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CFI Open House

CFI Open House

Parent-Teacher Meeting

Parent-Teacher Meeting, April 10 from 3:30-6:00 pm

CFI Students Attend 2018 HOSA Conference

CFI HOSA Students at State HOSA Convention

CFI students in the Health Science program at the Laurel County Center for Innovation attended the 2018 HOSA Conference

London Rotary Club Donates to CFI

Rotary Club donation to CFI SkillsUSA team

L-R: Dr. James M. Davis, CFI Principal, Peggy Mershon, London Rotary Club President, and students Ethan Coots and Jacob McCowan shown receiving donation check for SkillsUSA.

 

Laurel County Schools Statement on Copy-Cat Threats

Copy-Cat Threat Statement

 

 

CFI Students Provide Public Health Presentations

Students in  the Allied Health Science Program presented at The Future of Public Health in Kentucky

Top right picture L-R:  Haley Smith, Autumn Smith, Caitlin Barton, and Drew Collett collaborating to present on the public health crisis of substance abuse, drug addiction, and prevention.

Bottom left picture  L-R: Lindsey Gregory, Landen Roark, and Veronica Vanover provided public health presentations on Youth Smoking, Juvenile Diabetes, and Alcohol Abuse and Prevention.

CFI Students Operating VEX Robotics

Pictured:  Jared Bartley shown with the VEX robot that he built and deployed which required critical thinking, problem-solving, and computer science programming skills.

Pictured:  Jared Bartley shown with the VEX robot that he built and deployed which required critical thinking, problem-solving, and computer science programming skills.

NO SCHOOL

NO SCHOOL- Friday, December 2, 2018

CFI Students Preparing for Advanced Manufacturing Careers

Industrial Maintenance Technology (IMT) students Dillan Gambrel, Chase Bowling, Chris Foley, and Chris Allen at the Laurel County Schools Center for Innovation (CFI) in the welding lab preparing to utilize the Lincoln PowerMIG welders

Industrial Maintenance Technology (IMT) students Dillan Gambrel, Chase Bowling, Chris Foley, and Chris Allen at the Laurel County Schools Center for Innovation (CFI) 

College Credit Courses Offered at CFI

Students in Mr. David Cummins college algebra class shown taking the course final exam in the conference center at CFI (Fall 2017).

Students in Mr. David Cummins college algebra class shown taking the course final exam in the conference center at CFI (Fall 2017)

CFI Learning Welding Technology Skils

Pictured: A Lincoln Electric Power MIG welder machine as well as some hand tools that are utilized in metal fabrication processes.

Pictured: A Lincoln Electric Power MIG welder machine as well as some hand tools that are utilized in metal fabrication processes.  

Media Students Prepare Studio Production

L-R: Mark Scarlett testing camera operations in the media studio with fellow students.

L-R: Mark Scarlett testing camera operations in the media studio with fellow students.

NO SCHOOL

NO SCHOOL-Friday, January 19, 2018 due to road conditions

NO SCHOOL- Thursday, January 18, 2018

NO SCHOOL- Thursday, January 18, 2018

NO SCHOOL

No School- Tuesday, January 16, 2018

NO SCHOOL

NO SCHOOL-MLK Day, January 15, 2018

NO SCHOOL

No School-Friday January 5, 2018 due to road conditions

NO SCHOOL

No School

NO SCHOOL

No School-Tuesday, January 2, 2018

CFI Students Provide Technical Support to SLHS Marching Band

CFI students provide electrical services to the SLHS Marching Band trailer under the supervision of Gary Karr, IMT Program Coordinator

L to R: CFI students, Eli Kurlinski and Hunter Smith, preparing to install lighting inside the SLHS Marching Band trailer.

 

CFI Students Learning About Media Industry in Kentucky

Jay Hall, Executive Director, Office of Film and Tourism Development        Students listening to Jay Hall

Top to Bottom: Mr. Jay T. Hall, Executive Director, Office of Film and Tourism Development with the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet speaking with media students at the Center for Innovation (CFI) on November 3, 2017.

CFI Conducts Spooktacular Blood Drive

CFI Conducts Spooktacular Blood Drive

The faculty and staff of the Laurel County Schools Center for Innovation (CFI) took advantage of the Halloween Holiday on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 and sponsored a Spooktakular Blood Drive event in partnership with the Kentucky Blood Center. This blood drive event was the 2nd annual blood donation event at the CFI and it was a great success said Tammy Jones, MSN, RN.  We collected 39 units of blood product from today’s drive event, added Jones.  Our HOSA students were instrumental in the planning and conducting of this very successful Spooktakular Blood Drive event remarked Dr. James M. Davis, CFI Principal. 

CFI Students Present Career Profiles

Pictured L-R: Kennedy Stone, Allied Health Science student, and Dr. Oakley of Oakley Chiropractic Center of London

Pictured L-R: Kennedy Stone, Allied Health Science student, and Dr. Oakley of Oakley Chiropractic Center of London

CFI Students Learning Electrical Construction

CFI Students Learning Electrical Construction

Mr. Gary Karr, CFI instructor, shown providing the class with information and examples of tool usage and differences between wiring and cabling as they begin a unit of study on residential electrical construction.

Students Learn Patient Mobility Skills

Students Learn Patient Mobility Skills

Simulated patient Ethan Strunk is being provided harness mobility assistance by health science students Kaitlyn Day, Alyssa Willis, and Kassie Hensley under the supervision of Mrs. Jones, MSN, RN., health science instructor.

CFI Students Explore and Develop Creativity Skills

CFI Students Explore and Develop Creativity Skills

Alexandria Asher shown identifying and reciting her poem in class at the CFI.

CFI Provides Emergency Medical Services Training

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CFI Students Visit LMU

CFI Students Visit LMU

L-R: Adrienne Worley, Madison Bishop, Lexi Spitser, Scotland Stewart and Chase Carson recently visited Lincoln Memorial University’s DeBusk Medical 

Earth Science Training Sept. 22, 2017

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CFI Student Kevin Short appears on KET

Kevin Hart appears KET tonight

Hope for Houston Flyers

CFI Students Learn Photography Studio Skills

CFI students in Media Arts programming creating photo id's

Mr. Smith providing instructions to Victoria Patterson, Cade Holcomb, Sean Mounts, and Anna Reid on how to set up a commercial quality photo shoot to include props and LED lighting systems.

CFI Students Learning Forensics Investigation

CFI Students Learning Forensics Investigation

Makinley Vaughn, Cassidy Johnson, Natalie Smith and Bailey Roberts analyzing the simulated crime scene and collecting evidence to inform their forensic and medical investigation

CFI Instructor Presents at Technical Education Conference

Mr. Shane Smith, Media Arts Technology instructor at the Center for Innovation (CFI), leading a workshop session at the 2017 KACTE conference in Louisville, Kentucky.

Mr. Shane Smith, Media Arts Technology instructor at the Center for Innovation (CFI), leading a workshop session at the 2017 KACTE conference in Louisville, Kentucky. 

CHARACTER Word of the Month

August Word of the Month-Fairness

CFI New Student Orientation Scheduled for August 1st

CFI New Student Orientation Scheduled for August 1st

CFI Student Published in Literary Journal

L-R:  Ms. Deana Nantz, CFI instructor, and Ms. Kaitlyn Hubbard, CFI student and published poet, celebrating the importance of creative writing, literature, and language arts.

L-R:  Ms. Deana Nantz, CFI instructor, and Ms. Kaitlyn Hubbard, CFI student and published poet, celebrating the importance of creative writing, literature, and language arts.

Summer Feeding Sites

United Way and Laurel County Public School Summer Feeding Program

CFI and Laurel Heights Sign Practicum Agreement

Faculty, staff, and administrators from Laurel Heights and the Center for Innovation observe the signing of the Clinical Practicum agreement between Mrs. Kathey Young, Administrator of Laurel Heights Nursing Home, and Dr. Doug Bennett, Superintendent of Laurel County Schools.

Faculty, staff, and administrators from Laurel Heights and the Center for Innovation observe the signing of the Clinical Practicum agreement between Mrs. Kathey Young, Administrator of Laurel Heights Nursing Home, and Dr. Doug Bennett, Superintendent of Laurel County Schools.

CFI Receives Education Grant from Jackson Energy

Pictured L-R:  Mr. Jim Ball and Mr. Derrick Dean of Jackson Energy Cooperative (JEC) presenting a grant award check to Dr. James M. Davis, CFI Principal, on Wednesday, May 17, 2017.

Pictured L-R:  Mr. Jim Ball and Mr. Derrick Dean of Jackson Energy Cooperative (JEC) presenting a grant award check to Dr. James M. Davis, CFI Principal, on Wednesday, May 17, 2017.

Students Visit Eastern Kentucky University

Pictured:  Students utilizing play-dough to set up digital commands with the computer software.

Pictured:  Students utilizing play-dough to set up digital commands with the computer software.

Students Explore Aviation Science and Aerospace Manufacturing Technology

CFI students learning about Aerospace

Mr. Joe Marthaler, Chief Flight Instructor and Assistant Professor of Aviation providing career pathway information to CFI students.

Christmas Photo Fundraiser

CFI Photo Fundraiser

 

The Laurel County Center For Innovation chapter of Skills USA will be hosting a Christmas Photo fundraiser on December 2, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and December 3, 2017 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m at the Center For Innovation.  Students in the Skills USA Program will take your family Christmas Pictures with the proceeds going to help fund their trip to regional and state competitions.  The photo sessions are 15 minutes for $25 dollars and we will deliver 10 digital proofs via email.  Please book your 15 minute session ahead of time by emailing Skills USA Adviser Shane Smith at shane.smith@laurel.kyschools.us or contact him by phone at 862-5580 ext. 6515.  

CFI Provides Medicaid Nurse Aide Training

CFI Provides Medicaid Nurse Aide Training

CFI Accepting Applications for Student Enrollment

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