• Class Descriptions
     
    Foods I
    In this class students learn the basics of kitchen tools & equipment, safety & sanitation procedures, nutrition, and baking techniques. Many labs are incorporated into the class,
    so there is plenty of opportunity for hands-on learning and fun!
     
    Foods II
    In this class we will do a quick review of the things we learned in Foods I and then jump right into some more advanced cooking with things like yeast breads, pies & pastries, appetizer, knife skills, and even a unit on herbs and spices! The students will take a field trip to Missoula College and explore the Culinary Arts Department and other things the College has to offer.
     
    Computer Applications
    This class gets into the meat of Microsoft Word and Excel. These two programs are not only vital in the business world, high school, and college, but can also be used in every day life. We also take a field trip to the University of Montana Business School where the students have a chance to talk with Professors and current students about college life & requirements, Secondary Business options, and job markets for college graduates. The knowledge gained in this class can be used throughout a student's lifetime. 
     
    Web Design
    This class focuses on the design aspect of websites. Everything from publishing fundamentals and design principles to planning, promoting, and maintaining a website are covered. Throughout the class students will research and analyze current websites for their design and functionality so that they can utilize this knowledge when building their own sites. Students will use WordPress extensively in the creation of their websites with creativity, design, and function as the main focuses for their sites.
     
     Entrepreneurship
    This class takes that great idea you have and helps you turn it into a business! You will do everything from creating a logo/brand, researching financing, creating a business plan, and pitching your product/service to a panel of business owners and investors. If you want to be your own boss and have an idea that can make life easier or change the world, then this is the class for you!
     
     
     
     
     
    Wedding cake Mrs. Larson made for a local wedding.  Mrs. Larson with her sister, a Financial Advisor for Edward Jones and Frenchtown Alumna.
     
     
    Name: Joy Larson
    Phone: (406) 626-2670
     
    Biography
     

    Joy was raised and attended school in Frenchtown where she loved to play softball and run cross country. After graduating from Frenchtown High School, she attended the University of Montana where she received a BS in Business Administration – Marketing. Over the next ten years, she worked in various aspects of business in Missoula, married another Frenchtown alumnus, and became the mother of four boys. In recent years, Joy chose to leave the business world to pursue her dream of becoming an educator and received her teaching certificate. She is very excited to teach at one of the places who helped shape her into who she is today, and is eager to continue the excellence in education that Frenchtown is known for.