Family Studies Department


Family studies is a multidisciplinary subject area that encompasses five areas:

  1. Fashion and Housing
  2. Money Management
  3. Food and Nutrition
  4. General Family Studies
  5. Raising and Caring for Children


Department Members

Mrs. Lora Wilbee (Department Head)

Mr. Matthew McIntyre

Mrs. Sharron Harger-Gringling

Mrs. Emily Brown


Extra Opportunities in Family Studies


Courses Offered

Grade 9:
HIF1OI Exploring Family Studies – Open

Grade 11:
HNC3CI Understanding Fashion – (College Preparation)
HPC3OI Raising Healthy Children -Open

Grade 12:
HFA4CI Nutrition and Health – (College Preparation)
HFA4UI Nutrition and Health – (University Preparation)

HHS4UI Families in Canada – (University Preparation)
HHS4CI Families in Canada– (College Preparation)

HSB4UI Challenge and Change in Society– (University Preparation)
HIP4OI Personal Life Management – Open


Find out more about Family Studies:

Link to the Ministry of Education Social Sciences & the Humanities curriculum documents to find out more about our Family Studies courses.