NAME: Mr. Hopkins
SCHOOL: Allegany-Limestone MS/HS.
CLASS: Middle School Health 1 & 2/High School Health/Career Studies
SCHOOL PHONE: (716) 375-6600 ext. 2260
About The Teacher
Mr. Hopkins teaches middle school health 1 & 2, Sr. Health and Career Studies.
0 He is also the varsity golf coach.
Mission For Middle School Health Classes 1 & 2To discuss topics including alcohol, tobacco, other drugs, relationships, reproduction, body systems, communicable, and non-communicable disease.
Mission For Sr. Health Class
Senior High Health class will be a continuation of the work we started in middle school.
We will delve deeper into the three areas of health (physical, mental/emotional and social).
The skills that we will try to develop include; self-management, relationship management, stress
management, communication, planning and goal setting, decision making and advocacy.
We will review and expand on functional knowledge in the following areas; physical activity/nutrition,
HIV/AIDS, sexual risk, family life/sexual health, tobacco, alcohol/other drugs, unintentional
injuries, violence prevention and other required health areas.
Mission For Career Studies
This course is a graduation requirement at ALCS that encompasses key experiences and
outcomes that assist students with their post high school plans. Within this 10 week course
students will be expected to know how to write an effective resume and cover letter. They will
be taught how to conduct themselves professionally in an interview and actually participate in
a mock interview with volunteers from outside businesses/agencies. Some other components
include: acquiring 2 letters of recommendation, community service, writing a career plan,
filling out a job application, visiting a college, going on a career field trip/be currently employed,
and completing a career interest survey which compiles likes/dislikes, skills, etc. to help students
learn about the careers that may fit their interests.
This course emphasizes exploration and planning. We want our students to leave ALCS with a
plan for success. This class provides some of the basic tools and experiences for students to
Pre-requisite: Junior or Senior
Final Assessment: Must satisfactorily complete the components mentioned above.
Additional Information: 10 week course requirement for graduation