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Central Lyon CSD

Secondary (7-12)

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 . . .

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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 . . .

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Baby Project

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 . . .

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Chocolate Buffet

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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, . . .

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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.  . . .

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Gingerbread Houses

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 . . .

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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 . . .

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The Central Lyon Community School District offers career and technical programs in the following areas of study: Business Education, Family & Consumer Sciences Education, Industrial Arts Education and Vocation Agriculture Education. It is the policy of the Central Lyon Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. Inquiries or grievances may be directed to the Superintendent, Central Lyon CSD, 1010 S. Greene St., Rock Rapids, IA 51246, (712) 472-2664, superintendent@centrallyon.org. Please see District Board Policies for additional information on grievance procedures.