Ms. Kimberly Rhodes

My name is Ms. Rhodes. I have been teaching at Westfield High School since 2011. I teach Modern & Gourmet Foods, Independent Living and Child Growth & Development and Financial Literacy. In addition to teaching, I worked briefly in the fashion business and several years in financial services. My email address is: krhodes@westfieldnjk12.org. You can also leave me a message at 789-4500 x8016.

CHILD GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT: In this class, we will focus on the theories of Child Development and how we, as parents, childcare providers, and professionals impact children.

Class Rules:

1. Class participation is 30% of your grade.

2. If you know you’re going to be out, please tell me in advance

3. If you’re out sick:

a. Send me an email

b. Check your email regularly

c. Check my website – you may be assigned a group project that will require you work while out

Attendance Policy:

1. Your class participation grade will be impacted if you miss 4 or more classes a quarter

2. If you are out on a presentation day, and you do not email me, you will receive a zero.

p1 https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/1TmLetx9jWq0Qi7S3338qA-PpIBoJKb5o

p2 https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/1DVP1md887z414Zr-3LjlOG4m5qRwh5Mq

p3 https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/0B3xdpuMAazkRY0N3LUczcXNKaXM

MODERN FOODS: In this class, we will learn the basics of food preparation including proper measuring techniques, sanitation, kitchen safety, and of course, cooking!

FINANCIAL LITERACY: In this class, we will learn how to budget, save and invest, and borrow money. We will also learn how to reduce the risk of identity theft, buy a car, the risks of bankruptcy and how to insure our assets.

Class rules:

1. Class participation is 20% of your grade.

2. If you know you’re going to be out, please tell me in advance

3. If you’re out sick:

a. Send me an email

b. Check your email regularly

c. Check my website – you may be assigned a group project that will require you work while out

Attendance Policy:

1. Your class participation grade will be impacted if you miss 4 or more classes a quarter

2. If you are out on a presentation day, and you do not email me, you will receive a zero.


Link to Financial Literacy Website including missed work & class presentations:

  • https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/1BmkKBKHZ1aAEVJAMAUxJff6c8psSUCsK