F.A.C.S.
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Family and Consumer Science
Family and Consumer Science courses work to teach students to be effective and responsible individuals. The courses help students develop premier leadership qualities, high level technical skills, critical thinking abilities and employable working habits. It also aids them in choosing a career field, formulating goals, working to meet the goals and practicing positive work ethics.
 

Faculty - Meet Our Team

 
 Sherrie Hinton
 
 
 
Sherrie Hinton
 
 
 
 Sara Drake
 
 
 
 
Sara Lazar
            
 
Connie Rowley
 
 
 
 
Connie Rowley
 
            
 
Diane Wright
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Culinary Arts Club
The Culinary Arts Club is an opportunity for students to further their education by working and meeting with professionals in the food and hospitality industry.  Field trips are taken to expose students to the various food experiences.
The club also helps our school and community by donating baked breads to the Food Banks, making pies for fundraisers, sharing cookie ideas, holiday treats and new creative kitchen ideas for after school meetings. Everyone is welcome to join.

The Culinary Arts Club is proudly sponsored by Sherrie Hinton.
 
Fashion Club
The fashion club provides students with an opportunity to further their interest in the fashion industry.  Sponsored by Sara Lazar.
 
Additional Clubs offered by the FACS Department: FFCLA HERO/TOYBOX, and Future Educators (FEA).

Course Descriptions

LM100 CLOTHING I 
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12 1 Semester 1/2 Credit
Fee: $5.00
Can be taken for dual credit
This course will satisfy one-half CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements when combined with another one-half credit of Clothing. 
This course will introduce clothing selection and construction. Basic sewing techniques and the use and maintenance of the sewing machine will be emphasized. 


LM101 CLOTHING II  
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12 1 Semester 1/2 Credit 
Prerequisite: Clothing I
Fee: $5.00
Can be taken for dual credit 
This course may be repeated for credit but not for grade change.
This course will satisfy one-half CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements when combined with another one-half credit of Clothing. 
This course will emphasize advanced detailed clothing construction techniques. Consumer topics include textile fibers, wardrobe planning, and selection of fabric and patterns for various body types. 


LM102 FASHION DESIGN I

Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12 1 Year 1 Credit 
Fee: $30.00
Can be taken for dual credit
This course will satisfy one CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements. 
This course will introduce students to the technical knowledge and skills associated with design principles, production, selection, marketing principles, display, purchase, sales, promotion, construction, textiles science and business practices. 


LM103 FASHION DESIGN II
Grades: 10, 11, 12 1 Year 1 Credit 
Prerequisite: Design and Merchandising I: Fundamentals of Design
Fee: $30.00
Can be taken for dual credit 
This course will satisfy one CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements  
This course will allow students to gain further knowledge of the fashion and design industry and apply the skills learned in Fashion Design I through projects focused on the fashion field. 


LM104 INTERIOR DESIGN I 
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12 1 Year 1 Credit 
Fee: $30.00
Can be taken for dual credit
This course will satisfy one CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements. 
This course will introduce students to the technical skills and knowledge associated with the Interior Design industry and field. Topics will include floor planning, room design, selection of furnishings and accessories along with elements and principles of design. 


LM105 INTERIOR DESIGN II 
Grades: 10, 11, 12 1 Year 1 Credit 
Prerequisite: Design and Merchandising I: Fundamentals of Design
Fee: $30.00
Can be taken for dual credit 
This course will satisfy one CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements. 
This course will allow students to gain further knowledge of the interior design industry and apply skills learned in Interior Design I through projects focused on the interior design field. 


LM106 CULINARY ARTS I
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12 1 Semester 1/2 Credit
Fee: $25.00
This course will satisfy one-half CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements when combined with another one-half credit of Culinary Arts. 
This course will provide instruction in meal preparation, basic nutrition and health food selection. Healthy cooking principles, safety and sanitation, proper use of equipment, and basic workplace skills will also be covered. 


LM107 CULINARY ARTS II 
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12 1 Semester 1/2 Credit
Prerequisite: Culinary I
Fee: $25.00
This course will satisfy one-half CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements when combined with another one-half credit of Culinary Arts. 
This course will incorporate advanced cooking and baking techniques, i.e., pastries, yeast breads, beef, fish, poultry, and cheese. Students will also use technology for presentations and learn basic cake decorating techniques along with continuing development of workplace skills. 


LM108 CULINARY ARTS III
Grades: 10, 11, 12 1 Semester 1/2 Credit 
Prerequisite: Culinary II or application and approval
Fee: $25.00
This course may be repeated for credit but not for grade change. 
This course will satisfy one-half CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements when combined with another one-half credit of Culinary Arts.  
This course will allow students to put their artistic skills to use through meal and menu planning, regional foods, knife skills, garnishing, plating and career exploration. Field trips and guest speakers will be featured throughout the semester, along with opportunities to cater events for the school and community. Students will need to obtain their Food Service Worker card, either through class or on their own. Participation in a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) is recommended. 


LM109 CULINARY ARTS IV
Grades: 10, 11, 12 1 Semester 1/2 Credit 
Prerequisite: Culinary III
Fee: $25.00
This course may be repeated for credit but not for grade change. 
This course will satisfy one-half CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements when combined with another one-half credit of Culinary Arts.  
This course will introduce students to foreign foods, the food service industry, menu planning, fine dining and customer relations. There will be a larger focus on employability in the food industry, career exploration and opportunities to cater events in the school/community. Students will need to obtain their Food Service Worker card, either through class or on their own. Participation in a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) is recommended. 


LM110 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION I – CHILD DEVELOPMENT
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12 1 Semester 1/2 Credit
Fee: $10.00
This course will satisfy one-half CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements when combined with Intro to Toybox. 

This course will examine approaches of early childhood education, influences on prenatal, infant, toddler, preschool and early elementary development, as well as explore the career pathways and aptitudes needed to work with children. 


LM111 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION II – INTRO TO TOYBOX
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12 1 Semester 1/2 Credit
Fee: $10.00
This course will satisfy one-half CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements when combined with Child Development.  
This course will examine health and safety in early childhood settings, nutrition, developmentally appropriate learning activities, and professionalism in early child careers. Students will participate in preschool observations and hands-on activities. 


LM112 TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAM I
Grades: 10, 11, 12 1 year 1 Credit 
Fee: $10.00
Can be taken for dual credit
This course will satisfy one CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements. 
This course will allow students to explore teaching and related fields (i.e., counseling, social work, etc.) as career options. It will provide an overview of the many facets of the teaching profession including special education, human growth and development, how the brain learns, cultural diversity, and a history of American education. Students will also spend 30 hours of class time as an intern at an elementary or junior high school. Participation in the Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) Future Educators of America (FEA) is recommended. 


LM113 TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAM II
Grades: 11, 12 1 year 1 Credit 
Prerequisite: Teacher Preparation Program I
Fee: $10.00
This course may be repeated for credit but not for grade change. 
This course will satisfy one CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements. 
This course will prepare students to work in the field of education. Students will investigate the teaching profession on a deeper level through field experiences as well as personal portfolios. Students will also spend 30 hours of class time as an intern at an elementary or junior high school. Participation in the Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) Future Educators of America (FEA) is recommended. 


LM300/301 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION III – TOYBOX/TOYBOX LAB TOYBOX Class and TOYBOX LAB are to be taken concurrently. 
Grades: 10, 11, 12 1 Year 2 Credits
Prerequisite: Intro to TOYBOX or Teacher Preparation I or application and approval 
Fee: $10.00
Can be taken for dual credit 
This course may be repeated for credit but not for grade change.
This course will satisfy one CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements. 
This course will provide students on-the-job training in the high school TOYBOX childcare lab. Students will be teaching, supervising, and using positive methods of discipline. They will also study day-care operations. This experience will enable them to secure a job in childcare services. Participation in a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) is recommended. 


LM302 TOYBOX II 
Grades: 11, 12 1 Year 1 Credits 
Prerequisite: TOYBOX or application and approval
Fee: $10.00
This course may be repeated for credit but not for grade change. 
This course will provide students on-the-job training in the high school TOYBOX Early Learning Center. Students will be teaching, supervising, and using methods of positive guidance. This experience will enable them to secure a job in an early childhood education setting and begin the pathway to securing a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential. Participation in a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) is recommended. 


LM400 ADVANCED FACS
LM401 HERO CO-OP

Advanced FACS and HERO CO-OP are to be taken concurrently.
Grade: 12 1 Year 3 Credits
Prerequisite: Application and approval
Fee: $20.00
This course will meet District graduation requirements for Economics and/or Career and Technical Education upon completion of the entire year. 
Two elective credits will be issued for the work portion of the course.
This course will not meet the NCAA requirements for Social Studies.
This course will satisfy one CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements. 
This course will teach students to apply personal employability skills necessary to succeed in the work place. Junior Achievement Applied Economics course materials will be used. One hour of daily classroom activities and a supervised work experience of a minimum of 15 hours per week will offer opportunities for students to earn high school credit while earning wages. Participation in Family, Careers and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Club is recommended. 

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