June 21, 2021 - July 23, 2021Cost: $175
This course provides the student with an investigation of current health issues and attendant problems from the student's personal, school, home, and community perspective. (Topics of instruction are based upon the PA State Standards for Public School Health Education.) The course provides students with learning experiences that enable them to effectively assimilate health information, and make discriminating decisions concerning their health and behavior as individuals, future parents, and community members.
Personal Finance LiteracyJune 21, 2021 - July 23, 2021Cost: $175
This course will provide comprehensive classroom experiences that allow students to develop the knowledge and skills needed to make informed decisions as a consumer. Students will develop the financial skills related to income, taxes, financial planning, banking, consumer credit, budgeting, savings and investment, and insurance. Guest speakers and technology integrated learning experiences will be experienced throughout the course.
Ninth Grade F.C.S.June 21, 2021 - July 23, 2021Cost: $175
This course, required of all ninth grade students, fulfills Chapter 4’s academic standards requirements in Family and Consumer Sciences, and Career Education. It will also provide students with a positive transition to the high school.
Fundamentals of Family and Consumer Sciences is an introductory course focusing on the development of management skills indicative of a healthy family. Topics studied will include: personal finances, consumer rights and responsibilities, housing decisions, the family life cycle, interpersonal communication, decision-making skills, science and technology influences, nutrition, weight and meal management, child development, and parenting and career education.
The computerized Real Care Baby Project is experienced by students as a requirement of this Course as well. This course is a fulfillment of Pennsylvania FCS standards and is a requirement for graduation from Hempfield High School.
Course Meeting Schedule
*Online PE does not have a regular Meeting time
**Health only plans to meet the first week