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Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Technology: Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Technology builds upon the skills and knowledge learned in Manufacturing and Engineering Technology.  This course will offer Juniors and Seniors the opportunity to further advance their skill in the areas of  machining, forming, joining, engineering design, project planning,  and product innovation and design. Comprehensive understanding and application of current safety standards and procedures will be a component of each study unit. Career planning, project innovation, and work experience will be integral parts of the course. 
Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science Principles: Designed to be equivalent to a first semester introductory college computing course. Students are encouraged to apply creative processes when developing computational artifacts and to think creatively while using simulations to explore questions that interest them. The course focuses on using technology and programming as a means to solve computational problems and create exciting and personally relevant artifacts. Students design and implement innovative solutions using an iterative process similar to what artists, writers, computer scientists, and engineers use to bring ideas to life. 
Automotive Technology I: This is an introductory class designed to expose the student to the basic automotive systems and their functions. Information will be presented through lecture, demonstrations, and selected lab activities. Topics to be covered are engine performance, power train components, ignition, fuel, emissions, cooling, and suspension and brake systems. In the beginning class, students will remove and replace parts; in the advanced class, students will remove and repair parts. 
Culinary I: This course covers the relationship of nutrition to health and well-being; the selection, preparation and care of food, meal management and optimal use of food dollars. In addition, the course demonstrates competencies needed for planning, preparing and serving food attractively and nutritiously within a given time schedule. At ORHS, cooking lab is limited to once per week. 
Culinary II: This course builds on those units and skills learned in the Culinary I class. It covers selection, preparation, and care of food in meal management, as well as budgeting. Students prepare and serve meals to staff and/or students during the second semester. In addition, students study and prepare foods from geographic regions in the United States and/or foods of other cultures. Career options and speakers are emphasized in this course. 
Database Design and SQL Programming: This two-part course is designed to meet the needs of college-bound students who would like to experience college-level database design and Structured Query Language (SQL) programming.  In Part 1, database design curriculum, students learn to analyze complex business scenarios and create a data model, a conceptual representation of an organization's information. In Part 2, database programming curriculum, students implement their database design by creating a physical database using the industry-standard SQL. Upon completion of this course, students have the opportunity to take an exam to earn industry certification: Oracle Database SQL Certified Expert. 
Exploring Computer Science: Exploring Computer Science is a hands-on introduction to computer architecture, programming, and using the computer as a creative tool. The class is taught in the computer lab and is project-based, rather than textbook-based. The class is divided into six basic units. Units consist of: a survey of computer architecture and human/computer interaction, algorithmic problem-solving, web site development, program design and development using Scratch, data analysis, and robotics. Each unit uses a series of projects of increasing complexity to introduce, refine, and integrate programming and development concepts, culminating with a "capstone" projects as a unit final. 
ICT Foundations: Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Foundations has been designed to prepare students to employ critical thinking and problem solving skills in a variety of real world scenarios. The overarching objective of the course is to expose students to an array of programs, applications, and technology and provide the groundwork for success throughout a student's educational career. Students will engage in a host of hands-on activities designed to enhance technological efficiency and promote a positive future in the digital world. ICT Foundations will provide students with tools necessary to be a well-qualified participant in today's perpetually changing global economy. After completing this course, students will have fulfilled the El Dorado Union High School District Technology Requirement needed for graduation and be able to select from a variety of courses within the ICT pathway. 
Introduction to Manufacturing and Engineering: Introduction to solid modeling software which is the foundation for all modern mechanical engineering and manufacturing systems. The course also covers the basics of modern machining, welding and other technologies such as 3D printing and electro-mechanical systems. It is a 1-year course for students who wish to continue learning about engineering design. Students will use the principles learned in Engineering I, to understand how basic machines work, and to apply these mechanical devices to design features to solve engineering problems. Problem solving techniques will also be applied to architectural problems. All work will be assembled into the student's portfolio. 
Introduction to Service and Repair: In this course students will learn the assembly and disassembly process of mechanisms along with diagnostic/troubleshooting procedures and skills. Students will study all features of 2 and 4 stroke small engines and use all tools applicable for small engine repair and maintenance. Work ethic, productivity, and safety are an integral part of the classroom and laboratory activities of these classes. 
Manufacturing and Engineering Technology: This course represents a contextualized, laboratory-based, integrated curriculum opportunity for students to learn about drafting and design, machining and forming, welding and materials joining, and product innovation and design. Students will develop critical thinking skills through a variety of multimodal, problem-solving techniques. Students will gain hands-on skills in basic machine shop practices, measurement systems, shop safety practices, drilling machines, grinding machines, and milling machines. The integrated content focuses on competence in an age of rapidly advancing technology; and providing students with the basis for making a wise academic and career choice.


Pete Cavaghan 22-23

Pete Cavaghan

Courses Taught: ICT 
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Pete DeLosa

Pete DeLosa

Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Technology, Introduction to Manufacturing and Engineering, and Manufacturing and Engineering
J. Giordano 22-23

Julie Giordano

Courses Taught: Advanced Placement  (AP) Computer Science Principles
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D. Goldman 22-23

Dianne Goldman

Courses Taught: Culinary II, Foods
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J. Hassian

Jeff Hassian

Courses Taught: ICT 9, ICT Foundations
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A. Jarrett

Allen Jarrett

Courses Taught:  Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science A and Exploring Computer Science
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Bob Wright

Courses Taught: Automotive Technology I, Introduction to Service/Repair
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