Welcome to Family & Consumer Sciences
Hi! My name is, Jill Christensen, I began teaching FACS and Health at Central Lyon in 2017. I graduated from Faulkton High School and South Dakota State University. At SDSU I obtained my BS degree in Family and Consumer Sciences Education and MS degree in School Counseling. I . . .
At regional and state meetings FCCLA members meet students from across the state while learning about career opportunities within the human services field. They also learn about ways to better their community. Each . . .
Mrs. Christensen’s favorite project is coming again and that’s the baby project. This is her 20 th year teaching child development with the aid of empathy bellies and computerized babies. The empathy belly simulates the body . . .
Read More for Winning Recipe
This week at Central Lyon, high school students in the Foods II class had a unique opportunity to create some interesting chocolate desserts for a class buffet. They made Oreo balls, Chocolate Cheesecake, Fudge, Brownie-Cookie Dough bars, . . .
Intro to Early Childhood Education
This semester Intro Early Childhood Education has been added to the Family and Consumer Sciences course offerings. This course provides students an opportunity to gain dual credit through NCC. . . .
Timeless, classic, traditional ginger bread, this is one of my family’s favorite recipes. This recipe is great for baking with children, and it makes a lovely homemade Christmas present. The students in Foods class created the houses . . .
STEAM + FACS = Salsa!
For the third year, STEAM coach Mr. Pytleski and FACS teacher Mrs. Christensen partnered on a salsa project that spanned second grade to senior students. During the second grade Life Science plant unit, Mr. Pytleski gave the . . .