Physical Education/Health/Driver Ed

Department Chair

Lauren DeAngelis
Department Chair

Mary Wagner
Department Secretary


Bellecomo-Young, Nicole

Assistant Athletic Director / Physical Education, Health and Driver Education

Bibel, Mark

Physical Education Teacher

Constable, John

Physical Education Teacher

DeAngelis, Lauren

Physical Education, Health, and Driver Education Department Chair

Dobric, Stevan

Student Support Teacher

Eisen, Meredith

Physical Education Teacher

Fijor, Stephen

PE/Health Teacher

Fitzgerald, Michael

PE Teacher/Head Football Coach

Gallivan, Elizabeth

Special Education Physical Education Teacher

Giuliani, D. Mark

Physical Education Teacher

Jensen, Michelle

Physical Education Performing Arts Teacher

Kalal, David

Physical Education/Head Baseball Coach

Kasper, Donald

Physical Education Teacher

Martinelli, MaryKate

Physical Education Teacher

Metcalf, Nicholas

Health/Driver Education/Special Education

Monken, Matthew

PE Teacher/Head Girls Golf

Pinta, Anna

PE Teacher/Dance

Roy, Markus

PE/Health Teacher

Madelyn Rowan

Physical Education/Health Teacher

Schroeder, Megan

Physical Education/Health Teacher



York Physical Education, Health, and Driver Education Department
Home of the Dukes


Young Hearts For Life 

Coming To York High School

Thursday, September 30th

(Students will be attending during their PE/Health/Driver Ed. Classes)

Student Registration Link

Educational Video

"We  firmly believe ECG screening of all physically active young persons, regardless of gender or sports affiliation is clinically justified, cost-effective and ethically compelling.  There are some things you cannot place an economic value on and a child’s life is one of them.”

Joseph C. Marek, MD

Founder and Medical Director, Young Hearts for Life®


York High School PE/Health/Driver Education Mission Statement

The mission of York High School’s PE/Health/Driver Education department is to proactively develop physically fit individuals, strengthen minds, and promote positive attitudes towards life-long fitness while shaping individuals to become positive, impactful members of society.

Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.

~John F. Kennedy



Reason 1: Regular Physical Activity Helps Prevent Disease
Reason 2: Regular Physical Activity Promotes Lifetime Wellness
Reason 3: Quality Physical Education Can Help Fight Obesity
Reason 4: Quality Physical Education Can Help Promote Lifelong Physical Fitness
Reason 5: Quality Physical Education Provides Unique Opportunities for Activity
Reason 6: Quality Physical Education Teaches Self-Management and Motor Skills
Reason 7: Physical Activity and Physical Education Promote Learning
Reason 8: Regular Physical Activity Participation Makes Economic Sense
Reason 9: Physical Education Is Widely Endorsed
Reason 10: Quality Physical Education Helps to Educate the Total Child


Social Learning Targets: ISBE Standards 21, 24

  • I actively engage in Physical Education class or
  • I participate at a high level of activity during Physical Education class
  • I am accepting and respectful of diversity within the class.

Fitness Learning Targets: ISBE Standards 19, 20, 23

  • I can achieve my healthy zone for health related fitness components.
  • I can achieve and maintain my THR zone for a minimum of 20 minutes.
  • I am able to identify the differences between health and skill related fitness components.

 Lifestyle/Life-Long Learning Targets: ISBE Standards 21, 22, 24

  • I can model teamwork, through sportsmanship and fair play, to reinforce interpersonal skills to be implemented in daily life.
  • I understand the importance of lifelong health & physical fitness and the benefits of participation in a variety of activities competitively, recreationally, and within the community.

 Movement/Motor Skills Learning Targets: ISBE Standards 19, 23 

  • I can demonstrate several motor skills and movements patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities. 
  • I can demonstrate knowledge of all basic rules, safety, & etiquette during physical activities.