Nutrition and Wellness

Acorn HIGH SCHOOL

Annette A. Hays

Family and Consumer Sciences AND Family, Career and Community Leaders of America

Email:  ahays@orsd.k12.ar.us     School phone:  479-394-2101

Webpage: http://ouachitariversd.org//page/113644_3

Conference/Plan Period:  First Period:  8:00-8:47 a.m.

Remind 101: https://www.remind.com/join/2nutwell or Text: 81010@2nutwell

WELCOME to Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS)! As a classroom teacher with 31 years experience (27 years in the Acorn Public School, now a part of Ouachita River District), I am a lifelong learner and dedicated educator whose primary goal is to help students recognize and develop their potential. The Family and Consumer Sciences curriculum and the Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO), Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), offers students the opportunities to attain success through development of their creative and critical thinking skills, vocational preparation, personal growth, and academic achievement. Truly the FACS curriculum and involvement in FCCLA can help students apply academics to life skills that will propel them to prosper in every aspect of their lives-socially, physically, intellectually, emotionally, and morally. The opportunity is there and my desire is that each student will seize that opportunity, take responsibility for their learning, and exceed expectations to become positive, productive members of society.

Nutrition and Wellness Syllabus

493200 Nutrition & Wellness

Credit: .5 Grade Levels: 9-12

Course Description: Nutrition and Wellness enables students to analyze the interaction of nutrition, foods, and fitness for overall wellness of individuals and families throughout the lifespan. In this course students will develop nutrition and fitness habits to make wise decisions regarding healthy living and prevention of disease through these practices. As active learners, students develop higher order thinking skills and academic skills in the areas of math, science, language arts and social studies through the evaluation of relevant nutrition and wellness information. This course is recommended for all students regardless of their career cluster or pathway, in order to build basic nutrition and wellness knowledge and skills, and is especially appropriate for students with interest in human services, wellness/fitness, health, or food and nutrition related career pathways.

Unit 1: Nutrition, Wellness, and You

 

 

Unit 2: The Nutrition Health Connection

 

 

Unit 3: Nutrition: Take it Personally!

 

Unit 4: Your Active Lifestyle

 

 

Resources: Arkansas Department of Career Education FACS Nutrition and Wellness Curriculum Content Frameworks

      Text- Nutrition, Food, and Fitness: Goodheart-Willcox; Nutrition & Food Science Pathway, CEV Multimedia

      For vocabulary review: (find links to these on my school webpage!)

                  Studybulb: http://www.studybulb.com/dir?grade=2&subject=99&tag=arkansas_frameworks&page=1

                  Quizlets: http://quizlet.com/2271417/nutrition-and-wellness-comprehensive-all-units-flash-cards

GENERAL CLASSROOM RULES are based on Respect for Self, Others, and Authority. I follow all the guidelines and policies set forth in the AHS Student Handbook and established by the Principal and/or School Board. A separate handout outlining the CLASSROOM PROCEDURES/EXPECTATIONS/STANDARDS/NORMS for the Family and Consumer Sciences Classroom/Lab Areas will be explained and modeled during the first week of school.

GRADES:  The grading scale in the AHS handbook will be followed. Numerous opportunities (at least 3 per week) to earn grades will come from tests, projects, fair entries (fall semester), labs (where appropriate) as well as time management, participation, bell work (thought for the day), daily quizzes, class work-group and individual, and homework.

SUPPLIES:  Notebook- 3-ring binder, notebook paper, pens and/or pencils.

FAMILY, CAREER AND COMMUNITY LEADERS OF AMERICA (FCCLA): All secondary students who are currently reenrolled or who have been enrolled in a Family and Consumer Sciences course for at least one semester are eligible to join the national Career Technical Education Student Organization (CTSO), Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, FCCLA, whose main focus is the family. Dues remain $10.00.

ACHIEVE PRESTIGIOUS FACS COMPLETER STATUS @ GRADUATION!!! (2 options):

FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES EDUCATION COMPLETER:

  • Family and Consumer Science is the core course and must be taken first and passed; l credit.
  • Total of 3 credits in FACS courses by second semester senior year.
  • Completer Certificate awarded during Senior Awards Assembly.
  • FACS completer seal affixed to transcript or diploma.
  • Resume builder-demonstrates a knowledge base and skills attained in a CTE program of study.

FOOD  PRODUCTION  MANAGEMENT  & SERVICES COMPLETER

  • Food & Nutrition (1/2 credit) is the core course.
  • Total of 3 Credits in FACS courses INCLUDING THE CORE COURSES-Food & Nutrition(1/2 credit);

& Food Production (1 credit) then 1 1/2 additional credits including nutrition & wellness (1/2 credit) & FACS (1 credit),

  • Completer Certificate awarded during Senior Awards Assembly.
  • FACS completer seal affixed to transcript or diploma.
  • Resume builder-demonstrates a knowledge base and skills attained in a CTE program of study.

 

Please sign the acknowledgement portion of this letter below. This will become the first page in the student binder, until they receive the table of contents @ end of the nine weeks, then this will become page 2! Your student will receive credit for your signature at the end of first nine weeks, first binder check.  Thank you,

                                                                                                                       Mrs. Hays

 

 

We have received a copy of the Letter of Responsibility/Syllabus for the FACS Course named and allow our student to be photographed and published to appropriate media releases:

Nutrition and Wellness & Photo Release

 

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Signature of Parent/Guardian        DATE                                                Signature of Student             DATE

Contact phone number of Parent/Guardian:_____________________________________