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Family and Consumer Science

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 The FCS program at LHS is an approved program for Career and Technical Education through the Kansas State Department of Education. The program is part of the Human Service Career Cluster with a focus in the Family and Community Service Pathway. Other pathways offered through the FCS program include; Teach and Train, Visual Arts, and Restaurant and Event Management. Course profiles and indicators can be found below with the corresponding course.

 email address: jtommer@usd405.com

The Family and Consumer Science instructor for Lyons High School is Mrs. Julie Tommer. She also serves as the FCCLA adviser and Junior class sponsor.  Mrs. Tommer is a LHS graduate from the class of 1984. After high school Mrs. Tommer attended Barton County Community College, than Sterling College where she earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Vocational Home Economics with endorsements in English and Social Science. In 2003, Mrs. Tommer graduated from Friends University with a Masters of Arts in the Art of Teaching .

Mrs. Tommer has taught at Lyons High School for eighteen years. During those eighteen years, she was recognized as the USD 405 Teacher of the Year, and the Rotary Outstanding educator. In 2008 Mrs. Tommer was nominated for the 2009 Kansas Teacher of the Year. Recently Mrs. Tommer was honored as the Ray and Evelyn Lipplemann Outstanding Educator.



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What's Up This Week!

April 14 to April 18

Foods and Nutrition Assignments and Activities
Foods and Nutrition Profile

Monday - Common Food Contaminants

Tuesday- Food Safety Video and Temperature sheet

Wednesday - Continue

Thursday - Chapter 21 Back Track study guide

Friday -  Meal planning



Personal Finance Assignments and Activities
Consumer and Personal Finance Profile

Monday - Career Choices and Taxes Video 1 and 2

Tuesday - Video 3 and Careers and Personality match

Wednesday - Video 4 and Real World Taxes

Thursday - Understanding Your Paycheck

Friday - Video "First Year of College" update resume and Cover letter



Human Growth and Development Assignments and Activities

Human Growth and Development Profile

Human Growth and Development Syllabus

Monday - Young Adulthood activity Early Adulthood Activity

Tuesday - continue

Wednesday - Music Contest

Thursday - Share presenations

Friday - Middle Adulthood Physical Activity

Additional Resources



Child Development and Parenting Assignments and Activities

Child Development Profile

Child Development and Parenting Syllabus

Monday - Study Guide 14

Tuesday - Study Guide 15

Wednesday - Music Contest

Thursday - Study Guide 16

Friday - Learning Contract for ages 4 to 6



Essentials of Interior and Textiles Assignments and Activities
Essentials of Interior and Textiles Profile

Monday - Continue sewing projects







Teaching Internship Assignments and Activities
Teaching Internship Profile

Monday -  Internship location

Tuesday -

Wednesday -

Thursday -

Friday - weekly logs and lesson reflection



Career and Community Connections Assignments and Activities
Career and Community Connections Proflie

Monday - Shadowing site          

Tuesday -

Wednesday -

Thursday -

Friday - log sheet and reflection


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