Welcome to the Health Department

  • Course Description

    GRADE: 9-12 (primarily for 9th grade) CREDITS: 5  COLLEGE RECOMMENDED? YES

    This course has been designed using the Health Framework for California. It provides a comprehensive program to positively influence the knowledge, skill, attitudes, and behaviors of individuals. The health information covered in this class will enable students to make informed decisions in order to create a healthy lifestyle now and in their future. This course meets the district graduation requirement for Health Education (5 credits). Course content ?

    • Individual awareness
    • decision making and goal setting
    • emotional management 
    • self-esteem and mental health
    • social awareness 
    • communication and healthy relationships
    • nutrition physical fitness
    • alcohol, tobacco other drugs
    • human sexuality
    • diseases and the art of living