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* Overview


WELCOME TO ROOM # 203

FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCE CLASSES

(F.A.C.S.)

Contact Mrs. Ivy at: civy@windsor.k12.mo.us

Doughboy

Family & Consumer Science (previously known as Home Economics) is a basic course in the study of family life and skills that are necessary for a teenager to become a contributing member of a family, home, and society. The basic skills involved in theses classes are learning to build self-esteem, making healthy choices about their sexuality, using refusal skills, respecting cultural and ethnic differences, building teamwork, making wise consumer choices, learning about child developing, managing their everyday stress related being a teenager, and much, much more.

During the course each grade level will be exposed to GRADE LEVEL EXPECTATIONS SET FORTH BY THE STATE OF MISSOURI, in the following areas: Personal Development, Family Life & Health, Personal Finance, Culinary Arts, Fashion Design, and Child Development.

These areas of study are subject to change in order to accommodate the needs of all the students here at Windsor Middle School.

** In F.A.C.S. many of our activities are hands-on activities. The students are given video viewing, computer games, studysheets , and various projects to help them understand the importance of what this class is all about. We also use as many professionals in the community as guest speakers to further enhance the learning experience first hand.

**GRADING: Students receive their grade in this class for the following:

Classwork/group activities 25%

Projects, Labs, Summative exams 75%

* NOTE! ALL WORK IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE STUDENT. IF A STUDENT IS ABSENT, IT IS HIS/HER RESPONSIBILITY TO SEE MRS. IVY WHEN RETURNING TO GET MAKE- UP WORK THAT THEY HAVE MISSED. MAKE- UP WORK IS ON A ONE-TO-ONE BASIS.

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6TH GRADE: WELCOME TO FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCE:

YOU ARE ABOUT TO ENTER THE F.A.C.S. ZONE WHERE YOU WILL EXPERIENCE LOTS OF NEW ADVENTURES DURING THE NEXT 9 WEEKS, SUCH AS LEARNING ABOUT BEING A PIZZA CHEF, TOP NOTCH BABY-SITTER, MANNERS MANIA, AND GREAT LOOKING TIPS FOR KEEPING YOURSELF FEELING AND LOOKING GREAT!!

STARTING AUGUST 16TH…COME PREPARED WITH PENCIL & PAPER, PLUS A GREAT SMILE :) MRS. IVY WILL SUPPLY THE REST LOOKING FORWARD TO MEETING YOU SOON :)

pizza man

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DEPUTY MICHAELS WILL JOIN US AGAIN ON FRIDAY’S AS WE DISCUSS:

DRUGS DURING THE TEEN YEARS!

PARENT’S ASK YOUR CHILD ABOUT IT ON FRIDAY NIGHT AND THEY WILL TELL YOU SOME INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT DRUGS AND WHAT THEY CAN DO TO THE HUMAN BODY.

Syringe

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7TH GRADE: WILL BE LEARNING HOW TO WORK IN A KITCHEN! DISCUSS KITCHEN SAFETY WITH THE FIRE DEPARTMENT, AND THEN WE WILL VENTURE INTO THE WORLD OF CULINARY ARTS, WITH THE HELP OF THE PILLSBURY DOUGHBOY! LOOK AND SEE HOW MANY YOU CAN FIND IN THE ROOM! WE WILL ALSO DESIGN AND CONSTRUCT INDIVIDUAL APRONS AND LOCKER CADDIES IN CLASS, AS WELL AS LEARNING ABOUT MONEY MANAGEMENT AND HOW TO PLAN FOR THEIR FUTURE !

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8TH GRADE: SEW SPECIAL ARE THEY!

ATTENTION PARENTS! Your child will now be learning how to make their own clothing. We will begin in about a month after school starts and they will make their very own special clothing project! We hopefully plan to finish before October when the cold weather sets in, and also plan a FASHION SHOW WITH YOUR CHILD AS THE MODELS, to show off their creative abilities! Then, we will enter the kitchen and begin learning all the basic safety tips. CULINARY CLASSES WILL BEGIN AFTER October 1ST.

sewing machine

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PARENTS…REMEMBER TO STOP BY AND VISIT WITH US ANYTIME THROUGHOUT THE SCHOOL YEAR. WE ARE ALWAYS GLAD TO SHOW OFF OUR SKILLS IN FASHION DESIGN & CULINARY ARTS! JUST BE SURE TO STOP BY THE OFFICE TO CHECK IN FIRST! IT IS MY PLEASURE TO WORK WITH YOUR CHILD THIS YEAR. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR, PLEASE CONTACT ME AT (636-464-4417) OR EMAIL ME AT (civy@windsor.k12.mo.us)