Students in the Robotics Engineering Class have been learning how to setup cars to reach the speed and handling needed to win races. The class setup the competition track today to being practicing for competition.
Ms. LaAlice Hopkins, Principal at Warren County High School and Derrick Fogg, CTE Coordinator for the school district hosted a pizza party celebration for the students that earned a silver rating or better on the ACT Work Keys Assessment. The school had record breaking success this year. Two students earned a platinum rating, the highest awarded, this year. These are the first students from Warren County to earn this level on the test. Seven students received a gold rating compared to only one last year. Great job!
Luci Weldon from the Warren Record visited with Derrick Fogg, CTE Coordinator and Odessa Perry, Career Development Coordinator to discuss Career and Technical Education programs at the school. During the visit, she had a chance to try out the Heavy Equipment Simulator.
Jonte Hawkins, Construction Teacher at Warren County High School and Maggie King-Harris, Nurse Aid instructor at WCHS were recognized at the School Board Meeting in February. These teachers received a bonus check from the state based on the number of students in their classes that earned a industry certification or credential. Congratulations to these two outstanding teachers.
Jonte Hawkins is pictured here with School Board Chair, Barbara Brayboy. Ms. King- Harris was not able to attend the school board meeting.
The AMSTA team met this week to start planning the summer professional development schedule for teachers. The group focus is on advanced manufacturing careers and educating teachers about these careers and how they can help students prepare for their future.
Members of the North Carolina Department of Transportation met with Ernie Conner, Director of Technology and CTE, Dr. Linda Mason, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction, and Odessa Perry, Career Development Coordinator this week to discuss programs and activities that would be done to promote careers in the NCDOT. The group is focusing on heavy equipment operation and highway construction. The group is working on a curriculum that would prepare students for careers in these areas.
Odessa Perry, Career Development Coordinator, School Counselors, The Gear -up Coordinator and School Administrators presented individual academy planning and course guides to each student. They talked about the high school registration process and presented information on courses and enrollment.
Students in the Robotics Engineering I class are learning how to design, engineer, and setup small electronic race cars. They are responsible for providing the best setup possible to obtain the best speed as well one that will drive and stick to the track. The students will compete in a competition against students in this region during the spring.
Students in the Auto Service class at WCHS at work. Mr. Bobbitt, is a ASE Master Certified Instructor and provides a wealth of knowledge to the students.
Students in the Medical Science and Emergency Services at Warren County High School visited the Wake Medical Simulator Lab recently. The students participated in a series of hands on activities concerning medical procedures. This activity was made possible because of a partnership between Wake AHEC and Warren County Schools. Check out pictures from the event.