More than 100 juniors and seniors from four high schools attended the first annual Criminal Justice/Public Safety Career Conference held last week at The Met Sacramento High School.
The students, all enrolled in criminal justice academies, learned about careers offered in more than 20 federal, state, city and county agencies. Kennedy High School alumnus Cornel Ronald West (class of 1970) is an American philosopher, academic, social activist, author and public intellectual.
Each neighborhood school has a defined geographic boundary and is intended to serve the students who live within that geographic boundary.
Advanced Placement (AP) college-level courses and exams offer high school students the opportunity to earn college credit, stand out in the competitive college admission process and prepare for the rigors of college through challenging classes.
AP courses emphasize the skills and habits needed to be successful in higher education, including demanding writing skills, problem-solving abilities, time management discipline and sharpened study habits.
The Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) is a federal program sponsored by the United States Armed Forces in high schools across the United States.
The program was originally created as part of the National Defense Act of 1916 and later expanded under the 1964 ROTC Vitalization Act.
West was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and grew up in South Sacramento. West, was a teacher and principal in the Elk Grove Unified School District, where a school is named in her honor.
His father, Clifton Louis West, was a general contractor for the Defense Department.
Students from several Sacramento City Unified schools won awards at the Synopsis Sacramento Regional STEM Fair held April 1-3 at American River College.
The STEM fair is a 12-county science, technology, engineering and math competition for students in grades 6-12.
Contact: (916) 395-5090 Grades: 9-12 Enrollment: 2,150 Mascot: Cougar School colors: Green and gold Uniform: No uniform required Special programs: Program in America and California Explorations (PACE); Criminal Justice Academy; U. Marine Corps Junior ROTC, Manufacturing and Design, Culinary Sports: Baseball, basketball, football, golf, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, tennis, track and field, volleyball, water polo, wrestling, softball.