Why is overall wellness important?
Why is it important to understand your physical and emotional body changes?
How can your decisions impact your future?
The Health education program prepares students for the physical, social and emotional changes experienced during adolescence. Topic areas include substance abuse education, personal safety, nutrition, and physical fitness. Students develop personal fitness plans for improving their own fitness level. Class instruction focuses on providing students with relevant information needed to make healthful life choices. The Health curriculum includes several mandates from the State of Connecticut. Parents, for personal or religious reasons, may submit a written request to the school to have their son/daughter(s) excused from portions of the curriculum related to Human Growth and Development and AIDS education. The remainder of the curriculum is mandated by the State of Connecticut and students are required to participate