Student Highlights

Student Highlights (38)

Saturday, 29 October 2016 21:20

Physics with Technology

An applied physics course that is part of the Utah science core curriculum and an appropriate related course for Career and Technical Education students.

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Lynn McMillen’s Physics class @ Roy Jr High Trebuchet pumpkin throwing challenge.

Saturday, 29 October 2016 21:16

Floriculture

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Students will develop knowledge and skills related to the floriculture industry. Floral design and management will be the primary units of study. Students will be prepared to create floral arrangements, grow floriculture crops, and manage commercial floriculture operations.

Mr. Smalley’s Floriculture class at Roy High are working on their floral arrangements.

Saturday, 29 October 2016 21:15

Introduction to Transportation and Energy

An introductory technology education program that introduces basic skills, applications, and impacts related to the world of transportation technology with a special emphasis given to role energy plays in that world. The different transportation systems will be explored along with energy sources used by these systems. Environmental and social impacts will be addressed along with alternative energy sources and there impacts. Understanding the relationship between transportation technology, energy and other technological systems is essential. By utilizing problem-solving skills in a laboratory environment, students will develop skills and attitudes that impact and expand occupational opportunities.

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Mr. Allen’s Transportation and Energy students at Rocky Mountain Jr High making longboards.

Saturday, 29 October 2016 21:10

College and Career Awareness Class

Course Description:

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.

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Laura Wiser’s College and Career Awareness Class at South Ogden Jr High with pancakes from the “Looks Good Enough to Eat” lesson plan.

This course provides the opportunity for students to explore different avenues of the veterinary profession. Students will be exposed to veterinary science and principles which include anatomy, physiology, chemistry, animal health and disease, dentistry and laboratory procedures. Students will provide hands-on care as they develop skills in the areas of surgical assisting, bandaging, wound care, oral care, and general nursing care.

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The Student in Mrs. Bass’s Veterinary Science class dissecting a lamb’s heart.

Saturday, 29 October 2016 21:03

Clothing and Textiles II

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This course introduces students to intermediate techniques associated with sewing, serging, and pressing equipment and reviews the types of fabric construction. Students will be able to make an intermediate level project using correct construction techniques. Student leadership (FCCLA) may be an integral part of this course.

Mrs. Malan’s Clothing and Textiles II class at Weber Innovation Center, modeling their pajama project. 

Saturday, 29 October 2016 20:59

Gateway-Exploring Technology

Exploring Technology is a comprehensive, action-based, course that introduces students to technology and its impact on society. Students will develop problem-solving skills, improve awareness for College and Career Ready (CCR), and build understanding of the relationship between science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Emphasis is placed on broad exploration in cooperative activities rather than individual skill development and projects. Students will explore engineering and at least three of the following seven technology areas: 1) agriculture & biotechnology, 2) construction, 3) energy and power, 4) information and communication, 5) manufacturing, 6) medical, and 7) transportation.

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Mr. Hawkes Gateway class at South Ogden Jr High are learning how to program robots.

Saturday, 29 October 2016 20:55

Teens Prepare Thanksgiving

Tori Adams helped with a Thanksgiving dinner for those in need in conjunction with the Salvation Army, UofU kitchens and Chartwells (the 11th largest food company in the world) and was interviewed on ABC 4 news that aired on Thanksgiving.  Here is the video clip of her interview!  She represented Roy High well very well, receiving a great praise from the chefs there.  Because of her hard work she was offered a position working with the head chef of Chartwells – Chef Peter Hodgsen.  Not many get offered a position with Chef Peter.  She is very humble about the experience and is shy about the publicity but I wanted to let you all know how amazing she is!  She was also featured on the National ProStart Program Facebook page yesterday as recognition for how ProStart Students “Give Back”.

http://www.good4utah.com/news/local-news/students-give-up-vacation-to-preapre-thanksgiving-meals

Saturday, 29 October 2016 20:49

Interior Design

This course enables students to explore their creativity in the field of interior design. Identification of the elements and principles of design are emphasized. Other topics included are furniture arrangement basics, floor plan evaluation, area planning and careers. FCCLA may be an integral part of this course.

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Mrs. Malan’s Interior Design students’ unique “color wheel’.

Saturday, 29 October 2016 20:48

Clothing I

This course introduces students to basic sewing and pressing equipment, textiles, and introductory level project construction techniques.

Student leadership (FCCLA) may be an integral part of this course.

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Mrs. Judkins students @ Walquist Jr High  show off their backpacks and stuffed aliens they created  in their Clothing I class.

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