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 »

Community Service at Tabor Academy


Participation in the Community Service Program at Tabor Academy has been expanding in recent years. While all Tabor students must complete a minimum of five hours of service each year, many go above and beyond this requirement. Lauren Boucher, Director of Community Service, is in touch with many local organizations and informs the Tabor community […] Read more »

Senior Victory at Class Olympics


Last Tuesday, ORR’s student council held a Class Olympics after school in the gymnasium. Events included athletic games – like speedball and watusi – and amusing games – like pie eating and Pictionary. The senior class swept the gold, winning first place in every event. The junior class came in second, the sophomore class in […] Read more »

Elks Student of the Month


The Elks of Wareham Lodge No. 1548 sponsors the Elks Student of the Month and Student of the Year Awards for students enrolled in local area high schools. The criteria used in nominating a student includes a student who excels in scholarship, citizenship, performing arts, fine arts, hobbies, athletics, church, school club and community service, […] Read more »

ORRJH Students of the Month


Kevin T. Brogioli, Principal of Old Rochester Regional Junior High School, announces the following Students of the Month for February, 2014: Red Team: Victoria Belanger and Michael Stack Blue Team: Robert Sylvester and Kristina Hopkins Orange Team: Jilian Gilman and Ian Craig Green Team: Freeman Bauer and Hannah Strom Special Areas: Sophie Gurney and Ian […] Read more »

AFS Club Welcomes Arcola, IL


Last week, Old Rochester Regional High School’s AFS club welcomed twelve students and three advisors from a partnering AFS club in Arcola, Illinois. The visitors arrived Wednesday night and were hosted by students of ORR’s AFS club until their departure early Sunday morning. Throughout their stay, the visitors from Arcola spent their time touring the […] Read more »

SkillsUSA Medal Winners


Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School students brought home 10 gold medals, six silver medals, and one bronze medal in the SkillsUSA District Competition held in New Bedford on February 28. “Congratulations to all SkillsUSA competitors for representing Old Colony in such a respectful and professional manner,” said advisor Kevin Gonsalves. The students competed […] Read more »