Course Description:


In health education, students acquire the health information and skills necessary to become healthy adults and learn about behaviors in which they should and should not participate. To achieve that goal, students will understand the following: students should first seek guidance in the area of health from their parents; personal behaviors can increase or reduce health risks throughout the lifespan; health is influenced by a variety of factors; students can recognize and utilize health information and products; and personal/interpersonal skills are needed to promote individual, family, and community health.


Course Curriculum:


Strategies for a Healthy Life                          Understanding Drugs             Nutrition        

Self-Esteem & Mental Health                         Alcohol Use & Abuse          Physical Fitness          

Managing Stress & Coping with Loss            Tobacco Use & Abuse         Diseases & Disabilities           

Preventing Violence & Abuse                        Risks of Sexual Activity        HIV and AIDS

Reproduction, Pregnancy & Development     Adolescence & Adulthood    Relationships & Dating                      

Marriage, Parenthood & Families                  

Course Description:

In Physical Education, students acquire the knowledge and skills for movement that provide the foundation for enjoyment, continued social development through physical activity, and access to a physically-active lifestyle. The student exhibits a physically-active lifestyle and understands the relationship between physical activity and health throughout the lifespan.

Gym Attire/Materials:           Combination Lock      White or Gray T-Shirt        Royal Blue Shorts/Warm-Ups

                                                Tennis Shoes/Socks


Course Curriculum:


Physical Fitness & Exercise                            Disease Care & Prevention                             Nutrition & Food

Stress Management                                         Health Risk Behaviors                                    Consumer Issues

Outdoor Adventure Activities                                    Basic First Aid                                   

Course Description: 

In Advanced Health, students are provided opportunities for researching, discussing, and analyzing health issues. This higher level of involvement provides students with experiences designed to reinforce positive health behaviors. Students are given the opportunity to learn more about technology, how it affects health, and how to use electronic technology to gain health information. The emphasis in this course is less related to learning facts and more related to providing students with the skills necessary to access their own health information and services and become health literate.


Course Curriculum:


Personal Health Awareness                 Family Health Awareness                                  Health Promotion

Disease Care & Prevention                 Marketing & Advertising                                   Health & Technology

Community Health Services                Health & The Economy                                    Environmental Health


Grading Procedure:


SUMMATIVE GRADES (50%):         Tests, Labs, Projects, Research Papers, Oral Presentations

FORMATIVE GRADES  (50%):         Class Work, Quizzes, and Home Work


SEMESTER GRADE:              Nine Weeks Average (75%)

Final Exam (25%)


Responsibility to make up missed assignments falls totally on the student. Check with the instructor to make up missed assignments. Full credit will be given when absences are excused. Unexcused absences and late work will be accepted and partial credit (70%) will be given. Retesting is allowed before or after school only.

Last Modified on January 5, 2012