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NCCC Health Careers 1 visited NCUHS health education classes and provided a one block training on Compressions Only CPR and AED use (using our AED trainers and manikins).
In Vermont all students are required to graduate high school having been trained in compression only CPR and use of an AED at some point during their 7th-12th grade education.
Health Careers - Human Growth and Development class spread some cheer at Michaud Manor!
Students from Early Childhood development level 1 program
had the opportunity to participate in a training done by the Vermont Council of
the Humanities. Morgan Irons came to
teach us about the importance of reading and how to successfully read to
children. Students from the program each
got 9 books to keep for their own libraries.
The North Country Hospitality and Tourism Class would like
to thank all those who donated to our fundraiser to support Christmas for
Families. We have adopted a local family this Christmas and with your
help we raised $262.00 on Saturday. All of the money raised will be used
toward providing our local family with a Christmas to remember. A big
thank you to Dave Bouffard for allowing us to use the space in front of The
Derby Village Store. Congratulations to Mary Brown of Derby who won the
$25.00 gift certificate to The Eastside Restaurant.
Natural Resources and Building Trades
classes featured in the latest Northern Woodland's Magazine for the Thoreau
The NCCC Video Game and Web Programming class is proud to
participate in the worldwide Hour of Code event. Students in the program will
be hosting approximately 200 of their peers throughout the week, teaching them
to write their first computer programs.
The Hour of Code is a worldwide initiative designed to introduce
students of all ages to computer programming. Last year, President Obama became
the first U.S. President to write a computer program at an Hour of Code event.
There are more than 148,000 Hour of Code events planned this year worldwide.
Our Land Lab is 60+ acres of school property with trails for walking and skiing and school rules on weapons and no hunting apply. Natural Resources, Building Trades, Heavy Equipment, and Protective Services hold their classes at the Land Lab.
Heidi Santaw's Early Childhood Education Level 1 students participated in a workshop to learn more about shaken baby syndrome/ abusive head trauma. Kay Shangrawl from Prevent Child Abuse Vermont lead the workshop.Students use custard brains to show a visual of what a shaken brain might look like and how quickly it happens.They also used a computerized baby to see where the damage could occur in the brain of a shaken baby.