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Family & Consumer Sciences

a student preparing food in a kitchen lab
a student enjoying two plates of food
a fashion student using a sewing machine
a fashion student consult with her teacher
a student plays with a child at the Little Pats daycare
students play with a child at the Little Pats daycare

The Family and Consumer Sciences department offers a series of courses that strive to create learning environments that are supportive, culturally responsive, and focused on building relationships and community.  Teachers design curriculum that reinforces connections to a variety of academic subjects, individual experiences and global perspectives. Technology is implemented to stay consistent with teaching, learning, current events and trends. A strong focus is put on promoting positive social, emotional, cognitive and physical development through healthy, sustainable wellness practices. Through these courses, students develop skills that enhance their lives today and in the future.