Friday, January 18, 2013
The freshman congressman said vocational education should be "a focal point of a lot of our education efforts moving forward."
Fourth District Congressman Joe Kennedy III (D-Brookline) visited Southeastern Regional Vocational High School in Easton Friday morning to tour the facility and meet students and faculty. Kennedy, who said vocational education should be "a focal point of a lot of our education efforts moving forward" wanted to see how the school operated. "He called out of the blue," Southeastern Superintendent Luis Lopes said. "He was very interested in vocational education." The school is currently in the midst of a $32.9 million renovation, thanks to funds from the Massachusetts School Building Authority. New lockers, renovated hallways, and a brand new gymnasium were part of Kennedy's tour. Most importantly though, the newly-elected Congressman was …
Thursday, January 10, 2013
The Southeastern Hawks won an exciting victory Wednesday evening
Thursday, January 10
The Southeastern Regional wrestling team pulled out an exciting 12-point victory over Bristol-Plymouth yesterday in the Foundry Street gym. Click through the above photos provided by photographer Justin Braga.
Friday, November 30, 2012
Six students get experience in construction trade.
Thanks to the work of six Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School students, inluding one from Easton, Norton High will get a new concession stand by the football field this winter. It’s a win-win situation as the students get hands-on experience in the field of construction. The students building the concession stand are Thomas Hanrahan of Stoughton, Richard Alger of Easton, and Brockton residents Luis Montero, Julien Fernandes, Joe Gallagher and Cody Howie. They are directed by construction technology teacher Roy Blanchard. Since mid-September, the group has spent about 15 hours a week working on the project. “They are really focused,” Blanchard said of the students. When the basic skeleton of the structure is done, …
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Southeastern's first product fair was last week.
The energy flowed from student to student, just like power on a grid. Such was the was the atmosphere of Southeastern’s first product fair that took place last Wednesday, as sophomores and juniors in the Innovation Academy program demonstrated a whole range of gadgets they had worked on for two to three months. The assignment was to produce a device from scratch, which could be something already invented or entirely new. The students came up with a mix of both, using a countless wires, circuits, and switches, and a few propellers and gyros. One of the most ambitious projects was a remote-controlled blimp developed by three sophomore electronic students: Jonathan Berry, of Easton, Justin Harris, of Brockton, and Mike Hoppe, of East …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Coleman will graduate from Southeastern today.
Southeastern Regional is proud to announce the Class of 2012 seniors holding the highest grade point averages from each of its nine communities. Easton’s star student is Alicia Coleman. The compassionate and hard working young lady majored in Health Services, and already has employment experience in her field. Let’s get to know this outstanding student! Why did you choose Southeastern? “I didn’t want to go to an all academic school; I wanted one that had shops, too. I knew right from the beginning I wanted Health Services.” I understand you already have employment experience the field of Health Services. How did Southeastern help you begin your career so early? “I worked as a Home Health Aid after school and weekends. My Health Services …
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
An Easton resident was involved in an auto competition.
Two Southeastern students placed second in the state’s Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Competition, at Universal Technical Institute in Norwood on May 9. Jon Richardson, of Easton, and Peter Huckins, of Norton, competed against nine other teams from across the state, in a 90-minute competition to repair an intentionally “bugged” car that had from 10 to 12 problems. The team worked on a 2012 Ford Fusion, and they were able to fix all the problems in just 40 minutes, according to their teacher, Robert Vinskus, who teaches Automotive Technology at Southeastern. Mr. Vinskus said that the students qualified for the event by taking an online exam and placing in the top 10 two-person teams in the state. After qualifying, they trained on a 2012…
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Democrats running for State Representative fielded questions at Southeastern Regional last week.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
The four Democratic candidates running for State Representative in the 11th Plymouth District squared off last week in a Q&A session at Southeastern Regional School District. Democratic candidates are: Southeastern Regional School Committee member Mark Linde Brockton City Council Member Jass Stewart Brockton Attorney and Easton resident Claire Cronin Brockton City Council Member Robert Sullivan. No Republicans have officially announced their candidacy. Easton Selectman Dan Murphy submitted the needed 150 signatures in time for the State's May 1st deadline but said Tuesday that he hasn't decided whether or not he will officially throw his hat into the ring.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Southeastern Regional hosts first debate for the race
Southeastern Regional students got a true taste of politics Tuesday by taking part in the first debate forum for the 11th Plymouth District seat, which includes sections of Easton and Brockton. Principal David Wheeler moderated the debate, and his students asked the questions, given in advance to all four candidates. The candidates included Easton resident and Brockton attorney Claire Cronin, Mark Linde of Brockton, general manager of Brockton Community Access television and chairman of the Southeastern Regional School Committee, and two Brockton City Councilors-at-Large: Jass Stewart, a realtor and business owner, and Robert Sullivan, an attorney who serves as Town Counsel for Randolph. All of them are Democrats and are vying for the …
Southeastern teacher is looking to up the standards
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Submitted to Easton Patch: Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School Science Teacher Ms Sharri-Marie Tyas “wanted to bring a higher bar to her students, many of which are very smart and need a place to grow”, so she joined teachers across the United States in applying for the College Board Advanced) Placement) Fellows scholarship. Selected as one of the elite group of only 225 teachers nationwide, she will attend the AP Biology endorsed summer institute from July 8-13, 2012, at the Schoodic Education and Research Center (SERC) Institute of Acadia National Park, the largest of about 20 research learning centers in the United States. “Students will always benefit from having highly trained content filled teachers” noted Ms Tyas…
Sunday, April 22, 2012
Six to eight SE students will attend summer program at Stonehill College
Sunday, April 22, 2012
Submitted to Easton Patch: High-achieving students at Southeastern are getting a variety of opportunities to expand their horizons this year, including courses and programs with Boston College, Bridgewater State University, and Massasoit Community College. In addition, guidance counselors are working to place several students in innovative programs at Stonehill College in Easton and Northeastern University during the summer and next school year. Guidance Director Christina Guarini said she and other educators have been reaching out to students who have done well at Southeastern to encourage them to keep up their good work. She said they are also communicating with the students’ families so that they can all work together with the …