Family and Consumer Science 7
Family and Consumer Sciences is a semester exploratory program, which provides a hands-on approach to the development of skills that are critical to everyday life.
Activities prepare students for taking on responsibilities at home and in their lives.
Students explore, through a multimedia approach, concepts and practice skills related to nutrition, laundry techniques, consumerism, personal grooming, money management, food preparation, career interest, environmental issues, and many more.
Family and Consumer Sciences 8
One Semester or Entire Year
Family and Consumer Science 8 is an elective course that can be taken for one semester or for a year.
The focus is on improving self identity, sharpening communication and social skills, increasing academic achievement, managing resources, and becoming oriented to the world of work.
Through a practical problem-solving approach, students learn to critically examine concerns, seek solutions, and solve problems in caring ways.
Various concepts explored in sixth and seventh grade will be expanded for in-depth study. Leadership skills are integrated in the curriculum through FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America).