Physical Education, Health, and Wellness

  • Newton North High School is committed to a quality Physical Education, Health, and Wellness program for every student.

    The PEHW department incorporates a multi-dimensional approach to well-being that promotes individual responsibility.

    We emphasize an active process of becoming aware of and making choices towards a healthier, more fulfilling life by giving students the skills and knowledge needed to establish and sustain an active lifestyle.


    By graduation, a Newton North student will be able to:

    1. Exhibit a healthy, active and well-balanced lifestyle.
    2. Display an understanding and respect for differences among people.
    3. Demonstrate responsible decision-making skills in personal and social settings.
    4. Demonstrate knowledge of and improvement in a variety of movement forms.
    5. Define skill and health-related fitness concepts.
    6. Establish and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical fitness.
    7. Apply wellness concepts to a variety of activities in everyday life.
    8. Understand and values physical activity as an opportunity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and social interaction. 
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