Health Education

  • 5th and 6th grades - Human growth and development will be taught each year during 5th and 6th grade.  Topics include puberty, reproductive system and HIV/AIDS. Links to the lesson documents are located below.

    Families are invited to attend a presentation to learn about the health standards, activities and resources that will be used to teach each of the topics, and the opt-out process.

    • Monday, September 30 (6-7 p.m. at the district Resource and Service Center located at 1601 Avenue D in Snohomish)

    Those who are unable to attend the district presentation may review the lessons by clicking here. Due to copyright restrictions, we are required to post the links to the entire lessons as they were developed by F.L.A.S.H. Please know that some components of the lessons (example: homework-related activities for integrated learning and family homework) will not be taught. Opt-out forms are available by clicking here.

    Important resources

    • 5th grade health education resources (Due to copyright restrictions, we are required to post the links to the entire lessons as they were developed by F.L.A.S.H. Please know that some components of the lessons (example: homework-related activities for integrated learning and family homework) will not be taught.)
    • 6th grade health education resources (Due to copyright restrictions, we are required to post the links to the entire lessons as they were developed by F.L.A.S.H. Please know that some components of the lessons (example: homework-related activities for integrated learning and family homework) will not be taught.)
    • Opt-out forms

    Middle school and high school - Sexual health will be taught each year in 7th, 8th, and 9th grade in our middle school PE courses and high school health course. Middle school topics include puberty, anatomy and reproductive system, HIV/AIDS prevention, healthy relationships as well as decision-making, consent and Washington state laws related to sexual health. High school topics include anatomy and reproductive system, pregnancy and childbirth, abstinence contraception, sexually transmitted diseases prevention, consent and Washington state laws related to sexual health.

    Families are invited to attend a presentation to learn about the health standards, activities and resources that will be used to teach the above-mentioned topics and the opt-out process.

    • Thursday, October 3 (6-7 p.m. at the district's Resource and Service Center located at 1601 Avenue D in Snohomish)

    Those who are unable to attend the district presentation may review the lessons by clicking here. The lessons and resources are available for review at Teaching and Learning Services in the district office from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. or by appointment. Opt-out forms are available by clicking here.

    7th grade (about six class periods)

    • Puberty
    • Anatomy and reproduction
    • HIV/AIDS prevention
    • Healthy relationships
    • Decision making
    • Washington state laws

    8th grade (about eight class periods)

    • Puberty
    • Reproductive system
    • HIV/AIDS prevention
    • Healthy relationships
    • Decision making
    • Washington state laws

    9th grade (about eight class periods)

    • Anatomy and reproduction
    • Pregnancy and childbirth
    • Contraception
    • STD
    • Washington sate law and consent

    Important resources