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Starting Summer 2019, the Comprehensive Health Education course offered through Student Online Learning will be offered as Honors Comprehensive Health Education (7841).
Course Number: 7841
Students learn factual health information in the following content areas: mental and emotional health; alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs; personal and consumer health; family life and human sexuality; safety and injury prevention; nutrition and fitness; and disease prevention and control. Students develop lifelong health skills such as analyzing influences; accessing information, interpersonal communication skills, decision making, goal setting, self-management; and advocacy for personal, consumer, and family health throughout the course.
*Tuition assistance is available. Please contact the Student Online Learning office if you have any questions. Tuition is $340 for nonresidents of Montgomery County.
Registering for the MCPS blended learning course Honors Comprehensive Health Education is a multi-step process. The Student Online Learning office provides information about the registration process below. For further information or clarification of a particular step, please contact the Student Online Learning office at either 240-740-3950 or eLearning@mcpsmd.org.
☞ Registration for fall 2019 online Health is OPEN. See below for the registration process.
2019 Summer Schedule
*** NOTE: All dates and times are subject to change. ***
*Enrollment is not guaranteed in courses that are listed as open.
2019 Fall Schedule
Location of Face-to-face Classes: Richard Montgomery High School — 250 Richard Montgomery Drive, Rockville, MD 20852 (map)
Students are eligible to take Honors Comprehensive Health Education after completing Grade 9. Students currently in Grade 9 are eligible to register for the summer course when registration opens for summer courses.
Detailed information about enrollment is available on the Registration tab on this page.
Online courses use the same curriculum and learning outcomes as the courses taught in traditional school. They are designed to take advantage of the online format. Most classwork may be done from home. Students who are most successful with online courses have good time management skills and are self-motivated.
The same grading and credit policies apply to online courses as to traditional courses offered in classrooms.
All classes are taught by highly qualified teachers who have been trained to teach in an online environment. MCPS blended learning courses are taught by MCPS teachers.
Yes, attendance is mandatory. Students cannot receive credit if they are unable to attend the entirety of all face-to-face classes. If a student's schedule will not allow him/her to attend all of the face-to-face classes, the student should not enroll in the class.
No, students must attend the scheduled face-to-face classes for the section in which they are enrolled. We are unable to make arrangements for students to attend face-to-face classes for other class sections. (See previous FAQ.)
The exact agenda depends on the course and the face-to-face class date, but important content is covered in each class. Examples of activities in face-to-face classes include:
The amount of time spent on each course will vary by student.
Students are not required to be online at specific times but all deadlines are expected to be met. There are no common times that all students need to be online.
Students may complete the online portion of the course wherever they can obtain a secure and reliable internet connection.
There are opportunities for a student to work ahead. If you want to complete work in advance of the class schedule, communicate with your teacher to develop a plan.
Instructors will have office hours when they can be reached online or by phone.
No, your online course grade will not appear on a report card. Check your transcript a few weeks after the class ends to verify that your grade has been placed on your transcript. If the grade is not recorded, immediately contact the Student Online Learning office.
The tuition for online Honors Comprehensive Health Education (0.5 credit) is $300 (subject to change each year). Tuition assistance is available, based upon financial need. Contact the Student Online Learning office for more information.
Refunds will be given when:
No refunds will be given once the first face-to-face class has begun.
Online courses require basic computer skills. Students need computer skills such as navigating websites, uploading and downloading files, using word processing software, using Google Drive and Google G Suite applications, formatting text and page layouts, using presentation software, using spreadsheet software, saving and updating files, locating files in a computer, and downloading and installing software.
Hardware: Any Windows computer running Microsoft-supported operating systems or Apple computer running MAC OS 10 (or higher) can access our online course content. Students need a reliable internet connection.
Software: The latest version of Google Chrome (preferred browser) or Mozilla Firefox with Flash player installed will be needed to access course content. Students need access to a G Suite account or a word processing program that can open and save Microsoft Word format or Rich Text Format (RTF) files in order to open and submit assignments. The capability to work with PDF files (saving as, opening, etc.) may be necessary. Files submitted in Mac OS Pages (Apple) format will not be accepted.
is a program for students seeking to accelerate their learning or to pursue credit recovery options by taking courses that follow a blended model of online and face-to-face instruction.