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Quick LinksThe steps that students need to take in order to get into the Building Trades class, including application and recommendation forms.
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Information about radon and what can be done to reduce its presence in a home.
Information about our environmental house including a video tape highlighting the project.


Thanks to
Coldwell Banker Hedges Realty
for their support!

Welcome to the Building Trades Class!

Building Trades is a year-long class for high school juniors and seniors that is offered by the Cedar Rapids Community School District. The class meets away from the school campus at a construction site. During the school year, students in the class build a house!

The 2014-15 house is for sale.
Click the link to view the listing.

The 2015-2016 Student-built House is our forty-fourth house!




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The address for the house is:
1307 Stratton Drive NE,  Cedar Rapids Iowa
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   Link to the 2015-2016 School Calendar

Click on the buttons at the top of the page or look under the "Quick Links" to find other information about the Student-built House program and the Building Trades class.

View a PowerPoint Presentation of some careers in construction, with short videos, View now!
See some links to construction careers!

David Smith, Instructor
Building Trades * 2205 Forest Drive SE * Cedar Rapids IA 52403
FAX 319 398-2016 * Phone 319 431-0674

Comments/Questions, dsmith@cr.k12.ia.us

1998/2015, Cedar Rapids Community Schools
Last updated, 08/14/2015