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    Grade 7

    Family and Consumer Science 7
    Semester Class

    • 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.

    Grade 8

    Family and Consumer Sciences 8
    One Semester or Entire Year

    • Family and Consumer Science 8 is an elective course that can be taken 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 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).