The early teen years are a crucial period for shaping attitudes and behaviors. The health curriculum at LNC is designed to help each student develop health- promoting behaviors.
Throughout the course students will investigate stress management, protecting self and others, relationships, nutrition/weight management, substance abuse, personal fitness, healthful lifestyles, appreciation for diversity, social wellness, fitness and sports literacy. General information on family living, ethical behavior, and human sexuality (FLEBHS) will also be addressed.
The National Health Education Standards were created with the goal of improving educational achievement for students and improving health in the United States through the promotion of health literacy.
The seven health standards are as follows:
Health 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th Grade