Keefe Regional Technical School
June 15, 2018
Upcoming School Events & Announcements
June 2018 Calendar:
Monday, June 18 - B Week Finals (A,B,C) 10:35AM Dismissal
Grade 9 ELA, Math and Science finals
Tuesday, June 19 - B Week Finals (D,E,F) 10:35AM Dismissal
Grade 9 ELA, Math and Science finals
Wednesday, June 20 - Last day of school - 10:35AM Dismissal
Finals Make-Up Day
Grade 11 students with a 90 or higher average are exempt from final exams.
Boosters Club seeking new members!
Start planning your summer reading! Information is also up on the school website.
Summer School Registration Information
Framingham Library visits the last KT lunch of the year!
Reasons Why Keefe Tech is Awesome
Many students entered a raffle by sharing their reason for wanting to attend Keefe Tech and below are a few examples. I wanted to share some of their words as we close this school year and get ready to welcome a new group of students into our community.
It really stands out to me, my dad went here and out of all the schools I toured, this was the best. Plus, I love hands-on stuff - McAuliffe student
To learn about a specific career - Walsh student
To experience something new that I haven't done before - Walsh student
I feel it is a really good school for what I need - Robert Adams student
To work towards a better future - Kennedy student
For a jump start on a career and college - McAuliffe student
More opportunities for me at this school - Fuller student
I want to attend Keefe Tech because the teachers seem really nice and I want to try something new - Robert Adams student
Career and Technical Updates
Attorney General, Maura Healey and Mayor Spicer, visit the Health Careers Program!
Environmental Science Class on the move!
After an in-class activity about pollution sensitive and pollution tolerant macroinvertebrates found in fresh water, Mrs. Locke's Environmental Science class headed over to Farm Pond to collect samples of organisms. The students later identified the collected organisms back in the classroom.
Project Adventure hits the water!
Congratulations to next year's Class Officers!
President: Elsi Mejia
Vice President: Max Foster
Treasurer: Christian Espana
Secretary: MacKenzie Burpee
Class of 2020:
President: Emilie Avelar
Vice President: Nick Tueber
Treasurer: Jonathan Spalti
Secretary: Emily Bernard
Class of 2021:
President: Ian Mahr
Vice President: Ryan Swallow
Secretary: Sylvie Bielak
Top Shop 2018!
The Winner of the 2018 Top Shop Competition is the Red Team! Congratulations Carpentry and Legal and Protective Services!
Congratulations to the Class of 2018!
Our graduates are going on to do amazing things next year. Over 65% of our graduates will be pursuing post-secondary education in the fall at a variety of colleges and universities, including, MassBay Community College, Boston College, Worchester Polytechnic Institute, UMASS Amherst, UMASS Lowell, and Framingham State University. Students are majoring in programs such as, Nursing, Aerospace Engineering, International Relations, Computer Science, Automotive Technology, Animal Science, Biology, Art Education, and Culinary Arts.
Two students will be joining the Armed Services and approximately 30% of our graduates are using their technical training and beginning their careers at companies such as, Green Plumbing and Heating, Kerivan Lane, ROAR Worchester Air, Framingham Parks and Recreation, J&G Electric, McCullough Plumbing & Health, and CCL Mechanical.
We wish the Class of 2018 the best of luck and are confident that their 4-years at Keefe Tech have prepared them to be successful as they pursue their future endeavors.
Fall Dual Enrollment Course - Sign-up before the end of the school year!
MassBay is going to offer a second Cyber Security course at Keefe Tech this fall. Students do not have to have participated in the course they offered this spring.
Deadline for applications is Friday, June 1st in the Guidance Office. MassBay will review all applicants before guareenting you a space in the course. If interested please get your application to me or your Guidance Counselor before the deadline.
Course Description - Scripting (3 credits):
This course introduces fundamental programming concepts. Students learn to design and implement platform- independent scripts. Students will learn scripting for system-administration, database communication, and to provide user interactivity through the use of multimedia resources. By the end of the course, students will have a concrete understanding of programming in several important scripting contexts.
Class will meet on Thursdays from 3:30PM-6:15PM from September 6th to December 13th at Keefe Tech.
In collaboration with MassBay we are running a section of the Cyber Security Course this fall. There is still time to sign up!!!