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Mikelyn Bixler

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FALLSemester 2017-2018 Daily Schedule

1st Family Consumer Science

2nd Family Dynamics

3rd Food Safety

4th Foof & Nutrition 

5th Food & Nutrition

6th Prep

7th Clothing Management I

8th FCSI-8th grade

Family and Consumer Science-Required for Completer Status:

Course Description: Full Year Family and Consumer Science is designed to provide students with basic information and skills needed to function effectively within the family and within a changing, complex society. Emphasis is given to the development of competencies related to Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America; individual and family relationships; housing and interior design; wardrobe planning and selection; garment care and construction; the physical, emotional, social and intellectual development of children; nutrition and food selection; healthy lifestyle choices; meal planning, preparation and service; home management; money management; the application of current technology in the home and workplace. Upon completion of this course, the student should have developed life skills that promote a positive influence on the quality of life.

Food and Nutrition Semester Class Fall & Spring

Course Description: Experiences in the Food and Nutrition course focus on the development of skills needed to select, prepare, and serve food which meets nutritional needs of individuals and families. Emphasis in this course is given to the development of competencies related to nutrition, weight control, the food consumer, the effect of technology on 
food and nutrition, kitchen organization and equipment, safety and sanitation, menu planning, serving and eating food, food pre
paration, eating away from home, and jobs and career opportunities in the field of food and nutrition. Upon completion of this course, students should be able to apply sound nutritional practices which will have a positive effect on their health.

Clothing Management l Fall and a precursior to Clothing II

Course Description: Credit: .5      Grade Levels: 9-12
Experiences in the Clothing Management semester course are designed to assist students in developing skills necessary for management of individual and family wardrobes, for decision making as a clothing consumer, and for understanding the role of the clothing and textile industry in the economy.  Offered in the fall semester.


Clothing Management ll:

Course Description: This course is highly recommended to be preceded by Clothing Management I. Experiences in the Clothing Management II course are designed to assist students in further developing skills necessary for the management and construction of individual and/or family garments and projects. Basic construction techniques will be 
integrated throughout the course in various projects. One or more intermediate level projects will be created using correct construction techniques. 

Family and Consumer Science Investigations-Eighth Grade Introduction:

 Course Description:is a one semester course where emphasis is placed on introductory competencies related to personal development, relationships, home environment, nutrition and wellness, resource management, child development, and clothing. Upon the completion of this course, the student should have attained the essential skills that will enable them to function effectively as a family member, community leader, and productive citizen 

Housing and Interior Design:

Course Description: Housing and Interior Design focuses on personal and family housing needs, options for meeting those needs, and the impact of the housing industry on the economy. Attention is given to student competencies addressing housing needs, trends, finance, construction and artful principles as applied to housing. Other topics emphasize competencies related to management of furnishings and appliances, conservation, green design, home technology, and career opportunities in housing. Students achieving these competencies will develop an appreciation for housing and interior design. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to make informed decisions in securing and maintaining a personal or family home.





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Classroom Number:
School Phone:
870 448-3331
Cell Phone:
870 501-1223
Home Phone:
870 448-5446
Conference Time:
3:30-5:00 appointment