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Welcome! My name is Mike Thompson. I teach 8th Grade Health Education and Youth Leadership Skills. I also coach Jr. High football & track. I am excited and looking forward to a great school year. Health Rocks! Go Panthers! 
 
   A note to the student: The Navarro Jr. High Health Education course is designed to help you examine your lifestyles, select life long goals and make plans to achieve and maintain optimum health. In health education you will learn about health information and skills necessary to become healthy adults. You will learn about behaviors in which you should and should not participate . This class will provide you with the information and skills necessary for physical, mental/emotional and social well-being.
 
   In addition to the Health Education curriculum, students will participate in the following: 
 
PAPA (Parenting And Paternity Awareness)- A program from the Texas Office of the Attorney General that focuses on the legal, financial and emotional responsibilities and life impacts of parenthood. 
CATCH (Coordinated Approach To Child Health)- A program committed to helping students learn the importance of eating more nutritious foods and getting more physical activity. 
CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) BLS (Basic Life Support)- A course from the American Heart Association (AHA) is a life-saving procedure that combines rescue breaths with chest compressions.
CATCH My Breath- A researched based youth E-cigarette prevention program designed to help teens make healthy choices when it comes to Vaping, E-cigs, Juuls.
 
My Schedule:
Period 1   8:00 - 8:50    Health 
Period 2   8:55 - 9:45    Conference 
Tutorials   9:50 - 10:20  Tutorials
Period 3 10:25 - 11:15   Health
Period 4 11:15 - 12:15   DAEP 
Lunch     12:15 - 12:45  Lunch  
Period 5 12:50 - 1:40     Health 
Period 6  1:45  -  2:35    Youth Leadership 
Period 7  2:40  -  3:30    Athletics 
 
 Supplies needed: 
1. Pen or pencil 
2. Notebook paper 
3. 1" Three ring binder. 
4. Map pencils