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Spring Flooding Begins In Derby

April 9, 2014

The Derby Elementary School entrance flooded Tuesday along St. Edward’s Cemetery (above left) next to the school, which is still under several inches of water. One lane of the road is closed due to floodwaters. Derby Road Foreman Terry Tice said Wednesday that in 15 years he has seen flooding in that particular area, this is only the second time that it is really bad. Over the summer, Tice said, he is going to look into building a culvert or some other options to deal with the flooding in the area.

North Country Students Prepare For The Real World With Interview Day

April 9, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - Getting a job today without a good skill set is nearly impossible. That’s why the North Country Career Center mandates each senior to go through a mock interview. This year’s interviews took place at the school and at the Harold Haynes Land Lab. Most took place Wednesday, but some occurred Tuesday.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story.

NC Career Center Students Win At Statewide Skills Competition

April 9, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Several North Country Career Center students participated in, and brought back medals, in a statewide skills competition in Chittenden County last week.
Although some qualified for the national competition the students and faculty involved have not asked for funding to go to, nor have they asked the school board permission to hold a fundraiser.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story.

Celine Champine Awarded SkillsUSA Advisor Of The Year

April 9, 2014

Celine Champine is a health careers teacher at North Country Career Center. She was recently awarded Advisor of the Year by the SkillsUSA organization as well as Teacher of the Year at the career center. Champine has been involved with the SkillsUSA organization for several years and recently started a club at the school. SkillsUSA promotes high school and college age students ability to learn skills such as how to write a resume, complete a job application, interview, and demonstrate proficiency in their career choices.

 

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