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Parkway introduces online physical education course

Junior Caroline Judd attempts to follow an online weightlifting video. In the summer of 2020 Parkway is introducing a new online physical education course available to all students.

Lydia Roseman, News Editor

April 17, 2019

Students scale rock walls, dance to cultural music, toss frisbees, lift heavyweights and earn scuba certifications within the large assortment of physical education courses that Parkway offers. Adding to the selection of physical education courses, online physical education is going to be offered beginnin...

Physical education classes run athletes into the dust

Teacher Tim Corteville instructs his primarily freshman P.E. class from the side of the pool as a part of the swim unit.

Emily Dickson and Grant Aden, Conceptual Editor in Chief and Sports Editor

March 9, 2017

Six miles, strength training, 700 calories burned—all in a day's work for student athletes at West and it’s not from a physical education class. It’s from running cross country. Even after hours of academic activity, students then shift their focus to after school athletics practices that contin...

Students dive deep for a lifetime certification

Senior Anna Mae Atkins, junior Emily Dickson, and sophomore Hayden Sampson check their gear after the last dive at Mermet Springs.

Leigh Ann Barnett, Staff Writer

December 13, 2016

After a year hiatus, the Scuba and Aquatics class returned as a Physical Education credit. “We did not have enough students sign up for it, so we did not have the class last year.  It was the first year that we did not have it in 15 years,” Physical Education teacher Tommie Rowe said. Prior kno...

Credit where credit is due

Credit where credit is due

Katerina Frederick, Staff Writer

April 8, 2015

Imagine waking up at 4 a.m., running a 5K and then attending school for seven hours. Once the final bell rings, your day is not over, it is time to change clothes and get to practice.

POW: Tim Corteville, physical education teacher

POW: Tim Corteville, physical education teacher

Allie Collins, Staff Writer

October 12, 2014

Health teacher, Tim Corteville, shares about his love for his job.

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