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Welding Competition winners!

 

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Northern Penobscot Tech Region III

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Calendar icon December 17, 2014      Categories icon Read more in: News and Student Success

Welding students from NPT Region III attended and competed in the ABC Craft Competition in Augusta on November 21, 2014. Each year Associated Builders and Contractors of Maine host the Craft Championships at the Augusta Civic Center. Utilizing the Civic Center's Main Auditorium, there is over 24,500 square feet of hands-on activities for high school students to engage in. Maine's Craft Championships is unique to any others in the nation because our industry trades people work directly with...

 

KVCC's Mobile Solar Lab Visits SCRTC

 

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St. Croix Regional Technical Center

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Calendar icon December 15, 2014      Categories icon Read more in: Archives, Events, News, and Student Success

  Article Written by Amy Hudnor, KVCC Solar PV Program Manager.

Because KVCC is in central Maine and serves the northeast region, our travels with the mobile solar lab typically start "southbound on the turnpike" - by hopping on I-95 and heading south. In November, however, the KVCC solar road show headed east - as far east as we could go without being stopped by customs officials - to the St. Croix Regional Tech. Center in Calais, Maine. St. Croix Regional Technical Center (SCRTC) gets...

 
 

Painting for a Purpose Auction 2014

 

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Portland Arts & Technology High School

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Calendar icon November 21, 2014      Categories icon Read more in: News and Student Success

Painting for a Purpose brings people together to create hand-painted “whimsical” furniture, then hosts an annual auction to sell the items and uses the proceeds to fund youth-led service learning grants for students in the Portland Public Schools. Students are invited to write grants about how they want to make a difference in the community. They must identify a community need, conduct research, propose a plan, devise a budget and document their learning as part of the grant writing...

 

Harvest Meal 2014

 

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Portland Arts & Technology High School

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Calendar icon November 21, 2014      Categories icon Read more in: News and Student Success

Every year the Food Service program prepares a Harvest Meal around Thanksgiving time, an event that has been around for over 20 years. The students prepare turkey (usually 18-20 large turkeys, which are donated by PATHS staff), stuffing, potato, squash, veggies, cranberry sauce, gravy, rolls, and around 100 pies. They serve the meal to the students and staff in the building (at least 600 people) as well as inviting their families to show off their hard work.

The food service program...

 

Portland Public Schools STEM Expo

 

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Portland Arts & Technology High School

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Calendar icon November 21, 2014      Categories icon Read more in: News and Student Success

The Portland Public Schools, in partnership with EnviroLogix, held its first STEM Exposition on Monday, Nov. 10, at Portland’s Ocean Gateway Terminal, which was filled with crowds watching students demonstrate their knowledge in STEM: science, technology, engineering and math.

The exhibitions included one in which students used a 3D printer to print such plastic objects such as a toy frog and miniature race car and others in which they demonstrated engineering concepts or explained how...

 

DIVERSIFIED OCCUPATIONS HOSTS THE SECOND ANNUAL SENIOR LUNCH

 

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Lake Region Vocational Center

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Calendar icon November 19, 2014      Categories icon Read more in: Events, News, and Student Success

LRVC hosted its second annual Senior Lunch which was prepared and served by the Diversified Occupations Program students from grades 8,9, and 10. Over 70 senior citizens from surrounding communities attended a delicious senior lunch and feasted on a turkey dinner with all the trimmings. Guests were treated to either strawberry shortcake or berry crisp for dessert.

 

DO YOU WANT TO BE AN EMT OR FIREFIGHTER?

 

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Lake Region Vocational Center

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Calendar icon November 19, 2014      Categories icon Read more in: News

Lake Region Vocational Center is offering a Firefighter I and II Program and a Basic EMT Class for students from Lake Region High School, Sacopee Valley High School, or Fryeburg Academy, the three high schools that send students to the vocational center.

Upon completion of the EMT class and success at passing all National Registry Exams, students will receive their Maine EMS Basic EMT License which will allow students to work at any ambulance service. LRVC has contracted with United...

 

Forestry and Wood Harvesting Students Work on Obtaining their CPR Certification

 

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Foster Career and Technical Education Center

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Calendar icon November 14, 2014      Categories icon Read more in: Events, News, and Student Success

Students in the Blue Day and Gold Day Forestry/ Wood Harvesting classes have been working with Kim Lynch, Primary Care Consultants, on gaining the skills and knowledge needed to obtain their CPR certification. Kim has been training CLP (Certified Logging Professionals) for quite some time, and graciously offers her services here at Foster CTE !

 

 

Cumberland County Sheriff’s Correctional Officers visit the Law Enforcement Program

 

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Lake Region Vocational Center

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Calendar icon November 12, 2014      Categories icon Read more in: Events and News

On Wednesday, November 12, 2014, Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office Master Correctional Officers, Bryan LeBlanc and Mark Renna, visited the Lake Region Vocational Center Law Enforcement program to talk with students about the field of corrections. Senior Officers LeBlanc and Renna showed a video on the history and philosophy of corrections, explained their job duties and responsibilities at the county jail, discussed future careers in corrections, and answered questions from the first year...

 
 
 
 

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