Practical Arts Weekly Update

Week of 2/22-2/26

FACS- Mrs. Burton

FACS 1 - Students completed their sewing sampler and book monster sewing projects. We began working on the mini monster plushie hand sewing project.


FACS 3 - The sewing unit has begun. Virtual students are hand sewing a fleece hat and in person students began learning how to use the sewing machine.

FACS- Mrs. Hertlein

FACS 1- This week we continued the cooking unit. Students made mini burgers/fries and tacos/sopapillas.


FACS 2- This week we continued the cooking unit. Students learned knife skills and made pepperoni/mozzarella paninis and broccoli cheddar soup.

Shop 1- Mr. Kramer

Mr. Kramer: Unit:Ch 11 lap joints

Lesson: Identify parts of an end grain or edge to edge lap joint including strengthening techniques and simplest assembly.

Lesson Objective(s): Discuss importance of Design stability. Describe the different classifications of assembly joints and connections

Brief description of student task(s) / completion of assignment(s): Read text , complete student workbook review questions for Ch 11, submit on canvas.


Shop 2- Mr. Kramer

Mr. Kramer: Unit:Ch 11 lap joints

Lesson: Identify parts of an end grain or edge to edge lap joint including strengthening techniques and simplest assembly.

Lesson Objective(s): Discuss importance of Design stability. Describe the different classifications of assembly joints and connections

Brief description of student task(s) / completion of assignment(s): Read text , complete student workbook review questions for Ch 11, submit on canvas.

Tech Ed 1- Mr. Rachal

Hello! Students are creating a phone app that we will share with all students in class. This will be due on Monday.

Tech Ed 2- Mr. Rachal

Hello! Students are improving their phone apps from tech 1 and we will share those next week. Tech 2 students will have tech 1 students vote on which app is the best, and will receive a $10 gift card for 1st prize, or a $5 gift card for 2nd prize.

Contact Us

Mrs. Burton- burton.christen@wgmail.org 314-918-4581

Mrs. Hertlein- hertlein.jill@wgmail.org 314-918-4566

Mr. Kramer- kramer.gregory@wgmail.org 314-918-4620

Mr. Rachal- rachal.randy@wgmail.org 314-918-4584