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2016-17 CTE Highlights

Read about all the CTE Highlights from the 2016-17 school year! 

Promoting CTE

The State of Kansas is promoting CTE with commercials that are being aired statewide. Check out the first one!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EhSR5rfjAE8&feature=youtu.be

 

Upcoming Events

July 9-13 - Legos Camp @ Sunset Elementary

August 16 - First day for freshman

August 17 - First day for all students (all classes)

August 20 - Area-students begin

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Welcome to Newton High School Career & Technical Education

The Newton High School Career & Technical Education department offers 16 career pathways to help prepare you to become college and career ready for the future.  There are many opportunities for you to obtain college credit, shadow a mentor in a career field and earn industry certification. The goal is to prepare you for your future as you attend CTE courses at Newton High School.

What is CTE?

This video clip from the Association of Career and Technical Education gives a great explanation of what career and technical education is and how it impacts our students.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmmYOAUeoUM&feature=youtu.be

Legos Summer Camp Information

Legos Camp will have a new location this summer! It will be held at Sunset Elementary, 619 Boyd Street. The camp will be July 9 - 13 from 8:00 am - 11:00 am. Cost is $150 per child and is for children ages 8-12. Contact Reid Graber at rgrabe66268@student.usd373.org for questions or additional information.

Machining Students Place at State

Students in the Precision Machining & CNC classes competed in the 2018 SkillsUSA State Leadership Conference. The following students placed in their events:

CNC Milling:

2nd Place: Cole Base, HCC post-secondary student

3rd Place: Matt Sattler, NHS Senior

 

Automated Manufacturing Team Event:

1st Place: Reid Graber, Jerum Phillips and Joshua Brown

 

Precision Machining:

1st Place: Dalton Roach, Remington HS

2nd Place: Matt Eldridge, NHS

 

KSDE Names CTE Scholars

Fifty-eight Kansas high school seniors have been named 2018 Kansas Career and Technical Education (CTE) Scholars, the Kansas State Department of Education announced Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

 

The Kansas CTE Scholar program is an opportunity to recognize well-rounded outstanding CTE students who are finishing their senior year of high school. This is the second year for the initiative. This year 12 Newton High School students have earned this award. They are:

Kaylee Anderson, Erica Beebe, Skylar Botterweck, Tanner Duerksen, Ryan Hirsh, Kathryn (Kit) Kingsley, Lauren Mitchell, Kaitlyn Serrano, Kailei Sidebottom, Eleanor St. Peter,  Verania Torres, and  Brian Wolfe

 

Students have to be a high school senior and meet the following criteria to be selected as a scholar:

  • Have earned or presently enrolled in 3.0 or more CTE credits.
  • Provide documentation of technical skill attainment.
  • Have a CTE Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5 or better in CTE coursework.
  • Demonstrated leadership.
  • Demonstrated community engagement.
  • Have professional learning experiences.
  • Provide a career vision summary statement.

Scholars will receive a commemorative pin, special certificate and statewide recognition.

FCCLA Nationals

Ashley Schmidt attended the FCCLA National Leadership Convention in July 2017. She won Silver in her event.

Yearbook staff

The Yearbook Staff has already submitted 55 pages as they work towards completion of the 2017-18 NHS yearbook. This is in addition to the 5 issues of the news mag published already this school year. Check out their work online at https://railernews.org.