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FJHS Career Day a success

The annual Fulton Junior High School Career Day piqued the interest of several middle-schoolers who have begun to explore potential future jobs.
 
The half-day event featured a wide-range of presenters from a cross-section of the community, including hair stylists, entrepreneurs, cooks, athlete, musicians, photo editors and meteorologists, among several additional career fields. Students in both seventh- and eighth-grade participated in Career Day and attended sessions most desirable to them.
 
In the gymnasium, students learned from the Rosamond Gifford Zoo curriculum coordinator the life span of a tiger is upwards of 15 years and more importantly, a zoo keeper’s job entails checking-up on animals, giving them tasks to remain active, mimicking life in the wild and also promoting the lives of endangered animals. In the cafeteria, a cook from LaParrilla in Oswego explained educational requirements, work ethic and kitchen experience needed to work in a kitchen. To better relate to the seventh- and eighth-graders, he showed a clip from the movie “Ratatouille” about maintaining a clean kitchen work space.
 
Principal Chris Leece’s sister also Skyped in from England to share about her work as a freelance photo and video editor. She also spoke about the importance of maintaining excellent face-to-face relationships with people in the digital day in age.
 
Career Day was offered in partnership with Fulton Community School.
 

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FULTON CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Brian Pulvino, Superintendent
129 Curtis Street
Fulton, New York 13069
Phone: (315) 593-5500


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