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Health

Introduce the students to the Health Triangle. The three components are Mental/Emotional, Physical and Social. Students will gain an understanding of each by itself and how they affect the other.

Subjects include drugs, alcohol and tobacco; health habits such as hygiene and nutrition; social relationships with peers, parents, teachers, and opposite gender; safety and emergency response; understanding the difference of others whether its in learning, beliefs, values, abilities, behaviors; dealing with death, grief, stress management.

Materials used for JH is Choices Magazine. Daily discussion of topics and group participation. The HS will use the Glenco Health textbook. Chapter quizzes and tests are given. Guest speakers are brought in to discuss various topics including Grief, Relationships and Sexual Education all approved by the administration.