H.S. Physical Education

  •      Sayville High School

        Physical Education

    " You've got to be in it to win it"

    Physical Education is an integral part of the total education program.  It is that phase of education which provides an opportunity, through activity, for physical, mental and social development, and improvement of the individual to meet the challenges of life.  It is our mission at Sayville High School to empower all students to sustain regular, lifelong physical activity as a foundation for high school experiences, and also a healthy, productive and fulfilling life.


    The Sayville H.S. Physical Education Staff provides the students with the opportunity to develop the body, mind and spirit. It is our vision to create an atmosphere of wellness in our classroom that will extend into the community. The foundation of our program lies in physical fitness, social development, skill development and the acquisition of sport knowledge. These ingredients delivered with kindness and caring will enable our students to flourish .

    Wellness is imbedded throughout the curriculum as indicated by the following list of objectives.

    PSYCHOMOTOR OBJECTIVES The student will demonstrate proficiency or show improvement in:

    *gaining muscular endurance, strength, cardiorespiratory, flexibility, agility, power, coordination, speed and balance.

    *acquisition of throwing, catching, kicking, striking, rolling, dribbling, shooting, passing and rebounding skills.

    *active participation.

    *finding his/her heart rate.

    *finding his/her target heart zone.

    *taking a resting and active heart rate.

    AFFECTIVE OBJECTIVES - The student will develop an appreciation of:

    *personal living skills of respect for others, leadership, followership, risk taking & initiative.

    *the concept of team work and cooperation.

    *the emotional and physical well being necessary to participate in any sport, game, or activity.

    *fitness as a part of one's lifestyle.

    *individual skills of self and others.

    COGNITIVE OBJECTIVES - The student will be able to:

    *demonstrate an understanding of safe participation in fitness activities.

    *understand the components of fitness (muscular endurance, strength, cardiorespiratory and flexibility).

    *determine fitness related activities that are available.

    *identify basic anatomical, biomechanical and physiological principles involved in fitness, sport and physical activity

    *demonstrate a knowledge of terminology, position, play situations and game strategies.


    High School Activities

    Project Adventure
    Ultimate Frisbee
    Cardio Walk
    Fitness Testing
    Weight Training
    Floor Hockey
    European Handball
    Step Aerobics
    Jump Rope