WellesleyWeston Magazine

SUMMER 2016

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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158 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | s u m m e r 2 0 1 6 Minuteman Girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) at a Massachusetts Association of Vocational Administrators (MAVA) event where they received an award from the Massachusetts Association of School Committees (MASC) learning academics scholarship schoolwork curriculum teachers research Vocational Technical Education for Local Students C A R O LY N S . E L L I S writer education for more than four decades Weston students seeking vocational technical educa- tion have attended Minutemen High School in Lexington for hands-on training in the fields of construction, engineering, manufacturing, and business. Weston and 15 other towns com- prise the Minuteman Regional Vocational School District. Several other communities send students to Minuteman on a space available, tuition basis. More than many realize, vocational technical education has been evolving to meet the needs of our workforce and the range of students' learning styles. At Minuteman academic offerings include foreign languages and Honors and Advanced Placement courses. Extracurricular activities include sports, music, and art. Many students graduate ready to enter the workforce while more than half go on to post-secondary schooling. C O U R T E S Y O F M I N U T E M A N H I G H S C H O O L

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