ORR Cell Phone Policy Changes


A new school year has started and is in full-speed motion in the Tri-Town area. This year is different than last, however, because Old Rochester Regional High School’s cell phone policy – one that was more lenient than most other schools in the area – has changed. During the 2013-2014 school year, students were delighted […] Read more »

ORRHS Welcoming Four Exchange Students


The Old Rochester Regional High School community is welcoming four foreign exchange students into its halls this year. Antione Geller, 18, from Belgium, and Elena Voigt, 17, from Germany, are studying at ORR through the Cultural Homestay International exchange program. Two more students will be joining ORR from the AFS program – Paola Briceno Sanchez, […] Read more »

Academic Achievement


Allison LaCrosse of Mattapoisett has been named to the Dean’s list at Salve Regina University, Newport, RI for the 2014 spring semester. She will graduate in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. Allison is the daughter of Karen Barrows of Mattapoisett and Matthew LaCrosse of Yarmouth and the granddaughter of Betty Barrows […] Read more »

Academic Achievements


The following students from the Tri-Town were named to the University of Rhode Island Spring 2014 Dean’s List: Tyler Scott Ayan of Marion, Katherine Jean Delaney of Marion, and Christine Jane O’Donoghue of Rochester. To be included on the Dean’s List, students must have completed 12 or more credits during a semester for letter grades […] Read more »

Old Colony First Day of Classes


Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School in Rochester announces that classes will begin for all students on Tuesday, August 26. This will be a full day of school. Inquiries concerning the opening of school should be directed to the Guidance Office at 508-763-8011 ext. 126. Read more »

ORR Regional Bus Schedules


Student transportation for the upcoming school year will be available on the ORR District website August 18. Please go to www.oldrochester.org. If you are unable to find your child’s route listed, please contact the school directly or the Superintendent’s Office at the numbers listed here: ORR Senior High School: 508-758-3745 ORR Jr. High School: 508-758-4928 […] Read more »

Academic Achievements


Paul Grossi of Mattapoisett graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering. Read more »

Academic Achievements


The following Tri-Town residents recently earned degrees from Stonehill College: - Stevi Briggs of Marion earned a Bachelor of Arts degree. - Sarah Edwards of Mattapoisett earned a Bachelor of Arts degree. - Kaitlyn Martin of Mattapoisett earned a Bachelor of Science degree. - Casey Mathews of Mattapoisett earned a Bachelor of Science in Business […] Read more »

ORR High School Honor Roll


The following students have achieved honors for the fourth term at Old Rochester Regional High School.             Highest Honors, Grade 9: Madison Barber, Erin Costa, Mason DaSilva, Hannah Guard, William Kiernan, Molly Lanagan, Davis Mathieu, Maxxon Wolski, Matthew Wyman; Grade 10: Nicole Mattson, Lauren Ovian, Drew Robert, Evan Roznoy, Rachel Scheub; Grade 11: Jennifer Aguiar, […] Read more »

Academic Achievements


Rhode Island College is pleased to announce that the following Plymouth County residents have been named to the Spring 2014 Dean’s List for scholastic achievement. Full-time RIC students must attain a minimum grade point average of 3.25 for the semester in order to qualify: Jaclyn Hahn of Mattapoisett and Lauren Sylvia of Rochester. Patrick Muldoon, […] Read more »