HEALTH EDUCATION/PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Students receive health instruction and physical training as prescribed by the Board of Education and approved by the Board of Health.
Such health instruction
· incorporates standards that recognize the multiple dimensions of health by including mental health and the relationship of physical and mental health so as to enhance student understanding, attitudes, and behavior that promote health, well-being and human dignity, and
· may include an age-appropriate program of instruction on the safe use of and risks of abuse of prescription drugs that is consistent with curriculum guidelines developed by the Board of Education and approved by the Board of Health.
The Alleghany County Public school division provides a program of physical activity available to all students in grades kindergarten through five consisting of at least 20 minutes per day or an average of 100 minutes per week during the regular school year and available to all students in grades six through 12 with a goal of at least 150 minutes per week on average during the regular school year. Such program may include any combination of physical education classes, extracurricular athletics, recess or other programs and physical activities.
Adopted: April 15, 2019
Legal Refs.: Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, §§ 22.1‑207, 22.1-253.13:1.
Cross Refs.: IC/ID School Year/School Day
IGAG Teaching About Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco
JHCA Physical Examinations of Students
JHCF Student Wellness
JO Student Records