CTE Blog

  • East Valley High School Greenhand FFA Graduation Ceremony There were 15 students who applied for the Greenhand FFA Degree and 13 were in attendance at our first Greenhand Ceremony.  The application is one where the students had to demonstrate their knowledge and get signed off in the following areas: FFA Motto, Creed, Mission Statement, Jacket and Emblem.  In addition, they had to have ...
  • East Valley High School FFA Group Compete at SubDistricts This group of young women makes up the East Valley High School FFA Agricultural Issues team. The team debated an issue at subdistricts and will now compete in districts in January. The issue that they are debating in front of a panel is the Reintroduction of Grizzly Bears in the Northern Cascades. They have written and ...
  • Wagstaff, a Friend to Spokane Valley CTE The primary industry functions of Spokane-based Wagstaff, Inc. are to enable aluminum producers to transform molten aluminum into solid shapes. And they’ve become a successful international leader on how to do it and how to do it well, with a focus on innovation, technology and customer service. But being a leader in their industry isn’t all ...
  • University High School Career Cafe Starting in mid-December, University High School students will have a dedicated place to meet local professionals to talk careers and career paths. On a monthly basis, the newly formed UHigh Career Café will bring in a variety of individuals from different career clusters. So far, professionals from various aspects of the healthcare field have been ...
  • West Valley High School DECA Opens Permanent Free Clothing Store Last year, DECA students at West Valley High School assisted Mary Pat in branding and promoting the WestV Style free clothing closet. Mary started the project a few years earlier. The goal with branding and promoting was to increase awareness of the services among the WVHS students, increase donations, and brand the store as a place ...
  • Central Valley High School DECA Presents Benefit Fashion Show on December 3rd Central Valley High School DECA presents a Prom Preview Fashion Show to benefit Ronald Mc Donald House Charities Monday, December 3rd, 7pm  in the Central Valley High School. Theatre. The show is produced by and features marketing education students, highlighting the latest formal fashions courtesy of Finders Keepers and Tuxedo Gallery.  Tickets $5 in advance on ...
  • Local Students Will Compete at DECA Area Conference Sixteen area high school DECA chapters will compete Monday, December 10th, at Spokane Falls Community College during the annual Area 11 DECA Career Development Conference. DECA is a national organization of marketing students that includes over 1,000 students at Cheney, Central Valley, Clarkston, Deer Park, East Valley, Ferris, Lakeside, Lewis & Clark, Mead, Mt. Spokane, North ...
  • Centennial Middle School’s TSA Leadership Team travels to Fall Leadership Training On Saturday, November 19th, Centennial Middle School’s Technology Student Association (TSA) Leadership team traveled to Central Washington University for the Fall Leadership training. While there, students participated in leadership activities, boat building and racing, and several breakout sessions around TSA Leadership. These breakouts sessions included: professionalism, chapter offices, program of work, fundraising, public speaking, and ...
  • West Valley High School DECA Tackles Hunger West Valley High School’s DECA Chapter was successful in raising money for Second Harvest’s “Tackle Hunger” fundraiser. “Tackle Hunger” is a contest that high schools can participate in to raise money for Second Harvest. The contest takes place in the fall to prepare for the holiday season. The WVHS DECA chapter collected $3,200 dollars, surpassing ...
  • CTE Course Catalogs Spokane Valley CTE is based on a consortium of four school districts – CVSD, EVSD, Freeman, and WVSD –  who bring together business and education to advise and approve Career and Technical Education programs. If you’ve ever wondered what that curriculum is, we now have the answer. Below are links to the full CTE course catalogs for each ...
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  • East Valley High School Greenhand FFA Graduation Ceremony There were 15 students who applied for the Greenhand FFA Degree and 13 were in attendance at our first Greenhand Ceremony.  The application is one where the students had to demonstrate their knowledge and get signed off in the following areas: FFA Motto, Creed, Mission Statement, Jacket and Emblem.  In addition, they had to have ...
  • Wagstaff, a Friend to Spokane Valley CTE The primary industry functions of Spokane-based Wagstaff, Inc. are to enable aluminum producers to transform molten aluminum into solid shapes. And they’ve become a successful international leader on how to do it and how to do it well, with a focus on innovation, technology and customer service. But being a leader in their industry isn’t all ...
  • University High School Career Cafe Starting in mid-December, University High School students will have a dedicated place to meet local professionals to talk careers and career paths. On a monthly basis, the newly formed UHigh Career Café will bring in a variety of individuals from different career clusters. So far, professionals from various aspects of the healthcare field have been ...
  • West Valley High School DECA Opens Permanent Free Clothing Store Last year, DECA students at West Valley High School assisted Mary Pat in branding and promoting the WestV Style free clothing closet. Mary started the project a few years earlier. The goal with branding and promoting was to increase awareness of the services among the WVHS students, increase donations, and brand the store as a place ...
  • Central Valley High School DECA Presents Benefit Fashion Show on December 3rd Central Valley High School DECA presents a Prom Preview Fashion Show to benefit Ronald Mc Donald House Charities Monday, December 3rd, 7pm  in the Central Valley High School. Theatre. The show is produced by and features marketing education students, highlighting the latest formal fashions courtesy of Finders Keepers and Tuxedo Gallery.  Tickets $5 in advance on ...
  • Local Students Will Compete at DECA Area Conference Sixteen area high school DECA chapters will compete Monday, December 10th, at Spokane Falls Community College during the annual Area 11 DECA Career Development Conference. DECA is a national organization of marketing students that includes over 1,000 students at Cheney, Central Valley, Clarkston, Deer Park, East Valley, Ferris, Lakeside, Lewis & Clark, Mead, Mt. Spokane, North ...
  • Wagstaff to Offer Summer Program in 2019! Wagstaff, a local Spokane company, will be offering a four-week summer program for students interested in manufacturing and engineering. More information will be released in October at their Business After Hours Event.    
  • Avista Provides ‘Energy Pathways’ for Students Eighteen Spokane area high school juniors and seniors spent July discovering if a career in the energy field could be their pathway to a successful future. Through Avista’s inaugural Energy Pathways student career experience, the students were in classroom sessions with Avista experts from a range of craft, technical and professional fields. Then the students ...
  • mikeroweWORKS Scholarship Recipients Announced: Spokane Valley CTE Student Among winners After winning GOLD in the Additive Manufacturing competition at the state SkillsUSA competition in April, Spencer Donahue, an Advanced Manufacturing student at Spokane Valley Tech, began to prepare for the National Leadership and Skills Conference being held in Louisville, KY in late June. Fundraising to offset the travel costs can be daunting, but on June 1st it ...
  • Inland Northwest STEM Exhibition West Valley High School Engineering and Robotics team hosted the INW STEM Exhibition in May.  The purpose of the event was to showcase local STEM programs, inspire students to meet science and technology challenges, develop teamwork, practice gracious professionalism, and HAVE FUN doing it! The day’s events featured FIRST Lego League Jr. & Lego League Robotics ...
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