OPTIONAL FIELD TRIP TO CASCADIA TECH ACADEMY (formerly Skills Center): On Thursday, February 16th, students in grades 10 & 11 may ride a VSD bus to the Cascadia Tech Academy. Students will be able to visit 3 career-training programs of their choice. This visit is intended to help students decide if they want to apply to be in one of the Cascadia's 17 career-training programs for the 2017-2018 school year. Field trip permission forms will be available in HBHSCareerCenter. For more information about Cascadia Tech Academy, go to www.ccskillscenter.com/.
Cascadia Technical Academy
Cascadia Technical Academy (Clark County Skills Center) Students in grades 11 and 12 who meet admissions requirements may apply to attend this national-award-winning technical high school for a half-day program. No tuition. Free transportation to most programs. Students earn high school and college credits.
As of August 14th there were several openings in the following programs:
Session 1 Session 2
Construction Yes Yes
Fashion Yes Yes
Inform Tech Yes Yes
Pre-Engineer Yes Yes
Rest Mgmt Yes Yes
If your student is interested in attending the Skills Center this year have them see their counselor.
Programs: Applied Medical Sciences; Automotive Technology; Aviation Technology; Construction Technology; Cosmetology; Criminal Justice; Dental Assisting; Diesel Technology; Information Technology Systems, Service & Support (formerly EDT); Fashion Merchandising & Retail Management; Financial Customer Services; Fire Science (students are cadet trainees at a local fire station); Homeland Security; Legal/Medical Office Applications; Pre-Engineering Design Technology; Restaurant Management/Culinary Arts; and Travel & Hotel Management.
For more information about an opportunity for prospective applicants to visit the Skills Center and how to apply to attend the Skills Center, contact your high school's career specialist.