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Physical Education/Health

Physical Education/Health

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Our Mission

To prepare our students with the knowledge and skills to maintain a life-long healthy life-style.


Upcoming event: January 17, 2019:Logo

This year Young Hearts for Life, Edwards-Elmhurst and District 202 will be partnering to providing FREE ECG/EKG screening to ALL students! This is an exciting oppourtunity for our students here at Plainfield North High School.  Parents must sign students up and the screening will take place during PE/Health/Driver Education class.  If a student is not in one of these classes, the screening will take place during the students' studyhall period.    Here is some information on how to register:

TO REGISTER YOUR STUDENT FOR THE YH4L EVENT: To sign your child up for this FREE cardiac screening, please go to Click on the drop-down menu that says Registration & Events and choose Registration & Results. Click on Chicago Region High Schools. To access the registration page, read the YH4L information and then click on the “I Am Giving Permission for my child” Icon (located at the bottom of the page). Online registration will close at 12:00 pm the day before the screening. Please DO NOT register your child at a different school. 

Any questions can be emailed to Lynette Bayer at 



Lynette Bayer- Divisional Chair; Junior Skills for Healthy Living (Advanced Health)

Steve Berry- Health Education

Jon Bergin- Weight Training; Wellness

Joby Bodi- Weight Training; Strength Performance (Advanced wight training); Wellness

Robert Boryca- Sports Medicine ; Wellness; BTW 

James Farber- Recreational Activities, Wellness, BTW

Callie Gliwa- Dance I; Dance II; Life Skills

Mike Kneip- Team Sports; Wellness

Robert Mattingly- Health Education; Wellness

George Sam- PE Leadership; Wellness

Tina Sunderland- STARS program; Wellness, BTW

Amanda Viece- Adventure Challenge; Life Skills; Health Education

James Walter- Wellness, Driver Education, Early Bird  

                                Physical Education Department……Absence policy from PE class

If a student has an excused absence from physical education class, he or she has three options to make up that day’s twenty participation points:

**If some other written assignment, heart rate monitor or test was assigned that day, the student will need to make up that particular assessment or assignment.

First Option:

Participate in activity in the weight room after school starting at 2:30

*   Use the workout coupon and complete the workout that your teacher assigns.You will need to get a signature from the weight room supervisor. Then bring your copy of the workout coupon to the weight room with you on the day you go. Turn this form in to your PE teacher for make up of participaiton points in PE.

Second option:

Write an article review on a health or fitness-related topic:  

            a. Summary must be 1 page in length

            bMUST be hand written

            c. Must be in the student’s own words…if plagiarism is suspected, no credit will be given

            d. The article needs to be attached. If that is not possible, then supply the source, author, date and   page number

            e. The article may come from a newspaper, magazine, or credible on-line site

Third option:

Attend a PNHS sporting event and report on the event…

            a. The report must be one page in length

            b. Include team names, several player’s names, and outcome of the contest

            c. Include your observations on sportsmanship and teamwork

            d. You may be an observer or a participant