Pickaway-Ross will be CLOSED today, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2024.
4 months ago, Pickaway-Ross CTC
Closed on Jan.17
As we returned from the winter break, a group of staff members immersed themselves in a comprehensive session of Youth Mental Health First Aid training. Designed for parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens, Youth Mental Health First Aid equips adults with the knowledge and skills to assist adolescents (ages 12-18) facing mental health or addiction challenges or crises. This impactful course is tailored for those who regularly interact with young people, fostering a community-wide commitment to understanding, empathy, and timely intervention. Key Components of Youth Mental Health First Aid: ๐ŸŒ Informing Adults About Common Mental Health Concerns Among Youth A crucial foundation for creating a compassionate and informed community, this training sheds light on prevalent mental health concerns affecting our youth. ๐Ÿšซ Reducing Stigma By breaking down barriers and dispelling myths, Youth Mental Health First Aid empowers participants to confront and eliminate the stigma surrounding mental health. ๐Ÿ‘€ Recognizing Signs and Symptoms Understanding the signs and symptoms of mental health and substance use problems is paramount in providing timely assistance. This training heightens awareness, enabling adults to identify early indicators. ๐Ÿค A 5-Step Action Plan Providing adults with a structured approach, the 5-step action plan equips us to help a youth facing mental health challenges or crises, including situations like suicide. Who Benefits from Youth Mental Health First Aid: Youth Mental Health First Aid caters to a diverse audience, including parents, educators, caregivers, and community members. The course addresses common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches the 5-step action plan for both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders with psychosis, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders. By offering a holistic understanding of these challenges, participants are better prepared to support the young minds within our community. As we reflect on this day of empowerment and education, we look forward to a future where our community stands united, equipped with the knowledge and compassion needed to guide our youth toward resilience and well-being.
5 months ago, Pickaway-Ross CTC
A group of staff members pose for a photo after a training.
Staff members work together on a project.
Staff members work together on a project.
Staff members work together on a project.
Staff members work together on a project.
Staff members work together on a project.
Recognizing years of dedicated service at our December Board of Education meeting! ๐Ÿ† Hats off to Lollie Knight (9 years), Mark Enyart (10 years), Woody Wilson (14 years), and Bill Miller (16 years) for their outstanding contributions as long-term substitute teachers in our district. Their commitment to education has shaped countless lives, and we're immensely grateful for your tireless efforts. Here's to celebrating these incredible individuals who have made a lasting impact on our community! ๐ŸŽ‰
5 months ago, Pickaway-Ross CTC
Mark Enyart
Lollie Knight
Woody Wilson
๐Ÿ‘ถ Community Service Spotlight! ๐Ÿ‘ถ We're thrilled to share some heartwarming news from our amazing students! In November, Ohio Health Berger Hospital Maternity staff reached out to us, seeking support due to COVID restrictions on visitors. Our dedicated AH junior students stepped up to the plate, offering their time and compassion to make a difference. ๐ŸŒŸ Meet our incredible volunteers: ๐Ÿ‘‰ Kailen King from New Hope Christian Academy ๐Ÿ‘‰ Izzy Picklesimer from Westfall ๐Ÿ‘‰ Lilly Darling from Circleville ๐Ÿ‘‰ October Nichols from Logan Elm These four heroes are spending their after-school hours from Monday to Friday (4:30-8:30) and Saturdays (10 am-2 pm) at the hospital, answering calls, assisting visitors, taking blood work to the lab, creating new files, transporting patients, and more. Their enthusiasm and dedication are truly inspiring! ๐Ÿฅ Being housed at Berger Hospital opens up multiple opportunities for our students, allowing them to contribute to the community and witness the joy of welcoming new babies into the world. ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ’• Let's give a big shoutout to Kailen, Izzy, Lilly, and October for their selflessness and commitment to making a positive impact on the lives of others. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ’™ #CommunityService #PRCTCProud
5 months ago, Pickaway-Ross CTC
4 girls in blue scrubs pose by an OhioHealth logo.
Spreading holiday cheer and warmth from the heart! ๐ŸŽ„โค๏ธ Our Ross County Allied Health & Sports Medicine students created cards and collected essential items to donate to Legacy Nursing Home. This year, we're making sure every resident feels the love during Christmas.๐ŸŒŸ #PRCTCProud #GiveBack
5 months ago, Pickaway-Ross CTC
Students creating cards to give to senior citizens.
๐ŸฅFrom orientation to hands-on impact! ๐ŸŒŸ Our incredible student volunteers are making waves at Adena Health. Check out these snapshots of them in action โ€“ waiting to guide patients to the right doctor's office, bringing smiles to the gift shop, and leaving their mark across various areas of the hospital. ๐Ÿฅ๐Ÿ’™ #PRCTCProud #CareerTechOhio
5 months ago, Pickaway-Ross CTC
Students pose with wheelchairs while volunteering.
A student in a maroon scrub top sits behind a desk.
A student in a maroon scrub top stocks items in a gift shop.
A student in a maroon scrub top sits behind a desk.
Two studentsin a maroon scrub top sit behind a desk.
Students pushing empty wheelchairs.
๐Ÿฉธโœจ Congratulations to our Ross County Allied Health magnet program stars! ๐Ÿ’‰ These students just became certified phlebotomists after passing their NHA exam. ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โš•๏ธ Randa Knisley (Paint Valley) ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โš•๏ธ Kayla Penn (Chillicothe) ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โš•๏ธ Elizabeth Perry (Zane Trace) ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โš•๏ธ Alexa Hutt (Unioto) ๐Ÿ‘จโ€โš•๏ธ Conner Schrake (Unioto) From the Allied Health program to scrubs-clad success โ€“ these healthcare heroes are ready for the next chapter! ๐ŸŒŸ #PRCTCProud #CareerTechOhio
5 months ago, Pickaway-Ross CTC
A group of 5 students, 4 female and 1 male, stand together in maroon scrub tops with grey bottoms.
๐ŸŽ“ Wednesday night marked a milestone for the inaugural Basic Peace Officer Academy class at Pickaway-Ross Adult Education, in partnership with Ohio University Chillicothe! ๐Ÿš“๐Ÿ‘ These graduates shone brightly at the graduation ceremony, surrounded by overwhelming support from law enforcement agencies and dedicated instructors. ๐ŸŒŸ 5 out of 6 have already secured commissions, and the 6th is on the move to join a department! ๐Ÿš”๐ŸŒ With an exceptional 91% average on their OPOTC exam, this class truly exemplified unity, resilience, and dedication. ๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ’™ Here's to the future protectors of our community! ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™‚๏ธ
6 months ago, Pickaway-Ross CTC
A photo of the group of graduates in their uniforms.
๐Ÿ—๏ธโœจ Celebrating a proud moment for our Commercial Carpentry program!๐Ÿ‘ท๐Ÿ‘ทโ€โ™€๏ธ Thanks to a generous donation from the Jim Riehle Memorial Fund, seniors Reid Proctor (Chillicothe) and Addison Hardbarger (Logan Elm) are geared up for success with brand-new winter work clothes, including Carhartt jackets and overalls. Their dedication and outstanding performance landed them this well-deserved support. Reid is making waves at Taylor Excavation, while Addison is crafting her skills with the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters at Valley Interior Systems. Jim was a 1987 graduate of our Carpentry program. Here's to warm winters and bright futures! ๐Ÿ› ๏ธ๐Ÿ”ง #PRCTCWorks #PRCTCProud #CareerTechOhio
6 months ago, Pickaway-Ross CTC
A male student in an orange hoodie stands holding a black carhartt jacket. A man in an orange shirt stands next to him holding a photo of a man. A girl in an orange hoodie stands holding up carhatt overalls.
๐ŸšชOpening the door to opportunities! Our incredible Project Search team and partners at OhioHealth Berger help connect students with diverse departments, providing hands-on experience and opening doors to meaningful careers. Earlier this year, they held a job fair for new placements. ๐ŸŒ Today, we're thrilled to spotlight Emmalee Thompson, who just landed a job right here at OhioHealth Berger! ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ‘ Join us in applauding her achievement and the opportunities this program creates! ๐ŸŒˆ #PRCTCProud
6 months ago, Pickaway-Ross CTC
A student holds 2 bouquets while posing with 3 other women.
A group of students and their teacher pose in their new blue uniform shirts.
A man in green scrubs speaks with a teacher in a blue shirt.
A woman in brown scrubs speaks to a male student about his project board.
A woman in dress clothes speaks to a  make student who is seated. A lady in green scrubs speaks with another student in the background.
a man in green scrubs leans in to speak with a studenta bout his project board. the student is surrounded by his family.
A man and woman in dress clothes speak to a student who is seated about his project board.
A woman in dress clothes speaks with a student about her project board.
A woman in green scrubs speaks with a student at an event.
A man checks out a project board at an event.
๐ŸŽ… SANTA! WE KNOW HIM!๐ŸŽ„ Make your plans to visit the Man in the Red Suit during our ๐Ÿฅž Pancakes with Santa and Craft Extravaganza๐ŸŽ„on Saturday, December 2!๐Ÿ“† The event runs from ๐Ÿ•˜9 a.m. - 2 p.m. and features breakfast, photos with Santa, craft vendors, kid's crafts and more! Check out our FB Event page for more details and a vendor list early next week! Join our Student Council and other career-tech student organizations for some holiday fun! #PRCTCProud
6 months ago, Pickaway-Ross CTC
A female child in a black and white dress sits on Santa's lap and looks up at him with a smile on her face.
A flyer for the Pancakes with Santa event on Sat. December 2nd from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
PRCTC will be on Thanksgiving Break from Wednesday, November 22 - Friday, November 24, 2023. Remote Learning Day/Staff Professional Development on Monday, November 27th. Students will return on Tuesday, November 28th, 2023.
6 months ago, Pickaway-Ross CTC
Thanksgiving Break Schedule
๐ŸCultivating Compassion! While we hosted sophomore tours, some of our incredible students took a break from remote learning for a meaningful cause - fall cleanup at the Veterans Healing Garden at the V.A. Medical Center! ๐Ÿก๐Ÿ‚ Their dedication to community service is truly inspiring, as they worked diligently to maintain and beautify this special space for our veterans. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ’š These snapshots capture the spirit of teamwork and service that defines our school community. A huge shoutout to these students for embracing the opportunity to make a positive impact. ๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŒŸ Together, we're not just building a garden; we're cultivating compassion and honoring those who've sacrificed so much for our freedom. #PRCTCProud #PurpeStarSchool #CommunityService #CareerTechOhio
7 months ago, Pickaway-Ross CTC
Students do yard work at the veterans healing garden.
Students do yard work at the veterans healing garden.
Students do yard work at the veterans healing garden.
Students do yard work at the veterans healing garden.
Students do yard work at the veterans healing garden.
Students do yard work at the veterans healing garden.
Students do yard work at the veterans healing garden.
Students do yard work at the veterans healing garden.
Students do yard work at the veterans healing garden.
Students do yard work at the veterans healing garden.
๐Ÿ”จFrom the Construction Technology classroom to center stage!๐Ÿ› ๏ธ๐ŸŽญ Construction Tech junior Zion Vanhoose (Chillicothe) is making magic happen behind the scenes, using the skills he learned in his program to help build the set for Chillicothe's theatre production. #PRCTCProud
7 months ago, Pickaway-Ross CTC
Student Zion Vanhoose kneels down in a black shirt and jeans. he is wearing safety glasses. He is measuring a piece of wood with a yellow and gray tape measure.
Student Zion Vanhoose kneels down in a black shirt and jeans. he is wearing safety glasses. He is measuring a piece of wood with a yellow and gray tape measure.
๐ŸŽ“โœจ A proud moment for our inaugural Basic Peace Officer Academy cohort! ๐Ÿš”๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™‚๏ธ Cadets in our BPOA program, in partnership with Ohio Chillicothe, have completed their rigorous coursework and are now gearing up for the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission certification examinations. ๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ’ผ Join us in congratulating these dedicated individuals who are about to embark on the next chapter of their journey in service and protection!๐Ÿ™Œ The future of law enforcement is in capable hands!๐Ÿ‘ #PRCTCAdultEd #PRCTCProud A big thank you to Barb & Jerry Jividen for the class photo
7 months ago, Pickaway-Ross CTC
A group of 7 cadets stand with their hands clasped in front of them. They are flanked by an American flag and an Ohio flag.
Just a reminder to Students that attend on Main Campus & Magnet Programs, we will be having Remote Learning Days this week (Tuesday (10/7), Wednesday (10/8) & Thursday (10/9), due to Sophomore Tours happening on our Main Campus. Also, there will be No School on Friday (Veterans Day). We'll see everyone back on Monday!
7 months ago, Pickaway-Ross CTC
Remote Learning Day & Veterans Day
๐ŸŒŸJoin us at our Career Tech Open House on Nov. 9 from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.! ๐Ÿซ Sophomores, this is your chance to explore exciting career opportunities! Bring your family and let them discover our state-of-the-art program labs that you toured during Sophomore Tours week. ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ”ฌ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿญ Didn't get to see it all during Sophomore Tours? No problem! Explore the labs you missed and chat with our friendly technology staff if you are having trouble with your application. They'll guide you through the application process, or you can apply from the comfort of your home starting Nov. 7th. ๐Ÿ“ฒ Don't miss out on being a part of the Class of 2026! The priority application period runs until Jan. 26. Your future career starts here! ๐Ÿš€
7 months ago, Pickaway-Ross CTC
Career Tech Open House November 9 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. 895 Crouse Chapel Rd. Chillicothe, Ohio 45601
๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ‘ป When Ohio ACTE Executive Director Dee Smith visited our campus Tuesday, she didn't just observe, she fully embraced our Halloween spirit! ๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ–ค We invited her to join in on the fun and she arrived in costume and ready to dive into our in-demand program labs and engage with students. ๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ—๏ธ๐Ÿค– This visit was an exciting opportunity to showcase our commitment to career and technical education. We're delighted to have Dee Smith and Ohio ACTE's support as we continue to push the boundaries of what's possible in our program labs. #PRCTCProud #PRCTCWorks #CareerTechOhio #OhioACTE
7 months ago, Pickaway-Ross CTC
Front office staff dressed in an array of costumes for Halloween.
A man dressed as a Ghostbuster and a woman dressed as Cruella stand in a classroom.
A man dressed as an 80s hair band rocker.
A man dressed as a Ghostbuster and a woman dressed as Cruella stand in a classroom.
A man dressed as a Ghostbuster and a woman dressed as Cruella stand in a classroom with a male teacher in a gray sweatshirt and jeans.
A man dressed as a Ghostbuster and a woman dressed as Cruella stand in a classroom with a male teacher in a gray sweatshirt and jeans.
A man dressed as a Ghostbuster and a woman dressed as Cruella stand in a classroom speaking to an instructor in a blue shirt.
A man dressed as a Ghostbuster and a woman dressed as Cruella stand in a classroom with a man dressed as an 80s hair band rocker.
A man dressed in a ghostbusters outfit talks to a teacher in a red shirt and gray sweats in front of a bus.
Superintendent and staff dressed as T-birds and Pink Ladies from Grease.
๐Ÿš— Calling all car & bike enthusiasts!๐Ÿ๏ธ Join us for our Car & Bike Show on Oct. 28 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pickaway-Ross Career and Technology Center, 895 Crouse Chapel Rd. Whether you're into vintage classics or sleek modern models, all are invited to attend! All proceeds from the event will go to our SkillsUSA program! We hope to see you there! #PRCTCProud #CarShow #AutoEnthusiasts
7 months ago, Pickaway-Ross CTC
Car & Bike Show
๐ŸššExploring the future of manufacturing! ๐Ÿค–๐Ÿญ Students in our RAMTEC program visited Kenworth Truck Company on Friday.๐Ÿš› Witnessing their cutting-edge operations first-hand gave students a glimpse into what's ahead in their exciting career paths. One of our students even had the chance to catch up with their dad who was hard at work! #PRCTCWorks #CareerTechOhio
8 months ago, Pickaway-Ross CTC
RAMTEC Class visit to Kenworth
RAMTEC Class visit to Kenworth
RAMTEC Class visit to Kenworth