Message from ENSATS 10/13/2023

Good Evening, Essex Tech Families!

It has been a busy week with the pep rally, SATs, spirit days, safety drills, and all kinds of homecoming games.  We still have PSATs and the Homecoming dance to look forward to tomorrow. We want to thank all the families who have volunteered their time or made donations to make this week amazing for our students.  We appreciate all of you. 

Upcoming Schedule

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

Monday, October 16, 2023Day 4: Blue
Tuesday, October 17, 2023Day 5: Blue 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023Day 6: Green   8:45 am Late Start 
Thursday, October 19, 2023Day 7: Green
Friday, October 20, 2023Day 8: Green

**Important Information about the Homecoming Dance**

  • The Homecoming Dance will take place tomorrow, Saturday, October 14th from 7:00 to 10:00 pm.  
  •  The dance is sold out. Tickets will not be sold at the door.
  • Students will need to enter the dance at the D/E dining entrance.  
  • Students who drive themselves to the dance should park in F lot.
  • All students will be checked in before entering the dance. 
  • There are no heels allowed in the gym.  Please plan footwear accordingly.
  • We ask that parents please plan to pick up their students at 10:00 pm and arrive early, our staff will have to wait with your student if you are late picking them up.
    • In order to make pick ups a little more organized, we are assigning locations where students will be picked up.
      • For Grade 9 students: please pick up in the lot in front of the school at the main entrance.
      • For Grade 10 students: please pick up at the EE Lot next to the gym.
      • For Grade 11& 12 students: students should park in F lot or be picked up in F lot.
      • Please click here for a map showing these locations.
  • We will be collecting food for Gina’s Giving Back at school next week and at the dance.  Please click here for more information.

Ski and Snowboard Club

Love the snow and going outdoors in the mountains? Ski and Snowboard Club is back for the third year and excited for new adventures! Do you Ski or Snowboard or want to learn a new winter sport? Please click here for more information and to sign up.


The Veterinary Science team is hosting Happy Socktober ( until Tuesday, October 31st. Happy Socktober aims to provide a new pair of socks to individuals who are experiencing homelessness. Please consider donating a pair of new socks (any style, color, or size) and dropping them in the collection boxes located outside the A-112, A-116, Small Animal Building, Main Office, Media Center, D Academy Offices, and Gallant Hall. You can also give the socks to any Veterinary Science student or Veterinary Science teacher. The socks will be donated in November to homeless shelters in Essex County to support the approximately 750 individuals in need.

In case you missed it! 

Click here to view our previous messages.

Heidi T. Riccio, Ed.D.         Shannon Donnelly, M.A.T.    Thomas O’Toole, Ed.D.

Superintendent-Director          Principal                  Asst. Superintendent

Pictures of the Week

Some of you may remember eating these treats growing up. Emma from Danvers is making them for the Eatery to sell in six packs.

The boys soccer team fought hard for the win last night against Danvers!  A great day to start the Homecoming weekend.

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