course provides the information and skills necessary to do much of the
repair work around today's homes. Units covered include: Assessing a
home, home wiring, interior and exterior wall finishes, insulating,
windows and doors, paneling and tiling, floor coverings, roofing,
plumbing, heating and concrete work. Students will complete exercises
related to home repairs.
This is a
hands-on course designed to give the student an overview of wood and its
many uses. Students will gain wood working skills and a greater
appreciation for a natural resource. Activities include but are not
limited to birdhouses, cabinets, furniture, shelves, coat racks,
icehouses, stick furniture, and other individual projects as approved by
Drafting and Design/Model Making
will be exposed to many areas dealing with innovation and the language
of architectural, mechanical and engineering drafting. Three-view
drawings and sectional views will be drawn. Traditional methods of
drafting (pencil and paper), as well as CADD (Computer Assisted Drafting
and Design) will be used. Classroom activities include designing a
home, office, and park facility.
Engines and Power
course covers areas of engine work and power development. Students
will spend time working on engines and individual projects. Different
engines (marine, automobile, jet, electrical) will be studied. Students
will learn about cars, recreational equipment, and transportation
systems. Students will gain technical reading, writing, and math skills.
course is designed to give the student a hands-on experience with
building trades. Framing, foundations, roofing, siding, and other areas
of construction will be explored. Each trimester the onsite jobs will
change. Typically, the class will perform one job for the school, one
for the community, and perhaps an additional job as well. Students may
take the class more than once if approved by the instructor.
is a course that is will introduce students to the world of designing
with limits. Students will combine their imagination along with
knowledge gained regarding materials and processes to create products
that will meet a set of requirements. This course will be a combination
of hands on learning along with a study of engineering processes. The
major project for this course will be the designing, building and
testing of a SuperMileage vehicle.
course will give students an opportunity to experience the production
of video through hand on learning. Analog and digital video will be
introduced along with editing, special effects, lighting, sound, and
filming techniques. Students will be working with digital video cameras
along with several types of software to create videos that meet or
exceed the requirements. Student will have several opportunities to
create short videos using skills learned in class. Television
broadcasting will be studied and applied, as student will also create
news broadcast. All projects in this course have the possibility of
being aired on the local access channel depending on their quality.
course will focus on using Microsoft Office software. How would you
like to give the best class presentation you have ever given? In
computer applications you will learn how to give effective presentations
using multimedia. Students will also use their creative abilities to
create a variety of documents such as flyers, brochures, and
newsletters. You will learn the techniques used by graphic designers to
grab people’s attention. Help your club, organization, or team design
fundraising flyers, logos, and brochures. If you want to be your own
boss or are interested in the business management career pathway, you
should take this course. This course will help you learn how to present
yourself in the manner business demands.
you ever wanted to be in charge of a multi-million dollar company and
be in charge of all the money? That is what accountants do. Accounting
is often called the language of business. By taking this course, you
will start to develop the skills needed to be “the boss”. See if you
have what it takes to run your own business.
II is a continuation of Accounting I at a more advanced level. The
main focus of the course will be on merchandising businesses. Students
will also use computers to perform an accounting business simulation.