High School Computer Repair Wizards, Educated On Apple Laptops, Say Your Computer Is Definately So Broken, And All Gayed Up With Viruses And Stuff, So Have Your Mom Buy You A New One. Duh!

RioTech students wondering what wizardry goes on in thereSOUTH PORTLAND – A new technology class at South Portland High School is blazing a path for the Red Riot students as they seek to become a resource for the public. The 20 members of Julie York’s technology repair program have formed an outside-support team named RioTech, designed to mimic a traditional repair shop by solving computer problems for area residents. Although students at the school have taken on private projects in the past – the alternative education program, for example, worked last year with Portland-based nonprofit The Compass Project to build a double-masted sailboat for a local buyer – this marks the first time students have reached out for an ongoing business relationship with the public at large. “It’s really a cutting-edge program for us,” Principal Jim Holland. “I think it’s a great idea. The class fits a real niche for those students. It’s certainly engaging and creates real-world experiences for them.” (read more at KeepMeCurrent)

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