School Name Change

Dear Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School Community: I am writing to clarify the changes to the official name of our school. On Thursday, March 15, 2018, the School Committee voted to change the name of the school from Essex Technical High School to Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical School (ENSATS) (Meeting Minutes).... read more »

AG Healey Announces Investigation into JUUL

Concerns over the sale of electronic smoking devices to minors have led to an investigation by the Attorney General’s Office, Maura Healey announced today.  Referred to as the “iPhone” of vaping devices because of their tech sleek appearance, JUULs can be easily concealed. School officials agree that vaping has become a disruption. JUUL and... read more »

Uniform Protocol

The email below was sent to Sophomore, Junior, and Senior families on Thursday, July 26, 2018. This information does not apply to freshman.   Dear Parents, Guardians, and Students, Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School has adopted required uniforms in each career and technical program for the 2018/2019 school year.  Please note that... 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 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 »

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 »