Welcome to Family and Consumer Sciences. If you have any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Classes offered this year include:
Family and Consumer Sciences
This course is designed to provide students with basic information and
skills needed to function effectively within the family and a changing, complex society. Emphasis
is given to the development of competencies related to relationships, communication and
conflict resolution, caring for children, designing personal space, basic sewing skills, clothing
selection and care, promoting good health and nutrition, food selection and preparation, and
career exploration. Upon completion of this course, the student will have developed basic life
skills that promote a positive influence on the quality of life. Student leadership through Family,
Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is an integral part of this course.
This course is designed to provide students with nutrition knowledge to make
informed choices to promote lifetime wellness, the importance of healthy eating and physical
activity across the life span. Students will learn safe food handling practices, healthy menu
planning and food preparation techniques, and how to recognize sources of stress and healthy
strategies to reduce the impact of stress on total wellness. Student leadership through Family, Career and Community Leaders of America
(FCCLA) is an integral part of this course.
This course provides students the opportunity to develop skills in applying
the elements and principles of design to interiors. Projects are integrated throughout the course
to provide applications as the students study architecture, furniture styles and constructions,
surface treatments and backgrounds, design and function of space and lighting. Decision-
making skills are explored through the aspects of acquiring a home or place to live. Student
leadership through Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is an integral
part of this course.
This course is designed to assist students in developing essential skills
for healthy growth and development. Students will gain skills through setting goals, making
good decisions and developing problem solving abilities. The course offers students the
opportunity to explore learning through hands on activities in the areas of relationships,
physical development, money management, child care, sustainability, and career exploration.
The skills gained at this early age will assist in creating a work and family life balance in the
Student leadership through Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is an
integral part of this course.
If you are looking for information regarding FCCLA, please contact Ms. Higgins