Students are required to take Physical Education each year at Timberlane. The focus is to increase physical fitness through the development of skills for team, individual and lifetime sports. Strategy, safety, and sportsmanship are stressed. The concept of lifelong physical fitness is the central idea of the program.
Students are required to take Health Education each year at Timberlane. The program will be progressive, building on concepts learned from the previous year. Health Education and Physical Education will work together to promote the overall goal of wellness education.
The following units will be covered: effective communication, drugs, alcohol, and tobacco (including drug classifications and the stages of addiction), personality, mental health, physiology (including the respiratory system, cardiovascular system, muscular system, skeletal system, nervous system, endocrine system, excretory system, male and female reproductive system, and the digestive system), personal health and nutrition, diseases (including Lyme disease), and family living (including the male and female reproductive system, sexually transmitted diseases, and HIV/AIDS education).