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.
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 »
There is no school tomorrow, Monday, March 21, 2016, due to the predicted snowstorm. Classes will resume at Old Colony on Tuesday, March 22, 2016. The 10th grade MCAS ELA test will still be scheduled to begin on Tuesday, March 22, 2016.
On Tuesday March 15, 2016 three CIS students competed in the 3rd annual Junior Achievement Titan Challenge at UMASS Dartmouth. Throughout the day Ethan, Elijah, and Cody competed against students from 13 other area high schools using a business simulation program. As part of the event, each group of students was paired with a business mentor.… Continue Reading »
A Note from the Nurse on Student Absences Mrs. Ward, the school nurse, would like to remind parents that we have a very strict attendance policy and they must report all student absences directly to the school. To report a student as being absent, the Attendance Office must be notified at (508) 763-8011 ext.… Continue Reading »
Parents class will be held on March 24th from 6-8pm at their New Bedford office located at 345 Union St. Call 508-994-4375 to sign up. Next class session starts on Monday, April 11th from 5-8pm for 2 weeks. Mrs. Bernard will be here on Tuesday, April 12th during all lunch shifts for April vacation sign ups. APRIL… Continue Reading »
The Mr. Cougar competition is back for the class of 2016!!! All seniors interested in participating in this years contest must be present at an informational and sign up meeting on Wednesday, March 2 in the cafeteria during activity period. Please see Mr. Trahan or Mr. Mendez with any questions.
In only its second year of existence, the Old Colony Robotics Club has qualified to compete in the Southern New England championship. The Robotics Club began in 2014-15 with the donation of a Vex robot. Under the volunteer direction of Mr. Dan Brush, Electronics Engineering Instructor and Mr. Bill Trimble, Science teacher, a small but… Continue Reading »
Over 70 competed today in the SkillsUSA District 1 competition. Not only did all students represent Old Colony with pride and professionalism…they took home some hardware! Overall, Old Colony students took home 13 medals – five gold, five silver, and three bronze. In addition to the medals, sophomore Tara Butler has been selected as a… Continue Reading »
This Friday (02/26) is the SkillsUSA District I competition at Greater New Bedford Vocational Technical High School in New Bedford. This year, we have over 70 students competing in 19 competitions! The students will be engaged in exams for most of the afternoon, followed by a dance party and dinner. The awards ceremony begins at 5:30pm and is open to the public.… Continue Reading »
Old Colony hosted the 4th annual Frosty Runner Road Race on Saturday, January 23rd. Despite the weather predictions (of a blizzard!), we hosted 127 people for the 10.5 mile run and the 5K walk/run. Although the skies were gray and the winds fierce, the runners had a great time and stated that they look forward… Continue Reading »