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KTHS After School Program 3rd Session Information
Great News, King Tech High School is offering a 3rd session!
Classes will begin on Monday, January 13th and end on Thursday, March 5, 2020. Classes will run Monday through Friday from 3-5pm.
A bus will be provided from the home high school to King Tech. Busses will take students home to proximity stops within their home area.
Please see your School Counselor to sign up.
The following classes will be offered. Course discriptions below.
Student Absences: A student with 5 or more absences and with a D or F grade will be removed from 3rd session. At 3 absences, call home and explain the policy and report on performance.
2020 King Tech High Third Session Courses January 13 – March 5
Health Occupations Essentials
Intro to Health Careers is a foundational course in Health Science designed to familiarize students with the variety of careers in medical, behavioral, personal, and dental care. Students will learn skills necessary for pursuing additional education and training in healthcare and prepare a plan for a chosen career in the healthcare field.
Certifications: CPR/First Aid & Mental Health First Aid
Intro to Aviation Technology
This course is an introduction to Aviation Science. Students will explore the principals of flight, aircraft pre-flight, meteorology, navigation, weight & balance, power plants, communication, federal aviation air regulations and survival flight planning. Special emphasis is placed on flying light aircraft in Alaska.
Intro to Aviation Maintenance
Aviation Maintenance is an introduction to the field of aircraft maintenance and repair. Students will be introduced to the tools, equipment and materials used in aviation repair. Topics include aircraft materials and processes, sheet metal and bonded structures and engine theory.
Intro to Carpentry
A hands-on, project based course that is designed to provide entry-level skills across multiple skilled and technical disciplines. Students will practice a culture of safety while learning how to use different tools associated with construction, architecture, and engineering.
Certification: Scaffolding and Fork Lift
Intro to Welding
Welding is a hands-on course that introduces students to career opportunities available in the field of welding. Students will focus on safety practices while learning about tools and materials used in the industry. Students will learn about welding consumables and electrode classifications. Students will learn the basic welding processes and procedures, shielded metal arc welding, Oxy/Fuel and plasma cutting.
Certification: OSHA 10
Intro to Construction Electricity
Construction Electricity introduces students to the variety of career pathways in the Electrical Industry. Students will learn and practice electrical and construction site safety practices. Topics covered include; Introduction to Residential Circuits, Introduction to Blueprints, Series and Parallel Circuits, and Digital Multimeter Certification.
Certification: OSHA 10 & SnapOn Digital Multimeter
Intro to Small Engines
Small Engines covers the principles of small gasoline engines, safe working habits, employability skills and environmental concerns related to internal combustion. Students will learn about internal combustion engines, basic ignition sources and 2-stroke and 4-stroke engines.
Culinary and Hospitality Foundations
Culinary and Hospitality Foundations explores the opportunities in the culinary and hospitality industries. Students develop hospitality, service and career ready practices while mastering safety and sanitation requirements of the industry. Students will develop the fundamental kitchen safety skills and learn the foundations of cooking and nutrition.
Certifications: Food Handlers Card
Emergency Trauma Tech (ETT)
Emergency Trauma Technology (ETT) students learn to be a part of a pre-hospital medical emergency response team. The program is designed for students planning careers in emergency services careers such as firefighting, search and rescue, guiding, emergency medical technology, and positions that involve working at remote sites where urban EMS systems may not be available. The course is about 25% lecture and discussion, and 75% hands-on in which students practice patient assessment and treatment techniques on each other.
Certification: State of Alaska ETT BLS - First Aid/CPR
Dual Credit: University of Alaska Anchorage: EMT A110 Emergency Trauma Techniciana
Rural Criminal Justice
This course covers the three major components of the criminal justice system; law enforcement, law, corrections. In addition to a survey of the criminal justice system, students will focus on rural policing. Students will also hear from professionals working in various fields in criminal justice.
Certifications: CPR Certification 1st Aide
Computer Fundamentals: Keyboarding and Word Basics
This course will cover the basics of typing on a keyboard with touch typing. Training for touch typing will be focused on for the first 1-2 weeks of class. Basic Microsoft Word topics such as saving and sharing documents, formatting both texts and documents, find and replace, indents and tabs, printing, columns, page numbering and formatting pictures to name a few. Students will benefit from learning to touch type and the ability to increase their words per minute as well as creating eye catching Word documents for various projects or situations.
Intro to Horticulture Science is primarily a hands-on class where students will grow plants from seed, design and build their own hydroponics system, build floral arrangements including corsages and boutonnieres and develop basic landscape plans as well as use tools of the landscaping industry. Students will have the opportunity to earn 2 certificates through NC3 for the landscaping industry.
Film, Audio, and Video Production
The Film, Audio & Video Production class offers all the skills and knowledge you need to launch a successful career in film, radio, video or television. Students complete radio, film and video projects while learning to work as part of a production team. The curriculum includes individual and multidisciplinary assignments geared to developing both creative and technical proficiency. Large studios and modern production equipment support these goals, enabling students to produce high-quality work. A comprehensive and balanced approach to study includes opportunities to produce, write, direct, shoot and edit on numerous projects. There’s a strong commitment to postproduction, and students gain practical experience on a variety of video and audio workstations.