•  Health Banner
    Health Education is required of all students as part of the graduation requirements.  Health is a one semester course receiving full academic credit.  It is taken during the sophomore year in lieu of Physical Education.  The course uses a wellness approach stressing prevention and self-responsibility through informed choices.  The inter-relationship of the physical, mental, emotional, and social dimensions of Health and their affect on the total person is emphasized.
    Course Content 
  • 1.  Introduction to Wellness 
    • Areas of Wellness
    • Decision-Making
    • Risk-Taking
    • Goal Setting
    2.  Physical Wellness
    • Chronic Diseases
    • Nutrition
    • Weight Control
    3.  Mental, Emotional, and Social Wellness
    • Self-Concept
    • Stress
    • Relationships
    • Assertive Behavior
    • Positive Coping
    • Mental, Emotional, Social Illnesses and Disorders
  • 4.  Drug Awareness
    • Alcohol, Marijuana, and other Drugs
    • Addiction
    • Recovery
    • Codependency
    5.  Healthy Sexuality
    • Reproductive Systems
    • Teen Pregnancy
    • Abstinence and Birth Control
    • Sexually Transmitted Disease
    • Healthy/Unhealthy Relationships