5107, 5108 HealthPrerequisite: None Grade: 9, 10, 11, 12 Credit: .50
Health Education is the vehicle that imparts knowledge, examines attitudes, and formulates lifestyle behaviors that help each student maximize her/his potential for total well-being through an emphasis on wellness. Wellness is a holistic approach to Health that focuses on positive Health, Physical Education habits and lifestyle. This includes knowledge and skills that enable the students to assume personal responsibility for decisions regarding their well-being. Healthy decisions not only help prevent disease but also help students feel good physically and enable them to energetically do the tasks they choose. Healthy decisions help students feel good about themselves, feel comfortable with others, and cope with the challenges of life. Healthy decisions help students choose and build positive relationships.