SPHS Career Academies

Students at SPHS have the opportunity starting in the freshman year to participate in specialized programming related to a variety of career interests.

Animation, Game Arts & Simulation

This program is designed to prepare the student for entry into a career in visual art at either a computer game development studio or a feature film studio. The goal of the curriculum is to teach students the fundamentals of art and design, and help them build a digital portfolio of their work for submission to the college of their choice. Using 21st century technology, students will explore drawing, painting, and sculpting techniques for the purposes of character and environment design, as well as complex concepts in game design and interactive media. Students who successfully complete this program will be well-prepared candidates for colleges that can teach them to become 3D modelers, texture artists, environment artists, animators, level designers, concept artists, visual artists and art directors.

Business Entrepreneur

This is the learning strand for students interested in a broad-based foundation for career technology skills. Students gain experience and exposure to a variety of technology software packages including Microsoft Office Suite, Photo Shop, and Adobe Acrobat. In addition students will gain hands-on experiences in basic business practices essential for the budding entrepreneur. Students in this program will have the opportunity to select from any of the STC programs for their junior and senior years.

Digital Video Production (D.V.P.)

Interested in entering the video communication world as a production assistant or technician? Get a head start whether you plan on going to college or seeking employment as an audio/video equipment technician, operator, or editor. The program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the digital video industry: planning, technical and production skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues, and health, safety and environmental issues.

Foundations of Auto Technology

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Automotive and Marine career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability Automotive career cluster.

Health Careers (Practical Nursing; Nursing Asst.)

Health Sciences Course 1 and Health Science Course 2 serve as the foundational courses for all STC Health Science programs. These include Nursing Assistant, Practical Nursing. Participating in this strand as an SPHS student allows access to the completer courses earlier than traditional high schools. As a result, students can earn credentials and certifications.

Health Sciences: EMT/Fire Fighter

The goal of the program is to provide rigorous and relevant curriculum that is project and problem-based in order to engage and prepare high school students for the post-secondary education and training necessary for success in the wide variety of careers associated with the Biomedical Sciences including, physician, nurse, veterinarian, scientific and pharmaceutical researcher, therapist, and technician. Students who are interests in Emergency Medical Responder, Emergency Medical Technician, Fire Fighter I, or Veterinary Assisting programs at STC would also be appropriate for these courses.

Robotics/Applied Engineering

The purpose of this program is to provide students with a foundation of knowledge and technically oriented experiences in the study of applied engineering and its effect upon our lives and the choosing of an occupation. The content and activities will also include the study of entrepreneurship, safety, and leadership skills. This program focuses on transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the technological tools, machines, instruments, materials, processes and systems in business and industry. The content includes but is not limited to study in mechanical, electrical, civil, and environmental engineering disciplines.


Wednesday
12/12/2018 - Student Council Meeting

Wednesday
12/12/2018 - Open House

Thursday
12/13/2018 - Counselor's Corner

Friday
12/14/2018 - Winter Dance

Wednesday
12/19/2018 - Half day - B day - Block 1 & 2

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