What's Happening at CCIC

  • Inaugural Car Show at CCIC

    On May 22nd the CCIC Automotive SkillsUSA Club hosted its first ever car show! About 50 vehicles, ranging from a 1931 Model A Rat Rod to a 2020 C8 Corvette, were on display throughout the morning. Former, current and future students and their families participated, along with teachers from other CCSD schools with cool rides.

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  • CCIC Fundamentals Startup Business

    The Manufacturing Fundamentals students and Business Services Pathway CTE Capstone students collaborated to create a startup business referred to as “CCIC Fundamentals.” Students were responsible for all phases of this comprehensive project, including drafting a business plan, marketing products and manufacturing custom signs ordered by CCIC employees.

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  • CCIC Students place first in the "Public Health" team competition at Colorado HOSA State Leadership Conference

    CCIC Health & Wellness Students Eve Breese, Jack Carson & Ask Kunita placed first in the "Public Health" team competition at Colorado HOSA State Leadership Conference and will be advancing to International Leadership Conference in June.

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  • CCIC Students Launch Podcast Focused on Hospitality & Tourism

    The Pineapple Podcast is a student-led podcast developed by Hospitality Youth Apprenticeship students. Student hosts, Morgan Dawson and Nate Barrett, interview successful Hospitality & Tourism industry partners and leaders. Click on the link to watch the podcasts.

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  • Six CCIC Automotive Students Qualify for SkillsUSA State Contest

    Congratulations to CCIC Automotive students Paul Felix, Evan Macmillan, Luke Mortensen, Andrew Stice, Cole Timmons and Kyle Gosselink. These students competed in a virtual SkillsUSA contest in Automotive Service Technology and Maintenance & Light Repair and qualified for the state level contest in late March.

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  • CCIC Teacher Awarded Denver Nuggets' Most Valuable Teacher

    Kate McDonnell, teacher at CCIC, Overland High School and Cherry Creek Elevation was awarded the Denver Nuggets' Most Valuable Teacher (MVT) for March, 2021. The MVT program encourages teachers to continually strive for excellence and leadership in their classrooms by offering a unique experience. Teachers receive gifts, a visit from a Nuggets celebrity, and a classroom improvement grant. Ms. McDonell was nominated by a parent for her incredible support and work with their children who are/were OHS and CCIC students.

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  • CCSD Future Educator Pathway Showcased in Forbes

    CCSD's Future Educators Pathways program is preparing the next generation of excellent teachers. Now in its second year, students gain real-world work experience while still in high school. Read more about the program and how it is helping CCSD address goals to diversify our teaching force.

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  • CCIC Teacher Kim Reiser Named CMEA Teacher of the Year

    Congratulations to CCIC's Business Pathway Lead, Kim Reiser, for being named CMEA's 2021 Teacher of the Year! This award recognizes teachers who lead outstanding business, marketing and DECA programs for students in their respective school communities.

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  • YouthBiz Startup Winners

    Congratulations to Business Services pathway student Miles Newbins from Cherokee Trail and Health & Wellness pathway student Charithasri Doddapaneni, Grandview High School for winning the first CCIC/YouthBiz Startup Week Pitch contest held virtually January 25-28th.

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  • STEAM Students Design Future Forward Educator Award

    STEAM students designed, prototyped, presented to clients, fabricated, and assembled the Cherry Creek Schools Future Forward Educator of the Year Awards for 2020! This is just one of the opportunities students have in the STEAM Pathway to work on real life projects .

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  • Anatomage Table in Health & Wellness

    Physical Therapy students are using the new Anatomage Table. This amazing piece of equipment, used in CCIC's Health & Wellness pathway, allows students to see human cadvers in 3D to learn human anatomy. The interactive, multi-layered 3D images can be cut and viewed along any plane, and enlarged or rotated on any axis for better viewing.

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  • CCIC DECA State Qualifiers

    CCIC Business Services students competed in the virtual DECA District competition and 10 students earned top performer awards and qualified for the state competition. Students completed a 100-question online test and recorded a video response to a role play scenario. Congratulations to State Qualifier Award Winners: Yashwant Chapagain, Taliyah Claiborne, Josh Forkell, Jayed Khan, Ella Mahaffy, Miriam Meyers, Charles O'Donnell IV, Rediet Petros, Izabella Sterling and Graham Thatcher.

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  • Book an appointment with a CCIC Counselor

    Use the online scheduler to book an appointment with a CCIC counselor. Counselors can answer questions about CCIC enrollment, repair schedules, help with post graduate planning or apprenticeships and provide emotional support. Meetings will be virtual.

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  • Preparing the Next Generation of Nurses

    As the United States deals with a nursing shortage that is only expected to continue, the Cherry Creek Innovation Campus could help fill that pipeline with a class for Certified Nurse's Assistants. Instructor Elerie Archer, R.N., shares what it’s like to teach students in this critical field. “Knowing that you have someone’s life at your fingertips is powerful.”

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  • Notes from the Field: Teacher Jocelyn Nguyen-Reed

    Jocelyn Nguyen-Reed, CCIC’s computer science teacher, was recently interviewed by “Spark," a newsletter by the Colorado Department of Education, about teaching during this unusual school year.

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  • CCIC CNA Teacher Elerie Archer appointed to Coleman Healthcare Policy Cabinet

    Congratulations to Elerie Archer, our Certified Nurse Aide instructor, who has been appointed to the Coleman Healthcare Policy Cabinet!🎉 Members of this cabinet will influence and impact policy decisions for State Representative and House Majority Co-Whip James R. Coleman. Representative Coleman represents District 7 (Denver) in the Colorado Assembly.

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  • Teaching Health Literacy during a Pandemic

    As students have returned to the classrooms, many have brought questions about the pandemic or other health issues to nurses and teachers. For Becca Hinnenkamp, a health and wellness teacher at the Cherry Creek Innovation Campus and a Certified Pharmacy Technician, health literacy is a large part of her job.

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  • Too Cool for Typical School

    AvidLifestyle Magazine recently featured the CCIC for its approach to college and career preparedness. The article features a conversation with Principal Mark Morgan about what makes the CCIC different from other schools.

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  • CCIC Auto Teacher a Finalist in 2020 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence

    Brian Manley, an automotive technology teacher at Cherry Creek Innovation Campus, is among 50 teachers and teacher teams from across the country that are finalists for the 2020 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence. Manley is in the running for a share of $1 million in total cash awards.

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  • CCIC Auto Student Named Tomorrow's Technician Student of the Month

    Congratulations to CCIC Automotive Student Nathan Harris! The Continental Student of the Month program, in the magazine "Tomorrow's Technician," spotlights automotive students who deserve to be recognized for hard work. Click the link above to read the full article on pages 12-13!

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