Academic Achievements


Eleanor Severance, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher M. Severance of Marion, was named to the Winter Term 2014 Dean’s List at Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, Connecticut. Choate Rosemary Hall is an independent secondary school enrolling 865 boarding and day students from 40 states and Washington, D.C., and 40 countries. Read more »

Learning Through Service in the Dominican Republic


For seven days of their spring break, 22 Tabor students and three faculty members headed to the Dominican Republic to work with the Mariposa Foundation, whose mission is to inspire young girls and end poverty. Led by Anny Candelario, a Tabor faculty member and alum (’97), the students raised money throughout the year for their […] Read more »

ORR Hosts Honor Bowl


Last Wednesday, the Old Rochester Regional High School National Honor Society hosted an Honor Bowl. The Honor Bowl is a trivia competition between National Honor Societies from all the schools in the South Coast Conference. There are three Honor Bowls per school year, each with three rounds and three schools participating. Last week, ORR was […] 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, club and community service, […] Read more »

Excellence in Effort


The following Old Colony students received the annual Excellence in Effort award for their shop. They will be recognized at a luncheon on April 13 at Old Colony. -Amiee Hill of Mattapoisett, Grade 11, Graphics -Thomas Gonet of Rochester, Grade 11, Carpentry -Nathaniel St. John of Rochester, Grade 11, Welding Read more »

Student Achievement Awards


Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School students participated in the first annual Junior Achievement Titan Challenge at UMass Dartmouth on March 20 and three students placed second and won a silver medal and a $1,000 scholarship. The scholarship winners are Jason Bechtold, Mackenzie Chabot, and Chad Underhill, all juniors at Old Colony in Computer […] Read more »

Inside the ORR School District


  The ORR School District School budget is this month’s topic on “Inside the ORR School District.” The series is funded through a grant from the Lighthouse Foundation. The program airs on the Tri-Town Ed Channel – Comcast Ch.97/Verizon Ch.37  Photo L-R seated: Kevin Brogioli, ORRJHS Principal; Lyn Rivet, Sippican School Principal; Rose Bowman, Center […] Read more »

Tabor Rowing Program Expands


Tabor Academy, in its waterfront location, is fortunate to have a crew program. This particular program is certainly unique and is one that continues to improve at Tabor Academy. Students recently returned from spring break, during which many rowers traveled to Texas to participate in a pre-season program. While this is optional, most of the […] Read more »

Academic Achievements


Marion resident and Azusa Pacific University student Shannon Frink made the academic Deans’ List at APU. Frink is honored for a fall semester 2013 academic standing of a 3.5 or better grade-point average. Frink is joined by 1,774 other students receiving the same honor. Edward D. Costa of Mattapoisett was named to the Dean’s List […] Read more »

Academic Achievements


Berklee College of Music announces that Ian Jones of Rochester has earned placement on the Dean’s List for the fall semester of the 2013 academic year. To be eligible for this honor, a full-time student must achieve a grade point average of 3.4 or above; a part-time student must achieve a grade point average of […] Read more »