• Family and Consumer Science (FCS) courses expose and educate the high school students in the necessary skills for independent life. Courses are offered that provide lifelong growth and knowledge in the areas of personal life skills, components and importance of good decision making, career exploration, housing and interior design options, parenting skills, nutrition and wellness guidelines, as well as basic through advanced culinary skills. Our goal is to provide courses that promote a healthy personal lifestyle that enables the student to be a successful contributing member of society.
     
     
     9th Grade  10th Grade  11th Grade  12th Grade
    • Transitions
    • Healthy Living
    • Transitions
    • Healthy Living
    • Independent Living
    • Child Development
    • Creative Foods
    • Interior Design
    • FCS Student Assistant
    • Transitions
    • Healthy Living
    • Independent Living
    • Child Development
    • Creative Foods
    • Interior Design
    • FCS Student Assistant
    • Transitions
    • Healthy Living
    • Independent Living
    • Child Development
    • Creative Foods
    • Interior Design
    • FCS Student Assistant
     
     
     TRANSITIONS
    (Formerly known as Life Skills)
    (1 semester, ½ credit, Grades 9-12)
    Prerequisite: None

    Transitions is a class to help students manage the many changes adolescents face in life. Students will explore job opportunities, participate in job interview experiences, and apply decision making techniques that promote a healthy caring and responsible individual. Assess values and resources that support lifestyles goals, stress management, financial well being including budgeting will be studied to help students sustain a productive, meaningful lifestyle. Basic food preparation skills will be included in this class.

    This course meets the State of Ohio Financial Literacy requirement.

    Lab Fee: $TBD
    HEALTHY LIVING
    (Formerly known as the other half of Life Skills)
    (1 semester, ½ credit, Grades 9-12)
    Prerequisite: None

    Healthy Living will help students discover ways to deal with the everyday tasks of life. These tasks would include, but not be limited to: units in consumerism, entrepreneurial skills, understanding disabilities, housing choices, nutrition, healthy living choices, sustainability and service learning.
    Lab Fee: TBD

    CREATIVE FOODS
    (Formerly known as Gourmet Foods)
    (1 semester, ½ credit, Grades 10-12)
    Prerequisite: None

    Creative Foods is all about food preparation techniques with a strong emphasis on healthy eating. The course, through hands on experience, focuses on the preparation, service and safe food handling practices involved in preparing appetizers, soups, salads, breads, main dishes, sides, and desserts. Application of learned techniques will be demonstrated with the students presenting regional foods and nutrient dense food presentations. Students will gain experience and knowledge through teacher demonstrations and food labs.

    Lab Fee: TBD





    INTERIOR DESIGN
    (1 semester, ½ credit, Grades 10-12)
    Prerequisite:” None

    Interior Design is a class for students who wish to explore the many aspects of housing and home design. The concepts and use of floor plans, design components and techniques, furniture style and selection, as well as lifestyle and personal preference considerations for home design will be emphasized. A final design project applying the design techniques taught in class will be presented. Practical hands-on applications will be an integral aspect of class.

    Project Fee: TBD

    INDEPENDENT LIVING
    (Formerly known as Living on Your Own)
    (1 semester, ½ credit, Grades 10-12)
    Prerequisite: None

    This is a class that every adult wishes they would have taken! Learn the personal finance and consumer skills necessary to successfully survive on your own. Apply curriculum to your real life experiences of comparison banking, establishing and maintaining credit, choosing insurance, housing and major purchases. Students will also have the opportunity to work cooperatively in the foods lab to prepare basic foods.

    This course meets the State of Ohio Financial Literacy requirement.

    Lab Fee: TBD

    CHILD DEVELOPMENT
    (Formerly known as Parenting and Child Development)
    (1 semester ½ credit, Grades 10-12)
    Prerequisite: None

    This class will help develop knowledge and skills in child development from conception through the teen years. Students will study physical, emotional, social and mental development of children of all ages. Included will be how parents and instructors guide, relate to, and influence children.

    Fee: None

    FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCE ASST.
    (1 semester, ¼ credit, Grades 10-12)
    Prerequisite: FCS student past or present and Independent Study approval

    Student Assistants will learn how to make lab preparations and become better acquainted with Family and Consumer Science equipment. Students will be expected to “set up” labs, to help keep labs and storage areas neat, and to help in the preparation of teaching materials. Students must be approved by the supervising teacher.

    Graded: Pass/Fail Only