WELLNESS 1 (required) Grade: 9

Prerequisite: none Credit: .5

Everything in life is related to our mental/emotional, social, and/or physical health. Wellness 1 is designed for first year high school students to address pertinent pressures and influences that teens face. Students will gain skills necessary to be healthy including: decision-making, goal-setting, recognizing influences, communication skills, refusal skills, media literacy, and locating valid resources. The course is organized into five units: wellness, mental health, physical activity and nutrition, drug prevention and family life education.