College Entry Program... Covington High offers seniors a unique
opportunity to gain college credit while enrolled in high school.
In a partnership with Southeastern Louisiana University, students
have the option of taking English 101 (simultaneously with English
4) and College Algebra and Trigonometry (math electives) during the
senior year. Upon successful completion and enrollment in Southeastern Louisiana
University, a student enrolled in English 101, 102, College Algebra,
and/or College Trigonometry can earn 3 hours of college credit for
each course. Each course carries a $15 tuition fee and a $12 textbook
rental fee. Students interested in these courses should follow the
recommend college preparatory curriculum (see page 4) and plan to
take the ACT in the spring of their junior year. Each of the four
courses have an ACT score requirement for enrollment. The English
course requires above a 17 in the English subtest. The math courses
require above a 18 in the math subtest. For more information see
Allied Health Academy...The
Allied Health academy is for any student interested in an occupation
in the areas of Certified Nursing Assistant, Emergency Medical Technician,
Sports Medicine, or other medical technician programs. The following
courses may be taken by an Allied Health Academy student.
10-12 1-semester elective. In this course the students will learn and
understand the critical link between a patient's illness and the care
provided by EMS professionals. This is the introductory course in becoming
10-12-1 semester elective . In this course students will learn the
foundation for listening, reading, speaking, and writing medical terms.
The course is recommended for any student interested in pursuing a
career in a medical field.
Emergency Medical Technician
(EMT)...Grades 11-12-1 semester elective. Prerequisite: First
Responder and Medical Terminology. This is the foundation for all
EMT education. Personnel with this training can perform all the duties
of the first responder and assist paramedic level personnel with
advanced patient care.
Certified Nursing Assistant...Grades
11-12-1 semester elective. In this course students complete the necessary
coursework for the certified nursing assistant and participate in hands-on
learning in a hospital setting.
Sports Medicine 1... Grade
10-12. The student will study kinesiology and physiology and the basic
fundamentals utilized by the trainer or physical therapist. Major emphasis
will be given to care and prevention of athletic injuries dealing with
anatomy, injury symptoms and specific tests to help make preliminary
evaluations of injuries.
Sports Medicine 2...Grades
10-12. Prerequisite: Sports Medicine 1. The student will learn clinical
evaluation of athletic injuries, emergency care procedure, rehabilitation,
and training room administration. This is the continuation of Sports
Internship for Allied Health...Grade
12-2 credits (1 per semester) Prerequisite: First Responder or Emergency
Medical Technician or Certified Nursing Assistant, Emergency Medical
Technician, Sports Medicine, or other medical technician programs.