Family and Consumer Sciences (6th grade) and Culinary Arts (7th and 8th grade)


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    -What is Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS)?
    FACS (formerly known as Home Economics), is a life skills class that covers a variety of topics. These topics will help prepare students for success in many areas of life, including home, school, and work! This year, FACS will only be offered to 6th grade students
    Topics to possibly be covered: Basic Cooking, Basic Nutrition, Basic Hand Sewing, Communication Skills, Problem Solving Skills, Stress Management, Goal Setting
    -What is Culinary Arts?
    Culinary Arts is a semester long course offered to 7th and 8th grade students.
    Culinary 1, which is opened to any student who has never taken FACS or Culinary, will focus on reading a recipe, equipment and terms, measuring, and basic nutrition. Students will do cooking labs 3-4 times a month in order to get hands on experience.
    Culinary 2 is offered to any student who has taken Culinary or FACS before, and will be more project based learning. Students will briefly review the concepts that are taught in Culinary 1, have 3-4 main projects, and will have 3-5 cooking labs a month.
    All grades will cover skills relating to effective communication, time management, organization, and teamwork. 
     If your child is absent, PLEASE have them come to me the day they get back to school and ask me what they missed. This is the most accurate way to ensure they are getting the most update to date information and materials.
    - CTE Curriculum Standards