Welcome to Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS)!

Mr. Scanlon

Teacher Email: Albert.Scanlon@sufsdny.org

Check out just some of the projects and activities happening in class

What is FACS?

Formerly known as Home Economics, Family and Consumer Sciences Education (FACS) is a NY State

mandated program in middle school that prepares students for independent living and working within a

diverse society.Students will meet core NY State learning standards to acquire the knowledge, skills,

attitudes, and behaviors needed for lifelong success through character development, creative and critical

thinking, interpersonal communication, and practical knowledge.In the course students learn to meet life

challenges, which include balancing personal, home, family and work lives; acquiring marketable skills to

be successful in life management, employment, and career development; promoting optimal nutrition and

wellness; and managing resources to meet the material needs of individuals and families.

What is Naviance?

Naviance is a program that helps align student strengths and interests to postsecondary goals, improving student outcomes and connecting learning to life. Naviance allows students to create a personalized plan that helps them make the right decisions throughout their academic journey.

Family and Consumer Sciences students will work on Naviance in 6th and 8th grade. Once registered in class, students can access Naviance anytime using the link below.

Naviance log in: https://connection.naviance.com/family-connection/auth/login/?hsid=orvilletodd

Grades: All grades will be posted on parent portal.


8th grade gets creative with their Emoji Pillow Project!

Congratulations to Madison Updike for for being selected for the MHV FACS 2017 Student of the Year Award!

Congratulations to Caroline Siegrist for being selected for the MHV FACS 2016 Student of the Year Award!