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FCUSD offers CTE students five Career Technical Student Organizations: 

  • DECA - Cordova and Folsom Lake High Schools
  • FCCLA - Cordova and Kinney High Schools
  • FFA - Cordova High School
  • HOSA - Cordova High School
  • SkillsUSA - Cordova, Folsom and Vista del Lago High Schools

News on CTSO's

FCCLA

Students from Cordova and Kinney High Schools participated in the FCCLA State Leadership Conference in Riverside, CA. One student qualified to compete at the National Conference in the Food Innovations event and two other students will be attending the conference as Regional Officers.  Congratulations to the students and teachers!  


SkillsUSA

Congratulations to the CTE Students and Teachers for their success at the SkillsUSA CA State Conference last week in Ontario, CA. Forty-five students and five CTE Teachers from CHS, FHS and VdLHS traveled together by charter bus to the conference and had a great time!

Three students earned a Gold Award and qualified to participate in the SkillsUSA National Conference in Atlanta, GA. The events included Principles of Engineering, (Nicholas - Vista del Lago High School), CNC 3-Axis Milling Programmer (Grayson - Folsom High School) and 3-D Visualization and Animation (Srikar and Jayden - Folsom High School). 

Additionally, Mrs. Livia Castro, Engineering Teacher from VdLHS, received the Region 4 Advisor of The Year Award!

Chapters from Folsom and Vista del Lago High Schools received the Quality Chapter Award, Chapter of Distinction Bronze Level Award, and brought home $1200 Chapter Award!

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FCCLA

 

Congratulations to two student members of Cordova High School’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) chapter for receiving gold and silver awards at the 2022 FCCLA National Leadership Conference in San Diego, CA. The students had an exceptional experience and earned the following awards, certificates and designations.

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  • Competitions:
    • Gold -  Sports Nutrition, Level 3 - #1 in the nation!
    • Silver - Baking and Pastry, Level 3
  • Certification:  
    • Certified Fundamentals Pastry Cook (CFPC)

Students in the Cordova High School's International Baccelaurete Career Programme (IB-CP) Patient Care Pathway participated in the 2022 HOSA CA State Leadership Conference in Long Beach on March 23-27. Here are images from the amazing conference!

SkillsUSA

 

The virtual 2021-2022 SkillsUSA Fall Leadership Conference was offered on three different Saturdays.  The theme this year is Future in Gear. We had students from Cordova, Folsom and Cordova High Schools participate and plan events for the new year. Congratulations to the students and advisors from Cordova, Folsom and Vista del Lago High Schools.

Below is a breakdown of their awards: 

 FHS  Quiz Bowl  Team of 5   Students  GOLD
 FHS  Quiz Bowl  Team of 5   Students  SILVER
 VdLHS  Additive Manufacturing  Team of 2   Students  GOLD
 FHS  Architectural Drafting  1 Student  GOLD
 CHS &   VdLHS  CO2 Race and Design  1 Student  GOLD (CHS)  SILVER   (VdLHS)
 VdLHS  Community Action Project  Team of 2   Students  GOLD
 FHS  Computer Programming  1 Student  GOLD
 CHS &   VdLHS  CPS - Industrial and Engineering   Technology Cluster  Team of 3   Students  GOLD (CHS)  SILVER   (VdLHS)
 CHS &   VdLHS  Engineering Technology/Design  Team of 3   Students  GOLD   (VdLHS)  Silver (CHS)  Bronze   (VdLHS)
 FHS &   VdLHS  Principles of Engineering/Technology  1 Student  GOLD   (FHS)  Silver   (VdLHS)
 FHS  Quiz Bowl  Team of 5   Students  GOLD  SILVER
 CHS &   FHS  Related Technical Math  1 Student  GOLD   (CHS)  SILVER   (FHS)
 CHS  TeamWorks  Team of 4   Students  GOLD
 FHS  Web Design  Team of 2   Students  GOLD
 TOTALS  13  7  1

The four CTSO State Leadership Conferences will be held in-person this Spring.

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 DATES

 LOCATION

 HOSA

 3/23-3/27

 Long Beach

 FFA

 3/26/3/29

 Sacramento

 SkillsUSA

 4/21 – 4/24

 Ontario

 FCCLA

 4/21 – 4/26

 Riverside

Silver

Additionally, the Folsom High School Charter was recognized for their achievements and honored with the Silver Chapter of Distinction Award. The award was earned from their participation in the SkillsUSA Chapter Excellent Program.

HOSA

 

Students from the International Baccelaureate Patient Care Programme (IB-CP) qualified to participate in the CA State Conference to be held in Long Beach, CA.  Congratulations to the students and Dr. Mahaffey!

FFA

  

On March 20, 2021 the Agriculture Academy students from Cordova High School participated in the Modesto Junior College Virtual Field Day Training Event. Students competing in the Cooperative Marketing Exam, Best Informed Greenhand(BIG) exam as well as a Veterinary Science team. This was the first competition for the Veterinary Science team. We are pleased to announce the following award winners:

  • Cooperative Marketing Exam:
    • 5th Place: Shelby Graham
    • 11th Place: Colton Trotter
    • 19th Place: Claire Pearce
    • 4th Place Overall Team
  • Best Informed Greenhand (BIG) Team (Students competed against over 100 competitors from across the State)
    • 26th Place: Alyssa Gonzalez 
    • 28th Place: Khamille Nadone
    • 6th Place Overall Team
  • Veterinary Science Team
    • Congratulations to Colton Trotter and Gianna Azbill for competing!

At the Tulelake FFA Field Day, schools from all over the nation competed in a variety of FFA career development events. Students participated in the Agriculture Cooperative Marketing competition (a very popular business strategy amongst agricultural companies that reduces risk and maximizes profit). FFA members took a test to exhibit their knowledge about sound business structures and Cooperatives.  The Cordova FFA took 2nd Place Overall Team and Claire Pearce was awarded 3rd Place high point individual!!! Our freshmen team placed Top 10 and are very excited to compete next year in  “Advanced Ag Contests”. We are so proud of the hard work and hours of dedication these students put in outside of class and continue to participate in the country's largest youth leadership organization. Congratulations!