Health EducationPalo Verde HS
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Video permission slip Created Jan 18, 2010 - Expires Jan 22, 2014 - High Priority
For Jan 22, 2013
During the health course for the second second semester, 2013, the teacher plans to show PG rated movies that are relevant to the health education curriculum. The Clark County School District requires parental permission for your son/daughter to view movies that are PG rated in the health class. There will be no viewing of movies with a PG-13/R rating under any circumstances.
Please check the appropriate line below to approve/disapprove your child's viewing of these PG rated movies.
______Yes, I approve my child's viewing of curriculum and school appropriate movies rated PG.
______No, I do not approve my child's viewing of curriculum and appropriate movies.
Sex Education Permission Slip Created Jan 18, 2010 - Expires Aug 28, 2013 - High Priority
For Aug 28, 2012
Class: Health Education Instructor: Mr. Glanz
Parent/Guardian Permission Form
In compliance with the Nevada Revised Statutes 389.065, schools are required to obtain permission from the parent/guardian of students to attend a class during the time the instruction may include topics about the human reproductive system and related community diseases. Your child’s health class will include instruction/discussion about the human reproductive system, communicable diseases, including AIDS, sexual responsibility, and family planning.
Specific lessons may include:
2.) Reproductive System
3.) Teenage Pregnancy
4.) Human Growth and Development
5.) Sexually Transmitted Diseases
6.) AIDS Education
7.) Date Rape and Violence
If you approve of your son/daughter attending class during the time of this instruction, please indicate your approval by signing the permission form below on the appropriate line.
It is also required that the school provide parents the opportunity to inspect instructional materials related to the human reproductive system, communicable diseases and sexual responsibility. If you desire to review these materials or if you have any questions, please contact me at
Keep this portion of the letter for your reference.
Please complete this form and return it to Mr. Glanz at school
Please check one:
_____________Yes, I want my child to have these lessons.
_____________No, I do not want my child to have these lessons.
I understand that an appropriate educational alternate instruction will be provided.
Parent/Guardian Signature__________________________________ Date____________
Course Expectations Created Jan 18, 2010 - Expires Aug 28, 2013 - High Priority
For Aug 28, 2012
Palo Verde High School
Health Education-1st Semester, Fall - 2012
1. Course Scope:
This one semester course will introduce students to the intricate relationships between structural and physiological functions required for the mental, social, and physical wellness of the individual. The course includes health awareness, body functions, human development, use of community health resources, first-aid techniques, and the relationships of these to the total health and fitness of the individual. This course will fulfill the one-half credit of health required for graduation.
2. Performance Objectives:
a. To understand that health status is a result of a dynamic interaction of genetic, environmental, and personal factors.
b. Identify the ways in which exercise, sleep, and nutrition affect the body.
c. Understand and develop positive ways to cope with stress.
d. Identify the parts and describe the function of each major body system.
e. To develop good personal health habits by studying information on nutrition, disease prevention, and personal hygiene.
f. To gain an awareness and understanding of responsible, effective decision-making in situations affecting human relationships, the human body, reproduction, and protection (parental permission required).
g. Identify basic first-aid and safety procedures.
h. To gain knowledge of health resources and protection agencies available in the community.
i. To recognize signs and symptoms of sexually transmitted diseases, including AIDS, and to identify behaviors that will help prevent them. (parental permission required).
j. Identify the effects of drug use on health and the reasons for drug use and abuse.
3. Instructional Methodology:
a. Glencoe Health is the textbook. It is for class use only and may be checked out if necessary from the library. The text will be supplemented with worksheets, notes, cooperative learning activities, guest speakers, and projects.
4. Academic Grading and Homework:
a. All assignments, unless specified, require completion by each student individually. Students are to submit assignments upon the direction by the teacher. Every student will be given a grade on every assignment, whether or not the assignment has been completed and/or turned in. Incomplete work in class may be assigned for homework. Homework will be assigned according to the nature of the topic.
b. Grading will be done on a total points system for each quarter. Each assignment will be given a total point value, and the student will earn points for each assignment. Assignments must be done in blue or black ink or pencil only! Students using any other color ink or gel pens will lose points on their assignment.
c. Any assignments NOT turned in by the student will receive a zero. No late work will be accepted. Papers without names will receive a zero.
d. Students will be evaluated as:
1. –A… 90-100%
2. –B… 80-89%
3. –C… 70-79%
4. –D… 60-69%
5. –F… 59 or below
e. Make-up work is the responsibility of the student. Students must consult with the teacher for makeup work within three (3) days upon his/her return to school. At this time, the teacher will give the student a deadline date to submit any missing assignment(s) due to the absence(s). Any explanations about make-up work must be done before or after school. Students are given an opportunity to make up missing assignments due to any absence. The student will have three (3) days to complete work for every missing assignment. A student who fails to makeup the assignment(s) by the deadline date will receive no credit for the assignment(s).
f. The teacher will post grades online through the Palo Verde website and Parentlink. The school provides parents with a password at the beginning of the year to access Parentlink upon parental request. This allows students and parents to view student progress on a daily basis.
5. Tardy Policy:
a. A student is tardy when they are not in their assigned seat when the bell rings.
b. It is the student's responsibility to sign a tardy sheet in order to avoid an absence.
c. Excessive tardies may result in a drop in citizenship grade.
6. Attendance Policy
a. It is the responsibility of each student to be aware of the Palo Verde High School and Clark County School District Attendance Policy with regard to absences and tardies.
7. Citizenship Grade:
a. In order to make the classroom a pleasant environment in which to learn, and to maintain a cordial relationship between students and the teacher, the following classroom rules must be followed:
1. No talking during class when the teacher is speaking.
2. Raise your hand and wait to be called on before speaking.
3. Keep hands, feet, and other objects to yourself.
4. No personal grooming during the instructional period.
5. No food or drinks in the classroom or the hallways.
b. Citizenship grades will be determined according to attitude, attendance, motivation, respect for other classmates and their property, respect for the teacher, and common courtesy while in the classroom.
8. Materials Needed:
a. 1 three-ring binder
b. $15.00 course fee for CPR certification and first-aid. Checks
should be made payable to Palo Verde High School.
(Students will be given more information on dates for
payment and deadline date for payment)
c. Notebook paper, pen (black or blue ink) and pencil,
box of crayola colored markers.
d. A yellow highlighter.
9. Hours of Availability:
a. I am available before school: 7:40-8:00 am (by appt.)
b. I am available after school: 2:16-2:35 pm
c. Students must make an appointment if they need extra help.
d. Parents may also contact me via e-mail:
Health Expectation Contract
I read the course outline with my parents. I understand all of the information within the contents of this outline.
Student's Full Name (print) ________________________________________________________
Mother's/Guardian Name (first and last-please print) _______________________________________________
Father's/Guardian Name (first and last-please print) ________________________________________________
CPR/first aid unit Created Mar 04, 2012 - Expires Jan 22, 2014 - Low Priority
For Jan 22, 2013
A CPR/first aid unit will be taught durinmg the week of
March 18-21, 2013. This is a 4-day unit that will require student practice on manikans and completion of a written test for certification.
Each student will be issued a CPR/first aid certification card upon completion of each session during the 4-day unit.
Each student will need to pay Coach Glanz $15.00 beginning on March 4, 2013, to reserve a space for his/her participation to complete the unit, and receive a new
2-year certification card upon completion of the unit.
Checks are to be made out to: Palo Verde High School, with the student first name, last name, and student number on the check.
Or, the student may make a $15.00 cash payment. A receipt will be issued to each student upon payment.
Please note: Absolute deadline for payment is Friday,
March 15, 2013. No fees will be collected after this date.
If you have any questions, please e-mail Coach Glanz at: