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Keefe Regional Technical School

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May 3, 2019

Announcements and Events

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Keefe Tech Drama Club Presents: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. A dramatization of the book by Roald Dahl by Richard George produced by special arrangement with DRAMATIC PUBLISHING of Woodstock, Illinois.

  • Show times in the Keefe Tech Auditorium:

    • Friday, May 3 at 7:00 p.m

    • Saturday, May 4 at 2:00 p.m.

    • Show runs 60-70 minutes

    • Tickets will be sold at the door

    • $5.00 adults. $2.00 children

Juniors and Seniors....Now is the time to buy your prom tickets. Tickets continue to be on sale till May 10th for $65 each. Purchase them at all three lunches or in the main office after 12:30. Questions, see Ms. Petro or Mrs. Sullivan.

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.

Attention Grade 9: There will be an important class meeting after school on Monday, May 6 in room 111 to discuss an upcoming fundraiser and class elections. Snacks will be provided!

May 2019 Calendar

Senior Events!

Academic and Career and Tech Updates

Culinary Students compete using Lilly's Pasta in a "chopped" style competition!

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Electrical student admitted to Apprenticeship Program!

On April 13th, Brandon Hernandez, his mother Brenda, his Aunt Isabel, and Mr. Webb attended a Reception honoring Brandon for his academic excellence in the Electrical Program. Brandon has been awarded a scholarship and granted admittance into the Electrical Apprenticeship Program of IBEW Local 103. Congratulations Brandon!
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Health Careers students making moves in the community!

The Senior class held a successful Metro West Blood Drive on April 30th.

Members of the junior class presented at Walsh Middle School for thier Career Day on April 25th. Students that spoke to the Middle Schoolers were Emilie Avelar, Nevaeh Castillo, Anna Mason, Jefferson Pineda, Kimberly Recinos, and Natalia Rivera.

Check out some action photos below!

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Culinary Students visit the State House!

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School Counseling

College Admission Testing Deadlines:

Good luck to everyone taking the SAT tomorrow, May 4th!

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:

ACT Date: June 8, 2019 - deadline to register is May 3, 2019 - late registration is May 20, 2019

Go to the link below to register for the ACT:

MassBay Accepted Student's Day at KT!

Students had the opportunity to sign-up for placement testing, discuss their majors and hear from MassBay faculty and staff about the transition to their college campus.
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Student Activities

Students compete at the SkillsUSA State Conference!

Congratulations to the students that competed at this years SkillsUSA state conference!

This years Medal winners are:

Kimberly Richards, Cosmetology Post Grad, Gold Medalist

Jessica De Jesus, Nail Care, Gold Medalist

Sophia Swann, Nail Care - model

Allison DeBalsi, Screen Printing, Bronze Medalist

Brandon Leung, Information Technology Service, Bronze Medalist.

Our Gold Medalist will be traveling to Louisville, Kentucky to compete at Nationals in June!

This was also the first year Keefe Tech participated in the Teamworks competition. Congratulations to Luis Martinez, Matt Sostilio, Ryan Fafard, and James Kennally. A shout out to Mr. Meath for his hard work preparing and advising the team! Check out some photos of them in action below!

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The year is winding down! Get out there and support your KT Broncos. Game schedules can be found below using the link below under team details.

Spotlight on Boy's Track and Field!

The Keefe Tech boys track team is off to a slow start due to the inclement weather this spring. Their current record is 1-2 , however there have been some strong performances by several individuals. Miguel Perez currently has been undefeated in the long jump (school record 21'7") and 100 meters. In addition Cal Marden, Dante Lopes, Daniel Goodridge and Jared Ashberry have all shown signs of promise.
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Student Spotlight

Congratulations to James Hunter on being the student from Keefe Tech to receive the 2019 John P. Garrahan Leadership in Diversity Award!

All award recipients were celebrated at the annual Community Prayer Breakfast on Friday, May 3, 2019. Keefe Regional Technical School has been participating in this honor since it began it was wonderful to highlight Jame's accomplishments as a leader.
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A few of our Ashland students highlighted at KT!

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FRAMINGHAM, MA – At Keefe Regional Technical School, students from Ashland say their

Career and Technical Education has given them the tools they need to turn their future

aspirations into reality.

For Cameron Thebaud, a senior in the Programming and Web Design Career and Technical

Program, the decision to attend Keefe Tech came after spending his freshman year at a

conventional high school. “I was looking for more opportunity in high school to expand my

passion for computer programming. I am so grateful to have transferred to Keefe Tech for my

sophomore year,” he said.

Thebaud is an Eagle Scout, works as a cameraman for WACA TV in Ashland, and plans to

pursue a career in Criminal Justice. “I will graduate this year in June, accepted into my top

choice, Norwich University. I plan to combine my passion for programming with Criminal

Justice in college. I will always look back on my time at Keefe Tech as extremely beneficial and

a unique high school experience,” he added.

Spenser Vernes, Class of 2019, is a Metals Technology student also enrolled in many AP courses, including Computer Science, Calculus and Psychology. He is a member of the Cross Country team and an award-winning member of SkillsUSA, and will attend RIT where he will major inMechanical Engineering after graduation.

"Keefe opened doors for me. I have acquired professional skills in metal technology while

mastering my honors and AP level courses. Keefe helped me to realize my potential in

Mechanical Engineering and allowed me to be part of a cohesive group sharing similar goals. I

am very grateful to have had such a positive high school experience," he explained.

"Coming to Keefe Tech has been the best decision for my future. I am an honor roll student

getting ready to apply to many universities to major in Pre-Veterinary studies,” noted Keefe

Tech junior Natalia Rivera, also of Ashland. Rivera is enrolled in the school’s Health Careers

CTE program, serves as a student ambassador, and is a member of the student council and

volleyball team. "I chose Keefe Tech to get a head start on my career path,” she added. “I always knew I wanted to be in a ‘helping’ profession and after my tour of the health Careers Program, I was fully engaged.”

Parent/Guardian Resources

IPASS Parent Portal Sign-Up Information

Instructions for parents/guardians to sign-up to view student grades.

If you are in need of temporary food assistance please see information below about our partnership with Daniel's Table.