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
Honors

 One Social Studies/World History Credit
Enhanced 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
Standard or Honors

 One English Credit, 9th Grade
Standard or Honors 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
Standard or Honors

 One English Credit, 10th Grade
Standard or Honors 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
Standard or 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
Standard or 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 or Honors 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 or Honors 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 or Honors 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 or Honors 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
Honors 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.

Consumer Math

Standard Homework Level

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

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 Training

Individual Sport
Light Physical Fitness Homework

This class is designed to include all the components of fitness - cardiovascular conditioning, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility training - for a total body work-out. A variety of formats and equipment are used. Students combine two classes per week with assigned work-outs at home for a total fitness program.

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

 .5 Elective Credit (beginning Fall 2021)
Very 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, so they are observation and discussion-based.

Students and teachers discuss scripture meditations from Assembly each Tuesday, and complete additional Bible searches and journaling in class and throughout the week. The goal is drawing 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!

Cyber Security and Intro to Coding

 .5/.5  Elective Credit
Light Homework Level

This is a full year course. This course requires a laptop.

Cyber safety is the goal of most parents for their children. Students must be equipped to navigate the internet, to research, and to educate themselves within the confines of a safe cyber environment.

During the second semester, students will learn the basics of coding.

Film Critique and Analysis

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 and cinematic components of each movie. 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 cinematic and analytical elements of movies, thereby helping them to see the beauty and creativity in this very pertinent cultural hobby.

Home Economics

Elective Credit
No Homework

This class will give middle school and high school students opportunities to further their skills in areas of home and personal/family management with a concentration on nutrition, clothing, and shelter. Adapting the traditional course to fit our modern life, students will meal plan and cook, learn how to properly care for and maintain a wardrobe, and will gain experience with minor home repairs.  There will be a supply fee associated with this class that may vary based on projects.

Animal Rescue

.5  Elective Credit
No Homework

This class will look at both the ethical and practical aspects of animal rescue: Why rescue? Who needs it? What are the goals? Students will learn about the process of animal rescue from intake to fostering to adoption and will gain hands-on practical experience.

Boating Basics

.5  Elective Credit
No Homework

Improve your nautical skills by taking this one semester class. You’ll learn the basics of maritime navigation, emergency and safety procedures on the water, anchoring and docking, and so much more. Our goal is to equip you to pass your boating safety course to carry a Florida certificate at semester end!

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 and Criminal Justice

Elective Credit
Light Homework Level

This class offers an introduction to Criminal Justice and Investigations.  In this class, we will examine fundamental criminal justice and investigative concepts such as forensics, interviewing/interrogation, criminal justice technologies, and other aspects of investigations.  The course centers around a case that the class will 'investigate' to apply the concepts.  The second semester will be an overview of espionage, spying, and a look at the United States Intelligence Community.  In this course, we will explore what spying is, and what it isn't, how it works, and what the various agencies within the United States support intelligence activities.  During the course, students will role-play intelligence collectors (aka, 'spies') and apply the concepts presented

STEM Space Studies

Elective Credit
No Homework

This Middle School class gives students the hands-on opportunity to explore technology and engineering by applying math and science learning. An overview of various topics related to the field of space including, astronomy, planetary sciences, and cosmology. This is a course designed to provide students with a baseline of information and education if they were to enter into a science or engineering field. Emphasis will be on discussions with occasional activity to enhance learning.

Throughout the year, students design and create models to improve everyday life, learn the basics of coding and programming, and explore the science behind aeronautics through designing, building, and testing. There is a supply fee associated with this class that varies based on projects.

US Geography and Adventure

Elective Credit
No Homework

This is a travel Geography class that combines traditional geography study with trip planning for the United States. Increase your knowledge of the US by learning about places, cultures, foods, and economies both east and west of the Mississippi.

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!

Forensics and Criminology

 1 Elective Credit
Light Homework Level

Middle School students will work through this elective science class to contribute to solving a crime with labs about blood, soil, fibers, fingerprints. This class is not 'scary', but it definitely gives students a reality check and encourages caution in daily life. With the skills learned in this class, students will evaluate situations more wisely, look for details others might miss, and be more aware of their personal safety. 

SAT Prep

 .5 Elective Credit
Standard Homework Level

Prepare for your first or raise your SAT/ACT scores by taking this class. You’ll learn pacing and time management, essential test-taking techniques, tips for the most important question types, and effective guessing strategies as well as review the most important math formulas and skills

College Life Skills

 .5 Elective Credit
Standard Homework Level

Going to college is a lot more than just the classes, it's a whole new lifestyle for students! This class will teach students everything they need to know to be a successful college student. They will learn to prioritize and manage their time, do their own laundry, communicate effectively with peers and professors, and more!

SEU Dual Enrollment Courses

 .5-1 Elective Credit
Standard Homework Level

We are working on making this opportunity available on Wellmont’s campus. Please let us know that you are interested and we will put you on a list for more information as it becomes available.

Fine Arts

Theater

1 Fine Arts or Elective Credit Per Year
Light Homework Level

The goals of this class are to increase your stage presence, help you with vocalization techniques and presentation, focus on understanding the stage, practice stage and audience etiquette, and even possibly dabble in film if the opportunity presents itself. Our year will include two main plays - one at Christmas and one for our Spring Production. We also participate in our Year-End Ceremony with a small vignette.

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-period attendance is required, however for lead rolls, a third period is also required prior to school once per week. Extra rehearsals surrounding productions are required, and 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.

Music Appreciation

1 Fine Arts or Elective Credit per year
Light Homework Level

Music draws all of us, but how many of us know the origins of music, can read staff paper, appreciate the life of the composers who wrote and directed some of the most famous pieces of music? Learn about different musical genres, styles, and composers, as well as a variety of musical instruments.

 

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.

Chorus

 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 our Chorus 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.

Photography

 1 Elective Credit per year
Light Homework

During the course of this class students will learn about photography in different genres and styles. Students will practice what they learn with biweekly peer critiques. 

Prerequisites: Interest in/love of photography, DSLR camera (a few suggestions will be provided), No prior photography knowledge needed.

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.

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