All middle school students take physical education classes. The Middle School physical education program fosters integrity, respect, responsibility, and participation by focusing on cooperation, effort, and development in a fun environment over winning and losing. A primary goal is for students to enjoy being active in order to create lifelong habits of physical activity. Students learn to take risks, try something new, and develop their physical fitness in a safe and positive environment. Classes increase their self-confidence while providing them with experiences in teamwork, sportsmanship, collaboration, critical thinking, and resourcefulness.