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Essex High School - 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.