Welcome to Old Colony! Set on a rural 80-acre campus, Old Colony provides state-of-the-art technical training with a rigorous academic curriculum. A small, safe, immaculate school and meticulously maintained grounds provide the ideal environment for the development of the region’s future technicians, scholars and skilled labor force.
On March 11th, Old Colony welcomed one of the world’s most sought after speakers on the topic of autism to speak about her opinions on education. Temple Grandin, who is now a professor of animal sciences at Colorado State University, is herself autistic. She talked about making sure that kids get real world experience, such… Continue Reading »
On Thursday March 9, Vocational Technical Education Coordinator Jackie Machamer presented the OCcreates program to local educators and businesses. The Business and Educator Alignment meeting was organized by the CONNECT Partnership and hosted by Sensata Technologies (Attleboro, MA). Among the attendees, were Education Secretary Jim Peyser, Bridgewater State University President Fred Clark, BCC President Jack Sbrega, and representatives from… Continue Reading »
There is no school today, Friday, March 10, 2017, due to the predictions of today’s snowstorm for our area. Classes will resume at Old Colony on Monday, March 13, 2017.
Hello everyone, I would like to start off by saying that all of our students represented Old Colony well at the district conference yesterday. It is with great pride to tell all of you that our students won medals in 14 different competitions yesterday as they competed against 7 other schools in district one. The… Continue Reading »
Old Colony will be running our first ever Summer Discovery Experience the week of July 10-14, 2017 for students entering Grades 5-8. Click here to learn more .
Art from both Old Colony RVTHS and Apponequet Regional High School will be on display at the The Great Ponds Gallery at the Lakeville Public Library. There will be a reception to showcase the art on Saturday, March 4, 2017 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Lakeville Public Library. The exhibit may be viewed from March… Continue Reading »
Wood Palace Kitchens, a premier cabinetry distributor representing select manufacturers and providing turn-key services for customers will host a cooking demo on Tuesday, February 28th with our students from Old Colony Regional Vocational High School in Rochester as featured chefs. For more information click here .
This invitation for Bid is for a three-year contract for vehicles and drivers of regular route school bus services, late run bus service and athletic trip service. Contract start date of July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2020 for the Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School District, consisting of the Towns of Acushnet,… Continue Reading »
There will be a 2-hour delay today, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. The start of the school day will begin at 9:45 a.m. and students will report directly to their second-period class.
There will be no school again tomorrow, Friday, February 10, 2017, due to the snow and severe weather conditions. Old Colony will resume classes on Monday, February 13, 2017.
There is no school tomorrow, Thursday, February 9, 2017, due to the predicted snowstorm/blizzard for our area. Classes will resume at Old Colony on Friday, February 10, 2017.
The epidemic of opiate abuse, addiction, and overdose deaths rising across the country increasingly impacts our families and loved ones in our OC community. Click this link to find out more through this community awareness series, co-sponsored by St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church and the Healthy Tri-Town Coalition, and supported by our OC Wellness Committee. Together,… Continue Reading »
This month, the School Adjustment Counselor, our intern, and the physical education/health instructors will conduct an Old Colony Youth Risk Behavior Survey for all of our students. The purpose of the survey is to better understand youth risk and protective healthy behaviors as they are related to student health, educational success, and student problems. Data… Continue Reading »
On Wednesday, January 25th, The Boys Varsity basketball team invited the Cape Hoops sixth grade girls team from Acushnet to be Honorary Captains for the night. This Friday, February 3rd, the Boys Varsity basketball would like to invite all middle school students from the surrounding area to the game free of charge. Just be… Continue Reading »
Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School and the Greater New Bedford Workforce Investment Board partner to welcome Dr. Temple Grandin to the Old Colony campus on Saturday, March 11th at 9 a.m. For more information please visit http://bit.ly/2isRAyB . Dr. Temple Grandin, named one of TIME Magazine’s 100 most influential people, is the most accomplished… Continue Reading »
Faculty, students, families, and prospective students and their families are invited to join us for a private screening of “Star Wars: Rogue One” on Saturday morning, January 21, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at Flagship Cinemas in Wareham, MA. Tickets can be purchased at http://bit.ly/2h0XTJO . Please note that tickets will not be available at the door. Proceeds… Continue Reading »
On Friday January 6th, the Old Colony carpentry department delivered a three foot by nine foot oak table to the new Fire Department Headquarters in Carver. Old Colony Carpentry first became involved in this project when Chief Weston reached out to Mrs. Machamer (Vocational/Assistant Principal) about the project in June of 2016. OC Carpentry started… Continue Reading »
Please checkout Old Colony’s brand new Quarterly Newsletter. The purpose of the Newsletter is to keep you informed of everything happening at Old Colony! To read the newsletter click here .
Thursday January 12th marked the first meeting of the new Old Colony Music Club. The club meets weekly as a space for students to collaborate in creating music. The first meeting was attended by students of all grades…12 in all! The students, along with their advisor Mr. Robidoux, are excited to see what happens in… Continue Reading »
Today 1/10/17, Seniors in the Carpentry program traveled to Apponequet in Lakeville to give a trophy display case a “face lift”. Mr. Gadbois was contacted earlier in the year about this revamp and came up with a design and the measurements.The students from the Class of 2017 and 2018 both worked on the 1st phase… Continue Reading »
On June 3, 2016, Governor Baker signed An Act to Improve Public Records into law. Many of the provisions in the new law will take effect on January 1, 2017. Please be aware, the current law will remain effective until that time. To read more on the subject and to see Old Colony’s Records Access… Continue Reading »
Starting January 12, Old Colony will begin hosting a weekly music club on Thursday afternoons (2:20pm – 3:15pm). The club is for anyone interested in playing, writing, recording, or learning about music…from beginner to expert, all are welcome! If you have any questions or want to help out, contact Mr. Robidoux in CIS (firstname.lastname@example.org). See you on the… Continue Reading »