Elks Student of the Month

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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 »

Winter Pep Rally is a Great Success

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Last week, student council successful ran a spirit week comprised of dress-up days – America Monday, tie-dye Tuesday, pajama Wednesday, ninja Thursday, and club/activities Friday – and a pep rally Friday afternoon. All this school spirit led up to the boys’ basketball game against Fairhaven Friday night and the glow-in-the-dark themed dance Saturday night. This […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

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Cornell University’s Katherine Mello of Mattapoisett has been placed on the Dean’s List of the College of Arts and Sciences for Excellence in Scholarship for the Fall 2013 semester. The following local residents were among 1,303 students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) named to the university’s Dean’s List for academic excellence for the Fall 2013 […] Read more »

Special Ed Slashed, No New Teacher

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Superintendent Doug White has significantly whittled down Mattapoisett’s school draft budget, paring off a huge chunk from special education spending, which is now $43,000 less than fiscal year 2014, as opposed to the $236,000 SpEd budget increase requested just two weeks ago. The overall FY15 budget requested is now at $6,201,946, down from $6,625,733 – […] Read more »

Environmental Club Encourages Action

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Old Rochester Regional High School’s Environmental Club met last week to discuss their goals for the remainder of the school year. The club, consisting of about ten students, is planning to create a video about energy for the NSTAR Challenge program. As well as this, they have their hearts set on attending the annual Massachusetts […] Read more »

Blanche B. Perry Scholarship

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Whether you are looking in the field of technology, biology and/or enviromental education, your career pursuit will require support and that is why, for the fifth year in a row, The Mattapoisett Land Trust is looking to select a qualifying candidate for the $1000 “Blanche B. Perry Scholarship Award.” This award is available to a […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

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The following UMass Dartmouth students have been named to the Chancellor’s List in recognition of earning a fall semester grade point average of 3.8 or higher of a possible 4.0: Jessica Chalkley of Marion, Jerelle Jesse of Marion, Trina-Noie Jones-Rudolph of Marion, Evan Martinez of Marion, David Souza of Marion, Caileigh Stearns of Marion, Drew […] Read more »

Student Council Plans Winter Spirit Week

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As term two comes to a close at Old Rochester Regional High School, the student council remains busy planning a second spirit week for the student body. In the fall, the Homecoming spirit week includes themed dress-up days preceding the school’s pep rally on Friday. The pep rally creates enthusiasm for that night’s football game. […] Read more »

Elks Student of the Month

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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 »

Academic Achievements

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Douglas Gifford of Rochester was named to the Dean’s List at Lyndon State College for the fall 2013 semester. For inclusion on the Dean’s List, a student must have completed at least 12 graded credits, with no incomplete or failing grades and a minimum grade point average of 3.50. Douglas is a freshman and is […] Read more »