Entries by Chad Vail

Charleston Elks Club Hosts West Ashley HS and Military Magnet Academy Students for Municipal Job Shadowing and Special Luncheon

Thank you to the members of the Elks Lodge 242 of Charleston for welcoming students from Military Magnet Academy and West Ashley High School for a very special career exploration experience on March 7, 2019. Students gathered for breakfast and orientation at the Elks Lodge  before departing for their governmental job shadowing hosts for the […]

West Ashley Culinary Arts Students Compete in ProStart Invitational

  Thank you Jason Wheless, West Ashley High School Culinary Arts Teacher for submitting this CTE Success Story about your students’ recent trip to Greenville for the ProStart Invitational Competition. The West Ashley culinary team finished 3rd at the SC ProStart Invitational in Greenville, SC. The students had one hour to prepare an elegant three-course meal […]

City of Charleston Mayor Welcomes St. Johns HS Students for Annual Job Shadowing Day with Municipal Departments

Students from St. Johns High School recently had the opportunity to shadow various departments in the City of Charleston. This annual day of student job shadowing is organized by the Mayor’s office for Children, Youth, & Families. Students arrived at Charleston’s historic City Hall and gathered in the City Counsel Chamber. Lindsey Barrios, City Docent shared the history […]

CCSMS and Laing MS Capture Championships at 9th Annual Charleston SeaPerch Underwater Robotics Challenge

Teams from Charleston Charter School for Math and Science (CCSMS) and Laing Middle School beat out their peers in the 9th annual Charleston SeaPerch Regional Challenge to claim overall victories. The Charleston Charter School for Math & Science Team H2Oh! and the Laing MS Red Rockets are going to the International SeaPerch Challenge at the University […]

St. Johns High School Students Participate in “Reality of Money” Financial Literacy Day Thanks to Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union

Students at St. Johns High School participated in the Reality of Money simulation sponsored by Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union this week. This activity is an interactive educational program designed to show high school students how their financial choices can impact their budget and lifestyle. Students received a character profile that outlined their income, credit […]

Wando Advanced Robotics Team Ready for FIRST Robotics Challenge Competition

Wando High School is proud to announce that Wando Advanced Robotics has completed this year’s robot, Atlas, for FRC’s 2019 competition, Destination: Deep Space. The senior and junior veteran team members, with the help of corporate mentors from IBM, Crunchy Data, and Indexic, took the lead in designing and building Atlas while at the same […]

West Ashley High School Early Childhood Education Students Attend 2019 SCECA Conference

Thank you Ms. Butler for submitting this CTE Success Story, including pictures, from your students recent work-based learning trip to the South Carolina Early Childhood Association (SCECA) conference in Greenville. Early Childhood Education students from West Ashley High School recently attended the South Carolina Early Childhood Association (SCECA) conference in Greenville, SC during the week of January […]

Lowcountry-Peedee Robotics League Tournament Causes ROVER RUCKUS at Military Magnet Academy

Special thanks to Ms. Carla Ferrette-Clark, CTE Instructor of Information Technology at Military Magnet Academy and FTC Robotics Team Adviser for submitting this report on the FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics League Tournament held February 2. On Saturday, February 2nd, 18 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) FTC teams from the Lowcountry and Peedee areas converged […]

Publix Spotlight Career Cafe & Interviews at Burke High School

Students at Burke High School recently met with professionals from the soon to open Publix location on Spring Street in Downtown Charleston. Participating students had the opportunity to learn about the high expectations for Publix  employees, and the terrific opportunities for training and career advancement available. The Career Cafe was organized by Mr. Alvin Lumkin, Career […]

Military Magnet Academy Students Get Hands-On with Race Cars Thanks to Universal Technical Institute Visit

Students from Military Magnet Academy recently got up close and personal with several race cars thanks to a parking lot visit by Universal Technical Institute representatives! Students enjoyed learning about the competitive cars and the programs offered by UTI in high demand, high wage careers. Thank you Mr. Coull for staging this experiential learning opportunity at […]