Parent we will be starting our 6th and 7th grade health unit. If you want your child to participate in these classes you do nothing if you don’t want your child to participate you must fill out the bottom half of the letter I sent home with your student and have them return it to me.
I will go over the letter with each class and attach it below. Please take the time to read it over and decide what is best for your child.
Email me if you have any questions.
On May 2nd your child will be starting the physical education health unit. The classes at this time will be divided into an all boy class that will meet one day and an all girl class that will meet on the other day.
The 6th grade unit will cover: nutrition and physical activity, effects of drugs social/emotional health , and personal health/wellness.
The 7th grade unit will cover: nutrition and physical activity, drugs/alcohol, social and emotional health, personal health/wellness, and HIV/STI prevention.
During the process of designing these materials, a parent advisory group was formed to voice their concerns about the material and to suggest changes along the way.
According to Michigan law, you have the right to review the materials being presented and may choose to excuse your child from participation in this program. If you do not want your child to participate in this program please sign and return the attached form by April 28th to your physical education teacher.
_______I would like my child to be excused from the entire health unit.
_______I would like my child excused from just the HIV/STI lesson only (seventh graders only).