Newton North High School is committed to a quality Physical Education/Health/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.