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Mission: Physical Education at QO is about developing each individual to achieve their potential. We provide a broad range of opportunities for all of our students to fully realize their physical skills and abilities. We allow our students to build their understanding and experience of teamwork, leadership skills and broader social skills as well. Furthermore, we aim to foster a love of sport that will allow our students to continue to participate long after they leave school.
Staff List and Contact
|Female PE Office||301-840-4582|
|Ms. Aranda Teacher Resource||Brook_N_Aranda@mcpsmd.org|
|Ms. Rill Classroom Teacher||Vicki_L_Rill@mcpsmd.org|
|Ms. Soule Classroom Teacher (Health Ed.)||Susan_M_Soule@mcpsmd.org|
|Ms. Plummer Classroom Teacher|
|Ms. Vincenty Classroom Teacher||Alicia_M_Vincenty@mcpsmd.org|
|Male PE Office||301-840-4581|
|Mr. Changuris Classroom Teacher||Tyrus_J_Changuris@mcpsmd.org|
|Mr. Gasaway Classroom Teacher||Jason_M_Gasaway@mcpsmd.org|
|Mr. Heiney-Gonzalez Classroom Teacher||David_F_Gonzalez@mcpsmd.org|
|Mr. Kowalick Classroom Teacher||Michael_A_Kowalick@mcpsmd.org|
GENERAL PHYSICAL EDUCATION
9th grade students complete one semester of General Physical Education and then can choose a specialty class or Concentrated Physical Education for the other semester. General Physical Education is an introduction to the high school physical education curriculum. This course offers a variety of individual, team and personal development activities. Students are guided in identifying and improving their fitness levels through the development and use of personalized fitness plans. This class also focuses on basic skills in a variety of sport units.
CONCENTRATED PHYSICAL EDUCATION
This course includes instruction in two or three activity units during a semester. Students may select from a variety of interest areas. Emphasis is on fitness as well as intermediate and advanced skill techniques in selected sports and activities.
SPECIALTY PHYSICAL EDUCATION
This course includes instruction in one or two selected activities during a semester. Improving individual fitness levels is also emphasized in this course. Skill work progresses from beginning to advanced with the emphasis being on intermediate to advanced level skills.
All students should have a change of clothing which includes shorts, sweatpants, t-shirt, and most importantly proper athletic shoes.
GENERAL PHYSICAL EDUCATION COURSE OFFERINGS
|Flag Football||Speedball||Weight Training|
|Floor Hockey||Street Hockey|
(Students must successfully complete General