Senior Walk


Former Sippican School seniors of the Class of 2016 re-visited the school for one last time as students on Friday, June 3 during the “Senior Walk.” ORR graduating seniors of Mattapoisett and Rochester also visited their respective elementary schools greeted with applause from students and staff as they paraded through the halls of time that […] Read more »

Academic Achievements


The following Tri-Town residents graduated May 15 from Saint Michael’s College. – Gabrielle Rose Kondracki of Mattapoisett with a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in English. – Thomas Michael Tucker of Mattapoisett with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. Dean’s List at Lehigh University status, which is awarded to students who earned a scholastic average […] Read more »

Shakespeare Meets Marty McFly


Laughter erupted from Old Rochester’s auditorium on the evening of May 26 as the theater class put on their annual show. This year’s production, titled Scenes from Shakespeare II, included eight of the most famous scenes from all of Shakespeare’s works, with each scene set in a different time period from the 1940s on. Kathleen […] Read more »

Academic Achievements


Jeremy Aanensen of Marion will graduate from Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School on June 5. Aanensen majored in Engineering. The following Tri-Town residents were among 1,292 students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) named to the university’s Dean’s List for academic excellence for the spring 2016 semester. – Oliver Lizotte of Mattapoisett is a member […] Read more »

MCC Scholarship Winners


Sunday, May 22 was ‘Scholarship Sunday’ at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church. Four exceptional young women were introduced during the worship service: Abigail Field, Alexus Garcia, Keegan Lant and Charlotte Van Voorhis. Abby, an ORR senior, received a scholarship from the church’s Women’s Community Guild. She will be attending the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, to major […] Read more »

ORRJHS Students of the Month


Kevin T. Brogioli, Principal of Old Rochester Regional Junior High School, announces the following Students of the Month for April 2016. Green Team: Connor Hayes & Lilah Gendreau Orange Team: John Meehan, III & Natalie Nilson Blue Team: Jayce Kouta & Kayli Viera Red Team: James Houck & Sophie Lynch Purple Team: Bailey Tieu & […] Read more »

Academic Achievements


Caroline Cunningham Johns, the daughter of David Johns II and Colleen Cunningham Johns of Mattapoisett, graduated from Macalester College during the college’s commencement exercises on May 14. Johns received a liberal arts degree in Economics and Community and Global Health Concentration. Johns is a graduate of Falmouth Academy. In addition, Johns received the following honors/awards: […] Read more »

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 »