ORR Turns Vegas (for a Night)


Twinkling lights offset the darkness of the sky on Saturday, May 21, the evening of the annual Junior Semi-Formal Dance. The students, most of whom had been preparing outfits, hair, dates, and everything else for months, arrived at Old Rochester at around 6:30 pm. A line was formed in the courtyard, which was decorated with […] Read more »

Tabor Celebrates its 138th Commencement Service


Tabor Academy will celebrate its 138th Commencement Service at 2:00 pm on May 30, Memorial Day, graduating 139 students from as close as Marion, the Cape and Southeastern, MA, to as far away as China, Thailand, and Nigeria. The class of 2016 had admirable success in the college process. According to Kerry Saltonstall, Director of […] Read more »

Tabor’s Summer Program


As the school year winds down and graduation approaches, Tabor Academy is looking towards the summer and the opportunities that it provides. The summer program is designed for kids of all ages and provides the chance to develop new skills and try new activities. Bobbi Krein is the director of the Summer Program and is […] Read more »

Senior Projects at Tabor Academy


It’s that time of year – Tabor Academy seniors are showing off all of the hard work they have put into their senior projects this spring. Senior project presentations are underway at the school this week, and all the projects are presented in abstract on Friday morning. Senior Projects allow seniors in good academic standing […] Read more »

Students Perform Spring One-Acts


The annual Spring One-Acts are some of the most anticipated performances of the year. All of the plays were student-directed and two of them were student-written, as well. Junior Anaelle Ndoye wrote and directed one of the plays, while junior Joslyn Jenkins wrote and directed one play and also directed another. Duhita Das and Jackson […] Read more »

Narcan Training at UCT


A community collaboration sponsored by the AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod and the Bourne Substance Free Coalition will be held at Upper Cape Tech, which is located at 220 Sandwich Road in Bourne, on Tuesday, May 24 at 6:00 pm. The training will be conducted at no cost by the AIDS Support Group of […] Read more »

2016 Mattapoisett Town Scholarships


Congratulations to Alexis Sweeney and Jane Kassabian, recipients of the Mattapoisett Town Scholarships for 2016. Each of these young scholars will receive $1,000 to help defray expenses: Alexis at Salem State and Jane at Notre Dame. We congratulate them and wish them well in their future endeavors. The committee would like to remind everyone that […] Read more »

The Marriage of “Q” and “U”


Deborah Bacciocchi’s kindergarten class at RMS celebrated a wedding of “Q” and “U” on May 16. The bride (a wooden letter “Q”) wore a gown sewn with pieces from Bacchiocchi’s wedding gown and the groom wore mixed media/Sharpie formalwear. The gift registry yielded essentials like quarters, quilts, queens, and quartz, all elaborately wrapped by the […] Read more »

Two Weeks of Tests


Across the United States from May 2-14, hundreds of thousands of anxious students waited to take some of the most important standardized tests of the year – the Advanced Placement exams. Advanced Placement (AP) courses provide students with opportunities to show colleges what they know and possibly receive credit for those classes. This ultimately leads […] Read more »

Academic Achievements


Evan Gillis of Marion was named to Emerson College’s Dean’s List for the spring 2016 semester. Gillis is majoring in Marketing Communications. The requirement to make Emerson’s Dean’s List is a grade point average of 3.7 or higher. On Sunday, May 8, Isabel Grover of Marion graduated from Emerson College. Grover earned a BA in […] Read more »