The Oklahoma City School District is hosting two information fairs about a new structure for high schools.
The Career Academy Showcase is designed to introduce eighth-graders and their families to the district's new career-
Students will be able to attend any of the academies beginning with the freshman class of 2012-13, said district spokeswoman Tierney Tinnin.
As that class ages, the program will expand.
The academies are designed to prepare students for specific careers.
Five academies are planned: engineering at Capitol Hill High School, finance at John Marshall High School, information technology at Oklahoma Centennial High School, health sciences at Northeast Academy and hospitality and tourism at Star Spencer High School.
Two events are planned for Saturday:
Representatives from each school will be on hand to talk with students and parents. Performances are planned, and refreshments will be served.
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For more information about the Career Academy Showcase, go to www.