Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Special Student/Faculty Prices at www.JourneyEd.com

Do you need to get or update your Microsoft Office software? Check out this great deal from Microsoft's authorized education dealer, JourneyEd.com.  A bargain for the full suite of products (includes Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint, and OneNote) 

Affordable student pricing for Cloud-based Office 365 subscription or full software download purchase.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Employers seek skilled workers, but can't find any!

The skills gap continues to grow as students fail to acquire the skills that employers seek. Jobs go unfilled and business can't grow because applicants are lacking the foundation skills that would make them trainable. Are you doing what you need to do to be prepared for the job market? Are you taking tough enough courses? Are you challenging yourself? Likewise, are your reading and math skills up to either college or the workplace? Read more...

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Unconsumption: the art of undoing all of your aquiring

In the author's words: "Consumption is a word used to describe acts of acquisition – generally, the acquisition of things, in exchange for money. Unconsumption is a word used to describe everything that happens after an act of acquisition."
Visit this site for some great ideas about reducing your ecological footprints by cleverly reusing everyday items.

Why become Microsoft Office 2016 Specialist Certified?

This video explains why it is so valuable to attain the MOS 2016 Certification through the Microsoft IT Academy course at Hickory Career & Arts Magnet High School. Do I need to mention that it's FREE?

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Are you on target to graduate?

The requirements you need to meet to graduate successfully differ depending on the year that you entered ninth grade. The State Board of Education has made available a new chart to help you determine if you are on track to graduate on time with all the courses and credits you need.
View the NC Standard Course of Study website at http://www.ncpublicschools.org/curriculum/graduation/. 

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Celebrating the legacy of Maurice Sendak

In the Night Kitchen
Maurice Sendak's marvelous books live on. My favorite? In the Night Kitchen.

See the Author in his last interview, with Stephen Colbert.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

"Drop Everything and Read" Thursdays at HCAM!

Spring Break - time to finish The Hunger Games trilogy on my Kindle! What are you reading? Any suggestions for my next read?