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 »

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 »

“Why Is Good Help So Hard to Find in Boston?” Boston Magazine Article

Why Is Good Help So Hard to Find in Boston? Plumbers, carpenters, and electricians are Boston’s hottest commodities. But good luck getting one to fix your home. by CHRIS SWEENEYCHRIS SWEENEYCHRIS SWEENEY·5/15/2018, 5:44 a.m. Whoever coined the term “patience is a virtue” probably never had to wait for a plumber around here. I came to... read more »

May & June Students and Staff of the Month!

Congratulations to our May and June Students and Staff of the Month: Grade 9: Karen Tohline (Arboriculture) & Jamison Wrinn (Plumbing)  Grade 10: Tyler Boudreault (Masonry) & Emily DiThomas (Collision Repair & Refinishing) Grade 11: Katelyn Raia (Companion Animals) & Laraine Harring (Natural Resource Management) Grade 12: Jake Cummings (Arboriculture) & Melissa Driscoll (Companion Animals) Staff: William... read more »

Class of 2018 Senior Award and Scholarship Recipients

Essex Technical High School honored dozens of graduating seniors during the annual scholarship and awards ceremony!   Salutatorian – Lyndsey Santomassino of Haverhill Valedictorian – Christine Russo of Methuen Presidential Scholar – Caroline DeGrappo of Ipswich Core Subject Excellence Awards English Language Arts– Benjamin Adams of Rockport Social Studies– Kerry McManus of Lynn Mathematics–... read more »

Essex Tech And Cisco Networking Academy Partnership Brings Opportunities for Our Community

Essex Tech is pleased to announce the expansion of its Cisco networking partnership opportunities to the community. The opportunities will include free online classes in two areas of Information and Communications Technology learning to participants. The courses include Introduction to Cybersecurity and Introduction to IoT (Internet of Things). Participants can complete either or both courses at their own... read more »

Essex Tech and the Kelly Auto Expo Results

The long weekend brought forth some beautiful autos this past Memorial Day weekend at Essex Tech. Sponsored by Kelly Auto, over 100 cars were displayed leaving professionals and hobby-shop show goers alike quite impressed. The show proceeds benefit students from the automotive programs at Essex Tech through a Auto Expo Tool Scholarship. Below are the winners of the auto expo: Best... read more »

Superintendent-Director Announcement

Dear Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School District Community,   On Thursday, May 31, 2018, the Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School Committee announced Dr. Heidi T. Riccio as our new Superintendent-Director. Dr. Riccio was selected for many reasons. These reasons include her passion for all aspects of education, her tenacious instructional... read more »