Entries by Chad Vail

Nail Technology Students from West Ashley High School Showcase their Designs

Ms. Helen Shepherd shared these samples of the creative work her students are doing in the Nail Technology program at West Ashley High School. Students can earn their Nail Technician license in this CTE Program. Thanks to Ms. Shepherd for sharing the excellent work of her students Kasey Cunningham, Kinsley Kemp, Elisa Dillon, Em Dinh, […]

Butcher & Bee Hosts North Charleston HS and West Ashley HS Students for Work-based Learning Visit

Students from West Ashley High School and North Charleston High School enjoyed a wonderful field trip facilitated by YEScarolina to Butcher & Bee restaurant in downtown Charleston on March 30, 2017.  The group for this structured field study experience was comprised of students from Ms. Eva Rutiri’s Entrepreneurship class and Fundamentals of Web Page Design class […]

Students from Daniel Jenkins Academy Get Behind the Scenes Tour of Belmond Charleston Place Hotel

“The field trip was a great success!”, Ms. Shekema Hamm said after her students from Daniel Jenkins Academy got a behind the scenes tour from top to bottom of the Belmond Charleston Place Hotel from Mickey Bakst, General Manager of the Charleston Grill. Mr. Bakst greeted the students in the grand hotel’s lobby and spent some time […]

Celebrity Chef from Latvia Provides Cooking Demo for Military Magnet Academy Culinary Students

Students in Chef Kim Ortego’s Culinary Arts CTE Program at Military Magnet Academy were treated to a visit from a celebrity chef from Latvia on Tuesday, March 28th! Chef Karlis Visockis provided an interactive cooking demo focused on European cuisine. Stephen Wyatt with the CCSD Department of Communication put together this amazing INTERACTIVE PHOTO GALLERY  showing the unmistakable […]

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 […]