Practical Arts Practical Arts is available to students under two areas of study-Family and Consumer Science and Technology Education. The variety of courses increase student learning in "hands-on" class lab situations. The courses in Practical Arts help students to make connections between their learning and personal/ career choices. Once the .5 credit graduation requirement is met, students have a wide-variety of elective options where practical skills are learned and can be used throughout their adult lives. Essex High School Practical ArtsDouglas HorneDouglas HorneTechnology Ed TeacherBUILDING DESIGNELECTRONICSHOW THINGS WORKJEWELRYdohorne@ccsuvt.org x.1602Mary PerilliMary PerilliFamily & Consumer Science TeacherCHILD DEVELOPMENTCHILD PSYCHOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENTCOMMUNITY INTERNSHIPFOODS I (formerly known as Singles Cooking)INTERIOR DESIGN I or IISEWING DESIGN I or II or IIImperilli@ccsuvt.org x.1333Julie Shaw Julie Shaw Family & Consumer Science Teacher--LOAFOOD SCIENCEFOODS I (formerly known as Singles Cooking)FOODS II (formerly known as International Foods)ON YOUR OWNjshaw@ccsuvt.org x.1607 JEWELRY In this class students work with copper, brass, and real sterling silver to create rings, necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and more. BUILDING DESIGN Students learn about architectural styles, design, and engineering through hands-on work with drafting tools, AutoCAD computer design software, and scale model construction. INTERIOR DESIGN Students create living spaces using design and decorating concepts. A practical skills unit using fabrics, tile, wall paper and wood will give students experience with home design materials.