Scholars utilize the Health Corps curriculum to increase their knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to practice lifelong health enhancing behaviors. Scholars develop skills and strategies to maintain health by using nutrition and fitness information and examining consequences of drug use, misuse and abuse. Scholars explore human development, social and emotional skills and strategies that encourage healthy relationships and healthy habits throughout life. Scholars develop the skills to apply prevention and intervention processes that promote safety in their home, school and community.
Physical Education provides scholars with opportunities to describe individual and team sports and demonstrate a firm understanding of healthy choices through physical fitness. Scholars analyze the effects of healthy choices on physical well being, participate in physical activities regardless of their athletic level, practice good sportsmanship while developing an enjoyment of physical activity and increase their understanding of the importance of maintaining physical fitness.