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Snow Make-Up Days

Given the recent inclement weather school closings, the NHREC Makeup Schedule will be as follows in consideration of the revised schedules adopted by the Greater Peninsula School Divisions that operate the NHREC regional programs. January 26, 2018 NHREC CTE & GSST will use this day as a Make-up Day for Gloucester County, Hampton City,… Read more »

State Fair Competition

The Cosmetology II program at the Butler Farm campus of New Horizons Regional Educational Center participated in the SkillsUSA State Fair Competitions in Doswell, Virginia on October 2nd 2017. During the competition we had a total of 24 students who competed in various portions. We had 5 students who were awarded placement medals and… Read more »

Student Health Screening at Dozier Middle School

The afternoon Medical Assistant Class of 2018 participated in the Dozier Middle School Health Screening over a period of 4 days. Due to a successful pilot of using students during last school year, Nurse Bloom requested our assistance again this year. The health screening for 300 plus 7th grade students at Dozier Middle School…. Read more »

Mechatronics Program Recognized by Governor

Mechatronics Program Recognized by Governor Terry McAuliffe Pictured left to right: Dr. Seyed Akhavi, TNCC Dean; Dewey Ray, NHREC CTE Principal; Shelly Simonds NHREC Board of Trustees Chair; Ms. Pam Nuby, Canon VA.; Governor Terry McAuliffe; Rich Wilcox, TNCC Instructor; Dr. Anne Holton, Va. State Board of Education; Dr. Dietra Trent, Va. Secretary of Education… Read more »

ADVANCED TECHNICAL CAREERS ACADEMY

“The Good Life Solution” – CTE Training to Employment On October 20, 2017 the NHREC Advanced Technical Careers Academy (ATCA) (Automotive, Construction and Manufacturing) conducted the “The Good Life Solution” employment program kick-off event facilitated by Training Modernization Group (TMG). The 2017-2018 ATCA Employment Program represents a revolutionary approach that focuses on employers hiring… Read more »

WL Culinary Students Whip Up Frothy Foods for Space Station

Feb. 22, 2017 Culinary Students Whip Up Frothy Foods for Space Station Astronauts are just like everyone – they love desserts. With that in mind, local high school students recently put their best forks forward to see if their cuisine will reign supreme in space. Two teams of culinary arts students competed Feb. 16 at… Read more »

WL Culinary Students Whip Up Frothy Foods for Space Station

Feb. 22, 2017 Culinary Students Whip Up Frothy Foods for Space Station Astronauts are just like everyone – they love desserts. With that in mind, local high school students recently put their best forks forward to see if their cuisine will reign supreme in space. Two teams of culinary arts students competed Feb. 16 at… Read more »

Apprenticeships help fill manufacturing jobs

Learning while you earn gives a jump start to careers for young workers By Kara Murphy / Contributing writer At just 23, Mike Field has a life many of his high school classmates who went on to college can’t even dream of yet. He has bought a house. He’s engaged to be married. He even… Read more »

Health Sciences – Annual Fall Blood Drive

New Horizons Butler Farm Campus conducted its annual Fall Blood Drive on Nov. 4th in the Electricity and Renewable Energy Lab.  Medical Assistant students visited all classrooms to recruit blood donors on Wednesday, Oct. 26th and made presentations, signed up students, and provided permission slips.  Our campus collected 58 pints of blood exceeding our goal… Read more »

Apprenticeships help fill manufacturing jobs

Learning while you earn gives a jump start to careers for young workers By Kara Murphy / Contributing writer At just 23, Mike Field has a life many of his high school classmates who went on to college can’t even dream of yet. He has bought a house. He’s engaged to be married. He even… Read more »