You’ve accepted the challenge of a BVT education. Now what?Between the rigorous academics, vocational technical training, and extracurricular activities, keeping pace with the demands of life at Valley Tech is a tall task for even the most talented of students and most supportive of parents. But fear not, this PARENTS & STUDENTS section is your go-to resource of day-to-day information such as the daily announcements, school calendar, lunch menu, and bus routes, as well as your guide to the diverse programs and services dedicated to helping you navigate the daily challenges and rewards of the BVT experience.We are honored to help along the way.Anthony Steele IIAssistant Superintendent-Director/Principal
Get important information when you need itNew StudentsFreshmen and transfer students can hit the ground running by following the Start of School To-Do List.Student PacketIt all starts with the Student Packet. This document contains forms that Valley Tech students and parents are required to file with the Main Office at the beginning of each school year. By completing the Student Packet, parents ensure that their wishes are followed regarding issues such as use of their child's image, restrictions on access to their child's information, and participation in armed forces recruitment. The Student Packet also includes important information and notices regarding MCAS dates, program requirements, and our identification badge policy.Student HandbookThe rules and policies of Blackstone Valley Tech are found in the Student Handbook. Parents and students are required to submit signed acknowledgements that they’ve read and discussed the importance of complying with the rules and policies within the handbook.iPassiPass is a comprehensive, secure, browser-based software solution that has transformed BVT and our district into an educational gateway. It is a leading student information system and the cornerstone for biographical, and academic data for our school. iPass opens new avenues of information and communication between Parents, Teachers, Students, Administrators, and the Community. For more information check out the iPass Guide.iParentiParent is a feature of the iPass student information system that provides parents access to grades, attendance records, and student schedules in an effort to facilitate and improve communication between home and school.iStudentiStudent grants students access to view their assignments, grades, and schedules. Students also use this program to register online for the coming semesters’ courses. Every student is given an iStudent account upon enrollment in BVT.Parent NewsletterThe BVT Link is a direct connection between Blackstone Valley Tech and the parents and guardians of current students. The BVT Link is chockfull of Need-To-Know information for students and families, including important deadlines, special events, student achievements, and the latest news at Valley Tech. Each edition also includes an open letter to parents and guardians from Assistant-Superintendent/Principal Anthony Steele highlighting important aspects of Valley Tech's culture and keys to student success. Past topics have included Positive Recognition, Health and Wellness, Spirited Competition, and Critical Thinking.Keep an eye on your family's mailbox early in the fall, winter, and spring trimesters for the latest BVT Link!