Entries by Chad Vail

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 […]

Military Magnet Academy Hosts “Rover Ruckus” FIRST Tech Challenge Season Kickoff Event

On Saturday, September 8, 2018, Military Magnet Academy’s “Robo Eagles”, along with “Rohming Robots“, MMA’s sister team, hosted the First Tech Challenge game season kickoff “Rover Ruckus!” The exciting event was staged for competitive robotics teams from throughout South Carolina to kickoff the new season! In the 2019 First Tech Challenge season, teams will explore STEM concepts through a […]

Students Launch School Year with NASA Career Fair and Astronaut Visits

Article written by Sully Recine with CCSD Office of Strategy & Communications: http://www.ccsdschools.com/news/what_s_new/students_launch_school_year_with_n_a_s_a On Wednesday, Aug. 29 almost 1000 Charleston County School District students from over 20 schools attended the STEM Career Fair where they saw demonstrations of NASA’s new heavy-lift rocket, the Space Launch System. The event, hosted by Charleston County Government in conjunction […]

CCSD Students Participate in Charleston Regional Youth Apprenticeships Signing Day

On a beautiful morning in July, 56 students and recent high school graduates (including 26 from seven Charleston County School District schools), were honored at the 5th annual Charleston Regional Youth Apprenticeships Signing Day. Trident Technical College (TTC) and the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce host the celebration and lead the way on this innovative program. Students, graduates, business […]

Clemson Architecture Center in Charleston Hosts 2 Career Exploration Camps for CCSD High School Students

Clemson Architecture Center in Charleston (CAC.C) hosted two very special week long career camps this summer for students considering a career in architecture. These two camps allowed twice the number of students to attend this summer after a very successful pilot camp last summer.  A total of 23 CCSD high school students completed the 2018 Architecture Career Summer […]

C. E. Williams Middle School Hosts SeaPerch Under Water Robotics Camp for Girls

Rising seventh and eighth grade girls from C. E. Williams Middle School participated in a special camp this summer. Led by CTE educator John Shell, participating students got to design and build their very own SeaPerch Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV). Thanks to the Shadowmoss Neighborhood Pool for hosting the students and their underwater robots for […]