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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 an applied academic curriculum. A small, safe, immaculate school and meticulously maintained grounds provide the ideal environment for the development of the region’s future technicians and skilled labor force.


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Bullying and Cyberbullying Surveys

Dec 1, 2015 // Categories: News,

During the next two weeks, we will be conducting a survey of faculty, students, and parents about bullying and cyberbullying that may occur in and out of our school.  MA Dept. of Education requires that we do this at least every 4 years.   Please click on the link below to take the 5 minute… Continue Reading »

Fuel Assistance

Nov 25, 2015 // Categories: News,

In need of fuel assistance this winter?  Click  here for more information  

See our shop videos on OC’s Official YouTube Channel!

Nov 18, 2015 // Categories: News,

What interests you? Old Colony offers twelve different areas of study to help you progress toward your personal goals. What are you most interested in learning? Click the shop(s) that interests you the most to get a glimpse into a day of an OC student. You can even create your own playlist of the shops… Continue Reading »

Frosty Runner Road Race is back! 10 Mile Run & 3.1 Mile Walk/Run. Saturday, January 23, 2016

Nov 16, 2015 // Categories: News,

Start and Finish: All races begin and end at Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School, 476 North Avenue, Rochester, MA 02770 Registration: or  Entry fee is non-refundable. Pre-registration $25 (on-line registration will be open until Jan. 21) On-Site & Day of Race $30 Frosty Runner’s T-shirt available to pre-registered runners/walkers by Jan. 4… Continue Reading »

Career Awareness Days – Open House and Tour

Oct 27, 2015 // Categories: News,

Career Awareness Days – Open House and Tour Come and take a look at all that Old Colony has to offer for students and their families.  Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School will be presenting Career Awareness Days for Eighth Grade students residing in Acushnet, Carver, Freetown, Lakeville, Mattapoisett and Rochester during the school… Continue Reading »

Scholarship Deadlines Approaching! (October 2015)

Oct 26, 2015 // Categories: News,

Below are four scholarships valued at more than $250K that have deadlines approaching. 1. Horatio Alger Scholarship – $5,000 – 50 Awards (Deadline: October 25, 2015) Student Eligibility: To be eligible to apply for the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be enrolled full-time as a high school senior in the… Continue Reading »

SchoolBrains Parent Portal Open!

Oct 21, 2015 // Categories: News,

Parent access to our student information system, SchoolBrains, is now available.  Login information will be emailed to parents.  Click here to access a quick reference guide to use SchoolBrains.

Old Colony Night Games!

Oct 19, 2015 // Categories: News,

WE ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE FOLLOWING EVENTS, AND WE HOPE TO HAVE YOUR SUPPORT FOR OUR OC TEAMS! Saturday Night Football Game! On Saturday, October 24, 2015, at 6 p.m., the Old Colony football team will host West Bridgewater. This is the third night football game in the school’s history! Tickets are $4 for adults… Continue Reading »

ALICE practice drill

Oct 9, 2015 // Categories: News,

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

Athletic Dept. has been a recognized by the MSSADA!

Sep 30, 2015 // Categories: 2015, Athletics Archives, News,

The Athletic Department is proud to announce that our student-athletes and Athletic Dept.  have been a recognized by the MSSADA  District D Athletic Directors Association.  We have been selected as the representative for the District Sportsmanship Award for the 2014-2015 school year.  Old Colony was selected as the top school of the 45 schools in… Continue Reading »

SchoolBrains coming soon!

Sep 23, 2015 // Categories: News,

Old Colony is transitioning to a new student information system called SchoolBrains. We are in the process of  preparing a data validation for parents  to review that data for  their  child and sign off.  Once we have all of the data confirmed we will send  out  directions to parents and students on how to access … Continue Reading »

Library Newsletter

Sep 18, 2015 // Categories: News,

Stay up-to-date with all that is going on in the Library with the first issue of the Library Newsletter. This monthly newsletter will highlight events, newly available materials, rare or unknown resources, “book club” information including the book of the month and more. The Newsletter Vol 1 Issue 1  is available for viewing in PDF format.

Freshmen Exploratory Assembly

Sep 9, 2015 // Categories: News,

Today the freshmen were give an overview of the exploratory process along with their exploratory schedule.  You can view the presentation here and the student handout here .  We wish all the freshmen an enjoyable journey through exploratory and remind them to arrive prepared and work hard!

Bernard’s Driving School

Sep 9, 2015 // Categories: News,

Bernard’s Driving School If any student is interested in signing up for driving school, there is a sign up sheet in the main office. The Fall Driving School will be Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays, in Room 1 (Mr. Gonsalves’ class) from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. starting on Monday, September 21, 2015. The next session will… Continue Reading »

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