Entries by Chad Vail

Students from Daniel Jenkins Academy Visit HVAC Lab at Trident Technical College

Students in Ms. Shekema Hamm’s Career and Technology Education program at Daniel Jenkins Academy recently received a campus tour of Trident Technical College from recruiting representative, Mr. Mark Yearty. Mr. Yearty stressed the importance of 3 things to the students interested in attending TTC after high school: Completing their application for admission on time Submitting their […]

Students Compete at 2017 SeaPeach Underwater Robotics Challenge

Over 100 students from throughout Charleston recently competed in the 2017 SeaPerch Charleston Challenge at the Danny Jones Pool complex in North Charleston. Teams from local high and middle schools designed underwater robots and competed with them in various challenges. Students were also judged on their poster and presentation skills, and an overall composite score […]

James Island CHS Students Earn Future Business Leaders of America Awards at State Conference

Congratulations to the James Island Charter High School chapter of FBLA on their success at the SC FBLA State Leadership Conference, held in North Charleston this past weekend! FBLA Adviser Ms. Angela Childs-Kindred reported the team did extremely well earning seven first place winners and one fourth place winner who will compete at the National Leadership Conference […]

Students in Computer Science Class at Military Magnet Academy Learn About Networking from Local ECPI University Professor

Ms. Ferrette-Clark’s Exploring Computer Science students at Military Magnet Academy recently enjoyed a lesson on network cabling from a representative from ECPI University. “Mr. Powers from ECPI had my students fully engaged in creating CAT5 network cables”, said Ms. Ferrette-Clark.  Thanks to Mr. Powers for investing his time in the Exploring Computer Science class at […]

AT&T Store Hosts Marketing and Entrepreneurship Students from R. B. Stall High School

Students in Mr. Michael Breedlove’s Marketing and Entrepreneurship classes at R. B. Stall HS recently visited an AT&T  retail store for work-based learning experiences. Students had the opportunity to see the different positions at the retail store and how they interact with other divisions of AT&T. Students also got valuable suggestions on how to deliver […]

Wando Graduate and CTE Completer in Horticulture Lands Job Caring for MLB Seattle Mariners Turf

Katie Donohoe, Horticulture Teacher at Wando High School shared this wonderful CTE Success Story about one of her recent graduates: Dylan Gress has already compiled quite a resume since graduating from Wando HS as a CTE Completer in horticulture. As a member of the Horry-Georgetown Tech Turf Management Program, he helped maintain the Coastal Carolina baseball team’s field. When […]

Wando Culinary Arts and Management Teams Enjoy Success at ProStart Event

The Wando Culinary Arts and Management teams represented very well again this year at the 2017 South Carolina ProStart Invitational March 5-7 in Myrtle Beach!   The culinary arts team won 2nd place and was award thousands of dollars in scholarships.  The management team won 4th place. “We are very proud of both teams”, said Chef […]

Stevens Towing Providing On-the-Job Training in Welding for Baptist Hill MHS Spring Interns

Students from Baptist Hill Middle High School are receiving on-the-job training in welding as a part of their spring semester internship program with Stevens Towing in Yonges Island.  Huge thanks to all the professionals at Stevens Towing that are mentoring these young men in this terrific work-based learning partnership!  

Middle & High School Students Visit SPAWAR for “Day at the Lab” Experience

SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic held its annual “Day at the Lab” on February 28th. Middle and high school students from throughout the Charleston region were invited for a behind the scenes tour. Students were welcomed by Rear Admiral Lewis in the Command Briefing Theater. He described the many high demand, high wage STEM career opportunities in both […]