Criminal Justice Competition

posted Feb 15, 2018, 6:26 AM by Margaret Best

This past weekend students from Bridging Communities' criminal justice program participated in the 43rd annual BSA Winterfest in Gatlinburg, TN.
The eight students that participated are members of the school's Law Enforcement Explorer Post 602, which is an extracurricular program designed for teens interested in a law enforcement career.
Students competed in several competitions: Bomb Threat Response, Crash Investigation, Employment Interview, Felony Traffic Stop, Officer Survival, Unknown Risk Call, and the Written Law Enforcement Employment Exam.
Each student did their best at the event, and Hudson White ranked fourth in Officer Survival. Great job!








Scholarship

posted Feb 14, 2018, 6:33 AM by Margaret Best   [ updated Feb 14, 2018, 6:34 AM ]

Thank you to the Rotary Club of New Kent - Thelma Crump Wilson SCHOLARSHIP Application is now available in BC office - 2 $750 Scholarship awards offered for tools to Automotive field for Bridging Communities seniors

Rotary Club of New Kent Scholarship


Summer STEM Academy

posted Jan 26, 2018, 7:46 AM by Margaret Best

Join us for a week of Invention Mania at our 5th annual Summer STEM Academy!! 
For middle school students to be held July 9 - 12. 
Get your application in to your guidance counselors now. 


Engineering Teacher Grant

posted Jan 26, 2018, 7:24 AM by Margaret Best

Seniors in the Statics for Engineering Technology course performing load tests on trusses they designed and constructed

Thank you to Bridging Communities Regional CTE Foundation, Inc. for the Instructional Teacher grant making this project possible.












Nurse Aide Lesson

posted Jan 24, 2018, 6:12 AM by Margaret Best

Nurse Aide students learning body structure & function







Congrats Small Engine!!

posted Jan 11, 2018, 5:18 AM by Margaret Best

Small Engine has gained Accreditation through EETC!! 
https://www.facebook.com/BCcte/posts/772655522945122

Small Engine Project

posted Nov 30, 2017, 10:56 AM by Margaret Best

Small Engine exercise yesterday used precision measuring, math formulas, geometric shapes (volume), and scientific instruments
students used precision measuring tools to measure engine bore and stroke.
Then used these measurements to calculate engine size (displacement).
From there, they used the burette to measure internal engine volume, and then used that value (with the engine displacement) to calculate the mechanical compression ratio of the engine.








Classroom Demonstrations

posted Nov 29, 2017, 7:37 AM by Margaret Best

New Kent High School Sophomores visited Bridging Communities classrooms to get hands on demonstrations and experience the leaning opportunities available to them through our programs














Diesel Job Fair

posted Nov 28, 2017, 7:28 AM by Margaret Best

Last night Rush Truck Centers (Ashland, VA) hosted a job fair exclusively for Bridging Communities & Rappahannock Community College Diesel Technology students.
Rush Truck Centers have over 120 repair facilities in 21 states and a great continuing education program. There were just over 30 students and parents in attendance. Mitch Platt, Regional Recruiting and Training Manager gave a guided tour of the shop which has over 40 bays and is 1/2 mile in circumference.






Engineering Class

posted Nov 15, 2017, 11:55 AM by Margaret Best

Using multi-meters, power supplies, & electrical components, Engineering students analyze circuits in their EGR135 AC/DC Circuit Fundamentals class










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