Students’ menu included scallop schnitzel with Mango Beurre Blanc and pineapple cucumber salad; duck breast with Montmorency sided with braised rainbow chard and harvest medley rice; and a chocolate Bundt cake filled with raspberry sauce and passion fruit zabaglione.
It will remain open from February 24 – March 24. To apply you will need to log onto your i-student account and look for the link on the left sidebar that reads “CTHS Full-time Application”. You will be given instructions from there. If you do not have an i-student account, you will need to check with your school’s front office on how to apply for one.
Our CTHS BPA chapter’s regional event was held on January 31, 2014. Thirty-six of our members participated. Two of our BPA alumni members, Samantha Walsh and Kyle Brunger, came in to provide encouragement to our members and help to our advisors. Thank you, Sam and Kyle!
On a typical weekday in the CTHS kitchen, the aromas of food cooking waft out into the halls as the sounds of crackling flames and the clatter of knives on chopping blocks fill the kitchen. This is where students in the culinary arts program learn all the essentials to succeed in the restaurant industry.
CTHS is offering a Healthy Futures fitness program three days a week starting in February. Workouts will be individually designed to help you meet your goals of getting stronger, losing, weight, and making healthier nutritional decisions.
In January, State Officers from Business Professionals of America (BPA) joined state officers from the other Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO) at the Winter Planning Meeting to continue work on planning the State Performance Based Assessment Conference (PBAC) in March. BPA, DECA, FCCLA, FEA, HOSA, and SkillsUSA state officers met at Homewood Suites and King Career Center in Anchorage on January 17-18 to continue their work for the State PBAC.
One of Mrs. Riddle's Desktop Publishing students was hired to create this year's flyer for the Mat-Su Outdoorsman Show
If you are interested in helping organize the events that go on in our school, stop by the tourism hallway flex room next Tuesday at 2:00pm to check it out.
Our latest service project includes providing Thanksgiving dinners to families in need within our Mat-Su Borough School District. National Technical Honor Society, Business Professionals of America, Heath Occupations of America, Science Olympiad, Ocean Bowl, Science Bowl, and our staff, all teamed up to donate these complete Thanksgiving dinners.
Congratulations to the freshmen class for dominating our canned food drive competition! As their prize, freshmen will be released from their 4th period classes five minutes early this whole week. Thank you to all students who donated to our annual canned food drive!
Health care is one of the fastest growing fields in industry, and a career in health care can offer tremendous job satisfaction and excellent compensation. Students with skills in health care will be well positioned for many career options after high school, and CTHS offers students a variety of courses to develop these skills!
The BPA Social Committee planned an ice cream sundae party in October.
Members of CTHS Student Government attended the Alaska Association of Student Government’s Fall Conference in Juneau. Our delegates got to experience Juneau, participate in leadership workshops, and most importantly debate and pass resolutions from schools all over the state!
Nine BPA (Business Professionals of America) members and two of our local advisors were interviewed by Mr. Mike Chmieleswki about our 1st annual Fall Bazaar. The two-minute spot will be aired and also be available on our website. Thank you to Mr. Chmielewski and KVFR Radio Free Palmer for this wonderful experience!
All State CTSO Officers gathered at the Homewood Suites for their first face-to-face meeting since being elected at last spring’s Performance-Based Assessment (PBAC) Conference. They are planning this year’s PBAC that will be held in March 2014.
Going to the beach? Wait, that's snow. American Charter Academy students get a head start on Spring Break. If your child attends a non-traditional school, please check your calendar.
Opening in the fall of 2014 are two new permanent facilities for two schools: Mat-Su Day School and Valley Pathways, both special mission schools in the Mat-Su Borough School District. Shown here is Valley Pathways principal, Jim Wanser, with MSB Project Manager, Robert Scott. MSB and MSBSD School Board/Administration toured both sites.
No school for students at most MSBSD schools on Monday and Tuesday. Parents, please check with your school for times for P/T Conferences. Students at Big Lake, Houston Middle, and Houston High will attend school Tuesday as a make-up day.
Inclement weather required a school closure on January 23, 2014 at Big Lake Elem, Houston Middle, and Houston High schools. This was the second school closure and exceeds the one snow day built into the calendar. February 18th is a school day for students at these three schools. Please read more by clicking "view full story"...
Get a first look at the FY15 Preliminary Budget and School Board Legislative Priorities. Also, come and join the budget conversation at one of our Budget Open Houses. Download a flyer and more information....
For MSBSD students in grades 5-12 and staff, we will participate in the survey sponsored by the Alaska Association of School Boards. You may read more in Mr. Gene Stone's letter, download a brochure, and more. MSBSD Superintedent, Dr. Deena Paramo, says, "In Mat-Su, we put the data to good use. Through the survey data, we learn more about our schools to help inform our decisions."
For excellence in budget presentation, the Association of School Business Officials Internaional recognizes the MSBSD. Earning this award, the District submitted its 2013-2014 budget for a rigorous review based on stringent criteria. Read more....
Hosted by the Mat-Su Borough, the community had an opportunity to hear first-hand about the newest high school, slated to open in the fall of 2015. Attending the meeting was Caleb, a student at Iditarod Elementary, who made his own drawing of the new school. He hopes to enroll when the new school opens.
October 24-25 are Parent/Teacher Conference Days in Mat-Su. Please check with your child's school for specific times and schedules. Don't miss it! No school for students on Thursday and Friday, October 24-25.
McCool Carlson Green worked collaboratively with the school Building Design Committee to refine the spatial needs and develop a range of design options to add 33,000 square feet of building to the existing Career & Technical High School. You can see the McCool Carlson Green’s Design Narrative of new CTHS addition here.
Each Career and Technical Education (CTE) Pathway offers career-minded students an opportunity to explore and prepare for a career. Career and Technical Education Programs of Studies (CTEPS) provide suggested courses to take in high school. Students and parents can use these CTEPS to guide their decision making about what courses to take in high school. Click on this link for our district’s CTEPS.
2014-2015 CTHS Full-time Application is now open! It will remain open from February 24 – March 24. To apply you will need to log onto your i-student account and look for the link on the left sidebar that reads “CTHS Full-time Application”. You will be given instructions from there.
If you do not have an i-student account, you will need to check with your school’s front office on how to apply for one.
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM State Science O - UAA
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM NTHS Induction Ceremony
8:00 AM - 12:30 PM Construction Career Day
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM CNA Pinning Ceremony
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM BPA Torch Ceremony