North Shore Technical High School

North Shore Technical High School was a public application-type high school located in the city of Middleton in the U.S. state of Massachusetts under the North Shore Regional Vocational School District. It served ninth through twelfth grade students from 16 communities all on the North Shore. They included Beverly, Boxford, Danvers, Essex, Gloucester, Hamilton, Lynnfield, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Marblehead, Middleton, Nahant, Rockport, Salem, Swampscott, Topsfield, and Wenham. NST was the home to their logo and mascot, the bulldog.

On July 1, 2014, North Shore Tech merged with the Essex Agricultural and Technical High School to create Essex Technical High School located in the Hathorne section of Danvers, Massachusetts.

North Shore Vocational Technical High School
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30 Logbridge Road


United States
School typePublic vocational-technical high school
School districtNorth Shore Regional Vocational School District
SuperintendentDaniel O'Connell
PrincipalBradley Morgan
Grades9 - 12
Color(s)Red, white, and blue               

Class/technical structuring

The school operated on a rotating schedule that alternated between academic and technical studies weekly. A-Week began on a Monday, and ended on the end of Friday, while B-Week began on the upcoming Monday and alternated between weeks each Monday continuously throughout the school year. Prior to the 2011–12 school year, the schedule began on a Wednesday, and ending on the end Tuesday, before changing to B-Week, and alternating on Wednesdays.

Career/technical exploratory program

Upon completion of a twelve-week career/technical exploratory program during grade 9, students then selected one technical area in which they concentrated for the remaining three years. Technical programs, or shops rather, included Automotive Technology, Carpentry, Collision Repair, Design and Visual Communications, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Electrical, Graphic Arts, Health/Science Technology, Information Technology Services, Machine Technology, and Masonry.

In the news

"A teacher in Massachusetts was suspended without pay for potentially exposing his students to rabies when he skinned a coyote he found on the road in front of his students." [2]

Notable alumni

  • Rita M. Lutrzykowski - Founding member/reason of the North Shore Bulldogs football team.


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  2. ^ Teacher Skins Coyote In School

Coordinates: 42°34′39.36″N 70°59′44.52″W / 42.5776000°N 70.9957000°W

Boxford, Massachusetts

Boxford is a town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town's population in 2016 was 8,277.The original town center of Boxford, was East Boxford and other areas in the eastern part of the town, comprise the census-designated place of Boxford.

Essex Agricultural and Technical High School

Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical School (ENSATS) is an agricultural and technical high school located in Hathorne section of Danvers, Massachusetts. Opening in September of 2014, Essex Technical High School succeeded North Shore Technical High School in Middleton, Massachusetts, Essex Agricultural High School in Danvers, Massachusetts, and the vocational programs at Peabody Veterans Memorial High School.

On Thursday, March 15, 2018, the School Committee voted to change the name of the school from Essex Technical High School to Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical School (ENSATS). The decision was made after many key stakeholders weighed in; including parents, students, state representatives, and other community members.

The school was home to over 400 high school students.

There were 3 departments; Animal Science, Plant Science and Environmental Science.

Students participate in hands-on learning using school-owned farm animals and farm equipment. The school is home to heavy machinery, many plants and various animals including horses, sheep, goats, llamas, alpacas, cows, snakes, and exotic birds.

Essex County, Massachusetts

Essex County is a county in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of Massachusetts. As of the 2010 census, the total population was 743,159, making it the third-most populous county in the state. It is part of the Greater Boston area (the Boston–Cambridge–Newton, MA–NH Metropolitan Statistical Area). The largest city in Essex County is Lynn. The county was named after the English county of Essex.

It has two traditional county seats: Salem and Lawrence. Prior to the dissolution of the county government in 1999, Salem had jurisdiction over the Southern Essex District, and Lawrence had jurisdiction over the Northern Essex District, but currently these cities do not function as seats of government. However, the county and the districts remain as administrative regions recognized by various governmental agencies, which gathered vital statistics or disposed of judicial case loads under these geographic subdivisions, and are required to keep the records based on them. The county has been designated the Essex National Heritage Area by the National Park Service.

Essex Technical High School

Essex Technical High School is a career technical high school located in Hathorne, MA 01937, which is a sub-section of Danvers, MA 01923. was opened in the Fall of 2016 after the merger of North Shore Technical High School and Essex Agricultural & Technical High School, along with several programs from Peabody Vocational School.

List of high schools in Massachusetts

This is a list of high schools in the state of Massachusetts.

Mark Castillo

Mark Castillo, (born October 10, 1980) is an American musician. He is a former drummer of the deathcore band Emmure, a former drummer of the hard rock band Crossfade, a former drummer of the progressive metal band Between the Buried and Me, and a founding member and current drummer of American metalcore band Bury Your Dead.

Sally Ann Freedman

Sally Ann Freedman (born May 1, 1940) is a former beauty queen, professional model, and band vocalist. As Miss Massachusetts USA, she competed in the Miss Universe contest held in Long Beach, California in 1958. Her previous titles included Miss Essex County 1955, Miss Sea Nymph 1956, Miss Hampton Beach 1957, and Miss New England Ballroom 1958. In 1961, she was the talent winner and one of the five finalists in the Miss Sun Fun USA pageant held in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

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