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Family and Consumer Science

Mr. Patrick Gallagher
Chairperson for Art, FCS & Music
631-345-2710
Patrick.Gallagher@longwoodcsd.org

Lindsay Budd
7th & 8th Grade FCS Teacher
631-345-2700
Lindsay.Budd@longwoodcsd.org

Elizabeth Poretsky
7th & 8th Grade FCS Teacher
631-345-2700
Elizabeth.Poretsky@longwoodcsd.org

Elizabeth Puglia
7th & 8th Grade FCS Teacher
631-345-2700
Elizabeth.Puglia@longwoodcsd.org

Stacey Weber
7th & 8th Grade FCS Teacher
631-345-2700
Stacey.Weber@longwoodcsd.org


7th Grade

Welcome to Family and Consumer Sciences!  This course is New York State mandated at the middle level. In 7th Grade students take participate in FCS everyday over the course of one semester. Our mission is to prepare individuals to be competent, confident, and caring in managing their personal, family, and career lives.

Curriculum

  • Family and Human Development
  • Childcare and Babysitting
  • Interpersonal Relationships
  • Nutrition and Wellness
  • Clothing Management

Grading Criteria
Participation                      25%
Test/Quiz                          25%
Projects & Labs                 25%
Classwork/Portfolio           25%
Total                                 100%

This is meant to be a fun, creative, and vital course teaching the student life skills to use now and in the future.  We ask all students to complete all projects and assignments, work cooperatively, treat others with respect, and act appropriately.  Any questions, comments, ideas, and demonstrations you can think of, please contact us.  We look forward to hearing from you.

 

8th Grade
Welcome to Family and Consumer Sciences!  This course is mandated by New York State at the middle level.  In 8th Grade students participate in FCS every other day over the course of one semester. Our mission is to prepare individuals to be competent, confident, and caring in managing their personal, family, and career lives.

Curriculum:

  • Consumer Resource Management
  • Financial Management
  • Family & Parenting
  • Career Development
  • Personal Environment Management / Community Connections

Grading Criteria
Participation                           25%
Test/Quiz                               25%
Projects & Labs                     25%
Classwork/Portfolio                25%
Total                                     100%

This is meant to be a fun, creative, and vital course teaching the student life skills to use now and in the future.  We ask all students to complete all projects and assignments, work cooperatively, treat others with respect, and act appropriately.  Any questions, comments, ideas, and demonstrations you can think of, please contact us.  We look forward to hearing from you.

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