Welcome to the Wilkes-Barre Area
Career & Technical Center
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2013 WBACTC GRADUATE FOLLOW-UP SURVEY
PLEASE CLICK THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ACCESS THE SURVEY:http://www.flp.ed.state.pa.us/
If you graduated in 2013, we ask you to complete the follow-up survey by clicking the link above. If you need your security code, contact Dr. Tony Guariglia @ 570-822-4131 ext. 118.
CONGRATULATIONS WBACTC CLASS OF 2014!
Pictured above is the WBACTC Class of 2014.
220 students from Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center received certificates on June 3rd during commencement ceremonies at the school’s Plains Township campus. Outstanding seniors were Brianna Burford, the William Matikiewicz Award for Outstanding Senior Recipient; Joseph Evanick, Jeffery Jennings, Kayleen Hutchinson, Alitza Portuhondo, 1st Runner-Up; Alex Roper, Casey Ross, Shannon Ross, Scott Sayer, Amber Scott, Jonathan Smith. To view the list of all graduates, chose the desired format: Adobe (.pdf) OR MS Word (.docx)
WNEP FEATURES STORY ON A/V STUDENTS GOING TO SKILLS USA NATIONALS
Two students from Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center will be going to Kansas City from June 23rd to the 27th to compete in the Skills USA Nationals in the Television (Video) Production contest. Casey Ross, a Crestwood senior, and Ayla Samano, a Pittston Area senior, will be the two students from Mr. Phil Schoener's Audio Visual Communications program at WBACTC that will compete in the contest, which will include a video assignment to be completed by a team of two student members. The assignment will consist of the following: 1. A video that conveys the assigned theme or objective. 2. Contestants are to edit a 60-second video production. 3. The completed video production must convey an adequate representation of the subject or theme 4. Designated time periods will be provided for recording and editing 5. Emphasis will be placed on: professional production of the video by industry standards, quality of audio and video, and conveyance of theme of the viewer. Other notes... **Casey and Ayla will be representing the state of Pennsylvania against 49 other states for the National Championship. **SkillsUSA is a United States career and technical student organization serving more than 320,000 high school and college students and professional members enrolled in training programs in technical, skilled, and service occupations, including health occupations. ***WBACTC had a SkillsUSA National Champ in 2008 when a student from Holy Redeemer won the electric contest.
WBACTC '14 OUTSTANDING SENIORS HONORED
Pictured above, from left to right: Mr. Frank Majikes, Principal; Mr. Tony Testa, Dean of Students; Amber Scott, Shannon Ross, Alex Roper, Joseph Evanick, Brianna Burford, Overall Outstanding Senior; Alitza Portuhondo, 1st Runner-Up; Jeffery Jennings, Kayleen Hutchinson, Casey Ross, Scott Sayer, Jonathan Smith and Dr. Anthony Guariglia, Assistant Principal
Eleven members of the 2014 Senior Class at WBACTC were named "Outstanding Seniors" and honored at the Senior Recognition and Awards Night on June 3rd. Brianna Burford, the William Matikiewicz Award for Outstanding Senior Recipient, is a Health Assistant student with instructor, Mrs. Tina LoBrutto. The 1st Runner-Up chosen was Alitza Portuhondo, a Culinary Arts I senior with instructor, Mrs. Molly Miller
WBACTC AWARDS NIGHT 2014 STREAMED LIVE OVER THE INTERNET
On Tuesday, June 3, 2014, The WBACTC Awards Night was streamed LIVE over the internet via HighSchoolCube.com, and can be viewed from any computer or mobile device.
9TH EPISODE OF SENIOR HIGHLIGHTS WEB SERIES: THIS WEEK FEATURES MICHAEL GALLI
Produced by Mr. Phil Schoener's A/V Comm. Class.
This weeks Senior Highlight episode features Audio Visual Communications Senior, Michael Galli.
COME OUT OF HIGH SCHOOL WITH A JOB & NO DEBT
Both NBC's Today Show and Education Week national newspaper recently covered stories promoting an alternative path for high school students to land a career without the debt, if college isn't for you... Career/Vocational Schools!
**To stop & view a particular story, click the corresponding Story button above**
Important Upcoming Dates
August 21, 2014 - In-Service Day
August 25, 2014 - School Opens
August 29, 2014 - School Closed
September 1, 2014 - School Closed, Labor Day
October 13, 2014 - School Closed, Columbus Day
October 29, 2014 - End of the 1st Quarter
November 11, 2014 - School Closed, Veterans Day
November 27, 28, & December 1, 2014 - School Closed, Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31 & Jan. 1, 2 - School Closed, Christmas Vacation
..:: Public Notice of Non-Discrimination ::..
The Wilkes Barre Area Career and Technical Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its program or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated Youth Groups. For information on services, activities and/or accessibility, contact: Support Programs Coordinator Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator, (570)822-4131, Wilkes Barre Area Career and Technical Center, 350 Jumper Road, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. 18705-0699, www.wbactc.org
School Website: www.wbactc.org
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)