Baker High School has nearly 100 students that leave school early each day to go to work. These students are supervised through the Career and Technical Education (CTE) teachers and must meet specific, rigorous requirements. Work-Based Learning (WBL) students are required to take CTE courses and follow CTE guidelines. Students also use biometric time clocks to clock out of school each day before heading to work. WBL instructors make sure students receive realistic experiences as they prepare them for life after high school.
Pictured left to right: Cole Holbrook, Southern Farm Equipment; Darrel Campbell, Starbucks; Nick Sullivan and Dusin McCranie, ATA Martial Arts
Pathway Star Academy students attended the Worlds of Opportunity expo during September. Students were able to see many types of businesses from Workforce Development Region 9. The areas they visited were Construction, Engineering, Aerospace, Aviation, Safety, Computer & Information Technology, Energy, Healthcare, Hospitality & Tourism, Manufacturing, Public Safety, and Shipbuilding. Students experienced hands-on activities giving them a real-world "taste" of each type of job.
Noted photographer and entrepreneur Dwight Ladd, Jr. spoke to the Career Preparedness and Entrepreneurship classes at Citronelle High School. Mr. Ladd shared his journey from being a classroom teacher to owning his own company. He encouraged students to remain humble while working hard to reach their goals and emphasized the importance and many benefits of maintaining a positive, social media presence…….. He even assembled everyone together for a class selfie!
Congratulations are in order for the cadets listed below who were selected by the JROTC Brigade Cadet Command Selection Board. This year’s Order of Merit List (OML) scores awarded by the selection board, was especially rigorous and each of the candidates represented their schools very well. These cadets will work closely with JROTC Instructors and Central Office JROTC personnel and will act as leaders in the planning and implementation of JROTC activities throughout the school year.
The winners of the Mobile County Public School System Cadet Brigade Leadership positions for School Year 2016-2017 are:
Cadet Brigade Commander – C/LTC Ayann Dani of Theodore High School OML Score: 395.000
Cadet Command Sergeant Major – C/CSM Christopher Willhite of Baker High School OML Score: 396.000
Cadet Deputy Brigade Commander – C/LTC Danielle Blitch of Baker High School OML Score: 385.000
Cadet Deputy Brigade Commander – C/LTC Dakota Parnell of Montgomery High School OML Score: 381.180
Cadet Deputy Brigade Commander – C/LTC Brooke Long of Citronelle High School OML Score: 367.000
Dr. Kevin Pickett DMD, Pickett Orthodontics, is making a huge impact on the Dental Assisting Pathway at Theodore High School. Not only does he allow students to job shadow and intern at his office, this school year, he and his wife, Rebecca donated a full set of braces for one of the student anatomical dental training heads. The Picketts have also hired a former THS Dental Assisting student to work at their Mobile location. A huge thank you to Pickett Orthodontics for your contribution to our program and for being a Partner in Education.