What Makes a Vocational School?


What makes a school a vocational school? The answer is simple – ‘shop’. Shop is the blessed two weeks when a vocational student is allowed to practice and learn in their field of choice. This week, the freshmen got their first taste of the hands-on learning offered by Old Colony’s many shops. Feelings of excitement […] Read more »

Academic Achievements


Hunter Patrick of Marion was among 65 other cadets in Romeo Company at The Citadel that were recognized for their outstanding academic achievements and peer leadership during the 2015-16 school year earning the 2016 Pearlstine Award. The Milton A. Pearlstine Award is presented annually by The Citadel Alumni Association in honor of Milton A. Pearlstine, […] Read more »

Sippican Adopts Parent Outreach Program


The Marion School Committee and two teacher leaders hope that a new parent outreach program called ANCHOR will connect the school and families who otherwise might not be inclined to visit or participate in school events. Teachers Lisa Dix and Lisa Horan presented the school committee with an outline of the program that aligns with […] Read more »

Committee Favors Fewer Meetings


It did not take much convincing on September 12 for the Mattapoisett School Committee to acquiesce to the school administration’s proposal to consolidate meetings and switch to an every-six-weeks meeting schedule instead of meeting once a month. With very little discussion and relatively few questions, the school committee members unanimously agreed that the proposal was, […] Read more »

Tabor Preseason Starts Under New Leadership


For the first time in two decades, Tabor Academy has started preseason athletics under the direction of a new athletic director. The position was taken over by Conan Leary, a Tabor graduate from the class of 1997, who was chosen for his excellence and enthusiasm in his numerous roles in the Tabor community throughout his […] Read more »

Week One at Old Colony


On Tuesday, August 30, Old Colony was once again filled with new and old faces of both faculty and students. Over the months-long summer break, the school administration has been working hard to begin enacting new policies for the school year. Buses will now drop students off by the cafeteria. Over the summer, new walkways […] Read more »

Tabor Academy Opens its 141st Year


Tabor Academy will open its 141st year on September 1 for pre-season athletics and training of student leaders. The school expects about 300 students to return to campus early. Classes will begin on September 7 with 18 new faculty and 150 new students hailing from around the globe. Increasing student diversity, Tabor has enrolled one […] Read more »

Academic Achievements


The following students from the Tri-Town graduated from the University of Rhode Island during the 130th Commencement on Saturday and Sunday, May 21-22: – Katherine Jean Delaney of Marion received a Bachelor of Science in Marketing. Graduated Summa Cum Laude. – Katharine Griffiths Middleton of Mattapoisett received a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. Read more »

Knights of Columbus Awards Scholarships


Damien Council No. 4190 of the Knights of Columbus recently awarded eight $500 scholarships to deserving area students. Funds for the scholarships were raised from middle school dances held throughout the past school year, as well as other Council fundraising activities. Directing the scholarship program was Grand Knight Al Fidalgo and the Scholarship Committee, including […] Read more »



BUS 6: West Wareham/Marion Stop – Location – Time 1 – Village Dr & Route 105 – 6:00 2 – Route 6 & Converse Rd – 6:03 3 – Converse Rd & Olde Knoll Rd – 6:04 4 – Route 6 & Briggs Ln – 6:05 5 – Route 6 & Hermitage Rd – 6:06 […] Read more »