Keefe Regional Technical School
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May 17, 2019
Announcements and Events
We hope everyone attending the prom tonight has a wonderful time!
Any student interested in running for class office next year should meet in Mrs. Clifford’s Rm. 217 on Tuesday at 2pm.
Attention Seniors! We are now collecting the $20 for the cap and gowns, please bring it to the main office!
Senior Class trip to Six Flags are now on sale for $35. Please see Mr. Westerman or Mr. McGrath at lunch!
Attention grades 9, 10, and 11! The annual Six flags Underclass field trip will take place on June 8th. We will leave school at 8AM and return at 7PM. The trip is first come, first serve, so don't delay! Permission slips are available in Mr. Collins's office; completed slips and payment must be returned to Mr. Beling in room 220. Students must be in good standing to attend.
Beep Beep, Vroom! CS Driving School is now taking applications for the May driver education class. You can see Mr. Peppersack or Mr. Rabidou for more information, or you can contact CS Driving School directly.
Summer Reading Information - Get Excited!
May 2019 Calendar
June 2019 CALENDAR
Academic and Career and Tech Updates
Mr. Warren’s students are utilizing the nfte Lean Business Model Canvas for Entrepreneurship II!
NFTE Business Plan Competition with Mr. Warren’s junior class!
Mr. Beling's B period freshmen acting out the final scene of Romeo and Juliet in class.
Cosmetology students provide complimentary manicures to new clients from the Callahan Senior Center!
Cosmo students doing make-up for the school play!
MassBay Automotive Programs presents at KT!
On Thursday, May 16, Massachusetts Bay Community College's Toyota Technical Education Network came to Keefe Tech for a presentation to the Sophomore Automotive Technology Students.
Representatives from the College included Gustavo Cortez, Keefe Automotive Technology Graduate and T-Ten Student Presenter, Professor Mike Amos, T-Ten Assistant Professor, Ted Chan T-Ten Student (Father of Alec Chan) and John Martin, Mass Bay Community College Recruitment Counselor.
Gustavo gave and in depth presentation on the benefits of becoming a T-Ten Student, how Keefe Tech had prepared him for success in his college program and how our students could engage with the college to learn more about the Mass Bay Automotive programs.
Graphics students win awards from Print Industries of New England!
The Graphics Communication Program submitted a package design, a screen printed shirt and 2 embroidered pieces that the students have been working on to Print Industries of New England (PINE) from Southborough. I'm sending a picture of the projects as well as them with their awards.
College Admission Testing Deadlines:
SAT Date: June 1, 2019 - deadline to register it May 3, 2019 - last registration deadline is May 22, 2019
If you qualify for free/reduced lunch at Keefe Tech you can obtain a fee waiver for this exam from your School Counselor.
Go to the link below to register for the SAT:
Go to the link below to register for the ACT:
MassBay Summer Program Opportunity!
The Summer STEM Sampler program is designed to give high school students exposure to different areas of STEM. The workshops are a five day exploratory (July 15-19) in: Science (Biotechnology Lab Work); Technology (Robotics and Web Design); Engineering (Engineering Design); and Math (interactive, contextualized in STEM). The program is free for students and is funded by STEM Starter Academy. We are seeking to enroll high school students who are eligible for free or reduced lunch, will be the first in their family to attend college, and/or are under-represented in college admissions. Preference will be given to rising juniors, seniors and graduating seniors.
To apply for the program, applicants must complete:
1) The online Summer 2019 STEM Sampler Workshops for High School Students Application which can be accessed here:
The program is not completely full. We can accommodate up to 25 students in the program. We are looking for motivated students who have an interest in or are curious to learn about STEM education and potential careers. Interest in attending MassBay as a college student is a plus! Applicants initially considered for this program will be interviewed before final enrollment decisions are made. All applicants will be notified by June 28th.
Drama Club 2019 production was a success!
Successful CBJ Breakfast last week! Thank you Culinary Arts for hosting!
Seniors receive scholarships sponsored by the MetroWest Chamber of Commerce!
Great Luncheon for Mutual One scholarship awarded to Max Foster!
Congratulations to our new National Honor Society Members!
Emily Bianco- Natick
Sylvie Bielak- Holliston
Gabrielle Buentello- Hopkinton
Paolo Calvo- Framingham
Alec Chan- Holliston
Oliver Hamerla- Framingham
Mia Ignoto- Blackstone
Scott Joyce- Natick
Marcella Lopes- Framingham
Ariana Lourie- Framingham
Ruby Martinez- Framingham
Noah Prince- Ashland
Natalia Rivera- Ashland
Caitlin Ryder- Natick
Crystal Soeiro- Framingham
Ryan Swallow- Framingham
Ethan Ze'evi- Holliston
National Honors Society is an organization with chapters in high schools all across the country. Its four pillars are service, scholarship, character, and leadership. Students must meet certain academic requirements in order to be invited to apply. National Honors Society members are deeply involved in both their school and local communities. The Keefe Tech NHS chapter currently has 37 members in 10th and 11th grades, and is graduating 19 12th graders.
New inductees were escorted in by current NHS members and welcomed by NHS President, Max Foster. The NHS Officers gave interpretations of the 4 pillars of the National Honor Society. Briae Hughes, Secretary, spoke about scholarship. Anjeh Titafangmbung, Historian, spoke about service. Kaitlyn Sok Treasurer, spoke about character and Jonathan Spalti, Vice President, spoke about leadership. Math instructors Jeffrey Griffin and Deborah Frank were this year's guest speakers. Congratulations to our new members!
Students from Left to Right:
Jonathan Spalti - NHS Chapter Vice President (Framingham)
Anjeh Tita - NHS Historian (Framingham)
Max Foster - NHS President (Holliston)
Kaitlyn Sok - NHS Treasurer (Framingham)
Briae Hughes - NHS Secretary (Framingham)
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