Career Resource Center
The Career Resource Center (CRC) is a place where students may come to find out about college visits, scholarships, job openings, field trips, volunteer opportunities, or how to earn credit while working. We also have many resource books available for check-out. As we are constantly updating events, our Power School page has the latest information.
We have more than thirty college visits, both in state as well as out of state. A listing of these visits can be found on our Power School page as well in the Daily Bulletin. Visits are open to juniors as well as seniors and STUDENTS MUST SIGN UP IN ADVANCE in order to attend.
Each year we average well over $40,000 in scholarship awards offered through the CRC. Feel free to stop in and see Mr. Navalinski for more information on how to participate in the scholarship process.
The Tech Prep College Connections program is designed for students to earn dual credit (high school and college) while completing their high school requirements. This program is accessible to ALL high school students.
Tech Prep classes available at Juanita are:Interior Design, Digital Design, American Sign Language, Yearbook, Marketing, Life & Finance, Architecture Design/CAD, Mechanical Engineering I & II, Biotechnology, Material Science, Photo, and Child Development. For more information, visit the Career Center or go to: http://www.techprepcc.org/.
Seven school districts, including LWSD, have formed a consortium to offer a variety of different professional/technical programs to high school students. Classes provide rigorous academic and industry standards preparing students for post-secondary education and successful entry into high-skill, high-demand careers and employment. Thirty-five classes are offered. Popular ones that our students attend are:Fire & EMS, Auto Tech (run like a real auto shop), Health Science Careers (students may earn a NAC, which is the first step towards a Nursing degree), Medical Careers, Dental Careers (set up like a dentist office), Teaching Academy, DigiPen AP Video Game Programming, Animation and Robotics. A new class is DigiPen Music Engineering & Sound Design. Students have hands on learning and use state of the art equipment. Students must be a junior or senior to take these classes. Visit the Career Center for a brochure, or go to http://wanic.lwsd.org/ for more information. Registration opens Feb. 1st.
WANIC Summer School
WANIC offers fun classes during the summer. Is your student missing a Health credit? Interested in Cyber Security? Has your student ever wanted to build a car stereo system (and get a discount on parts), learn about Medical Careers or Culinary Arts? Work with DNA and visit Fred Hutch? Are they into Animation, Robotics, or Video Game Programming? (DigiPen offers these same classes for over $1200.) All WANIC classes are $50.00, and assistance is available. Students earn .5 credits. Summer classes are open to 8-11th graders. Registration opens in April. Last year classes filled within fast, so register early. Check out the website for more details or to sign up: http://wanic.lwsd.org/.
Students who have completed or are currently enrolled in an Occupational Ed. Class (Engineering, Material Science, Digital Design, Architectural Design/CAD, Life & Finances, Foods, Yearbook, Photo, Interior Design, Sign Language, Marketing, Biotech, or Child Development), and has a job, can earn high school credit. Students can earn .5 credit with an A grade for every 180 hours worked during the school year. Students can earn up to 2 credits during high school, that’s a potential of four A’s towards their GPA. Please stop by the CRC to pick up a packet.
Extensive resources can be found on the Career Center PowerSchool Learning Page.