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High School – Beginning of the School Year

Welcome Students! Whether you are a new or returning student, here is some information you will need to begin the school year at James Rumsey Technical Institute. Policies You can always find information on this site at the menu at the top under “Resources/Student Resources.” Download our Student Handbook for detailed information on school policies. You can also read these policies by downloading them separately. Please note that you will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader application to open these files. Grievance Procedures Policy s4373 Refund Policy Enrollment Procedures for Adult Programs Dresscode_Brochure JRTI Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Policy Simulated...

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Start Dates

Mark your calendar. These are the start dates for the 2017-2018 school year. High School – Aug 21 JRTI high school programs follow the Berkeley County Schools calendar. Adult Programs CNA – Sep 11, Mar 3 Automotive – July 31 Culinary Arts – July 31 Electrical Technician – July 31 Electromechanical Technology – July 31 HAVC/R – July 31 Massage Therapy – July 24, Jan 04 Practical Nursing – July 14 Surgical Technology – July 31 Truck Driving – July 05, July 31, Sep 11, Oct 9, Nov 15, Dec 18, Feb 05, Mar 5, Apr 23, May...

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FCCLA Conference

On April 4-5 FCCLA went to the 2017 Spring Leadership Conference and STAR and State Event Competitions, in Ripley, Wv at Cedar Lake Conference Center. 7 current students and 2 alumni went. Students:Audra Crews, Sierra Infinger, Moriah Ferguson, Samantha Long, Sierra Dixon, Savannah Barnhart, Larkin Hite. Alumni:Melissa Jiannotti and Sabrina Carney They went for multiple reasons like compete in events, To run for state office, To present workshops, To judge projects. Sierra Dixon- won 1st in her competition Savanna Long- Was elected as the First Vice President for 2017-2018 Larkin Hite- was elected as the Vice President of National...

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Massage Therapy

The Massage Therapy teacher Todd Adams, was teaching various chair massage techniques. Massage therapists treat clients by using touch to manipulate the muscles and other soft tissues of the body. With their touch, therapists relieve pain, help heal injuries, improve circulation, relieve stress, increase relaxation, and aid in the general wellness of clients. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/massage-therapists.htm About half of massage therapists were self-employed in 2014. Massage therapists work in an array of settings, such as spas, franchised clinics, physicians’ offices, hotels, and fitness centers. Some massage therapists also travel to clients’ homes or offices to give a massage. Others work out of their own homes....

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Court is Now in Session

Earlier this past February, the Criminal Justice class here at JRTI had mock court trials to teach the students what it would be like in a real life scenario of a court trial. The case was called “The People vs Price” and was based on a trial where Arson was the crime committed. Students in the class played the Judge, Plaintiffs, Lawyers, the Defendant, and Witnesses; Mr. Vanorsdale was doing his part as the Defendants Lawyer. Many of the students in the class enjoyed the entire mock trial, claiming that it will help them if they decide to go in the field in the near future ahead after they graduate from their respective high...

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Congratulations to the Vex Robotics Teams!

Congratulations to the James Rumsey Technical Institute Vex robotics teams for making it into state competition. The state tournament begins March 11th., at Fairmont, State University. The two teams from J.R.T.I., Hufflepuff and Gryffindor, will be competing against 34 other teams for the right to get to the world...

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Civics Projects

On Friday March, 3rd Mrs.Christmans Honors civics classes had presented their projects. Their projects were all different and a few were really amazing but it had to do with certain events in history, after they had finished their projects they had to set them up in the assembly area and some of the adult classes came and judged each project they went to depending on their score thats how Mrs. Christman will grade their projects. A lot of the projects were very interesting. They were graded on neatness, presenting in front of people. Some projects were nice. But a...

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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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Alumni Meeting 2/28

On February 28, the JRTI Alumni had a meeting to discuss money for the Tiny Home. They discussed items that the tiny houses needs, such as microwaves, washers, dryers, and towels. They would also like to collect shower curtains and curtains for the windows throughout the house. The Alumni Association will try to create a scholarship for at least $500. They are accepting donations, and are considering an incentive to increase donations. Anyone donating greater than (an as yet undetermined amount) will be allowed to name the scholarship and set the parameters...

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