Pinkerton Academy senior Ryan Neil takes work-based learning to new heights. Starting at age 13, Ryan’s Sugar Shack got its start by tapping two trees. Five years later, he now has 1,500 taps which produced 250 gallons of maple syrup. This year, with the addition of a vacuum system, he is on track to produce 400 to 500 gallons of syrup. Pinkerton has its own sugar house which is part of their Natural Resources CTE program. Learn more from this segment which recently aired on WMUR’s Chronicle.
This year’s Construction Career Days are scheduled for September 27th and 28th from 8:30-12:30. It will be held at the Hillsborough County Youth Center Foundation in New Boston, NH. New Hampshire Construction Career Days (NHCCD) exposes New Hampshire high school students to possible career paths in both the construction and transportation industries through a hands-on exhibits and educational resources. Labor unions, construction companies, school districts, state agencies, trade and professional organizations collaborate to provide the students with an introduction to various aspects of construction.
This event increases career awareness in the construction and transportation industries through hands-on experience with heavy equipment, welding, small tools, plumbing, electrical wiring, surveying, waste water management, bridge construction, land clearing, underground utilities, and other construction related jobs. Several secondary educational resources and career training pathways are available for students to learn about. Professionals from a wide array of construction related work are available to speak with students and answer questions about their experiences in the construction industry and why they are so passionate about their career.
The day is open to all high school students, both male and female, via registration through a participating school. In fact, one of the goals of this event is to Increase the attendance of women and minorities participating in this event to a target attendance of 25%. Last year we were able to reach out to just over 14% females and 21% minorities.
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Students at the Berlin Regional Career and Technical Education Center’s Welding Program sweep the skills USA state championships placing 1st, Noah Cornish 2nd, Jason Binette and 3rd, John Arquin. The Berlin Regional Career and Technical Center’s Welding programs instructor is the longtime teacher and welding instructor Dennis Carrier. He is no stranger to going to nationals. He has created many amazing welders for years. This year’s class is very special to him. Berlin will represent the state in Louisville, KY at the national championships in June!!
FFA State President, Sydney Wilson traveled to Washington D.C. to represent agriculture and FFA on Capitol Hill for National Ag Day! She had the opportunity to talk to New Hampshire staff in the Senate and Congress about important agricultural topics. She even was able to meet National Secretary of Agriculture; Sonny Perdue! We hope you enjoy the rest of National Ag Week and continue to celebrate agriculture every day!
SkillsUSA New Hampshire in partnership with the Manchester Monarchs is pleased to announce SkillsUSA New Hampshire Appreciation Night at the Manchester Monarch’s on April 7, 2018 at 6:00pm. SkillsUSA Members, Advisors, Business Partners, Alumni, Family and Friends are all invited to attend this wonderful event. The cost per ticket is $10.00 (Normally $25.00). Come celebrate a night of fun and company as we celebrate the success of the 2018 State Conference and the 2017-2018 School Year. Let’s pack the house !! Tickets
Career and Technical Student Organizations State Officers from across New Hampshire will be attending CTSO Day at the State House Library Map Room on Tuesday, February 6th from 9am to 1pm. All elected officials and CTE School Administrators are invited and encouraged to attend. State officers will present to our elected officials to increase CTSO awareness. Stop by and see what is happening with your state organizations! Have your BP checked, and view 3-D printing demonstrations! Promotional items and refreshments provided. Support your NH CTSOs!
Parking is available in the School Street Garage. On street parking 2 hour limit. Don’t forget your canned good(s)