Old Colony Receives $3475 Grant

Serving multiple, nutritious meals throughout the school day and keeping kids active in the classroom are two goals for staff at Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School. A $3475 Fuel Up to Play 60 grant provided by the New England Dairy & Food Council will fund new kitchen and fitness equipment. Funding will cover […] Read more »

All Hands on Deck at ORR

In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, thousands of people in Texas, Florida, and the Antilles archipelago have lost everything they own and are now faced with the heavy task of rebuilding. With much of the country’s attention focused on those specifically in Florida and Texas, one student at Old Rochester Rehional High has […] Read more »

Building the Bulldog Block

This week, ORRHS launched its new schedule with a specialized period called the “Bulldog Block.” Announced last school year, the Bulldog Block is a shared school-wide period aimed towards making academic help and clubs more accessible to students – things that usually take place after school, meaning that conflicts between sports, multiple clubs, and jobs […] Read more »

Seniors Offer Words to the Wise

The beginning of the school year at Old Rochester Regional High School also brings the first real look at the senior class of 2018. With 191 students from the Tri-Town and surrounding areas in Grade 12, this senior class has the opportunity to leave a positive lasting impression on the “Dog Pound.” “Finally seeing that […] Read more »

Calling All Tabor Academy Students!

The Wanderer is looking for a Tabor Academy student writer for the 2017-2018 school year to submit one article a week for our Tabor Academy Update column in our free weekly newspaper. If you have a talent for writing, a passion for journalism, and the ability to commit to one writing assignment per week, why […] Read more »

AmbassadORs Lead Freshman Orientation

Last Friday, Old Rochester Regional High School held its new student orientation for incoming freshmen, transfer students, and their parents. Forty-seven AmbassadORs were present, along with several members of the staff, to help acclimate the new students to their surroundings. The event started off with a welcome from Principal Mike Devoll, who briefly introduced students […] Read more »

Tabor Academy Opens Its 142nd Year

Tabor Academy will open its 142nd year on August 31 for pre-season athletics and training of student leaders. The school expects about 200 students to return to campus early. Classes will begin on September 6 with 14 new faculty and 161 new students hailing from 24 states and 19 countries. The admission season was one […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

The following two Tri-town residents graduated from Clemson University at the August 2017 commencement ceremonies: – Chloe Rebecca Day of Mattapoisett, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences – Shea W. Doonan of Rochester, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Management Abigail Adams was named to Merrimack College’s Dean’s List […] Read more »

Friends of Marion Visiting Nurses Scholarship

The Friends of the Marion Visiting Nurses is pleased to announce the 2017 recipients of its annual nursing scholarship, which is awarded to local high school graduates who plan to pursue a career in nursing. Emma Gelson, a 2017 graduate of ORR, will pursue nursing at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina, […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Maria Teran Dondyk of Mattapoisett has been recognized for achieving academic distinction at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Teran Dondyk, majoring in information technology, was named to the dean’s list at UMass Lowell for the spring 2017 semester. To qualify for the dean’s list at UMass Lowell, a student must have completed no fewer than […] Read more »