AG & NATURAL RESOURCES is a two year program designed to instruct students in all phases of agriculture and related fields. Poultry science, genetics, showmanship, plant management, and equipment maintenance/welding are among the topics covered by the instructor. There is a greenhouse and a shop for students to use for clinical experience. Students will receive 2 science units upon completion of the 2 year program.
BUSINESS & MARKETING is a two-year program designed to teach students sales and marketing skills. This course is a study of the distributions of production until it reaches the consumer. The topics taught in this course include salesmanship, advertising, market research, and human relations. The laboratory work for this class includes a school structure, which contains sales equipment and merchandise. Students will receive credit for Economics upon completion of the first year of this course.
CONSTRUCTION TRADES is a two year program designed to teach basic and technical skills in carpentry, electrical wiring, masonry, and plumbing. Students receive instruction in all phases of the construction industry including the use of equipment, selection and cost of materials, and reading of blueprints. Second year students focus on carpentry skills and can become NCCER certified.
EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES is a two-year program that provides students with the basic skills and training for entry level employment as a child care worker. Through classroom instruction and work in the pre-school setting, child care students receive factual information as well as practical experience with young children. First year students are taught basic information about the growth, development, discipline, and guidance of pre-school children. Second year students gain on-the-job experience by working with local kindergarten students.
HEALTH SCIENCE is a two-year program designed to teach the students the basic skills used in the field of medicine. By combining classroom and clinical work students acquire knowledge for dealing with patients as well as basic nursing skills. Second year students are introduced to the clinical aspects of dental hygiene, physical therapy, veterinary medicine, and support services. Upon completion of both years, Health Science will count for 2 of the 4 sciences and 1 health unit as required for graduation. Health Science Core is an Honors class.
HORTICULTURE is a two year program designed to teach students the basics of plant care, plant identification, nursery operations, floristry, turf management, pest management and soil science. The students have a garden as well as a greenhouse for clinical experience. Students in horticulture will receive 2 science units upon completion of the 2 year program.
METAL FABRICATION is a two year program designed to teach students both welding and machine shop. With a combination of classroom and shop work, students will learn to use different machines such as lathes and millwork machines as well as learning to weld.
TEACHER ACADEMY is a two-year program that allows students to learn the basic fundamentals of teaching from pre-K through high school. Clinical as well as classroom work will allow students to become knowledgeable in each aspect of the educational process. Students in Teacher Academy will be taught using technology such as skyping, web based tools, cell phones, and social media.
*Students wishing to enroll in a class must fill out an application when they choose their classes for the upcoming school year during the spring semester. Applications will be assessed by criteria set forth by the Mississippi Department of Education recommendations.
The Covington County School District complies with all federal and state laws and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marriage or veteran status or disability, in employment or in the delivery of educational services. This applies to all educational programs and extracurricular activities. Inquiries associated with Title VI, Title IX, and/or accommodations for disabled employees, the public and accessibility of facilities and programs should be directed to Mrs. Babette Duty, Deputy Superintendent at 601-765-8247. Inquiries regarding the application of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (concerning students with disabilities who are not eligible for Special Education) / (Americans with Disability Act should be directed to Mrs. Rachel Rogers, Deputy Superintendent, at 601-765-2104. These individuals may be contacted at the district’s main office located at 1211 South Dogwood Avenue. The mailing address is P.O. Box 1269, Collins, MS