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Student life

Whittier Tech provides a wealth of resources to support our students. While an exceptional education is at the heart of Whittier's mission, providing students with a range of experiences and opportunities to express themselves allows us to promote a well rounded student body, prepared to take on the world after high school.

Scroll down, or use the buttons on the right to view our services:

Cafeteria

We are pleased to welcome Whitsons Culinary Group and new Food Service Manager Kevin Welch to Whittier Tech!  Students can look forward to expanded menu options each day that include the daily hot selection, hot and cold sandwiches including wraps and burgers, a variety of pizzas and calzones, Mexican fare including tacos and nachos, freshly made build-your-own salads, fruit smoothies and many other delicious items!  Also new this year is the addition of a premium meal option which will include specialized items such as Boars Head meats.

Fuel up for learning.

You may prepay for lunches using MySchoolBucks.

BREAKFAST:  Meal w/fruit, juice and milk   Students: $1.65  Staff: $1.90
LUNCHES: All meals include vegetable, fruit, and milk -  Student: $3.15   Staff:  $3.90
PREMIUM MEAL (LUNCH ONLY): -  Students: $3.60   Staff: $4.35
Milk - Students: $.55    Staff: $.60

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Activities

Whittier student life includes a range of extra-curricular activities for students to expand their horizons, express their talents, and help others. From artistic expression in the chorus and school musical, to service clubs such as Key Club and Interact, to more intellectual pursuits such as chess club and FIRST Robotics, Whittier has something for everyone.

  • Chess Club
  • Environmental Club
  • FIRST Robotics
  • Gay/Straight Alliance
  • Interact Club
  • Key Club

 

  • Multicultural Club
  • Peer to Peer
  • Performing Arts
  • Ski Club
  • Student Government
  • United Nations Club

Athletics

Whittier Tech has a proud history of fielding some of the very best teams in the Merrimack Valley. Student athletes at Whittier reap the benefits of having many of their academic and vocational teachers also double as their coaches and trainers, ensuring that the same high standards of conduct, respect, and performance we expect in the classroom are demonstrated on the playing fields as well.

Whittier is proud to offer the following sports:

Fall

  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball

Winter

  • Basketball 
  • Cheerleading
  • Hockey
  • Wrestling

Spring

  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Lacrosse 
  • Track 

Athletic Director Kevin Bradley and the Whittier athletic department host all the schedules, sports forms, and message boards for all sports over at our 8to18 partner website.

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Guidance

The Guidance Staff welcomes the opportunity to engage parents as they support students developing their career and/or college readiness. 

At Whittier Tech all upperclass students are assigned a guidance counselor through their vocational career path clusters. Freshman students are all assigned to the Grade 9 freshman counselor.

Counselors are available to meet with students by appointment or as needed for academic, social, or emotional issues. Counselors will also meet with every student in the spring to review and discuss class placement and schedules for the following school year.

Parents are welcome to call between 7:30 am – 2pm on school days to speak with their child’s counselor or to schedule an appointment. Please see the Guidance Counselor Assignments button below for specific contact information.

Planning your next move after graduation? There are skills that will help you thrive as you get ready to leave high school. Check out https://SetToGo.org - you'll find information, tools and guidance to help you feel Set to Go - whether you go to college or straight to a career.

Access Naviance to help plan for your student's future after high school. Scholarships, applications, and career information is at your fingertips using this family-friendly service. 

Don't have access to Naviance yet? Contact your guidance counselor directly for assistance.

View the presentation "Naviance: Using Family Connection" for more information.

Alumni - transcripts can be requested from Guidance by using the button below:


SECTION 504 OF THE REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973

SECTION 504 IS A FEDERAL LAW THAT PROHIBITS DISCRIMINATION AGAINST INDIVIDUALS WITH A DISABILITY IN ANY PROGRAM RECEIVING FEDERAL ASSISTANCE. THE ACT DEFINES A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY AS ANYONE WHO:

  1. HAS A MENTAL OR PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT WHICH SUBSTANTIALLY LIMITS ONE OR MORE MAJOR LIFE ACTIVITIES (MAJOR LIFE ACTIVITIES INCLUDE ACTIVITIES SUCH AS CARING FOR ONE’S SELF, PERFORMING MANUAL TASKS, WALKING SEEING, HEARING, SPEAKING, BREATHING, LEARNING AND WORKING);

  2. HAS A RECORD OF SUCH IMPAIRMENT; OR

  3. IS REGARDED AS HAVING SUCH AN IMPAIRMENT.

IN ORDER TO FULFILL ITS OBLIGATION UNDER SECTION 504, THE SCHOOL DISTRICT RECOGNIZES A RESPONSIBILITY TO AVOID DISCRIMINATION IN POLICIES AND PRACTICES REGARDING ITS PERSONNEL, STUDENTS AND THEIR PARENTS. NO DISCRIMINATION AGAINST ANY PERSON SOLELY DUE TO HIS/HER DISABILITY WILL KNOWINGLY BE PERMITTED IN ANY OF THE PROGRAMS AND PRACTICES IN THE SCHOOL SYSTEM.

THE SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES UNDER THE ACT, WHICH INCLUDE THE RESPONSIBILITY TO IDENTIFY, EVALUATE, AND IF THE CHILD HAS A CURRENT DISABILITY AND IS TERMED TO BE ELIGIBLE UNDER SECTION 504, TO AFFORD ACCESS TO APPROPRIATE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING SECTION 504, PLEASE CONTACT THE GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT AT 978.373.4101 X252.

Health Services

At times when students are in the care of Whittier Regional High School, the school shares with the parents/guardians responsibility for the health of students.  Please contact the Nurse's Office when medical information needs to be updated or shared.  In all matters of health administration, the privacy rights of students are observed.

You may contact them directly:

Ilona Closs, BSN RN
978.373.4101 X221

Heather Holmquist, MSN RN
978.373.4101 X206

Health Service Fax Line
978.374.1271

Health Forms can be found on our Forms page

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Technology

Every day, in every class, Whittier Tech students interact with the latest technology. Whether it's computer controlled milling machines in Machine Tech, or the latest 3D modeling and printing technology in CAD/Drafting, Whittier invests in the latest and most popular technologies in use by industry and business today, to give our students a leg up when they enter higher education and the workforce.

iparent

Sign up/log in for iParent to gain access into your child's classes and teacher's rankbooks to see grades, assignments, and more.

(Please Note - for freshmen entering Whittier in the Fall, you will be able to sign up AFTER September.)

1:1 iPad Program

Whittier Tech is proud to be a 1:1 school - each and every student is provided a school owned iPad. Technically savvy and innovative instructors create lessons that include individual and cooperative learning, self-paced assignments, peer editing, virtual biology dissections and more. 

Incoming Freshmen parents are required to attend an hour long briefing on how the iPad is used, our student expectations, and detailed information on how we protect your student's privacy online.

We also offer a voluntary additional protection plan for the iPads that is very popular and affordable. See the link below for detailed information.

Transportation

Whittier provides transportation to and from school, including late buses for extra help on Tuesday and Thursdays, and after sports practice and games, ensuring everyone can participate in extra-curricular activities.

Updated 8/28 3:10PM

Rt. 1 Ipswich/Rowley/Georgetown/Groveland
First Pick Up @ 6:13 AM

Rowley
Haverhill St. @ Longmeadow Dr.    
Main St. @ Village Pancake House
Ipswich
312 High St.
High St. @ Rosewood Dr.
High St. @ Currier Park
High St. @ Mineral St.
High St. @ North Main St.
Jeffrey’s Neck @ Northridge Rd.
County St.. @ green St.
County St. @ South Main St.
Market St. @ Depot Sq.
Washington St. @ Cottage St.
76 Linebrook Rd.
Linebrook Rd. @ Howe St.
Rowley
Linebrook Rd. @ Leslie Rd.
214 Newbury Rd.
Haverhill Rd.  @ Boxford Rd.
Georgetown
East Main St. @ Pillsbury Ln
East Main St. @ Elm St.
Pond St. @ Prospect St.  
Pond St. @ Mill St.   
Groveland
Seven Star Rd. @ Holly Ln.
91 Seven Star Rd.  

Rt. 2 Groveland/ Georgetown
First Pick Up @ 6:30 AM

Groveland
School St. Carlida Rd.
School St. @ Wilbert Ave.
Salem St. @ Staunton Rd.
Georgetown
Uptack Rd. @ Berrywood Dr.
7 West St.
Andover St @ Bailey Ln.
Andover St. @ Hamilton Terrace.
Andover St. @ Cedar Ln.
Central St. @ Village Pizza
West Main St. @ Weston Ave.
West Main St. @ Richardson Ln.
Groveland
Salem St. @ Nicole’s Variety
School St. @ Ashcroft Terrace
Center St. @ Rollins St.
Rollins St. @ Alpha Road
Garrison Ave. @ Francis Ave.
 

Rt. 3 West Newbury/Newbury/Newburyport
First Pick Up @ 6:05 AM

Newburyport
Low St. @ Coltin Dr.
Pond St. @ Greenleaf St.
State St. @ Kelly’s True Value
Newbury
Hanover St. @ Walton St.
High Rd. (1A) @ Plummers Ln.
235 High Rd. (1A)
High Rd. (1A) @ Old Pine Island Rd.
Newbury Neck
Newburyport
North End Blvd. @ 67th St.
North End Blvd. @ 53rdSt.
North End Blvd. @ 20thSt.
Old Point Rd. @ Plum Island Turn Pike
Water St. @ Marlboro St.
Water St. @ Bromfield St.
Water St. @ Not Your Average Joe’s
Merrimac St. @ Titcomb St.
Merrimac St. @ Carter St.
Walnut St. @ Woodland St.
High St. @ Woodland St. 
High St. @ Ashland St.
High St. @ Fowles Market
Merrimac St. @ Moulton St. 
Elmira Ave @ Ferry Rd.
Storey Ave. @ Kelleher Way.
Storey Ave. @ Philips Dr.
Turkey Hill Rd. @ Storey Ave.
Turkey Hill Rd. @ Longfellow Dr.
West Newbury
Stewart St. @ Donavan Dr.
21 Stewart St.
Bridge St @ Steed Ave.
74 Bridge St.

Rt. 4 Georgetown/Rowley/Byfield/West Newbury/Groveland/Haverhill
First Stop @ 6:15 AM

Georgetown
102 Thurlow St. 
North St. @ Charles St.
North St. @ Web Rd.
Warren St. @ Village Ln.
Jackman St. @ Warren St. & Elm St.
Central St. @ Fatherland .
Rowley
65 Central St.
105 Main St.
Main St. @ Hammond St.
209 Main Str.
Main St. @ Warehouse Ln.
Central St. @ Country Gardens
294 Central St.
Byfield
Central St. @ Orchard St. 
Central St. @ Pearson’s Plaza
Byfield Post Office
102 Main St.
West Newbury
164 Indian Hill St.
132 Indian Hill St.
Garden St. @ Rogers St.
88 Garden St. 
Haverhill
Amesbury Line Rd. @ Merrimac Childcare Center
 
Rt. 5 Rowley /Groveland/Georgetown/West Newbury
First Stop @ 6:00 AM

Newbury
31 Orchard St.
90 Middle Rd.
Rowley
52 Spencer Knowles Rd.
438 Wethersfield St.
26 Long Hill Rd. 
189 Dodge Rd
Haverhill St. @ Leslie Rd.
953 Haverhill St.
Georgetown
250 East Main St.
Tenny St. @ Patriots Ln.
68 Jewett St.
North St. @ Sawmill Way
North St. @ Silver Mine Ln.
North St. @ Parsonage St.
Groveland
King St. @ Old Jacobs Rd.
King St. @ Rocky Woods Rd.
152 King St.
92 King St.
Main St. @ King St.
Main St. @ Riverside Pizza
Main St. @ Cranton Ave.
Main St. @ Lindsays Way
West Newbury
Main St. @ Maple St.(113)
 

Rt. 6 Amesbury/ Salisbury
First Stop @ 6:15 AM

Amesbury
Kimball Rd. @ Acadia Condos
Kimball Rd. @ Attitash Rd.
Kimball Rd. @ Newton Rd. 
Newton Rd. @ Powow Cove Ln.
Whitehall Rd. @ Cynthia Ln.
Whitehall Rd. @ High St.
Whitehall Rd. @ Whittier Ave.
Friend St. @ Greenleaf St.
Greenleaf St. @ Sparhawk St.
Main St. @ Library
After the Rotary @ Crosswalk (Jade 3 Chinese)
Congress St. @ Madison St.
Clinton St. @ Market St.
Market St. @ Fern Ave.
Salisbury
Elmwood St. @ Back River Rd.
Folly Mill Rd. @ Locust St.
50 Locust St.
Amesbury
Monroe St. @ Ash St.
Elm St. @ Amidon Ave.
Elm St. @ Lafayette St.
273 Main St.
Merrimac St. @ Beacon St.
Pleasant Valley Rd. @ Riverfront Dr.

Rt.7 Salisbury/Amesbury/Merrimac
First Pick Up @ 6:33 AM

Salisbury
Main St. @ Viking St.
Toll Rd. @ Pike St.
Lafayette Rd. @ Forrest St.
Beach Rd. @ Go-Carts
Tide Water Condo’s
Beach Rd. @ Salisbury Inn
Beach Rd. @ Dock Ln.
Ferry Rd. @ Samantha Way.
Elm St. @ Harry’s Garage
Elm St. @ Mudnock Rd.
Baker Rd. @ True Rd.
Baker Rd. @ Red Ridge Rd.
Baker Rd. @ Rabbit Rd.
25 Rabbit Rd.
Amesbury
Rt. 110 Sunoco
Macy St. (Rt.110) @ Dunkin Donuts
Rt. (110) @C.V.S.
Rt. (110) Haverhill Rd. @ Andyman’s
Haverhill Rd. (110) @ Hoyt Ave.
Middle Rd. @ Cottage Ln.
Merrimac
6 Merrimac St.  
Merrimac St. @ Little Pond Rd.

Rt. 8 Bradford
First Stop @ 6:45 AM

Ferry Rd. @ South Riverview St.
Cross Rd. @ Ferry Rd.
Farwood Dr. 81-176
Farwood Dr. 357-404
Oxford Ave. @ Bradford Christian Academy
939 Boston Rd.
South Main St. @ Forest Acre’s Dr.
 
Rt.9 Haverhill/Bradford
First Stop @ 6:50

Essex St. @ Locust St. ( Maria’s)
High St. @ Arch St.
Bradford
South Main St. @ Ari’s Pizza
South Main St. @ Kensington Ave. 
South Main St. @ Presidential Dr.

 
Rt. 10 Bradford/Groveland/West Newbury
First Stop @ 6:45 AM

Bradford
Chick’s Roast beef
Salem St. @ Colby St.
Salem St. @ Peabody St.
Salem St. @ South Porter St.
Salem St. @ Bradford Country Store
Groveland
654 Salem St.
Washington St. @ Center St.
Main St. @ Wharf Dr.
Gardner St. @ Pleasant St.
Groveland Family Dental
West Newbury
Crane Neck St. @ Robin Rd. (2ndEntrance)
Middle Rd. @ Kimball Rd.
Main St. @ Bachelor St. 

 
Rt. 11 Bradford
First stop @ 6:48 AM

South Pleasant St. @ South Prospect St.
South Prospect St. @ South Main St. 
Kingsbury Ave @ South Maple Ave.
Kingsbury Ave. @ Hyatt Ave.
Kingsbury @ Lincolnshire Dr.
Lincolnshire Dr. @ Devonshire Ln.
Lincolnshire Dr. @ Chadwick Rd.
Chadwick Rd. @ Boxford Rd. 
 
Rt. 12 Haverhill
First stop @ 6:50 AM

Rosemont St. @ Hilldale Ave. 
709 Hilldale Ave.
Hilldale Ave.  @ West Rochambault St. 
Hilldale Ave. @ Cogswell St
Hilldale Ave. @ Bateman St.
Hilldale Ave. @ Willie St.
Hilldale Ave. @ Kathy Dr.
Hilldale Ave. @ Brook St.
Pilgrim Rd. @ Brook St.

Rt. 13 Haverhill
First Stop @ 6:55 AM

Washington St. @ Observatory Ave.
Washington St. @ Bartlett School
Consentino School
Washington St. @ John Ave.

Rt. 14 Haverhill
First Pick Up @ 6:58 AM

200 Amesbury Rd.
Kenoza Ave. @ Longview St.
Kenoza Ave. @ Triple AAA
Main St. @ 6th Ave.
Main St. @ 8th Ave.
Main St. @ 19thAve.
Main St. @ Brookline Ave.
 
Rt. 15  Haverhill
First Pick Up @ 6:48 AM

123 Corliss Hill Rd.
Gile St. @ Solitaire Dr.
Gile St. @ Woodland Park Dr.
Brickett Hill (Condo’s)
North Ave @ Haley Rd.
North Ave @ Northside Condo’s
244 North Ave.
North Ave. @ Tenadel Ave.
North Ave @ Sagamore Pl.
Main St. @ 14th Ave.
Main St. @ 10th Ave.
Lawrence St. @ Hamilton St. 
Lawrence St. @ Fountain St.

 
Rt. 16 Haverhill
First Pickup @ 6:50

Webster St. @ Summer St.
Chestnut @ Summer St.
Mill St. @ Riverside Cycle
Water St. @ Buttonwoods Ave.
Mechanic St. @ Groveland St. 
Fernald Ave. @ Groveland St.
Boardman St. @ Golden Hill Ave.
Boardman St. Goodale St.
Mill St. Across from White Ave.
Mill St. @ Arlington St.
Mill St. @ Saltonstall Rd. 
865 Kenoza St.
Elliot St. @ Shattuck St.
 

Rt. 17 Haverhill
First Pick Up @ 6:40 AM

Lowell Ave @ Lansing Ave.
Lowell Ave. @ Washington St.
Lowell Ave @ Carlton St.
Haverhill
River St. @ Alpha St.
River St. @ Toby Ave.  
River St. @ Western Ave.  
River St. @ Revere Ave.
River St. @ Maxwell St.
River St. @ Bowley St.
River St. @ Hall St.
River St. @ Red Hen

 

Rt. 18 Riverside /Haverhill
First Pick Up @ 6:40 AM

372 Middle Rd.
Millvale Rd. @ Powdermill Rd. 
355 Kenoza St. 
Kenoza St. @ Golden Hill Ave.
Groveland St. @ Charlie’s
Keeley St. @ Race St.
Lincoln Ave @ Madison St. 
Lincoln Ave. @ Jefferson St.
Groveland St. @ Douglass St.
Groveland St. @ Woods Ave.
20 Old Ferry Rd.
East Broadway @ Marina Dr.
East Broadway @ 7 Sisters
655 East Broadway
East Broadway @ Bradsfield Dr. 

Rt. 19 Merrimac/Amesbury
First Pick Up @ 6:44 AM

Merrimac
20 Birch Meadow Rd.
91 Hadley Rd.
Hadley Rd. @ West Hadley Rd.
Hadley Rd. @ Equestrian Way.
Highland Rd. @ Battis Rd.
16 Highland Rd.
AM Church Street @ Sweetsir School….PM Church St. @ Winter St.
1 Harriman Rd.
Harriman Rd. @ Red Oak Acre
Harriman Rd. @ Brush Hill Rd. 
73 Bearhill Rd.
Bearhill Rd. @ West Shore Rd.
East Main St. @ Deleo’s
Amesbury
156 Haverhill Rd.
Haverhill Rd. @ Spindle Tree Ln.
Haverhill Rd. @ Old Taverne Ln.
Merrimac
West Main St. (110) @ Attitash Ave.
53 East Main St.  (Apartments)
East Main St. @ Mill St.
West Main St. @ North Shore Bank
West Main St. @ Roger’s Funeral Home
West Main St. @Merrimac Library
West Main St. @ Birch Meadow Rd.
West Main St. @ Westminster Rd.
West Main St. @ Gunnison Dr.

Rt. 20 Haverhill
First Pick Up @ 7:05 AM

White St. @ Richdale’s
Primrose St. @ Charles St.

Rt. 21 Haverhill
First Stop @ 6:40 AM

Broadway @ The Grill Next Door
Broadway @ West Church
Broadway @ Andy’s
Methuen Rd. @ West Lowell Ave.
Broadway @ Silver Birch Ln.
1022 Broadway
Broadway @ Liberty St.
Broadway @ Coachmans Ln.
1278 Broadway
Broadway @ Torosian Ln.
Broadway @ Bailey’s Ct.
Broadway @ Crystal St.
Crystal St. @ Crystal Court
Crystal St. @ Ruth Circle
Village Woods @ Old Yankee Rd.
Liberty St. @ Sawmill Ridge Rd.
Liberty St. @ Crystal St.
North Broadway @ Parsonage Hill
North Broadway @ Diana Dr.
627 North Broadway
579 North Broadway
North Broadway @ St. Onge Terrace
North Broadway @ Mariah Ridge Rd.
North Broadway @ Monument St.

Rt. 22  Haverhill
First Pick Up @ 6:55

Primrose St. @ 5thAve.
Primrose St. @ 8th Ave.
Primrose St. @ 16th Ave.
Primrose St. @ Ringgold St.
Main St. @ Smiley School
Main St. @ Jaffarian Rd.
Main St (Rt.125) @ Woodrow Ave.
Main St. @ Woodman Ave.
Merrill Ave @ Winston Circle
Merrill Ave. @ Rosemont St. 
Rosemont St. @ Alvanos Dr. 

Rt. 23 Haverhill
First Pick Up @ 6:55 AM

Broadway @ First Presbyterian Church
Broadway @ Chicken Connection
Broadway @ Grove St. 
Broadway @ Oak Terrace
High St. @ Market
Amesbury Rd. @ Amesbury St. ( Next to Racing Mart)
Amesbury Rd. @ Biggart’s Ice Cream
Amesbury Rd. @ Turner Ave.
Amesbury Rd. @ Atwood St.
Amesbury Rd. @ Town Line Convenience Store
 
 


 
 


 
 

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Work Permits

Child Labor- M.G.L. Chapter 149, sections 56 through 105

Employment permits are required for minors under age 18. Employment permits must be issued for and maintained at the site where the minor is working. Employments permits are issued by the superintendent of schools in the city or town where the minor attends school or lives.

For more information on obtaining an employment permit, please contact the division of Occupational safety at 617.626.6975 or visit http://www.mass.gov/lwd/labor-standards/ ~ For Workers and Unions ~ Wage and Employment Related Programs ~ Youth Employment. 

Students can obtain permits from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. each school day, please ask for the Vocational Coordinators Office. Permits may also be obtained when school is closed by appointment by contacting the Vocational Coordinators office at 978.373.4101 x 267, or by visiting the superintendents office in the city or town of residence.

The Youth Employment Permit Application for 14 – 17 year-olds is available at http://www.ago.state.ma.us

If you need additional information please contact:

Beverly DeSalvo
Vocational / Technical Coordinator
978.373.4101 x 267

Forms and Documents

From time to time, we understand that sometimes forms that get sent home get misplaced. Please find below some of the most requested forms.


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Alumni

Whittier Tech is not only the home of our current students but our alumni population as well. We are proud of the success of our alumni and want you to share that success with our community of students, staff, and fellow alumni. Whether you went to college after Whittier, work in your vocational/trade area or a combination of both - we want to hear about it!

Transcripts

Looking for official high school transcripts? Visit the Guidance page under Student Life to process your request.

Alumni Panels

We host alumni panels throughout the year allowing current Whittier students to hear about your experiences! Alumni are able to reflect on why they chose their shop, what they wished they did differently in high school, and offer advice to current students.

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If you are interested in being a speaker in one of our future alumni panels, please reach out to Tia Roy, Community Services and Post-Secondary/Early College Programs Advisor.

Alumni Spotlight Series

We believe it’s important for current students to see what our alumni are doing! Through the Alumni Spotlight Series, we capture the careers and journeys of many of our alumni. If you are interested in being featured in one of our posters, please reach out to Tia Roy, Community Services and Post-Secondary/Early College Programs Advisor.

Alumni Job Postings

From time to time, we receive employment opportunities from the community that could be of interest to alumni. Current opportunities will appear below.

If you have a position you'd like to post here, contact Beverly Desalvo, Vocational Coordinator.