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McCann Postsecondary Graduates Ready to 'Reap Rewards'

The 14 graduates of McCann Technical School's postsecondary program had a variety of reasons for entering the nearly yearlong program. And at Monday night pinning, they celebrated their successful completion in the fields of cosmetology, dental assisting, medical assisting and surgical assisting.

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McCann Tech Class of 2019 Holds 'Golden Key' to Unlock Future

Valedictorian Emma Lee Marino, taking a moment to call out to her grandfather who was in the hospital, said her time at McCann was like a puzzle. Some experiences were bad and others good.

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Collaborative Program Provides on the Job Training in the Classroom

They are ready to join the workforce after completing the pilot manufacturing training project through a joint MassHire Berkshire Career Center and McCann Technical program.

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McCann Names Valedictorian, Salutatorian for 2019

Emma Marino has been named this year's valedictorian and Megan Goyette the salutatorian for the McCann Technical School class of 2019, in an announcement by Principal Justin Kratz.

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McCann Advanced Manufacturing Students Get Accreditation

Dozens of McCann Technical School students have received Manufacturing Advancement Center Workforce Innovative Collaborative certifications.

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McCann Announces Third Quarter Honor Roll

McCann Technical High School has announced its honor roll for the third quarter of the 2018-19 school year.

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McCann Brings Home Gold From SkillsUSA

Seven McCann students can now say they are the best in the state: Nate Myers, Aubrey Tetlow, Joe Vigiard, Ethan Walden, Kenzie Oblisk, Stephanie Shatford, and Cecilia Marszalek all came out on top in their trades.

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McCann School Committee Endorses $9.6M Budget for Fiscal 2020

The committee members had few questions about what Superintendent James Brosnan referred to as "vanilla" fiscal 2020 budget that will increase by $220,769.

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McCann Superintendent Receives Award

The nonprofit, independent accreditation organization presented Brosnan, superintendent of the Northern Berkshire Regional Vocational School District, with the Richard J. Bradley Endowment Fund Award.

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Marino Receives McCann Superintendent's Award

Principal Justin Kratz said the business tech senior from North Adams has a 4.27 grade-point average and is president of the school's Business Professionals of America chapter.

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Eight Graduate From McCann Practical Nursing Program

The eight students from the Licensed Practical Nursing Progam bid goodbye to the school and to retiring Program Coordinator Susan Watson during the pinning ceremony.

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McCann Tech Considering Drone Program

Reilly said students did aerial mapping of forests and agricultural land. He said the instructor of the program explained how drone pilots can be a huge asset to farmers.

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McCann Does Well on MCAS; Skills Chapters Update Committee

The problem is the school has been high achieving for some time so evaluations based on advancing students is more difficult because of the high number of proficient student.

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McCann Honors Former School Committee Members

Mahar and O'Hearn, who both recently stepped down from the committee, were awarded plaques from the Massachusetts Association of School Committees.

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McCann Tech Practical Nursing Program Switching to Day Courses

McCann will be making some changes this upcoming semester to better fit the schedules of students.

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McCann Tech to Overhaul Outdated Website

Brosnan said there was a small website update 10 years ago but much of the information on the site is outdated. The website administrator in New Hampshire has to be called to make any changes on the site.

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McCann Receives Almost $200,000 in Grant Funds

Superintendent James Brosnan was happy to tell the School Committee on Thursday that he recently visited Salem High School, where Gov. Charlie Baker awarded grant.

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McCann Graduates Prepared For The World

Just over 100 graduates moved across the stage Wednesday during the school's graduation ceremony held in the Amsler Campus Center at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and valedictorian Aimee Dowling felt it was a good time if any to reminisce.

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Cheshire Sees McCann Budget for Fiscal 2019

Brosnan said Cheshire will see a $61,535 increase over last year that can be directly correlated to more Cheshire students going to McCann.

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McCann Budget Level-Funded for Fiscal 2019

The Northern Berkshire Vocational Regional School District budget is essentially level funded with only a $3,799 increase over fiscal 2018's $9,340,159 million budget.

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McCann Robotics Team Going to State Competition

The McCann Technical School students have been busy the past few weeks perfecting their champion robot "Bucket O' Bolts."

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SkillsUSA Officers at McCann School Gives Back to Community

Madison Harrington, Bree Gazaille and Dakota Hurley have been busy this year as part of a 14-member SkillsUSA Officers squad finding ways to give back to the community.

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McCann Students Build Condominium In Class

In the past, junior and senior carpentry students would show their skills by building scaled-down houses that although testing their mettle, just was not real enough.

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Dowling Presented McCann Superintendent's Award

McCann Technical senior Aimee Dowling was presented the Superintendent's Award on Thursday in front of her family and teachers.

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