The Walker Talker

Walker Career Center weekly update - November 1, 2019

Child Development class is flipped upside down

This week the Child Development class was taken over by Real Care Infants. This week they were able to practice changing diapers, bottle feeding, proper holding positions, and burping to prepare them for their simulation days where they respond to babies cries and provide proper care.


On October 31, 2019, Ivy Tech Community College visited Walker Career Center to speak to 257 students about their program offers. Students were introduced to the Associated Accelerated Program (ASAP), Ivy Men of Merit Program, ISucceed, Next Level Jobs and Dual Credit. Two recent 2019 Warren graduate, Christian Lucas and Savanah Palacios spoke about how the ASAP program is helping them be successful in 11 months.

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Criminal Justice students were able to simulate traffic stops and responding to calls today. Students are provided with a belt that includes a pair of handcuffs and training weapon. Students learned the importance of working together with a partner and have a strong ability to communicate effectively while in stressful situations.
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Traffic Stop


Walker Career Center staff have been busy designing their own license plate that showcases their passion for everyone to see. Just one of the many reasons why Walker Career Center is such an amazing place to work.
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Walker Career Center and Warren Central High School are excited to host the annual Career and College Fest on Wednesday, November 13 on the Warren Central campus. All students are encouraged to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to explore a wide array of post-secondary opportunities. Any individuals interested in participating in the Career and College Fest should contact Chris McClatchy.
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District Town Hall Meetings

This fall, MSD of Warren Township will be creating a comprehensive strategic plan based on community input that will ensure all students and staff have the conditions necessary to develop and apply Journey of a Graduate (JoG) skills and dispositions. The Journey of a Graduate skills are a set of 6 skills and dispositions that have been identified by our community needed for success in and out of school. The JoG skills are Critical Thinking, Citizenship, Communication, Collaboration, Content Knowledge, and Resilience. These JoG skills will serve as the foundation of the district strategic plan.

One way the district will capture community input is through an online survey. Linked below is a short survey that will ask questions around our strengths as a district and help us identify areas for improvement.

Strategic Planning Survey

Town Hall Meetings will also be scheduled for our teachers, students, parents and community to collaborate in person. Elementary school Town Hall Meetings will be hosted by their feeder intermediate and middle school. Those meeting dates are below:

Monday, November 18th, 6:00 - 7:30 at Warren Central High School (WCC)

Tuesday, November 19th, 6:00 - 7:30 at Raymond Park Intermediate and Middle School (LP, LO, HA)

Thank you in advance for your participation and thank you for your continued support of MSD Warren Township Schools.

Dr. Tim Hanson

Superintendent of Schools