This required course is designed to help high school students extend their
knowledge, attitudes, and skills related to health issues learned in middle school.
The focus is on students dealing with the world today and preparing for adult living
based on a health and wellness ethic. Developmentally appropriate concepts of
personal and community health, safety, mental health, alcohol,
tobacco, other drugs, family life and human sexuality are taught in this
Students will utilize health education concepts when applying
health information literacy skills, enhancing intrapersonal and
interpersonal communications, analyzing internal and external influences,
and applying thinking, self-management, and advocacy to promote wellness
and reduce health risk!