Academic Achievements


Dana Joseph Resmini of Rochester, Massachusetts, graduated from Missouri University of Science and Technology during commencement ceremonies held in the Gale Bullman Building on campus. Resmini earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mining engineering cum laude. Anya Cummings of Mattapoisett, a second-year student in the mechanical engineering program in RIT’s Kate Gleason College of […] Read more »

ORR Class of 1970


ORR’s class of 1970 is planning our 45th reunion for sometime this summer and would like to update as many email addresses as possible to keep everyone informed of the event. Please contact Dede Pangaro Smith at or Cindy Haskell at with your new or updated email address. Read more »

Origami Roses

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Last week was a very busy one for Jason Ma, a junior at Tabor. Ma sold one hundred homemade origami roses to raise money for an upcoming service trip to Vietnam – and he was all sold out of his paper roses just ten minutes after the start of the sale. In fact, they were […] Read more »

Bishop Stang Q2 Honor Roll

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The following students have achieved honors to the second quarter at Bishop Stang High School: Samuel Appleton of Mattapoisett, grade 12, Second Honors Skyler Callahan of Rochester, grade 9, Second Honors Meghan Cote of Mattapoisett, grade 12, Second Honors Sandra Decas of Mattapoisett, grade 12, First Honors Meghan Domagala of Rochester, grade 12, Second Honors […] Read more »

Greater New Bedford Garden Club Scholarship


The Greater New Bedford Garden Club is accepting applications for the $1,000 Rose L. Murphy Scholarship to be awarded to a student enrolled in a full-time college program in 2015-2016. The applicant must be pursuing a degree in horticulture, landscape architecture, conservation, environmental sciences, or related fields. Student must have been a legal Massachusetts resident […] Read more »

Academic Achievements


Jessica Tripp of Marion received Honors from Upper Cape Tech for the 2nd quarter. The following Tri-Town residents were among 1,082 students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) named to the university’s Dean’s List for academic excellence for the fall 2014 semester: – Mary-Lee Barboza of Rochester, a senior majoring in biology and biotechnology – Michael […] Read more »

What’s Being Wasted in the Lunchroom?


Lunchtime, for many students, is the highlight of the school day. This break of between 20-25 minutes gives Old Rochester Regional High School students a chance to catch up with friends and talk, relax, and of course, use their cell phones. One topic that is not likely discussed much at lunch tables is the amount […] Read more »

Service Board Creates Opportunity

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During our annual leadership symposium, one student group was assigned to generate ideas for improving the community service program at Tabor Academy. Both this group and the newly formed Community Service Board discussed the theme of using Tabor’s facilities to benefit the wider community. This led to the idea of a “Learn to Skate” event. […] 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 and community service, industry […] 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 January, 2015: Green Team: Michaela Mattson and Daniel Hartley Orange Team: Sarah Sollauer and Harrison Riley Blue Team: Hunter Bates and Hannah Johnson Red Team: Ella McIntire and Tucker Guard Special Areas: Emma Gabriel and Luke […] Read more »