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    HOPE Syallbus

    Vanguard Style

    What is it? HOPE is Health Opportunities through Physical Education. The purpose of this course is to develop and enhance healthy behaviors that influence lifestyle choices and student health and fitness.

    Class Description: This course is to inform, influence, introduce, and develop the individual’s optimal level of fitness, health and life long activities. It involves well rounded knowledge of health and physical related issues to enhance each individual. This course provides the consequences as well as benefits of the life choices each individual will make. Weight training, cardiovascular training, stretching and body composition are an integral part of this course.

    Electronic Devices: Vanguard High School or Teachers are NOT responsible for ANY electronic Devices that are lost or stolen.

    Class Goals and Objectives:

    To promote teamwork; by educating one another.

    To build physical, mental and emotional strength with oneself, as well as with the class as a whole.

    To identify the good, from a bad situation and, how to create that good from effective decision-making skills (POSTIVE CHOICES).

    To dedicate oneself to learning the essentials for living a healthy and physically fit life.

    To set specific and realistic health-related fitness goals.

    To understand the components of physical fitness.

    To understand health problems associated with inadequate fitness levels.

    To design a fitness program to meet the individual needs and interest.

    To understand and apply the correct principles related to exercise and training.

    To exhibit and improved level of health related fitness.

    To understand sound nutritional practices related to physical fitness.

    What’s to know?

    Health and Fitness Choices and Behaviors

    Self Esteem and Choices

    Individual Wellness Plan (Goals)

    Body Image and Change

    Nutrition, Eating Disorders and Weight Control

    Stress and Violence

    Disease Prevention/Teenage Sexuality

    CPR and Safety Skills

    Social and Emotional Health

    Drug Use and Abuse

    Graded Materials:

    (This information is subject to change)

    Daily Activity & Work = 50%

    Each student must be in attendance so they can keep up with this work. Dressing out and participation points (20 points) will be given for total class effort. A student must be dressed out to receive credit for the day. If the student does not give maximal effort for the entire class they will receive a "0" for the day. ONLY ATHLETIC SHOES WILL BE ALLOWED!

    Homework = 10%

    Homework will consist of reading, notes, projects, and assignments for the year.

    Each student will be required to keep a notebook with dividers for papers, test, quizzes, notes, and assignments over the entire course time.

    Classwork/Test, = 40%

    The information covered during class, and given as direct notes will be on the test. A review will be given to ensure the student has the opportunity to receive a successful grade.

    Make-Up Work:

    Students are responsible for obtaining any missed assignments. Upon return, work must be obtained from the teacher, but it is the student’s responsibility to ask. If the

    absence is excused the student will have 1 week to make up missed work. If the absence is a day of participation they will do Cardio Activities to receive their 20 points. All make up work must be done in the morning before school starts.

    Late Assignments

    All assignments must be turned in before the test on the chapter, or it will not count for credit.

    Absent and suspended students have one week from the day they return to make all work they missed. If not turned in within that time period they receive no credit.

    Extra Credit:

    Different times throughout the year extra credit will be made available.

    Grading Scale: A 90 – 100%

    B 80 – 89%

    C 70 – 79%

    D 60 – 69%

    F 0 – 59%

    Materials:

    1. Each student will be required to bring a duo-tang folder with pockets, 150 sheets of paper, and a writing utensil. All work throughout the class will be kept in these notebooks.

    2. PE uniform will be required this year – the uniform is on sale for $20.00/set during the first 2 weeks in their HOPE class. This uniform, T-shirt, shorts (minimum 5 inch inseam for girls) and athletic shoes are required to be counted as dressed out.

    3. Students are required to bring a Combination lock for use in the locker room. Lockers are limited so first come first serve. DO NOT SHARE LOCKERS without Teacher approval.

    Textbooks:

    There is a class set of textbooks. Textbooks are to remain in the classroom. Guidance has a few textbooks, for students who need work completed due to illness.

    Class Rules: (These and others are posted on Classroom & Wellness center wall)

    1. Roll Call will be done in designated bleachers at the beginning and end of each period. Students are to remain seated until the bell rings.

    2. You will respect others and their property! Be a Positive, and Caring individual in class and around campus!

    3. You will NOT talk especially while others are speaking.

    4. Cell phones or any electronic devises will be taken if seen or heard in class/Locker room and a referral will result.

     

    5. You will keep your body parts and other objects to yourself. Horseplay will NOT be tolerated.

    6. Students must be in class and prepared to participate when the tardy bell rings, you will receive a referral for the 4th tardy and each one after.

    7. NO food or drink allowed in HOPE class, only Water is allowed.

    8. LOCKERROOM RESTROOMS ARE AVAILABLE FOR STUDENT USE DURING DRESS OUT AND DRESS IN TIME. NO OTHER RESTROOM BREAKS WILL BE ALLOWED!

    9. Students will not put backpacks or belongings on sinks in the locker room. (OR SIT ON THEM!!!)

    10. Books will be numbered and assigned to a specific student in each class. If the book is missing at the end of class. That student will be held responsible!

    KEEP TRACK OF YOUR BOOK!!!!

    Academic Dishonesty Policy

    This includes plagiarism, cheating, turning in another person’s work as your own, sharing information regarding quizzed or tested material, etc. This is unacceptable in my class and in the academic community in general. Acts of academic dishonesty will not be tolerated and will result in severe negative academic and disciplinary consequences.

    If at any time you feel the need to discuss your progress in class or have a concern regarding the subject matter, please feel free to bring this to my attention before school.

    Thank you for your cooperation! We are glad to be your teachers, so let’s have a great year!

    Beneficial Sites: March of Dimes, American Heart Association, United Way, MyPyramid.gov, Center for Disease Control (CDC), Vanguard High School (Wellness), etc.

    Speakers:

    We will be working with many great speakers. These speakers are from MCPS/MCHD CPR, Brazen (sexual abstinence), Drugs, Sickle Cell, AA "Alcohol", "Ill Effects of Tobacco", Bullying/Dating Abuse - Team-Impact, SAFE, & Army National Guard, etc.

    **A written reflection will be required on each of these and you need to be ready for a Quiz the next day.

    The best way to reach HOPE Coaches is via e-mail:

    Coach Blair- William.Blair@marion.k12.fl.us

    Coach Foster –Meredith.Foster@marion.k12.fl.us

    Office Hours: 8-8:30 Monday- Friday

     

    HOPE BEHAVIOR MATRIX

    Expected Classroom Behavior

    • Demonstrating good listening
    • Following directions quickly and the first time
    • Beginning work promptly
    • Keeping arms, feet, and body to yourself-in your own space
    • Making requests politely or asking for help when needed in a nice way
    • Waiting to be called on to speak
    • Walking safely
    • Talking with others positively and supportively
    • Accepting consequences quickly and appropriately
    • Apologizing appropriately
    • Treating classroom furniture, books and other materials with respect
    • Treating others’ personal property with respect
    • Asking adults for help to solve serious problems or stay safe
    • Being kind to others
    • Cooperating with others
    • Sharing with others
    • Treating others with dignity and respect
    • Telling the truth
    • Taking responsibility for your own actions
    • Starting and finishing a conversation appropriately

     Incentives/ Reward

    • Praise or compliments
    • Positive phone calls or notes home
    • Giving the student an additional responsibility or having him/her run an errand
    • Letting the class have five minutes at the end of the class period as free time

    Intensity I Offenses

    • Passive off-task behavior
    • Not listening/not paying attention
    • Talking out of turn
    • Calling/shouting/blurting out answers
    • Distracting others
    • Not participating when dressed out
    • First tardy
    • First time phone offense
    • Mistreating gym equipment (first time)

     Corrective Responses

    • Teacher proximity
    • Teacher redirect
    • Teacher warning
    • Student is moved to another seat in the                         classroom
    • Teacher ends activity for the student; makes him/her watch the other students

    until they have completed their activity, they receive a 0% for the day

    • Will ask to put phone away and not be seen again

    Intensity II

    Continuing Intensity 1 Behaviors, OR

    Additional Offenses:

    • Talking to neighbors/others without permission
    • Chronic socializing with peers
    • Talking out of turn
    • Inappropriate tone or volume of voice
    • Calling/shouting/blurting out answers
    • Teasing
    • Distracting others
    • Second-third tardy
    • Second phone offense
    • Mistreating gym equipment (second offense)
    • Dress Code (first time)
    • Destruction of school property (textbooks)
    • Inappropriate Language (First time)

     Corrective Responses

    • Move the student outside of the classroom for the rest of the class
    • Letter to parent-written by the student, (signed by parent and returned)
    • Phone contact with parent
    • Parent/student/teacher conference
    • Phone will be taken away, and giving back at the end of the school day
    • Teacher ends activity for the student; makes him/her watch the other students until they have completed their activity, they receive a 0% for the day

    Intensity III

    (Defiant)

    • Not following directions/Significant deviance
    • Bullying/verbally threatening behavior
    • Taunting
    • Fourth tardy
    • Third phone offense
    • Mistreating gym equipment third offense
    • Dress Code (Second time)
    • Inappropriate language (second time)
    • Destruction of school property (textbooks)

     Corrective Responses

    • Phone contact with parent
    • Referral (Discipline office will take further action)

     

    Intensity 4 ( Dangerous) Offenses:

    (Marion County Public School Code of Conduct)

    • Alcohol, Drugs: Over the Counter/Prescription/Illegal
    • Fighting-Injury or weapon or Not Mutual Combat
    • Sexual Battery, Sexual Offenses (Sexual Contact, Lewd Behavior)
    • Vandalism over $1000
    • Weapons

    Administrative Response:

    Parental contact-immediate oral communication, followed by written notification of the following action:

    • Recommendation for Expulsion with mandatory 10 suspension from school
    • Assignment to special program/school if expulsion is not appropriate
    • Felony transfer

     

    Dear Parents, 

     

    We hope you had an enjoyable summer. Throughout the upcoming semester in HOPE, we will be continuing to work through our Personnel Fitness for You text book on the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards to ensure your child will be successful in demonstrating their skills on the Local End of Course Exam at the end of the year. 

     

    Below are student expectations.  Failure to follow these guidelines will result in disciplinary action. Please sign and return a copy of this letter with your student for a Homework grade. We thank you for your continued support. Please feel free to contact us via email with any questions or concerns. 

     

    HOPE is a participation based class. Dressing out and participating in physical activities is 50% of your student’s grade. If they do not dress out, they will fail. Please encourage your child to dress out and participate in all class activities. HOPE is a graduation requirement. 

    Meredith.Foster@marion.k12.fl.us  William.Blair@marion.k12.fl.us 

     

    H.O.P.E EXPECTATIONS 

    YOU WILL NOT KICK THE VOLLEYBALL

    YOU WILL NOT SLAM THE BASKETBALL AGAINST THE WALL

    IF YOU ARE NOT DRESSED OUT YOU WILL SIT DOWN AND NOT PARTICIPATE

    IF YOU SIT DOWN ON THE BLEACHERS, YOU WILL A RECEIVE A 0% FOR THE DAY FOR NOT PARTICIPATING

    YOU WILL LINE UP IN THE CORRECT ORDER WHEN CHECKING DRESSED AND NON DRESSED STUDENTS

    YOU WILL NOT TURN THE LIGHTS ON AND OFF IN THE HALLWAY OR LOCKER ROOM

    YOU WILL NOT HORSE PLAY IN THE LOCKER ROOM

    ELECTRONIC DEVICES WILL BE STORED OUT OF SIGHT OR THEY WILL BE TURNED INTO DISCIPLINE

    If you fail to adhere to any of these expectations it will result in a 0% for the day and a disciplinary referral.

     

    Weight Training/Team Sports Syllabus

    Vanguard Style

     

    What is it?   The purpose of this course is to develop and enhance healthy behaviors that influence lifestyle choices and student health and fitness.

     

    Class Description:  This course is to inform, influence, introduce, and develop the individual’s optimal level of fitness, health and life long activities.  It involves well rounded knowledge of health and physical related issues to enhance each individual.  This course provides the consequences as well as benefits of the life choices each individual will make.  Weight training, cardiovascular training, stretching and body composition are an integral part of this course.

     

    Electronic Devices: Vanguard High School or Teachers are NOT responsible for ANY electronic Devices that are lost or stolen. 

     

    Class Goals and Objectives:

    To promote teamwork; by educating one another.

     

    To build physical, mental and emotional strength with oneself, as well as with the class as a whole.

     

    To identify the good, from a bad situation and, how to create that good from effective decision-making skills (POSTIVE CHOICES).

     

    To dedicate oneself to learning the essentials for living a healthy and physically fit life.

     

    To set specific and realistic health-related fitness goals.

     

    To understand the components of physical fitness.

     

    To understand health problems associated with inadequate fitness levels.

     

    To design a fitness program to meet the individual needs and interest.

     

    To understand and apply the correct principles related to exercise and training.

     

    To exhibit and improved level of health related fitness.

     

    To understand sound nutritional practices related to physical fitness.

     

     

     

     

     

    What’s to know?

    Health and Fitness Choices and Behaviors

     

    Self Esteem and Choices

     

    Individual Wellness Plan (Goals)

     

    Body Image and Change

     

    Nutrition, Eating Disorders and Weight Control

     

    Stress and Violence

     

    Disease Prevention/Teenage Sexuality

     

    Social and Emotional Health

     

    Drug Use and Abuse

     

    Graded Materials:

     (This information is subject to change)

     

    Daily Activity & Work = 50%

    Each student must be in attendance so they can keep up with this work. Dressing out and participation points (20 points) will be given for total class effort. A student must be dressed out to receive credit for the day.  If the student does not give maximal effort for the entire class they will receive a “0” for the day.  ONLY ATHLETIC SHOES WILL BE ALLOWED!

     

    Homework = 10%

    Homework will consist of reading, notes, projects, and assignments for the year.

    Each student will be required to keep a notebook with dividers for papers, test, quizzes, notes, and assignments over the entire course time.

     

    Classwork/Test, = 40%

    The information covered during class, and given as direct notes will be on the test. A review will be given to ensure the student has the opportunity to receive a successful grade.

     

    Make-Up Work:

    Students are responsible for obtaining any missed assignments. Upon return, work must be obtained from the teacher, but it is the student’s responsibility to ask.  If the absence is excused the student will have 1 week to make up missed work.  If the absence is a day of participation they will do Cardio Activities to receive their 20 points.  All make up work must be done in the morning before school starts.

     

     

    Late Assignments

    All assignments must be turned in before the test on the chapter, or it will not count for credit.

    • Absent and suspended students have one week from the day they return to make all work they missed. If not turned in within that time period they receive no credit.

     

    Extra Credit:

    Different times throughout the year extra credit will be made available.

     

    Grading Scale: A 90 – 100%

                             B 80 – 89%

                             C 70 – 79%

                             D 60 – 69%

                             F   0 – 59%

     

    Materials:

     

    1. Each student will be required to bring a duo-tang folder with pockets, 150 sheets of paper, and a writing utensil. All work throughout the class will be kept in these notebooks.
    2. PE uniform will be required this year – the uniform is on sale for $20.00/set during the first 2 weeks in their class. This uniform, T-shirt, shorts (minimum 5 inch inseam for girls) and athletic shoes are required to be counted as dressed out.
    3. Students are required to bring a Combination lock for use in the locker room. Lockers are limited so first come first serve. DO NOT SHARE LOCKERS without Teacher approval.

     

     

    Class Rules: (These and others are posted on Classroom & Wellness center wall)

     

    1. Roll Call will be done in designated bleachers at the beginning and end of each period.  Students are to remain seated until the bell rings.
    2. You will respect others and their property! Be a Positive, and Caring individual in class and around campus!
    3. You will NOT talk especially while others are speaking.
    4. Cell phones or any electronic devises will be taken if seen or heard in class/Locker room and a referral will result.
    5. You will keep your body parts and other objects to yourself. Horseplay will NOT be tolerated.
    6. Students must be in class and prepared to participate when the tardy bell rings, you will receive a referral for the 4th tardy and each one after.
    7. NO food or drink allowed in class, only Water is allowed.

     

    LOCKERROOM RESTROOMS ARE AVAILABLE FOR STUDENT USE DURING DRESS OUT AND DRESS IN TIME. NO OTHER RESTROOM BREAKS WILL BE ALLOWED!

    1. Students will not put backpacks or belongings on sinks in the locker room. (OR SIT ON THEM!!!)

     

    Academic Dishonesty Policy

    This includes plagiarism, cheating, turning in another person’s work as your own, sharing information regarding quizzed or tested material, etc. This is unacceptable in my class and in the academic community in general. Acts of academic dishonesty will not be tolerated and will result in severe negative academic and disciplinary consequences.

     

    If at any time you feel the need to discuss your progress in class or have a concern regarding the subject matter, please feel free to bring this to my attention before school.

    Thank you for your cooperation! We are glad to be your teachers, so let’s have a great year!

     

    Beneficial Sites: March of Dimes, American Heart Association, United Way, MyPyramid.gov, Center for Disease Control (CDC), Vanguard High School (Wellness), etc.

    Speakers:

    We will be working with many great speakers. These speakers are from MCPS/MCHD CPR, Brazen (sexual abstinence), Drugs, Sickle Cell, AA “Alcohol”, “Ill Effects of Tobacco”, Bullying/Dating Abuse - Team-Impact, SAFE, & Army National Guard, etc.

    **A written reflection will be required on each of these and you need to be ready for a Quiz the next day.

     

    The best way to reach HOPE Coaches is via e-mail:

    Coach Blair- William.Blair@marion.k12.fl.us

    Coach Foster –Meredith.Foster@marion.k12.fl.us

    Office Hours: 8-8:30 Monday- Friday