Sippican School Students Go Wild

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Sippican School was a virtual zoo on the morning of June 5, with fourth-grade “animals” crawling all over the multi-purpose room while the other grades were treated to a virtual safari through the different habitats around the world. Students greeted classmates and family members while dressed in costumes portraying an animal about which they had […] Read more »

Resident Shaves Head for Kids with Cancer

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Some actions speak louder than words. Jill Houck of Marion is about to make a bold move in support of kids battling cancer that most of us would consider kind of crazy – at first. But talk to Houck about why on Sunday she will allow someone to shave off her strawberry-blonde strands, and you […] Read more »

Students Explore NYC Highlights

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Last Friday, forty-six students from Old Rochester Regional High School spent the day in New York City. The group departed from the school at 6:30 am and arrived at the Museum of Natural History in NYC around 10:30 am. The students and chaperones enjoyed the museum’s abundance of exhibits before spending the remainder of the […] Read more »

Rockets at MNHM

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    The Marion Natural History Museum had a Rocket construction workshop on Wednesday May 28th. Due to the strong winds, lift off has been postponed to June 4th at 4:30 behind the Town Hall. Photos courtesy Elizabeth Leidhold Read more »

Field Day Fun at Sippican School

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Friday morning we caught some first-graders in the middle of a hula-hoop relay on the grounds of Sippican School. Holding hands and cheering each other on, the kids twisted and turned themselves through the hoops and the first team to get their hoop to travel down and up the line again won the relay. Can […] Read more »

Students Show Appreciation at Center School

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One of the highlights of the third-grade school year, students dressed up as famous Americans and treated senior citizens from the Council on Aging to a senior citizen appreciation breakfast the morning of June 6. The third-graders sang patriotic songs like the Star-Spangled Banner and My Country ‘Tis of Thee, dressed as the American figure […] Read more »

Sippican School Goes Wild

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The fourth-grade students at the Sippican School treated classmates and family members to a virtual zoo on the morning of June 5. Students chose an animal, did their own online research, created display boards, and donned costumes to bring their animals to life. The zoo continues on Friday, June 6 from 9:00-10:00 am. Photos by […] Read more »

ORR Class of 2014

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Congratulations to the Old Rochester Regional High School Class of 2014 who will be graduating this Saturday, June 7. Abigail Grace Adams * Samantha Joyce Allaire Collin Gilreath Andersen * Emily Grace Audet * Evan Thomas Augustine Jeremy Troy Bare * Samantha Christine Barrett Michael Cameron Barrus Allison Paige Bateman Emily Jeannette Beaulieu Kyle Thomas […] Read more »

The Death of Industrial Arts

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In the early days of public education, a course of study known as “industrial arts” was common in high schools across the country. These vocational classes included everything from mechanical drawing to automotive repairs, from furniture making to electrical wiring. The classes offered practical skill training primarily to two types of students: The male student […] Read more »