Western Area Career and Technology Center (WACTC)
Vocational career counseling is available through any
of the school counselors, the Career Resource Center and any career
education special events and programs held throughout the school year.
Students in grades 10, 11, and 12 may elect a course of study
that would include a half-day program at the Western Area Career and
Technology Center in Houston, PA.
Students choosing this scheduling option have a six (6) period
day at the high school in the morning which is normally adequate to
meet requirements for graduation. The program at Western Area Career and
Technology Center requires faithful attendance. Chronic absenteeism
will result in removal from the program.
Disciplinary infractions at Western Area Career and
Technology Center will be reported to the Peters Township High School
Administration. Students must follow the Peters Township High School
Handbook while attending the High School and the Western Area Career and
Technology Center's rules, guidelines, and procedures apply while at
At any time that the Administration from either school
believes the student's best interest would be served by the student
returning to the home school, this action will be considered and a
meeting held with the parents/guardians and the Grade Level Assistant
Principal to review the matter.
See the Course Description Booklet for courses offered at WACTC or the WACTC web site: www.wactc.net.
WACTC is excited to offer a new program for the 2012-2013 school year. Please see these documents. If interested, please stop in to the Counseling Office.
Note: On days that WACTC is in session and
PTHS is not, School District buses pick our students up at home and
transport them to the Career and Technology Center. At the end of their
day, they are transported from the Career and Technology Center to their
homes. For additional information, please contact the Transportation