March 2021 - The More You Know


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Important Dates

March 1st - Return from Vacation!

March 3rd - Virtual CTE Information Session for applicants, parents and returning students from 5:30-6:30 (email for event link)

March 5th - 2021/22 School year CTE APPLICATIONS DUE

**March 17th - Cohort B in session make up day - No Wednesday Call-Back this week

March 17th - Virtual CTE Information Session for applicants, parents and returning students from 12-1 (email for event link)

**March 19th- No School (inservice) - Cohort B make up day on 17th.

March 24th - Vermont Technical College Virtual College Visit 2:00-3:00

March 31st - Virtual CTE Information Session for applicants, parents and returning students from 12-1 (email for event link)

Month Long - VSAC's College & Career Pathways Virtual Event (more information below)

Check out CTE's Virtual Program Tours!!

Priority Deadline for Applications- March 5th!

Click Here to learn more about our amazing programs!

Email with questions!

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**Funds for Groceries Available!**

Families that qualify for free/reduced meals might also be eligible for Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) funds!! In order to meet one of the qualifications to receive these additional P-EBT funds, families MUST first have an approved free or reduced meal application on file. If you have not submitted an application yet, please consider doing so by going to or visiting the EWSD Child Nutrition website for more information on qualifying.

If you already have an approved application on file from last school year or this school year, you do not need to submit another application.

For more information please visit this list of frequently asked questions on P-EBT benefits.

If you have questions about the free and reduced meal application, please contact the EWSD Child nutrition office at

Free Meals for EWSD Students!

The EWSD Child Nutrition Program will continue to provide FREE meals at each of our schools for the rest of this school year! If you would like to access these free meals and support the EWSD Child Nutrition Program, please encourage your student to eat breakfast and lunch at school. You do not need to pre-order or register in advance.

Pick-up meals for students on remote days are also available. Pick-up schedule and more information is available on the EWSD Website!

It's never too early to think about Summer!

Governor's Institute is taking applications now for virtual summer immersions in:

  • Arts
  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship: Creativity & Innovation
  • Environmental Science & Technology
  • Global Issues & Youth Action
  • Health & Medicine
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Technology & Design

Click here for more info!

Contact Ms. Emmy or Ms. Lindsay if you have questions!

Congratulations to Quarter 2 CTE Students for Being Awesome!

CTE staff nominated students who deserve recognition for working hard, kindness, or just being plain ol' awesome!

Rajai Abdo * Rewati Acharya

Sarah Alshawi * Alianna Banke

Kira Beach * Tianna Bills

Logan Brosseau * Aiyana Bullock

Jack Cardinal * Anthony Chamberlain

Jaedyn Champagne * Alyssa Corron

Savannah Czyzewski * Indra Ghaley

Tristen Gingras * Renzo Hall

Britney Hamel * Isaiah Hill

Bodwe Kashindi * Guac Khongphat

Morgan Kimani * Jacob LaValley

Aman Madit * Lucas Neudecker

Robin Norstrom * Adam Packard

Josh Parrott * Neerusha Phuyal

Aidan Plumley * Devon Ricker

Faith Roy * Olin Sherman

Genesis Singleton * Liam Smith

Damien Wortheim

Congratulations to CTE's Engineering & Architectural Design instructor, Jim Dirmaier for being awarded UVM Outstanding Teacher of the Year!

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CTE School Counseling Coordinators

Miss an issue? Find it here!

Link to Student Events Calendar

Instagram: CounselorsofCTE

Admissions Questions? Contact -

Lindsay Ackley: - Building, Cosmetology, Dental, Health Info, Natural, Pre-Tech 3 & 4

Emmy Charron: - Auto, Childhood Ed, CAWD, CST, DCM, Engineering, Pro Foods, Pre-Tech 1, 2 & 5

Chris Chase: - Sending School & Community Relations Coordinator

The Center for Technology, Essex does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national

origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or age in its programs or

activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the

nondiscrimination policies: Bob Travers, Director

2 Educational Drive Suite 200 Essex Junction, VT 05452