For Magnolia High School, the Allied Health Academy has kicked off the 2016-17 school year strong! Since the start of the semester, students have participated in different activities and several highlights are listed below!
September 21, 2016 | In the “Introduction to Health Careers” workshop, students were introduced to different health-based careers and how to differentiate between professions. Through various fun activities, students were able to develop a stronger understanding of the different careers as well as the different health issues each career serves.
September 27, 2016 | For the first field trip of the school year, students traveled to Cal State Fullerton to learn about the diversity of health careers throughout the campus. The importance of education was stressed to students in hopes of aiding their college preparation.
October 6, 2016 | The “Cancer and the Environment” workshop allowed for students to understand how their surrounding environment contributes to cancer and their overall health. In addition, students learned about different habits they could avoid to lower their risk of cancer.
October 13, 2016 | For “Becoming an EMT”, students enhanced their knowledge of allied health careers with the exploration of emergency medical technicians. Besides understanding what an EMT actually is, students were also able to learn about the personal qualities people need to succeed in the profession.
As the rest of the school year is far from over, we are excited to continue providing students essential opportunities that will contribute to their futures!