Get to know our Family and Consumer Science Department below.

Department Highlights

  • The Classroom is equipped with six kitchens.
  • Electives are offered in Foods I & II, International Foods, Housing, Life Skills, Child Development, and Textiles.
  • Child Development classes participate in the “Baby Think it Over’ program, showing students the complexities of dealing with an infant.
  • FCCLA is an extracurricular club that provides leadership opportunities for students.
  • In Life Skills classes, students are taught basic sewing and must complete one garment.  The textiles class takes these lessons farther with more in depth lessons on materials and techniques.
  • Foods classes host the “Chopped” Competition where student groups compete by preparing a three-course meal for faculty judges.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)

FACS Department Staff

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Tanya Davis ’74
Head of the Family and Consumer Science Department
Cheerleading Varsity Head Coach
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 501
Title(s):
Head of the Family and Consumer Science Department
Cheerleading Varsity Head Coach
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Classes: Foods, International Foods, Life Skills, Housing, Child Development, Clothing and Textiles

Additional Duties: Family Career and Community Leaders of America Moderator; Blue Crew Moderator; Junior Class Coordinator; Junior Homeroom 501

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Home Economics from Southeast Missouri State; CPR Certified

Professional Memberships: National Federation of State High School Associations; National Catholic Educational Association

2019-2020: 17 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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