Month: May 2013

Career Technical Education impacts learning

Here at Sterling High School, we are heavily involved in Career Technical Education, also known as CTE. Essentially, CTE is a learning structure that prepares students to enter the workforce or be poised to succeed in college by providing industry-standard

School’s out for summer!

That’s it! It’s over! The 2013-14 Sterling High School academic year is complete! Congrats on making it through. Enjoy you summer, and don’t forget to check back in here next year for all the #teamvogts assignments.    

Journo Class Assignments for May 21, 2013

Today is the last day of journalism courses for the year. It is finals day. I just wanted to take a moment to tell you all how much I’ve enjoyed this year. It has been a pleasure to get to

English Class Assignments for May 20, 2013

We are finishing the “In Cold Blood” by Truman Capote Unit . . . Take the test I know I said we were doing this last week, but since I am using it as the final and today is one of the

Business Education teaching test passed

In the world of education, you have to constantly be moving forward in order to keep up. Perhaps that means learning the latest and greatest teaching methods, diving in to new technologies, or taking college courses to not only improve

‘Great Gatbsy’ redux a success

The latest theatrical version of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic “The Great Gatsby,” which is directed by Baz Luhrmann, was outstanding! I took my Junior English Class students on Thursday since we had read the book and watched the older movie

Journo Class Assignments for May 17, 2013

A/V Production Fundamentals (1W & 2W): Work on “I’m Ready For My Close-Up” Final Project Remember: These should be finished by today, but we won’t be watching them (meaning I won’t be grading them), until Tuesday, May 21, 2013.

English Class Assignments for May 16, 2013

Take part in The Great Gatsby Great Getaway as we travel to Hutchinson to see the brand-new “Great Gatsby” movie! Wahoo!

Journo Class Assignments for May 15, 2013

A/V Production Fundamentals (1W & 2W): Work on “I’m Ready For My Close-Up” Final Project Yearbook (3W): Work on yearbook pages Reporting (4W): Work on “onBeing A SHS Student” project  

Vogts gives 2013 WPHS Commencement Address

On Saturday I had the distinct honor of being the commencement speaker at the Class of 2013 Western Plains High School Graduation in Ransom, Kansas. I can’t possibly describe how grateful I was to be asked to do this. It