At this level students explore career options and begin to explore secondary and post-secondary educational options. Activities may include using Career Cruising Software, informational interviews, job shadow, or virtual exchanges with mentors.
Middle School Courses include:
Robotics and Pre-Engineering – Nellie Coffman, Desert Springs, and Painted Hills
Digital Media – Nellie Coffman, Raymond Cree, James Workman, and Desert Springs
Middle School Clubs include:
Skills USA (digital media) – Nellie Coffman
JUMP (Junior Upcoming Medical Professionals) – Nellie Coffman and Raymond Cree
Cooking Club – James Workman
Please join us in congratulating NCMS SkillsUSA!
All 15 students who competed in Region 6 are headed to State! Myra Castillo and Nathan Scarantino won the gold in television/video production for their Beats Mixr commercial. Nathan also won silver in Job demo for his video on how to use photoshop to “twin” yourself. Emily Garcia took bronze in job demo for her tutorial on flash animation. Our broadcast news team of Daniel Alvarado, Citlally Alvarez, and Nelman Sabillon also won bronze medals (David Lopez will join the team for State). Victor Lindo Hernandez won bronze in graphic communication. Randy Avina and Miguel Covarrubias received bronze in Audio/radio production. Melinda Lewis and Emily Garcia advanced to state in Radio (which indicates 4th-6th place). Last week, Chapter display teams of Andrew Liza, Miguel Covarrubias, and Randy Avina…and Nelman Sabillon, Melinda Lewis, and Michelle Velasquez advanced to state, while Lisa Rojas and Makayla Coor took the bronze for their display spoofing Pinterest. Makayla also advanced to State in pin design.
What I find most amazing about this is they were competing against high school students, including seniors. I’m so proud to be their coach and advisor.