Comprehensive Sexual Health Education
As required by the California Healthy Youth Act, Comprehensive Sexual Health Education is taught in 7th grade and educational information is provided to parents of upper grade elementary students in Evergreen School District.
In the 2021-2022 school year, middle school teachers will be piloting the 3Rs curriculum: Rights, Respect, Responsibility in May and June. Parents in grades 4th-6th will be provided with educational information and tools for initiating conversations with their children and for answering their tricky questions.
Information and Tools for Parents with 4th - 6th Grade Students
"How to Talk to Your Kids About Puberty,” hosted by CARDEA Services, is a recording from our Parent Information Night held May 17, 2022. In this meeting, parents learned about the social, emotional, and physical development of a child's sexuality and how to create an ongoing, age-appropriate dialogue with kids at any age and stage.
Middle School Curriculum
As required by the CA Healthy Youth Act, Comprehensive Sexual Health & HIV/AIDS Instruction - Health (CA Dept of Education), Comprehensive Sexual Health Education is taught in 7th grade in Evergreen School District.
Below please find the link to the May 3 Parent Information Night to review the Middle School Comprehensive Sexual Health Education curriculum: Rights, Respect, Responsibility." The lessons can also be found at 3Rs.org.
State law allows parents/caregivers to remove (opt-out) their student from this instruction, either selected lessons or the entire program. If you do not choose for your student to participate in Comprehensive Sexual Health Education, please send a written note to your school principal or your child's science teacher before the lessons begin. If you plan to remove your student from specific lessons only, please list those lessons on your written note.
Please note that if you opt out of selected lessons for your child, there is a chance that these lesson topics may come up again during one of the following lessons through student or classroom discussions.
How to Review 2022 Middle School Sexual Health Education Curriculum
To view the Evergreen Caregiver Ed 3Rs Middle School Curriculum presented at the May 3, 2022 Parent Information Night, please send an email to request the video password to Kim Kianidehkian, Director of Educational Services at Evergreen School District.
If you have any further questions, please contact your child's science teacher or school principal.