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Extracurricular Programs

Students are welcome to participate in activities/sports through their home high schools.

TCHS offers school clubs/chapters such as SkillsUSA, FFA, along with HOSA.  This will allow extra leadership opportunities, and the chance to compete at district, state and national competitions.


In Skills-USA, students learn-by planning and carrying out their own activities 


“The job I’m starting after graduation is from a contact I made while in Skills-USA.” 


“One benefit of Skills-USA is the people you meet. The friendships you develop will last a lifetime.” 


“Being a member of Skills-USA gives me a relationship with other students who have similar career goals.”


Skills-USA Championships

The Skills-USA Championships is the show case activity of the Skills-USA organization. This annual event begins with contests in classrooms. Winners advance through district or regional events, to state competition. Only the best make it to the national event. Students benefit no matter how they place in their contests. They test their skills, make job contacts, and have a chance for recognition. State and national winners receive gold, silver, and bronze medallions, scholarships, tools and other awards. The national championships is considered the largest single-day of corporate voluntarism in America.


Visit for a complete list of national competitions.


What is Skills-USA?


SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit student organization that serves students enrolled in career and technical education training programs at our nations public high schools and colleges. SkillsUSA’s mission is to empower its members to become world class workers and responsible American citizens.  Skills-USA complements technical skills training with instruction in the employ-ability skills that make a well-rounded worker and citizen. Founded in 1965, Skills-USA has developed nearly 9.5 million workers through active partnerships between employers and educators.


Be a Champion Our Membership Skills-USA has approximately 15,000 school chapters in 54 state and territorial associations, and serves more than 300,000 members annually. More than 16,000 instructors and administrators are professional members of Skills-USA.


Skills-USA members are known in our schools and communities as leaders and skilled professional in training. 




Technical Careers High School FFA


FFA is for everyone - not just future farmers and ranchers. FFA prepares students by helping them develop leadership and life skills that will shape their decision-making and values for the rest of their lives.


What is FFA?


FFA is a dynamic youth organization that changes lives and prepares members for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.


FFA develops members’ potential and helps them discover their talent through hands-on experiences, which give members the tools to achieve real-world success.


Members are future chemists, veterinarians, government officials, entrepreneurs, bankers, international business leaders, teachers and premier professionals in many career fields.


FFA is an intracurricular student organization for those interested in agriculture and leadership. It is one of the three components of agricultural education.


The official name of the organization is the National FFA Organization. The letters “FFA” stand for Future Farmers of America. These letters are a part of our history and our heritage that will never change.


Where is FFA?


FFA is across the nation and right here at Technical Careers High School! FFA membership nationwide consists of 735,038 student members in grades 7 through 12 who belong to one of 8,817 local FFA chapters throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Idaho FFA currently has 5,274 active members and 95 FFA chapters with 144 FFA advisors.


Why Join FFA?


  1. Leadership

FFA can help you become a leader. Through FFA, members strengthen their personal skills, learn to manage their time and discover how to respect themselves and gain respect from others. 


  1. Competitions (CDEs and LDEs)

FFA offers many opportunities for recognition at the local, state and national levels. From floriculture to livestock evaluation to welding to food science to public speaking - there is a Career Development Event or Leadership Development Event for everyone to compete in. 


  1. Scholarships

The National FFA Organization distributes millions of dollars in scholarships each year. Many agricultural businesses and organizations also sponsor private scholarships to assist agriculture students going to college. 


Interested in joining the FFA? Contact Ms. Dey at