Shasta Union High School District

The Shasta Union High School District was established in 1899. The District offices are located at the site of the 1927 Shasta Union High School. This historical building was constructed after the original school was outgrown. Currently named the Shasta Learning Center, this site houses various high school programs, one of our two charter schools and the David Marr Auditorium, used widely by all our schools and the community. Other District sites include three comprehensive high schools and other alternative education programs.

Serving over 4000 students, SUHSD offers a wide variety of academic and Career and Technical Education programs as well as a full range of student sports programs and activities. Career Technical Education Programs include a Medical Training Center at Shasta High School and Agricultural Programs at the District Farm.

OUR MISSION: Educating every student for success.

OUR VISION: To inspire and prepare every student to succeed in high school and beyond. Our Board and staff are committed to excellent education through academics, the arts, athletics and activities. Our students gain the confidence and skills to adapt in their ever-changing world. Together with our families, we develop responsible members of the community.

CONTACT:

Phone: (530) 241-3261
Website: http://www.suhsd.net/
Address: 2500 Eureka Way, Redding, CA 96001

Shasta Union High School

BIO: 
The Shasta Union High School District was established in 1899. The District offices are located at the site of the 1927 Shasta Union High School. This historical building was constructed after the original school was outgrown. Currently named the Shasta Learning Center, this site houses various high school programs, one of our two charter schools and the David Marr Auditorium, used widely by all our schools and the community. Other District sites include three comprehensive high schools and other alternative education programs.

Foothill High School

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HEALTH SCIENCE & MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY

Biology
  • MCM CP Biology – NOT CTE

  • CP Biology – NOT CTE

    This college prep course deals with the study of living things, their structure, function, and interrelationship with man and the environment. Basic biochemistry, anatomy, physiology, ecology, genetics, evolution, and cell theory will be covered with a medical emphasis. Problem solving is emphasized in this laboratory oriented course. This class extends nicely into the CTE medical and Dental programs.

  • Honors Anatomy and Physiology

    This year long course in human anatomy and physiology will be presented with a medical emphasis. We will study basic chemistry, cells, tissues, all human body systems, and disorders in each system. This laboratory course will also acquaint the student with some of the more common laboratory tools and procedures.

Medical Careers
  • Introduction to Medical Careers I (1.5 hours – students from EHS, FHS, & SHS)

    The Medical Careers I class introduces students to the health care field. Students will receive intensive classroom training in the anatomy & physiology, related medical terminology, and disease processes. Students will learn content through lecture with registered nurses, simulated mannequins and laboratory, and several hands-on laboratory activities. A variety of guest speakers from local health care fields will come into class to share their expertise and education with those in class. Students will also receive First Aid/CPR certification and instruction on complete HIPPA compliance. Students will be dual-enrolled in Medical Terminology and will receive three transferrable credits in a Shasta College level course.

    Location: Shasta High School

    Prerequisites: None; good attendance/maturity required

    This class is taught by [Teacher Name]. [Insert teacher bio]

  • Medical Clinical | (2 hours)

    Clinical experiences for students will be offered in the community. Students have the opportunity to be placed in acute care settings, private medical offices, and community health centers. Students will spend up to 75 volunteer-hours in clinical rotations. In-class topics will include disease process and assessment skills. All students will have the choice to take the National Healthcare Associations Clinical Medical Assisting or Patient Care Technician Certifications.

    Location: Shasta High School/Community Sites

    Prerequisites: Grade of “B” or better in Medical Careers 1 and completion of a competitive application process; good attendance/behavior; teacher recommendation Open to 12th grade

    This class is taught by Cindy Lindsay.

    Cindy Lindsay received both a bachelorette and master’s degree in exercise physiology with a minor in nutrition from CSU, Sacramento. While at CSUS, she worked as a Wellness Consultant at the CSUS Suaznne Snively Student Heath Center and taught as a graduate assistant in the Exercise Testing Laboratory. Cindy Later obtained her Registered Nursing License from Shasta College in 2008. Cindy has worked for Shasta Regional Medical Center as an Exercise Physiologist in Cardiac Rehabilitation and as an RN on both the Telemetry and Cardiac Intensive Care Units. Cindy also has ten years of teaching experience in grades 7-12

These classes are taught by

  • Myrna Papac
    Myrna Papac

    Myrna Papac grew up in southern California and graduated from La Puente High School in La Puente. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology from Cal Poly University in Pomona. She then earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing and Health from Cal State Los Angeles. Myrna married her husband Tom in 1985 and moved to Redding, CA and started a family. She has a daughter who is currently a resident physician at Stanford Medical Center. Her son will be attending a Ph.D program in Economics at UCLA in the fall of 2016. Myrna has been teaching at Shasta High School since 1993-94. She has taught all levels of biology as well and MCM biology, medical biology, and Honors anatomy and physiology. Myrna was one of the originators to start the MCM program at Shasta High School in 1994 and taught MCM Biology for over 20 years. We now have an improved program, Medical Science Pathway, which includes all levels of science in each grade level for those students that are interested in medicine. Myrna is currently teaching medical biology and honors anatomy and physiology in the Medical Science Pathway. On her time off, Myrna enjoys reading, hiking, and being with her family.

    Dental Careers
    • Dental Careers

      The Dental Careers Program is designed to give students the chance to acquire entry level skills in the field of Dental Assisting and explore career options. Students spend their time in the classroom acquiring basic skills and knowledge. They will also have the option to spend time in community service activities and observe in various dental offices. Those students who meet specific Dental Board of CA requirements will also have the opportunity to obtain their 8-hour Infection Control Certificate. Upon successful completion of the entire course, students will receive a certificate allocating credit towards their State of CA RDA license. This also gives them advantage when applying to enter California Dental Board Approved Registered Dental Assisting Program. Obtaining this certificate is optional.

    These classes are taught by

    • Myrna Papac
      Myrna Papac

      Myrna Papac grew up in southern California and graduated from La Puente High School in La Puente. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology from Cal Poly University in Pomona. She then earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing and Health from Cal State Los Angeles. Myrna married her husband Tom in 1985 and moved to Redding, CA and started a family. She has a daughter who is currently a resident physician at Stanford Medical Center. Her son will be attending a Ph.D program in Economics at UCLA in the fall of 2016. Myrna has been teaching at Shasta High School since 1993-94. She has taught all levels of biology as well and MCM biology, medical biology, and Honors anatomy and physiology. Myrna was one of the originators to start the MCM program at Shasta High School in 1994 and taught MCM Biology for over 20 years. We now have an improved program, Medical Science Pathway, which includes all levels of science in each grade level for those students that are interested in medicine. Myrna is currently teaching medical biology and honors anatomy and physiology in the Medical Science Pathway. On her time off, Myrna enjoys reading, hiking, and being with her family.

      Sports Medicine
      • Sports Medicine/Athletic Training

        This is an introductory course designed to give each student baseline knowledge on how to assess, prevent, recognize, and treat an athletic injury. Each student will complete requirements for first aid, CPR, concussion recognition, as well as other applicable certifications. The class will provide a foundation in the areas of anatomy, physiology and kinesiology for students interested in Sports Medicine and its related professions such as Physical Therapy, Athletic Training, Massage Therapy, Chiropractic, Personal Training and many others. This is a rigorous lab-based course where students will get hands-on training. Students have the option to complete an internship in their area of career interest for additional credits. Meets UC “g” requirement. L

      These classes are taught by

      • Myrna Papac
        Myrna Papac

        Myrna Papac grew up in southern California and graduated from La Puente High School in La Puente. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology from Cal Poly University in Pomona. She then earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing and Health from Cal State Los Angeles. Myrna married her husband Tom in 1985 and moved to Redding, CA and started a family. She has a daughter who is currently a resident physician at Stanford Medical Center. Her son will be attending a Ph.D program in Economics at UCLA in the fall of 2016. Myrna has been teaching at Shasta High School since 1993-94. She has taught all levels of biology as well and MCM biology, medical biology, and Honors anatomy and physiology. Myrna was one of the originators to start the MCM program at Shasta High School in 1994 and taught MCM Biology for over 20 years. We now have an improved program, Medical Science Pathway, which includes all levels of science in each grade level for those students that are interested in medicine. Myrna is currently teaching medical biology and honors anatomy and physiology in the Medical Science Pathway. On her time off, Myrna enjoys reading, hiking, and being with her family.