Class Objective: Health education provides a means to develop and maintain a healthy lifestyle and good decision making. The goals of this course are to introduce and explain the concept of wellness; provide current information on health issues; assist the student in developing a balanced lifestyle through understanding of the inter-relatedness of the physical, mental and emotional realms in making a healthy individual; provide an opportunity for students to examine and evaluate their personal relationships; and provide opportunities for the development of decision-making and critical-thinking skills.

Units to be covered in 9th Grade Health

·Living Skills

·Mental/Emotional Health

·Consumer Skills

·Weight Management

·Health Diseases and Disorders

·Reproductive Anatomy and Functions

·STD's and HIV Prevention

·Pregnancy/Child Birth

·Promoting Safe and Healthy Relationships

·Gateway Drugs

10th Grade Health will be focusing on the following areas:

  • Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases
  • Laws of Alcohol
  • Safety and Injury Prevention
  • Community and Public Health