Learning Recommendations: This course is recommended for grades 10-12.
General Description: This semester-long graduation requirement covers a variety of health related topics that affect teens today. The course encourages students to develop healthful attitudes and practices for life-long benefit.
Important Notes: As a part of the Health course curriculum students will be certified in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Students will also learn about HIV/AIDS and Human Sexuality through the Family Life and Sexual Health curriculum (FLASH). Students are expected to earn their CPR/AED certification and contribute to mature discussions within the FLASH unit. Students have the option of purchasing an American Heart Association (AHA) CPR/AED card after completing the certification process. $3.50 fee. Students participate in HOSA or FCCLA for student leadership.
This course is recommended for grades 10-12.
- Communicable/Non-communicable Disease
- Conflict Resolution
- Human Sexuality and Development
- CPR First Aid
- Goal Setting
- Media Analysis
- Stress Management
- Substance Use and Abuse
Strategies: Students will learn through a combination of :
- Group discussion and problem solving
- Hands-on activities
- Direct Instruction
- Discovery Learning
- Career Exploration