Laguna Creek High School Academy / Pathway Programs
Business Careers Pathway — More information coming soon!
Digital Photography Pathway — The Digital Photography program prepares students for a variety of opportunities in the everchanging digital world. Students receive a broad overview of computer software programs through an exciting range of courses starting in their freshman year. Students gain practical knowledge in composition, subject treatment, interaction of light and shadow, photojournalism, creativity, image editing software and output. It also introduces the aesthetic and technical theories and techniques of photography. In their junior and senior year, students expand their knowledge by preparing a digital portfolio to be used for post-secondary college and career opportunities.
View One-sheet Flyer
Fashion and Merchandising Pathway — The Fashion and Interior Design Industry sector is a multi-billion-dollar enterprise offering a wide variety of careers. A particularly high-demand exists for pre-production jobs which may involve computerized pattern-making and product data-management. Self-motivation, confidence as well as creativity are traits that lead to success in this sector.
View One-sheet Flyer
Green Energy Technology Academy (GETA) — The LCHS Green Energy Tech Academy (GETA) is a four-year high school program dedicated to preparing students to enter two-or four-year colleges, begin a technical training program or head directly into the work force. GETA teaches the concepts of energy extraction, conversion and transmission processes through complex, hands-on, project-based work.
THE GETA FAMILY – GETA students learn and excel together. Whether it is investigating energy conversions at a behind-the-scenes tour of Six Flags theme park, physically supporting each other in team-building activities at the Ropes Course or collaborating on their core academic course assignments, academy students study together in a family-like atmosphere. GETA teachers follow this same team approach when collaborating on cross-curricular lessons to show students connections while monitoring student development both inside and outside the classroom.
Manufacturing Production Technology Academy (MPTA) — MPTA specializes in training students with hands-on mastery of virtually every aspect of modern-day production and manufacturing. Students will be prepared to enter college and/or careers in manufacturing, engineering and skilled trades. Students will participate in a technologically advanced and specialized performance-based curriculum that will prepare them to successfully compete in tomorrow’s technological society. This is a Connect Ed: The California Center for College and Career Model Program and District-certified academy. This program offers articulated post-secondary credits from California State University, Sacramento.
Sports Careers Academy (SCA) — The Sports Careers Academy offers a unique opportunity to explore a wide-ranging and growing field, including physical therapy, fitness training and athletic training. Students will have hands-on experience treating sports injuries and working with technology usually reserved for college students. Students also learn how to take care of their own health and wellness.
Students graduate from the academy with:
• Personal trainer certification
• CPR/First Aid certification
• Sports performance assessment training
• Knowledge about the care and prevention of athletic injuries
• Hands-on training with athletic trainers and physical therapists
Laguna Creek High School Academy / Pathway News
Challenge Based Learning (CBL) is an approach used to teach students real-work skills through real-world, hands-on curriculum. This year, three Career Technical Education (CTE) programs in the Elk Grove Unified School District utilized CBL with their students....
The end of the school year also means the completion of cool projects by students in Laguna Creek High School’s Green Energy Technology Academy! Students were testing their electric go-karts this morning on Good Day Sacramento, while other students leaned on Mother...
Green Energy Technology Academy student teams from Laguna Creek High School finished in the Top 8 during SMUD's recent Solar Car Race at Cosumnes River College! Watch the news clip below to hear more from the students and their experience creating their solar...
Board of Trustees Recognizes 50 Top-Quality Career Technical Education in Elk Grove Unified School District Programs
Recognition Highlights Academies and Pathways Meeting Highest Quality ELK GROVE, Calif. – March 22, 2018 – The Elk Grove Unified School District Board of Trustees recognized 50 Career Technical Education (CTE) academies and pathways that demonstrated progress...
On Thursday, January 4, 2018, the Laguna Creek High School's (LCHS) women's soccer team was practicing when a player suffered an asthma attack. The LCHS Sports Careers Academy (SCA) students that assisted a women's soccer player (on right) through a medical emergency...
Twenty Laguna Creek High School (LCHS) students unveiled their first-ever tiny house construction project that will be donated to a homeless veteran. Eager students from the Manufacturing Production Technology (MPTA) and Green Energy Technology (GETA) academies...
Elk Grove Unified School District Recognized for Outstanding Cyber Security Awareness Efforts at One of the Nation’s Largest and Fastest Growing Youth Cyber Education Programs
The Air Force Association’s CyberPatriot Program Approved Elk Grove Unified School District as the Newest CyberPatriot Center of Excellence! CyberPatriot National Commissioner approved the Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) as the newest CyberPatriot Center of...
High School Students Try On Jobs and Roles During The Summer At City Hall Program Hosted by the City of Elk Grove
Brooklyn Lewis, a sophomore at Pleasant Grove High School and Kenneth Woods, a junior at Laguna Creek High School were among the students who had the opportunity to participate in this year’s Summer at City Hall program hosted by EGUSD and the City of Elk Grove....
GETA Academy Juniors at Laguna Creek High School Excel with Green Energy Projects; Are Creative Innovators & Builders Of Success
Mom: “How was school today?” Child: “It was great; we are currently racing go-karts and prepping to compete in a regional regatta competition!” Mom is left speechless. I’m not sure many can relate to this scenario. High school programs of today are dramatically...
Elk Grove, Laguna Creek High Schools Receive $70,000 in Specialized Grants for Creation and Expansion of College and Career Technical Education Programs
Elk Grove Unified will create a new cyber-security student pathway program and implement an integrated science curriculum in an Ag-Science Pathway. The pathway creation and curriculum expansion is possible through two Specialized Secondary Program Planning Grants...