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Humboldt County Office of Education: Fortuna Community Center Construction Site Visit

Month: November 2018

Fortuna Community Center Construction Site Visit

Students from East High School had the opportunity to tour the Fortuna Community Center construction work site. DCI Builders, in Ferndale, lead the tour and were able to show the subcontractors in action. Many trades were represented on the work site including: framing, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and drywall. It is always a great opportunity for the students to see what they’re learning in the classroom have real-life application and there’s no better to show that than a real construction work site. A huge thanks to the DCI Builders team for taking time to give the tour to the East...

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Northern Humboldt High School Students Learn CPR

As an ongoing part of the Biology and Community Health Classes offered at both McKinleyville and Arcata High schools, students were able to learn about administering Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) on both adult and infant manikins. Training Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) and Manikins were provided as a service funded by the Health Career Exploration Project (HCEP) in conjunction with the Education @ Work Program. We look forward to expanding the opportunities to bring health career skills to local high school...

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Eureka Area High School Students Learn Plumbing

Dale Maples and his team with MAPLEService Plumbing and Heating visited Zoe Barnum High School and Eureka Senior High School with the Trades academy on a drizzly day in late November. Students had lessons on reading construction plans, plumbing layout, the stages of plumbing, and the pieces that make up waste, water, and gas plumbing of a common home.  A huge thanks to Dale Maples and his team for braving the rain to teach the students all about careers in...

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