Health/Wellness I 2550
1 Credit Grade 9This required class is an introductory discussion on numerous wellness issues that will be explored further in Wellness II. The focus in Wellness I is on personal choices. The health units that will be covered are Personal Responsibility and Behavior, will provide students with an understanding of personal wellness. Emphasis is on developing an understanding of the importance of physical activities for a healthy lifestyle choices.
Health/Wellness II 2551
Advanced Health 2004
1 Credit Grades 11-12This elective course will provide students with a greater understanding of personal health and community problems. Emphasis is placed on providing current information on substance abuse, communicable disease, nutrition, and growth, and developmental changes through discussion and outside readings. Other Units of study will include an introduction to First Aid, Personal Finance-with an emphasis on Life, Health, and Dental Insurance, and the Health Care system-with discussion on Medicare and Medicaid. The major goal of the program is to provide students with knowledge and strategies needed to cope with current and future health issues.
Exercise & Nutrition Sciences 2500
1 Credit Grades 11-12This elective course will provide students with an opportunity to gain in depth knowledge of cardiovascular fitness and strength training, to develop training strategies in selected sports, and to participate in adventure activities. Wellness careers will be explored in this course. Students will also design and undertake their own leisure and physical fitness program. Research and written class work will be expected of all students on a regular basis. Grades will be based on a combination of projects, participation and classroom activities including training logs, notes and worksheets.