Health education in the Pocono Mountain School District is comprehensive, accurate, up-to-date and relevant. The health education curriculum provides all students with the skills and knowledge to promote responsible lifetime decision making and contribute to a healthy and safe society. Health choices and decision making are stressed. The program teaches students the skills necessary to weigh options, to make responsible decisions and to develop behaviors that promote healthful living. Students are encouraged to assess their attitudes and behavior patterns and to understand the impact their life choices have on their communities and on their own well-being.