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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.


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Students give Rochester PD close cut after No Shave November

Dec 1, 2016 // Categories: News,

Our Cosmetology students recently helped the Rochester Police Department clean up after No Shave November.  The police officers participated in No Shave November for Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital program that helps the military and their families with combat-related issues.  The Cosmetology students helped out by shaving the police officer’s beards… Continue Reading »

ALICE Practice Drill

Nov 8, 2016 // Categories: News,

All Old Colony staff and students participated in a full ALICE practice drill today (either lock-down/shelter-in-place/barricade or evacuated and reunified outside the building). This drill was led in partnership with the Rochester Police Dept. and two certified trainers employed at Old Colony RVTHS. The ALICE training offers school districts options that mitigate liability, assume less… Continue Reading »

Senior Application Day

Nov 7, 2016 // Categories: News,

Senior Application Day will be held on Thursday, November 10th at 1:30 in the cafe.  Students must sign-up in the Guidance Office.  See the flyer belwo for more information. application-days-flyer

2017-2018 Old Colony Application

Nov 3, 2016 // Categories: News,

Begin your application for admission to Old Colony for the 2017-18 school year online now! Visit Click on “Online Application” Complete the online registration with your parent/guardian. When the registration is complete, you will be contacted by email for the next steps. We will keep you updated on your application status!

Bernard’s Driving School

Nov 3, 2016 // Categories: News,

Drivers Education Classes will be Nov. 7-18 from 5-8pm at the N.B. Main office located at 345 Union St. New Bedford. Parent Class is on Wednesday, Nov. 9th from 6-8pm. Call 508-994-4375 for more info.

Fall Sports Teams Make Playoffs!

Nov 3, 2016 // Categories: News,

Come out and support our Cougars! MIAA Playoff Schedule:   Volleyball travel to Fairhaven H.S. Thursday, November 3, 2016 @ 5pm Football host St. John Paul II Saturday, November 5, 2016 @ 1pm Boys Soccer host South Shore Christian Sunday, November 6, 2016 @ 2pm

Opiate Crisis Presentation

Nov 2, 2016 // Categories: News,

“How To Protect Our Families & Community From The Opiate Crisis” Please join us for a presentation by Tom Bozzo, M.D. Dr. Bozzo is an addiction treatment physician, a leading member of Physicians to Prevent Opioid  Abuse (PPOA), and a concerned parent. Tri-Town residents, parents and young adults are all encouraged to attend. Wednesday, November… Continue Reading »

Career Awareness Open House on November 6th.

Oct 27, 2016 // Categories: News,

Sunday morning  parents and families of eighth grade students from Rochester, Mattapoisett, Carver, Acushnet, Lakeville and Freetown are invited to tour Old Colony from 10 a.m. until noon.  Vocational, academic and extra-curricular activities will be represented with displays and presentations throughout the building. Please come in and see for yourself the many opportunities Old Colony… Continue Reading »

Class of 2017 FAFSA NIGHT

Oct 24, 2016 // Categories: News,

Advisers from the Education Opportunity Center will work one-on-one with parents/guardians and students to complete the FAFSA form online. This application is required to be considered eligible to receive college financial application assistance. Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 by appointment only Please Specify Time 2:30, 3:00, 4:00, 4:30, 5:00, 5:30, 6:00, and 6:30 Due to voice mail… Continue Reading »

College Night October 27th, 2016

Oct 13, 2016 // Categories: News,

Please join us for: 5:00—5:30: “Early College Presentation” by the Guidance Department 5:30—5:45: BCC Dual Enrollment Pell Experiment 5:45—6:00: College Now (The Alternative Admissions program for the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth) 6:00-7:00: MEFA presentation (The Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority to speak about financial aid and planning. This is geared towards seniors, but all parents &… Continue Reading »

Southcoast Mobile Health Van

Sep 23, 2016 // Categories: News,

The Southcoast Mobile Health Van will continue to serve Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School students and faculty for the 2016-2017 school year. Services will include blood pressure screening, cholesterol screening, vision examinations, glucose screening, STD information, family planning referrals, teen resource information, nutritional education, and health education services. The Van will provide services… Continue Reading »


Sep 20, 2016 // Categories: News,

If you’re a high school senior dedicated to learning, leading and performing, you have exactly what it takes to become a Wendy’s high school Heisman. Eligibility begins with maintaining a GPA of 3.0 (B Average) or better. Applicants also need to be proven leaders and role models within their school and community. Also applicants must perform in at least… Continue Reading »

PSAT/SAT Information 2016

Sep 13, 2016 // Categories: News,

The PSAT/NMSQT is a preliminary practice version of the SAT which is generally required for acceptance into many 4 year colleges. The PSAT has been scheduled to be administered during the school day at Old Colony on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Any current sophomore or junior student is eligible to take this test. The cost of… Continue Reading »

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