Category: Written Media

William Penn Chapters of BPA and DECA traveled to DSU

William Penn Chapters of BPA and DECA traveled to DSU last week to participate in the Fall Leadership Conference where student groups such as HOSA, Skills USA, Educators Rising, FCCLA, and TSA were in attendance to participate in leadership workshops. Students were also able to socialize and network among the Club advisors and student leaders of our state.  The students were able to participate in several workshops and listen to several speakers during their time on the campus of Delaware State University.  It was a beautiful day and the campus looked great. Here are a few photos of our experience. CTE Maull

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Paramedical Science Students

Paramedical Science students have been learning how to care for respiratory emergencies. They practiced how to clear a foreign body airway obstruction using abdominal thrusts. They also learned how to use a bag-valve-mask (BVM) to assist someone in respiratory distress as well as give ventilations to someone in respiratory arrest using multiple techniques such as mouth-to-mouth, resuscitation masks, and a BVM. CTE Brechbiel

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Allied Health Students

Alyssa Atanacio, a nutritionist from Christiana Care, spent some time with our level 2 Allied Health students educating them on teen nutritional needs and how much sugar is added to soft drinks and juices. They calculated how much sugar was added, measured it out, and were blown away!  CTE Slama CTE Chef Baker

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William Penn students catch, test chickens for harmful bacteria, diseases

Karissa Matheson, a sr. at William Penn High School, created a way to collect, grow and learn about bacteria last year by collecting samples from chickens at the school. Her discovery is now used to teach students in microbiology. Jennifer Corbett/The News Journal Author: Jessica Bies, The News JournalMargaret Adenusi focused her gaze on the chicken's feathery, feces-smeared derrière and tightened her grip on the long-handled cotton swab in her right hand.  She took a deep breath, preparing herself for what she had to do next.  This is not what the 17-year-old thought she'd be doing when she signed up for the Allied Health program [...]

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