Hutchinson Central Technical High School

Course Syllabus


Course Name: Health Class

Instructor: Anthony Truilizio            Contact Time: 8:57-9:38         Phone Ext: 1113


Grading Policy
Synchronous Instruction: Quarter 1 we are meeting LIVE periods 1-5 on ACE Days, and LIVE periods 6-8 on BDF Days. You are expected to log in through our Microsoft Teams link for every LIVE class. The link is posted on our Schoology pages as the first item you see.

Asynchronous Instruction: Quarter 1 we are working independently periods 6-8 on ACE Days, and periods 1-5 BDF Days. Students will be responsible for signing into Microsoft Teams and typing their name in the chat box. Students may also use this time to ask questions regarding independent work as this time is designated for office hours. If a student misses their sign in time they may send a notification to me in Schoology.

Grading Policies:
Classroom Assignment Lessons 50%
Tests/Quizzes 25%
Projects/Participation 25%




Test Policy
Tests/Quizzes: quizzes and end of unit tests on Schoology



Quiz Policy
Tests/Quizzes: quizzes and end of unit tests on Schoology



Projects: One project per quarter. These projects may be in small groups or individual. Class time will be given for projects, but unfinished projects must be completed for homework. Final product produced through Schoology.



Course Outline
Course Description:
This course is designed to introduce students to the concepts of health and wellness.

Course Goals and Objectives:
At the completion of the course, students will demonstrate:

1. The knowledge and skills to make healthy choices and establish life-long healthy behaviors.
2. Recognize the causes and circumstances behind health risk factors and the
connection to lifestyle choices.
3. Examine and practice specific life skills that promote social, emotional, and physical wellness.
4. Analyze and evaluate media/social influences, health information, and products for validity and reliability.

Course Content:
What is Health?
Abstinence, Personal & Sexual Health
Emotional & Mental Health
Nutrition and Physical Activity
Pregnancy, STD & HIV Prevention (Reducing the Risk)
Tobacco, Alcohol & Other Drug Prevention
Violence & Injury