The smell of bacon and bananas foster permeates through the hallways at Sanford Regional Technical Center.  The aroma must be making its way to town, too, because business has been booming since the SRTC Cafe opened.  Chef John Couture and his students in the AM and PM Culinary Arts sessions are cooking up a storm. They will serve breakfast and lunch on Wednesdays and Thursdays through mid-May.  They are fine-tuning their techniques in planning and food preparation, cooking presentation, and serving in a fine dining atmosphere.  The cafe has received rave reviews from guests in the first week.  Reservations can be made at this link:
The Sanford community shined brightly for the school department’s annual Spring Sing Choral Showcase at the Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, March 6th.
Sanford Regional Technical Center hosted over 1,300 sophomores from all of its sending schools over two weeks.   These students signed up for tours of SRTC to learn more about their programs of interest and witnessed a day in the life of a student before making their decision to apply.  SRTC also opened its doors for an Admissions Open House. The open house was a great opportunity for prospective students to bring their families along to check out classrooms and labs and learn more about dual enrollment opportunities.  Over 500 visitors attended the open house.
Sanford Regional Technical Center celebrated CTE Month with its first-ever Spirit Week.  Students pulled out all the stops, decorating themselves and their classrooms in a battle of flannel and flair as they aimed to win Spirit Week 2024.  Officer Michael “Tipper” Thornton and his crew took a strong lead with Monday’s “Proud to be CTE” theme.  Law Enforcement took the trophy in the AM session, but in a dead-lock battle for the PM session, the Academy of Business proved victorious.  These groups will now hold the coveted SRTC Spirit Week trophy graciously designed and fabricated by Gavin Ericson of the Engineering Application with Robotics Program.
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Video Production students at Sanford Regional Technical Center are getting into action, planning, filming, and editing cookie commercials.  Students also had a hand filming and editing the new intro to SRTC video.  The video was shown to over 1,200 sophomores at SRTC’s partner school presentations for admissions season kick-off.
Sanford Regional Technical Center students in the Information Technologies and Networking Program spent time in SRTC’s Culinary Arts Program installing its first Point of Sale (POS) system.
Sanford Regional Technical Center Director Matt Petermann represented SRTC in the Hall of Flags at the Capitol in Augusta on Wednesday.
130 Sanford High School and Sanford Regional Technical Center students recently completed the Maine Career Exploration Badge through the Jobs for Maine Graduates Program (JMG).
Sanford Regional Technical Center students in the Cosmetology Program visited Empire Beauty School in Somersworth, New Hampshire.
Plants Plus at Sanford Regional Technical Center is holding a Valentine’s flower and plant sale from Monday, February 12th, to Wednesday, February 14th.
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Engineering Applications with Robotics students collaborated with Welding and Metal Fabrication classmates on graphics and design for constructing fire pits at SRTC.
Interior work has begun for Sanford Regional Technical Center’s fourth house project. The hands-on involvement of senior building trades students and the generosity of local businesses have played a pivotal role in bringing this project to life.
​In the afternoon session of Engineering Applications with Robotics, students have been researching and developing a new “swerve drive” robot.
The hallways of Sanford Regional Technical Center were filled with excitement as more than sixty 4th graders from Pride Elementary toured the tech center.
SkillsUSA students at Sanford Regional Technical Center hosted its annual holiday party for Carl J. Lamb students on Thursday, December 21st.