Jefferson High School http://northernpublicradio.org en Jefferson Students Reflect On Year Of Big Class Changes http://northernpublicradio.org/post/jefferson-students-reflect-year-big-class-changes <p></p><p>Summer vacation. That’s what’s on the minds of most students right about now. But students at Rockford’s Jefferson High School might be thinking a little bit more about their future careers. They’re wrapping up their first full year of learning in a career-academy setting. WNIJ's Mike Moen has been following two Jefferson students, who recently summed up their experience. Thu, 22 May 2014 11:35:03 +0000 Mike Moen 47904 at http://northernpublicradio.org Jefferson Students Reflect On Year Of Big Class Changes Jefferson Students Seem Content With Career Academy Choices http://northernpublicradio.org/post/jefferson-students-seem-content-career-academy-choices <p></p><p>Rockford's Jefferson High School continues in its first year of career academies. Students here are getting the first true test of the district’s approach to career-themed learning. WNIJ’s Mike Moen has been hearing from students about their experience. In his latest visit, he found a statistic that surprised just about everyone at the school. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 12:33:48 +0000 Mike Moen 44004 at http://northernpublicradio.org Jefferson Students Seem Content With Career Academy Choices Students Finding Their Way Through Career Academies http://northernpublicradio.org/post/students-finding-their-way-through-career-academies <p>Students at Rockford’s Jefferson High School are on holiday break. When classes resume in January, they’ll keep navigating through the first full year of the school’s academy program. The initiative blends career-themed courses with traditional learning. Since the launch, WNIJ’s Mike Moen has been following two Jefferson students. He recently caught up with them, along with some new voices as well. Fri, 27 Dec 2013 12:50:19 +0000 Mike Moen 40997 at http://northernpublicradio.org Students Finding Their Way Through Career Academies Rockford Students Getting Used To Career Academies http://northernpublicradio.org/post/rockford-students-getting-used-career-academies <p>Students at&nbsp; Rockford&rsquo;s Jefferson High School are getting used to the school&#39;s new career academies program. At the start of the school year, we met two students taking the journey.</p><p>A month into the school year, WNIJ News returned to Jefferson to hear how they&rsquo;re adapting. Mon, 07 Oct 2013 12:06:44 +0000 Mike Moen 37230 at http://northernpublicradio.org Rockford Students Getting Used To Career Academies Rockford District Gives Career Academies A Try http://northernpublicradio.org/post/rockford-district-gives-career-academies-try <p></p><p>A new way of learning is underway for students at Jefferson High School in Rockford. They’re part of a pilot program that focuses on a establishing a career path well before college. WNIJ’s Mike Moen visits with two Jefferson students as they prepare to make the transition. Mon, 26 Aug 2013 11:22:38 +0000 Mike Moen 35139 at http://northernpublicradio.org Rockford District Gives Career Academies A Try