Health, Recreation & Human Services (HRH)

Cosmetology Introductory/Intermediate/Advanced (Explore Pathway) 

Prerequisite:  Intro/Inter (in sequence)

The exploratory program is comprised of three levels: Introductory, Intermediate and Advanced. This pathway is created so students can learn skills in both hairstyling and esthetics. Students learn long hair design, shampooing, drying hair techniques and thermal hair applications. In esthetics students learn proper skin care practices and study theatrical makeup techniques such as burns, wounds and stage makeup. This pathway includes performing peer to peer services in a controlled and supported environment with the intent to build confidence.

Cosmetology Intermediate/Advanced (Apprenticeship Pathway) 

Prerequisite:  Intro/Inter Apprenticeship (in sequence) 

The Apprenticeship program is comprised of two levels: Intermediate and Advanced. After the completion of introductory level courses, students can choose to continue their education and work towards their hairstylist journeyperson certificate. This pathway requires significant time and commitment as students learn various hairstyling applications such as chemical services, haircutting techniques, thermal styles and scalp treatments. Students begin client service work within the school community to build further competencies and experience.  

Commercial Foods Introductory/Intermediate/Advanced  

Prerequisite:  Intro/Inter (in sequence) 

The introductory level of commercial foods will formally acquaint students with the techniques, skills, and general surroundings typically encountered in most hotel and restaurant settings. They will spend the majority of their time involved with practical work experiences designed to promote the understandings needed for a safe and productive modern commercial kitchen. There is also be a significant theoretical component designed to complement and support their practical learning experiences. 

Food Personal: Intermediate/Advanced 

Prerequisite:  Commercial Foods Intro/Personal Foods Intro

The Food Personal program focuses on personal food preparation skills. Students develop knowledge and skills for promoting personal health and wellness. Course work will encompass basic food preparation skills and nutrition information to achieve personal independence.  Food Personal Intermediate and Advanced will further develop their food preparation skills working with varied ingredients and cookery principles. 


Leadership: Introductory/Intermediate/Advanced

Prerequisite:  Introductory/Intermediate (in sequence) 

This program is designed to allow students to develop their personal leadership style and is very much student driven – students will have the time and freedom to explore their interests and passions, and will choose an area of the school, the community, or the wider world in which to create lasting positive change. All students in the leadership program will be involved in putting on many key activities in the school. These include: lunchtime activities, pep rallies, staff and student recognition, service projects and other student-driven initiatives.  This course will also explore different styles of leadership, and how famous leaders have modeled them.

Sports Medicine: Introductory/Intermediate/Advanced

Prerequisite:  Introductory/Intermediate (in sequence) 

In this module-based course, students will learn about the various topics associated with sports medicine. Instructional methods will include; lecture, problem solving, guided discovery, laboratory work, independent research, computer technology and acquired skills for field/practical situations. Students are required to complete 20 extracurricular service hours working with Centennial athletic teams and events.  

Sports Performance Introductory/Intermediate/Advanced (Mixed Gender and Female Only) 

Prerequisite:  Introductory/Intermediate (in sequence) 

This module based course is designed for students that are interested in becoming healthier, fitter and/or improving their athletic performance.  Approximately 80% of the learning is through physical and mental training and 20% through classroom/lab work. Examples of physical training days include but are not limited to: 3km run, circuit training, hills, stairs, resistance training, interval training, flexibility training  yoga, fitness assessment as well as speed, agility and quickness-type activities. Examples of mental training include: breathe work, visualization, progressive muscle relaxation, and goal setting. Students will track their progress and learning in a training journal.  


Yoga 15/25/35  

Prerequisite:  15/25 (in sequence) 

Yoga 15: With a focus on fitness, health and wellness, this class will enlighten students on how to take better take care of themselves; physically, mentally, and nutritionally. They will establish an awareness of the breathing/relaxation methods of yoga and how to safely execute basic yoga postures. It will also give students an understanding of basic anatomy and physiology as it applies to the discipline. Students will develop an enhanced acceptance and appreciation for their body. The program is designed to allow students to experience the benefits of increased flexibility, strength, focus, concentration as well as the ability to relieve stress and anxiety. Through continued daily practice, students will gain strength, obtain a calm mind and experience many more of the health benefits of a yoga practice. Students will have the opportunity to try many different styles of yoga, including but not limited to; Partner, Acro, Aerial, Ashtanga, Yin, Power vinyasa, Restorative, Iyengar, flows, fitness fusions, arm stands and inversions. Fun!  


Yoga 25: Students will continue to deepen their study and practice of yoga. They will build on the fundamentals of yoga by incorporating alignment, foundation, and breath to their movement. Intermediate postures (including variations and modifications) will be practiced. Basic anatomy and physiology of yoga will be discussed and applied.  


Yoga 35: Students will be introduced to more advanced postures as they continue to deepen their study and practice of yoga. As they explore the teaching side of yoga, they will become familiar with sequencing poses together as well as learn the components of a yoga class. 

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