Mountainside HS CTE Programs



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In This Program You'll...

  • Determine how to meet consumer demands by studying business trends
  • Explore advertising techniques and implement marketing plans
  • Research and analyze information, including budgets
  • Practice professional skills

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Computer Science

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  • Learn programming languages and tools
  • Demonstrate knowledge of hardware components
  • Employ quality assurance practices to create workable products
  • Practice teamwork and problem solving skills
  • Create websites and software applications

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two students working together with table saw

In This Program You'll...

  • Use a variety of tools and equipment to build finished products
  • Demonstrate effective teamwork and communication skills
  • Understand technical drawings and specifications
  • Practice safe, legal, and ethical working habits

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Hospitality and Tourism

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In this program you'll...

  • Use appropriate tools and techniques to prepare a variety of recipes
  • Work as a team to create food and beverage service that meets the customer needs
  • Learn business skills needed to support small food-service operations
  • Practice food safety and sanitation

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In This Program You'll...

  • Apply design principles to identify and solve problems
  • Create working programs/products that meet specifications
  • Practice teamwork, organization, and other professional work habits
  • Engage in critical design review and review suggestions for improvement
  • Explore digital electronics and circuits
  • Use computer-aided drafting software
  • Demonstrate leadership and time management
  • Create with 3D printers, laser cutters, and more

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CTE Programs At Other Schools

The programs below are also open to Mountainside High students, but the courses are at another school.

Transportation is provided. 


Manufacturing at Westview

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  • Use computers and machines to model and create products
  • Apply quality control techniques to achieve desired specifications
  • Plan manufacturing operations to meet deadlines
  • Operate machine shop equipment such as a laser cutter or 3D printer
  • Practice safe, legal, and ethical working habits

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Construction at Merlo

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  • Use a variety of tools, equipment and machinery to build finished products
  • Understand technical drawings and specifications
  • Demonstrate effective teamwork and communication skills
  • Practice safe, legal, and ethical working habits
  • Be exposed to a variety of opportunities for a future career in the construction trades

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Sustainable Agriculture at Terra Nova

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  • Apply sustainable farming practices
  • Use power tools, equipment, and machinery to solve problems
  • Learn business skills needed to support small business
  • Use a farm, wood shop, and kitchen to meet BSD biology and chemistry standard
  • Use primary scientific journals as supplemental text
  • Look at issues through environmental, social, and economic lenses

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Automotive Technology at Aloha HS


  • Perform preventative maintenance on vehicles
  • Determine necessary service and repair actions needed for vehicle automotive systems
  • Examine the operations of automotive systems
  • Practice safe, legal, and ethical working habits

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Health Careers at Beaverton HS

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  • Explore the human body, diseases, prevention, and treatment
  • Practice proper patient care
  • Measure vital signs and obtain certifications in CPR, AED, FBAO, and first aid
  • Understand how to interact with patients and families
  • Communicate health information accurately and professionally
  • Adhere to safety, privacy, legal, and ethical practices essential in a healthcare workplace

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