Atterbury Culinary Goes International

AT_mexicanstoreAtterbury Job Corps Center Culinary students visited Saraga International Grocery & Guanajuato’s Mexican Store shopping for a Cinco de Mayo menu

Students, Olivia Richard, Thomias Davis, Sebastian Robinson, Ashara Owens, Adrion Roberts, and Kenneth Murff explored and discovered specialty items for all sorts ethnic foods not seen in […]

Atterbury Carpentry Students Build Up Literary Skills

AT_shelves2Atterbury Job Corps Center Carpentry students put their creative energies to work this week through the creation of new book shelves for the Reading 3 classroom.

With the recent arrival of new reading study resources, the Reading 3 Instructor found herself in need of new shelves to hold […]

Atterbury ESL Students Excel

AT_eslAtterbury Job Corps Center’s English as a Second Language (ESL) class has much to celebrate!

Students Ange Ziraje and Mahm Hang Chan both completed their graduation requirements. Ange completed her high school diploma, completed her trade, gained her driver’s license and was accepted into college. Mahm completed […]

Atterbury Students Read All About It

AT_5starreadAtterbury Job Corps Center students participated in a 5-star reading challenge.

Students were encouraged to read a short book or novel of their choice and then complete a packet of comprehensive activities related to their reading. One of the activities included making a fictional Facebook page for […]

Atterbury Hosts Retired Army Sergeant for Women’s Month

AT_missyreeseAtterbury Job Corps Center brought a very special guest to celebrate Women’s History Month, retired Sgt. Shmiska “Missy” Reese.

Sgt. Reese served 22 years in the U.S. Army as a logistics specialist. She held a variety of leadership positions, including 1st Sgt., Platoon Sgt., instructor writer, Warrior […]

Atterbury Joins Mayor Joe Hogsett on Community Garden

AT_indianaplan3Atterbury Job Corps Center students joined Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and Indiana Plan for Equal Employment in a little spring cleaning at the Hovey Street Church of Christ.

Students picked up trash, raked leaves and pulled weeds in preparation for a community garden. Indiana Plan Executive Director Devon […]

Atterbury Office Administration Students Support Other Trades

AT_officeadminAtterbury Job Corps Center Office Administration students practiced their skills in real-time during a project for the Center.

The students made 10 binders, consisting of 26 paint manuals each for a grand total of 260 materials. They printed and assembled all the binders, which will support the […]

Atterbury Hosts Indiana Workforce Development Commissioner for Graduation

AT_paynegradAtterbury Job Corps Center’s recent graduation swept Indiana’s social media thanks to a keynote presentation by State Department of Workforce Development Commissioner Fred Payne and Bob Birge, Chief Communications Office for the Department.

This is Mr. Payne’s second visit to the Center after taking over his […]

Atterbury Tile Titans Are Back on the Job

AT_bathroomprojectAtterbury Job Corps Center’s HBI Tile Titans are hard at work again, refurbishing the Center’s RFK Dorm bathroom.

Students will replace and re-tile the old ceramic flooring and shows. This takes a lot of skill and patience since it requires students to measure and cut, then […]

Atterbury Recognizes Invisible Disability Week

AT_disabilitymonthAtterbury Job Corps Center raised awareness on disability during the “Invisible Disability Week” of the National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

Academic Instructions talked to their students about the importance of recognizing the existence of those disabilities someone can’t see. Disabilities like depression and anxiety are valid and challenging for those […]