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Clothing

Grades:
9-12

 

The main focus of this second semester only course is art of designing, creating, or constructing your own garments. While earning half a credit, students learn to evaluate their own wardrobes, as well as long-range planning of their wardrobes, the use and care of sewing machines, spot removal, and garment mending. Each student will complete at least five sewing projects which range from something for their room to a garment for themselves. Students with advanced sewing knowledge will be taught to design patterns, instructions, and styles of garments. This class has a tradition of making quilts for those in the community who are ill. The class is good for students needing a job skill and students wanting into the clothing and textiles area.


Interior Design

Grades:
9-12

 

Interior Design is the study of how to plan and furnish interiors. This class is only offered second-semester, every other year. During this course, we will study drawing interior and architectural floor plans, space planning, elements and principles of design, electrical plans, and working with interior coverings. The student will give a visual presentation after building a miniature room that includes interior coverings and furniture. After the study of architectural style of homes and furniture, we take field trips to houses in the area. Then, we study housing cost, both renting and buying, and technology and energy usage. The end project is the students drawing their dream house complete with furniture and the cost of the interior items. This class is good for students needing a job skill for future home ownership skills, and students wanting to go to college in the interior architect field.


Career & Life Planning

Grades:
9-12

 

Career and Life Planning is a semester class, offered only first-semester. The class teaches students that to be successful on your own is key to being a successful person in life. Independent Living covers skills needed to be on your own. Making a budget, borrowing money, credit cards, consumer rights, insurance and investing money are a few of the topics covered in the Consumer Unit. In the Housing Unit the student will make decisions about housing and the laws involved in renting and owning. Students will also study about setting up an apartment, mending, spot removal and wardrobe planning will be topics we will cover in the Clothing Unit. Providing safe and nutritious foods will be covered in the Foods Unit. Completing job applications, making resumes, cover letters, follow-up letters, and interviewing are all parts of the Careers unit. Moving from Independent Living to developing your own Family Unit will end our Class.


Family Studies

Grades:
9-12

 

Child Development is a semester course offered second semesters, understanding the job of parenting and careers working with children. As students study roles and responsibilities of parenting they see the importance of planning parenthood. Students will analyze factors that impact human growth and development as they study pregnancy. They will look at social, emotional, physical and intellectual development of an infant, toddler, and preschoolers. Communication, leadership skills will improve during the class preschool, increasing ones employability skills as well as life skills are part of this class..


Child Development

Grades:
9-12

 

Parenting is a semester course offered both semesters, understanding the job of parenting and careers working with children. As students study roles and responsibilities of parenting they see the importance of planning parenthood. Students will analyze factors that impact human growth and development as they study pregnancy. They will look at social, emotional, physical and intellectual development of an infant, toddler, and preschoolers. Communication, leadership skills will improve during the class preschool, increasing one’s employability skills as well as life skills are part of this class.


Fashion Marketing

Grades:
9-12

 

The world of fashion is glamorous, but it is also very challenging. The Fashion Class looks at the careers of fashion, from marketing to design, and from textiles to fabric construction. We also study the customer service and marketing of textiles, the effects technology and the economy has on the textile and fashion industry, and how design principles effects designing garments and textiles. The class will work together to host a fashion show by working with local retail businesses showing the latest fashion trends. We end the class with students getting experience in fashion design, fashion drawing, textiles, fashion writing, or retail sales. Fashion Marketing is a one-semester class, offered second-semester, every even year. (2016, 2018, so on)


Advanced FACS

Grades:
9-12

 

This course lasts one semester and students interested in enrolling must have taken some other Family And Consumer Science class. Preparing for your future in a Family And Consumer career area is the main focus. The area of study can be any of the following: childcare, fashion, nutrition, foods, clothing, interior design, entrepreneurship, family management, and independent management. The student has a choice of going to a work experience set up by the instructor or doing advanced study on the topic in the classroom. Research on the job they are interested in and post-high school education for that area will also be discussed.


Work Study FACS

Grades:
9-12

 

Students who have completed Advanced FACS can ask to do on-the-job training in FACS. The student will work alongside an experienced employee to gain more hands on experience in their FACS area. The student will complete a portfolio to prepare for college or post-high school training.


Advanced Parenting

Grades:
9-12

 

The main focus of this class is preparing for your future in a Family and Consumer career area. Students will get job experience in the parenting field or related fields. The students will learn the technology, customer relations, and parenting skills necessary. Two reports will be completed: One on the parenting career they are interested in and the other on where they could go for post-high school education in that field.


Work Study Parenting

Grades:
9-12

 

Students will locate and gland a paid position in a child development or child development related field. They will be at this position 5th, 6th, and 7th hour. Students are required to complete a timesheet and add to their portfolio.


Advanced Fashion Marketing

Grades:
9-12

 

The main focus of this class is preparing for your future in a family and consumer career area. Students will get job experience in the Fashion Marketing field or related fields. The students will learn the technology, customer relations, and Fashion Marketing skills necessary. Two reports will be completed, one on the Fashion Market career they are interested in and the other on where they could go for post-high school education in that field.


Advanced Interior Design

Grades:
9-12

 

The main focus of this class is preparing for your future in a family and consumer career area. Students will get job experience in the interior design field or related fields. The students will learn the technology that business has, customer relations, and interior design skills. Two reports will be completed, one on the interior design career they are interested in and the other on where they could go for post-high school education in that field.


Work Study Interior Design

Grades:
9-12

 

The student will locate and get a paid position in an interior design or interior design related field. They will be at this position 5th, 6th, and 7th hour. Students are required to complete a timesheet and add to their portfolio.