Offered: Semester Course For: 9 (10, 11, 12 if needed). Health Education is a one semester course required for graduation. This class raises each student's health awareness and will help attain individual health goals. Students will enhance their potential for self, family, and community. The course consists of the following health topics as required by the state school code: wellness, growth and development, nutrition, fitness, stress management, non-infectious and infectious disease education (including sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS prevention), personal hygiene, consumer health, basic first aid/safety, drug use and abuse, mental and emotional health, health related careers, career goal setting, and healthy relationships (including abstinence, dating violence, and child abuse prevention). A variety of class activities, self assessments, videos, and community resources/speakers are strategically woven throughout the semester to enhance the student's learning, their lifestyle choices, and decision making skills.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PHYSICAL EDUCATION FROSH (SPRING)