Message from ENSATS 10/15/2021

Good Evening Parents, Guardians, Caregivers, and Students:

Thank you to the many caregivers who were able to attend our Virtual Parent Night on Thursday, October 14th.  If you were not able to attend and would like to follow up with your child’s teachers, we encourage you to please send them an email.  Our email addresses are the teacher’s first initial and last name (

Upcoming Schedule

Here is a preview of the schedule for this coming week.  

Monday, October 18

Day 4: Blue

Tuesday, October 19

Day 5: Blue

Wednesday, October 20

Day 6: Green   8:45 am  Late Start 

Thursday, October 21

Day 7: Green

Friday, October 22

Day 8: Green

Homecoming 2021 

Homecoming week is just around the corner.  Click here for all the details:  Homecoming 2021.  

Pink Out Shirts

Pink Essex Tech shirts will be on sale beginning Monday, October 18th.  They are $10.00 each and can be purchased during lunch in the main cafe.  All proceeds will be donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

Superintendent SMARTIE Goals  

At the School Committee meeting on October 14th, the Superintendent-Director’s SMARTIE goals were approved. This is a fluid document and will be updated based on relevant data. Thank you for your continued feedback and support.

Recycling Fundraiser

The Essex Tech DECA club is having an Electronics Recycling Fundraiser this Saturday, October 16th from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm.  Please see their flyer for more information.

Financial Aid Information

Our School Counseling Department has created a Financial Aid document that contains information about financial aid and useful resources.  Please click here for the document in English and here for the document in Spanish.

PSAT & Accuplacer Information

Attention all Juniors!  All juniors will be taking either the PSAT or the Accuplacer test in school on Tuesday, October 26th.  Please review this document for important information.

Parents Supporting Parents

The BRYT program is offering a series of virtual caregiver support group meetings. Click here for more information: Parents Supporting Parents Flyer.

Keeping Score

Click here to read the next edition of Mr. Murphy’s Keeping Score to learn about the happenings in our Athletics Department.

Activities: Week of October 18, 2021

Please review the following document for information about activities for the: Week of October 18, 2021.

COVID Dashboard

Here is the link to our COVID Dashboard.  This will be updated every week with the number of positive COVID-19 cases and the number of close contacts.  


Have a great weekend!


Heidi T. Riccio, Ed.D., Superintendent-Director 
Shannon Donnelly, M.A.T., Principal
Thomas O’Toole, Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent 
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Showcase of the Week:  

Amani and Jackson presenting to the School Committee this week! They did a great job talking about our school, activities, athletics, and why they came to Essex Tech!

School Committee

Zack and Yurry rocking the flatbread in the Bistro!


Mr. Merrill, collaboratively teaching junior English students with Ms. Walton. What a great demonstration of the co-teaching model!



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