ACES magnet program2021-01-08T10:00:14-08:00

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The ACES Magnet program at Hudson’s Bay High School is designed to equip students with skills in planning, designing, building, and operating along the architecture, construction, engineering, and environmental functions and services career pathways. ACES offers courses in building trades, engineering, horticulture science, and natural resources and conservation. All classes are aimed at enhancing the sustainability of our environment through individual and group research and an emphasis on problem-solving and design skills. The knowledge gained from the ACES Magnet program will allow students to enter the workforce directly or to continue their experience in a technical school, community college, or a four-year university.

Upon acceptance into the ACES Magnet program, students will be eligible to earn a magnet certificate of completion. Seniors who have met all magnet requirements will earn the ACES Magnet graduation cord.

ACES students gain the knowledge and skills for careers in a wide range of design-related fields including:

• Robotics
• Rapid Prototyping
• 3D Modeling
• Computer Aided Drafting & Design
• Vector Graphics
• CNC Milling
• Floral Design & Management
• Landscape Design & Construction
• Soil & Water Management
• Fish & Wildlife Management
• Sustainability
• Agricultural Operations
• Plant Production/Nursery Operations
• Horticulture
• Engineering
• Construction Trades
• Environmental Studies
• Architecture
• Greenhouse Management

Transportation is provided for students who live within Vancouver Public Schools’ boundaries.

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Natural Resources Conservation

Building Trades

Some ACES courses offer certification and/or dual credit.

Program requirements

Students in natural resource program tend plantsStudents in the ACES program work outside the schoolACES students study mycology

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Carpenter, Amy
Amy Carpenter
Career & Technical Education Natural Resources
Steve Lorenz
Career and Technical Ed/Horticulture
Eric Saueracker
Physics, Engineering, Computer Science
Shick, Madeline
Madeline Shick
GRADS Teacher/ ACES Magnet Coordinator
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