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Opening Day at NFA Main Salon Clinic is a busy one!
Every Friday, from 7:15am – 10:00am, the Cosmetology department offers a Salon Clinic. Friday, November 17th was their grand opening and it was a busy day! With the same offerings as any other salon these students are working hard to earn their 1,000 hours toward their license upon graduation. Ms Leanne Paganelli, Cosmetology year 1 teacher and Ms. Maria Lastowski are on hand to give students guidance and support when needed.
Students can earn a 6th month license when they graduate from NFA Main if they meet all the criteria. The state requires 1,000-hours of approved course of study and that students pass both the New York State written and practical examinations to get a license to operate in New York State. Students enrolled in Cosmetology at NFA Main typically complete the required 1,000 hours in a course of two years.
Students rotate their specialties, including working the front desk and learning the business aspect of working or owning a salon.
Gianella was working on Kristina’s nails, both seniors.
Brianna, Zariah, Samanta are dyeing hair purple (by request), all seniors.
Jianna, a senior was working on her trimming skills.
Leslie, a senior, was working on styling and curls.
Caroline, a senior, was giving science teacher at NFA Main, Mrs. BenVeneto a paraffin treatment and manicure.
Victoria, freshmen, shows off her finished look completed by Arlene, a senior at the step & repeat.
TEACHERS: Are you and your students doing something great? Please contact your Communication Strategist. We’d love to attend or post your pictures and recap to highlight the amazing accomplishments throughout our district! Grades PreK-5 Amanda McDowell (email@example.com) and Grades 6-12 Cassie Sklarz (firstname.lastname@example.org).