|Carter Oczkowski with elk-handled knife|
Students from Matthew Halton High School (MHHS) took part in Experiential Learning Week (ELW) from Monday, October 19 - 23. The students took a single immersive class in a option of their choice that they were then enrolled in for the duration of the week.
Knife forging gave students the opportunity to work metal. The students had to finish two knives, one out of flatstock and the other out of another metal such as rebar or wire. Students had to chose their own design and then forge, heat treat, sharpen sand and hone their own blades. Many chose to attach a handle, and a few chose to attach their blades to a long handle, making spears.
|Carter Oczkowski completed three blades|
|Jillanna Hammond and Monica Simpson show off their blades|
|Travis Stushnoff and Mac Reed with spears|