Elks Student of the Month


The Elks of Wareham Lodge No. 1548 sponsors the Elks Student of the Month and Student of the Year Awards for students enrolled in local area high schools. The criteria used in nominating a student includes a student who excels in scholarship, citizenship, performing arts, fine arts, hobbies, athletics, church, school, community service, industry and […] Read more »

Academic Achievements


Six seniors from Falmouth Academy have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation for testing within the top five percent of students, nation-wide, on PSAT exams. Commended students are Charles Colt-Simonds of Woods Hole, John “Samuel” Cox of Falmouth, Alexander Gottlieb of Mashpee, Gregory Pickart of Falmouth, Nicolas Pingal of Hatchville and Charlotte VanVoorhis […] Read more »

Former NBA Player Talks Drug Abuse


“The first page of every drug addict’s story is the red Solo cup.” Chris Herren, former Celtics point guard, spoke of the horrors of addiction to the students of Old Rochester Regional High School on Monday, September 21. Herren attended Durfee High School in Fall River as a teen, and later went on to play […] Read more »

Apple Watch Saves, Changes Life of Student


Paul Houle, a senior at Tabor Academy, arrived at pre-season three weeks ago with clothes, books, and one new addition – an Apple Watch. Excited about his new gadget, he of course wore it to his football practices that day. After practice, however, when his heart rate should have slowed significantly, he glanced at his […] Read more »

National Merit Scholarship Program


The principal, Michael C. Devoll, of Old Rochester Regional High School announced that Jeffrey P. Murdock, Evan M. Roznoy, and Paige C. Watterson have been named Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented […] Read more »

Freshmen Transition to Tabor


As a senior, one sometimes forgets how unique Tabor Academy is as an institution. There is, of course, the obvious – we’ve been blessed by an unusually beautiful location, for example – but, after a while, one often ceases waking up appreciating one’s teachers and how much work and care they invest in their classes, […] Read more »

Changes in the New Year


Since last year, Tabor Academy has undergone a multitude of administrative and infrastructural changes. In addition to building a new dorm (Matsumura), new carpets, paint, fans, furniture for the common room, and TVs were added to Spring Street and Knowlton dorms. The campus as a whole looks neater too, as new pathways and access roads […] Read more »

Back to School


Fall means a lot of different things to a lot of people: the end of summer, the leaves turning red, sweater weather. For the students and faculty of Tabor Academy, however, what it means more than anything is that school is starting up again. Even before classes begin, the campus is alive with students. International […] Read more »

Damien Council Scholarships Announced


Knights of Columbus Damien Council #4190 of Mattapoisett would like to extend their congratulations to the following high school seniors who received $500 scholarships to further their educations in the fall. They are Victoria Caton, Julia Days, Benjamin Elliott, Carolyn Foley, Michael Kassabian, Julia Nojeim, Margaret Mei Ping O’Day, Liam Prendergast, Benjamin Reis and Abigail […] Read more »

A Collaborative Effort between Tabor and NOAA


This summer, Tabor Academy collaborated with NOAA’s Tim Anderson in studying ocean currents in our area. Utilizing the SSV Tabor Boy, Tim Anderson oversaw the deployment of two NOAA drifters and a drifter built by Tabor students last fall. Oceanographic drifters are simple free-floating instruments that transmit their own positions via satellite. The drifters are […] Read more »