Welcome to Health Education!
Arlington High Schools Health Education curriculum is designed to assess student centered skills that help students explore, personalize, and adopt healthy behaviors. Students will learn, practice, and apply skills that will assist students in making choices necessary to lead an active and healthy lifestyle. Students will acquire skills in the following domains; self management, planning and goal setting, stress management, relationship management, decision making, communication, and advocacy.
Health Education is a student-centered course designed to enhance overall wellness. Students will acquire functional knowledge pertinent to mental health, physical activity, nutrition, HIV/AIDS, sexual risk, tobacco, vaping alcohol and other drugs, family life/sexual health, unintentional injury, violence prevention and other required health areas. This is accomplished by following the NYS Health Education Learning Standards and the New York State Guidance Document for Health Education.
This coures will help each students become self-directed lifelong learners who will be able to contribute important knowledge and skills to their family and the community to lead purposeful lives.
Health is a mandated course needed for general graduation from high school in New York State.
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