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Locks of Love478 viewsWhile getting a back to school haircut, Camryn McNamara of Mattapoisett recently donated over 13 inches of hair to the charity “Locks of Love.” The organization provides wigs to children suffering from Alopecia or long-term hair loss due to illness. Camryn is a second grader at Center School in Mattpoisett and hopes some of her classmates might think about doing the same. “It made me feel very happy to give someone my hair who doesn’t have any,” she said.
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Road Race Scholars534 viewsOn August 3 in Mattapoisett’s Shipyard Park, seven ORR High School graduates and runners each received a $1,000 scholarship award from the proceeds of the Mattapoisett Road Race held on July 4. Mattapoisett Road Race Director Daniel White (fourth from left) presented the awards to (front row, l. to r.) Tim Zantrofski, Lauren Bousquet, Angela Kantner, Kristen Ward, (back row, l. to r.) Cass Gilmore, Jacob Haines and Nicholas Lorenco. Scholarship winners not pictured: Ryan Best and Brittany Church.
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Learning From The Past736 viewsThird Grade students at Rochester’s Memorial School recently got acquainted with Rochester’s rich, historic past thanks to members of the Rochester Historical Commission. Students were treated to a hands-on experience with old toys, primitive household items and educational tools, and learned about early church customs, Rochester’s Native Americans, and changes in the town boundaries as Marion, Mattapoisett, and Wareham eventually broke off from the large township of Rochester to form their own towns.
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ORR Relay for Life489 viewsJust some of the nearly 200 students, teachers, family members and friends who recently participated in the Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society (ACS) at Old Rochester Regional High School on Friday, June 10. The fund-raising event kicked off with the first laps led by cancer survivors, while 17 teams of walkers continued on throughout the 18-hour event. This year’s walk raised more than $48,000 for ACS programs.
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ORR Survivors532 viewsSeventh grade students at Old Rochester Regional Junior High School try on their camping gear in preparation for the 2006 Survival Program, a challenging outdoor education program now in its 34th year, that will run from Sunday, June 4 through Saturday, June 10 in Northfield, MA. (Photo by Nancy MacKenzie).
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Celebrating Culture931 viewsOn the evening of May 4, Old Rochester Regional Junior High School hosted a Multi-Cultural Celebration. Celebrating the culture and history of French and Spanish countries, students displayed artwork, PowerPoint presentations, performed live music and dance and served a variety of French and Spanish food. Performing an African dance are students (l. to r.) Darcie Smalley, Caitlyn Stadelmann, Holly McGreavy, Shanaye Green, Caitlyn Gagnon, and Terel Soares. (Photo courtesy of Jane McCarthy).
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Scholarship Supporter589 viewsJeff Costa, a junior at Old Rochester Regional High School, has organized a yard sale to raise money to benefit his classmates from Rochester for the second year in a row. The fund-raiser to benefit the Rochester Scholarship Program will be held on Saturday, May 6 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (rain or shine) at the First Congregational Church in the Rochester town center. (Photo by Nancy MacKenzie).
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Playground Pledge563 viewsLoft School students (back row, l. to r.) Henry Ucci, Caroline Walsh, Mia Beams, (front row, l. to r.) William Garcia, Seamus Fearons, Sam Gordon and John Egger pose with the fundraising sign at the school playground in Marion which they hope will soon be renovated and improved. Behind the sign is the school’s President of Fundraising Jill Fearons. (Photo by Nancy MacKenzie).
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To Dream the Impossible Dream717 viewsThe ORR Drama Club production of Man of La Mancha. (Photo by Nancy MacKenzie).
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Tilting at Windmills535 viewsThe ORR Drama Club production of Man of La Mancha. (Photo by Nancy MacKenzie).
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ORR NHS Inductee588 viewsSarah Walsh of Marion is congratulated at becoming an inductee into the National Honor Society (NHS) by Old Rochester Regional Junior High School Principal Simonne Conlon during ceremonies held on March 29. Forty-eight students from ORR Junior High School became NHS members during the event.
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Sippican Student-Author570 viewsA budding young author was recognized during a recent School Committee Meeting at Sippican School. Maura Lonergan, a third grade student in Paula McKeen’s class, won a statewide essay contest on Bullying. (L. to R.) Elizabeth Lonergan (sister); Dona Mahoney, Principal of Sippican School; Fiona Lonergan (sister); and award recipient Maura Lonergan listen while Ms. Mahoney reads a proclamation from the Marion School Committee.
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