Practical Arts Weekly Update

November 11, 2022

FACS 1 - Burton


Students are preparing to cook. They are learning about measuring, equipment, and kitchen safety.


FACS 2 - Burton

Students have been learning about the elements & principles of design and how to apply them to home interiors.


FACS Discovery - Hertlein

FACS Discovery students have started the quarter with the cooking unit. We have learned about kitchen basics, safety, tools, measuring, and abbreviations. Cooking labs included white chocolate party mix, tacos, chocolate chip cookies, and buffalo chicken flatbread. The next unit of study will be machine sewing.


FACS 2 - Hertlein

Students have been learning about the elements & principles of design and how to apply them to home interiors.


FACS 1 - Marsh

Students have started the foods unit, students are learning about the different kitchen equipment, measuring procedures and how to read a recipe. Students will learn about Kitchen safety & will have their first cooking lab on Friday, Nov 18th. They are excited!.


Shop 1 - Doner

Students in Shop 1 are continuing work on their plastic/metal projects. We have talked about the Paper Towel Rack, which is the woodworking project for class. If students need extra time to work, communicate with Mr. Doner.


Shop 2 - Doner

Students in Shop 2 are continuing work on their plastic and metal projects. We have discussed their choices for their woodworking projects, which is what the students will work on next. If students need extra time to work, communicate with Mr. Doner.


Engineering - Kramer

Students are working on unit 2 dimension drawings, line types and conveying ideas with 3 dimensional drawings.


Gateway to Engineering - Kramer

Students are working on unit 4 brainstorming and starting the puzzle cube project.

Autodesk Inventor IPT part files are being created.


Digital MM Arts - Rachal

Students are working on their weekly videos. We have had several released to students for statesmen time..


Computer Science (6th)- Mason

Students are beginning their Programming Unit by learning how to use loops in Python to create a turtle race game.


Computer Science 1- Mason

Students are working on using functions, variables, and nested conditional statements to control a program. They will be using this skill to code sunlight and temperature sensors and coding a time lapse camera to take pictures of seedlings we will be growing for the Sustainability Class to transplant into the greenhouse!


Makerspace (6th) - Davis

Students are busy working on their Marble roller coasters. We will be presenting before the fall break.


Makerspace - Davis

Students are working on projects creating realistic food models and Rube Goldberg machines.


Sustainability - Hayes

Students are in the process of identifying an issue around recycling that can be improved in our building. They will identify the current problem, research the issue, develop a plan to address this issue, and work to put it into place.


Engineering - Hayes

Students have faced several mini building challenges in class over the last 2 weeks. They are now adding in design and trial challenges centered around a catapult that we have in class. They are looking into how to improve distance as well as accuracy of the catapult.