Health grading policy

B.L. Gray Junior High School Health Program


The Health Program is designed to present a comprehensive view of health as it relates to your physical, mental, emotional, and social well being. This program’s goal is to teach students the necessary knowledge to make healthy lifestyle decisions.


The course material will be taught to each student for eighteen consecutive weeks. . Grades will be given at the end of the six-week period and will appear on the student’s report card. At the end of the course, students will take a comprehensive test. If student passes with a 70% or better, student will receive high school credit.



Students will need to bring the following to class each day:

v Pen or Pencil

v Writing Notebook



Grading Policy:


Students’ grade will be determined by the following criteria:

v Test and Major Projects                                       60%

v Class work, Participation, Homework                    40%


Course Outline:


Week 1: Living a Healthy Life

Week 10: Skills for Healthy Relationships

Week 2: Building Health Skills and Character

Week 11: Family Relationships

Week 3: Being a Health-Literate Consumer

Week 12: Peer Relationships

Week 4: Physical Activity for Life

Week 13: Violent Prevention

Week 5: Nutrition and Your Health

Week 14: Personal Care and Healthy Behaviors

Week 6: Managing Weight and Body Composition

Week 15: Skeletal, Muscular, and Nervous Systems

Week 7: Achieving Good Mental Health

Week 16: Cardiovascular and Respiratory

Week 8: Managing Stress and Anxiety

Week 17: Tobacco

Week 9: Mental and Emotional Problems

Week 18: Alcohol


Classroom Rules and Procedures



1. Be Prepared.

Students are expected to have the appropriate classroom materials in order to enhance their learning.

  • Pen or pencil
  • Notebook
  • Writing materials
  • Assigned class work or homework


2. Be on Time.

Students must be in the classroom when the tardy bell rings.


3. Be Respectful.

In order to create a safe learning environment, students must respect the teacher and each other.

  • No name calling
  • No inappropriate language or gestures.
  • No disruptive behavior


4. Follow Directions.

In order to maintain order and discipline students are expected to follow classroom procedures.

  • Student must remain in seat, unless given permission otherwise.
  • No talking allowed, unless it pertains to daily discussion.
  • Absolutely no cell phones or any other electronic devices and or cosmetic products are allowed.
  • No food permitted in classroom.
  • Students must follow the school dress code.





If student breaks classroom rules 1, 3, or 4 consequences will be as follows:

1st Infraction – Verbal Warning

2nd Infraction – Parent notification

3rd Infraction- Principal Referral

If student breaks classroom rule 2, consequences will be as follows:

1st tardy – Verbal Warning

2nd tardy – Sent to Office for Tardy Slip

3rd tardy – Contact Parent/ Detention 1 Day

4th tardy – Team/Student/Parent Conference/ Detention 2 Days- Unexcused absence will be issued.



If the student is absent and it is excused, it is the student’s responsibility to pick up and make up any missed assignments as soon as the student returns back to school. If the absence is unexcused the student will receive a zero for the days missed. (Information can also be located in Student/ Parent Handbook)