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Crusaders LA

Congratulations Alec Mckinnon, CEFO award winner for Sacred Heart High School, 2017.
Catholic Student Award

Vimy Anniversary

Skills Ontario Results

So far at Skills Ontario Provincial Championships in Toronto On May 3, 2017, after 3 days of competition, SHHS has done very well

KEATON RICH is Provincial Champion in Machining
MICHAEL MONTREUIL is 2nd in Ontario in CAM - Computer Aided Manufacturing

 Keaton Gold  Michael Silver
 Keaton Machining  Mike CNC

Skills Ontario - Midland Results  2017

The second round of skills for the welders was in Midland this past weekend. The competitors from Near North (Huntsville to Guelph and Forest to Lindsay) were all bidding for a place in the top three to advance to the Ontario round May 1-3. The level of skill was ramped up as all the competitors had to qualify at earlier regional rounds. Sacred Heart had three welders who qualified from Owen Sound regional skills qualifier. Christian Glass, Nick Kieswetter and Jake Spitzig were all in the shop last week honing their skills. Former skill competitors, Brett Waetcher and Craig Klein came back to pass on some tips and tricks for our three qualifiers to the event. The part had several challenging welds including overhead and several multiple pass welds using various welding techniques. All three made huge improvements in the last few weeks and any one of them could qualify. As per the rules however no more than one student per board and only if they place in the top three at the competition. So first you have to be in the top three and then beat all your teammates. When the weld smoke cleared in Midland, Jake Spitzig was sitting in second and will be representing Sacred Heart High School at the Ontario round. Congratulations to all the welders this year on a job well done and good luck to Jake as he continues to prepare for the Ontario round.

Mr.  McCormick

Skills Canada – Owen Sound Competition 2017

Skills Canada is a competition that showcases the skills in the trades for secondary and post-secondary divisions. Students are placed head to head with students from other districts and locals across the country to show both their knowledge and hands on skills in a multitude of disciplines. On Friday last week 9 students went up to Georgian College in Owen Sound for the first qualifier of the Skills Canada Competition.  Sacred Heart sent students in three disciplines this year to this first round. In Small engines Cole Black and Tanner Meyer had to diagnose and repair several errors in electrical, fuel and mechanical areas. In Precision machining Keaton Rich, Everett Grubb and Kyle had to use produce parts to specifications on the lathe and the milling machine. In welding Nick Kieswetter, Christian Glass, Jake Spitzig and Elijah Warner had to fabricate a complicated part using blueprint reading skills and stick and mig multi-positional welding techniques.

 All of the competitors did their bests and showcased the awesome programs within the walls of SHHS.

The results were outstanding and several of the team achieving top three finishes. Keaton Rich and Everett Grubb came first and second in precision machining and Jake Spitzig achieve a 3rd in Welding. With hot young guns Elijah Warner and Kyle Hammel in grades 9 and 10 impressing the judges Sacred Heart will have a strong team for years to come.

Our next round, this Saturday in Barrie, will consist of the 3 qualifying welders in attendance. Jake Spitzig, Nick Kieswetter and Christian Glass will touch up their skills this week and be ready for round 2.

Keaton Rich has qualified for the provincial competition on May 2nd

Congrats to all the skills competitors!


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