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High school health curriculum

Grades 10-12
Given the fact most of our modern-day health problems represent poor decisions rather than medical failures, the primary goal of this course is to provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge that they can intelligently use to ultimately live a lifetime of appreciating and attaining wellness.

Skills emphasized, include:




Planning and goal setting

Stress management


Relationship management

The content in this course deals with knowledgeconcepts, facts, generalizations, understanding, attitude, values, appreciations, skills, communications advocacy, decision making, planning, goal setting and self managementin the areas of:

1. Introduction to health & wellness
2. Mental/emotional health
3. Respect and nonviolence
4. Sexuality, which includes HIV/AIDS education and parenting
5. Addiction
6. Nutrition & fitness