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Science stays on the move, thanks to Opbroek

December 3, 2010 in The Daily Republic

“Science on the Move” still is on the move, that is because science teacher Jerry Opbroek refuses to let it die.
After a six-year run, the state cut funding for the mobile science program at the end of the 2008-2009 school year.
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Trailer teaches technical career benefits

November 5, 2010 in The Daily Republic

Students stood shoulder-to-shoulder inside Mitchell Technical Institute’s energy trailer Thursday and heard Outreach Trainer Jimmie Nicolaus promote the benefits of a technical career.
The 53-foot-long mobile classroom display one of two trailers formerly used by the Science on the Move program will remain at MHS through today. It was taken out of storage and put on the road to show that technical careers can be interesting, fun and lucrative. Continue Reading