Jackson-Milton adds college-credit classes

Jackson-Milton adds college-credit classes


Three classes have been added to Jackson-Milton’s college-credit class curriculum for the upcoming school year.

The new additions for the 2014-15 school year are psychology and government as well as nutrition and wellness for students interested in coaching, medicine and criminal justice and other related careers.

A music-technology class also will be offered, featuring mixers and microphone techniques, among other things.

The district also is starting a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math program among several levels in the schools.

New principal at Jackson-Milton


Jackson-Milton schools has promoted from within after the retirement of its elementary school principal.

Joe DiLoreto retired at the end of the school year, and the district promoted Kim Fisk to principal.

Fisk has been with the district for 16 years and has taught at various grade levels.

ALICE training for instructors


The Brookfield School District will offer a two-day ALICE — Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evaluate — instructor-training course to teach strategies in violent intruder or active-shooter situations to law enforcement, school, church, hospital, workplace administrators and employees.

The course will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 28-29 at Brookfield High School, 614 Bedford Road SE.

The cost is $495 per person. Register at www.alicetraining.com or http://bit.ly/BrookfieldSchoolJuly28.

Questions may be directed to Eric Lytle at 330-448-4930 or eric.lytle@neomin.org.

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