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Law and the World Academy Student, Florin High School

“For me, it was great to be a part of a mock-trial because it gave you real experience inside the court. Even if you don’t want to be a lawyer, the law academy connects you with industry professionals who help you with your resume and interview skills.”

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HealthTECH Academy, Former Student, Valley High School

“The last four years of being in the Health TECH Academy have been the absolute highlight of my high school experience. Being given so many extraordinary opportunities has allowed me to get an overall sense of what being a health ambassador is and greatly developed my passion.”

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Digital Media Academy (DMA) Student, Pleasant Grove High School

“DMA is like family, you find people who are different from you but like working with technology and media. It is a great way to make high school more fun and learn lots of new things.”

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School of Technology, Engineering and Media (STEM) Student, Franklin High School

“I believe STEM is an outstanding program for youth, such as myself, because not only does it help students better understand technology, but it also prepares students for both college as well as employment.”

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Green Renewable Energy Engineering Network Academy Student, Franklin High School

“I wouldn’t have traded this experience for any other. Its impacted me in the most positive ways and I’ve met so many incredible individuals who have shaped me into the engineer I’ve become.”

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Green Energy Technology Academy (GETA) Student, Laguna Creek High School

The thing I enjoy the most about GETA is that we get to use a lot of power tools, tools you normally don’t get to use, and we are NCCER certified in tool handling. Most classes are not very hands-on, but GETA classes are 100% hands on, so I’m 100% GETA.”

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Biotechnology (Biotech) Academy, Former Student, Sheldon High School

“I just finished my 3rd year of med school, finished all of my clinical rotations and am now studying for my boards. I wanted to thank the Biotech Academy for stimulating my interest in science while I was in high school and acknowledge again that I would not be in the place that I am without it.”

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Business Partner

“It is refreshing to see an organization with such a commitment to community service. Look around at many events in Elk Grove and Elk Grove FFA students will be working.”

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Innovative Design & Engineering Academy (IDEA) Student, Pleasant Grove High School

“IDEA showed me real life situations on things that I will actually use in my future. Also, I love the staff of the academy & students & it feels like we are a family in our own aside from the whole of PGHS.”

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Culinary Arts Academy Student, Cosumnes Oaks High School

“The teachers not only teach you cooking skills, but life skills. Now , I see cooking as an art and it’s a great way to show who I am and to show other people that same level of joy.”

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Pleasant Grove High School Offers New Project Lead The Way-Biomedical Academy

Pleasant Grove High School (PGHS) is pleased to announce that the new Biomedical Academy (BA) is a first-time recipient of a $35,000 grant from Project Lead The Way (PLTW), funded through Bayer AG, the large German pharmaceutical company. Beginning in 2017-2018, PGHS...
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Register Now: “Student Success in the New Economy:” How Students Gain a Competitive Advantage

Please join us on Monday, June 26th to hear Dr. Fleming present “(Re)Defining the Goal: Providing True Career Readiness”. His inspiring presentation discusses new paradigms and tangible action steps for post-secondary education career & life preparation to help...
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STEM Students Snag First, Second and Third Place Prizes for Government Agency PSA Videos

Access Sacramento’s Third Annual High School PSA Competition Announces Winners in Sewer, Traffic and Utility Categories Three students taking Animation 3 and STEM Media at Franklin High School won first, second and third place awards respectively in the third annual...
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Big Win For Sheldon High’s ARTSwork Students at Youth Art Month Competition

Four Sheldon High Students Honored for Artistic Talent in Annual Youth Art Month Competition Reception at the Crocker Art Museum Sheldon High School celebrated art students Elaine Phan, Marcia Cagandahan, Justina Ibarra and Mai Thy Nguyen on March 12, 2017 for their...
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Elk Grove Unified’s FFA Students Find Annual California Ag Day Activities Second Nature

Sacramento’s new Farm-to-Fork Capital slogan may be a marketing moniker across the region. However, California farmers have long believed in providing consumers with healthy foods. According to the California Department of Food and Agriculture, the Golden State has...
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STEM Student Wins WAVE Award for Emergency Preparedness PSA

The Alliance for Community Media Western Region Conference & Trade Show Presented Nick Conklin an Award for Video on Promoting Emergency Readiness Nick Conklin, a STEM Media student from Franklin High School, won a WAVE Award for his first-rate PSA video “Get...
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Franklin High STEM Students Win Second Place in National C-SPAN StudentCam Competition

Two Franklin High Students Placed 2nd in C-SPAN’s 2017 StudentCam Competition for Bringing Awareness to the Harm of Conversion Therapy in a Video Documentary Franklin High School’s digital media students, Michelle Quan and Kris Carlos, split a $1,500 prize for their...
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From Design to Construction, Building Trade Students Take Top Honors at Bridge Building Competition

Engineering students at Sheldon High School recently tackled an ancient civil engineering problems in search of a modern solution to help improve America’s bridges. The importance of the upkeep of our country’s bridges was stressed in a press release published this...
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Elk Grove high school students dive deep into Arts Media and Entertainment Programs at Sacramento City College

The New York Times ran a story last week highlighting how the cost of college continues to climb and now the message from New York University to its students is, “Finish faster.” The report noted that about 20 percent of its students had already “graduated ahead of...
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More than a Thousand Students and Families Kicked-off EGUSD’s Career Technical Education Month by Exploring and Mapping Their Future in Annual Career-Connected Learning Expo

Every February thousands of people celebrate Career Technical Education Month and in Elk Grove Unified educators, parents and students came together at the EXPLORE: Map Your Future exposition-style open house. Students and teachers from at least 68 of the District’s...
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