Family and Consumer Science
Beginning Family & Consumer Science (Home Ec.) This course is an exploration of life skills. Topics covered will include safety, food preparation and nutrition, basic sewing, childcare, relationships, and general home cleaning. Students will be asked to provide their own sewing supplies. The 6th grade sewing project is a pillow. The course will be delivered primarily through projects and hands-on activities.
Intermediate Family & Consumer Sciences (Home Ec) Offers an in-depth approach to personal management skills is emphasized in this course. It is designed to aid the student in the development and application of practical skills. The topics of study include personality and character traits, building positive and relationships, foods and nutrition and meal management skills, child development with a focus on babysitting and sewing & textile unit. The 7th grade learns and develops more basic skills while creating an apron. Student will be asked to furnish some supplies.
Advanced Family & Consumer Sciences (Home Ec) This course includes the following areas of study: personality traits and aptitudes to assist with career pathways, nutrition & wellness, food preparation, meal management, consumerism, sewing & fabric care, childcare, building positive relationships and communication skills (Interpersonal skills). Technology will be integrated into the course through a teen topic unit and an international cooking unit. Problem solving and application of academic skills will be emphasized. Students will be asked to furnish some supplies.