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Health Education 8 Course Description

In keeping with state curricular regulations, health courses are offered in both grades eight and eleven.  The eighth and eleventh grade health classes consist of the following topics: alcohol and other drugs, injury prevention, mental health, nutrition, personal and consumer health, physical health, family health, sexuality, and tobacco.  The areas are taught to some extent in eighth grade, some more thoroughly than others due to age and maturity.  The students receive a numerical grade based on standards established by the school district.