Office Hours:

Every Thursday afternoon from 1:30-3:00 EST
Monday - Friday   10:00 to 6:00 EST/Virginia     8:00 to 4:00 MST/Colorado
I am currently in Denver Colorado with my new grandson...

                      Baby Xander...Alexander James Xavier

Every Tuesday morning from 10:00 -11:30 students should be working on assignments and activities for Quarter 4 Encore Class/FACS
Please refer to the "Files & Documents" section here &/or Social SLMS &/or TEAMS page.

 

Good News Community Kitchen is one of our school and community sponsors and partners. They donate bags of food and supplies for our students. During the holidays, turkeys and gifts are donated for our students. Let's show our support by voting the organization as one of the Best of Prince William. Thank you!

https://va.secondstreetapp.com/og/b21f8bc9-bd10-465a-b661-bb8e9d15ce00/gallery/229094613 

Class Meetings in ZOOM/6th/7th/8th
Tuesday May 12th
Assignment:  BRAVING:  The Seven Elements of Trust

Class Assignment   4/28/20
Pick one of the 5 documents in the Netiquette Folder
(In Files & Documents Folder) and summarize/paraphrase for next week Tuesday May 5th Class Meeting   CincoDeMayo


Thurman Class Meeting
in Teams
Tuesday April 28th
10:00 to 10:30 EST
Agenda:  Netiquette


https://youtu.be/XTre_4l4dTU
How to Change/Unlock your PWCS Password

https://youtu.be/91Q03Pzoq-o
Understanding Your Virtual Learning Schedule


Are you going Stir Crazy?
Do you have Cabin Fever?
Than take a Virtual Tour of our Amazing National Parks.
If we can't go there...than bring the National Parks to us!
https://www.nationalparks.org/connect/blog/take-virtual-visit-national-park




VDOE (Virginia Department of Education) COVID Guidelines for Parents of School Age Children
MEMO 075-20
COVID-19: A Parent Guide for School-Aged Children(Word)
Please checks "Files and Documents" for the latest updates.

PWCS Updates
Please check "Files & Documents" for the current PWCS Updates




Easier CLEVER Access:  I am posting a link here for easier access to GHMS Resources for PWCS Clever.  It is different than going to clever.com.   

 

Here is the web address: https://clever.com/oauth/authorize?channel=clever&client_id=4c63c1cf623dce82caac&confirmed=true&district_id=5231f5dd176e59352d000014&redirect_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fclever.com%2Fin%2Fauth_callback&response_type=code&state=44d5853b4e1c3d5809e40b0f2f3149bcb1c0ac5ad14caa3438506b27d81f8059

so that you parents/students will have easier access.   


Announcements and Assignments

I am using the Social SLMS page to communicate with all of you.
I am also posting activities that your student may choose to do.
Currently I have posted an assignment (optional) to review one of the units we have already completed this quarter.  
Workplace Readiness Skills

Class Announcements and Assignments can be found at https://hamptonms.pwcs.edu/gateway/login.aspx?returnUrl=/social/slms/

Please make this link a Favorite in your browser.   You will need to login Students- your computer login/password and parents- Parent Portal login/password

 

 


 

 

 

Course Objectives:

6th Grade FACS Course #:  8206   

Family & Consumer Sciences Exploratory I

    Ms. Mary Lynn Thurman          thurmaml@pwcs.edu
           Mr. Trevon James        jamest1@pwcs.edu

http://cteresource.org/verso/courses/8206/family-and-consumer-sciences-exploratory-i-tasklist

Course Description:

Family and Consumer Sciences Exploratory I prepares students for the demands of 21st century living.

This course provides a foundation for managing individual, family, career, and community roles and responsibilities.

Students focus on areas of individual growth, goal setting, strengthening families, and awareness of personal safety and wellness.

They also explore saving and spending practices, clothing care, food preparation, positive and caring relationships with others, and careers.

Instruction emphasizes science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) concepts, where appropriate.

Instructional strategies are interactive, relevant, and practical according to students’ needs and age.

Students apply knowledge and skills learned through the development of projects and products.

FACS is characterized by the fundamental concepts of holistic learning (addressing physical, intellectual, emotional, social & moral growth of the student), intercultural awareness (appreciation and understanding of different cultures and perspectives) and communication (understanding and use of various methods of communication).

In other words, FACS focuses upon the combination of knowledge, skills, critical and creative thinking and international mindedness with the purpose of educating the whole person for a life of active responsible citizenship.

Through the FACS curriculum the student is encouraged to become a lifelong learner.

Course Objectives:  6th Grade  
Course #:  8206

http://cteresource.org/verso/courses/8206/family-and-consumer-sciences-exploratory-i-tasklist

 VIRGINIA CTE TASK COMPETENCIES UNITS

  • Demonstrating Personal Qualities &      
         Abilities  
  • Demonstrating Interpersonal Skills
  • Demonstrating Professional Competencies
  • Addressing Elements of Student Life
  • Exploring Work-Based Learning
  • Examining the Individual's Role in the Family
  • Developing Responsibility for Living Environments (Personal Environments)
  • Understanding Nutrition and Wellness
  • Examining Consumer and Family Resources
  • Exploring Textiles, Fashion & Apparel Concepts
  • Exploring Education & Early Childhood Concepts
  • Identifying Career Connections
  • Developing Leadership Skills


7th Grade FACS Course #:  8261   

Family & Consumer Sciences Exploratory II

Ms. Mary Lynn Thurman          thurmaml@pwcs.edu
           Mr. Trevon James        jamest1@pwcs.edu

http://cteresource.org/verso/courses/8261/family-and-consumer-sciences-exploratory-ii-tasklist

Course Description:

Family and Consumer Sciences Exploratory II emphasizes personal responsibility for the demands of multiple life roles at home, at school, and in the community through hands-on, project-based instruction.

Students focus on individual development, maintain their personal environments, apply nutrition and wellness practices, manage consumer and family resources, create textile, fashion, and apparel products, and explore careers related to Family & Consumer Sciences such as childcare.

Instruction in this course emphasizes science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) concepts.

Instructional strategies are interactive, relevant, and practical according to students’ needs and age. 

Students apply knowledge and skills learned through the development of projects and products.

FACS is characterized by the fundamental concepts of holistic learning (addressing physical, intellectual, emotional, social & moral growth of the student), intercultural awareness (appreciation and understanding of different cultures and perspectives) and communication (understanding and use of various methods of communication).

In other words, FACS focuses upon the combination of knowledge, skills, critical and creative thinking and international mindedness for the purpose of educating the whole person for a life of active responsible citizenship.
Through the FACS curriculum the student is encouraged to become a lifelong learner.


 

Course Objectives/Competencies: 7th   Course # 8261

http://cteresource.org/verso/courses/8261/family-and-consumer-sciences-exploratory-ii-tasklist

2019-2020 VIRGINIA CTE TASK COMPETENCIES UNITS

  • Demonstrating Personal Qualities and Abilities  
  • Demonstrating Interpersonal Skills
  • Demonstrating Professional Competencies

  • Addressing Elements of Student Life

  • Exploring Work-Based Learning
  • Understanding Human Development
  • Demonstrating Interpersonal Relationships

  • Exploring Family Relationships

  • Maintaining Living Environments (Personal Environments)
  • Demonstrating Nutrition and Wellness

  • Using Consumer and Family Resources

  • Developing Textile, Fashion, and Apparel Concepts

  • Developing Education and Early Childhood Concepts

  • Exploring Career, Community, & Family Connections

  • Developing Leadership Skills


8th Grade FACS Course #:  8242   9 Weeks

Family & Consumer Sciences Exploratory III

Ms. Mary Lynn Thurman          thurmaml@pwcs.edu
           Mr. Trevon James        jamest1@pwcs.edu

http://cteresource.org/verso/courses/8242/family-and-consumer-sciences-exploratory-iii-tasklist

Course Description:

Family and Consumer Sciences Exploratory III is an advanced-level course that prepares middle school students for their roles in families, careers, and communities through project-based instruction.

Students experience in-depth studies of nutrition and wellness, food preparation, relationships, personal environments, textiles, fashion and apparel, consumer resources, child development and care, and leadership service in action. Instruction in this course emphasizes science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) concepts, where appropriate.

Instructional strategies are interactive, relevant, and practical according to students’ needs and age. 

Students apply knowledge and skills learned through the development of projects and products. FACS is characterized by the fundamental concepts of holistic learning (addressing physical, intellectual, emotional, social & moral growth of the student), intercultural awareness (appreciation and understanding of different cultures and perspectives) and communication (understanding and use of various methods of communication).

In other words, FACS focuses upon the combination of knowledge, skills, critical and creative thinking and international mindedness for the purpose of educating the whole person for a life of active responsible citizenship.

Throughout the FACS curriculum the student is encouraged to become a lifelong learner.


 Course Objectives/Competencies:  8th Grade # 8242

http://cteresource.org/verso/courses/8242/family-and-consumer-sciences-exploratory-iii-tasklist

2019-2020 VIRGINIA CTE TASK COMPETENCIES UNITS

  • Demonstrating Personal Qualities and Abilities 
  • Demonstrating Interpersonal Skills
  • Demonstrating Professional Competencies
  • Addressing Elements of Student Life
  • Exploring Work-Based Learning
  • Facilitating Human Development
  • Managing Interpersonal Relationships
  • Strengthening Family Relationships
  • Analyzing Living Environments (Personal Environments)
  • Enhancing Nutrition and Wellness
  • Maximizing Consumer and Family Resources
  • Applying Textile, Fashion, and Apparel Concepts
  • Applying Education and Early Childhood Concepts
  • Managing Career, Community, & Family Connections
  • Developing Leadership Skills