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8 The Gienville Democrat/Pathfinder August 28, 1975 (Continued from Page 1) traditional school room desks and chairs are missing. "Students will be 'doing.' not ius{ sitting, and observing." Gainer said. "'and tbey'll be using the most modern machines and materials available." Center staff members were setting up equipment that was still being shipped in last week. "Some equipment." Gainer pointed out. "is coming on loan from the Federal Defense Industry Reserve." Each lab is a self-contained unit having its own restroom facilities. Same have lockers and showers. There is ms intercom system for instructors a telephone keyed into a master phone in each lab. Four labs have their own outside, garage-size, overhead doors. The building also has its own complete water treatment system. Water is drawn from two wells on the, property and stored in a 2.500 gallon tank. "We also have our own approved "mini" sewerage treatment system." Gainer stated. When students walk through the blue double doors of their new school next Wednesday morning, they'll be "greeted" first by three life-size mannequins, part of a simulated store window display in the Cooperative Education Lab. A two-year co-op program. coordinated and taught by Mrs. Cindy Echard of Glenville, will include study of salesmanship, retailing, wholesal- , Ill I I ing, window displays buying and prit:mg, advertising, and business occupatioas. The lab contains its own mini-store complete with shelving, actual products, and other usual retailing equipment. Students will run the "'mini-store'" their first year in the nr()~ram, then the second year will be placed in local businesses cooperating with the Career Center in the new program. "'We expect to take up to 14 pupils per class and have two classes per day." Mrs. Echard said. One of the most popular programs offered at the Center is a Nurse Aid Trainifig course, with classes to be held in the Health Occupations Lab. "We had 45 applicants for the course from Gilmer tligh alone," Gainer said. "and only eight slots available." To be taught by Mrs. Mavis Miller. former head surgical nurse at Calhoun General Hospital, the one-year course will be given to 15 or 16 students. While the lab contains a fully equipped "'mini hospital" with dummy patients. and a dispensary, students will also receive some training later in the year at the Calhoun hospital. "We also hope to be able to offer a Licensed Practical Nurse program in the future." Gainer expalined. An adjacent smaller lab will be used for a Medical Assistant program. Students will learn, among other things, how to keep medical records, order supplies, bookkeeping, how to fill out insurance forms and. in short. learn all business procecures common to doctors" offices, Business and Office Education. a two-year program, will cover business machine operation, including data I I I Dr. Donald S. Pritt (Foot Specialist) Announces the opening of his office for practice of podiatry By Appointment I st Floor 1309 Market St., Pnrkersburg WV Free Parking in the rear (304) 428-0000 I I IIII processing equipment, filing, sh(wt- ha nd. bookkeeping, era phics and office procedures, and is one program with two instructors: Mr. Foster Kerby and Mrs. Cheryl McAllister. Forty students per class will be enrolled. While not yet equipped during our tour. an Instructional Materiels Center occupies a large area of the Career Center near the entrance and will be used to offer programmed learning to individual students having special learning problems. Gainer said. The Center will be equipped with master readers, tape recorders, projectors and other specialized equipment and texts. Because of the muy eecuimtimal opportunities available in the two county area. a two-year Commerical Sewing program is being offered to students and will be taught by Mrs. Esther Parsons. The lab is equipped with 18 Singer sewing machines. Among units of study to be given are pattern-style selection: care and use of equipment, including power cutters: layout (pinning. cutting, marking): leather products: and clothing maintenance and repair Food Service will be given in a Commercial Foods Lab where a cafeteria, complete with counter. stools and booths will be run by students. Behind the cafeteria wall is an all-stainless steel kitchen that includes a huge cooking stove, oven. dishwashing equipment, refrigerator. freezer, and all other equipment found in a modern restaurant. "Students will be able to get light food items in the cafeteria, prepared and served by students, during breaks. Instructor for the course is Mrs. Terry Foglesong. This is a one-year program for the waiter, short order cook, and cash re~ister overator. Still another lab will train students in Electrical Occupations. To be taught by John Fleming. formerly of Union Carbide. the two-year course will cover all phases of residential and commercial electricity, air condition. ing. refrigeration and heating, and appliance repair. "Students will actually repair electrical products." Gainer emphasized. Housed in what Center staff members refer to as the "High Wall" area, is a completely equipped Industrial Mechanics Lab that would be the envy of any adult machinest. "Our lathes are 8till to come." Gainer said. "'but beaches, welders. and other equipment already is in place.'" ---. NOT V.I! .-- bl Tks Wssms lk d @J Tm4s O O 0 Ul ## II 4 (t ? Earl "Tax" G inar, direct tlm mter, mqdatM operation of one of the 18 sewtn| mac] mes Lab to Mary An Barrows, editor of the Qdhoun Clmmkb. Foster Karby. one two ikminaes auaul ONce ] atimm. Mrs. McAllislor the prepare. The two-year program to be taught by lohn C. Calhoun and Darin Lowry. will offer training in such areas as lathe work, bench work. drilling. milling, shaping, grainding and welding {acetylene. electric arc. me8 and fig}. Up to 28 students at a time can be handled. The huge lab is equipped with the end an exhaust system that can change the air completely in seconds. "The students won't be working with 'tinker-toy' equipment here," Gainer said, obviously proud of the spa ous lab. A ]infldb,_._8 CrouP. lab is just as elmcious and dtho h almost void of equipment last~ week. will be as well equipped u may lab In the center. The trades will be taught by Beechar Read cla~. "$taduts cabt out, actual q The Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center, Route 318, Box 42-A, Grantsvil West Virginia 26147, is conductino a survey to determine the intereS needs of the adults of the two counties for possible night classes beg in the fall. From the list below, would you please select the class, or you would be interested in, or add the name of one not on the list, the coupon on the bottom of this page to us. We are in hopes that survey can be completed by the first week in September, so we can plans to offer the classes beginning in October, 1975. Classes will offered in the evening, length and class times to be'determined at a date. Example: Key Punch, Tuesday 7-10 p.m. for 15 weeks Production Sewing Beginning Sewing Patterns & Fittings Se lng with Knits Drapery Making Key Punch Beginning Shorthand Shorthand Refresher Beginning Tyvtng Typing Refresher Office Machines Clerical Procedures Bookkeeping-Accounting Waitress Training Restaurant Training Basic Agriculture Mechanics Adult Basic Education (For High School BaslcWooct rk Home Repairs Basic Electricity & Funda- mentals of Electronics Small Appliance Repair Air Conditioning & Funda- mentals of Refrigeration Hydraulics Machine Shop Arc Welding Mig & Ttg ~elding Minor Engine Tune-Up {Ig. points, spark plugs, & carb. adj.) Auto Troubleshooting & Repair Equivalency Diploma) Auto Block Brick LaY Beginr House Concrete (walks, Blue Cashier Salesmat Nlndo~ Intro. to Training First Aid . Home HurStng Traini@ Name Address Street ty Phone Courses I would be interested in taking: 4 Please mail or call before September 5, 1975. i Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center Route 318, Box 42-A Grantsville, West Virginia 26147 Phone: 354-6151 +