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Physical Education


Two years are required for graduation, one of which must be taken in the ninth grade. Physical fitness, health related fitness, skill related fitness and activity rules are taught. Individual sports such as tennis, badminton, jujitsu, swimming, dance, fitness and weight training are included. Large group activities include soccer, flag football, softball, bowling and volleyball. Medical problems are dealt with on an individual basis. Any AUSD high school student in grades ten (10) through twelve (12) may request a waiver of the required physical education course (Ed Code 51241(b)(1)) for a full year (two semesters) or a half year (one semester). The requirements for an approval are available on the Physical Education page of the AUSD website.

PE Courses

Department Members

Mr. Pearse

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