Author: Shelah

Toy Blocks Meet Science at First Lego League Tournament

On Saturday November 4th, JRTI hosted the first regional qualifying tournament for First Lego League (FLL). FLL is a competitive event using Lego Mindstorm technology. It is designed to teach children the teamwork and problem solving skills needed in STEM careers. Four teams from around the Eastern Panhandle competed for the chance to participate in the WV State Championship in December at Fairmont State University. Each team had at least four members aged nine to twelve years old. Before the robotics competition, they conducted presentations before judges. The theme for this year’s competition was “Hydro Dynamics”. Each team presented...

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Cash Bash

JAMES RUMSEY EMERGENCY SERVICES AND AUTOMOTIVE 1ST ANNUAL CASH BASH JANUARY 13, 2018 Two Numbers per ticket with chances to WIN all day. Tickets are $25.00 Guest $10.00 Tip Jars and Money Boards will be available Doors open at 11:30am – First draw at 12:00pm $1000.00 Grand Prize at 4:00pm All unsold tickets become property of James Rumsey Technical Institute. Must be 18 or older to purchase ticket Only 500 tickets sold 12:00 – $500           1:00 – $500  2:00 – $500  3:00 – $500 4:00 – $1000 12:15 – $100      1:15 – $100...

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New Generation of Aspiring Nurses

On Friday, September 1, the latest generation of JRTI’s longest-running program, was on site today; the Practical Nursing students were extremely engaged in mannequin exercises. The Practical Nursing course is equipped with mannequins program to replicate certain ailments, allowing students to practice and hone their diagnostic skills in a fail proof environment. The students are to examine the mannequins, record what they examined and discuss their observations in a collaborative manner with their fellow classmates. The aspiring nurses learn to perform tasks such as testing pulse, blood pressure, listening to the lungs and calculating medications. This is a great...

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