• Linking Education to Tomorrow's Careers


    Exciting things are happening at the CHS Career Complex!

    • Career and Technical Education encompasses 94% of high school students and 12 million postsecondary students.
    • CTE includes high schools, career centers, community and technical colleges, four-year universities and more.
    • CTE integrates with academics in a rigorous and relevant curriculum
    • CTE fulfills employer needs in high skill, high-wage, high-demand areas
    • CTE prepares students to be college- and career-ready by providing core academic skills, employability skills, and technical, job-specific skills.                      



    Congratulations to our January Teacher of the Month!

    Chef Catherine Bruce

    Don't miss today's episode of "Auto Correct" on Mississippi Public Broadcasting featuring Mr. Charlie Melton, instructor of the Clinton High School Career Complex Automotive Technology course! Click here to visit the MPB Website for more information
    Charlie Melton

    What students are doing at the Career Complex... 

    Students in the Culinary Arts program recently held a Dessert Garnish Challenge. Students had to temper chocolate and use it to design a dessert plate. The winner was Samira Wakem (pictured).
    Samira Wakem
    Congratulations to CHS senior and Digital Media completer Ruby Lanford for winning a Gold Key for her Family Plan work she entered in the category of film and animation for the Scholastic Art and Writing Competition.
    Ruby Lanford
    The Career Pathways Experience program at the CHS Career Complex helps prepare students for college and careers. In the job acquisition unit, students create resumes, write a cover letter, how to conduct themselves in interviews, how to write thank-you letters, and how to dress professionally. This year's course included a field trip to the Governor's Mansion, where students met Gov. and Mrs. Bryant. Students also practiced their dining and etiquette skills with a formal lunch at the Old Capitol Inn.
    CPE Group Picture  
    Congratulations to CHS senior Orlando Frazier on receiving the Culinary Institute of America's Excellence Award! This scholarship award goes toward his tuition at the most prestigious culinary school in the nation. Orlando is a student in the Culinary Arts program at the CHS Career Complex. He is the son of Yolanda Smith-Frazier and Lewis Frazier.
    Orlando Frazier 2019
    Students in Digital Media Technology 2 visited Matt Gainey's Unmanned Aerial Systems class at the John Bell Williams Airport to learn more about Drones.
    Digital Media 2019
    Digital Media 2019
    Col. Prater is teaching the Fire Safety Unit of the Law and Public Safety 2 curriculum.
    Law & Public Safety 2_2019
    Law & Public Safety 2_2019
    Mr. Franks is teaching the Crime Scene Investigation portion of the Law and Public Safety curriculum.
    Law and Public Safety 2019  
    Law and Pubic Safety 2019
    The Digital Media Technology class visited MS Public Broadcasting and Studio Chane Screenprinting. At Studio Chane Screenprinting we printed Clinton Arrow t-shirt designed by Mrs. Lanyuy. 
    Digital Media 2019
    Digital Media at Studio Chane Screenprinting 2019
    Career Pathway Experience students from Clinton High School/Career Complex participated in a Halloween service project at Brookedale Senior Living in Clinton, MS. Students dressed in costume as the residents "trick or treated" with them. Residents and students enjoyed the afternoon! This event was student-led and facilitated.
    Career Pathway Experience 2019
    The Digital Media Technology class visited WLBT News Channel 3. Thank you Anchor Wilson Stribling and Meteorologist Patrick Ellis for showing us around. We also visited the Mississippi Museum of Art. We had a great time learning about art, the news, and the weather!
    Digital Media at WLBT News Channel 3 2019
    Digital Media at the MS Museum of Art
    Teacher Academy classes visited the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and Medgar Evers house as a part of their History of Education unit.  
    Teacher Academy 2019
    Teacher Academy 2019
    Orlando Frazier has been accepted to the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY. He will be attending in the Fall of 2020, and will pursue his Bachelors Degree in Culinary Arts. 
    Culinary Arts
    Career Pathways Experience students learned CPR as part of the Workplace Safety unit.  Tim Shanks, was the presenter for this lesson.
     Career Pathway 2019-20
    Career Pathways 2019-20   
    Digital Media Technology visited It's Vinyl Y'all in September. This company can put vinyl on just about anything. The group had a great time learning about it.Digital Media 2019-20  
     First-year Culinary Arts students prepare for the Friday Arrow Snack Shack, where they are able to sell food to the other Career Complex Students.  On the menu were Chocolate Chip Cookies & Rotes Dip with Chips.
    Culinary 2019-20
    Culinary 2019-20
    Students in Digital Media Technology 2 learn how to create t-shirts!
    Digital Media Technology 2019-20
    Shown in those pictures are James Hatten and Jake Parker. 
    The students in Career Pathways Experience (CPE) have been learning about Identity Theft as part of Workplace Safety. Everyone participated in a skit, playing character roles from Clue, in order to solve “Mystery of the Stolen Identity.”
    Career Pathway Experience 2019
    Front row L to R:  Errence Wilson, Jr. 
    Back row L to R: Alexis Babin, Hannah Hurst, Allie Loftin, Trace Howell, Jayde Kemp, Kelsie Funchess
    Mr. Franks, one of the Law and Public Safety teachers at the Career Complex, gave a presentation about 9/11.
    Law and Public Safety 2019  
    Civil Engineering and Architecture students created models depicting distinct architectural styles.
     Civil Engineering and Architecture
    Pictured from left to right: Camille Bohannon, Devin Bass, and Jonathan Beard  
     Students in Digital Media are learning how to manipulate their photos in Photoshop. 
    Digital Media 2019
    Tiaundra Davis is shown in this photo.
    MS Department of Transportation taught Career Pathways Experience students about the dangers of Impaired and Distracted Driving, through a series of engaging activities, as part of the Workplace Safety unit.  Shown are photos of various students throughout the past two days. 
    Career Pathways Experience students 2019-20  
    The Culinary Arts students worked hard to prepare the kitchen for the year ahead. They spent the day in a cleaning competition between classes to see who could produce the shiniest pots & pans!  
    The Culinary Arts 2019-20 students
    Pictured from left to right: Skylin Rucker, Nigel Cornelius, Alli Loftin, and Orlando Frazier 
    Career Pathways Experience (CPE) students enjoyed a presentation by Get2College: Preparing for your Senior Year!
    Get2College Guest Speakers for Career Pathways Experience (CPE) Classes
    Pictured from left to right: Corterius Bennett, Stephen Brown with Get2College, Marleigh Portwood, and Gracie Jacobs





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