Career & Technology Studies
Students enrolled in Yearbook will earn work experience credits as they work together to design and produce the school yearbook. Students will develop skills and knowledge in journalism, digital photography, and desktop publishing. The class will be held outside the regular timetable throughout the year.
Skills for Tomorrow's Careers
W. P. Wagner's Career & Technology Studies programming teaches students practical skills and provides insight into a variety of career pathways. These courses give students an advantage in a wide variety of technical programs after high school. There really is something for everyone at W. P. Wagner.
It is highly recommended that all students complete at least one computer-related course during their grade 10 year. The use of computer technology is imbedded in today's world. The same is true at W. P. Wagner, where technology is integrated throughout all programs and familiarity with various software programs and the structure of our computer network are critical for student success...Read more...
Do you want to explore the world of woodworking? Do you want to learn how to safely operate a table-saw, a router, or a power chisel mortiser? Our construction technology program explores the traditional hand and power tool woodworking techniques used in building furniture and residential housing. Students are mentored to increase self-confidence and independence during the building of their woodworking projects. A variety of student designed projects are built in construction. Successful completion at the introductory level can lead to a furniture making/cabinet making stream. Enroll in construction and develop a lifelong appreciation for woodworking.
COSMETOLOGY SERVICES are offered at our school on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings from 8:30 - 11:45 am during the school year. Appointments can be made by calling 780-469-1315.
Cosmetology courses focus on the personal and professional skills needed to succeed in the beauty industry. The courses include modules in which students learn about hairstyling, skin care, make-up, nail care, cutting, colouring, and other aspects of personal and professional grooming. Career opportunities are explored and students can acquire credits/hours that are recognized by post-secondary schools and the apprenticeship board.
The Cosmetology Service Program provides skills for students to fulfill their desire to become a licensed hair stylist. Students will learn all the fundamental skills necessary for the beauty industry in this full year program. Once students have mastered their skills, they have the opportunity to work on clients to hone their customer service skills and have an authentic salon experience.