Physical Education is required for all four years of high school. The mission of physical education in Glen Cove Schools is to enable all students K-12 to sustain regular, lifelong physical activity as a foundation for a healthy, productive, and fulfilling life.
Throughout the school year, students will learn to acquire skills that enhance their health. These topics include:
All students at Glen Cove High School must have .5 credits of Health Education to meet the graduation requirement. We believe that health education is a combined responsibility of school, community and home. Our mission is to inspire our youth to make responsible decisions for their overall wellness and we hope that students will choose a healthy lifestyle both now and in the future.
Health Education lessons, activities and projects will be skills-based and focus on the following New York State Health Education Standards:
Throughout the school year, students will learn to acquire the skills that enhance their health and learn about the following topics:
Personal Health and Fitness
A Safe and Healthy Environment
Making Healthy Choices
Personality and Self Esteem
Building Healthy Relationships
Food and Nutrition
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Substance Abuse (including alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs)