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North Idaho Stem Charter Academy · P.E., Dance, & Resort/Recreation Management · Military Science

Tone and Trim

  • Spring 2021
  • Section 700
  • 1 Credits
  • 02/01/2021 to 05/19/2021
  • Modified 01/12/2021

Contact Information

Brett Hatrock

North Idaho STEM Charter Academy


Meeting Times

This is a face to face, activity class.

Meeting time: Monday/Wednesday 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Meeting Place: North Idaho STEM Charter Academy Gymnasium


This course focuses on total body conditioning. Students will use weights, balls, bands, steps, mats, and the great outdoors to improve their health. Students will experiment with many different forms of exercise including pilates, yoga, cardiovascular training, and total body strengthening. This course may be repeated for a total of four credits. Only one credit may apply toward the Wellness requirement in GEM 7.


1.  Appropriate Training Attire, Comfortable and loose fitting clothing.

2.  Walking or running shoes.

3.  Fitness Charts will be provided.



  • Identify the equipment and, if appropriate, the setting needed for the activity and the conditions for best use or practice.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with the key skills or exercise of the activity, as outlined in the syllabus, to include personal safety and safety of those engaged in this activity as appropriate.
  • Evaluate the effect of participation in and practice of this activity on wellness, which may include muscle strength, flexibility, stamina, mental focus, nutrition, self-confidence, stress reduction, social connection, and environmental awareness.
  • Reflect on changes in self-awareness, ability, and behavior associated with active and ongoing engagement in this activity.
  • Propose or plan how to continue involvement in this activity after the course as a way to sustain wellness.


Final Grade:

Course Assessment will be based on:

     Daily participation/Attendance-60%

     Daily preparedness-25%

     Skills/Fitness tests-15%

Grading Scale: 100-90%  A

                        89-80%  B

                       79-70%  C

                       69-60%  D

                       59%-Below  F

*Attendance/Participation: 3 points per day

Student must be present and participate the entire duration of class to receive attendance/participation points.

*Preparedness/Attire: 3 points per day

Student must dress down in appropriate gym clothing/shoes to receive the daily preparedness points.  IE shorts/sweats, t-shirt, athletic footwear.

*Skills/Fitness Tests: 10 points per each.


STEM Dual Credit 110T-700 Tone and Trim will take place February 1-June 10, Monday and Wednesday 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Division Policies

Departmental Attendance Policy for all Physical Education and Resort Recreation Management Activity Classes:

1. A grade of “F” will be given to the student in any PE or RRM activity course in which the student is absent for 20% of the scheduled class meetings(e.g., for a class that meets a total of 30 times, an “F” will be assigned after the 6th absence. For a class that meets a total of 20 times, an “F” will be assigned after the 4th absence. For a class that meets a total of 15 times, an “F” will be assigned after the 3rd absence, etc.).

2. Any students absent as an “official representative” of or an “official participant” for the College MUST make arrangements for make-up work prior to the anticipated absence. Written documentation on letterhead stationary from faculty sponsor is required prior to the absence.

3. Points are earned for each day’s attendance. (Points may be deducted for every tardy.)

Institutional Policies

Academic Dishonesty 
Violations of academic integrity involve using or attempting to use any method that enables an individual to misrepresent the quality or integrity of his or her work at North Idaho College. These violations include the following:

  • Cheating: using or attempting to use unauthorized materials, information, or study in any academic exercise.
  • Fabrication: falsifying or inventing any information or citation in an academic exercise.
  • Plagiarism: knowingly representing the words or ideas of another as one’s own in an academic exercise.
  • Violation of Intellectual Property: stealing, altering, or destroying the academic work of other members of the community or the educational resources, materials, or official documents of the college.
  • Facilitating Academic Dishonesty: knowingly helping another to attempt to violate any provisions of this policy.”

Violations of academic integrity may result in failure of an assignment, failure of the course, or more serious sanctions.

“For a complete explanation of the North Idaho College Statement on Academic Honesty & Academic Integrity please refer to Policy 5.06 & Procedure 5.06.01: 

Student Code of Conduct
The Student Code of Conduct applies to any student enrolled at North Idaho College.  This includes, but is not limited to, face-to-face classes and Internet classes.

NIC shall maintain a Student Code of Conduct that specifically addresses prohibited behavior and assures due process for alleged violations. The Code of Conduct shall make clear possible sanctions for such actions. Policy Manual (See 5.06)

Disability Support Services and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504/508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, North Idaho College provides accommodations to eligible students who experience barriers in the educational setting due to learning, emotional / mental, physical, visual, or hearing disabilities. Instructors will provide accommodations to students only after having received a Letter of Accommodation from Disability Support Services (DSS).

If a student would like to request accommodations, he or she must contact DSS so that a Letter of Accommodation may be sent to the instructor. Students requesting accommodations should contact DSS as early in the semester as possible to avoid delay of accommodation due to student load.  Accommodations are not retroactive. DSS provides academic accommodations, access, assistance and services at NIC and at the North Idaho Consortium of Higher Education campus.

Disability Support Services Website
(208) 769-5947

Please check the NIC Calendar for the last day students can withdraw from full-length courses.

Instructor-Initiated Withdrawal: An instructor has the right to withdraw a student for academic reasons. For more information, see the Instructor-Initiated Withdrawal Procedure.

Financial Aid Satisfactory Progress (SAP):Federal Regulations require North Idaho College to establish Satisfactory Academic Progress standards (SAP) for all financial aid recipients. The purpose of SAP standards are meant to ensure that students and academic institutions are held accountable to the taxpayer-funded federal student aid programs while students complete their academic goals in a timely manner. This process monitors student performance in all terms of enrollment, including terms in which the student did not receive financial aid. For more information, see the Financial Aid Satisfactory Progress website.

For more information on withdrawals, see the NIC Student Accounts website.

Title IX
North Idaho College seeks to provide an environment that is free of bias, discrimination, and harassment.  If you have been the victim of sexual harassment/misconduct/assault we encourage you to report this.   If you report this to any college employee, (except for a licensed counselor or health care professional) she or he must notify our college's Title IX coordinator about the basic facts of the incident (you may choose whether you or anyone involved is identified by name).  For more information about your options at NIC, please go to: or call (208) 676-7156

Removal From Class For Non-Attendance 
Attendance is based on your participation in this class. Failure to attend will result in your being removed from this class and may result in your financial aid award being reduced. You are responsible for confirming the accuracy of your attendance record.

Your safety, health, and well-being, as well as that of our faculty and staff are our primary concern. Everyone is expected to abide by college measures to mitigate the risk of spreading COVID.  This is a challenging time to meet your academic goals. Please use the Student Resources for information and resources on basic needs such as housing, food, financial aid, and medical and mental health.

Continue to visit the North Idaho College COVID-19 webpage for the latest information on official College communications, access to technology, and student support services.

Wearing Masks is Mandated
Face coverings over the nose and mouth are required in classrooms, laboratories and all other spaces where in-person instruction occurs, as well as in public spaces on campus. Exceptions are only permitted when there is a formally approved accommodation through the Disability Support Services office. Those who do not adhere to this practice will be asked to leave the classroom.

Facemasks are not a Substitute for Physical Distancing
In addition to masks or face coverings, maintain appropriate physical distancing of 6 feet whenever possible while in the classroom, laboratory, or other instructional spaces and in public areas. Avoid congregating around instructional space entrances before or after class sessions

Technology Requirements
Please also visit the Access to Computers, Internet & E-Learning Support webpage for information on the technology and resources you will need to be successful. 

For general questions about technology, contact the IT Help Desk at [email protected] or 208.769.3280.