**A MESSAGE FROM YOUR GYM TEACHERS, PARENTS PLEASE READ!**
The KNOW HIV/STD Prevention Education and “GET REAL” Sex Education will be taught in two sessions this year beginning with Session 1 one in March and Session 2 in May. This is a State Mandated Curriculum that will be taught to all PE students in 6th/7th/8th Grade classes. Key concepts that will be introduced are Female/Male Anatomy, Puberty, STD/HIV Transmission and prevention, Abstinence and Protection Methods, Sexual Identity (7th + 8th only), and Refusal skills. If you would like to view the curriculum and key concepts prior to your child taking the class, all information will be available during the February 22nd PTA meeting at 6:45. If you would like to request to excuse your student from the HIV Prevention Education, please pick up a green “Request to Excuse” form from the main office, your child’s PE teacher, or during the PTA meeting.