YIT Graduation 2015

June 30, 2015 marks a very significant day for Youth in Transition (YIT) School. Not only does this date signify the end of a very successful school year, but it also represents a new beginning for our 2015 graduates. On this special day, sixteen graduates walked across our stage and received their High School Diplomas or Certificates of Completion. It was a joyous occasion as friends, family and staff gathered to celebrate how far the students had come since attending YIT School. For some, the Continue reading →

Maryland Freestate ChalleNGe Academy Graduation 2015

The Maryland Freestate ChalleNGe Academy is a military-based program for youth to help them learn discipline and the skills necessary to be successful in the real-world.  In order to enhance the program’s positive impact, a select group of 40 cadets were sent to NCIA to receive hands-on vocational training classes in Culinary Arts, Automotive or Barbering. Culinary Cadets Automotive Cadets Barbering Cadets Each of the students gained valuable experience and knowledge that will allow them to enhance their resumes and pursue a career in any Continue reading →

Spring Painting

Youth in Transition is getting a paint make-over! To celebrate the new season, we wanted to be sure to make the school interior as beautiful and bright as the Spring weather! What better way to brighten the day, than to add some fun color and art to the school walls! Our students covered their hands with paint and got down and dirty, to start the creation of an inspiring nature mural in our main lobby. This scene will represent the strength, growth and bright future of Continue reading →

Cookies…. Yummm!

Who doesn’t love a scrumptious freshly baked cookie? With the help of YIT Culinary Students, the Program Development Team baked hundreds of Chocolate Chip, Snickerdoodle and Oatmeal Raisin cookies that were sold to NCIA staff. You can bet those cookies were gone in no time at all. They were absolutely delicious. All the proceeds went towards buying each student at Youth In Transition a special gift for the holidays, which made their holiday season extra special. Everyone was happy with their gifts! We are very Continue reading →

Deck the Halls!

It’s that special time of year again and our Youth in Transition School students were anxious to help beautify the school for the holiday. We have our very own Christmas tree decorated with festive ornaments and colorful lights, in our cafeteria for everyone to see.   As you walk around the school, you’ll spot candy canes and special decorations hanging on classroom doors.  We even had a door decorating contest! Check these out!   Our students did an excellent job at working together to decorate their Continue reading →