Ian Warkentien

Phone: (228) 435-1421


Degrees and Certifications:

Certified in English and Physical Education Master's Degree from AIU

Ian Warkentien

Welcome students and parents for a great school year at Biloxi Junior High School!  I am happy to teach/coach your child for the 2014-15 school year!  I have been teaching for 10 years and am looking forward to many more.  Please let me know should you ever need anything.
8th Grade P.E.
8th Grade Football Coach
Jr. High Girls Track Assistant Coach

2014-2015 Course Syllabus for Physical Education    Term 1


 Objectives: This is a general overview of what the teacher will teach and what the student is expected to master.

            1. Demonstrate competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities. (GM, FM, C) a. Demonstrate competency*of movement skills while participating in team and individual sports.

b. Utilize knowledge of previously experienced skills and strategies during a variety of non-traditional sports and game activities.

c. Create and practice a rhythmic activity.

2. Demonstrate understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics as they apply to the learning and performance of physical activities. (C, GM, FM, S) a. Create and modify activities that provide practice of selected skills to help improve physical performance.

b. Critique personal and peer’s skill performance.

c. Identify the basic training principles (i.e., FITT*, Warm-up/Work-Out/Cool Down, specificity, overload, intensity).

3. Exhibit a physically active lifestyle. (F, L, C) a. Participate in physical activities based on individual interests or capabilities.

b. Explore different lifelong physical activities.

4. Achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical fitness. (F, L, C, GM, FM) a. Participate in fitness assessment and developmentally appropriate health-related activities for the purpose of improving skill performance and physical fitness.

b. Design a personal fitness plan*.

c. Engage in physical activity at an increased heart rate for a minimum of 20 minutes at least three times per week.

5. Exhibit responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity settings. (S, P) a. Follow rules and regulations and respect others.

b. Understand the importance of safety for self and others, as well as proper use of equipment during physical activities.

c. Work cooperatively with others regardless of personal differences.

d. Use positive peer interaction to enhance personal physical activity.

6. Value physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction. (S, P, L, AP) a. Use the physical activity setting as an opportunity to improve social skills (i.e., self expression, social interaction, etc.).

b. Analyze physical fitness experiences regarding social, emotional, and health benefits.



Tests and Grades



Grading:  A=90-100  B=80-89  C=70-79  D=65-69  F=below 65  I=incomplete

Grading follows the policies of Biloxi Public Schools.  A mid-term progress report and a report card following the end of each term are issued.



Tests: 90%  daily participation grade

     10% nine week test

   Note: Students are expected to participate daily unless a note from parent is provided


Retesting:  If needed.


Homework/Assignments/Projects: In Physical Education there will be no written homework or assignments unless a student has been in ISS or OSS.  Assignments will be sent to ISS for student to complete or Pupil Accounting for the student to pick up if she has received OSS.  This will cover work he missed during her absence from class.


Course Requirements: Participating and achieving basic skills in the following activities this year: Football, Basketball, Soccer, Tennis/Badminton, Track/Cross Country, Golf, Baseball/Softball, Table Tennis and Introduction to Weight Lifting.


Important Dates:  Midterm progress report: Sep. 10   Common Term Assessment: Oct.6-Oct. 10   Report Cards: Oct. 20



Students are expected to come to class with proper clothing attire and footwear to participate in the daily activities. Students are graded on performance and sportsmanship. If a student can not participate she will need to have a parent note or a doctor’s excuse. Students receive 20 points daily, 100 points weekly. Students can have point deducted daily based on their willingness to participate and attitude during class.