Physical Education & Wellness

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This page will allow you to view course descriptions, National and State Standards in Physical Education and Health, among other information. You will be able to meet the faculty and contact them through email.

Physical Education and Wellness Faculty

Carol Dozibrin is the Director of Athletics, Physical Education and Health. She has been at Winnacunnet since 1999. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Plymouth State College and her Master’s of Education from Norwich University. She has taken several graduate level courses from the University of New Hampshire. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ron Auffant graduated from the King’s College in New York and received his Master’s of Education from Azusa Pacific University in California. He started teaching at Winnacunnet in 2000. He teaches Physical Education and Wellness classes as well as Sports Medicine classes. He is the head football coach. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Larry Francoeur graduated from Plymouth State University. He teaches Project Adventure, Team Sports and Freshman Classes. He coaches football and basketball and joined us at Winnacunnet in 2006. Larry received his Master's of Education from New England College in 2013. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Lorie Garand graduated from Ashland University in Ohio. She is the Varsity Volleyball coach and teaches Wellness and PE classes. She came to WHS in 2006 with fifteen years of experience. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Courtney Glynn This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Patrick Snow - is a 2009 graduate of Plymouth State University. He is teaching PE and Wellness classes and is an assistant football coach and the JV boy's lacrosse coach. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cassiopeia Turcotte earned her Master's degree from University of New England in 2009, her undergraduate degree is from St. Joseph’s College in Maine. She has been teaching Fitness Dance, Wellness and freshman PE classes at Winnacunnet since 2001. She is the varsity girl's basketball coach. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Contact us:
Winnacunnet High School
1 Alumni Drive
Hampton, New Hampshire 03842
Phone: 603-926-9604 or 603-926-3395
Fax: 603-929-7296

21st Century Core Values and Beliefs

Our mission is to provide an environment to develop physical, mental, social, and emotional health, leading to a sense of total wellness. The basic concepts are knowledge and self-management that incorporate the need for responsibility, critical thinking, and decision making skills.These concepts will be employed for lifelong well-being.

Students will:

  • have a working knowledge of how physical activity impacts his/her wellness
  • develop physical skills that relate to lifelong activities
  • develop a basic knowledge, have the ability to perform, and will appropriately interact in activities
  • develop an awareness of fitness components and how they are integrated with nutritional and social risk factors
  • develop and implement his/her own personal health/fitness model
  • develop strategies which will help them with decision making skills

WHS Learning Expectations:

Wellness
  • Find and collect information from a variety of print and non-print material, electronic databases, multimedia, or other sources
  • Present information or ideas using visual, artistic and/or technological mediums
Physical Education:
  • Demonstrate the skills to work independently
  • Demonstrate the skills to work collaboratively

Physical Education Department Competencies


WHS Courses and Curriculum Frameworks

Physical Education & Wellness Courses

New Hampshire State Standards in Health and Physical Education

New Hampshire K-12 Physical Education Curriculum Standards

National Health Education Standards

Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention.

Standard 2: Students will analyze the influence of culture, media, technology and other factors on health.

Standard 3: Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid health information and health-promoting products and services.

Standard 4: Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health.

Standard 5: Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.

Standard 6: Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting skills to enhance health.

Standard 7: Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and reduce health risks.

Standard 8: Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family and community health.