Entries by Chad Vail

Charleston Brace Company Visits 4th Grade at Mitchell Math and Science Elementary

The Charleston Brace Company team, led by owner Mr. Nathaniel Jackson, recently visited 4th graders at Mitchell Math and Science Elementary School. Mr. Jackson and other professionals from his team provided several experiential learning opportunities for the students to better understand the service Charleston Brace Company provides. “This career speakers’ message aligned with the students’ current course work on the skeletal […]

Military Magnet Academy Celebrates National STEM Day by Welcoming Guest Speaker from Cantey Tech

Military Magnet Academy celebrated National STEM Day on November 8th with an inspirational guest speaker from Cantey Tech Consulting. Guest speaker Mr. Greg Peralta, Cantey Tech’s Vice-president of Sales shared information relevant to our Cadet Scholars’ success as future leaders, both professionally and as citizens in our community.  Mr. Peralta talked about his professional experience with the Cantey Tech Consulting team […]

Morningside Middle School Parents and Students Enjoy Special Saturday PLTW Gateway to Technology Event

Students in Mr Glickman’s Project Lead The Way Gateway to Technology class at Morningside Middle School invited their families for a special Saturday morning build session! Scholars led their parents through the design process they learned in their PLTW Gateway to Technology classes and showed off the projects they had been working so hard on […]

North Charleston Elementary FIRST LEGO League Robotics Team Earns Award at Regional Event

Congratulations to the North Charleston FIRST LEGO League Robotics Team on their success in the recent regional FLL qualifier event hosted by Colleton County High School. The team brought home the Judges Award and 2 individual awards! Here is the message NCES Principal Jeff Beckwith shared with his faculty about the team’s success at the event […]

Marketing Students from Military Magnet Academy Visit Local Marketing Firms

Students from Military Magnet Academy had the chance to visit two local marketing firms recently: Stingray Branding and Bernstein Lash Marketing in West Ashley. Team members for the two closely related companies welcomed the MMA marketing students to their office and shared how they provide quality marketing, web site design and branding services to many companies, […]

Culinary Arts Students from Military Magnet Academy Explore Careers at Wild Dunes Resort

Chef Kimberly Ortego, Culinary Arts instructor & CTE Department Chair at Military Magnet Academy provided the following summary of her students’ recent work-based learning visit to Wild Dunes Resort on Isle of Palms. This work-based learning opportunity is possible thanks to the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce Career Academy program which encouraged and facilitates business partner […]

Zucker Middle School Students Practice Professional Skills through Special Breast Cancer Awareness Project

Students at Zucker Middle School learned about Breast Cancer Awareness throughout the month of October. They completed a special display for their classroom door and worked in groups to research and discuss the disease. Using Google Slides, each small group shared what they learned from their research. This project-based learning opportunity allowed the students to practice healthy teamwork […]

Students from North Charleston High School Hosted by Women in Homeland Security for Airport Security Tour

October 24, 2018 – North Charleston, SC – 6 students from  North Charleston High School participated in a work-based learning field-trip to Charleston International Airport. The experience was hosted by Women in Homeland Security.DeAnjula Knight, Abriona Lockwood, Tiffany Smalls, Daijha Ackerman, Joemal Murphy, and Stella King all got to see behind the scenes of an airport security […]

Students from School of the Arts and Academic Magnet Participate in Midway Physics Day at State Fair

Students from Academic Magnet HS and Charleston County School of the Arts recently attended a special event called “Midway Physics Day” at the SC State Fair in Columbia in cooperation with the University of South Carolina. “Students logged scientific data on rides, participated in physics demonstrations, and met with members of USC faculty to talk about physics related careers. […]

Feb. 2, 2019 – Youth Apprenticeship Information Session

Trident Technical College will be hosting the annual comprehensive information session about Charleston Regional Youth Apprenticeships program, including 2 PLTW Engineering Assistant youth apprenticeships, on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 at Thornley (Main) Campus in the College Center, bldg. 920,  from 9 a.m. to noon. CLICK HERE FOR EVENT FLYER Students, parents, teachers, and counselors interested in learning […]