Comprehensive Health Education

Health Education provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to be healthy throughout their lifetime. The intent of a comprehensive health education program is to motivate students to maintain and improve their health, prevent disease, and avoid or reduce health-related risk behaviors.

Comprehensive health education addresses 12 component areas under Florida State Statute 1003.42 (2)(n) - Required Instruction

  • Community health
  • Consumer health
  • Environmental health
  • Family life
  • Injury prevention and safety
  • Internet safety
  • Mental and emotional health
  • Nutrition
  • Personal health
  • Prevention and control of disease
  • Substance use and abuse
  • Teen dating violence

We Are "Putting Children First" Through Nutrition"

Statistics have shown and proven that nutrition plays a very important role in a child's ability to learn and comprehend. Therefore, it is the goal and objective of the Food Service Department to "Put Children First" through Nutrition. We are excited, obligated, and dedicated to providing and ensuring that every child in the Gadsden County School District is offered a good, clean wholesome, and nutritious meal for breakfast, lunch, and snack.

Through nutrition, we 'Put Children First" for tomorrow's leaders.
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All You Need to Know About Childhood Obesity

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Nutrition Staff

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