College and Career Awareness offers exploration and preparation in college and career pathways focusing on jobs that are high skill and high demand, as well as satisfying and financially rewarding. The College and Career Awareness course is designed to help students identify their interests, abilities, and skills. Through application-based lessons, College and Career Awareness allows students to utilize technology, develop foundational skills, and explore careers. The course provides information regarding additional courses and training related to each student’s career field of interest, as they begin to prepare for college and career.
This course is designed for students who have previously taken the Veterinary Assisting course and wish to further their education and training in the veterinary field. The Veterinary Technician course expands student knowledge, reinforces skills previously learned, and builds proficiency in highly scientific areas, such as pharmacology, anesthesiology, radiology and imaging, fluid therapy, and critical care nursing..
Mr. Paces’ Veterinary Science: Veterinary Technician class provides care for goats by trimming hoofs, immunizing, tagging and de-horning.
This course helps students understand and cope with personal, family, and social challenges. Emphasis is paced on communication, decision-making skills, and building stable relationships with family and peers. The course enables students to implement positive coping mechanisms and promotes understanding of self. It addresses issues that impact teenagers: self-concept, family and peer relationships, substance abuse, personal loss, dating and teenage pregnancy, and child abuse. Emphasis is placed on students taking personal responsibility for life. FCCLA may be an integral part of the course.
Teen Living students in Ms. Judkins class at Wahlquist Junior High participated in a small service learning project. Students gathered materials such as washcloths, toothbrushes, toothpaste, and soap to make hygiene kits to give to local people in need. They were challenged to carry the bag with them or put it in their car and pay attention to the people they see in their community. When each student finds a person they think will benefit from receiving the kit they are to give the kit to that person.
Ms. Lucero presented information to the students about local humanitarian organizations and about the non-profit humanitarian organization she has created called Hands for HOPE. Her organization works to perpetuate education for children in Ghana. During Ms. Lucero visit each student wrote a letters to a child in Ghana. Their letters explained what life is like here in Utah and what it is like to be a teenager in the United States.
Future Business Leaders of America provides students with opportunities for leadership, community involvement, business partnerships, and competition with other students in events ranging from Public Speaking to Job Interview to Parliamentary Procedures.
Julie Thorngren’ s Jr. High students at the FBLA State Competition. Consist of 7th, 8th, 9th graders from Snow Crest. Congratulations!
This basic course from the National Restaurant Association introduces students into the world of professional cooking. Basic communication skills, safety and sanitation, food preparation, meal planning, and other topics are taught in this beginning course. FCCLA may be an integral part of this course.
Students will develop knowledge and skills in a wide range of scientific principles, including genetics, anatomy, physiology, nutrition, disease, pests, and management practices. The scientific processes of observation, measurement, hypothesizing, data gathering, interpretation, analysis, and application are included. Career opportunities and educational preparation are examined. Learning activities are varied, with classroom, laboratory, and field experiences emphasized.
Mr. Smalley’s Animal Science Class at Roy High put together Chicken coops to run a science experiment using two different breeds of chickens and three different kinds of feed and will calculate the most effective breed and feed.
FCCLA provides students with opportunities to attain knowledge, skills, and leadership characteristics necessary to succeed in life, as well as promoting personal growth and leadership development.
FCCLA Culinary Competition at Roy High.
College and Career Awareness provides students with the direction, decision making, and planning needed to select their personal career paths. College and Career Awareness is an important part of a student's preparation in becoming college and career ready.
Weber High HOSA (Health Occupations Student Organization) has an on-going service project called “Weekend Warriors”. This student organization has been raising money through donations and collecting food through donations to send home with elementary students who may not have enough food on their tables to eat over the weekend. . Recently, the Weber High HOSA Chapter officers and advisors organized another weekend of service going throughout the community to raise donations and collect donated food items form individuals and businesses. The Co-Presidents of HOSA along with their advisors (Jen Bird and Melissa Powell) organized a successful campaign that brought in more than $2000.00 in cash donations, and collected thousands of food items and needed household items for our community youth. Congratulations Weber High HOSA, you are making a difference in the community!
Weber High School recently held its annual 9th grade student recruitment. This annual event is known as “The Weber Experience” and it consists of approximately 40 different booths set up from all kinds of programs, classes, and clubs that are available for the incoming sophomores to be involved with. The students come from the three junior high schools in Weber High’s Cone, that being Orion Jr, North Ogden Jr, and Snowcrest Junior High. The students are first directed into the auditorium where they are welcomed by Mr. Velden Wardle, the awesome WHS principal. After that, the student body officers and counselors give them plenty of tips and advice on making good class choices at Weber High, and they perform some fun and interactive skits to get the students excited about attending Weber High. After the presentation in the auditorium, the students are released out into “The Commons” to visit as many program and club areas as they can within an hour. Students get to interact with teachers and other students who are currently in those classes, and pick up valuable information about the classes so they can prepare to register for their sophomore year.
Students will be trained for career opportunities in the food service/culinary arts industry. Students will have the opportunity to learn and practice safety and sanitation procedures, and use and maintain commercial food service equipment. They will perform quantity food preparation as it relates to catering, bakery, restaurant, hospitality, and fast food business operations.
Bonneville High Schools Culinary Programs participated in a “Burger Battle”.
This course provides students the opportunity to develop essential skills in the various career pathways related to Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS). Students will explore and cultivate skills in food and nutrition sciences, childcare, interior design, clothing and textile construction, fashion design and merchandising, consumerism, entrepreneurship, family relationships, personal responsibility, and career and job-related tasks.
Mindy Nish’s 8th grade FACS class at Rocky Mountain Junior High School doing an entrepreneurial lesson and created their own business. After all costs they made about $95.
Ms. Weaver’s students at North Ogden Jr High School with their shoe box room as part of the interior design unit for the 8th grade FACS.
Students will learn welding skills that will prepare them to apply technical knowledge and skill in the workplace and in project construction. Students will learn and practice knowledge, attitude, skills, and habits required for performing tasks autonomously, including the selection and use of appropriate techniques and equipment with minimum supervision including the selection and use of appropriate techniques and equipment.
Mr. Ellertson’s Welding class at Fremont High School designing and fabricating parts for a trailer.
Students will increase their understanding of their individual roles and identity, including their goals and aspirations, their interests, and their work values. Students will learn about careers and know how to access current information about market demand, average earnings, and training and education requirements. Students’ increased understanding of their personal work-related characteristics and knowledge of careers and related education requirements, will support the development of well-defined College and Career Ready Plans.
Pillowcases made in Tyler White’s College and Career Awareness class at Sandridge Jr High