Health and PE Curriculum

Health

All students are required to take and pass ½ credit of Health Education and to participate in substance abuse instruction and prevention each year. Health Education provides students with an opportunity to understand and develop attitudes and skills for decision making that will benefit them and improve their wellness. This course covers topics in mental health, substance abuse, human immuno deficiency (HIV) infection and other sexually transmitted diseases; violence prevention, personal safety and conflict resolution; family life, including sex education with an emphasis on postponing sexual involvement.

Physical Education is “Learning By Moving”. Physical activity is critical to the development and maintenance of good health. The goal of physical education is to develop physically educated individuals who have the knowledge, skills and confidence to enjoy a lifetime of healthful physical activity.