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Wayne Local: Experiential Learning


The Experiential Learning program at WHS is committed to work-based learning opportunities to gain experiences designed to provide students with real-world learning through partnerships with local business and industry.

Learn more at Wayne Local’s Experiential Learning Program

Kenton County school leaders use tools of the building trade to keep students connected during pandemic


After months of learning remotely, a dozen Kenton County high school students were grateful to be back in the setting they know best – Kenton County’s Building Maintenance, a collaborative effort with Gateway Community Technical College.

“I personally don’t like the online schooling. I like this a lot better, with hands-on and everything,” Dixie Heights High School junior T.J. Seiter said.

Great Oaks: Restart Your Future 2020 Re-opening plans

Great Oaks |

GO will start the year on an A/B schedule. Students will be divided into two groups, with the A group on campus Monday/Thursday and the B group on campus Tuesday/Friday, with Wednesday as a remote learning/remote assistance day for all.

Half of our juniors and half of our seniors will be on campus at a time.

See the full plan at

Great Oaks healthcare students earn national recognition

Great Oaks |

Students in Great Oaks healthcare career programs at area high schools continue to show their skills and knowledge, this time on the national stage.

Student competitions to test the students’ skill and knowledge in a variety of healthcare categories were held through online testing and videotaped presentations. See the list of area students.

Western Brown High School DECA chapter members earn state organization’s highest honors at virtual conference

The Clermont Sun |

The competition is designed to simulate real-life business scenarios and test students’ academic understanding and skills development.

Students receiving recognition at the state level were: Rebecca Stanley who placed 1st for her Franchise Business Plan; Jasmine Kiser who placed 2nd in the Professional Selling Event; and the team of Jenna Easterling, Jillian Henry, and Sophia Murrell placed 3rd with their Career Development Project Management activity. The WBHS DECA Chapter II also made it to the finals for their pin design. No winner was announced due to the event’s cancellation.

DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management.

Students are taught and led by advisors, Kristin Depenbrock and Mike Goins who are satellite teachers for Southern Hills Career and Technical Center.

National recognition for Batavia High School business management program

The Clermont Sun |

Students earned the Quality Chapter Distinction as one of BPA’s most involved and active chapters. The chapter was recognized with the Community Service Award, Marketing and Public Relations Award, Social Media Award, and the Chapter of Excellence. The Batavia Chapter also earned the Special Olympics Award.

The 74 sophomores, juniors, and seniors in the 2019-2020 Batavia High School BPA chapter are enrolled in the Business Management satellite program offered through Great Oaks Career Campuses.

For many students at Ohio career centers, pandemic has put their plans on hold

via Columbus Dispatch |

The goal is for students to graduate with the credentials needed to enter the workforce — but now many of them are barred from those experiences.

Officials at area centers say they’re prepared to work with students however they can.

Easterseals gets $1.2M to help high-school dropouts earn diploma, learn a trade

via Cincinnati Enquirer |

The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded Easterseals Serving Greater Cincinnati a $1.2 million contract to help high-school dropouts earn their diploma or GED while learning a trade. Easterseals will oversee the YouthBuild program in Hamilton County for three years. YouthBuild gives at-risk youth ages 16 to 24 who left high school before graduating a way to correct that and to learn skills in the construction trades and other in-demand careers.