Students will learn the basic skills of cabinetmaking 

The cabinetmaking class is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to work in the construction field. Students will learn how to build various types of cabinetry, including small projects like jewelry boxes and corn hole boards. Students will get to design their own projects. or pick from a selection provided by the instructor. Students will spend the majority of the time in the Shop environment.

Students will learn arc welding systems and techniques such as welding in the horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions, torch cutting, Students will spend the majority of time in the shop environment. All students will learn both the theory of and hands on welding.

This course is part of a planned set of classes designed to teach students various arc welding systems and techniques 

COURSE SUMMARY: This course prepares students with a basic understanding of culinary arts.  It includes basic knowledge of kitchen safety and sanitation, kitchen equipment, foods, food preparation, nutrition, plating, table setting, table etiquette, and career preparation. It counts as the Fine Arts/CTE graduation requirement for MHS.

NOTE: Upon completion of this year-long course, students can apply to Eastern Arizona College (E.A.C.) and Gila Institute for Technology  (G.I.F.T.) to enroll in Culinary Arts II-Fundamentals, CUL 101 and 104.  These are Career & Technical Education (C.T.E.) courses under G.I.F.T which is a Career & Technical Education District (C.T.E.D.).  Dual credit from E.A.C. and Morenci High School is possible for these courses. 

MORENCI HIGH SCHOOL'S CULINARY ARTS MISSION STATEMENTThe student will combine knowledge of culinary arts, workplace skills, and core courses of studies to yield future success in one's career, continuing education, and life.



COURSE SUMMARY:  This course is designed for students aspiring to enter the restaurant and catering industry or who wish to further their knowledge of culinary arts.  Theory and practice of basic elements of culinary arts fundamentals with emphasis upon safety, sanitation, uniform requirements, culinary terminology, basic nutritional guidelines, equipment needs and usage, standards measurements, knife selection and care, basic knife cuts, fruit and vegetable identification and preparation will be covered.  This course will also provide a study of cooking techniques and preparation methods for cakes, pies, cookies, simple desserts, doughs, breads, bakery sauces and toppings, as well as uses of chocolate and appropriate presentation methods for various types of desserts.

PREREQUISITE: Students must be in grades 10, 11, or 12. This is a Career & Technical Education (C.T.E.) course under the Gila Institute for Technology (G.I.F.T) which is a Career & Technical Education District (C.T.E.D.).  Dual credit from Eastern Arizona College (E.A.C.) and Morenci High School is possible; students must see the guidance counselor to enroll in the course.  Students are encouraged to enroll in Culinary Arts III- Applications (Culinary Arts 102 and 103) upon completion of this course.

G.I.F.T.'s MISSION STATEMENT:  We prepare students for certification, degrees, careers and successful lives

MORENCI HIGH SCHOOL'S CULINARY ARTS MISSION STATEMENTThe student will combine knowledge of culinary arts, workplace skills, and core courses of studies to yield future success in one's career, continuing education, and life.

COURSE SUMMARY: This course is designed for students aspiring to enter the restaurant and catering industry or who wish to further their knowledge of culinary arts.  This course will provide an introduction to cooking techniques and will provide theory and practice of production of varied meat, fish, and poultry items, stocks, sauces, soups, and garde manger. 

PREREQUISITES:

1)     A grade of “C” or better in Culinary Arts Fundamental (CUL 101 and 104) (12.0500.10)

2)     Students must be in grades 11 or 12.

This is a Career & Technical Education (C.T.E.) course under the Gila Institute for Technology (G.I.F.T) which is a Career & Technical Education District (C.T.E.D.).  Dual credit from Eastern Arizona College (E.A.C.) and Morenci High School is possible; students must see the guidance counselor to enroll in the course.  Students are encouraged to enroll in Culinary Arts IV-Internship (Culinary Arts 191 and 192) upon completion of this course.

G.I.F.T.'s MISSION STATEMENT: We prepare students for certification, degrees, careers and successful lives.

MORENCI HIGH SCHOOL'S CULINARY ARTS MISSION STATEMENT: The student will combine knowledge of culinary arts, workplace skills, and core courses of studies to yield future success in one's career, continuing education, and life.


The Computer Aided Drafting course will teach students mechanical drafting skills.

Students will use the Autodesk Inventor software to learn solids modeling of mechanical parts and assemblies. Students will learn to communicate design ideas using drawings dimensions, and symbols.