Welcome to the Physical Education and Health Department!

  • Department Mission:

    Every student will acquire the skills necessary to become life- long participants in physical activities and pursue and value a healthy lifestyle.


    Department Vision:

    J. Sterling Morton High School District 201’s Physical Education Department believes that every student will learn the foundational skills of physical activity and wellness through movement-centered and knowledge-based activities within a safe and supportive learning environment. Students will be challenged to recognize the diversity of individual ability and participate with respect to those around them.


    We Believe:

    • Students should have the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills to improve their physical, social and emotional wellness now and for the rest of their lives.
    • Students should learn the positive and negative effects of their decisions in the areas of health and physical education.
    • All students should be given the opportunity to become physically fit.
    • All students are learners, and we accept responsibility for teaching them through differentiated instruction.