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2017/2018 ACE Center Classroom Pictures

The ACE Center at Highland Springs Senior Awards Assembly. Click here for photos. 05/08/2018


Masonry students are working on the brick work and carpentry students are working on installing a large window in the Foundation House. Click here for photos. 04/30/2018


Vet II students from the ACE Center at Hermitage visited Busch Gardens and had a tour led by animal trainers/handlers. Click here for photos. 04/25/2018


Walker Stephens, an Automotive Technology student at the ACE Center at Hermitage, was awarded a donated car after winning an essay contest. The original owners of the car, Ben and Andrea Purcell, wanted to be able to donate their car to a deserving student and Walker was able to win the essay contest. With his car he will be able to get to and from his job at a local automotive repair shop. Good luck Walker! Click here for photos. 04/25/2018


ACE Center @ Hermitage Vet Assistant Student Winners @ HOSA Competition. Click here for photos. 03/27/2018


Vet II students work with Northstar Academy students to clean animal habitats. Click here for photos. 03/27/2018


The Academy at Virginia Randolph students from Mr. Phelps’ classes and students from Mr. Person’s ACE Center at Highland Springs classes participate in the district SkillsUSA masonry competition. Using the skills that they have mastered in their respective classes, students constructed a masonry structure in the allotted time limit. The winners were:

1st place- Jordan Harris from the ACE Center at Highland Springs 2nd place- Mike Banks from The Academy at Virginia Randolph 3rd place- Eddie Davis from the ACE Center at Highland Springs. Click here for photos. 03/08/2018


Students in Mr. Glassner’ s Graphic Communications I class at the ACE Center at Hermitage work on assembling buttons and printing tee shirts and custom license plates.  Click here for photos. 03/08/2018


First year students in Mr. Renick’s Air Conditioning & Refrigeration class at the ACE Center at Hermitage learn how to troubleshoot and repair many different types of refrigeration. Click here for photos.


Students in Ms. Hart’s and Ms. DeJarnette’s Cosmetology I class at the ACE Center at Hermitage practice their hair styling skills on each other and their practice manikins. Click here for photos. 03/08/2018


Hermitage & Highland Springs ACE Center automotive students visit the Richmond Auto Show. They attended a breakfast with area dignitaries and our own Senator Brat. He took time to talk with our students and stood for pictures with them. They were also able to hear from a great speaker, Master Sergeant Cedric King. After all that they were able to get out and see some great new cars from some of the best car manufacturers in the world. Click here for photos. 02/16/2018


2nd-year Cosmetology students at the ACE Center at Highland Springs participate in mock interviews with salon professionals. Click here for photos. 02/06/2018


Landscaping class at the ACE Center at Hermitage hard at work. Click here for photos. 02/06/2018


The Greenhouse Management class at the ACE Center at Hermitage learns about bees and beekeeping from CTE Education Specialist, Shawn Gross. Click here for photos. 02/06/2018


Pharmacy Technician students working in the lab at the ACE Center at Highland Springs. Click here for photos. 02/01/2018


Students in Mr. Alvut’s Precision Machining Technology class at the ACE Center at Hermitage work on developing their machining skills. Click here for photos. 02/01/2018


Just some of the skills studied in Practical Nursing. Click here for photos. 02/01/2018


Computer Systems Technology mock interviews (a.m. class) at the ACE Center at Highland Springs. thanks so much to our interviewers for giving their time and expertise! Click here for photos. 02/01/2018


Mrs. Mazza works with a student on a floral arrangement in the Greenhouse Management class offered at the ACE Center at Hermitage. Click here for photos. 01/26/2018


Kitchen island built by 1st-year Carpentry students at the ACE Center at Highland Springs. Click here for photos. 01/24/2018


A nice warm day to work on the house (for a change!). Click here for photos. 01/23/2018


Sports Medicine students at the ACE Ctr. @Hermitage being tested on skills. Click here for photos. 01/23/2018


Precision Machining students at the ACE Center at Hermitage. Click here for photos. 01/23/2018


CAD class at the ACE Center at Hermitage. Click here for photos. 01/23/2018


Auto I students at the ACE Center at Hermitage hard at work. Click here for photos. 01/23/2018


Students in the Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Plumbing class at the ACE Center at Hermitage learn how to repair a HVAC unit by watching a demonstration by their instructor, Mr. Renick. Click here for photos. 01/16/2018


Students from various HCPS schools were invited to attend the Winter Wonderland hosted by the students of Hospitality, Tourism and Catering class at the ACE Center @ HS.  The focus was to invite students from Special Needs classes to collaborate with the students of Hospitality.  This event also gave student an opportunity to plan a special event that is an important part of the our program. Click here for photos. 12/14/2017


The continued support from the Central Virginia Electrical Contractors Association (CVECA) ensures all students in the HCPS Electricity programs work with the most up to date tools and equipment. Here are several students with their Instructor, Mr. Cline, from the Academy at Virginia Randolph Electricity Program showing some of the new tools that were donated by the CVECA. Thank you CVECA for your contributions in helping the students in HCPS gain the necessary skills to obtain and maintain employment upon completion of high school! Click here for photo. 12/14/2017


Legals Systems Admin. students interview with Micky Ogburn, HCPS school board member, and lawyers and paralegal from the law firm of Allen and Allen. Many thanks to our interviewers for giving their time to help our students! Click here for photos. 12/12/2017


Medical Systems Admin. class at the ACE Center @Hermitage practices interviewing with HR personnel from Bon Secours and Fahryka Elliott, Educational Specialist, Business. thanks so much to our interviewers for their time and expertise! Click here for photos. 12/12/2017


Students in Mr. Alvut’s Precision Machining II class located at the ACE Center at Hermitage work at practicing the skills they have learned in class whether it’s on the milling machine, welding, or learning to keep their work area clean. Click here for photos. 12/06/2017


Ms. Mazza’s Greenhouse Management students at the ACE Center at Hermitage High School check over the poinsettias they have been growing for their winter fundraiser. In addition to growing the plants, students learn how to create bows, wreaths, and centerpieces. Click here for photos. 12/06/2017


Landscaping class work on project at one of our schools. Click here for photos. 11/30/2017


Greenhouse Management students working in the greenhouse and outside garden. Click here for photos. 11/30/2017


Vocational Foundation house takes shape on Neale St. in eastern Henrico. Carpentry students are shown working. basement walls are already in, but will be brick along the bottom. this section will be an unfinished basement. house will be more than 3,000 sq. ft. when finished. Click here for photos. 11/29/2017.


Sports Medicine mock interviews in Hermitage H.S. library. Thanks so much to our interviewers! Click here for photos. 11/28/2017


Cosmetology and Barbering students at the ACE Center @Hermitage provided free haircuts for homeless individuals at the Homeless Connect event at the Richmond Convention Center. Services included legal help, dental and health services, items of clothing and housing information. Click here for photos. 11/16/2017


Pharmacy Tech students working in their lab. Click here for photos. 11/15/2017


Pharmacy Tech mock interviews at the ACE Center at Highland Springs. Click here for photos. 11/15/2017


In Mr. Phelps Masonry I class, students are learning how to layout and set concrete blocks to form foundation piers and columns. Click here for photos. 11/15/2017


EMT students at the ACE Center at Hermitage learn to use back board to stabilize patients with possible neck/back injuries. Click here for photos. 10/25/17


Nurse Aide students practicing skills at the ACE at Hermitage. Click here for photos. 10/25/17


Greenhouse Fall Plant Sale. Click here for photo. 10/24/17


Students from the Cosmetology II classes at the ACE Center at Highland Springs meet with their adult mentors for the first time. The students are from Mrs. Williams and Ms. Childress’s classes. Click here for photo. 10/24/17


Students in Mr. Johnson and Mr. Enroughty’ s Computer Systems Technology II class at the ACE Center at Highland Springs are creating a tutorial, a step by step guide, describing the actions taken to “Configure, Setup and Install a Linux Virtual Machine” using HyperV in Windows 10. Click here for photo. 10/24/17


The second-year Veterinary Assistant students are working with Richardson’s Rescue to raise and foster kittens until they can be adopted. Click here for photos. 10/20/2017


Nurse Aide students learning skills at The ACE Center At Highland Springs. Click here for photos. 10/20/2017


Springer Preschool Academy students making fresh apple sauce after learning about Johnny Appleseed! Click here for photo. 10/19/2017


Career & Technical Education students competed in SkillsUSA competition at the State Fair of VA. Events included Carpentry, Electricity, Automotive, HVAC and Cosmetology (2 girls featured – Total Fashion Look competition) as well as leadership competitions. A/C, Refrigeration and Plumbing students from the ACE Center at Hermitage took 2nd place and Carpentry students at Highland Springs took 2nd placed as well. Click here for photos. 10/04/2017


HOSA (Health Occupations students of America) blood drive organized by Jennifer McCrickard (Nursing), and Audrey Valentine (Pharmacy Technician) at the ACE Center at Highland Springs had 44 donors (most were students) and collected 38 units of blood. Click here for photos. 10/04/2017


Students begin their first week at the ACE Center at Highland Springs. Click here for photos. 09/06/2017


Students at their first day of class at the ACE Center at Hermitage. Click here for photos. 09/05/2017


2016/2017  ACE Center Classroom Pictures


Student recruits in this years Henrico Summer Youth Fire Academy worked very hard on their training despite the heat and heavy equipment.Click here for photos. 07/13/2017


Henrico Summer Youth Fire Academy recruits training. Click here for photos. 07/12/2017


Henrico Summer Youth Fire Academy recruits training. Click here for photos. 07/12/2017


Vet students at the Summer Polytech Program visit an Alpaca farm. Click here for photos. 07/12/2017


Henrico County Police brought out one of their drug sniffing dogs for the Vet students at Summer Polytech to see today. Click here for photos. 07/10/2017


Vet students in the Summer Polytech program visit the Appalachian Great Pyrenees Rescue in Varina. Click here for photos. 07/10/2017


Students in Summer Polytech’s Pharmacy Tech Class. Click here for photos. 7/5/2017


Students in Summer Polytech’s High Tech Academy Class. Click here for photos. 7/5/2017


Students in Summer Polytech’s Early Childhood Education Class. Click here for photos. 7/5/2017


Students in Summer Polytech’s Computer Systems Technology Class. Click here for photos. 7/5/2017


Students in Summer Polytech’s Cosmetology Class. Click here for photos. 7/5/2017


Students in Summer Polytech’s Criminal Justice Class. Click here for photos. 7/5/2017


Students in Summer Polytech’s CAD Class. Click here for photos. 7/5/2017


Students in Summer Building Trades. Click here for photos. 7/5/2017


Students in Summer Polytech’s Auto Body Class. Click here for photos. 7/5/2017


Students with the Summer Building Trades watched a concrete foundation get poured and worked. Click here for photos. 06/29/2017


Students in the Summer Building Trades program are learning residential wiring today. Click here for photos. 06/28/2017


The ACE Centers at Hermitage and Highland Spring graduation ceremony photos. Click here for part 1. Click here for part 2. 06/15/2017


The carpentry students at the ACE Center at Highland Spring are working to finish up a shed they have been building. Click here for photos. 06/02/2017


Both ACE Centers participated in a joint awards ceremony at Highland Springs High School this year. Congratulations to all the students receiving awards this year! Click here for photos. 06/01/2017


Before the ACE Center students get to start on their next project house the foundation walls have to installed. This is the third student project house to use a new type of foundation wall system by Superior Walls of Central Virginia. It is a pre-fab systems that only took less than 3 hours to get set. Amazing. Click here for photos. 05/26/2017


Students from the Tech Ethics Society prepared and served lunch to local seniors at the ACE Center@Highland Springs. Click here for photos. 05/24/2017


A former student who is now studying to be a vet tech.  She is at Park West Veterinary Associates in S.C.  Click here for photos. 04/25/2017


The Veterinary Science 2 students are helping Richardson’s Rescues to raise 4 orphaned kittens.  This entails bottle feeding and giving lots of love! Click here for photos. 4/25/2017


Mock DUI staged by Criminal Justice class, with help from Sports Medicine class, VCU and Henrico Police and Fire, in an effort to make students aware of the dangers of driving while impaired. Click here for photos. 04/24/2017


A visit from a mobile dairy classroom about benefits of milk. Click here for photos. 04/04/2017


National Tech Honor Society ceremony for students at ACE Center @ Highland Springs. Click here for photos. 03/28/2017


National Tech Honor Society Induction Ceremony. The ceremony was for the ACE Center @ Hermitage students. A record 100 students were inducted this year. Click here for photos. 03/23/2017


Practical Nursing Graduation at Hermitage High School Auditorium. Click here for photos. 03/22/2017


Direct to garment printer reps talk to Graphic Communications students about the industry. Click here for pictures. 03/09/2017


Cosmetology II students at the ACE Center @Highland Springs participated in mock interviews (single and panel) with industry professionals. Several of the interviewers are graduates of the Cosmetology program at the ACE Center @Highland Springs. Click here for photos. 02/28/2017


Career & Technical Ed. students competed at the district level for SkillsUSA at Powhatan H.S. Click here for photos. 02/24/2017


Carpentry and Masonry students at the ACE Center @Highland Springs practice building a project for state SkillsUSA competition. Click here for photos. 02/24/2017.


Criminal Justice students at the ACE Center @Hermitage practice crime scene investigation for state SkillsUSA competition. Click here for photos. 02/24/2017


EMT students practice skills at the ACE Center @Hermitage. Click here for photos. 02/24/2017


Grooming day in the Vet II class at ACE Center @ Hermitage. Click here for photos. 02/24/2017


Vet 1 students participate in mock job interviews. Thank you to all our interviewers who helped our Vet I students prepare for the workplace. we truly appreciate your time and expertise! Click here for photos. 02/20/2017


CTE students had their SkillsUSA District Competition this week. Click here for photos. 02/15/2017


Early Childhood Education students  working with their kids building a bridge. Click here for photo. 01/23/2017


ACE Center at Hermitage, Criminal Justice students participated in Mock interviews to hone their skills for their future. Click here for photos. 01/11/2017


Patricia Dame’s, Tucker High School students, came in second at the VCU Fall Stock Market Games.


Teachers for Tomorrow I and II from Godwin High School visited Pinchbeck Elementary School. They read and delivered a book to every student. Click here for photo. 01/03/2017


Sports Medicine Mock Interviews, a.m. Class. Click here for photos. 12/08/2016


Greenhouse class gets ready for Christmas plant sale. Click here for photos. 12/08/2016


Students at the ACE Center at Hermitage read during DEAR (Drop Everything and Read) time. Click here for photos. 12/08/2016


The Barton Malow Foundation donated $5000 to Henrico CTE students. BMF works closely with Richmond International Raceway and their work to promote technical education in the Richmond/Henrico area.They all were there to see CTE students working on reclaiming old benches from Richmond International Raceway to be installed at local area baseball fields. Click here for photos. Click here for video. 12/06/2016


Mission Tomorrow is the Richmond region’s first interactive career exploration event for students. The event was held October 27– 28, 2016, at Richmond International Raceway. Click here for photos. 11/02/2016


Pajama day at Springer Pre-school Academy (Early Childhood Ed.) at the ACE Ctr. at Highland Springs. Click here for photos. 11/2/2016


First-year Air-conditioning, Refrigeration and Plumbing students hard at work. Click here for photos. 10/26/2016


Graphic Communications II students at the ACE Center at Hermitage, design their class t-shirts, among other things. Click here for photos. 10/12/2016


The Veterinary Assistant II class visits with some Great Pyrenees. Click here for photos. 10/12/2016


 

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