Introduction to Woods 6847 (9,10,11,12)
This is a one-semester class designed to introduce students to the process of changing a raw material into a finished product. Students will use traditional woodworking equipment along with modern computer aid drafting (CAD) and computer aided machining (CAM) tools. The students will learn and practice safe work habits on a daily basis.
Woods 2* 6848 (10,11,12)
This one-semester course is designed for students interested in learning more about woodworking and modern manufacturing. Students that are looking for a God-pleasing hobby or are interested in a possible woodworking career should take this course. Students will use traditional woodworking equipment along with modern computer aided drafting (CAD) and computer aided machining (CAM) tools. The students will learn and practice safe work habits on a daily basis. A “C” or better is required in Introduction to Woods.
Advanced Woods 3* 6849 (11,12)
This course is designed for students that are considering career possibilities in woodworking, machining, the trades, or engineering. Emphasis is given to problem solving. Students will build on their previous skills of changing raw materials into a finished project. Students will use traditional wood working equipment along with modern CAD, CAM, and CNC tools. The students will learn and practice safe work habits on a daily basis. This course may be taken for one or two semesters. A “C” or better is required in Woods 2.
SolidWorks/ArchiCAD—Computer Aided Design* 7449 (11,12)
The first semester of this course introduces students to mechanical design using SolidWorks software. Students will learn how to design 3D parts, assemblies, ad drawings, Many parts will be designed on the computer and then manufactured by students. The second semester is used to introduce students to architectural design. Students will learn an architectural design program called ArchiCAD. ArchiCAD will be used to create models of buildings and structures. Semester may be taken together or individually. Students thinking of careers in engineering or art would benefit from these classes. Self motivation and a strong ability to read and follow directions are necessary for this class.
Home Maintenance 6405 (11,12)
This semester course for juniors and seniors is designed to teach students the basics of maintaining a home. Students will learn the basic structure of a typical home as well as how to keep the home in proper working order. Students construct a wall containing the typical components used today: electrical wiring, plumbing, insulation and wallboard.
Foods: Adventures in Foods and Nutrition 6406 (11,12)
Foods is a one-semester course offered during the first semester of each year. This course emphasizes nutrition and health, food preparation, trends and technology in foods, and safety and sanitation when preparing foods. Each student will have the opportunity to prepare and evaluate food products. Community service projects will be included.
Parenting and Child Development 6407 (11,12)
This is a one-semester course offered each odd numbered year. This course is designed to help develop knowledge, skills, and confidence in becoming a parent and working with young children in a Christian atmosphere. Areas of concentration include understanding of self and others, prenatal care, postnatal care, the developing child, child care and developmental characteristics, physical, emotional, social and intellectual development of the pre-school, school-age, and early adolescent age groups. Students will be required to observe and partake in a pre-school learning activity. Special children and children-related careers will also be studied. “Baby Think It Over” simulators will be experienced.
Independent Living 6408 (11,12)
This is a one-semester course offered to each even numbered year. The course will help the Christian become a knowledgeable consumer as the following topics are discussed: earning power, budgeting and wise purchases, fraudulent practices, traveling and transportation, buying and caring for clothing, etiquette and dining out, buying food for nutrition, establishing a household and furnishing it, entertaining in style, consumer issues and careers. Speakers, case studies, individual and group projects will be interspersed throughout the course.
Office Practice Experience 6517 (12)
This program enables students to assist the school secretaries with various duties five periods a week. The students are under the guidance and supervision of a school secretary or other staff member, and would assist the secretaries and administrators with various responsibilities related to filing, record keeping, data entry, etc. Applications can be obtained from the registrar. Screening is done by the high school principal, registrar, and school secretary.
School-To-Work/Youth Apprenticeship 3307 (12)
The purpose of the School-To-Work/Youth Apprenticeship program is to train students who plan to enter the work-force directly after high school, or who plan to enroll in a technical college or a university in an occupationally-related degree program. The student must be in grade 12* and must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 One Practical Arts elective credit earned per semester for a minimum of three hour/day work experience. If accepted, the student must take a minimum of four classes in addition to School-To-Work/Youth Apprenticeship.