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Carpentry

The Carpentry program is a MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) Career Technical Education (CTE), Chapter 74 approved program and provides both finish carpentry and house building instruction. Students are taught design, layout and dimension, cabinet assembly and installation, as well as finish carpentry skills.

Extended activities include, inside construction, remodeling, and ‘green building’ construction projects within the school and off campus. Course content includes the identification and application of house building and mill work carpentry theory, the use of hand and power tools, the study of environmentally sound building materials and building codes, and the identification of career opportunities in the Carpentry field. Integrated into these courses are the Massachusetts Core Curriculum Frameworks (Science, Math, and English/Language Arts).