Center for Entrepreneurship & Design
Find your True North through real-world work in design courses that align with core classes and your personal passions. Through collaborative activities learners will increase their professionalism through the development of critical thinking, interpersonal, and communication skills. Create a pathway to your own post-graduation plans through integrated AP, RCCC, and high school courses that set you on a path for life-long success. Engage in a full array of extra-curricular activities including media team, robotics, band, theater, and sports.
- Career Management- Career Readiness Employability Skills
- Project Management
- Entrepreneurship- Entrepreneurship and Management/ Small Business Certification
Nursing Fundamentals focuses on personal care and basic nursing skills following the Certified Nursing Assistant 1 curriculum (CNA 1). Students will learn CNA skills, practice them and become certified in them. During the course students will gain experience working at nursing homes and will complete forty plus hours of clinical practice.
Students in this course will be preparing for CNA 1 certification which requires both a written and skills test to qualify.
Note: This course takes two class periods.
Any student may apply to NRHS Health Sciences Academy regardless of their current district.
For more information about joining our Health Sciences Academy, you should meet with a guidance counselor to determine if our academy aligns with your goals for high school and beyond.
The forms you need can be found here:
High School Academies offer specialized curricula and courses and are aligned to specific career pathways.
Rising ninth grade students who are unable to obtain academies or concentrations in their regularly assigned school, may apply to another school within RSS in order to enroll in a program of study or academy not offered at their school. Transfers into high school academies for rising ninth graders will be granted on a space available basis, with students in the academy host school given first opportunity for enrollment in the academy. The transfer window for high school academies will open on February 3, 2020 and close on March 20, 2020.
General information about academies is below, for more detailed Academy Information and requirements, please contact a guidance counselor at the respective high school.