West Harpeth Christian Tutorial Welcome to WHCT

Contact | About Me:

Lauren Massey

[email protected]

Course Time:

This course is offered on Tuesdays. Please note, this is a one semester /.5 creditcourse that is offered only in the FIRST SEMESTER


This course is open to 8th-12th grade students. For acceptance of credit prior to the 9th grade,n please contact your umbrella school.

Text: Total Health: Choices for a Winning Lifestyle

Course Description:

Health and Wellness covers physical, emotional, and mental health from a research-based Biblical perspective. Topics include basic anatomy and physiology, nutrition, fitness, disease, safety, mental health issues and tools, and substance abuse.

Class Time & Homework:

Classroom time is highly interactive with hands-on activities, group discussions, project presentations, and brief lectures. Most assignments can be completed in 1-2 hours per week. Homework will often consist of small projects to be shared with the rest of the class the following week.


50%  homework (graded for accuracy)

20%  class participation

20%  tests

10%  final project

Specific Requirements:

Willingness to participate in class. Access to a reliable printer is necessary

textbook, resource binder provided via lab fee,

occasional basic art supplies