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Sparky’s Current Events

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February 8, 2022
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by Virginia Technical Academy

February 2022Volume 2, Issue 2 Underestimating the Skilled Trades The skilled trades are undervalued in Virginia and elsewhere. They are undervalued in the educational system which eliminated shop classes from high...

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Sparky’s Current Events

Current Events
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January 10, 2022
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by Virginia Technical Academy

January 2022Volume 2, Issue 1 Happy New Year everyone! We hope that your holidays were nice, and you got to spend time with family and friends. The last couple of years...

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Sparky’s Current Events

Current Events
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December 8, 2021
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by Virginia Technical Academy

December 2021Volume 1, Issue 7 Give the Gift of Education In the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list can be stressful,...

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Sparky’s Current Events

Current Events
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November 11, 2021
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by Virginia Technical Academy

November 2021Volume 1, Issue 6 Job Fair The Job Fair on Friday, October 22 was attended by 28 businesses and 40 students! Many résumés exchanged hands, offers were made, invitations to...

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Sparky’s Current Events

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October 4, 2021
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by Virginia Technical Academy

October 2021Volume 1, Issue 5 Welcome Back Students! We trust that you’ve all had a chance to disconnect a bit this summer, and that you all found positive and nourishing...

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Sparky’s Current Events

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August 4, 2021
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by Virginia Technical Academy

August 2021Volume 1, Issue 3 Trade in the High Heels for Steel Toe Boots: Women in the Trades American women have been making their way into the labor force since...

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HR SHOW: Hands On Skilled Trades Training

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July 28, 2021
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by Virginia Technical Academy

Trade jobs are in high demand with lucrative pay, making it a great option for anyone searching for a career. Whether you haven’t graduated high school yet, are about to...

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Virginia Technical Academy Announces Funding Available for Students Through WIOA

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June 28, 2021
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by Virginia Technical Academy

NEWPORT NEWS, V.A., June 22, 2021 Virginia Technical Academy, a Newport News trade school, is now offering financial assistance for students through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and...

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Electrical Tip of the Week

Electrical
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April 4, 2021
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by Virginia Technical Academy

Spring is a good time to make sure all your outdoor GFCIs are working properly. Hit the test button on the GFCI outlet or circuit breaker; it should immediately cut power...

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The Best Way to Get Ahead of the Insects and Bugs this Spring

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April 1, 2021
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by Virginia Technical Academy

Spring is here! It is finally time to relax with friends and family in the backyard around the grill. But it is hard to enjoy the change of seasons when...

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