Family and Consumer Sciences

  • The Family and Consumer Sciences Department empowers individuals and families across their life spans to manage the challenges of living and working in a diverse, global society. The department’s unique focus is on the family, work, and their interrelationships. The goal of Family and Consumer Sciences is to prepare students to become life-long learners. Family and Consumer Sciences has developed curricula that provide opportunities to assist students in making life decisions, and developing career, post-secondary, family, leisure, and life skills, such as
    • strengthening the well-being of individuals and families;
    • becoming responsible citizens and leaders in diverse settings;
    • promoting optimal nutrition and wellness;
    • managing resources;
    • balancing personal, home, family, and work lives;
    • functioning as providers and consumers of goods and services;
    • appreciating human worth and accepting responsibility for one’s actions (individually or collaboratively); and
    • finding success in both family and work.

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Annual Notice of Non-Discrimination

  • It is the policy of Lyons Township High School District 204 not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability in its programs and activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. In addition, the District provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups in accordance with the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act. Lyons Township High School District 204 offers classes in many career and technical education program areas.

    Lyons Township High School District 204 offers classes in many career and technical education program areas, including Applied Technology, Business Education and Family and Consumer Sciences. The prerequisites and admissions criteria for these courses are available in the Academic Program Guide.

    The following person has been designated as the compliance coordinator for Title IX, Section 504, and Title II:

    Ed Piotrowski, Director of Human Resources
    100 S. Brainard Avenue
    LaGrange, IL 60525

    The Illinois Regional Office of Civil Rights is located in Chicago at:
    Chicago Office for Civil Rights
    U.S. Department of Education
    Citigroup Center
    500 West Madison Street, Suite 1475
    Chicago, IL 60661
    Phone: 312/730-1560
    Fax: 312/730-1567
    TDD: 877/521-2172