Academies

St. Joseph Construction Science Trade Academy

This academy is designed to introduce high school juniors and seniors to the various fields of technical and skill trades such as plumbing, carpentry and more. It focuses on various careers that may not require a four-year college degree but may require a post-secondary vocational or apprenticeship program.

- Course instructor: Al Rohleder

- Available in both fall and spring semesters


You can support the Bishop Carroll St. Joseph Trade Academy by purchasing a portable
building (similar to the one pictured above), built by this year's students.

10' x 16' Side Lofted Storage Barn - $3,000

  • Asphalt shingles to match your home
  • Painted siding and cedar trim to match your home
  • Delivered to your prepared location (ICT area) early May 2018
  • Features:
    • Treated plywood flooring and sub-structure
    • 6' x 6' walk-in door
    • Two (2) vinyl single hung windows
    • "Premium grade" lumber used throughout
    • Painted LP Smart-side panel siding; Cedar trim
    • Continuous soffit and ridge vents installed
    • Foil-faced OSB roof sheathing (cooler inside)
    • Two (2) 4x8 interior loft areas included
    • All needed hardware installed
  • Market value: $4,000

Note: 50% deposit is required. To register your interest, please call the school at 316-722-2390 or contact Al Rohleder at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

St. Benedict Engineering Academy/Project Lead the Way

Project Lead the Way (PLTW) is the leading provider of rigorous and innovative Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education and curricular programs used in middle and high schools across the nation.

- Course Instructors: Eric Weber and Ryan Biedron

- Available in both fall and spring semesters

St. Gianna Health Academy

Health Academy allows selected BCCHS students to attend class and shadow doctors and nurses at Via Christi Hospital.  Students observe surgeries, therapy and other patient care, and complete a college medical terminology course.

- Course Instructor: Karla Denlinger

- Available in both fall and spring semesters

- More information available at www.stgianna.org.

Tom Seiler Teaching Academy

The Teaching Academy is an innovative partnership of our Catholic community (Newman University and BCCHS) that supports parishes in low-income communities.  The outcome of the Teaching Academy is aimed at achieving a pipeline of teachers for the Catholic community.

- Course Instructor: Alan Schuckman

- Named after former BCCHS instructor Tom Seiler

- Only offered fall semester