Required Instruction for Grades 7-12

What lessons will be taught and when?
Each school will work independently to create when these lessons will be taught.  Please see lessons below and visit the links to view specific information for each topic. Monthly videos will be added throughout the year.

2023-2024 Videos

September 2023 Character Chats Video
October 2023 Character Chats Video
November 2023 Character Chats Video
December 2023 Character Chats Video

2022-2023 Video Archive

September 2022 Character Chats Video
October 2022 Character Chats Video
November 2022 Character Chats Video
December 2022 Character Chats Video
January 2023 Character Chats Video
February 2023 Character Chats Video
March 2023 Character Chats Video
April 2023 Character Chats Video

What if my child is absent?
Absences will be treated the same as any other excused or unexcused absence.  You may review the Student Code of Conduct for more information on absences.

Can I opt my child out of the lessons?
No, since it is part of state required instruction in statute and board rule.

Can I sit in on the lesson(s)?
No.  However, you may review the videos ahead of time, by viewing the links above listed by each session.

Will these lessons be age appropriate?
Lessons provided will be age and developmentally appropriate.  

Where can I find additional resources on the District website?
District Prevention Education
Social Service Agencies

Who do I contact with specific questions?
If you have specific questions regarding when these lessons will take place, please contact your school directly.  If you have additional questions after reviewing the content/topics above, you may contact 
our district office at 904-547-7500.

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