Summer Reading

Summer is almost here and summer reading is required for all Essex Tech students, including incoming freshmen.  All students are expected to read at least one book over the summer. The book can be fiction or nonfiction but must be written for young adults or adults.   When students return to school, English teachers... read more »

School Name Change

Dear Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School Community: I am writing to clarify the changes to the official name of our school. On Thursday, March 15, 2018, the School Committee voted to change the name of the school from Essex Technical High School to Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical School (ENSATS) (Meeting Minutes).... read more »

AG Healey Announces Investigation into JUUL

Concerns over the sale of electronic smoking devices to minors have led to an investigation by the Attorney General’s Office, Maura Healey announced today.  Referred to as the “iPhone” of vaping devices because of their tech sleek appearance, JUULs can be easily concealed. School officials agree that vaping has become a disruption. JUUL and... read more »

Uniform Protocol

The email below was sent to Sophomore, Junior, and Senior families on Thursday, July 26, 2018. This information does not apply to freshman.   Dear Parents, Guardians, and Students, Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School has adopted required uniforms in each career and technical program for the 2018/2019 school year.  Please note that... read more »

Planting the Seeds of Knowledge

Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical School has recently been awarded $5,000 through the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation (LCEF). These funds will be used to create and plant a productive 1.4-acre apple orchard on the grounds of the school.  Superintendent-Director, Dr. Heidi Riccio, expressed her enthusiasm for this unique opportunity. “What could be... read more »

Workforce Capital Grant Recipient

Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical School has been awarded $253,000 as part of Governor Baker’s Workforce Capital Grant Program. Superintendent-Director Heidi Riccio stated, “Essex North Shore is grateful to the Governor for his commitment to Career and Technical Education in ensuring our students are prepared with the skills necessary to go far beyond... read more »

Summer Advanced Manufacturing Program at Essex North Shore

Adult students are on the shop floor and in the computer lab learning high-level Machine Technology skills.  This program is in collaboration with North Shore Community College, the NSWIB (MassHire) and NAMC.  Adult students are learning valuable technical skills that are needed in the Advanced Manufacturing arena as well as industry-recognized credentials.  These students... read more »

Term 3 Report Cards

Dear Families, Report Cards for Term 3 have been posted in the “Published Reports” section of the Aspen Portal, right on your Pages Home Screen.  To access the Essex Tech Aspen Portal, visit https://ma-essextech.myfollett.com/aspen/logon.do If you are having difficulty remembering your login for the portal, here are some tips: Family logins are (firstname).(lastname).fam  – for example, john.smith.fam Student logins are (firstname).(lastname) –... read more »