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 »

School Reopening Planning Process Update

Dear Essex North Shore Caregivers: I am writing to update you on our school reopening planning process for Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School.  This morning, the ENSATS District Committee unanimously approved a Hybrid Learning Model for Essex North Shore to follow when school reopens.  The Hybrid Learning Model means that ENSATS students... read more »

Essex Tech Receives $200,000 Grant to Expand Career and Technical Education Opportunities for Local Students

DANVERS — Superintendent Heidi Riccio is pleased to announce that Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical School has been awarded $200,000 from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) to expand its programming for the North Shore Partnership Pathways Expansion Project. Essex Tech launched the partnership program with Gloucester Public Schools in January... read more »

Weekly Email from ENSATS 7/24/2020

Good Evening Caregivers and Students! We will be starting up our weekly emails to keep you informed of the building reopening. Massachusetts Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jeffrey Riley, has been updating us throughout the building shutdown whenever new information becomes available. At this time, we are able to provide you with the... read more »

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 »