With 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingales birth on May 12, ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, school nurse, students share thoughts on nursing, changes through time

CNA and senior Eve Szydlowski poses in her scrubs. Szydlowski got her CNA certification after taking a course at the J. Everett Light Career Center and currently works at an assisted care home.

Lillian He

May 12, 2020

On May 12 the world will celebrate the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. In conjunction with this occasion, the World Health Organization has designated 2020 to be the Year of the Nurse and Midwife. According to womenshistory.org, Florence Nightingale was a nurse who helped treat me...

J. Everett Light Center health science education courses to become semester long classes taught at CHS

Cassidy Bruner, JEL student and senior,  spends time pretending to  moving a patient into a wheelchair with a mannequin. JEL students get time to apply their learnings outside of class, whether that is as an intern, or when visiting hospitals and other locations that work with JEL.

Cady Armstrong

January 23, 2020

For the 2020-2021 academic school year, the J. Everett Light Center (JEL) courses Health Science Education: Nursing and Emergency Medical Services classes will move to CHS and become semester courses. Each will still occupy three hours of the school day. The changes to the courses will not affect th...