Category: CTE

Military Ball

  Every year, the AFJROTC (Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps) program at the ACC (Arlington Career Center) hosts a Military Ball inviting all of its cadets and a date, if they choose to bring one. The dress code for males is either a modified version of the SDB (Service Dress Blues) or an ...

SkillsUSA at Arlington Career Center

SkillsUSA is an organization that recognizes students in the country for their career technical skills formed by instructors and the work industry providing scholarships, employment opportunities and other benefits.  These include the following classes: Automotive Electricity Cosmetology TV Production Culinary Arts At competitions, representatives of companies come to be judges and evaluate students’ work and ...

Who Is Mr. Johnson?

Robert Johnson, most commonly known as Mr. Johnson, is one of the Engineering teachers at the Arlington Career Center (ACC)  in room 115. Though he mainly works with the 9th and 10th graders of the Arlington Tech program, he also works with the rest of the ACC and teaches grades 9-12. Mr. Johnson came to ...

ACC Student Spotlight—Priyanka Bose

Priyanka Bose, a senior at Yorktown High School is a strong advocate of the Career Center and its real world training emphasis.  She is is living example of the school’s mission to instill a passion for learning by doing.  As a sophomore, she was enrolled in the Physical Therapy/Sports Medicine class and was awarded the “Highest Technical ...

Scott Lockhart – Standard Animal Science and Advanced Animal Science

What do you contribute to Career Center? Ok, so I am an Animal Science teacher. So we help prepare students for a lot of different animal-related jobs; wide variety from veterinarians to trainers, head sitters, groomers, we have people working at the zoo that were former students and things like that.  So, we just try ...