Family and Consumer Science
In order for students to become functioning members of society, it is important that they learn to form original thoughts and ideas, think creatively, develop habits of inquiry, and take intellectual and performance risks. The Family & Consumer Science Curriculum is designed to teach students to recognize problems and devise ways to solve them, analyze the potential advantages and disadvantages of each alternative, and evaluate the effectiveness of the method ultimately selected. Students will be taught components of financial education and how to make economic choices. In addition, topics such as self-awareness and the ability to respond constructively to criticism and potential conflict will be discussed. This curriculum encourages students to work collaboratively with a variety of groups and demonstrate qualities of strong character development and ethics, including trustworthiness, responsibility, respect, fairness, caring, and citizenship.