Exploring marine science

Ella T. Grasso Technical High School Environmental Bioscience and Technology Department Head Christopher McVeigh, center, directs ninth-graders Isabella Cubero, left, and Avery Denis to pull a seed net ashore as he works with a group of students on Monday, September 12, 2022 at Eastern Point Beach in Groton. Students are in the exploratory phase of their enrollment, spending two days at each of the 12 career and technical education shops to decide which path they will follow. After the two-day phase, each student will choose four of the stores to visit for a more extensive experience before making a final decision. McVeigh led the seed net exercise to show the students the variety of marine life in the waters around the beach. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day) Buy photo reprints
Grasso Technical High School Environmental Bioscience and Technology department head Christopher McVeigh leads a group of ninth graders in folding and rolling seine netting on the beach after dragging it through the shallows at Eastern Point Beach in Groton on Monday, September 12, 2022. Students are in the exploratory phase of their enrollment, spending two days in each of the 12 career and technical education shops to decide which path to follow. After the two-day phase, each student will choose four of the stores to visit for a more extensive experience before making a final decision. McVeigh led the seed net exercise to show the students the variety of marine life in the waters around the beach. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day) Buy photo reprints
Grasso Technical High School ninth-grader Isabella Cubero, 14, holds the silver trident of the Atlantic as Environmental Bioscience and Technology department head Christopher McVeigh, not pictured, leads a group of ninth-graders pulled beach seine nets through the shallows at Eastern Point Beach in Groton on Monday. September 12, 2022. Students are in the exploratory phase of their enrollment, spending two days in each of the 12 career and technical education shops to decide which path they will follow. After the two-day phase, each student will choose four of the stores to visit for a more extensive experience before making a final decision. McVeigh led the seed net exercise to show the students the variety of marine life in the waters around the beach. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day) Buy photo reprints
Grasso Technical High School ninth-graders Avery Denis and Isabella Cubero, not pictured, pull a seed net under the guidance of Environmental Bioscience and Technology department head Christopher McVeigh in the shallows at Eastern Point Beach in Groton, on Monday, September 12, 2022. Students are in the exploratory phase of their enrollment, spending two days in each of the 12 career and technical education shops to decide which path they will follow. After the two-day phase, each student will choose four of the stores to visit for a more extensive experience before making a final decision. McVeigh led the seed net exercise to show the students the variety of marine life in the waters around the beach. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day) Buy photo reprints
Grasso Technical High School ninth-graders Avery Denis, left, and Yira Colon drag a seed net under the guidance of Environmental Bioscience and Technology department head Christopher McVeigh into the shallows at Eastern Point Beach in Groton on Monday, Sept. 12 2022. Students are in the Exploratory Phase of their enrollment, spending two days in each of the 12 career and technical education shops to decide which path they will follow. After the two-day phase, each student will choose four of the stores to visit for a more extensive experience before making a final decision. McVeigh led the seed net exercise to show the students the variety of marine life in the waters around the beach. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day) Buy photo reprints

Groton ― Grasso Technical High School Environmental Bioscience and Technology Department Chair Christopher McVeigh worked with a group of ninth graders Monday at Eastern Point Beach in Groton.

Students are in the exploratory phase of their enrollment, spending two days at each of the 12 career and technical education shops to decide which path they will follow.

After the two-day phase, each student will choose four of the stores to visit for a more extensive experience before making a final decision.

McVeigh led the seed net exercise to show the students the variety of marine life in the waters around the beach.

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