Health Education

Connecticut Technical High School System's Health Education course breakdown by grade.

Grade 9

1/2 Credit
Health Education I

Grade 10

1/2 Credit
Health Education II

Grade 11

1/2 Credit
Health Education III

Grade 12

1/2 Credit
Health Education IV

Course Descriptions*

Health Education I (HE110, HE111)
Students will develop an understanding of the relationship between physical, mental and social health. Using the Centers for Disease Control Risk Factors as a lens, students will explore how knowledge and behavior contribute to reducing one’s risk for unintentional injury and disease.

Health Education II (HE210, HE211)
Students will expand their knowledge of the relationship between physical, mental and social health through the application of skills. Students will examine key concepts through the application of decision-making and goal setting skills. 

Health Education III (HE310, HE311)
Students will apply their knowledge and skills learned in Health Education I and II to examine the impact of one’s behavior and how the behaviors of others influence one’s life.

Health Education IV (HE410, HE411)
Students will synthesize the knowledge and skills learned in Health Education I, II and III to examine physical, mental and social health in a global context.

 

* Some courses may not be offered at every school. 

Abbott Electrical Dinner and Awards Program

Abbott Electrical Dinner and Awards Program
On May 11, 2017, a dinner and awards program will be held at Abbott Tech to recognize the Class of 2017 Electrical Seniors. Last year's event featured a guest speaker and program on "Indoor and Outdoor L.E.D. Lighting Products and Applications from RAB Lighting."  Learn more

Ellis Tech Wrestling Win!

Ellis Tech Wrestling Win!
Ellis Tech Wrestling Team wins state championship- first in school's history!  Learn more

Grasso Student Wins National Silver Gloves Boxing Championships

Grasso Student Wins National Silver Gloves Boxing Championships
Steven Torres, a 10th grader at Grasso, recently won first place in the National Silver Gloves Boxing Championships in Kansas. He now begins boxing his way toward the Junior Olympic Team. We are very proud of him. Not only is he a great boxer, he is a great kid!  Learn more

Prince Tech Team Awarded in Design Challenge State Competition

Prince Tech Team Awarded in Design Challenge State Competition
Prince Tech Engineering students took third place in their first showing in the Real World Design Challenge.  Learn more

Norwich Tech Grad First Female Gold Medalist in National Competition

Norwich Tech Grad First Female Gold Medalist in National Competition
Daria Stifel became the first female to win gold in the SkillsUSA Electrical Engineering competition!  Learn more

Community open houses hosted across the state

Community open houses hosted across the state
Links to photo galleries and news stories about our recent community open houses held across the state!  Learn more

Platt Tech Students to Inspect Space Station Parts

Platt Tech Students to Inspect Space Station Parts
Three seniors from Platt Tech have been enlisted by NASA to help create components to be used in the space station.  Learn more

CTHSS One Read

CTHSS One Read
The CTHSS Student Congress recently visited the Connecticut State Capitol building to kick off a district-wide One Read campaign for the book, "I Am Malala".  Learn more

Famous Author Visits CTHSS

Famous Author Visits CTHSS
Carmen T. Bernier-Grand visited both Whitney and Windham Tech to share her fascinating story of how she became an award-winning author.  Learn more

Student Workforce

 Student Workforce
CTHSS students can help you with your next big project! A wide range of services are offered across a variety of trades programs.  Learn more