Career & Life Planning
Serves as the introductory level course for the Family and Community Services Pathway. Students will practice integrating multiple life roles and responsibilities in family, work, and community settings through goal setting, career selection, and employment units.
Introduction to Family & Consumer Science
Serves as the introductory level course for the Family and Community Services Pathway. Students will discover the skills, knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors necessary to be successful in families, careers, and communities in today’s ever changing society.
Consumer EducationGrade level 11. Semester course. No prerequisites. Required for graduation.
Classified as a technical level course for the Family and Community Services Pathway. Provides students an understanding of the concepts and principles involved in managing one’s personal finances and the role they play as consumers. Introduces students to the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to make informed decisions about daily living skills.
Career & Community Connections
Classified as an application level course in the Family and Community Services Pathway. Students enrolled will synthesize knowledge, skills, and practices required for careers in human services.
Human Growth & Development
Classified as a technical level course for the Family and Community Services Pathway. Students analyze knowledge and skills needed across the life span in family, workplace, and community as they relate to the principles and conditions of human growth, development, and interpersonal relationships
Family StudiesGrade level 11, 12. Semester course. No prerequisites.
Classified as a technical level course for the Family and Community Services Pathway. Students evaluate the impact of parenting roles and responsibilities on strengthening the well-being of individuals and families. Children’s growth and development will be explored as well as balancing work and childcare needs.
Nutrition & WellnessGrade level 10, 11, 12. Two semester courses. No prerequisites.
Classified as a technical level course for the Family and Community Services Pathway. Nutrition and wellness practices that enhance individual and family well-being will be addressed in the first semester. Students evaluate the dietary guidelines and the influence of science and technology as they relate to food related issues.
Skills developed in the first semester are built upon and include further nutritional evaluation of foods prepared. Attention will be focused on meal service, specialty foods, cultural experiences, work skills, and career opportunities
CC PsychologyGrade level 12. Semester course.
College credit prerequisite: 2.75 and passing scores on the CCCC test or ACT score of 18+ in Reading.
Provides a broad overview of the theories and data associated with the scientific study of human behavior as it applies to daily living. Scope of the course includes history, biological bases of behavior, development, cognitive processes, individual awareness, motivation, emotion, personal adjustment and social psychology.
Family and Consumer Science
Family & Community Services Pathway
Phone: 620-456-2963 Ext 3212
Best time to contact me is 9:00 AM-9:45 AM.
Room # 212
Ms. Julius joined the USD #356 staff in the fall of 1993. Prior to CSHS, she taught at Douglass High School for one year after working in the corporate world out of college.
She earned an Associates of Applied Science degree from Casper College, a Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Wyoming and her Masters degree in Organizational Leadership from Fort Hays State University.
As a sponsor of FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) for 28 years, Ms. Julius enjoys helping individuals improve their own leadership skills.
She serves as the coordinator in the Family and Community Services Pathway for the Career and Technical Education programs.
Textbook: Understanding Psychology by Charles G Morris & Albert A Maisto 11th edition
CC SociologyGrade level 12. Semester course. College credit prerequisite: 2.75 and passing scores on the CCCC test or ACT score of 18+ in Reading.
An introductory study to acquaint students with the influence of human social behavior. Sociology studies the processes and patterns of individual and group interaction by acquainting students with the development, characteristics, and functioning of human groups, the relationships between group influences on individual awareness, motivation, emotion, personal adjustment and social psychology.
Textbook: Society-The Basics by John Macionis 14th edition
Oral CommunicationsGrade level 11. Semester course.. No prerequisites. Required for graduation.
The student will learn how to organize and effectively communicate information. The student will give all types of speeches: informative, persuasive, and demonstrative.