Tri-County to host Career Days this week

Local eighth grade students are invited to attend one of two Career Days at Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School.

The first Career Day will be held on Thursday, October 27, from 8 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., for students from Norfolk, Plainville, Walpole, and Wrentham. A second Career Day will be held on Friday, October 28, also from 8 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., for students from Millis, North Attleborough, and Seekonk. Permission slips will be distributed by the middle schools. All those who attend will have their absences excused.

Tri-County to host Manufacturing and Robotics Open House to celebrate Manufacturing Month

On Tuesday, October 25, Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School will celebrate October as “Manufacturing Month” by hosting an Open House for its Manufacturing and Engineering Technology programs.

Tri-County plans to showcase its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and equipment. The event is expected to draw legislators, business owners, parents, and any others who may be interested in seeing new education, career, and business opportunities.

School Committee honors founding member with 'Emeritus' title

Franklin resident Robert J. Rappa was recently voted “Chairman Emeritus” by the Tri-County Regional School Committee in recognition of his decades-long commitment to the district.

Mr. Rappa, a member of the School Committee since the building first opened in 1977, announced plans to step down from his post this past spring after 40 years of dedicated service to the students of Tri-County. He was also a member of the Building Committee prior to construction of the school.

Tri-County's Resolution Against Lifting the Cap on Commonwealth Charter Schools

The following represents a resolution approved by the Tri-County RVTSD School Committee on Wednesday, September 21. The resolution is in response to "The Massachusetts Authorization of Additional Charter Schools and Charter School Expansion Initiative", which will appear as Ballot Question 2 on November 8. By approving this resolution, Tri-County's school committee joins more than 140 other districts in voicing their opposition to Question 2.