ORR Looks Toward Accreditation


It is a 10-year process, and Old Rochester Regional High School Principal Mike Devoll is dashing toward the goals he is setting out for the high school as part of the accreditation process for the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). The school assessment visit was originally scheduled for 2016, but due to […] Read more »

National Honor Society Inducts New Class


On Tuesday, May 5, Old Rochester Regional High School inducted 52 students into an organization that honors hard work and community involvement. That organization is the National Honor Society, which admits students based on their adherence to the society’s four main pillars: service, character, leadership, and scholarship. English teacher SaraBeth Morrell advises the ORR chapter […] 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 April, 2015: Green Team: Nicole Fantoni and Noah Gowell Orange Team: Lily Youngberg and Matthew Carvalho Blue Team: Caroline King and Joshua Vinagre Red Team: Kate Marsden and William Osbourne Special Areas: Chloe Lanagan and Michaelis Read more »

Tabor Academy Announces Commencement Speakers


Tabor’s Commencement services on May 26 honoring of the Class of 2015 will feature two engaging speakers who are both successful and important social entrepreneurs. Christine Ward, parent of Francesca Ward ’15 and Lulu Ward ’16, will speak at Baccalaureate on the evening before Commencement. Ward was the Founder of The Darfur Project, an initiative […] Read more »

Academic Achievements


Nicholas Xifaras of Mattapoisett achieved Dean’s List status for the Fall 2014 academic term at Bryant University. Nicholas is the son of Stella Xifaras-Piva and Paul Piva. Emily Bungert of Mattapoisett and a member of the Bowdoin College Class of 2015, received the Bowdoin Theater and Dance Department’s 2015 Award for Excellence in Dance Performance […] Read more »

Track Stars Leave Their Mark


Despite having a short season, Tabor Academy spring athletic teams have been achieving high levels of success. A combination of individual successes within the Boys’ Track Team is perhaps the most notable of all. With one meet to go in their season, a number of the boys have broken school and meet records, leading the […] Read more »

Academic Achievements


Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has announced that Mary-Lee Barboza of Rochester, Mass., a senior majoring in biology and biotechnology, has been awarded the university’s Salisbury Prize for academic excellence. A total of 19 undergraduate students – out of a class of more than 900 – were nominated by WPI faculty to receive this award. The […] Read more »

Bishop Stang Q3 Honor Roll

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The following students have achieved honors to the third quarter at Bishop Stang High School: Jessica Rush of Marion, Grade 11, First Honors Matthew Lee of Marion, Grade 12, Second Honors Maura Lonergan of Marion, Grade 12, Second Honors Elizabeth Lonergan of Marion, Grade 11, Second Honors Christian Paim of Marion, Grade 11, Second Honors […] Read more »

Tri-Town Schools Receive Grants


The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) on May 4 joined local school leaders and elected officials at Brockton High School to announce nearly $800,000 in funding to improve science courses, and provide new equipment and supplies for students in public schools in southeastern Massachusetts. “Massachusetts’ flourishing life sciences community has created opportunities and spurred economic […] Read more »

AP Tests, Classes Are a Game-Changer at ORR


With the end of the school year rapidly approaching – seniors’ final school day is May 20 – a few different moods are common among the students of Old Rochester Regional High School. While many students are anxiously awaiting the end of the school year, ready to enjoy a hopefully warm summer vacation, some students […] Read more »