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Home Economics


Exploratory Wheel- (6th Grade; 1 Quarter)

This fun foundational class allows us to develop important life skills that we'll continue to build upon in seventh and eighth grade home economics courses.  We’ll learn about kitchen and food safety, cooking skills, nutrition, etiquette, hand sewing, and much, much more. Get ready to grow your independence!


Farm to Table- (7th and 8th Grade; 1 Semester)

Time to dig in the dirt!  In Farm to Table, we’ll be working in the garden, learning about sustainability issues, and preparing delicious recipes using some of the produce we’re growing.  This course involves lots of garden and kitchen time.  No previous gardening experience required.


Handicrafts- (7th and 8th Grade; 1 Semester)

Since the beginning of history, humans have created beautiful objects to brighten their lives. This class is an all hands-on DIY experience and allows us to explore the world of handicrafts, including knitting, crocheting, hand sewing, embroidery, macramé, needle felting and much more. Beginners are welcome!


Money Matters- (7th and 8th Grade; 1 Semester)

Gen Alpha, let’s get savvy about finances!  This financial literacy course teaches the basics of money management: budgeting, saving, debt, investing, and giving. This knowledge allows us to lay the foundation for strong money habits early on and avoid many of the mistakes that lead to lifelong money struggles.  


Our Diverse World- (7th and 8th Grade; 1 Semester)

In Our Diverse World, we’ll explore our global community through the lens of home economics, exploring food, family and culture.  We’ll learn about how folks live in different parts of the planet, social justice issues, and do lots of cooking and other fun hands-on projects that reflect cultures from around the world.  Get ready to travel with your taste buds!