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 Health education focuses on the development of skills that promotes health enhancing lifestyle choices. Instruction emphasizes lifelong positive health-promoting attitudes and behaviors.  Students will develop the knowledge and ability to maintain and enhance their own health or the health of others.  

07999T or U                             ½ credit            Grades 10, 11, 12

Prerequisite: Health I

This elective course is designed to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to certify interested students in the areas of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and American Red Cross first aid. Optional topics could include boating and hunter safety. There is a $10 fee associated with this course.

070574                                      ½ credit            Grades 9, 10, 11, 12                

This required course focuses on comprehensive health education and encourages students to develop skills, attitudes, and behaviors that will enable them to make decisions that promote healthful behaviors. Topics included are: Mental and Emotional Health; Substance Abuse Prevention; Family Life and Human Sexuality; Safety and Violence Prevention; Healthy Eating; and Disease Prevention and Control. Skills developed in relation to health enhancing behaviors include analyzing influences, accessing valid and reliable information, interpersonal communication, decision-making, goal setting, self-management, and advocacy.

070575                                      ½ credit            Grades 11, 12

Prerequisite: Health I              

This course is required for students entering the ninth-grade in the 2021-2022 school year. Health II uses the introductory instruction from Health I to expand on the development of skills, attitudes, and behaviors that will enable students to make decisions that promote healthful behaviors. Students will engage in inquiry and problem-solving approaches utilizing a developmentally appropriate progression of content related to health education concepts.