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    :: Friday, February 24, 2006 ::

    Pizza and jobs - By MIKE HALLIDAY, Federal Way Mirror, WA
    The trick to get 50 middle schoolers in one place?

    Many of the students visiting Thomas Jefferson High School Feb. 10 were thinking more long-term than about lunch, though. They wanted to know about jobs in the professional trades and a district program that could prepare them to become apprentice carpenters, plumbers, pipe fitters and electricians.

    “It’s a good way to start life off with an apprenticeship,” Dezirae Hagberg, a freshman at Jefferson, said of the high school’s Construction Apprencticeship Preparation Program (CAPP).
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