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Hi Everyone,

 

This year Health will be offered as an Essential class. The main goal for our Health class is to provide different learning experiences that are relevant to the students’ current lives and build a foundation for future heath decisions. This is done by creating lessons plans that correspond to the National Health Standards and our school mission. Some health topics include: 

 

  • Mental & Emotional Health
  • Personal Health & Wellness
  • Making Healthy Food Choices
  • Importance of Physical Activity
  • Learning About the Human Body
  • Safety and Injury Prevention 
  • Violence Prevention 

 

Here are The National Health Standards listed below.

 

  • Standard 1: Comprehending Concepts - Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health. 
  • Standard 2: Analyzing Influences - Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behavior.
  • Standard 3: Accessing Information, Products, and Services - Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid information, products, and services.
  • Standard 4: Interpersonal Communication - Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks.
  • Standard 5: Decision-Making - Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.
  • Standard 6: Goal-Setting - Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting skills to enhance health.
  • Standard 7: Self-Management - Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
  • Standard 8: Advocacy - Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health.