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Welcome to ROC!

The KHSD Regional Occupational Center is a public education career/technical training institution. There are a variety of programs offered to those interested in developing or improving job skills. All courses are designed to prepare students for entry-level employment. Classes at ROC are open to high school juniors, seniors, and adults.


Recent Posts

  • A Game of Chicken

    A Game of Chicken

    ROC Animal Care students recently completed a fun and interesting assignment. Students were tasked with skinning and removing the feathers of a chicken, dissecting it, identifying its vital organs, and […]

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  • Auto Body’s Flammable Liquids Lesson

    Auto Body’s Flammable Liquids Lesson

      ROC Fire Fighting lead teacher Gary Frank, KCFD Battalion Chief, Ret., took time from his class to give Mr. Cruz‘s ROC Auto Body a lecture and demonstration on the […]

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  • The Perfect School Year

    The Perfect School Year

    Congratulations to both our morning and afternoon session students who completed the entire 2nd semester with Perfect Attendance.  A breakfast / luncheon was held in their honor to acknowledge their achievement. […]

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  • Now Working … Your Animal Care class of 2016

    Now Working … Your Animal Care class of 2016

    Mrs. Eyraud, program coordinator for ROC Animal Care is pleased to announce that the following 2015-2016 Animal Care students have accepted employment offers within the Animal Care field: Christina Hatlestad […]

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  • Afternoon Luau

    Afternoon Luau

    Several times throughout the year the ROC Administrative Office Assistant and ROC Bookkeping / Accounting students have had an “event planning” lesson where they are given the opportunity to plan, budget, and […]

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  • ROC Exploration Day 2016

    ROC Exploration Day 2016

    If you’ve never toured our campus, then you have no idea what you are missing! The magic of ROC amazes community members and business partners when they visit for the […]

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  • April 2016 Perfect Attendance

    April 2016 Perfect Attendance

    Congratulations to those students who earned Perfect Attendance at ROC for the month of April (pictured below). We will soon be having a special program for those students who had […]

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  • Airplanes, Tractor Pulls, and Sack Races

    Airplanes, Tractor Pulls, and Sack Races

    Friday the 13th? No worries! Although we did have to cancel an earlier Fun Friday due to rain, there was no way that superstition was going to impede on our […]

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  • AG Food Science Gets……”Chopped”

    AG Food Science Gets……”Chopped”

    ROC Olympics is always a great time for students to show-off the skills they’ve acquired throughout the year. Ag Food Science students were up for the challenge. Congratulations to all […]

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  • Class Celebrates Their Year at ROC

    Class Celebrates Their Year at ROC

    As part of their coursework, the morning ROC Administrative Office Assistant and ROC Bookkeeping classes learned Event Planning and Implementation throughout the year. For their final event, they were able […]

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