This course places emphasis on the wellness approach to good health by stressing the need for balance in social, physical and emotional development. Health behaviors that can reduce personal risks are discussed and students gain access to valid health information, health products, and services. Students are taught the importance of evaluating personal health risks. The importance of planning for a healthy future is highlighted and opportunities for self reflection on personal health issues and concerns are provided. Students participate in health related community service projects and in individual and group activities/assignments. this course is a requirement for graduation.
Health must be scheduled during the Fall/Spring semesters. Summer school is only available for students who did not pass the course during the school year.