Welcome Back to School!!
Our Health Education Program is taught in grades K-8!!
We follow the Massachusetts Health Education Curriculum
Frameworks and align with the National Health Education Standards.
K-2 Health Classes
In these grade levels we are exploring and identifying the various types
of food groups and why eating healthy is so important for our bodies.
3-4 Health Classes
The third grade health classes have started! Our first topic will be
a review on bullying. The students will identify what the definition of the
terms mean and how they can be helpful when a classmate is being
5th Grade Life Skills
In our fifth grade classes we have been talking about diversity and
acceptance. We viewed an old and famous documentary called
the "Eye of the Storm" and learned the importance of treating everyone
equal. We are working on discrimination projects during the month of
March which will culminate in a presentation from each group!
6th Grade Life Skills
The students have been studying a unit on communication and social
skills. We have done some role playing about how utilizing good
communication skills can be helpful when dealing with teachers,
parents, friends and more. Our next topic will be about drugs, alcohol,
and decision making. More information will be forthcoming to parents
in the next few weeks prior to the onset of these lessons.
7th Grade Life Skills
The focus this month will be on nutrition and how we nourish our
bodies by eating the right foods. We will investigate how the media
influences our body image and also learn a little about eating disorders
and how and when to get help for a friend. Connect To End Violence
will be joining our classes later in March to talk about healthy versus
8th Grade Life Skills
The 8th graders will be beginning their unit on relationships. Connect
To End Violence will be joining our classes for the next few weeks to
talk about healthy versus unhealthy relationships. We will take a small
break from this unit to do a few classes on high school registration and
then return to our relationship unit to finish up!
If you have any community contacts that you feel
would be a good addition to our health program,
not hesitate to contact me at 508-627-3316, ext. 206
email me at email@example.com.