Conni Sockwell

Nutrition & Wellness


Courses Taught:

Nutrition and Wellness

Schoology Information

All students need to make sure they have their Office365 school email accounts working and ready to use!  We will be using Schoology for online learning, and your school email accounts are needed to log on.

Information on student accounts can be found at under Student Accounts.  This will help you determine your username/email address.

If you have never logged in to your student email account, follow the directions found at the website above.

Please email me if you have any questions!


 Remind Information

Students need to make sure they are signed up to receive my Remind messages. Use your first and last name. Text @mssockwell to 81010

Ebook Instructions



Nutrition and Wellness Classroom Syllabus

Sockwell's syllabus.docx



Nutrition and Wellness    










Instructor:  Conni  Sockwell


Phone:  (662) 536-3612  ext. 354

School website:

TEXTBOOK:  Guide to Good Food, Largen/Bence (2012)

                        Goodheart-Willcox 12th edition




  • Everyone needs to join Remind. Text @mssockwell to 81010 


  •  username is your school email (first initial, last initial, last 6 numbers of your MSIS#)
  •  password is your school mascot and your birthday   EX: Jaguars08/17/20


Topics Covered during the nine weeks:

  • Kitchen and Food Safety
  • Table Etiquette and Manners
  • Nutrition
  • Personal Fitness
  • Planning Meals
  • Shopping Decisions
  • Global Cuisine
  • Careers in Nutrition and Wellness
  • 4 hands-on Cooking labs




          A=90-100, B=80-89, C=70-79, D=60-69, F=0-59

             Tests / Projects / Labs = 50%

             Homework / Daily work = 30%

             9 weeks test = 20%



                 coloring utensils, glue stick, scissors, ruler



                  Each student will be allowed 10 extra credits for the 9 weeks.  Each one counts as a daily grade. Anything to show me that they were thinking about our                    class after school hours counts as extra credit.  Some examples could include:  A recipe they found in a family cookbook that looked interesting, more detail about something we are studying, a narrative about a cooking show they watched on tv, etc…




About Me

I'm Conni Sockwell, and I'm in my 30th year of teaching. I graduated from Mississippi State with a Bachelor of Science degree in education. Hail State! My teaching experience covers four states and grades 1-12, excluding 5th. I love teaching Nutrition and Wellness at DCHS!

I have 4 children, and they all graduated from DCHS. All 4 are married and having their 1st child in 2021! Yep! 4 grands in one year! Blessed!!!!

I enjoy hanging out with family and friends, reading, and many outside activities.