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.
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 »
Due to the rain predicted for this afternoon, a decision has been made to move the graduation ceremony indoors. The ceremony will begin at 1 p.m., and students are limited to 4 tickets each for their guests.
Yesterday, three teams of Old Colony students competed at the annual Bristol Community College (BCC) Web Design competition. The competition was run by the BCC Computer Information Systems department and included a number of schools from Massachusetts. After completing the three-hour competition, the team of Zack Fay and Matt Leate won first place and Sadie Lombardi won second… Continue Reading »
Starting this spring, six Old Colony juniors in the Programming and Web Design shop began redesigning the Onset Fire Department website . Last week, the students met with members of the fire department to showcase their initial designs. The student-run development team aims to complete the project in the fall. Team Members: Zack Fay (Product Owner) Matt Leate (Scrum Master) Conor… Continue Reading »
The School Committee Future Planning Subcommittee is looking for a parent of a current 9th, 10th, or 11th Old Colony student to serve on the Superintendent Search Committee. Meetings will be held on Wednesdays, twice a month, and it will be important to attend all of the meetings. Supt. Frank Cote will be retiring from… Continue Reading »
On Monday, June 6, 2016 from 6 – 8 pm Old Colony will be hosting the New Freshman Orientation. All students accepted to the Class of 2020 will receive a welcome and overview the Old Colony. The theme for the evening is “expectations”. Students and their families will learn what is expected of students in… Continue Reading »
Old Colony will be hosting a College and Career Fair for the Junior class. Students will be listening to and meeting with representatives from a wide range of colleges, universities and technical schools. A number of speakers will also discuss their professions and career fields. Parents are welcome to attend! All presentations will begin at… Continue Reading »
September 2015: Sheridan Dubois October 2015: Jesse Lee Goodwin November 2015: Ryan Andrew Andrade December 2015: Connor Benson January 2016: Margaret Hutchins February 2016: Dianna Stephany Lobo March 2016: Sarah Jean MacFarland April 2016: Bethany Anne Pimental May 2016: Taylor Donovan Raposa Student of the Year 2015-16: Felisha Eve Shiner Click here to view a larger image of the group picture!
Congratulations to Joey Wright who won Mr. Cougar 2016 competition this past Thursday, May 5, 2016. Joey is pictured in the back row standing third from the left. The show has been credited as one of the best events of the school year! Joey competed with 7 other contestants in casual wear, talent (Elsa from… Continue Reading »
At the end of this week, a group of our students will be competing at the SkillsUSA Massachusetts State Competition. Both the opening ceremonies (Thursday, 04/28) and the awards ceremony (Saturday, 04/30) will be streaming online at the Massachusetts SkillsUSA site . Tune in and cheer on our students and their amazing accomplishments!
On behalf of the entire Old Colony RVTHS community, we would like to thank Target for their support and donation of their very generous $200 gift card which will assist in purchasing additional safety and personal hygiene items to help stock our “safety buckets”. Old Colony has adopted the new ALICE Lock-down safety procedures, which include… Continue Reading »
On behalf of the entire Old Colony RVTHS community, we would like to thank Lowe’s for their support and donation of 60 5 gallon Lowe’s bucket covers that were donated. Old Colony has adopted the new ALICE Lock-down safety procedures, which include each classroom to have a “safety bucket”. If an emergency situation required a… Continue Reading »
All students in grades 9-11 must return their science selection forms to the Guidance Department by April 29, 2016. Failure to do so will result in administrative assignments. For more information on the selection options and to download selection forms, click here .
From April 28-30 a group of Old Colony Students will be competing at the SkillsUSA Massachusetts State Competition. If you are interested in attending the awards ceremony on Saturday April 30, there will be a limited number of tickets available online . The tickets go on sale April 15 at 8:00am and cost $5 each (limit 4 per… Continue Reading »
Please join us for this year’s Red Robin Restaurant Burgers for Better Schools Fundraiser from Monday, April 11th through Sunday, April 24th, 5% of the check will be donated to Old Colony RVTHS if you use your Red Robin Royalty Account. Monies received from this fundraiser will be deposited into the school’s student assistance fund.
Nancy Bernard of Bernard’s Driving School will be at Old Colony on Tuesday, April 12th, during all lunch shifts in the cafeteria for student sign-ups for the April vacation class. These classes will be held at Old Colony from Tuesday, April 19th through Friday, April 22nd from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Students will have… Continue Reading »
The Old Colony Wellness Committee is sponsoring a Weigh-in and Walking Club starting on Tuesday, April 5th. This is open to all faculty, students, and parents within our Old Colony community to support and offer a healthy and active lifestyle. However, participation in these program offerings can be done together or separately. Paula Ward will… Continue Reading »
Join us for the Old Colony R.V.T.H.S Car Show taking place Friday, April 29th from 4 pm – Dusk. (8 pm) sponsored by the senior class as a fundraiser. Inclement rain date will be the following Friday. (May 6th, at the same time) Registration is $15 per car. All checks can be made out and… Continue Reading »