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The Santa Cruz County Regional Occupational Program (ROP) provides students with the opportunity to acquire academic, career and technical skills and to prepare for life-long learning and success in the changing workplace.

Dental Assisting Program signups and procedures are now in place for Fall 2017. Click the link above for more information.

Students interested in the Medical Assisting Class please download an Application, fill it out, and signup for an orientation (Mar 28, Apr 13 or Apr 28) as soon as you can. The priority deadline is May 1st, 2017.

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ROP Students training for Career and College readiness.

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Aliyah Wilson wins scholarship

Congrats to Aliyah Wilson, a Costanoa High School senior enrolled in the Agriculture Production class, who recently received a $500 scholarship from the Aptos Garden Club for enrolling in Horticulture classes at Cabrillo College.

She was selected for one of two scholarships given to high school students. Instructor Kim Woodland and Steve Hambright, Costanoa principal, were at the Garden Club meeting on April 13, 2017 when Aaliyah (center) was presented the award. It was an honor to introduce her and it was a proud moment for ROP and our school community.

Congrats Berri Michel

Project Bike Trip founder, Berri Michel, was recognized by Bike Santa Cruz County with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Volunteer of the Year - Lorenzo Holguin

Congrats to Lorenzo for being recognized by the United Way of Santa Cruz County for his years of service with the Watsonville Bike Shack Cooperative .

John Lennon Bus

Scotts Valley Students have won the opportunity to Record on John Lennon Bus click the link above to read the story.

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