Category: 2018

Updated Bus Routes

All bus routes are now updated and can be found here.  Please be reminded that these routes are tentative and subject to change.  Should and when changes occur, notifications will be sent out.  Thank you.

Old Colony Tour Dates

Register by clicking ‘Apply Now’ at the top of the page.  Scroll and click ‘OC Tour Registration’


Tour Dates:


October 13, 2018 @ 8:30 am

November 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am (Career Awareness Day)

November 13, 2018 @ 8:15 am

November 20, 2018 @ 8:15 am

December 4, 2018 @ 8:15 am

December 11, 2018 @ 8:15 am

December 18, 2018 @ 8:15 am

January 8, 2019 @ 8:15 am

January 15, 2019 @ 8:15 am

January 22, 2019 @ 8:15 am

February 5, 2019 @ 8:15 am

February 12, 2019 @ 8:15 am

February 26, 2019 @ 8:15 am

March 5, 2019 @ 8:15 am

March 12, 2019 @ 8:15 am

March 19, 2019 @ 8:15 am

April 2, 2019 @ 8:15 am

April 9, 2019 @ 8:15 am

April 23, 2019 @ 8:15 am


We look forward to seeing you!


Students with Perfect Attendance for 2017-2018 School Year

The following 17 students have perfect attendance for the 2017-2018 school year:

  • Jake Amadea (Carver)
  • Devon Amaro (Acushnet)
  • Tyler Blanchette (Carver)
  • Mattelyn Cotti (Carver)
  • Austin DeSousa (Rochester)
  • Jacob Gauthier (Freetown)
  • Amanda Hannon (Carver)
  • Cooper Howell (Acushnet)
  • Nicholas Iamele (Acushnet)
  • Christopher Lambert (Freetown)
  • Justin Melo (Rochester)
  • Allyson Pompeo (Carver)
  • Zachary Soucy (Acushnet)
  • Thomas Stellato (Mattapoisett)
  • Malcolm Sturgis (Acushnet)
  • Ian Vezina (Lakeville)
  • Mitchell Welte (Lakeville)

Congratulations to all our outstanding students!

Perfect/Excellent Attendance by town:

PERFECT 8 10 11 9 3 10
EXCELLENT 2 2 9 5 3 5


PERFECT 15 16 18 11 4 15
EXCELLENT 5 8 8 4 2 5

Student of the Trimester – June 2018

The Student of the Trimester is selected by the shop instructors in each technical program area. The criteria for the Student of the Trimester program is based on a student’s improvement, service, attitude, and shop projects. The program is intended to raise self-esteem in the student body.




Trimester 3 – June 2018

Shop Student Grade Town
Automotive Abigail Galas 11 Acushnet
Business Technology Jared Plante 10 Acushnet
CAD Drafting Lauren Patenaude 11 Lakeville
Computer Science Lucas Dirado 10 Carver
Cosmetology Sarah Dawicki 10 Lakeville
Culinary Arts Meghan Spangler 09 Mattapoisett
Electrical Connor Halle 11 Acushnet
Electronics Ryan Farias 11 Rochester
Graphic Communication and Design Doug Johnston 11 Lakeville
Health Careers Anthony Ferreira 10 Freetown
House & Mill Carpentry Douglas Smith 11 Carver
Machine & Tool John Boyko 10 Lakeville
Metal Fabrication Benjamin McCarey 9 Lakeville


Grads leave with diplomas and special skills

The message on Erin Taylor’s graduation cap spoke to her feelings: “I want to sing with all my heart a lifelong song.”

The class salutatorian and treasurer for the Old Colony Class of 2018 said her goodbyes to classmates and the school she’s been a part of for the past four years, but she said she doesn’t leave empty handed.

“I’m so glad I went to a vocational school,” the Rochester resident said. “We did a project my junior year in my graphic communications and design class, where we started a T-shirt company and we had to do the design from scratch. I based my design on Tenth Avenue North, a Christian music group from Nashville.

To read the whole article by Bill Abramson, check it out here on SouthCoast Today.

2017 Graduates – Follow up survey

It is that time of year where we ask our graduates from a year ago, what they are up to today.  State law requires us to follow up on our graduates. Completing this form will help us meet that requirement.

Plus, we really want to hear how you are doing!

We appreciate you taking the time to complete this survey found here.

Important Dates for Seniors

Senior sign-out, breakfast, report cards, yearbooks &  cap & gown pick-up – Friday, May 25, 2018.

Junior/Senior Prom @ Seaport Inn, Fairhaven, MA – Friday, May 25, 2018 from 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm.

Mandatory graduation practice in O.C. Cafeteria  – Thursday, May 31, 2018 from 8:00 am to 9:30 am.  All seniors must attend in order to walk at graduation.

Awards Night – Thursday, May 31, 2018 @ 6:30 pm.  Seniors to arrive @ 5:45 pm in O.C. Cafeteria.   Gowns only, no caps.  Proper dress required.

Senior Class Trip to Six Flags – Friday, June 1, 2018   Seniors to arrive @ 8:30 am O.C. Cafeteria

Graduation – Sunday, June 3, 2018 @ 1:00 pm.  Seniors to arrive @ 12:15 pm in O.C. Cafeteria.   Proper dress required.


Engineering Exploration EVENT


Explore multiple majors including

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Bioengineering
  • Computer and Information Science
  • Physics

When: Saturday, April 28, 2018

Time: 9:30 am – 4 pm

Lunch: pizza and salad

Entrance Fee: Free

Venue: Woodland Commons, UMASS Dartmouth 285 Old Westport Rd. N. Dartmouth, MA 02747

*Email with subject “Engineering Exploration Event: Student Application”  for application.

Summer Discovery is Back!

Old Colony Summer Discover Experience

Football • Basketball • Soccer • Fun & Games • LEGO Robotics • Electronic Engineering • Welding & Metal Art • Culinary Arts • Computer Science • Carpentry • CADD • Automotive Technology • Cosmetology • Electricity

Register at

Registration is open for the 2nd Annual 2018 Old Colony Summer Discovery Experience. Our First Annual Summer Discovery Experience included close to 100 students. We’ve added programs and look forward to an incredible week with students from grades 4-9. All are welcome!

Connect. Create. Inspire.


Coordinated Program Review – Invitation for Feedback

Aaron Polanksy, Superintendent-Director of the Old Colony Region Vocational Technical High School District was informed by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education of an upcoming Coordinated Program Review that will be taking place this school year. As part of this Coordinated Program Review, Department staff will visit the district during the week of April 2, 2018. Such visits are routinely conducted by the Department to satisfy federal and state requirements for the periodic review of specific education programs and services in schools throughout the Commonwealth. The department is reviewing several programs during a single visit in order to use Department and school staff’s time most efficiently and to encourage strong connections among the programs.

Any member of the public may request to be interviewed by telephone by a member of the Departments visiting time. For more information read the full press release here.