Justice Page Middle School PE and Health Course Descriptions
- HEALTH (7th & 8th Grades) Within Health Education, students will work to develop the skills necessary to live a healthy lifestyle. Part of a healthy lifestyle is being able to: set goals; use decision making skills; advocate for the self and others; analyze influences; access data; use communication skills; comprehend concepts; and practice healthy behaviors. We will use district-adopted resources such as Glencoe Teen Health 2, Healthteacher.com, Second Step, Making Proud Choices, and other supplemental resources. Making Proud Choices is an HIV/STD and Pregnancy Prevention curriculum adopted by MPS. Topics include: Wellness; Nutrition; Alcohol, tobacco, and drugs; Communicable and non-communicable diseases; Sexual health (gender norms/roles and GLBT related issues); Body systems; Consumer health; Making Proud Choices (pregnancy prevention, contraceptives, STDs, AIDS, and HIV).
- PHYSICAL EDUCATION (all
All students at Justice Page Middle School will take
a Physical Education course. The overall focus of
this course is to promote the physical and
social/emotional well-being of all students.
Students will participate in coordination and sport,
fitness, cooperative, and lifetime activities. These
opportunities will address movement skill and
knowledge, physical fitness, personal and social
behavior, and the value of living a physically active
lifestyle. Students will also have an opportunity to
work as a team, develop and refine previously
learned skills, learn new concepts in fitness
development, and assess their own active lifestyle.