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Can you imagine…..

…attending a Home Show and seeing the product YOU made?  One of our Fabrication, Welding & Engineering student did!  Isaac Lidgett took the order and created these signs using the skills and tools provided in the classroom to create these signs for the customer.fabrication-welding-engineering-i-lidgett-6

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…attending a Home Show and seeing the product YOU made?  One of our Fabrication, Welding & Engineering student did!  Isaac Lidgett took the order and created these signs using the skills and tools provided in the classroom to create these signs for the customer.                       […]

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It might be snowing outside, but inside…..

img_1845Child Growth & Development students are job shadowing in our district elementary schools.  They observe, assist, and build relationships at their job shadowing site on Wednesday and share their experiences and discuss learning opportunities on Thursday in their classroom at Tucker Center.

The Culinary students continue with their Work Based Learning Experience at Micah House.  Everyone is learning a lot, accomplishing many tasks and making a difference in the lives of the employees as well as the families residing at that facility.

Public Speaking is in full speech mode.  With every speech, students are learning better techniques and skills that will carry with them through their life!

CNA starts clinicals this week.  They will be in the nursing facility using the skills they developed and rehearsed in the classroom and the health lab.

Health Science 1-2 students are starting 1st Aid this week and CPR next week as well as continuing their job shadowing at Mercy Hospital.  Health Science 3-4 students are reinforcing their medical terms while they study different systems in the body.

Digital Drawing students are enjoying the new drawing pads!  They are awesome and are a standard in work places!  Digital photography continues to dive into the technical aspects of taking photos and the settings and capabilities the camera offers.  Be looking for our Sports & Entertainment Broadcasting students at upcoming basketball games!  They are putting their skills to work!

Auto Tech 1-2 is out in the shop, putting the skills learned in the classroom to the vehicles in the shop.  The Fabrication, Welding Engineering class has been thoroughly enjoying this new class and all the cool tools they are using to make some fantastic projects and other practical use of the different types of welders.

 

There is no slowing down at the Tucker Center!

Child Growth & Development students are job shadowing in our district elementary schools.  They observe, assist, and build relationships at their job shadowing site on Wednesday and share their experiences and discuss learning opportunities on Thursday in their classroom at Tucker Center. The Culinary students continue with their Work Based Learning Experience at Micah House.  Everyone […]

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Culinary students put their skills to work at Micah House

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Mrs. Smith’s Culinary Foundations/Quantity Foods class attended orientation at the Council Bluffs’ Micah House on December 14, 2016.  These students will be preparing the food that will be served that evening through this Work Based Learning Experience.  This experience joins other programs and projects that the Council Bluffs Community School District is working together with community partners to make Council Bluffs the best it can be!

Mrs. Smith’s Culinary Foundations/Quantity Foods class attended orientation at the Council Bluffs’ Micah House on December 14, 2016.  These students will be preparing the food that will be served that evening through this Work Based Learning Experience.  This experience joins other programs and projects that the Council Bluffs Community School District is working together with community partners […]

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September Licensed Staff Member of the Month is our own Mr. Randy Lau!

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Mr. Lau was honored for his innovation with students to bring the new video board at Wickersham Stadium to life and provide authentic career experiences.  

Three of his Sports & Entertainment Broadcasting class attended the School Board meeting.

Mr. Lau was honored for his innovation with students to bring the new video board at Wickersham Stadium to life and provide authentic career experiences.   Three of his Sports & Entertainment Broadcasting class attended the School Board meeting.

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Woodmen Life donates U.S. Flag to Tucker Center

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Cyle Forney accepts the United States of America flag on behalf of Tucker Career and College Center from Woodmen Life representative, Karen Wilcoxen as students look on.

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Woodmen Life Representatives with Mr. Cyle Forney,

Tucker Career and College Center administrator.

Cyle Forney accepts the United States of America flag on behalf of Tucker Career and College Center from Woodmen Life representative, Karen Wilcoxen as students look on. Woodmen Life Representatives with Mr. Cyle Forney, Tucker Career and College Center administrator.

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New 18 year olds…Have You Registered to Vote?

Students who are now 18, or will be by November 8th, may register to vote at the Pottawattamie County Courthouse or register online at the Iowa Secretary of State website by clicking here.

Students who are now 18, or will be by November 8th, may register to vote at the Pottawattamie County Courthouse or register online at the Iowa Secretary of State website by clicking here.

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Omaha Area College Fair 2016

College Fair

 

Mark your calendar and register NOW!

Sunday, October 23, 2016

1:00pm – 4:00pm

University of Nebraska in Omaha

Sapp Fieldhouse, 6001 Dodge Street

  Mark your calendar and register NOW! Sunday, October 23, 2016 1:00pm – 4:00pm University of Nebraska in Omaha Sapp Fieldhouse, 6001 Dodge Street

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Tucker Center Student Parking

Tucker Center students will be able to park in our NEW parking lot on the south side of the building and enter through our front doors.

Tucker Center’s address is 815 North 18th Street, Council Bluffs, Iowa, 51501.  We are located off of North 18th Street and Avenue G.  

If you have any questions, please call, 712-328-6408!  

And remember, there is a free shuttle bus available from AL & TJ, no pass required.  

Tucker Center students will be able to park in our NEW parking lot on the south side of the building and enter through our front doors. Tucker Center’s address is 815 North 18th Street, Council Bluffs, Iowa, 51501.  We are located off of North 18th Street and Avenue G.   If you have any questions, […]

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HOSA – What is it?

HOSA, Future Health Professionals is a national student organization endorsed
by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education Division of ACTE.

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HOSA’s two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health 
care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people.

HOSA provides a unique program of leadership development, motivation, and recognition exclusively for secondary, postsecondary, adult, and collegiate students enrolled in HSE (Health Science Education) programs.

HOSA is 100% health care.
Here is a link to the Iowa HOSA website for more information and a link to the National HOSA website including information on scholarship opportunities!

HOSA, Future Health Professionals is a national student organization endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education Division of ACTE. HOSA’s two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health  care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people. HOSA provides a unique program of leadership development, motivation, and recognition exclusively […]

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Exploring Teaching Cadet earns perfect 1 on 1 evaluation

Ally Snipes, Exploring Teaching, Job Shadowing Cadet earned this school year’s first perfect one-on-one cadet evaluation score!  Congratulations Ally!  And thank you to Mrs. Higginbotham for allowing Ally to job shadow in your classroom!

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Ally Snipes, Exploring Teaching, Job Shadowing Cadet earned this school year’s first perfect one-on-one cadet evaluation score!  Congratulations Ally!  And thank you to Mrs. Higginbotham for allowing Ally to job shadow in your classroom!  

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