The First Soft Skills Credentialing Day

soft skills

Last Friday marked the first Credentialing Day of the 2014-2015 school year. During Credentialing Day, all WTMC teachers meet to discuss the progress of each student in our Middle College classes. Every student is assigned a Soft Skill “credential” – an “N,” “S,” or “R” – in each of their WTMC classes, and these credentials determine whether the student is on track towards taking college classes next Fall.

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Challenge by Choice

At the start of every school year, WTMC takes our new students to the University of Michigan challenge program.

Photo of students at the challenge program

A game of rubber-chicken volleyball

This year, the beautiful fall weather set the stage for a comfortable and fun day for students — but the day was more than just games of tag, “rubber-chicken volleyball,” and attempting to complete the “wild woozy.” The challenge program is an essential part of how we prepare students for the transition to college. Continue reading