Aside from being a major donor to New Tech at Aiken, GE Aviation is providing a holistic approach to reaching out to our students. GE Aviation sends staff to build mentoring relationships, tutor and inspire our students to soar to their highest potential.
Students also have the opportunity to become a GE Scholar, a program designed to provide talented youth with leadership development and financial support. These students will have the opportunity to become interns at GE.
School-Based Health Center
The school-based health center is a place students can go to find services such as:
- Routine physical exams, including sports and work physicals
- Asthma and other chronic illness diagnosis and management
- Acute illness and injury treatment
- Routine lab tests
- Prescription medications
- Health education, counseling and wellness promotion
- Fitness and nutrition education and counseling
- Referrals for healthcare services not provided at the clinics, including mental health and dental services
To see more information, please visit the City of Cincinnati's Website.
Activities Beyond the Classroom
Activities Beyond the Classroom's mission is to ensure that Aiken students participate in activities beyond the classroom that help them develop the skills they need to succeed in life. They provide the necessary support for every student to engage in extracurricular activities throughout the year. ABC serves all Aiken students through the Athletic Director and Resource Coordinator.
The Children's Home
Behavioral health services are available and provided in the school through The Children’s Home by a licensed mental health therapist. The therapist will work with you and your child to determine a specific treatment plan that meets your needs.
Cincinnati Youth Collaborative
CYC empowers vulnerable children and young adults to overcome obstacles and succeed in education, career and life.
Students Working On Occupational Pathways, or SWOOP, allows Aiken New Tech students to earn credits toward graduation through a wage-earning internship.
Through SWOOP, students have opportunities for internships in construction, landscaping, HVAC, masonry, electrical, IT, hazmat, welding, plumbing and carpentry.
SWOOP gives students the opportunity to earn key requirements for graduation, earn nationally recognized industry credentials, and have the opportunity to secure full-time employment after graduation.
SWOOP partners include: Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati State, HGC Construction, Lawn Life, Messer Construction Company and Turner Construction Company.
The 2017-18 school year marked the first full year of the WordPlay Writers Room, embedded at Aiken High School. The Writers Room is the hub for a host of WordPlay programs both during and after school, a dedicated space within the school designed to provide equitable access to creative programs from which EVERY student can benefit. Students can attend regular workshops and work on self-directed and group creative projects in the literary arts during in-class collaborations with teachers and in our after school programs.