Sammy the Seabot

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Tabor Academy was recently awarded a Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam grant in the amount of $10,000 to create Sammy the Seabot, an ROV (remote operated vehicle) device to monitor water quality variables in Buzzards Bay. Tabor is one of 15 high schools nationwide to be selected as an InvenTeam this year. InvenTeams are teams of high school […] Read more »

ORRHS Juniors Become Senators-in-Training

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This past Wednesday, members of the junior class at ORRHS enrolled in Honors and AP U.S. History took a field trip to the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate in Boston. Opened to the public at the end of March 2015, the institute aims to introduce students to the roles the Senate […] Read more »

Future Alumni Visit Old Colony

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This week, Old Colony welcomed a host of young eager minds. Eighth graders from OC’s sending districts came for their annual visit to check out the school and learn what a vocational education could offer them. On Tuesday and Thursday, November 1 and 3, buses pulled up to the school’s front doors. Older students, dressed […] Read more »

International Students React to Election

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In the midst of the sometimes unbelievable stories coming out of the 2016 Presidential Election, it became hard to remember that there was a world outside of this presidential race. Given America’s significant foothold in international affairs, the race drew considerable attention from people around the world. Students from abroad currently attending schools in the […] Read more »

Screenagers to be Shown at ORR

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We are pleased to announce that the Old Rochester Regional School District will be showing the film Screenagers on Tuesday, November 15 at 6:30 pm in the Old Rochester Regional High School auditorium (135 Marion Rd, Mattapoisett, MA). This timely and pertinent film is about the impact of the digital age on children and how […] Read more »

School Spirit, Halloween Spirit at OC

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During the week of October 17-22, Old Colony RVTHS showed off its school pride. Throughout the week leading up to the homecoming dance, OC students participated in school spirit week. Festivities kicked off on Monday with America Day. Students donned red, white, and blue to show off their patriotism for their country. The halls were […] Read more »

Financial Aid for College

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Seniors and parents at Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School are encouraged to attend FAFSA Day Massachusetts to get free help completing the FAFSA. The FAFSA is the free federally required form for all students seeking financial aid for college, including grants, loans, and federal work-study. At FAFSA Day Massachusetts, financial aid experts will guide […] Read more »

New Librarian Brings Cyber-bullying Awareness

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This week, ninth graders currently enrolled in one section of Health 9 took part in an interactive presentation on the reality and dangers of cyber-bullying, led Ms. Allison Barker, Old Rochester Regional High School’s new librarian. The presentation was one of the first lessons that are part of the new library curriculum for the high […] Read more »

‘Family Week’ Offers Peek into Tabor Sports

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This past weekend, Tabor Academy enjoyed a string of athletic successes, both on campus and beyond. The Seawolves finished Saturday with an 8-0-1 record across all the sports, and that strength carried into Sunday at the Head of the Charles Regatta. The main event of the weekend on Tabor’s campus was “Family Weekend,” an opportunity […] Read more »

Graboys Leadership Symposium

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The Graboys Leadership Symposium is an annual event at Tabor Academy, planned each year by a different faculty member who applies for a grant to share their ideas of leadership with students and faculty over the course of one day. It is no small undertaking to arrange a learning experience for the whole school to […] Read more »