Thank you to everyone who registered for the Summer Career Academy. Registration is now FULL.

Dear Parent/Guardian,

The faculty and staff of James Rumsey Technical Institute are very excited to host your child at our JRTI Summer Career Academy on June 8, 9 and 10, 2022.  This is an excellent opportunity for students to explore various career pathways as they are making decisions about their future.

In order for this time to be safe and successful please read this information with your child.

  • Time
    • The academy is from 9:00 – 2:30. Students may ride the bus from designated schools or be dropped off at the side JRTI Cafeteria, located at the back of the building.  Please enter the at the main entrance and drive counterclockwise to the back.  Exit by continuing counter clockwise around the building. 
  • Students riding the bus
    • See bus schedule at the end of this letter.  A parent or guardian must be at the drop off site when the bus arrives.
  • Students being dropped off/picked up
    • Student arrivals are between 8:45 and 9:00.  Students must be picked up by 2:45.
    • Drop off and pick up will be at the Cafeteria entrance.
    • Career Academy Map
  • Masks
    • Per current guidance, face coverings are not required in schools, classrooms, and offices.  This is a personal choice and all attendees may choose what they feel is appropriate.  We will follow the guidance provided at the time of the academy.
  • Lunch
    • Bring a packed lunch and water daily.  Pack food that does not need refrigeration.
  • Clothing
    • Wear school appropriate t-shirt, shorts or jeans, closed toed shoes that may get dirty or dusty.  FOR SAFETY REASONS, NO SANDALS, FLIP FLOPS OR OPEN TOED SHOES.
  • Medication forms
    • If your child needs to receive medication while he or she is at JRTI, the medication form signed by the physician and the medication must be delivered to JRTI prior to the academy.  These must not be sent with the student.  This includes any over the counter medications, cough drops, etc.  All medication must be in its original container.
  • Accommodations
    • If your student needs special documented accommodations, please contact MaryAnne Sullivan at mrsulliv@k12.wv.us.

Should you need further information please contact Donna Van Metre at dvanmetre@k12.wv.us.

Thank you,

Donna Van Metre, Director


The tentative bus schedules are:

Berkeley County

Berkeley County School Departure Times

  • 8:15 Musselman High
  • 8:15 Spring Mills High
  • 8:30 Martinsburg High
  • 8:30 North Middle School

Berkeley County Drop Off Times

  • 2:45 Martinsburg High
  • 2:45 North Middle School
  • 3:00 Musselman High
  • 3:00 Spring Mills High

Jefferson County –  this may be a bus or a van

Jefferson County – Tentative Departure Times

  • 8:15 Washington High
  • 8:30 Jefferson High

Jefferson County Drop Off Times

  • 3:00 Jefferson High
  • 3:15 Washington High

Morgan County –  this may be a bus or a van

Morgan County – Tentative Departure Times

  • 8:15 Berkeley Springs High School

Morgan County Drop Off Times

  • 3:00 Berkeley Spring High School