Updated Health Curriculum for Public Review
The Medford School District is updating its health curriculum for middle-school and high-school students.
Local teachers and state officials developed the curriculum under guidelines established in state law (ORS 336.455 and OAR 581-22-1440).
The curriculum is designed to teach students skills for healthful living. It covers topics such as nutrition, fitness, injury prevention, sexual health, drug-abuse prevention, and career exploration.
The School Board is scheduled to approve the proposed curriculum on January 17, 2006. The curriculum is to take effect for the 2006-07 academic year.
To review the proposed curriculum, click here or below for the Secondary Health Curriculum 11-15-05.
The district also has developed lesson plans for seventh-grade, eighth-grade and tenth grade sexual education units. This material includes lesson topics and activities; parent notification forms; and a process for screening guest speakers that may be called in to teach some of this material.
To review the sex education material, click here or below for the Secondary Health Resource Packet.
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