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Community Wellness Day is October 15
Students and staff at Penta Career Center will host the first annual Community Wellness Day on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to Noon at the Penta campus, 9301 Buck Road in Perrysburg Township. A 5K Trail Run/Walk begins at 9:00 a.m. that will take runners and walkers through the various terrains around the Penta campus. Cost is $30 and includes a t-shirt (if registered by October 3rd ) and breakfast after the race. In addition, a ½ mile Kids Fun Run for kids 10 and younger will also take place at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $15 per child and includes a t-shirt (if registered by October 3rd ), participant ribbon and breakfast after the race.  Register for either race at the following website:
https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Perrysburg/PentaKandCommunityWellnessDay
    
 
Cruise-In Car Show is September 28th
     The Automotive Technology programs at Penta Career Center are hosting a “Cruise-In” Car Show, Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., on the Penta campus located at 9301 Buck Road in Perrysburg, Ohio. All types of vehicles and motorcycles are welcome to participate. Vehicle owners are admitted free of charge as long as they bring a non-perishable food item to donate to Perrysburg Township’s annual Operation Breadbasket drive. 
Nominees Sought for the 2016 Penta Career Center Outstanding Alumni Awards
     Penta Career Center is searching for successful individuals for its annual Outstanding Alumni Awards. Since its inception in 1993, these prestigious awards have been presented to 138 Penta alumni. Recipients of Penta’s 2016 Outstanding Alumni Awards will be honored at a special banquet at the high school on November 10, 2016.
      The Outstanding Alumni Awards are bestowed to individuals who have completed a career-technical program at Penta Career Center (formerly known as Penta County Vocational School) and who are currently working in a successful career. Nominees must have completed a high school or adult education program at Penta prior to 2006.
     Applications for the Penta 2016 Outstanding Alumni Awards are available by clicking HERE.   Deadline for completed applications is September 15, 2016.
 
New Graduation Requirements - Class of 2018 & Beyond
Students and Parents .... please be aware that the Ohio Department of Education has recently announced new graduation requirements for the Class of 2018 and beyond. ODE is offering several tools that can help you understand this information. Please click HERE to go the ODE web site where you can access a handout, a short video, and a PowerPoint presentation. You can also direct your questions to:
gradrequirements@education.ohio.gov
New Graduation Requirements Class of 2018 - Handout
New Graduation Requirements Class of 2018 - Video
 
Schaller Recognized as OATFACS Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to Kay-Lynne Schaller, Penta instructor of Family and Consumer Science at Anthony Wayne Junior High, who was honored on August 1 by the Ohio Association of Teachers of Family and Consumer Science (OATFACS) with the 2016 Teacher of the Year Award. Schaller was recognized for providing outstanding career and technical education programs for youth. 
Students Earn Top Awards at FCCLA National Leadership Conference!
     Congratulations to students from Penta Career Center’s Early Childhood Education, Culinary Arts, and satellite Family and Consumer Sciences programs who competed at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) National Leadership Conference held July 3-7, 2016 in San Diego, California. Thirty students earned either gold or silver medals in various competitions. 
Santellana Places 8th at National SkillsUSA Conference
Congratulations to Alex Santellana (Rossford), from the Class of 2016, who earned 8th place in the nation at the SkillsUSA National Leadership & Skills Conference for the Extemporaneous Speech contest. Santellana, who completed Penta's Advanced Manufacturing Technology program in May, competed June 20-24, 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky. He qualified for the national competition by earning first place and a gold medal at the SkillsUSA Ohio Championships this past spring in Columbus. 
2016 STEM Summer Camp a Great Success!
       Over 100 students in grades 7 to 9 participated in Penta Career Center's annual STEM Summer Camp this past week. The campers explored areas such as: Basic Game Design, Construction Carpentry, Culinary Arts, Manufacturing Technologies, and Residential Mechanical Systems. The campers participated in a different program each day which was designed to increase their understanding of how Science, Technology, Engineering and Math skills are used in a variety of career fields. 
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