Health For High School
Health for High School
High School – Grade Level 9-12 – SINGLE – semester course – 2nd semester only
Cost of class: $425 per semester*
*See Locations and Schedules for possible additional Student Fees that may be added to your classes which are often payable with charter funds.
This class may be paired with Forensic Science. You will need to register for Forensic Science 1st Semester & also register for Health For High School 2nd Semester. You will need to register for BOTH individually. You may also choose to register for this one-semester class by itself for the 2nd Semester.
Note: Lab supplies will be provided when students are In-Person for class.
Students in this class will study both personal and community health.
The class will include topics such as:
- Understanding health and wellness
- Taking charge of your health
- Achieving mental and emotional health
- Managing stress
- Healthy relationships
- Nutrition and physical fitness
- Education and the risks involved with tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs
- Understanding and preventing communicable diseases including STDs such as HIV/AIDS.
We will also cover safety and injury prevention, first aid, and CPR. Students will be able to earn certification for First aid and CPR for an additional cost of $50.
All other materials for the class will be provided in person and through Google Classroom. In this course, we will respect the parents’ right to teach some sensitive subjects at home.
Class meets weekly for 1.5 hours and will include lecture, video, discussion and weekly activities or labs. Weekly homework assignments from the textbook and lab paperwork will be completed by students at home. Tests will be taken online at home and will be administered by a parent/guardian.
The following Textbooks are required:
Glencoe Health 2022 Student Edition
ISBN: 13: 9781264320219
Publisher: McGraw Hill LLC
Booksellers on eBay and elsewhere may have this book used. Look there before going to McGraw-Hill. The new book is $78.