FAQ's

Q. How do I apply to become a high school student at any of the technical high schools?
A. You must fill out an application and take the Connecticut Mastery Test. Then give the application to the school you are now attending. Your present school will send us your grades and attendance records. Contact your guidance office or the nearest technical high schools for more information.

Q. What does it cost to attend Grades 9-12 at a technical high schools?
A. If you are a resident of Connecticut, it's free.

Q. How do I know which career technical education program to choose?
A. Our ninth-grade Exploratory Program will help you decide. All Grade 9 students participate in this program, which allows them to spend time working and studying in each of our trade offerings. After completing the Exploratory Program, freshmen choose the technical field they would like to pursue.

Q. Is there transportation from my town to the technical high schools?
A. Yes. All towns provide transportation to the technical high schools serving their region. Check with your local school system for specific times and pick-up points.

Q. Will I receive a high school diploma?
A. Yes. In addition to receiving instruction, experience and a certificate in your Career and Technical Education area, you will also earn a Connecticut high school diploma.

Q. Are there any extracurricular activities at the technical high schools?
A. Yes! Basketball, soccer, volleyball, baseball and softball are just a few of the sports available to male and female students. Club activities include yearbook, newspaper, student council, dance committee, SkillsUSA and National Honor Society.

Q. Can I go to college if I attend a technical high schools?
A. Absolutely! In fact, many of our graduating seniors go on to further their education. Many have been accepted at colleges and universities throughout the United States. Also, our College Career Pathways program allows students to earn college credits while attending a technical high school.

Q. What can I do if I have more questions?
A. Whether you are interested in high school or day or evening adult programs, contact the guidance office in the technical high school near you.

Brian Cote Wins 1st Place at Nationals

Brian Cote Wins 1st Place at Nationals
Oliver Wolcott Technical High School Electrical Student Wins 1st Place Gold in National SkillsUSA Competition!  Learn more

OWTS Open House

OWTS Open House
Open House: November 16th, 6-8 pm for all students interested in applying to OWTS for the 2018-2019 school year. For more information please call 860-496-5300

Summer Reading for OWTS

Summer Reading for OWTS
Here's all the information you need for your summer reading. Remember, the steps are easy as 1 - 2 - 3: Pick a book, read and journal, quiz upon return to school!  Learn more

2017 OWTS Golf Tournament

2017 OWTS Golf Tournament
The OWTS fundraising Golf Tournament has been rescheduled for July 30. Come out and support a great cause.  Learn more

Weekly Announcements

Weekly Announcements
Click the image or the link below to view school events, sporting events, and birthdays!  Learn more

Parent Survey 2016-17

Parent Survey 2016-17
Click the image or the link below for the Parent Survey. Thank you!  Learn more

Sports Schedule

Sports Schedule
Click for the Weekly Sports Schedule and FALL sign-ups  Learn more

Oliver

Oliver
Click to find today's offerings at Oliver's Restaurant. Call 860-496-5369 for more info.  Learn more

School Calendar

School Calendar
Click the link below for the 2016-2017 School Calendar.  Learn more

Student Workforce

Student Workforce
CTHSS students can help you with your next big project! A wide range of services are offered across a variety of trades programs.  Learn more