CDC Culinary Arts featured in Times Call

This week, our incredible CDC Culinary Arts program was featured in the Longmont Times Call.  To see the full article click here.

St. Vrain Valley School District program wins 'One in a Melon' award

In business attire and high heels, Angela Tagtow, a high-ranking government official from Washington, D.C., is not your typical substitute teacher, but kindergartners in her nutrition mini-class at Flagstaff Academy didn't seem to notice.

As executive director of the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion at the United States Department of Agriculture, Tagtow oversees federal dietary guidelines, including the iconic food pyramid that was replaced in 2010 by the "MyPlate" icon for healthy eating.

Culinary Arts Teachers at the Longmont Farmers Market

Over the weekend the Culinary Arts Teachers, Yvonne Justice and Hope Nazzaro, were at the Longmont Farmers Market.  If you'd like to see the recipe for the Carrot Coconut Ginger Soup they made click here.

CDC Principal’s Blog: Fall, 2016

The 2016-2017 school year is well underway & the Career Development Center continues to move forward in preparing high school students for careers in several pathways.

2016 Manufacturing Tours

The 2016 Manufacturing Tours are coming soon.  The tours will happen on Friday, October 7th.  The field trip permission slip deadline is Friday, September 30th.  And don't forget, you'll need to attach a copy of your "A" day schedule with your home high school teachers initials on it.  Click here for a copy of the permission and information slip.

UPDATE: CDC Plant Sale ending early because of demand!

The Career Development Center will be ending its plant sale early this year because of a successful turn-out by the community and the sale of almost all the inventory.  The last day will be Thursday, May 26th, at 2:00 PM.  Any existing plants, except house plants, are now 50% off!  

Culinary Arts FCCLA Competition Results 2016

Our Culinary Arts students competed in the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Competition and brought back some awards:

CDC Horticulture 2016 Spring Plant Bedding Sale

The CDC is having its annual Spring Plant Bedding Sale from April 30th to May 28th.

We have annuals:

·      Petunias $4 jumbo 6-pack

·      Marigolds $3 jumbo 6-pack

·      Snapdragons $3 jumbo 6-pack

·      Pansies $3 jumbo 6-pack

NOCOM Trade Show 2016


April CDC News

It’s April and that means competition season is well underway!  I’m not talking about Track, Soccer or Baseball, (although these are great opportunities)-- I’m referring to CTSO (Career and Technical Student Organization) state conferences and competitions.