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, 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 four-year university.
ACES students gain the knowledge and skills for careers in a wide range of design-related fields including:
• Industrial design
• Interior design (environmental/sustainable design)
• Agriculture production
• Engineering (environmental/pollution control, sustainable energy)
• Environmental science
• Natural resources
Transportation is provided for students who live within Vancouver Public Schools’ boundaries.