Lorain County JVS Open House is January 29th, 2017
January 17, 2017 -- The Lorain County JVS Open House will be held on Sunday, January 29th, from 1:30 - 3:30pm.
The Open House is designed to provide students and their parents an opportunity to take an in-depth look at career-technical programs in the following career areas: Building Trades, Business/Marketing, Community Service/Healthcare, Culinary, Manufacturing/Pre-engineering and Transportation.
Instructors from the JVS Connections Academy will also be available to discuss program options for 9th and 10th grade students in the Career Readiness and Career Explorations Programs.
Visitors will have the opportunity to:
- Tour our campus and visit the career-technical labs and classrooms.
- Talk with teachers, current students and alumni about our technical programs and academic course offerings.
- Explore College Credit Plus options for earning college credit while attending the JVS.
- Apply for enrollment with the assistance of JVS staff members.
- View student demonstrations of industry-specific equipment used daily in training labs.
- Discover opportunities to develop leadership skills through involvement in career-technical youth organizations.
- Learn about how the JVS Summer Internship Program can provide on-the-job training and school credit.
- Investigate continuing education options after graduation including college, technical school, and apprenticeship training.
In addition, the JVS Adult Career Center staff will be on hand to register adult students for spring semester classes and talk with adults interested in changing careers or upgrading their skills.
JVS Precision Machine Technology Program Receives Generous Donation
Mr. John Green, junior high school PMT students, and Mr. Ralph Bentley
January 16, 2017 -- The JVS Precision Machine Technology (PMT) Program was the recipient of a Swiss CNC Machine with Bar Feeder from Kernell's Automatic Machining, located in Berlin Heights, Ohio.
The machine was delivered and set up in the Precision Machine Technology lab where it will be utilized by both the high school and Adult Career Center students.
“This donation, which is valued at approximately $150,000 dollars, will add excellent learning opportunities for our students in the PMT programs," stated Kit Tyler, Lorain County JVS Adult Career Center Director.
JVS PMT High School Instructor Mr. John Green, and PMT Adult Career Center Instructor Mr. Ralph Bentley are excited to get the machine operating in the lab. "We are extremely thankful to Kernell's for this incredible donation," said Mr. Bentley. "I can't wait to get it up and running for our students."