Baseball and softball are both still playing today. Baseball at 4 & 6. Softball at 5 & 6:30
CTE Fact #25 CTE is learning that works for students and the economy and is at the heart of any agenda focused on opportunity and economic competitiveness. #CTEMonth #CCCTC
Baseball and softball will both be in action tomorrow afternoon. Baseball will play Sebastopol at 4 & 6. Softball will play Kosciusko at 5 & 6:30. Come out and support both of our teams. GO CHARGERS!!
Schedule Change: Due to weather conditions, the junior high baseball games scheduled for today have been moved to Thursday, Feb. 27th at 4:00 and 5:30.
CTE Fact #24 91% of parents of students in CTE believe their child is getting a leg up on their career. #CTEMonth #CCCTC
CTE Fact #23 45% of students say CTE courses provide them with real-world examples that help them better understand academic classes.
CTE Fact #23 45% of students say CTE courses provide them with real-world examples that help them better understand academic classes. #CTEMonth #CCCTC
Good Luck to our HOSA students competing at district conference today!
CTE Fact #22 Unlike the vocational education of the past, which prepared learners for jobs with high levels of work activities at risk for automation, the CTE of today provides a pathway for learners to career with family-sustaining wages. #CTEMonth #CCCTC
Schedule Change: Softball will be in action against Kosciusko tomorrow. JV will play at 3:00 and Varsity will play at 4:30. Come out and support the Lady Chargers.
Health Science and Sports Medicine students will be providing mock pre-participation physicals to 8th grade students on Monday as a way to promote the CTE programs. The students will see demonstrations of athletic taping and/or CPR-First Aid care as well!
CTE Fact #21 Students can participate in CTE at the middle or high school level and at postsecondary institutions in all states across the US. #CTEMonth #CCCTC
ANNUAL FERN SALE! Time to order ferns. Order by Friday, February 28. Delivery is Tuesday, March 17 - doors open at 12 noon. This fundraiser is sponsored by the SkillsUSA students at CCCTC. For more information or to order, call: CCCTC 284-4152 or Glennis Wood 285-6880/722-1325.
CTE Fact #20 CTE programs directly connect learners with employers, because the programs provide a clear pipeline of talent and unique opportunities for students to engage in meaningful on the job experiences, internships, and apprenticeships. #CTEMonth #CCCTC
CTE Fact #19 CTE leads to fewer dropouts. Students involved in CTE are far less likely to drop out of high school than other students, a different estimated to save the economy $168 billion each year. #CTEMonth #CCCTC
The RCU is hosting CTE counselors and other professionals today in preparation for CPAS and National Certification testing. Mrs. Prisock will be learning about the updates to testing and how to provide our students with as many opportunities as possible to earn valuable credentials and certifications during their time at CCCTC!
CTE Fact #18 Students in CTE programs and their parents are three times as likely to report they are "Very Satisfied" with their children's ability to learn real-world skills as part of their education compared to parents of students not involved in CTE. #CTEMonth #CCCTC
Students in 7th-10th grade and their parents are invited to an event at the Ty Cobb, Thurs., Feb. 20 at 6 p.m. Teachers of state tested areas will be sharing information about their specific state tests, as well as giving tips and strategies and practicing test items. Snacks will be provided. We hope you come out to help support our Chargers!
CTE Fact #17 CTE programs are organized in 16 career clusters, each representing a different sector - from Information Technology and Health Sciences to Education and Training and Marketing. #CTEMonth #CCCTC
CTE Fact #16 Nearly 60% of companies report having difficulty filling job openings because of a lack of qualified applicants. CTE addresses this gap by offering specialized courses, hands on training, and other work-based learning. #CTEMonth #CCCTC
CTE Fact #15 CTE aligns education and the workforce to ensure that today's students are learning the skills needed in the competitive job market. #CTEMonth #CCCTC
CTE Fact #14 Participation in career and technical student organizations raises students' academic motivation and engagement, grades, career self-efficacy, college aspirations and employability skills. #CTEMonth #CCCTC
CTE Fact #13 CTE exposes students to rigorous and relevant information-rich content through content area reading and writing strategies. #CTEMonth #CCCTC
CTE Fact #12 HOSA, the career and technical student organization for health science, has more than 200,000 members. #CTEMonth #CCCTC
CTE Fact #11 1/3 of all high school dual enrollment credits come from CTE courses (600,000 total). #CTEMonth #CCCTC
Little league basketball at the Ty Cobb has been cancelled for tonight due to weather conditions.
CTE Fact #10 In 2014, students earned a total of 3,842,589 CTE credentials in the United States. #CTEMonth #CCCTC
CTE Fact #9 1/3 of CTE students are enrolled in programs preparing them for careers in leading industries. #CTEMonth #CCCTC
CTE Fact #8 Technical and applied science graduates earn $2000 to $11,000 more per year than those with a bachelor's degree. #CTEMonth #CCCTC
Mrs. Jackie Wise has a significant role at Weir Elementary School. As counselor, she interacts with staff, students, parents, and previous students regularly. She always does her job with a smile and a kind word. Pictured is Mrs. Wise being presented a token of appreciation by Mrs. Martin and first grade students. The basket of treats was given by WES staff.
CTE Fact #7 For every $1.00 of government funding in CTE, taxpayers earn as much as $12.20 in benefits in return! #CTEMonth #CCCTC
CTE Fact #6 91% of high school graduates who earned 2-3 CTE credits enrolled in college. #CTEMonth #CCCTC
CTE Fact #5 In 2014, 7.5 million high school students earned at least one CTE credit. #CTEMonth #CCCTC
CTE Fact #4 94% of today's high school students experience some degree of CTE courses. #CTEMonth #CCCTC
CTE Fact #3 The Perkins Act is the main source of funding for CTE programs nationwide. #CTEMonth #CCCTC
CTE Fact #1 95% of CTE students graduate high school, which is 10% higher than the national average. #CTEmonth #CCCTC
The flu virus is picking up steam in our state. Here are some ways to keep yourself and your family healthy during this peak flu season 1. Take the time to get your flu shot! 2. Wash your hands often with soap and water. 3. Cover your nose and mouth when you sneeze or cough. 4. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth. Remember how germs are spread! 5. Try to avoid close contact with people who are sick.
Coach Smith has Pre-K students at Ackerman Elementary School having fun while learning about different things. Students line up on color dots, and when their color is called they make their way across the gym imitating the animal or mode of transportation that is called. Today they were kangaroos and race cars!
What a great way to spend a frigid January day! Pre-K students have an exciting time finding words they recognize as they enjoy library books at Weir Elementary School. Mrs. Tharp and one of her students are sharing a book together. We appreciate all the work of our assistant teachers at Weir Elementary School as they enhance our students' learning every day.
Mrs. Talley and Mrs. McMullen’s Kindergarteners are 100 Days Smarter!! They celebrated the 100th Day by completing skip counting by 10s activities, searching for 100 hidden Hershey Kisses, dancing and counting to 100, making 100 Day trail mix, and having a Fashion Show to show off their shirts covered in 100 items. It was a great day!
Ryan Wilmotts, Olivia Alashti, Ethan Sanders, Jake Wilson, and Ava Talley participated in the LEGO EV3 Minstorm robotic competition in Jackson Saturday. Carson King was unable to attend the event. They had to build and program a robot for the completion to do different missions, present and discuss their robot with judges, do a short tram exercise and present how they did the CORE model, and present a presentation on an innovative solution they have for the community.
FLU tip of the day😊: The flu virus is spread mainly by droplets made when someone with flu coughs, sneezes or talks. These droplets can land in the nose or mouth of people standing nearby (yuck!). This is why it is very important to cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze (we’ll talk about that in a few days). Symptoms of the flu include: fever (usually high), cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache, and/or chills. Flu symptoms typically come on suddenly. Next week our focus will be on ways to prevent the flu and what to do if you get the flu☹ Have a great weekend and stay weather alert!
FLU tip of the day: The BEST way to protect you and your family from the flu is to get a yearly flu vaccine. Flu vaccination is recommended for everyone 6 months of age and older. If you’ve not already gotten a flu vaccine, it’s not too late! You can get a flu shot from your local doctor, health department, and many pharmacies offer them as well. Protect yourself and your family. Get vaccinated! Stay tuned tomorrow as we discuss signs and symptoms of the flu and how it spreads from person to person.
Did you know that Influenza (“the Flu”) is a highly contagious disease that can be SERIOUS?? According to the CDC, millions of people get sick every year from the flu and require hospitalization. Many adults and children die each year as a result of flu complications. Over the next few days, we will be sending tips to keep you and your family protected from the flu.
Scholarship Opportunity! The PB&J Scholarship is focused on helping students whose test scores or GPAs might not be the best, but have the drive to succeed! Click the link to see details and apply! http://bit.ly/pbjscholarship
📢📢🔵🔴: HOSA students, the orders have arrived from the BOON supply fundraiser!! You can pick up your items starting THIS MORNING from Mr. Johnson or Mrs. Stirewalt!
January's Cafeteria Menu's have been posted on the new app and website for your viewing pleasure. Go check them out and get a jump start on the new year!!!
The 5th grade doctors at the Ackerman Elementary PACE Medical Plaza had a great day seeing patients and diagnosing “symptoms” of their friends and family in their own personal clinics. The students were able to inform the patients about their “illnesses” and explain treatment options and procedures that may be necessary to help them.
Today, Mrs. Sanders’ class at Ackerman Elementary School started a unit in Google Classroom comparing and contrasting firsthand and secondhand accounts. Students could choose one topic out of three “Christmas Tragedies” to research: The Christmas Cyclone of Darwin, Australia The Christmas Train Crash of New Zealand The Christmas Tsunami of Thailand
Fruit has arrived at CCCTC! Anyone who ordered can come pick up their fruit today!
CCSD has a new phone app designed specifically for our District. Please check out the video and download the app from your app store. You can follow the school that your child attends to keep up with news, events, lunch menus and much more! https://youtu.be/b6SDklQIfT4
CCSD has a new phone app designed specifically for our School District. Please check out the video and download the app from your app store. You can follow the school that your child attends to keep up with news, events, lunch menus and much more! https://youtu.be/b6SDklQIfT4
4th graders at Ackerman Elementary School have been learning about pardoned turkeys. As part of their unit, students came up with reasons their turkey deserved to be pardoned and had them dress the part. Mrs. Sanders’ room: Pardoned Turkey is – Heavenly Stuffed by Branae Spencer The Standby is – Sally by Faith McGee Mrs. Catchot’s room: Pardoned Turkey is – Chief Gob-A-Lot by Dillan Vasquez The Standby is – Angie the Angel by London Davis Mrs. McCulloch’s room: Pardoned Turkey is – Jennie-O by Kayla Cotton The Standby is – Miss Turkey Lurkey by Josie Lee
Pictured are French Camp Elementary School's Little Chargers for the month of November. These students demonstrated great behavior, leadership skills, and also performed well in their academics. Pictured are: Joy Carmichael, Chloe Guillory, Sam Chesteen, Zach Lane, Rylee Kate Griffin, Kinley Watkins, Carter Burchfield, Elliot Breazeale, Robert Bentley, Cristian Demecio, Addison Bright, Colin Carmichael, Rebecca Gilbert, Aiden Bright, Rebekah Storment.
The Choctaw County High School and Junior High Beta clubs participated in a food drive to benefit the United Way and Broken Wings Ministries. The students donated 1240 canned food items for our needy. Please continue to support the United Way in all their efforts over the holiday season. May you all have a blessed holiday. #ChargerNation
Health Science/Sports Med students are sponsoring a blood drive on December 4 from 8-2 at CCCTC. If you are interested and can donate please see one of the students or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You will be able to reserve your time slot as well as choose which student gets credit. 1. Make an appointment (makes it much quicker)! 2. Each Pint Saves 3 People!! 3. Anyone who donates will be entered for a $500 drawing!
Students at Weir Elementary School enjoyed a lesson on banking with Mrs. Lorie Deason from Cadence Bank in Starkville. Mrs. Deason discussed wants versus needs with the students. She worked through some scenarios about making wise choices about how to spend money. She ended her presentation by challenging students to make good choices throughout life, so they can be successful. Pictured are enthusiastic sixth-grade students and attentive third-grade students. We appreciate Mrs. Deason and Cadence Bank for their interest in our school and community.
Some students at Weir Elementary School completed applications and were selected to assist in the library based on excellent character traits, responsibility, and academic success. While in the library, helping, the student assistants enjoy reading with younger students. Reading with a child helps the child grow academically and gain confidence in his or her ability to achieve. Thanks for reading with the kids you know and love. Pictured are reading helpers: Jazzmyn Weaver and Hailey Mullins reading with pre-k students.
It’s a great night for playoff football. The stakes are high for our Chargers! They need your support! Get to The Dale! 🏈 Round 2 vs a Water Valley 📍 Dale Davidson Field 🕰 7:00 💰 $8 📻 WFCA 💻 Audio only Streaming on Facebook and YouTube 🎙: Glen Beard & Chris Threadgill & Chris Coleman #PackTheDale #ChargerNation
After reading about the Pilgrims' journey on the Mayflower, FCE 3rd graders tackled a STEM challenge to design and build a "Mayflower" to hold as much cargo as possible without sinking. The challenge included working with a partner to draw a design, build the boat, and then test the design using pennies for cargo. After the first test, the boats were evaluated for strengths and weaknesses. A second design was then drawn, built, and tested. The winning design was created by Elliot Breazeale and Robert Bentley and was able to hold 189 pieces of cargo.
We will try to update via Twitter and Facebook tonight from Hatley depending on phone signal strength! #Go Chargers