On Wednesday, February 25th, students from the Columbia Basin Student Homebuilders Program were welcomed by Representative Greg Smith at the Oregon State Capitol.  The program was featured as a model Career and Technical Education Program.

The Hermiston School District Columbia Basin Student Homebuilders Program gladly hosted Energy Trust of Oregon Program Director Peter West and Susan Badger-Jones, the Trust’s Eastern Oregon outreach manager. Energy Trust of Oregon rates the efficiency of a new home as compared to similar-sized homes in Oregon, referred to as an energy performance score (EPS). With

The following release was composed by the Office of Secondary-Postsecondary Transition at the Oregon Department of Education:   Columbia Basin Student Homebuilder Program (CBSHP) Hermiston School District “This is way more than a construction class. I’m learning how to work as a part of a team, and I’m gaining work experience alongside people who do this

Shelco Electric has joined forces with other Northeast Oregon Homebuilders Association(NEOHBA) Members to assist the Columbia Basin Student Homebuilders Program with their first home in their eleven home subdivision, Fieldstone Crossing #1.  Once students complete the framing phase of the home with the assistance from Findley Brothers Construction, local electricians from Shelco will provide the necessary staff expertise to demonstrate and supervise

Inland Plumbing arrived on the Columbia Basin Student Homebuilders Program home site this week to begin work on the rough-in plumbing phase for Fieldstone #1, the first of eleven houses to be built by the student-led program. Jason Knutz, owner of Inland Plumbing, is providing the expertise and oversight as CBSHBP students connected the house utilities to

CBSHBP Featured on KOHU

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Listen in as Erick Olson, News & Sports Director for 1360 KOHU, features the student homebuilding program on the noon edition.                

With the completion of the foundation phase wrapping up, local contractor and Northeast Oregon Homebuilder’s Association (NEOHBA) Member, Findley Brothers Construction, has partnered with the student homebuilding program to mentor them through the framing component of the Fieldstone #1 home construction. Early next week students will begin construction of the floor joist and decking phases

On August 21, 2014, Deputy Superintendent Smith, CBSHBP Coordinator Curt Berger, and three Hermiston High School Students presented the new homebuilding program to the Hermiston Rotary Club.  Smith reviewed the general program and coordinator Berger and students answered questions from the audience. The following links to the presentation used, highlighting the program, expectations, and learning activities

HERMISTON – Early this week students began preparatory work for the foundation phase of the first student-built home, referred to as Fieldstone #1, as a part of the Columbia Basin Student Homebuilding Program. Working under the direction of local professionals provided by the Northeast Oregon Home Builders Association (NEOHBA), students began setting forms for the

After nearly four months of collaborative work, Gail Sargent of Sargent Architects placed the final touches on the first student-built home set to break ground in August when school resumes. The final design represents a significant accomplishment for many students at Hermiston High School who worked closely with Sargent over the course of the spring

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