Academic Achievements


Christopher Parisi, Grade 9, of Marion received Honors for the 3rd Quarter Honor Roll at Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School. Read more »

Busy Spring Ahead for ORR Seniors


The end of senior year for high school students is always a memorable time, and it will be no different for the Old Rochester Regional High School graduates of 2015. The last regular day of school for this year’s seniors is Wednesday, May 20 with commencement set for June 6. Along the way, there will […] Read more »

Literary Magazine Earns Honor


It is easy to appreciate the hard work of student athletes and performers on the Tabor Academy campus, but the work of artists and writers is not typically showcased. Tabor’s art and literary magazine, The Bowsprit, has evolved to change that and is only improving as each annual issue comes out. Tricia Smith, an art […] Read more »

Make Believe Day


If you happened to gaze into the sixth grade classrooms at Sippican Elementary on April 3, a quite unusual sight would have met the eye. Princesses, super heroes, athletes, and everything in between roamed the halls. This creative and unusual spirit day for the sixth grade was founded by one of the teachers, Cathy Sinnott. […] Read more »

Revisit Days


On April 2, 3, and 7, about 150 accepted students visited Tabor Academy’s campus to help them determine if they will attend Tabor next year. According to Caldwell Harden, a head tour guide, “Revisit days are a vital part of a student’s schooling decision because it is one thing to read about a school and […] Read more »

It All Adds Up for Math Team


An organization like the Math Team is often not a primary focus of the Old Rochester Regional High School student body, and therefore their success goes mostly unnoticed. This season, however, the team has been garnering notoriety for their strong showings in the Southeastern Massachusetts Conference of Mathematics League (SMCML). Math Team advisor Melanie Kellum, […] Read more »

Absenteeism Rises on Good Friday


No one on the Joint School Committee could foresee what Good Friday would look like this year now that it has been designated as a full school day, but the final attendance numbers for students and staff from the six schools reflect a significant difference in attendance from any other regular day of school. Old […] Read more »

Friends of Marion Visiting Nurses Scholarship


Those interested in pursuing a career in nursing are invited to apply for a scholarship through the Friends of Marion Visiting Nurses, a nonprofit organization that awards annual scholarships to local high school seniors. Recipients must be residents of Marion, Mattapoisett, or Rochester, and are chosen on the basis of academic ability, community service, and […] Read more »

Marion Scholarship Committee


The Marion Scholarship Committee is accepting applications from Marion residents who would like to be considered for a need-based college scholarship. The applications are now available in the Guidance/College Counseling offices at Old Rochester Regional High School, Tabor Academy and Bishop Stang High School. Scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $1,000 and the […] Read more »

Young Musicians in Perfect “Form”


On Tuesday, March 24, parents, siblings, and friends of area musicians gathered together for a night of great music in the Old Rochester Regional High School auditorium. This marked the annual FORM (Friends of Old Rochester Music) Instrumental Concert, which brings together students not only from ORRHS and ORRJHS, but also Rochester Memorial School, Sippican […] Read more »