Human Growth & Development

Fourth grade girls receive instruction on physical changes that occur during adolescence to include an explanation of menstruation. Fifth grade boys and girls growth and development instruction includes information about the physical, emotional and social changes that occur during adolescence. An introduction into how germs are spread to include information about HIV/AIDS is also shared.

Parents may contact the school nurse if they wish to review the materials. A parent or guardian may write a note to the Principal requesting that their child be excused from any or all of these classes.