A Bibb County School District CTAE Newsletter: Fall Ed.
Cassandra Miller-Washington, Ph.D.
Executive Director of CTAE
The C.A.R.E.S Chronicles is a Bibb County’s monthly Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education newsletter. This newsletter will allow us to keep all of our stakeholders informed of the positive initiatives going on in Bibb County School District’s CTAE department. Our goal is to produce students who are college and career-ready by ensuring that all students are equipped to compete in an emerging 21st century.
Bibb County's 2019 CTAE Graduation Rate Reaches 96.99%
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Ballard-Hudson’s Leader's Program and FBLA Visits City Hall and the Tubman Museum
Beaulahland Bible Church’s Leader's Program and Ballard Hudson’s FBLA visited City Hall to learn how leadership skills can affect their future. Keith Moffett, the Macon-Bibb County Manager, informed students of the skills that are necessary to be successful in life and as a leader. Afterwards, the group visited the Tubman Museum to learn about different African American inventors and more about how Harriett Tubman led slaves to freedom.
Team RoboBibb Wins Outreach Award at 2019 GRITS Competition on November 2, 2019
FBLA Members Attend Fall Leadership Conference November 13-14, 2019 in Athens
Heard's AG Program is "Raising" the Students Knowledge about Plant Growth
Bibb County JROTC Hosts 2019 Rodney M. Davis District Drill Meet on November 2, 2019
Rutland Middle School's FFA Chapter named "Grand Champion Chapter"
DECA Members attend Fall Leadership Development Conference in Atlanta, October 17-18, 2019
Northeast High School JROTC Cadets Learn about STEM at the Museum of Aviation
Rutland FCCLA Members Volunteer at Macon Periods Easier
On October 5, 2019, Rutland FCCLA members volunteered at Macon Periods Easier, a local Macon organization run by Mrs. Monica Miller that is dedicated to providing women in need with feminine hygiene products. Members helped with a variety of tasks, including counting donated items, moving and storing supplies, and packing donation bags with products. Rutland intends to volunteer with Macon Periods Easier several more times this year with hopes of strengthening a bond already forming with the local community.
Ballard-Hudson’s FBLA and FCCLA Assists with Pedestrian Safety
Ballard-Hudson Middle School’s FBLA and FCCLA chapters assisted Violet Poe and volunteers of the Macon-Bibb County Pedestrian Safety Review Board’s PEDESTRIAN “On The Move” grant project during the Ballard-Hudson vs. Howard football game on Thursday, September 26, 2019.
Students, faculty, and staff were provided pedestrian safety education and given a phantom flash armband to wear as a way to “be seen” by drivers while walking or exercising during the evening, night, or early morning hours.
FFA Members Travel to Indiana For National Competition
Junior Leadership Corp (JLC) Cadets Model their New Uniforms
Rutland High School's FCCLA Chapter Places 2nd in the Chapter Fair Booth Display
Rutland FCCLA entered its first Chapter Booth Display this year as part of the Perry Fair Youth Educational Exhibits and placed 2nd in the High School category of competition! The booth was designed to look like the personal library of Rutland FCCLA, with the left side of the board representing national programs Rutland has already completed, or "Published", and the right side showcasing those to be completed, or "Coming Soon". Rutland FCCLA was recognized on stage during the Fall Leadership Rally for its accomplishment.
DECA Thanks Rutland Bus Drivers for Keeping Our Students Safe.
Rutland High School FFA Members Place at Area 3 CDE, September 26, 2019
- Kelly Huntley placed 6th in Senior Floral Design
- Ariel Lawson placed 2nd in Employability Skills
- Jeremy Sears, Logan Palmer, Jacob McCall and Vivek Patel placed 4th in Land Judging
- Jacob Ikner placed 13th in Tractor Operation and Maintenance
Ballard-Hudson's Middle School Junior Leadership Corp (JLC) is on the Move!
BHMS' JLC lead by Sgt. Charles Jackson participated in a Uniform Unveiling Ceremony on November 8, 2019. The event was attended by parents and community leaders. It was a wonderful moment full of excitement and emotion. Everyone is genuinely excited about the program.
Central High School's JROTC Rifle Team SY 19-20
Team members featured in the photograph are listed below.
Cadet Zack Mobbs 11th Grade
Cadet Jacquelinne Rivera 12th Grade
Cadet Chesney Colbert 9th Grade
Cadet Kira Briggs 9th Grade
Cadet Erik Villareal 12th Grade
Cadet Myra Broadus 9th Grade
Cadet Taylor Glover 12th Grade
Rutland MS JLC Cadets Visit Moody Air Force Base in Valdosta to Learn about Aerospace Science
Westside's First Tech Challenge Robotics Team . . . Alpha Phoenix
Westside's First Tech Challenge Robotics Team joined teams from Rutland, Northeast, and Weaver Middle Schools for their first meet of the year at Vidalia High School on Saturday, October 26, 2019. Students were able to share design innovations and successes with the other teams in the Central Georgia Region. All participants honored the overarching philosophy of "Gracious Professionalism" during the day's competitive activities.
Hutchings College and Career Academy (HCCA) Teaching as a Profession Students Visit Middle Georgia State University
Air Force JROTC Units Pass Inspection
Rutland Middle and High FCCLA Members Learn about Leadership at GaFCCLA Fall Conference, November 6-7, 2019
Hutchings College and Career Academy Cosmetology Students Wig Out!
Maggie Bruce, Supervisor of Southwest High, Westside High, Central High, Ballard Hudson Middle, Weaver Middle, and Miller Middle
Niya Hicks, Supervisor of Hutchings College and Career Academy
Vonnie Angelo, Work-Based Learning Supervisor and Youth Apprenticeship Coordinator
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