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  • On Wednesday, March 25, State Superintendent of Education Dr. Karen Salmon announced that all Maryland public schools will remain closed through Friday, April 24.
    Picking up meals, digital devices and instructional materials for distance learning is permitted under Gov. Hogan's stay-at-home order (Sect IIb(iv)).

    El miércoles, 25 de marzo, la superintendente de educación del estado, la Dra. Karen Salmon, anunció que todas las escuelas públicas en el estado de Maryland estarán cerradas hasta el viernes, 24 de abril.
    Recoger las comidas, los dispositivos digitales y los materiales de instrucción a distancia están permitidos bajo la orden de quedarse en casa que decretó el gobernador Hogan (Sect IIb(iv)).
  • Family & Consumer Science Department

    Family & Consumer Science Department

    Mission:

        The vision of the Family and Consumer Sciences Department at High Point High School is that as teachers we will create a learning environment that encourages and nurtures all students to develop life skills critical to becoming independent, caring, responsible, and productive members of our diverse society.

    Goals:

     1.   Increase awareness of the mission of the Family and Consumer Sciences Department.

     2.  Continue to implement reading and writing strategies that will support student success and achievement.

     3.  Continue to infuse career preparation activities into the classroom.

     4.  Incorporate cross curricular activities to help students connect Family and Consumer Sciences to other disciplines.

     5.  Provide opportunities for students to build character, relationships, responsibility, self awareness, and self esteem.

    Courses Offered:

    • Child Development 1 Human Growth and Development 
    • Child Growth and Development 2 
    • Child Growth and Development Internship 
    • Fashion 1 
    • Fashion II 
    • Food Trends and Technology 1 
    • Foods and Nutrition 1 
    • Financial Literacy for Teens 
    • Interior Design 
    • International culture and Cuisine 
    • ProStart 1 
    • ProStart 2 
    • ProStart Internship
     

     

    Please contact the Instructional or Department Chair at barbara.hughes@pgcps.org with any department related questions.