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SkillsUSA and NTHS host annual Career Day

Speaker Halie Aaron discusses her career from CHS to her current job.

Riley Forrester

February 25, 2020

CHS students explored the job market by listening to various speakers on Friday, Feb. 24 during the annual Career Day hosted by SkillsUSA and the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). Parents, alumni and other guest speakers from different industries shared their experiences as students circulated the clas...

NTHS showcases variety of professions at Career Day

Junior RJ Franzen of Allentown listens to a speaker from Goodsports USA at Career Day.

Isabella Ji and Ella Lukowiak

March 15, 2019

Students had the opportunity to listen to speakers with careers in the communications field and beyond on Friday, Feb. 22 during the annual Career Day, hosted by SkillsUSA and the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). This year, the club welcomed 17 speakers to talk about their professional experi...

SkillsUSA and NTHS host annual Career Day

Students view prototypes brought in by workers from Hatteras for Career Day.

Madison Beekman

March 5, 2019

As a part of Career and Technical Education Month, students participated in the annual Career Day on Friday, Feb. 22, hosted by SkillsUSA and the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). Students traveled from classroom to classroom, listening to guest speakers from all different jobs. Guest speake...

SkillsUSA and NTHS bring in speakers, cash on Career Day

Blot photo by Marissa Ho.

Liam Umbs

January 12, 2018

CHS's annual Career Day was presented by SkillsUSA and the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) on Friday, Dec. 8. Students explored careers from many industries and listened to  keynote speaker Chelsea Whittemore at the end of the day. Two of the speakers, including Whittemore, graduated from CHS ...

CHS is visited by professionals, alumni on Career Day

Deborah Piperno is the CEO and inventor of VOOM Carpool for Kids.

Lauren Tarigo

December 9, 2017

SkillsUSA and the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) welcomed 17 speakers to CHS for its annual Career Day on Dec. 8, providing students with a detailed look inside some of their future professions. Students began the first part of their day with four shortened class periods and an hour lunch....

Annual Career Day brings wide range of jobs to CHS

Keynote speaker, Rachel Belli, talks to CHS students about life as a broadcast producer.

Grace Badger

December 4, 2016

An actor, a golfer, a politician, a lawyer, and a crowd of other professionals walk into a school. Three hours later, they leave having shared their work experiences with hundreds of ambitious students. That is precisely what happened on December 2, at the Communications High School Career Day organize...

Skills welcomes new NTHS members and prepares for Career Day

Ebenezer Shim

November 5, 2016

The meeting began with the council thanking everyone who helped coordinate a successful Halloween Dance on Oct. 28. The dance raised $620 for the club. The next event for SkillsUSA is Career Day, and the council hopes to finalize speakers by Nov. 9. More opportunities to help out at Career Day include...

SkillsUSA works to address participation issue

Ebenezer Shim

October 20, 2016

SkillsUSA met today to focus on four major topics: volunteering, the Halloween Dance, Career Day and competition assignments. The club has not yet earned enough money for competitions, and all members will now be required to sell an entertainment book. The need for volunteers was also addressed, and...

SkillsUSA encourages members to get involved in many ways

Ebenezer Shim

October 13, 2016

The SkillsUSA meeting began with the council and committee heads for the Halloween Dance to donate food and decorations for the upcoming event on Oct. 28. Donations would contribute to scholarship consideration for the cost of competitions. Juniors and seniors were also supposed to have their Career...

SkillsUSA introduces itself to new and returning members

Ebenezer Shim

September 22, 2016

SkillsUSA held its first official meeting to introduce the club to members. The agenda included an introduction to the club as well as the council members, an explanation of the competitions, finances that need to be covered, upcoming fundraisers scheduled throughout the year, applications for interested...

Career Day open eyes to a world of opportunities

Career Day open eyes to a world of opportunities

Kate Ridoux

February 28, 2016

On Wednesday, Feb. 23, CHS participated in its 15th annual Career Day, hosted by SkillsUSA. SkillsUSA adviser Deborah Maher stated that a lot of time and hard work goes into organizing the event. “We started preparations for the event in November. NTHS members had to find at least one speaker eac...

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