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Spring Yard Sale

Saturday May 6 (rain date May 13) A fun way to find great deals and help us raise money to fund our school’s student organizations. Sellers, reserve your space! Tickets for spaces go on sale April 6 at 9a.m. at James Rumsey Technical Institute 3274 Hedgesville Rd Martinsburg, WV...

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Tri-County Robotics Donations

VEX COMPETITION ROBOTICS – JAMES RUMSEY TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (JRTI) The workforce innovators of tomorrow are the students of today. The VEX After School Robotics Program welcomes all interested students and provides a fun, engaging and educational experience for teams of young technologists to create their own robots and compete with them against teams from across the region and across the world. JRTI VEX Robotics is an after-school club funded through donations. This year JRTI has formed two dynamic teams, and both have competed and qualified to go on to the state tournament. Hopefully, with your support, they will move...

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Open House for the Second Tiny Home

On Monday, February 27, JRTI held an Open House for the second tiny home project. This is the second house built by students in the high school Carpentry class and wired by students in the high school Electrical Technician class. Mr. Lantz, The Carpentry instructor, beamed with pride as he pointed out all of the professional quality work and attention to detail by students. Like the first Tiny Home built by the class, this one was done in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Panhandle and will be sent to Southern West Virginia to help flood victims. Lowes...

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2016-2017 Yearbook

The 2016-2017 JRTI High School Yearbook will be here soon. Reserve your copy today! Our yearbook is unique! It is created from start to finish at JRTI by our students. A committee of students plans the book and gathers content for it. Students in the Graphic Design program design the cover and pages. Students in the Multimedia Publishing program take the photos, and print and bind the book. Our yearbook is a hardcover book with approximately 80 pages. It will be available to pick up at school in May 2017. We are taking pre-orders now, so reserve your copy....

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Tiny Home Project Open House

The public came out on Sunday December 18 to see the tiny home before it shipped out. The house was built by Skip Lantz’s high school Carpentry class with help from several students throughout the school. Mountaineer Kitchens & Baths provided many of materials and even some labor to help outfit the home. It was a cold and windy day, but visitors who toured the tiny home quickly forgot about the weather. One small heating and cooling unit kept the house warm and cozy even as the wind howled outside. The house will be a great relief to the flood victims of...

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Tiny Home Big Hearts

Our school likes to get involved in charities and other community projects. So when the state gave us the chance to participate in the project Tiny Homes, Big Hearts, we had jumped on it. First and second years students in the carpentry, HVAC, and electrical classes all came together to help build a small house for victims of the flood in West Virginia. Their task is to build a tiny home within their $20,000 budget. The classes were able to get their budget together from local businesses making donations. They’re planning to be finished by the 19th of December...

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