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Health Department--About Us

Health Department--About Us

Welcome to the Wellness Department and its Wide Range of Courses 
Combining and Encapsulating a Lifetime of Health & Wellness
 
Beginning with Physical Education, we offer the following courses: Introduction to Physical Education (a state requirement for all students), Team Sports, Cardio Fitness, Beginner Weight Training, Advanced Weight Training, Conditioning and Movement, and Yoga. These different classes explore a number of different fitness techniques for lifelong fitness to include strength training, endurance, and cardiovascular benefits.
 Family Consumer Science offers a few different culinary classes. These classes are Chefs, Baking, and World Cuisine. Within all of these classes, the student will learn different cooking techniques, nutritional information, and the skills needed to instill health and wellness into everyday life. An example of one of the recipes we make in class is here
In Health, we offer Health I (a state requirement) and Managing Your Mind, which introduce a wide range of different topics pertaining to sustaining a healthy lifestyle. These different topics include nutrition, drugs, alcohol and addictive substances, family life and reproduction, and mental health. These classes introduce and explore the impact these areas have on an individual's life and how to make healthy decisions.