Tri-County's SkillsUSA chapter is raffling off a “WIN”ter “WON”derland Snowman which contains $500 worth of gift cards. Tickets are $5 each or 3 for $10 and can be purchased in the Main Office, the Coordinator’s Office or from a SkillsUSA Advisor. All proceeds benefit Tri-County SkillsUSA.
The 2015 SkillsUSA Fall Leadership Conference was held November 22 through November 24 in Marlborough. Nine Tri-County students along with their advisors attended the conference and participated in intensive leadership training in the areas of community service, communication, group dynamics and employablity.
Receiving awards at the conference were:
Sixty-five students from Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School were honored on Tuesday, December 1, after receiving the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship for their performance on the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System test.
The students were recognized during a celebratory breakfast at the school’s restaurant, Gerry’s Place.
Tri-County's Math Team competed in the first Vocational Math Meet of the 2015-2016 school year on Monday, November 24.
Teachers Liz Thornton and Brian Rhodes accompanied 13 students in grades 9, 10, 11, and 12 to Blue Hills Regional Technical School for the competition. A total of 23 teams competed in a Jeopardy-style format.
Tri-County's Adult Cosmetology Program is now accepting client appointments for salon services.
First Cuts offers a variety of services at nominal fees, including shampoo and sets, blow-dry services, haircuts, manicures and gel polish. The teaching salon will be open on Thursdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. through the month of December beginning on Thursday, December 3. Additional days will be added as the school year progresses.
Twenty-six students were inducted into the Peter Rickard Chapter of the National Honor Society during a ceremony on Monday, November 16.
Peter J. Durfee, CFP Ameriprise Financial visited Tri-County on Tuesday, November 10, to give students a lesson on investing. His presentation gave eleventh grade students an introduction to saving and investing while emphasizing the importance of starting early. Students were invited to play "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" while trying to solve how much weekly savings is required to accumulate $1,000,000 over 30 years.
With the winter months upon us, Tri-County families are asked to brush up on the ways they can receive information about any potential closings or delays due to inclement weather. Please click here for the Delay Schedule.
Tri-County Electrical Wiring Technology students stand with State Rep. Elizabeth Poirier, Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III, Superintendent-Director Stephen Dockray, and State Rep. Steven Howitt during a ribbon cutting ceremony for the school's new solar field.
Engineering Technology Instructor Kristen Magas represented Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School at the annual Massachusetts STEM Summit on Tuesday, November 10, at the DCU Center in Worcester.
The STEM Summit is held each year to promote the development of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math skills in education and in the workforce.