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Category: Vocations

Construction Careers and Education Expo

  • Posted on Apr 21, 2016

Last week, several students attended the Construction Careers and Education Expo, presented by the Central Iowa Apprenticeship Coordinating Committee. The two-day event was held in Des Moines at the Iron Workers Training Center and was Last week, several students attended the Construction Careers and Education Expo, presented by the Central Iowa Apprenticeship Coordinating Committee. The two-day event was held in Des Moines at the Iron Workers Training Center and was… read more

Knights on the Move // Video

  • Posted on Jul 17, 2013

Knights on the Move (KOTM) is Woodward Academy’s student employed moving company. The company was started in 2007 with the idea behind it being that it would be a great job opportunity for our students Knights on the Move (KOTM) is Woodward Academy’s student employed moving company. The company was started in 2007 with the idea behind it being that it would be a great job opportunity for our students… read more

Woodworking Project — Entertainment Center

  • Posted on Mar 25, 2013

Last September, we did a post about the new woodworking extracurricular at WA. The post outlined the goals of the group that included students receiving hands-on experience working with table saws, miter saws, drills and Last September, we did a post about the new woodworking extracurricular at WA. The post outlined the goals of the group that included students receiving hands-on experience working with table saws, miter saws, drills and… read more

Woodworking Extracurricular

  • Posted on Sep 18, 2012

After school extracurricular activities have started again this fall with a new set of interest oriented classes.  Running in nine week segments, the topics of the extracurriculars rotate based on which staff members are organizing After school extracurricular activities have started again this fall with a new set of interest oriented classes.  Running in nine week segments, the topics of the extracurriculars rotate based on which staff members are organizing… read more

Welding Course Update

  • Posted on Sep 10, 2012

In May, we reported on a welding vocational class that WA students started taking at the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC).  You can read that blog post by clicking here.  To recap, the 4 In May, we reported on a welding vocational class that WA students started taking at the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC).  You can read that blog post by clicking here.  To recap, the 4… read more

A Firetruck Exhibit

  • Posted on Jun 8, 2012

In a way to expose students to new vocational job opportunities, WA staff member and local fire fighter volunteer Ben Kautza helped set up a fire truck exhibit this past Wednesday.  The purpose was to help In a way to expose students to new vocational job opportunities, WA staff member and local fire fighter volunteer Ben Kautza helped set up a fire truck exhibit this past Wednesday.  The purpose was to help… read more

Students Welding

  • Posted on May 7, 2012

This past weekend, three students started a 30 hour welding course offered by the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC).  As an introductory course, students are learning the basics of welding, including how to handle This past weekend, three students started a 30 hour welding course offered by the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC).  As an introductory course, students are learning the basics of welding, including how to handle… read more

Meet the Mowing Crew: A Vocational Update

  • Posted on May 1, 2012

With the spring season fully upon us, that means lawn care… and Woodward Academy has a lot of campus to keep up and keep looking nice.  For the last couple years, WA students have had With the spring season fully upon us, that means lawn care… and Woodward Academy has a lot of campus to keep up and keep looking nice.  For the last couple years, WA students have had… read more