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New Classes Offered Next Year

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There are some exciting new classes scheduled to start next year. The new classes include Art Appreciation, Principles of Technology, Urban Agriculture, and Turf and Landscape Management. 

Art Appreciation is a semester class all about learning to understand and appreciate how visuals are made. This class will also be a dual-credit course through SWIC. So, if you are interested in being some type of art major in college, this class might be a good fit for you. You get to learn about art while gaining college credit. 

Principles of Technology is a full year class that will teach students The study and hands-on application of the forces and laws of nature. A couple things you will learn about include equilibrium, motion, momentum, and energy conversion. In this class you will have demonstrations, math labs, and applied laboratory experiments all so that you can gain a better foundation for careers in technological fields. You can take principles of technology starting your sophomore year. 

Urban Agriculture is a full year vocational class that you have to be a junior or higher to take. In urban agriculture you are going to learn the principles and practices of urban agriculture. Urban agriculture is the practice of growing, processing, and distributing food in urban areas. Some of the topics you will go over include urban crop production, harvesting, and management strategies. If you are interested in going into agriculture and think you might want to live or work in an urban area, this class might be for you.

The final new class is Turf and Landscape Management. It is a full year vocational class that you have to be at least junior. Turf and Landscape Management will teach you plant science, soil and growing media mixtures, plant identification and optimal environments, and landscape design. This class will teach you the knowledge and skills you need for design, establishment, and maintenance of lawns, parks, open space, golf courses and other sports facilities and similar environments. All these new classes have been started here at CHS to benefit students and what they want to do in the future. 

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Haley Bolla, Staff Writer
Haley Bolla is a senior at CHS, and this is her third year as a staff photographer and writer for the Kahoki. Haley learned to take pictures at a very young age from her grandma who was a photographer and has always had a passion for writing. Haley is also involved in HOSA, the Student Council, and the Executive Board at CHS. Haley is so excited to be a part of the Kahkoi once again this year.

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