The Around the County Podcast will focus on the theme each month of the Director’s View. March’s theme is Healthy Choices.  This month, we talked with Coordinated School Health coordinator Karen Slater.  Coordinated School Health provides information and activities to help students and teachers live healthy.  Stay up to date with all the great things happening in the Bradley County Schools system with the Director’s View and the Around the County Podcast.

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Shawn Williams, BCHS Precision Machining Instructor, completed a HAAS Foundation grant for student scholarships, SkillsUSA competition costs, and other student related activities.  Ken Potts, a HAAS representative and advisory member, presented Mr. Williams with the check for $10,000 during a visit to Bradley Central High School.  The instructor is excited about using the money to cover student industry certification costs in NIMS (National Institute Metalworking Skills).

Around the County Podcast – Volume 1 Episode 1

The newest addition to the Director’s View, The Around the County Podcast will focus on the theme each month of the Director’s View. February’s theme is Technology.  This month, we talked with Secondary Supervisor Danny Coggin, Michigan Avenue Principal Angela Lawson, and Work Based Learning Coordinator Brittany Cannon.  They were part of a group who participated in the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) in Orlando, Florida.  Stay up to date with all the great things happening in the Bradley County Schools system with the Director’s View and the Around the County Podcast.

Haley is a Bradley Central High School Cambridge student who recently was awarded a scholarship for Tennessee Governors School at UT Martin.  TGSAS is a four week college experience for rising juniors and seniors.  Haley will get 6 hours college credit by participating in two college classes in the Agricultural Sciences.  Haley is super driven and participates in Cambridge classes at Bradley.  She is also active in the FFA and participates in Career Development Events.

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B.C.H.S Cosmetology 3 students evaluate career opportunities with Cleveland Massage Institute.

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Bradley Central High School Cosmetology students polished nails and provided Valentines for the residents at Brookdale.

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Stephen May was accompanied by his mom at the ninth annual Governor Volunteer Stars Award ceremony on Sunday, February 12, 2017 in Franklin, Tennessee where he represented Bradley County.  One adult and one youth from each county was recognized for the great work, self-less contributions, and community outreach which made each exemplary volunteers. Stephen’s application outlined the work he completed as he led the Live Drug Free charge in Bradley County along with  the other students from Bradley Central High School and Walker Valley High School.  In CTE, Stephen is a welding student, Youth Career Connect student, and National Technical Honor Society student among other accomplishments.  Stephen represents Bradley County well.