Friday, October 2, 2020

Exeter-Milligan Update: FCS and FCCLA News


FCS and FCCLA News-

By Mary Lou Vossler, Exeter-Milligan FCS Instructor and FCCLA Sponsor


EM FCS Dept. has settled into the new "normal".  The Foods & Nutrition classes have covered sanitation, food storage and food borne illnesses, we are now moving into food preparation techniques.  This unit will consist of measuring ingredients, cutting foods, mixing ingredients, and coating techniques. Individual labs will be conducted during this unit of study.  

Interpersonal Relationships have studied "Who am I", written a letter to themselves to receive in the future, practiced the 6 decision making steps, identified their personal values, and are now learning about SMART goals. (specifice, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely). 

FCS 7 students have cut out their masks and aprons.  They are learning to use sewing tools and will begin practicing their sewing skills using paper designs and then get to sewing on their projects. 

Child Development has been learning about the responsibilities of being a parent, children's rights, the individual life cycle, heredity vs. environment and the complex organ of the brain. Introduction to child theorists will be studied to understand their contribution to child development.  



Officers for the 2020-2021 year are:  District #4 President- Jaiden Papik, President- Daisy Kanode, Vice-President- Emma Olsen, Treasurer- Georgia Meyer, PR/Social Media- Cammie Harrison.  


EM FCCLA sponsored a "5th Quarter" activity following the EM vs. Tri-County football game.  All 7-12 graders were invited to view a movie outdoors and enjoy some light snacks for FREE.  32 students attended the event and enjoyed the movie - Napoleon Dynamite.  It was a nice evening to enjoy an outdoor movie.  


EM FCCLA members had the opportunity to attend the Virtual Fall Leadership Workshop on Monday, Sept. 21st.  Over 1,000 FCCLA members and advisers from across Nebraska attended.  This workshop was attended by all District #4 FCCLA Chapters in lieu of the District Leadership Conference.  EM FCCLA chose to participate as a group for the breakout sessions and to hold their monthly meeting and complete a chapter service project.  Sessions included:  Opening and Closing ceremony by the FCCLA State Officers, view the keynote presentations of the District #4 Chapters and District #4 Officer Introductions.  Members were able to understand the History of FCCLA through the 75th anniversary presentation.  We took time out to do team building activities and take in sessions by MADD, Yoga, AmeriCorps, and community service projects. In our chapter meeting we discussed PTC bake sale, roadside cleanup and Trick or Treat so Others May Eat- food drive.  We were able to complete our "Notes for the Nursing Home".  Members wrote notes to residents of Tabitha-Crete to introduce themselves and share a little bit themselves as related to the writing prompts provided.   EM FCCLA Chapter also completed a school project of providing totes with personal hygiene items for the girl's restrooms.  These items will be refilled and tended to by the EM Officers.  


E-M FCCLA group picture:

Front L-R: Selah Petersen, Kierra Papik, Daisy Kanode, Jaiden Papik, Emma Meyer

2nd Row: Kiley Oldehoeft, Briana Capek, Maddie Luzum, Mallorie Staskal, Jolleen Vossler

3rd Row: Cammie Harrison, Natalie Staskal, Cameran Jansky, Savana Krupicka, Emma Olsen, Taylor Pribyl

Top Row: Kiah Songster, Lily Jeffries, Kaydence Haase, Alivia Luzum

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