Massachusetts Ag Day

On Tuesday, April 4th, agriculture was once again at center stage at the State House in Boston. Massachusetts Agriculture Day is the one day a year where farmers come together to focus legislative attention on our industry. On the one hand, it’s a celebration that recognizes the hard work and many diverse products produced... read more »

CTE Spotlight: Dental Assisting

Our Dental Assisting students have been busy spreading the news about good dental hygiene!  Our grade nine students visited the preschoolers at Peas in a Pod Daycare on the Essex Tech Campus and at the Sterling YMCA in Beverly.  The tenth and twelfth grade students headed to Pathways for Children Head Start Program in... read more »

Science MCAS Prep & Upcoming MCAS Dates

Essex Tech Sophmore Families: Although we look forward to the coming of spring, it is also a time that all sophomores need to be preparing for the high-stakes testing of the MCAS exams.  The schedule for the testing is as follows: May 16                       Mathematics Session 1 May 17                       Mathematics Session 2 June 5  ... read more »

Eleven students advance to 90th National FFA Convention & Expo

Eleven Essex Tech students advanced to the 90th National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis in October based as a result of first place finishes in five different categories at the recently held State FFA Convention in Sturbridge. Dustin Koocher of Newburyport (Extemporaneous Public Speaking – Individual), Emily LeClerc of Peabody (Floriculture – team),... read more »

Course Selection Update

Guidance counselors have met with their Grade 9, Grade 10, and many Grade 11 students in academic classes over recent weeks to review course selection, promotion, and graduation requirements, and post high school planning themes.  Due to the school cancellations last Grade 11 academic week, counselors did have to reschedule a few Grade 11... read more »

Students Earn 14 Medals at SkillsUSA District Competition

Essex Technical High School earned fourteen medals at the Massachusetts SkillsUSA District competition at Greater Lowell Technical High School in Tyngsboro last week with eleven students earning the right to compete against the best at the State Leadership and Skills Conference on April 28th in Marlborough. “Congratulations to all the competitors,” said Essex Tech... read more »

Term 2 Report Cards

Report Cards for Term 2 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 want to save a copy for your records, it is suggested that you open the PDF file and then select... read more »