News & Updates

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

Nurse Aide Field Trip

posted Nov 15, 2017, 11:43 AM by Margaret Best

Nurse aide students visited Rappahannock Community College - Glenns campus yesterday to learn about opportunities available and tour the nursing program facilities.

Mission Tomorrow

posted Nov 10, 2017, 12:08 PM by Margaret Best

Students from our Coding class had fun demonstrating computer games they have created at the Mission tomorrow Event last week at the Richmond Raceway Complex
The two day event hosted by the Chamber RVA introduces 8th graders to career possibilities

Culinary Arts

posted Oct 23, 2017, 7:46 AM by Margaret Best

Delicious work! Our Culinary Arts class put snack trays together for our Board of Control meeting. The Board members and Superintendents enjoyed turkey & ham rolls, energy bars, oatmeal cookies, biscotti, fresh fruit and more.

Dominion Energy Visit

posted Oct 20, 2017, 6:58 AM by Margaret Best   [ updated Oct 20, 2017, 10:46 AM ]

Engineering students had a dynamic visit from Dominion Energy Virginia yesterday. Special thanks to guest speakers Associate Staffing Specialist Talie Lerner, Customer Projects Designer Sean Yavorsky, and Lineworker Larry Akrie who provided an overview of Dominion Energy, entry-level positions, training offered and resume reviews.

Earthquake Drill

posted Oct 20, 2017, 6:08 AM by Margaret Best

Students did a great job while participating in the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills on Thursday

Informational Trip

posted Oct 19, 2017, 9:20 AM by Margaret Best

Teachers visited King William High School last Monday. Students were able to see what each of our programs offer and got hand on demonstrations from teachers and current students.

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