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Health 9

Credit: .33

Grades Offered: 9th

Weight: 1.0


This course is designed to provide students with health information in such a way that influences young people to change attitudes so that they take positive action about their health. Major topics covered throughout the year will be stress, first aid, tobacco and alcohol abuse, physical fitness, nutrition, infectious disease, skin cancer and tanning, and personal hygiene.

Health 10

Credit: .33

Grades Offered: 10th

Weight: 1.0


This course involves a more in depth study of health education with a focus on the physical, mental, and emotional aspects of health. Aspects of instruction will include small group activities, guest speakers, journals and a group presentation.

Physical Education 9-12

Credit: .33

Grades Offered: 9th – 12th

Weight: 1.0


The aims of the Mount Carmel Area High School physical education department are to provide a medium for regular physical activities throughout life and to aid in the physical, social, and emotional development of each student. This is accomplished through participation in physical activities, sports, and games.

Adaptive Physical Education 9-12

Credit: .33

Grades Offered: 9th – 12th

Weight: 1.0


Adaptive physical education is for any student who is physically or emotionally handicapped. The course meets the needs of those who need specific instruction in a suitable environment for their level of ability. Activities such as swimming, basketball, tennis, weightlifting, Lacrosse, Frisbee, and Nerf football have been incorporated.