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Wellness Topics


Below is a summary of the wellness topics discussed by grade at The Out-of-Door Academy:

Lower School

PreK4th Grade
Medicine safety - from whoTobacco - be smart, don't start
Preventing dog bitesHow the lungs work
Healthy foodsPeer pressure
Sun protectionChoosing friends
Hand washingMedia pressures
First aid
KindergartenDealing with bullies
Medicine safety - vitaminsBalancing diets
Healthy mindsFood labels
Fire safetyWhat's in a soda/drink?
Water safetySleep
Making snacksDefense against disease
Changing teethHygiene/puberty
Sun protection
Spreading germs
1st Grade  5th Grade
Prescription drug safetyWhat's in smoke
Stranger dangerTobacco in the lungs
Car safetyWho influences you
Handling emergenciesRefuse to use
Importance of breakfastInhalants 
Super smiles - dentistStand up for your beliefs
Working our musclesBullying - embracing differences
Advertizing and food choices
2nd GradeDiet and exercise
OTC and prescriptionsHygiene
People we trust
Bike safety (gear for safety)
Hurricane safety
Healthy snacks6th Grade
RecyclingDon't be used by tobacco companies
Water and our bodyStudents against drugs - make a difference
Sun safetyDrugs don't solve problems - natural highs
Solving disagreementsUsing drugs appropriately
Safe place program (YMCA)
3rd GradeHealth services in the community
Drugs - can't tell by lookingCyber safety and bullying
Protect my brainDangers of energy drinks
Drugs and goals don't mixRespect myself
Tobacco - so un-coolBody image
Poisons - what to doCharacter and integrity
Treating minor wounds   How do you want to be remembered?
Friends protect us
5-a-day Dole
Digestive system
Food for fitness
Dealing with bullies
Sun protection while exercising

 

Middle/Upper School

7th Grade10th Grade
Dating - safetyDriving safety - texting and drinking
Bullying/civilityRelationships
Alcohol/tobaccoParties - know the laws
InhalantsPhysical consequences of drugs
Positive influencesFCD alcohol and drug program
Eating disordersAlternative choices - refusal skills
Texting and internet safetyStress/time management
Video game addictionsSupplements - too much of a good thing
Sports and food - the connectionSleep
Stress and depressionExercise
Sleep
8th Grade11th Grade
Using prescriptions wiselyCollege application stress
Tobacco - unsafe in any formParty scene and fake ID's
Alcohol/tobacco and the frontal lobeLegal consequences of drug/alcohol use
Drugs (inhalants, marijuana)Prescription drug abuse
Social normsHelping friends in trouble
Dating - safety and abusive relationshipsSteroids
Internet public forumsSleep
Eating disorders and body imageAbusive relationships
It's ok to say no - sex and drugs
Looking at my future
Mentoring with seniors
9th Grade12th Grade
Life management skills, including:Alumni speak about college
Everyday choices and long-term healthFinances
Drugs and brain developmentSex
Use, misuse, abuseDrugs/alcohol on campus
Illegal drugs and the bodyInternet addictions
Addiction - substance and activitiesCampus resources (spiritual, health, academics)
Social norms - high school mythsCampus safety and rape
Sex edDorms vs. apartments
Human developmentRoommates
Sex-textingFood service
NutritionStaying active - "freshman 15"
Energy drinksClass expectations
Lifestyle illnessesHomesick
Disease prevention and controlConnected parents
Mental healthGoal setting
SleepManaging free time
StressLaundry 101/hygiene
Body systemsGetting involved on campus
STD's and AIDSKnowing my campus
Relationships
Fitness for a lifetime

Parents

Hosting parties - know the lawsTeen stress/depression
Dangers of energy drinksRole modeling at all ages
Talking to your kids about tough topics
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