Presentation on theme: "HEALTH & PHYS. ED DEPT. TECHNOLOGY ED. MR. MATT FLACKMR. JOE PODRAZIK MR. JOE HOGENTOGLER MRS, SUZANNE SIRCHIE HEALTH EDUCATION MS. V. INTERRANTE MUSIC."— Presentation transcript:
HEALTH & PHYS. ED DEPT. TECHNOLOGY ED. MR. MATT FLACKMR. JOE PODRAZIK MR. JOE HOGENTOGLER MRS, SUZANNE SIRCHIE HEALTH EDUCATION MS. V. INTERRANTE MUSIC DEPARTMENTART EDUCATION MRS. VICKI BLUMMRS. E. BUCKMAN MRS. JOANNA LASKEYMS. EMILY SMITH MR. ERIC NORTON COMPUTER EDUCATION MS. AMY DOHENY Special Areas
Health Education 5 th Health – Ms. Interrante Character Education Nutrition Introduction to Puberty Education Personal Hygiene 6 th Health – Mrs. Sirchie Bullying Prevention (Project Based) 7 th Health - Ms. Interrante Body Systems Puberty & Reproduction First Aid 8 th Health – Ms. Interrante Human Sexuality Society, cultural, emotional and physical intimacy, human reproduction including STD’s, birth, birth control, gender identity. 5 culminating projects.
Physical Education Mr. Flack (5, 6, 8)Receives PE about 4 weeks everyday. Mr. Hogentogler (5, 6, 8)1 block Mrs. Sirchie (5, 6, 7) Grade 7 & 8 must change into district uniform (blue shorts, white shirt and sneakers) Sweats are permitted. Grades 5 & 6 must wear clothing to permit movement and sneakers. Sportsmanship, cooperation, participation, team building, decision making and respect for others are strictly followed. Teaching motor skills are done through the following activities: Football, Soccer, Field Hockey, Street Hockey, Frisbee football, Speedball, Pillow Polo, Scooters, Volleyball, Basketball, Whiffle Ball, Lacrosse, Golf, Ballroom dancing and many other cooperative learning activities. In addition, Yoga, Pilates, Aerobics, Step, Mountain Biking, Circuit Training. Activities will meet Pennsylvania State Standards.
Music Department Mrs. Blum - Band and Orchestra Mrs. Laskey – Choir and General Music Mr. Norton – General Music Every student in a performing ensemble will have one 42 minute lesson per week We serve the community by performing at many different events throughout the year All students will have 2 general music classes throughout the year. Students will perform on keyboards, guitars and various percussion instruments. They will also learn about a few of music’s most notable composers and performers and their connection to current music. Music lessons will meet the objectives of the NASD curriculum and adhere to the PA state standards.
Technology Education Mr. Podrazik Software & Robotics Inkscape Publisher Model Smart3D Inventor Robotics Circuits Civil Engineering Skyscrapers Bridges Forces PowerPoint Model Smart 3D LEGO NXT Mechanical Engineering Types of Technology Systems Model Design Process Simple Machines Measurement PowerPoint It’s not a teaching of tools…It’s a teaching tool! 8th 7th 6th Technology Education Students will learn to apply knowledge, academics, problem solving skills and personal skills to creatively design and engineer solutions to various technological problems.
COMPUTER SCIENCE- Ms. Doheny The goal of this class is to tie learning from content areas into Computer Science: 5 th grade: Students are learning how to touch type and basic skills in MS PowerPoint 7 th grade: A more complex tour of MS Excel: creating tables, charts and graphs. Researching our “Heros” and creating a PowerPoint to present to the class 8 th grade: Careers/Education opportunities after High School and also an introduction to Personal Finance and banking
Art Department Ms. Emily Smith Focus on creativity, exploring personal identity, and building confidence as artists Grade 5: Artists Are Storytellers Grade 6: Artists Are Naturalists Grade 8: Artists Show Identity Mrs. Elizabeth Buckman Focus on the Elements & Principles of Art and Design including specific skills & techniques Grade 5: Artists and the World Around Us Grade 6: Art and Color Theory Grade 7: Art & The Journey