Essex Tech Reduces Budget Amid State Funding Uncertainty Due to COVID-19

DANVERS — Superintendent Heidi Riccio reports that Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical School has proactively reduced its budget with an eye toward preserving faculty and staff positions amid anticipated cuts to state funding due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Essex Tech’s School Committee approved a revised budget today that will be sent to the... read more »

Essex Tech Facilitates Dialog with Students on Racism Following the Death of George Floyd

DANVERS — Following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis last week at the hands of police, the Essex Tech community has heard from its students and families, and the school is seeking to support students and continue the discussion regarding racism. “We are tremendously saddened and disheartened by the senseless killing of George... read more »

Summer Reading Requirements

Dear ENSATS Caretakers, Summer is almost here and summer reading is the expectation for all Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical School students, including incoming freshmen. This year, all students are required to read at least two books. BOOK #1: The first book is an open-choice book and can be fiction or nonfiction, but... read more »

Course Selection is Underway

Dear ENSATS Community, The course selection process for next school year is now underway! Please see the timelines for the entire process below.   Instructor Recommendations:  February 24 – March 3, 2020:  Academic instructors shared information about next school year’s course offerings with their students beginning after the February break and have recommended students... read more »

Essex Tech Provides Information on Coronavirus to School Community

DANVERS — Superintendent Heidi Riccio and School Nurses Nicole Mulloy and Marnie Ryan wish to provide students, parents, and guardians with information on the 2019 new coronavirus (COVID-19) as federal health officials continue to monitor the spread of the virus internationally.  According to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) contracting the flu is... read more »