Health and Wellness
The Physical Education program is designed to help students learn skills and develop positive attitudes necessary for them to lead healthy, active and productive lives. The State of Connecticut requires that each student earn one credit in this subject in order to graduate from high school. Objectives are based on National and State Standards.
The Health and Safety Education program is designed to help students develop and maintain behaviors that promote lifelong wellness. Objectives of the program are based on state standards. This is a planned, ongoing, and systematic curriculum that includes state mandated lessons in HIV prevention, suicide prevention and substance abuse resistance education as well as other current health issues of adolescents. Instructors are certified American Red Cross teachers and juniors and seniors have opportunities to earn certification in adult CPR.