Plumbing & Heating instructors Matthew Govoni, right, and Kenneth Smith, to his left, talk with a group of freshmen about the benefits of their technical program.

WESTFORD — Nashoba Valley Technical High School welcomed incoming students in the Class of 2024 to Freshman Orientation last Tuesday, Sept. 8, and Wednesday, Sept. 9.

Marinna Boynton, a freshman from Groton, checks out a robot in the Electronics class as Engineering/Electronics instructor Richard Repucci talks to a group of freshmen.

Students got to tour all 19 technical programs and speak with teachers in those programs.Nashoba Tech has spent the summer redesigning and reconfiguring its indoor space to better teach students in their technical programs while maintaining the proper social-distancing protocols.

Dental Assisting Instructor Celeste Foley shows some of the new equipment in the classroom to Liam McDonald of Groton and other freshmen.

Students who are in their technical week will attend school in person, while those in academics week will take classes remotely.

Nashoba Tech offers the following technical programs: Advanced Manufacturing, Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing, Automotive Technology, Biotechnology, Carpentry, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Dental Assisting, Design

Design & Visual Communications instructor Nathan Meharg discusses his program with a group of freshmen, including Nyssarra Heng of Lowell, left, and Olivia Caulfield of Groton.

& Visual Communication, Early Childhood Education & Care, Electrical Technology, Engineering Technology, Health Assisting, Hospitality Management, Marketing, Plumbing & Heating, Programming & Web Development, Television & Media Production/Theatre Arts, and Veterinary Assisting.