James Baertschiger



Degrees and Certifications:

James Baertschiger


Course Description: This course includes instruction, practice and assessment in a variety of individual and team sports. The emphasis throughout the course is for students to gain the skills and knowledge in various activities to promote a commitment to life-long fitness.

Course Expectations: The student will:


1. Be prepared for participation every day.

2. Work to improve his/her skills in class every day.


3. Demonstrate skills and knowledge in several ways, including through consistent, active participation in class.


4. Respect others in class – respect differences in ability, personality, and experience

Demonstrate positive sportsmanship


Classroom Supplies:

P.E. Uniform with last name and first name written clearly on both shirt and shorts. P.E. Shoes, two pair of socks, stick deoderant, sweat bottoms and tops and snow cap.

Class Rules & Consequences

Non- Dress policy: 1st non-dress verbal warning, 2nd non-dress written note home or phone call, 3rd non-dress 1st referral, 1 lunch detention 4th non-dress 2nd referral, 2 lunch detentions 5th non-dress 3rd referral 3 lunch detentions 6th non-dress 4th referral. In school suspension

Grading Policy

Grading Criteria:

Academic grades will reflect a student's mastery of the subject's knowledge and skills according to state standards.

Rubric Scale



Mastery: Superior academic performance through evidence of in-depth understanding and demonstration of skill/standard.


Approaching Mastery: Consistently meets and sometimes exceeds the basic skill/standard and has a complete understanding, and can demonstrate the skill/standard.


Proficient: Meets the standard with basic knowledge and demonstration. Some errors may be present.


Working Toward Proficient: Not yet passing. Occasional demonstration of skill/standard.


Not Proficient/Insufficient Evidence: Limited achievement of the grade level standards/expectations. Proficiency cannot be determined due to missing assignments, and/or length of time in school.


This course is a 100% proficiency graded course .

Students will be assessed in skill, knowledge, and application following the rubrics.


Skill : After instruction and practice, and during additional practice and game play, students will be assessed in the basic skills listed in the learning targets. Skills will be assessed continually. Students are expected to demonstrate their skills consistently. Students can continue to improve their skill assessment score throughout the unit.


Knowledge : After instruction and during the activity unit, students will be assessed in knowledge, usually through a written quiz.


Application: After instruction and practice, students will participate in game play, or follow workout plans. Students will be assessed in application during active participation in the activity during class. The assessment score reflects how well the student uses their skills and knowledge during game play and how well they contribute overall to game play.

District Grading Scale :


  A Mastery

  B Approaching Mastery

  C Proficient  

  I Incomplete

  F   Not proficient