Course Offering Guide Per Grade

7th Grade

SubjectCourse
Bible7th Grade Bible
MathPre-Algebra
English7th Grade English
HistoryHistory
ScienceGeneral Science
ElectivesOutdoor Sports
Art
Typing/Computer Applications
Missions
Intro to Computer Programming
Journalism
Theatre
General Music
Clubs/SportsCross Country

8th Grade

SubjectCourse
Bible8th Grade Bible
MathAlgebra I
English8th Grade English
HistoryHistory
SciencePhysical Science
ElectivesOutdoor Sports
Art
Typing/Computer Applications
Missions
Intro to Computer Programming
Journalism
Theatre
General Music
Clubs/SportsCross Country

9th Grade

SubjectCourse
Bible9th Grade Bible
MathGeometry
EnglishEnglish I
HistoryHistory (World or US)
ScienceBiology w/Lab H
HOPEHealth/PE
Fine Art Theatre
Worship Band
General Music
Advanced Art
Speech and Debate
Foreign LanguageAmerican Sign Language
Spanish
ElectivesMovies As Literature
Outdoor Sports
Missions
Investigations in Counterterrorism
Computer Programming
Journalism
Clubs/SportsStudent Council (Students run for elected positions at the end of each year)
Cross Country

10th Grade

SubjectCourse
Bible10th Grade Bible
MathAlgebra II
EnglishEnglish II
HistoryHistory (Either World or US)
ScienceChemistry w/ Lab H
HOPEHealth/PE
Fine ArtsTheater
Worship Band
General Music
Advanced Art
Speech and Debate
Foreign LanguageAmerican Sign Language
Spanish
ElectivesMovies As Literature
Outdoor Sports
Missions
Investigations and Counterterrorism
Computer Programming
Journalism
Clubs/SportsStudent Council (Students run for elected positions at the end of each year)
Cross Country

11th Grade

SubjectCourse
Bible11th Grade Bible
MathPre-calc H
Dual Enrollment Math Course
Liberal Arts Math
EnglishEnglish III H
HistoryCredit fulfilled or
World History H or US History H
ScienceCredit fulfilled or Marine Bio H
Social StudiesGovernment and Economics H
Credit fulfilled or Marine Bio H
Fine Arts Advanced Art
Worship Band
General Music
Theatre
Speech and Debate
HOPEHealth/PE
Foreign LanguageAmerican Sign Language
Spanish
ElectivesInvestigations and Counterterrorism
Movies As Literature
Outdoor Sports
Computer Programming
Missions
Journalism
Clubs/SportsStudent Council (Students run for elected positions at the end of the yaer)
Cross Country

12th Grade

SubjectCourse
Bible12th Grade Bible
MathCredit fulfilled or
Dual Enrollment Math or FLVS Calculus H
Liberal Arts Math
EnglishEnglish IV H or Dual Enrollment English
ScienceCredit fulfilled, Dual Enrollment Science or FLVS Physics H
Social StudiesGovernment and Economics H
Fine ArtsTheater
Worship Band
General Music
Advanced Art
Speech and Debate
HOPEHealth/PE
Foreign LanguageAmerican Sign Language
Spanish
ElectivesMovies As Literature
Outdoor Sports
Missions
Investigations and Counterterrorism
Computer Programming
Journalism
Clubs/SportsStudent Council (Students run for elected positions at the end of the year)
Cross Country
Senior InternshipVarious, Individual

Course Descriptions

CORE Science

General Science
with Lab

Standard Homework Level

Using Apologia texts, students participate in weekly labs to solidify their understanding of material.

Reading assignments and tests are given each week as homework to prepare students for class lectures and lab work.

General Science is the study of Creation and Earth Science, and it covers a basic introduction to Human Anatomy.

This science may be counted as Middle School credit only.

Physical Science
Honors, with Lab

 One Science Credit
Standard Homework Level

Using the Apologia texts as a base, students participate in weekly labs to solidify their understanding of material.

Reading assignments and tests are given each week as homework to prepare students for class lectures and lab work.

Physical Science is the study of basic Physics and the Solar System.

This class may be counted as High School credit.

Biology
Honors, with Lab

 One Science Credit
 Enhanced Homework Level

Using Apologia texts, students participate in weekly labs to solidify their understanding of material.

Reading assignments and tests are given each week as homework to prepare students for class lectures and lab work at school.

Biology is the study of all living things.

Marine Biology
Honors, with Lab

 One Science Credit
 Enhanced Homework Level

Using Apologia texts, students participate in weekly labs to solidify their understanding of material.

Reading assignments and tests are given each week as homework to prepare students for class lectures and lab work at school.

Marine Biology covers animal anatomy and physiology of animals of the sea.

Biology and Algebra I are prerequisites for this class.

Chemistry
Honors, with Lab

 One Science Credit
 Enhanced Homework Level

Using Apologia texts, students participate in weekly labs to solidify their understanding of material.

Reading assignments and tests are given each week as homework to prepare students for class lectures and lab work at school.

Chemistry covers the chemical makeup and interaction of all basic matter the universe.

Biology and Algebra I are prerequisites for this class.

CORE History

World History

 One Social Studies/World History Credit
Standard Homework Level

World History, Church History, and Geography are incorporated together in our class discussions and homework assignments each week.

We actively view people, places in secular and church history of the world as we march through our discussions and reading chronologically.

Charting our findings and using projects each semester to solidify understanding, we use tactile, verbal and written skills for a full understanding of history and geography.

 

US History
Honors

 One Social Studies/American History Credit
 Enhanced Homework Level

In US History, we actively view and discuss the governmental documents and history of the United States as we march through chronologically.

Charting our findings, we use tactile, verbal and written skills for a full understanding of US history and geography.

This class is for High School students only.

American Government and Economics
Honors

 .5/.5 Social Studies Credits
 Enhanced Homework Level

Tapestry of Grace Curriculum as well as various biblical and secular texts are used for these classes.

They are each one semester. They are taught as consecutive semester courses, with the intention of preparing Wellmont students to CLEP collegiate tests in American Government as well as Macro Economics.

The arrangement of this curriculum allows Wellmont high school students to earn college credit while continuing to learn in an environment designed for high school students.

CLEPs are OPTIONAL for these courses

Three College credits will be awarded if CLEP test is passed for American Government and/or Economics.

The cost for the CLEP test is approximately $90. This does not include the college test base fee which is generally under $30.

CORE English

English A

Seventh Grade Only
Standard Homework Level

Using current MLA standards and grammar, middle school students study English basics.

This course continues to help students utilize the classical writing standard, incorporating grammar and literature as well.

In addition to learning the basics of good writing, learning to analyze literature, and practice English grammar, students critique one another’s work, and advance to the next level of collegiate preparation.

English B

Eighth Grade Only
Standard Homework Level

Using current MLA standards, this course incorporates a more advanced usage of grammar and literature.

In addition to continual training in the keys to proficient writing, learning to analyze literature, and practice English grammar, students critique one another’s work, and advance to the next level of collegiate preparation.

English I

 One English Credit, 9th Grade
Standard Homework Level

High school students continue the art of writing as well as incorporating basic analysis of classic literature.

Grammar review is completed in this course.

 

English II

 One English Credit, 10th Grade
Standard Homework Level

The purpose of English II is to continue training students to write well-composed thoughts and analyze classic literature using more advanced skills, continuing on from English I. It is also to begin to expose students to more extensive vocabulary.

 

English III
Honors

 One English Credit, 11th Grade
 Enhanced Homework Level

English III and IV are our rhetorical English courses used to teach students the art of effective communication and building solid arguments in written discourse as well as give them a well-rounded view of classic authors.

These courses help students to round out their personal worldview and teach them not to be afraid to share their views with excellence in college. Literature discussion and advanced critiquing is a part of these courses as well.

English IV
Honors

One English Credit, 12th Grade Enhanced Homework Level

English III and IV are our rhetorical English courses used to teach students the art of effective communication and building solid arguments in written discourse as well as give them a well-rounded view of classic authors.

These courses help students to round out their personal worldview and teach them not to be afraid to share their views with excellence in college. Literature discussion and advanced critiquing is a part of these courses as well.

English IV is our finishing platform for high school students.

CORE Mathematics

Pre-Algebra

Standard Homework Level

Mr. D Math curriculum is used at Wellmont for our upper level math courses.

Students achieve their upper level course requirements for High School math with class discussions and lectures at school and video-driven instruction at home. Online quizzes are taken daily to solidify knowledge, and spiral quizzes and chapter reviews are taken periodically as well.

It is the prerequisite to Algebra I.

Mr. D Math is used for this course.

Algebra I

 One Math Credit
Standard Homework Level

Mr. D Math curriculum is used at Wellmont for our upper level math courses.

Students achieve their upper level course requirements for High School math with class discussions and lectures at school and video-driven instruction at home. Online quizzes are taken daily to solidify knowledge, and spiral quizzes and chapter reviews are taken periodically as well.

A prerequisite of Pre-Algebra is required for this course.

This course is also offered online on other days of the week. Additional fees are required for this option.

Algebra II

 One Math Credit
Standard Homework Level

Mr. D Math curriculum is used at Wellmont for our upper level math courses.

Students achieve their upper level course requirements for High School math with class discussions and lectures at school and video-driven instruction at home. Online quizzes are taken daily to solidify knowledge, and spiral quizzes and chapter reviews are taken periodically as well.

A prerequisite of Algebra I is required for this course. We also highly suggest Geometry as a prerequisite.

This course is also offered online on other days of the week. Additional fees are required for this option.

Geometry

 One Math Credit
Standard Homework Level

Mr. D Math curriculum is used at Wellmont for our upper level math courses.

Students achieve their upper level course requirements for High School math with class discussions and lectures at school and video-driven instruction at home. Online quizzes are taken daily to solidify knowledge, and spiral quizzes and chapter reviews are taken periodically as well.

A prerequisite of Algebra I is required for this course. We suggest taking Geometry prior to Algebra II.

This course is also offered online on other days of the week. Additional fees are required for this option.

Pre Calculus
Honors

 One Math Credit
Standard Homework Level

Mr. D Math curriculum is used at Wellmont for our upper level math courses.

Students achieve their upper level course requirements for High School math with class discussions and lectures at school and video-driven instruction at home. Online quizzes are taken daily to solidify knowledge, and spiral quizzes and chapter reviews are taken periodically as well.

Prerequisites of Algebra II and Geometry are required for this course.

This course is also offered online on other days of the week. Additional fees are required for this option.

Liberal Arts Math

Standard Homework Level

Students may use this course as a 4th-year Math course for a Standard or Career Track diploma only.

This course is designed for students needing a fourth year of Math when Pre-calculus or Dual Enrollment are not chosen as a fourth year option.

CORE Foreign Language

Spanish I

 One Foreign Language Credit
Standard Homework Level

Spanish written work and conversation are stressed highly. This class can be counted for high school foreign language credit.

Spanish II

One Foreign Language Credit
 Standard Homework Level

Spanish written work and conversation are stressed highly.

Students are encouraged to attempt to CLEP College Spanish at the end of this course.

CLEP OPTIONAL for Spanish II

The cost for the CLEP test is approximately $90. This does not include the college test base fee which is generally under $30.

American Sign Language I

 One Foreign Language Credit
Standard Homework Level

ASL I is held on Fridays only.

This course is an introduction to American Sign Language (ASL) as used in the Deaf Community and includes an overview of ASL grammatical features and structures. ASL written work and signing are stressed highly. Emphasis will be placed upon building novice level of sign lexicon and communication. This class can be counted for high school foreign language credit.

 

American Sign Language II

 One Foreign Language Credit
Standard Homework Level

ASL II is held on Fridays only.

This course is a continuation of American Sign Language I (ASL I), as used in the Deaf Community and is a more in-depth study of ASL grammatical features and structures. Emphasis will be placed upon building more advanced levels of sign lexicon and communication than that of ASL I.

Physical Education / HOPE

Health

 .5 Credits - HOPE
Standard Homework Level

Health is the study of physical, social and spiritual health from a Biblical perspective.

This is a one-semester class for credit. Health is only for High School students. PE or Home Economics should be taken opposite this course.

Cross Country

Team Sport
No Homework

Our new Cross Country team is beginning this year at Wellmont. We look forward to a great year of races and watching our team runners compete as Wellmont Warriors!

Physical Education

 .5 Credits - HOPE
No Homework

This class is a one-semester class and contains the physical workout and tracking requirements for high school physical education credit.

OPTIONAL - PE may be taken for a full year if desired. In this case, we treat it as an elective course for the duration of the year. Please ask our course advisor about this option if so desired. (.25/.25 Credits as an Elective)

Outdoor Sports

 .5 /.5 Elective Credit
No Homework

Students in this course enjoy time on and off campus learning various sports and playing them with and against one another. Sports include but are not limited to: soccer, basketball, handball, tennis, ultimate frisbee and more.

One Bible course per year is required

Bible

 1 Elective Credit
Light Homework Level

Our Mission at Wellmont is to connect each student to the whole story of the Bible and to discover God's identity for them individually. We believe that excellence in all areas will flow out of a person who understands their purpose and God-written identity. Our Bible classes have been reformatted with one purpose in mind; connecting our students with their Creator and the lover of their souls.

Students follow the SOAP format in each class, with underlying themes each year. SOAP stands for: Scripture, Observation, Application, and Prayer. SOAP class discussions spill into journaling throughout the week with the goal being to draw students into a more intimate place with God as they self-reflect using His Word as their barometer.

Themes covered in Bible vary from year to year. Samples include: Life of David, Life of Paul, OT/NT Covenant, Identity, Apologetics, Discipleship, and The Gospels.

 

Elective Examples (our electives change from year to year)

Typing and Computer Applications

 .5/.5  Elective Credit
Light Homework Level

This is a full year course. This course requires students to bring a laptop to school.

Typing technique is stressed and the goal at the end of the first semester is for students to be proficient in typing, without looking at the keyboard.

During the second semester, students learn to use Publisher, Pages, Excel, Spreadsheets, editing and formatting, and much more!

Movies As Literature

1  Elective Credit
Light Homework Level

This is a full year course. This course requires students to have a laptop.

In this fun elective course, students are assigned movies of various genres to watch each week. Class discussion revolves around the literary components of each movie, treating each one as a piece of visual literature. The focus is to encourage students to do much more than aimlessly watch storylines. It trains them to dissect and critique the plots, characters, and analytical elements of movies, thereby helping them to see the beauty and creativity in this very pertinent cultural hobby.

Computer Programming

 1  Elective Credit
Light Homework Level

This is a full year course and requires students to have a laptop.

Journalism

1  Elective Credit
No Homework Level

This is a full year course. This course requires students to have a laptop.

In this course, students will work with a coach to develop journalism skills as they create and format our school newsletters as well as complete the school yearbook.

Missions

1 Elective Credit
No Homework Level

Finding out how God is moving throughout the world is an eye-opening and compassion=building experience. Find out from one of our own campus missionaries how she has traveled across the world, sharing the love of Christ with those in dark places.

Discover how the persecuted church thrives and grows, and what we can do to support them and to learn about the cultures of many who need to know the love of Jesus.

 

Investigations in Counterterrorism

Elective Credit
Light Homework Level

What is the world of espionage like? In this course, students will learn how the world of espionage works, and will discover the world of the spy. They will also create an investigation for their class to uncover, as they learn how to operate undercover in real world situations.

Personal Finance and Career Exploration

 .5/.5 Elective Credit
Light Homework Level

As an introduction to life skills, this two-semester class should be required for all high school students.

It incorporates practical mathematical techniques and applies these to everyday life situations. Some of these situations include budgeting, calculating expenditures for bills, food or clothing.

Taxes, large purchases, depreciation, and many other topics are covered in step-by-step practical instruction.

Students also explore the world of careers and find out what they are good at!

Absolutely, a must have class!

SAT Bootcamp
Math Emphasis

 .5 Elective Credit
Standard Homework Level

Learn test-taking skills, how to read and set up the kinds of word problems found on the SAT, and how to use scientific and graphing calculators.

Take real time practice tests and see what you have learned in action. Learn how to decipher difficult vocabulary and ace reading comprehension.

Additionally, learn how to score a 10 on the essays. The emphasis for this course is the math section.

This is a 6-week online course only and is paid directly to Mr. D Math at a discounted rate for Wellmont students.

Fine Arts

Theater

1 Fine Arts or Elective Credit Per Year
Light Homework Level

This course for Middle and High School students includes preparation and presentation of spell-binding dramas, student-directed skits and mime, and much more. Mandatory 2-day attendance is required, as well as extra rehearsals surrounding productions. Auditions for all dramas are a part of this course.

This is an excellent foundation for preparing students for collegiate presenting and oration, as well as a superb way to blow off steam at the end of the day!

Art

Fine Arts or Elective Credit per year
No Homework

This course may be taken as either Fine Arts or Elective credit. They are offered at both the middle school and high school levels and is adjusted per class, depending on the level of each student.

The first thing scripture teaches us is that, “In the beginning God created…” and art is about creating and using the skills and inspiration that comes from the Giver of every good gift. Students taking this class will enjoy immersion in a variety of art media and methods.

From drawing and painting through fibers and clay, students will participate in hands-on experiences allowing them to create and appreciate art in its many forms. Along with media, we’ll explore the works/styles of master artists and art as it relates to history and culture. Students should expect to have lots of fun in the process!

 

Speech and Debate

 .5 Social Studies Credits for Speech,                 .5 Elective Credits for Debate
Light Homework Level

This one-year, two-part course is designed to equip students with the ability to perform well in front of an audience, as well as to formulate well-articulated speeches and create well-articulated arguments in debate.

The Public Speaking DSST test is OPTIONAL at the end of the first semester.

 One High School credit for Speech is awarded if DSST test is passed.

 Three College credits for Speech are awarded if DSST test is passed.

 The cost for the DSST test is approximately $80. This does not include the college test base fee which is generally under $30.

General Music

1 Fine Arts or Elective Credit per year
Light Homework Level

This course for Middle and High School students is tailored for the students who are in each class. Mediums of drumming, individual instrument inclusion, bells, ukuleles and much more are included in this class to teach the art of rhythm and musicianship to students at all levels.

Students participate in our music productions twice per year to share their skills and bless our community of students and families.

Private Music Lessons

1 Fine Arts or Elective Credit per year
Light Homework Level

Private lessons are offered for guitar, bass, and piano. These are slotted for 7th period and Friday morning time slots.

Worship Band

 1 Elective Credit per year
Light Homework

"Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye nations."

Worship is a tool used to glorify the Lord and to bring others into his presence. The goal of the Wellmont Worship Band is to learn to use the talents that God has put in each of us to glorify Him and to bring others into his presence. The Worship Band is a limited class each year.

Miscellaneous

Study Hall

 1st Study Hall Free of charge. All others, $130 per period for part-time students. All study halls free for full-time students.

Study Hall is open to Wellmont students who are waiting on other classes to begin. It is available for all 6 periods and is in a quiet room with a proctor.

Students are limited to 2 study halls in a row, attending classes or volunteering between study hall chunks. Please see our commonly asked questions page to find out more.

Student Volunteering

 Free of charge

Student Volunteering is open and encouraged for all Wellmont students.  Students may be asked to help our Front Desk volunteers with cleaning and organizing, lend a hand in the administrative offices, or help set up for special functions. Volunteering is a fun way to plug in and we love to see our student participating!

High School students can earn volunteer credit for this option!

 

Senior Internships

Internships are most often associated with college-level students. However, at Wellmont, we want our students to be able to serve their community and to experience the industries that interest them BEFORE they head to college. With this in mind, we have developed high school Senior internships. Some internships are on the Wellmont campus and some are not.

Individual internships are tailored for individual students. GPA and behavior qualifications are required in order to be placed in an internship program by our guidance office. Our internships may also be combined with Dual Enrollment credit in combination with one Dual Enrollment course.

Interns receive a letter of recommendation from their mentor at the end of their internship.

Class Change and Drop Period

Students are able to change or drop classes through the 4th week of school. After this time, no scheduling changes may be made.

Homework Classifications

Light Homework Level - 30 minutes or less on average on non-class days

Standard Homework Level -  about 1 hour on non-class days

Enhanced Homework Level - about 1 hour or more on non-class days

Course Selection Reminders

Our Academic Directors will help you finalize your class schedule.

Morning Assembly attendance required.

Ready to Get Started?

Contact us to attend one of our Information Meetings. Then fill out a Student Application to start the ball rolling!