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Humboldt County Office of Education: Highway 36 Field Trip

Month: October 2018

Highway 36 Field Trip

Jack Sheppard and the Trades Academy Mobile Lab shuttled eager students from Ferndale High School on Monday for a trip up to a Mercer-Fraser project site on Highway 36. Donning their work vests and hard hats, students were shown all of the elements of improving and building roads. Highway 36 is taking on a whole new route and Mercer-Fraser is right at the helm of the project with surveying, construction and...

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Kramer Properties Work Site Visit

Last week, Alex Hunt of Kramer Properties invited students from McKinleyville High School to a real work site to gain hands on experience. Alex did a fantastic job showing the students best practices and work site safety and with his help, patience, and expertise, students were able to build their own walls on site, giving students a real world trades experience. When Education @ Work partners, such as Alex Hunt, volunteer their time and knowledge, students are really able to get a solid grasp on trade industries, opening up a whole exciting world of opportunities. Huge thanks to everyone...

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