Health and Wellness

Course Length: Full Year   |   Suggested Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

This full-year course provides students with a solid understanding of health, wellness, and physical fitness. Students are encouraged to think critically about health-related topics, particularly those about which there is conflicting information in the media, and will practice evaluating the credibility of sources. Course topics include mental health, stress, anatomy, the systems of the body, reproduction and sexuality, nutrition, relationships, drugs and alcohol, diseases, and personal safety.

In addition, students will be actively engaged in a physical fitness program throughout the year that will help them develop strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular fitness.

Note: The course replaces Integrated Health and Fitness as of March 2024.