Palacios Junior High

  • Listed below are resources and books you can use for your children in grades 6-8. Click on the links to be directed to the site. If you are in search of something specific please feel free to reach out to our Career and Technical Education (CTE) department and we would be delighted to help. 

    Sites:

    Xello- Career Exploration program used from K-12th to track student interest, build resume, teacher recommendations and assistance with college application

    Jobs I can have when I grow up- Video by HighlightKids, they also have great videos on how things are made 

    Meet the Helpers-Video on Lineworkers from Knowitall.org

    Meet the Helpers-Video on 911 Operator from Knowitall.org

    Meet the Helpers- Video on Meterologist from Knowitall.org

    Pop a Job- Students play a spelling game to determine the job on the board 

    SciGirls-Is your daugher interested in STEM? Here is show and activities that promotes STEM to young ladies

    EngineerGirl- Information about being an Engineering (various types), what it takes to get into college and club/program information

    MyNextMove- Career exploration search engine 

    TexasCrews- This site will help parents and students make informed decisions on types of post-secondary options

    Books: 

    Cool Careers in Sports by: Audra Wallace

    Animal Hospital: Rescuing Urban Wildlife by: Julia Coey

    So, You want to Work with Animals by: J. M. Bedell

    What Is an Archaeologist? by: Libby Romero

    Entrepreneurship: Create Your Own Business by: Alex Kahan

    What Is a Scientist? by: Barbara Lehn

    100 Things to Be When You Grow Up by: Lisa Gerry

    Electricians by: Gary Sprott

    Will the Civil Engineer by: Chadd Kahlsdorf

    You Wouldn't Want to Live without Nurses by: Fiona Macdonald

    Special Effects Make-up Artist by: Jonathan Craig

    Teens' Guide to College & Career Planning

Palacios High School

  • Listed below are resources and books you can use for your children in grades 9-12. Click on the links to be directed to the site. If you are in search of something specific please feel free to reach out to our Career and Technical Education (CTE) department and we would be delighted to help. 

    Sites:

    Xello- Career Exploration program used from K-12th to track student interest, build resume, teacher recommendations and assistance with college application 

    EngineerGirl- Information about being an Engineering (various types), what it takes to get into college and club/program information

    MyNextMove- Career exploration search engine 

    TexasCrews- This site will help parents and students make informed decisions on types of post-secondary options

    Occupational Outlook- See what is trending in our area and around the country

    Texas Reality Check- Will you be able to afford the lifestyle you want? 

    Texas Oncourse- College and Career Preparation 

    Books: 

    Animal Hospital: Rescuing Urban Wildlife by: Julia Coey

    So, You want to Work with Animals by: J. M. Bedell

    What Is an Archaeologist? by: Libby Romero

    Entrepreneurship: Create Your Own Business by: Alex Kahan

    What Is a Scientist? by: Barbara Lehn

    Electricians by: Gary Sprott

    Special Effects Make-up Artist by: Jonathan Craig

    Teens' Guide to College & Career Planning

    Girl Mogul: Dream It. Do It. Change the World by: Tiffany Pham

    Skilled Trade Professionals: A Practical Career Guide by: Corbin Collins