MLT Blanche B. Perry Scholarship

The Mattapoisett Land Trust is seeking applicants for their one thousand dollar ‘”Blanche B. Perry Scholarship”. This award is available to a Mattapoisett resident interested in the field of Environmental Studies, Sciences, Technology or a related field, and is a graduating senior from a secondary school by June 2018. The scholarship is made available through […] Read more »

ORRHS Student Records

Please be advised that starting July 2018, the Old Rochester Regional High School will begin destroying temporary records of students who have graduated or transferred from ORRHS between 2008 and 2011. Temporary records refer to testing reports, copies of report cards, etc. These records may be picked up by the students before disposal, please contact […] Read more »

School ‘Winterruptions’ at ORR

With the forecast for Tuesday’s Nor’easter rising from 14 inches to 17 inches and then further upwards within the school day, leading to the cancelation of school for Tuesday before Monday was even over, the talk of students and staff alike centered on the trials they had faced previously in the past two storms. While […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Ariel Etheridge, a member of the Colgate University Class of 2018, has earned the Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence. Etheridge is from Rochester and is a graduate of Tabor Academy. Etheridge’s current major is educational studies. Students who receive a term grade point average of 3.3 or higher while completing at least three courses earn […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Northeastern University is pleased to recognize those students who distinguish themselves academically during the course of the school year. The following local students were recently named to the University’s dean’s list for the fall semester, which ended in December 2017. The list includes: Marion resident Terence Lee, majoring in Behavioral Neuroscience. In addition to achieving […] Read more »

Elks Student of the Month

The Elks of Wareham and New Bedford, 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 and […] Read more »

We Will Not Be Arming Our Teachers, Principal Says

Safety in schools is an important topic currently being discussed all over the country, and it is also something that is being taken seriously at Old Rochester Regional High School. Last week, the entire high school staff was called down for a pair of meetings that highlighted the current state of security at ORR and […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club Scholarship

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club is pleased to offer two $2,500 scholarship awards to Mattapoisett residents who are high school seniors graduating June 2018. In addition, there will be a $1,000 scholarship granted to a Mattapoisett resident who is reentering the academic world after graduation and is in pursuit of a post secondary degree. Contact information below. […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Gettysburg College students with a quality point average in the range of 3.300 to 3.599 for a semester’s work are placed on the Deans’ Commendation List. Rikard Bodin of Mattapoisett, Class of 2020, and Allegra Horstmann of Marion, Class of 2018, have been placed on the fall 2017 list. Read more »

Seniors Relish Final Weeks at ORR

With the third quarter already close to halfway over at Old Rochester Regional High School, the Class of 2018 is inching closer and closer to the end of their time at high school. In fact, members of the senior class have about 50 school days left before their last day of classes. “Compared to the […] Read more »