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Welcome to my home page. I'm JoAnn Sheldon and I have been teaching Family and Consumer Science at Central Lyon since 1991.  You may be thinking first of all, what is Family and Consumer Science?  It is a 21st century term for Home Economics.   The new trends we are seeing for FACS are in the areas of financial . . .

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Single Survival Practicing for Pie Contest

        Students in Single Survival Class are mastering homemade pie crust.  The seniors have been practicing mixing, rolling out and baking pie crust all this week. Their skills will be put to the test next week for . . .

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Family Living Got Stacked!

Family Living Class recently reviewed the stages of prenatal development and delivery by stacking styrofoam cups. Students were given styrofoam cups with prenatal development terms written on them. Their goal was to write key ideas, phrases . . .

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STEM Bridges Elementary with High School

STEM coach Mr. Pytleski and FACS teacher Mrs. Sheldon partnered on a project that spanned second grade to senior students. During the second grade Life Science plant unit, Mr. Pytleski gave the students a real-life . . .

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Seniors Serious About Stains

Single Survival Class is all about preparing students for independent living.  Students started off the semester learning how to do laundry.  One of their assignments was to remove stains from pre-stained fabric swatches. They all . . .

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May term in FACS

May Term offers a wide range of classes that aren’t available during the normal school year. I interviewed Mrs. Sheldon to see what she does during May Term and what she thinks should happen to May term. During the school year, she’s busy . . .

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