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C.P.R. and First Aid

This course presents information about the American Heart Association adult and infant/child Chain of Survival and signs of heart attack, cardiac arrest, stroke and choking in adults. The course also covers signs of choking in infants and children, how to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), and the prevention of the most common fatal injuries in infants and children.

Driver's Education

This course is an optional elective available to students aged 15 and older. Students learn about the NJ Driver’s License system, driver safety and rules, defensive driving, penalties for drinking and driving, road signs and emergency situations. A passing grade on the NJ Driver’s Knowledge exam at the conclusion of the course allows students to receive their driving permit and pursue their six hours of behind-the-wheel training with a driving school.

Healthy Living/Health Education

Healthy Living takes a look at the areas of self-awareness, relationships, well-being, careers, and independent living. Students are presented with information in these areas along with activities, group discussions, simulations, case studies and projects to make this information applicable to their lives. Students are also acquainted with the effects of alcoholism and drug addiction on the family structure. Strong emphasis is placed upon mental and emotional health, and maturity.

Human Sexuality

This course is designed to make the students aware of the importance of good wholesome family life and to recognize, understand, and accept the responsibilities of adulthood and parenthood. Human Sexuality course-work also provides students with knowledge about the processes and variations in: sexual functions and reproduction; intimate relationships; sexual and gender role development and behavior; and the social, cultural, historical and moral contexts of sex and love.

Weight Training

This is an introductory course that focuses on correct weight lifting techniques. Individual work will range from muscle hypertrophy to muscle strength and endurance, as well as, promoting proper physical conditioning.

Physical Education

Through active participation in a wide variety of team sports, dual and individual sports, life time sports, and recreational activities, Physical Education develops skills, knowledge and attitudes which contribute directly to the development of physical efficiency and social competency. Fitness is an important component of the entire curriculum. Fitness activities and testing are done throughout all grade levels as an additional program to complement the core curriculum. The program of instruction is fully co-ed. Students take Physical Education daily except when in Health Education.

Wii Fit

A computer based fitness program. A combination of fitness and fun designed for everyone! By playing Wii Fit students can work toward personal goals of better health and fitness

Benway Events

31May
08:00AM - 02:00PM
State Biology Test
01Jun
08:00AM - 02:00PM
State Biology Test
21Jun
08:00AM - 05:00PM
Early Dismissal
22Jun
08:00AM - 05:00PM
Early Dismissal
22Jun
09:00AM - 12:00PM
Graduation
23Jun
08:00AM - 05:00PM
Early Dismissal