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Technology Education


Jeff Dravis: 218-237-6472
Denny Sleen: 218-237-6470

Technology Education Course Offerings

Park Rapids Area High School offers a wide range of industrial technology courses including auto maintenance, metals processing, electronics, welding, drafting, aviation, engineering, woods, and building trades. Safety glasses are required and must be provided by the student for all industrial technology classes. 

The Industrial Technology Department provides opportunities for experience with developing insights into the broad aspects of industry such as construction, energy, communications, manufacturing, and transportation. It concerns itself with industrial production and servicing, including such principles as application of mechanisms, creation of new ideas and products, implication for consumer literacy, wise application of leisure time, respect of quality workmanship, and skills essential toward vocational proficiency. The curriculum provides course and experiences of a vocational nature for students entering post-high school programs and opportunities for students interested in exploring more deeply the vocational, cultural understanding and consumer aspect of American Industry.


  • Auto & Power Equipment
  • Metals Processes
  • Woods Processes
  • Drafting
  • Electronics
  • Welding/Machining
  • Intro to Engineering
  • Furniture Reconstruction
  • Advanced Wood
  • Building Trades
  • Auto Mechanics
  • Aviation

SOLD!!!!! House Pictures


 28'x52' 2-BR house built by

Park Rapids High School building construction class.

Includes 2 bedrooms,

2 baths, laundry room,

plumbing and electrical finished on

main level, cabinets complete, Vgroove

vaulted ceiling, ready to

move to site.

Minimum bid of$ 86,000,

sealed bid due by

Monday April 8th at 9:00 AM to

Park Rapids Schools, Attn: Jeff Johnson,

401 Huntsinger Ave.

Park Rapids, MN 56470.

Sales tax and moving expenses paid by the

person who purchases the house.

Bids need to be sent to the Park Rapids Area High School at the address below:

Park Rapids Area High School
Attn: Jeff Johnson
401 Huntsinger Ave.
Park Rapids, MN 56470.

Sales tax and moving expenses must be paid by the person who purchases the house.