Early Childhood Education students have started gaining hands-on experience two days a week and assisting in the classroom at Bright Futures. The students look forward to this experience every week!
Building Trades students are out at the job site working with Habitat for Humanity on house # 53.
The Health Occupations class has received their CPR certification and have completed their IDPH finger printing. Students will begin their clinical experience at Seminary Manor in the next couple of weeks. Students are required by Illinois Department of Public Health to complete 40 hours of clinical time and to test out on 21 skills which include bathing, dressing, and feeding to successfully complete the course.
Fire Science students got out and visited Captain Selliers at the Fremont Street fire station. Students enjoyed seeing the day to day activities of a on duty fire fighter.
CNA students have been learning the twenty one skills needed when they begin their clinical rotation at Seminary Manor. Students have been certified in CPR and will be fingerprinted this week. Students are very excited to get started at the nursing home.
The Law Enforcement class has been learning Emergency 10-Signal Codes. They will be utilizing these codes during the year when we conduct mock traffic stops. Students recently took their first field trip to the Galesburg Police Department where they was introduced to the 911 Communications Center, along with a tour of the jail.
The automotive class has been getting out into the shop. Mr. Gardner has lead the crew, teaching shop safely along with tire rotation, tire replacement, pressure checks, fluid level checks plus inspection of belts and hoses.
Fire Science students have been learning ladder safety, and started to learn the drills they will work on throughout the year. Students are enjoying being outside and getting hands on training.
Engineering students have been busy working on their bridge building project. Students are following the same size requirements of Bradley University bridge competitions. This year, students bridges will be printed on the 3D printer instead of being made from balsa wood.
CNC students are in the shop getting hands on experience on our new CNC machine.