Excellence in Effort


The following Old Colony students received the annual Excellence in Effort award for their shop. They will be recognized at a luncheon on April 13 at Old Colony. -Amiee Hill of Mattapoisett, Grade 11, Graphics -Thomas Gonet of Rochester, Grade 11, Carpentry -Nathaniel St. John of Rochester, Grade 11, Welding Read more »

Student Achievement Awards


Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School students participated in the first annual Junior Achievement Titan Challenge at UMass Dartmouth on March 20 and three students placed second and won a silver medal and a $1,000 scholarship. The scholarship winners are Jason Bechtold, Mackenzie Chabot, and Chad Underhill, all juniors at Old Colony in Computer […] Read more »

Inside the ORR School District


  The ORR School District School budget is this month’s topic on “Inside the ORR School District.” The series is funded through a grant from the Lighthouse Foundation. The program airs on the Tri-Town Ed Channel – Comcast Ch.97/Verizon Ch.37  Photo L-R seated: Kevin Brogioli, ORRJHS Principal; Lyn Rivet, Sippican School Principal; Rose Bowman, Center […] Read more »

Tabor Rowing Program Expands


Tabor Academy, in its waterfront location, is fortunate to have a crew program. This particular program is certainly unique and is one that continues to improve at Tabor Academy. Students recently returned from spring break, during which many rowers traveled to Texas to participate in a pre-season program. While this is optional, most of the […] Read more »

Academic Achievements


Marion resident and Azusa Pacific University student Shannon Frink made the academic Deans’ List at APU. Frink is honored for a fall semester 2013 academic standing of a 3.5 or better grade-point average. Frink is joined by 1,774 other students receiving the same honor. Edward D. Costa of Mattapoisett was named to the Dean’s List […] Read more »

Academic Achievements


Berklee College of Music announces that Ian Jones of Rochester has earned placement on the Dean’s List for the fall semester of the 2013 academic year. To be eligible for this honor, a full-time student must achieve a grade point average of 3.4 or above; a part-time student must achieve a grade point average of […] Read more »

The New Titans of Business


Last Thursday, one of Old Rochester Regional High School’s five teams won first place at UMass Dartmouth’s 1st annual Junior Achievement Titan Challenge. The winning team – seniors Zach Bowen, Kiernan Besse, and Jeremy Bare – were victorious against roughly fifty other teams from schools across southern Massachusetts. Each student on the winning team was […] Read more »

Wareham Offers New Dual Enrollment


Dual enrollment classes might not count towards a student’s GPA at Old Rochester Regional High School, but they do at Wareham High School, a school choice school with a new partnership with Bridgewater State University that will give upperclassmen a head start in their secondary education. In a March 17 press release, Wareham High School […] Read more »

Caribbean Studies Program


Every three years, about 100 Tabor students in small groups travel down to the island of St. John throughout the winter to document the endangered Elkhorn Coral in the bays of the island. The Caribbean Studies Program, directed by Dr. John Crosby, was successfully completed at the start of this month after hundreds of coral […] Read more »

Old Colony Student of the Month


The following Old Colony student was recognized as a School Council “Students of the Month” for March 2014: Nathan Raposo of Rochester, Computer Info Systems, Grade 10. Read more »