Freshman Academy is for every incoming freshman. It includes a 2 semester transitional course, Freshman Seminar, which accumulates scholars to high school culture. It also introduces them to their academy pathway choices. Scholars go on college visits, a career fair and meet industry speakers in our academy areas
Sales and Marketing– JHS offers a full scale culinary program with a functioning restaurant, Simply Delicious. Scholars learn how to run the front and the back of a restaurant. The entrepreneurial aspect in this academy allows scholars to learn about small business operations, marketing, JAG and DECA.
Health and Safety This academy includes Cyber Security, this pathway allows scholars to learn the ins and outs of ethical hacking and the nuances of defending against hacking. It is equipped with a cyber range for hands on practice. Criminal Justice simulates real life application of the law. Scholars engage in activities such as fingerprinting and traffic stops. The Medical pathway involves CNA, Phlebotomy, Foundations of Health Care and first responders. It also has an instructional lab and classroom.
Building Automotive and Design – We have a fully operational automotive shop. Our scholars learn how to take a motor apart, diagnose vehicles as well as compete in competitions for scholarship money. Computer aided design incorporates architectural design and drafting. Welding and machining are offered as other construction options.
How are we different from other high schools?
JHS academies provide scholars with the opportunity to view their future through a real world lens and learn about career opportunities while still in high school.
Our scholars graduate with industry level certifications and college credits. Therefore, they have the opportunity to provide a living income for themselves, start an entry level career or attend college using hours earned while in high school.