This two-year course is designed for the purpose of rendering basic training in the mechanic field. The first year will consist of orientation and basic operation and maintenance of engine, fuel systems, electrical systems, brake systems and the use of various test equipment. The second year will consist of operation and maintenance of transmissions, differentials, suspension systems and steering systems.
This two-year program prepares a student for employment or continued education in the occupation of Carpentry, Electrical Wiring, Masonry, or Plumbing. Construction I is a basic course teaching fundamentals of safety, tools, math, and basic carpentry, electrical, masonry, and plumbing skills. Construction II provides advance instruction and practical applications of skills learned in Construction I.
This two-year program is intended for 11th and 12th grad students who plan to enter a career in the health field upon completion of high school. This course will introduce the student to the various health career fields, the basic health sciences, and basic skills in both laboratory and clinical. It will expose the second year student to a clinical rotation in various health care facilities.
Law and Public Safety
This program focuses on the history of law and legal systems in the United States. Students will leave the class with a firm foundation of knowledge in these areas. Additionally, students will learn the importance of personal health and safety in the work environments associated with law and public safety. Students will also be introduced to the emergency services found in local communities. Additionally, students will focus on corrections in the state of Mississippi, studying specifically how jails and prisons function.
This course is designed in cooperation with the career-technical instructor to provide students with basic skills that will be necessary for success in their chose career. Instruction in Mathematics, Language, and Reading will be provided to those students who have shown a need for improvement in these areas. Any career-technical student who would like extra help may take advantage of the student services offerings by requesting it with their teacher.
This two-year program is designed to prepare the student to enter the world of work in the field of Early Childhood Education. This curriculum prepares students for future success in the field of early childhood education by improving academic and technology skills, improving employability skills, and articulating courses to community colleges. The rigorous and relevant 2-year program is based on state and national standards, CDA (Child Development Associate) competency standards, NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) standards, and 21st century workforce skills.
This two-year course is designed to attract students to the field of education, to provide information and field experiences relevant to pursuing a degree in education, and to prepare students for the rigors of a career in education so they will remain long-term educators. The Teachers Academy pathway includes classroom and hands-on experiences that will prepare students for employment or continuing education in the education field. Students in the program will participate in observation hours at the local schools.
Manufacturing Trades/Metal Fabrication
This two-year course is designed to teach the student the basic use of all machines used in the industrial machine shop. The student will be exposed to the lathe, milling machine, surface grinder, tool cutter/grinder, and metal cutting saw. Welding on oxyacetylene, AC-DC machines, wire welders, heli-arc welding, etc. will be taught as well an introduction to the layout and fabrication of sheet metal.