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Health Education

Students at St. Gregory the Great School take a Health Education course that teaches the skills and knowledge as well as the Catholic morals needed to promote and maintain a healthy lifestyle.  The course is designed with the New York State Learning Standards for 6th and 7th grades and builds a solid base of understanding in health related areas that will allow students continued growth in future high school health education classes.

The Middle School Health Curriculum focuses on skills that will help students achieve healthy lifestyle goals.  Those skills are Self-Management, Relationship Management, Communication, Decision Making, Planning and Goal Setting and Advocacy.

Middle School students will also have a solid understanding of health education functional knowledge in the areas of physical activity and nutrition, hygiene, tobacco, alcohol and other drugs, family life, injury prevention, violence prevention, diseases, and mental health.