Attention Sophomore Parents:
As a result of legislation passed in April 1987, Mustang Public Schools will offer AIDS Prevention Education to sophomores during the month of February.
Topics covered will include:
What is HIV?
Why is this subject important to youth?
How is HIV spread?
What fluids transmit HIV?
How does HIV enter the body?
Statistics of diagnosis and transmission (provided by the CDC)
Symptoms of HIV
Window period for testing
What does the HIV test mean?
Viral load and CD4 count
Treatment for HIV
Reducing your risk of HIV
Where to go for HIV Testing
Healthy Relationships/Setting Boundaries Assembly
Topics covered will include: how to establish and maintain healthy relationships, setting boundaries, and learning to say no.
Presentations will be to all sophomores in their English classes starting the week of February 14th. The Healthy Relationship assembly will take place on Tuesday, February 28th. There will be two separate assemblies for boys and girls.
Forms will be sent home with Sophomores beginning January 20th. If you DO NOT want your student to participate in the education, please sign the opt out form and return to the school nurse by February 10th.If you would like to arrange a parent meeting by appointment to view the material being presented, please contact Nurse Spillman at 376-7810.