Starkville High School has announced four new pathways for excellence as part of the Academic Houses at SHS for the 2020-21 school year.
From the CAB House - Communication, Arts & Business
Culinary – Interested in a career in food science or food preparation? Explore the art of cooking and the science of baking, along with culinary operations, meal planning, food safety and much more in this new two-year high school course program in culinary arts at Starkville High School. This program is designed to articulate to postsecondary programs in Food Production, Hotel and Restaurant Management, and Culinary Arts. Industry standards are based on the NRA ProStart certification. Enrollment is limited. Contact your high school counselor for more information.
From the TEC House - Technology, Engineering & Construction
Unmanned Aviation - Excellence takes flight! With this new course in unmanned aviation, Starkville High School students have an excellent opportunity to explore a career in aviation. Students will learn about engineering practices, problem-solving, and technological developments that have made unmanned aviation possible. Students will build and fly single winged UAS, tiny whoops, Syma X5SW, and use virtual flight simulations using Real Flight Nines. Unmanned Aviation students will leave prepared to attain their Remote Pilot Certification from the FAA. Enrollment in this new program is limited. If you are interested in a high school learning experiences that promises to soar, contact your high school counselor for more information.
CSPIRE – CSPIRE is recruiting software developers for high-wage, high-demand jobs with a two-year high school course to help students gain a deep understanding of software development through exposure to the fundamentals of computer science. The CSpire program pathway offers two Microsoft industry certifications that are identified for the high school level. Enrollment in this new program is limited to juniors and seniors. Contact your high school counselor for more information.
Advanced Manufacturing – If you like building and working with machinery, you should strongly consider this new, two-year course at Starkville High School in advanced manufacturing. This dual credit, dual enrollment course, limited to juniors and seniors, allows students to graduate from SHS and attend EMCC to earn an associates degree in advanced manufacturing in just one year! This course maximizes hands-on learning to provide student with opportunities to design, create and test various products and materials. This program offers opportunities to acquire multiple industry-recognized credentials through the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER). Enrollment in this new program is limited. Contact your high school counselor for more information.
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