Health & Wellness - SPRING SEMESTER
Discussions about physical, mental, social, and
minimum 10, maximum 16
$50 - includes CPR certification
Class time: (Meets once/week)
(Wed-3) 12:05-1:25 SPRING SEMESTER
Pre-requisites for class:
1/2 credit elective - health
This one-semester course will include help in understanding the interconnectedness of emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual health. Students will also obtain their CPR certification (required for high school graduation).
Topics for study and discussion will include:
Developing emotional intelligence
Coping with stress
Dangers of substance abuse and addiction
Social media perspectives
Strengthening your spiritual health
The class will incorporate guest speakers, vibrant discussions, personal goal-setting, independent study, videos, reading selections, listening to selected podcasts, and conversation prompts for parents.
Student homework will be a combination of teacher-directed assignments and projects. During the 15-week class, students will keep a health and wellness journal for the purpose of making personal observations and setting goals. Students should plan to spend approximately 30-60 minutes on homework each week. Projects will require more time, but will not be weekly.
Required Books & Materials
There is no required textbook for this class. The instructor will provide reading selections as needed.
Students may be required to purchase disposable items for CPR training. Details will be posted in the spring.
Internet access at home
Access to a podcast platform
IMPORTANT NOTE FOR ENROLLING IN THIS COURSE:
If you are interested in enrolling in Health & Wellness, make a note at the end of your student enrollment form and we will update you in November.