Family and Consumer Science Department
The mission of Family and Consumer Sciences is to prepare students for independent living, family life, and work life. Through the middle school program, teachers strive to provide classroom experiences that will help students to develop the knowledge and skills needed to make informed and healthy choices. Eighth-grade Family and Consumer Sciences explores the following topics: sewing, food safety topics, and foods lab experiences. Topics within the sewing and foods units build on previous learning. Students also explore how to get a part-time job including references, working papers, job applications, resumes, interviewing, and career research. Money management and consumer shopping topics are also studied.