Points of Pride

A few highlights ....

  • On average, Warren Tech students earn nearly 13,000 free college credits from Red Rocks Community College (like, $1.9 million dollars worth).

  • Attendance was at 93% (WTC) and 94% (WTN) in 2018-19. Students want to be at Warren Tech.

  • Students earn over 1,000 industry certifications yearly and complete internship and apprenticeship experiences with industry partners.

 2020 - 2021 SCHOOL YEAR 

August 2020

  • Warren Tech opens two weeks before other Jeffco high schools, successfully implementing a hybrid learning model for the 2020-21 school year for 1,500 juniors and seniors in Jeffco.

  • Construction is completed on the new, state-of-the-art Outdoor Education Center. The challenge and ropes course includes a zip line, two high training platforms with more than twelve challenge elements, and a low “ground school” area for Outdoor Leadership students to learn how to facilitate a high challenge course. Designed by Challenge Design Innovations, the course was almost eight years in the making.

    The course is used to teach students to work as a team, build confidence, and exercise their leadership skills.

    Outdoor Education Center

    September 2020

    October 2020

    • Warren Tech South holds its groundbreaking ceremony, with the building set to open in August 2021.

    November 2020

    • Culinary Arts Instructor Chris Starkus and Farm-to-Table and former Culinary Arts student Harmony McMullin participated in a Facebook Live event with Jeffco Public Schools focused on food and community. Their conversation begins around 23:00.

    December 2020

    • Sharon Usher and Jenny Herbaugh, Executive High School Internship Coordinators, presented at the National Aerospace Conference about their partnership with Lockheed Martin. The Executive High School Internship program was used as an exemplar of the power of connecting industry and education at this national conference.

    • Advanced 3D Printing Technology students were one of six schools that worked together to design and build a tape dispenser for use in space. Each team played a different role in the process, with some teams responsible for design, others creating the AutoCAD drawings, and others involved in the manufacturing of the tape dispenser. The tape dispenser flew to the International Space Station on a SpaceX Cargo Dragon as part of the SpaceX 21 resupply mission on Sunday, December 6.

    Tape Dispenser sent to the ISS


    January 2021

    • Warren Tech rebranded with the support of the community and unveiled a new logo and a new look to match our new campus, Warren Tech South, opening fall 2021.

    • Culinary Arts instructor, Chef Christopher Starkus was profiled by Chef Works.

    • Warren Tech was featured on Denver7 News for our Virtual Open House on January 28th. Hundreds of Jeffco families attended.

    • Video Production was highlighted by JPS-TV for their work in schools across the district.

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    February 2021

    • Computer Science/Cybersecurity instructor, Bill Heldman was selected to the newly formed National Career and Technical Education Advisory Council, founded by CompTIA - The Computing Technology Industry Association. CompTIA founded the council to lead a national dialog focused on accelerating career pathways in technology. Bill will represent the state of Colorado on the council.

    • 23  students in Introduction to Medical Assisting participated in the Colorado HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America). Seven students placed in the top 10, and one student placed in the top three.

Top 10:
 Nikki Richards: Clinical Nursing
Lydia Helms: CPR AND Medical AssistingGrace Sveen St-John: CPRAlli Baysinger: Human Growth and Development
; Sammi Tam: Medical Math
Dena Rico: Medical Spelling

       Top 3: Qualifies for International HOSA Conference: Ellie Tam: Medical Assisting 

    Colorado HOSA | Future Health Professionals 

    March 2021


    • Interim Superintendent, Kristopher Schuh, visited Warren Tech for an episode of his series, "The Traveling Schuh."

     April 2021



     2019 - 2020 SCHOOL YEAR 

    August 2019

    • 1,500 juniors and seniors from 37 high schools began their school year at Warren Tech.

    • Culinary Arts makes Warren Tech one of the first schools in the country to launch the ProStart 3 curriculum.

    September 2019

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    December 2019

    January 2020

    February 2020

    • Warren Tech IDEA Group hosted their annual Creative Jam, with the following teams as winners: 1st place - Team XD3.0, 2nd place - Our Outback, 3rd place - Oscar Mayer Fan Club, and Technical Achievement - Working Title.

    • Warren Tech Auto Technology students participated in their Skills USA competitions. For Maintenance and Light Repair, 1st place was Brenden Larson, 2nd place was Colton Green, and 3rd place was Lane Sheriff. In the Automotive Technology category, John Bauer placed 1st, David Keeth 2nd, and Austin Foulke, 3rd.

    • In the Building Trades Skills USA competition, Mark Frates, Wes Saul, Connor Walklett and Sebastian Plonskie placed 2nd in the Teamworks competition. Brenden Schrader placed first in carpentry and AJ Zomara placed third in Carpentry. Lizbet Chavez placed first in masonry, and Gabriella Chavez-Courtney placed first in Architectural Drafting.

    • In the Auto Custom and Collision Skills USA competition, Grace Link placed 1st in estimating. In collision, Todd Pease placed 1st, Kevin Perez, 2nd, and John Hargadon, 3rd. For refinishing, Josh Shepard placed first, Nevaeh Bondi placed 2nd, and Gage Denoyer placed 3rd.

    • STEM students pitched designs for the ISS and other space craft to NASA astronauts for the NASA HUNCH competition.

    • Cosmetology: Esthetics, Hairstyling, and Nails competed in the Fantasy competition, designing beautiful, unique looks. 

    • Warren Tech STEM was awarded the Innovation Grant for the Hydrogen Fuel Cell, Urban Concept Vehicle. Student Bella Jeambey wrote the awarded grant.

    March 2020

    • Graphic Design & Digital Photography students placed as winners of the Never Summer Industries snowboard design competition. They are: Logan Wicke (Factory Vote Winner); Harley Cohen (Instagram Popular Vote Winner); Gracie Gish (Office Vote Winner).

    • Computer Science/CyberSecurity students completed the first ever Warren Tech escape room challenge.

    • Criminal Justice students earned nine medals at the state Mock Trial competition, including: Best witness for their team: Oleg Soloviov, Hunter Nicholas, Ella Young; Best Attorney for their team, Morgan Johnson, Joana Hernandez,  Kay Kondziolka, Gabbie Davis,  Maddie Pope.

    • Sports Medicine students placed in the top ten at the state HOSA (Future Health Professionals) competition. They were: Sarah Cooper, Charley Hellums, Jocelyn Martinez, Paige Sullivan, Brianna Tucker, Morgan Skrbina, and Jessica Percival.

    • Intro to Medical Assisting students placed at the state HOSA (Future Health Professionals) competition: Justice Snow - Medical Assisting, 2nd place; Liam Lancaster - Pharmacology, 1st place; Walker Knight - Prepared Speaking, 2nd place; Gisell Escobar - Extemporaneous Health Poster, 7th Place; Estrella Rocha -  Bio Med: 9th place, Nutrition 4th place; Manda Campbell and Walker Knight - CPR/First Aid , 9th place; Adaleine Giles, Charlize Haynes, Marian Lopez and Charlotte Moran - Public Service Announcement,  9th place; Shannon Jones - Clinical Nursing, 6th place; Davis Meyer - Biomedical Laboratory Science , 6th place; Mark Winberg - Epidemiology, 5th Place.

    April 2020

    • Warren Tech STEM Lakewood teacher, Matt Brown, and his daughter, Amelia, were featured on 9News for making face shield headbands for medical professionals out of their 3-D printer to fight COVID-19.

    May 2020

    • Two students were accepted into the Denver Public Safety Cadet Program, where they will work part-time in public safety agencies while attending college full-time. Cadets are compensated $13/hour (up to 35 hours/week) and receive paid in-state tuition and books to Metropolitan State University of Denver or the University of Colorado Denver.