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Preparing Students
for the 21st Century and the World
Welcome to the Academies of Sunnyside District.
Six college and career academies and two freshman academies.

College & Career Academies




OVERVIEW FOR STUDENTS AND PARENTS:

  • College and career-ready focused education
  • Classrooms with laptops for each student
  • Smaller learning communities
  • Real-world, relevant and engaging classes
  • Community partnerships with business, industry, colleges and agencies offer more learning opportunities
  • Global classes include world languages, fine arts and physical education
  • Earn college credit in high school for dual and advanced placement

Talk with your counselor about enrolling in one of the Academies.


WE NEED BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY MEMBERS TO HELP PROVIDE PREMIER EXPERIENCES FOR OUR ACADEMY STUDENTS:

  • Assist in the classroom as a guest facilitator or tutor
  • Host a field trip for students
  • Provide an externship opportunity for our teachers
  • Host a job shadow, internship or paid cooperative education experience for students
  • Serve as a member of a program advisory committee or community collaborative
  • Partner in a community service-learning project
  • Sponsor an entire academy or program within an academy
  • Leverage community resources for equipment and supplies

BENEFITS TO YOU:

  • Direct access to skilled potential employees
  • Opportunities to influence the training of the current and future workforce
  • A setting to develop networking relationships with professionals in your respective field
  • The experience of giving back to your community by directly helping area youth
"Schools and business that work together not only reinforce the importance of business-education partnerships, but also the need for everyone to work toward a common goal: building a better community."
- Techniques (Association for Career and Technical Education), 2010

Published by admin on Fri, 10/14/2016 - 9:19am
Last modified on: Tue, 10/18/2016 - 2:19pm