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3 Dean Students Medal at Skills USA Competition

Dean Technical High School sent 19 students to the regional Skills USA competition on March 10th, and three students returned winners, pushing them to the state competition in April. The competition was held at McCann Technical School in North Adams, …

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Become a Dean Tech Teacher for the 2015-2016 School Year!

Project GRAD USA is currently recruiting outstanding secondary school teachers for one of its GRAD Academies in Holyoke, Massachusetts. Dean Technical High School is a dual-track high school that offers both college preparation and career technical education (CTE). Dean is the …

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Dean Tech Hosts 2nd Black and Gold Night

Dean Tech hosted on October 14th its annual Black and Gold Night, an open house for parents to learn more about the school. Unlike typical open houses where parents follow their child’s class schedule and walk the halls of the …

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Dean Tech Launches First New Tech School in Massachusetts

William J. Dean Technical High School, a GRAD Academy, has opened the 2014-15 school year as the first fully dedicated career technical high school to operate under the New Tech Network model and the first New Tech Network high school …

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Dean Tech Hosts Celtics Clinic and First Graduation as GRAD Academy

William J. Dean Technical High School (DTHS) concluded its first year as a GRAD Academy on some very bright notes. DTHS hosted the inaugural Paper City Basketball Clinic and 3-on-3 Tournament with the support of new partners, the Boston Celtics. …

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Holyoke’s Dean Tech Launches New & Improved Student Government

Holyoke’s William J. Dean Technical High School (DTHS), a GRAD Academy, is redesigning the way that students learn about government, voice their concerns, and take action for continuous school improvement. Last December, student elections were held for the first time since the …

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GRAD Academy in Holyoke, MA Launches Cisco Academy

William J. Dean Technical High School has been busy this new year. Since reopening last fall, the newest member of the GRAD Academy network has been undergoing nonstop upgrades, renovations, and celebrations. The most recent of these improvements is the launching of …

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Dean Tech, a GRAD Academy, Celebrates Puerto Rican Heritage Month

On the evening of Tuesday, November 19 in Holyoke, MA, members of the Dean Technical High School community gathered to celebrate the many ways Puerto Rican culture contributes to, strengthens, and brightens the school. The school, which has been a GRAD Academy since …

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GRAD Academy in Holyoke Hosts Black & Gold Night

On October 9th, Dean Technical High School, a GRAD Academy in Holyoke, MA, didn’t host just any ordinary Open House night. “We took your traditional Open house,” explained Principal Barry Bacom, “where parents and students shuffle from class to class …

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Dean Tech Reopens as a GRAD Academy in Holyoke, MA

Project GRAD has been keeping busy in Massachusetts’ Pioneer Valley, as Dean Technical High School, a GRAD Academy, celebrated its opening day. On August 28th, students walked back onto a campus that they hardly recognized. After construction, a redesigned master schedule, …

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