The Physical Education Department offers a variety of activities to our students. We hope that the students will enjoy these activities and will recognize the need for, and will want to continue, with some type of physical activity long after they graduate.
PE 111 PHYSICAL ED (Fr, Sophs, Jrs, Srs) SEM 1 .5 credit
PE 121 PHYSICAL ED (Fr, Sophs, Jrs, Srs.) SEM 2 .5 credit
Student Activities: TEAM SPORTS: basketball, volleyball, soccer, flag-football, softball
INDIVIDUAL SPORTS: badminton, paddle tennis, tennis
PHYSICAL FITNESS: weightlifting, calisthenics, aerobics. Student Evaluation: Participation, cooperation, and written tests.
NOTE: P.E. GRADE IS INCLUDED IN CUMULATIVE GPA.
CONED 311 CONSUMER EDUCATION (Jrs) Qt. 1,2 .25 credit
CONED 321 CONSUMER EDUCATION (Jrs) Qt. 3,4 .25 credit
This is a quarter course required for graduation and usually is taken during the junior year. The student is enrolled in Physical Education or a band class for the other quarter during the semester this course is taken.
Student Activities: Budgeting, banking, credit, insurance and car buying.
Student Evaluation: Handouts, quizzes and tests.
HLTH 211 HEALTH (Sophs) SEM 1 .5 credit
HLTH 221 HEALTH (Sophs) SEM 2 .5 credit
The Health Education program at Althoff hopes to make students aware of health related topics that can affect the quality of their life. The topics covered are: nutrition, mental health, communicable and noncommunicable diseases, and reproduction. Anatomy is taught when appropriate.
Students Activities: Lectures, discussions, group projects, audio-visual materials, professional speakers, and use of contemporary materials (newspapers, magazines, TV programs).
Student Evaluation: Tests, quizzes, written assignments, semester exam.
DRVED 111 DRIVER EDUCATION Qt. 1,2 .25 credit
DRVED 121 DRIVER EDUCATION Qt. 3,4 .25 credit
Driver Education at Althoff Catholic is offered through My Tutor Driving School and is licensed by the Illinois Secretary of State to provide classroom and driving instruction for teens. The course consists 32 hours of classroom instruction and 12 hours in the car. This program fulfills all state requirements for an individual to obtain an Illinois Driver License.
This class, because it is given through My Tutor Driving School, is $375 in addition to the normal tuition fees, and must be paid in full by the first day of class. You can find more information on the Althoff Catholic website under Student Life.