UPTON – Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School (BVT) is pleased to welcome new staff members on Monday, Aug. 13, returning staff members on Wednesday, Aug. 15, and freshmen students on Friday, Aug. 17. The entire BVT community will be back together on... Read more.
In the final stage of the SkillsUSA competition series, Blackstone Valley Tech students proved their talent, dedication, and education is among the best in the nation as they earned three gold, one silver, and one bronze medals, as well as several top-20 placements at the... Read more.
When deciding to pursue a college education, one of the most important factors many students consider is the price. Tuition is only one of the bills students receive after accepting admissions offers. The cost of tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies... Read more.
Blackstone Valley Tech recently accepted a $3,500 donation from bankHometown to support a school student transportation van. The vehicle, now adorned with the bank’s logo, will transport students to job sites within the school’s 13-town district. The district towns’... Read more.
In the first stage of the SkillsUSA competition series, Blackstone Valley Tech students showed their technical prowess and brought 35 gold, 34 silver, and 33 bronze medals home from the SkillsUSA Massachusetts District V Conference. SkillsUSA events operate as showcases... Read more.
A central tenant of many crisis management and public health strategies is to foresee problems and implement procedures to stop potential issues before any damage is done. The BVT SkillsUSA Community Service Team followed the same strategy by taking their public awareness... Read more.
The Gender-Sexuality Alliance (GSA) Club at Blackstone Valley Tech is hosting a special one-night only, free screening of “Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric” on Thursday, October 26th at 6:30 p.m. In addition to the screening, the club will do a short... Read more.
MILFORD - The Milford Board of Selectmen has received notice from Dr. Michael F. Fitzpatrick, Superintendent Director/Blackstone Valley Vocational Regional School District of its desire to fill the vacancy occasioned by the recent resignation of Committee Member Arthur E... Read more.
The following is a list of the 286 members of the graduating class of 2017 from Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School. Students and their vocational technical programs are grouped by hometown and listed alphabetically by last name. Membership in the... Read more.
A total of 286 graduates were honored at the Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School commencement ceremony on June 1, 2017. Held inside the Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts in Worcester, MA, the ceremony featured spirited addresses from several... Read more.
UPTON –The sound of an alarm clock at the early hour of 3 a.m. is usually met with groans of frustration, murmurs of “five more minutes,” and an excessive amount of coffee. For Corey Smith and Connor Polymeros, the sound of a 3 a.m. alarm is met with enthusiasm. The early... Read more.
In a drive to return to the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference for the fourth consecutive year, the Blackstone Valley Tech SkillsUSA Community Service Team has launched a new public awareness campaign emphasizing the importance of stress reduction and... Read more.
A nervous, excited energy filled the hallways of Blackstone Valley Tech as 24 students dressed in the traditional all-white outfit of nurses assembled for the last time as Practical Nursing students. On January 25, the students in Blackstone Valley Tech’s Post-Secondary... Read more.
For many years parents have suggested children learn from their elders. Recently, the students in Blackstone Valley Tech’s Practical Nursing, Health Services, and Dental Assisting students did exactly that during the annual Aging Well Assessment Day. Read more.
The numbers are frightening. In the first nine months of 2016, there have been 1,005 cases of unintentional opioid overdose death in Massachusetts, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Law enforcement and emergency medical personnel are working... Read more.
The annual Open House for parents, guardians, and prospective students will be held at Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 from 5:30-8:00 p.m. The evening is an opportunity to tour the campus at 65 Pleasant Street... Read more.
The participants of the 2016 WorldSkills General Assembly, co-hosted by Canada’s Skills Competencies Canada and the United States’ SkillsUSA, were treated to an All-American Barbecue including the American culture’s signature dessert: apple pie... Read more.
The Blackstone Valley Tech community is always looking to help those in the district as a way to say “thank you” for supporting the school. This fall, the BVT National Honor Society (NHS) and National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) chose to help neighbors both near and far. Read more.
Another year of impressive performances came to a close in late June, when students from Blackstone Valley Tech captured a total of 11 medals in the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference Championships. Considered the Olympics of vocational technical... Read more.
In a first for both the school and the longstanding competition, a team of Manufacturing Technology students from Blackstone Valley Tech recently swept the top four prizes in the 18th Annual Notch Pipe Welding Challenge. Organized by Notch Mechanical Constructors and... Read more.
Congratulations to the Blackstone Valley Tech Leo Club on being named Club of the Year by the Massachusetts Lions District 33A. The BVT Leo Club earned the prestigious award in recognition of its outstanding service, loyalty, and dedication... Read more.
Blackstone Valley Tech's Dental Assisting students recently gathered to say "thank you" to the Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS) for its generous donation of a dental examination chair valued by the MDS at roughly $10,000. Donations from private partners like the MDS... Read more.
Michael Altavilla, an Electronics & Engineering Technology senior at Blackstone Valley Tech, has been selected as a semifinalist in the prestigious 2016 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. Altavilla, a resident of Mendon, is one of only 689 semifinalists selected from... Read more.
Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School is proud to once again host the annual SkillsUSA Massachusetts State Leadership and Skills Conference Championships. Please join us for this exciting event as the state's top vocational technical students put... Read more.
Along with green grass and budding flowers, signs of spring are popping up outside Blackstone Valley Tech, where the warm weather has given staff and students the chance to tackle some projects in the great outdoors. Read more.
What's the best way to say "thank you" for a life-changing high school experience? For seniors in the Blackstone Valley Tech Class of 2016, it's building a bridge, painting a library, and performing other acts of community service for the towns that support their... Read more.
The annual series of SkillsUSA competitions is off to a strong start for Blackstone Valley Tech, where 93 students recently brought home 40 gold, 29 silver, and 24 bronze medals from the SkillsUSA Massachusetts District V Leadership Conference. Read more.
With dozens of employers and admissions personnel vying to recruit them during the school's recent College and Career Fair, students at Blackstone Valley Tech received a firsthand look at their many opportunities in the modern workforce, military, and higher education. Read more.
Although a snow storm closed the school during National Wear Red Day on February 5, the wintry weather didn't stop students and staff at Blackstone Valley Tech and its School Based Health Center from celebrating the heart-healthy event. Read more.
In January 2015, during a "Spotlight on Excellence" inaugural event at Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School, the newly sworn in Governor Charlie Baker told the Valley Tech student body that his administration would "work really hard to make sure... Read more.
Superintendent Dr. Michael Fitzpatrick has released the following Commendation List for the first trimester of the 2015-2016 academic school year at Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School. Students are listed alphabetically by last name and are... Read more.
A new partnership was celebrated on Thursday, October 29, 2015, when Blackstone Valley Tech, Alternatives Unlimited, Inc., and Lowe's broke ground on a community construction project. The groundbreaking was held in Northbridge... Read more.
Milford Selectmen have been informed by Blackstone Valley School Superintendent Dr. Mike Fitzpatrick of what he calls a significant increase on the town's enrollment for this year. He said the enrollment figures show the town has 173 students compared to 150 as of... Read more.
Blackstone Valley Tech's annual Aging Well Assessment Day is a production of the BVT Post-Secondary Practical Nursing program, which established the event as a way for its adult-learners to practice real-life application of their nursing skills and theory. Each year... Read more.
In partnership with Alternatives Unlimited, Inc., Blackstone Valley Tech will hold a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of renovations on the Alternatives campus. Utilizing a $25,000 award from the SkillsUSA/Lowe's 2015 Campus Improvement Grant Program and... Read more.
The Valley Tech baseball team improved to 4-0 overall to start the season with a 4-0 win at Martha’s Vineyard on Tuesday. Austin LaBastie was stellar on the mound for the Beavers twirling a 2 hit complete game shutout... Read more.
An audit was done recently on the budget for Blackstone Valley Tech. The excess and deficiency account stands at $402, 476. Budget work for fiscal year 2016 is underway and financial figures will be shared with member communities sooner in the coming months than in... Read more.