High School Health EducationThis course is required for graduation. It combines seven personal and social skills and nine essential content areas that students need to know and be able to do to be safe, healthy and achieve the NYS and National Health Standards. Topics to be covered are physical, mental, and environmental health, disease and disease control, smoking, alcohol, drugs, family life and sexuality, nutrition, and first aid. Presentation is done through discussion groups, films, guest speakers and written reports.Health LiteracyIn this class you will learn the importance of good health practices and the impact they have on your life. You will be aware that your actions affect your personal health and well being, as well as the well being of those around you. This course is designed to prepare students to lead healthy lives long after they left the classroom by providing tools and strategies to promote positive behaviors and healthy lifestyle choices. This course incorporates health education skills and family and consumer science skills.Peer LeadershipThis course is structured to develop the necessary skills, support and trust, to help a student make a significant difference in the lives of young people through peer education and meditation.