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PMHS Academy of Architectural and Building Sciences

PMHS Building Construction Adds a Personal Touch

Students in Mr. Rosenberg’s Building Construction Technologies classes have been working on side projects as a morale boost for our teachers.  Utilizing recycled and donated materials (mostly pallets and scrap wood), students have taken requests from teachers and staff for small projects to brighten their classrooms and offices.  Staff members have sent their requests and …

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Pedro Menendez Hosts Its First Annual Academy Signing Day

Inspired by the SkillsUSA Signing Day event that began in 2019, Pedro Menendez High School celebrated 24 top-tier senior academy students on May 13th.  Much like an athletic signing day, this event allowed academy seniors to sign their letters of intent to post-secondary training programs or the workforce.  Students committed to nursing programs, collegiate schools …

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PMHS Makes Upgrades to Academy Classrooms

Pedro Menendez High School, with a lot of help from the St. Johns County School District and Auld & White Constructors, made renovations to two of their academy classrooms over the summer.  The Flagler Hospital Academy of Medical and Health Careers updated both classrooms and their joint lab space.  The FMAEF Academy of Architecture and …

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PMHS Drafting and Construction students tour Nocatee Spray Park Construction Site

On October 12, 2018, students from the Academy of Architecture and Building Sciences at Pedro Menendez High School toured the Nocatee Spray Park construction site.  The field trip was organized by Carlton Construction, Northeast Florida Builders Association and Associated Builders and Contractors.  It was a great way to see the entire process from blueprints through …

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PMHS Academy of Architectural & Building Sciences Students Win at Regionals

Students from the Academy of Architectural & Building Sciences at Pedro Menendez High School recently competed in the Regional Masonry Competition in Starke where their team earned a first place award. The top three students will now represent PMHS and SJCSD at the Skills USA State Competition this April in Pensacola. 1st Place        Tyler Waldron …

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Construction & Career Day a Huge Hit!

174 students from the Engineering and STEM-related Career Academies attended the NE FL Construction and Career Day on February 13, 2018 at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center.  Over 100 businesses participated in this three day event to expose students from the northeastern FL counties to careers in the construction and transportation industries.  The booths were very …

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PMHS Building Construction Students Rebuild Greenhouse for Gamble Rogers Middle School Agriscience Program

On Thursday, November 29, 2018, students from the Pedro Menendez Building Construction program in the Academy of Architecture and Building Science, under the supervision of Mike Rosenberg, Instructor, completed the construction of a new greenhouse for students in the Gamble Rogers Middle School Agriscience Program.  Last year, Hurricane Matthew destroyed the original greenhouse at the …

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Construction & Career Day Held on 3-28-17

About 100 students from the Construction and Engineering-related Career Academies in St. Johns School District attended the Northeast Florida Construction and Career Day held on March 28, 2017 at the Equestrian Center in Jacksonville.  Five other school districts also participated.  Sixty-five businesses set-up interactive programs for the students to learn more about the variety of …

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PMHS Drafting Students Make Bulletin Board Showing Their Career Path Options

Students in the Drafting class at Pedro Menendez High School’s Academy of Architecture and Building Science made bulletin boards showcasing what the future can hold for them if they want to pursue jobs in Architecture or Engineering after graduating from PMHS.  It covered Industry Certifications, nearby colleges/universities and related majors, and careers including salary information.  …

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NE FL Construction & Career Day – April 5, 2016

For the second year, the Career Academies of St. Johns sent students in academies related to engineering and construction to the NE FL Construction and Career Day held on April 5, 2016 at the Equestrian Center in Jacksonville. Over 100 businesses had interactive booths to expose students to a wide variety of careers in the …

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Girls Masonry Team at PMHS rocks regional competition!

The Pedro Menendez High School Masonry Team competed in a Regional Masonry Showcase in Starke, Florida againstother students from NE Florida.   From the girls team, Kaylee Folckemer, I’Leisha Smith, and Sydney George will be advancing to the Skills USA State Competition. The boys who qualified for state competition are Tommy Mouse, Jonathan Looney and …

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PMHS/GRMS Green House Project

Northrup Grumman Aviation donated a greenhouse to the Environmental Education class at Gamble Rogers Middle School as part of the school’s Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) program. Pedro Menendez students from Mike Rosenberg’s Building Academy classes collaborated with the Gamble Rogers Environmental class instructor, Mr. Gamble, to construct the greenhouse. Pedro Menendez Building Academy …

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