We welcome you to our world of fitness and sports. Our goals are to help students become lifetime learners in the areas of physical fitness, and sports skills. We want them to take away the knowledge and concepts associated with fitness and activities. We not only want to target physical health but emotional and mental health as well. We offer a variety of classes that you may choose to help you become motivated and to help you experience different activities.
This is a course which addresses health issues relevant to the lives of teenagers. In each topic, students are encouraged to explore what they know, what they believe, and what they do (knowledge, attitudes and behaviors). Recent theories, information and research will be addressed. Course topics include: decision making, risk reduction, mental health, relationships, domestic violence and child abuse, stress management, depression, suicide, eating disorders, alcohol, tobacco & other drugs, HIV/AIDS and human sexuality. This course fulfills the New York State health education requirement for graduation.