Welcome to 6th and 8th Grade Middle School Health
Develop awareness of basic health concepts including mental health, decision-making and refusal skills. Investigate body systems, disease, safety/first aid, tobacco, and other drug use, understand relationships, qualities of friendships, and adolescent body changes.
Develop advanced awareness of identified current teen health and social issues that may include diseases, body image, bullying/harassment, alcohol/chemical use, and exercise and nutrition. Promote lifetime decision-making skills including conflict resolution and abstinence and their impact on present and future quality of life.