Posts Tagged ‘Little Rock Job Corps’

Last week, Oak Dorm used a physical activity to focus on overcoming adversity in other areas of life on March 29. Oak Dorm’s Residential Advisors, both former football players, and Dorm Supervisor combined football techniques and life skills to serve as examples of how to deal with life’s adversities. Students were given barriers to run [...]

Career Preparation Period (CPP) students Tiffany Arce, Jacob Bottcher, and Alexander Watkins Jr. recently visited the Arkansas Workforce along with their CPP Instructor. The students spoke with Christopher Bell, a representative from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock about their TRIO Pre-College Outreach Program. The TRIO Program assists youths, adults, and veterans in targeted [...]

The Ladies in Action group volunteered at the Arkansas Dream Center on March 19 to participate in one of their programs that feed the homeless. The vision of the Arkansas Dream Center is to see thousands of hurting people come to know a new life through the efforts of their staff, volunteers, and recently rehabilitated [...]

As part of Women’s History Month, the Center held its annual Women’s Conference on March 24. The day was spent learning, sharing and encouraging female students to commit to being the highest and best versions of themselves. Center Director Angela Rackley opened the day with a welcome to all the participants and facilitated the first [...]

Little Rock was honored to host our quarterly Community Relations Council meeting on March 23. Our guests consisted of representatives from our Arkansas Congressional offices including Shane Fletcher, field representative for Senator Tom Cotton; Tim Riley, representative for John Boozman; and Senior District Representative, Josh Mesker, representing Congressman French Hill‘s office. Amongst our congressional guests, [...]

On March 21, CPP Instructors Mrs. Dockery and Ms. Funches along with nine CPP Pre-90 students went to Pinnacle Mountain State Park for the launch of the Spring Canoe Float. The students and Park Interprets unloaded the canoes from the Big Maumelle boat launch and experienced the beauty of spring on a guided 4.5 mile [...]

On March 18, 24 Pre-90 day students joined CPP Instructors, Mrs. Dockery and Ms. Funches, for a team building hike at Pinnacle Mountain State Park. Most students knew what to expect after hearing their peers talk about the first trip. The students were all excited and ready to make the journey for themselves. The students [...]

On March 18, the Applied Reading students and High School Online students combined to research five countries, Italy, China, Mexico, India, and the Marshall Islands. Throughout the week, students worked in groups to learn about their selected country. They drew maps of their country and discussed the importance of the colors and pictures on the [...]

Have you met Little Rock’s “Scotty” the Wolf Mascot yet? If not, be sure to be on the lookout for him. Scotty has been taking some time out of his day a few times to meet staff and students, including Mr. Gagnon. We are excited to have him join our family and looking forward to his [...]

If you don’t know who Ebony Webb is, then you must have never set foot on the Little Rock Job Corps Center. Ebony, a constant smiling face and positive spirit, left us on March 15th to begin Advanced Training for Heavy Truck Driving at Earle C. Clements Job Corps Center in Morganfield, Kentucky. Ebony is [...]