Academic Achievements


Sarah Coucci, majoring in Occupational Science Major (BSOS), has been named to the Fall 2014 Dean’s List at American International College. Dean’s List students are full-time students with a grade point average of 3.3 to 4.0. This past fall, Mattapoisett’s Gabrielle Reuter, a junior at Lawrence Academy in Groton, Mass., received both her team’s MVP […] Read more »

Innovative, Interdisciplinary Project


Madeleine West of Mattapoisett, a member of the class of 2015 at Pomfret School in Pomfret, Connecticut, was recently part of an all-school academic experiment called Project: Pomfret. From December 2-17, in place of structured class time and homework, students were instead tackling one of 27 innovative exercises in learning that saw plenty of overlap […] Read more »

Behind the Scenes


As the stage manager of this year’s winter musical Hairspray, I have witnessed lots of hard work that others may not have the opportunity to see. Walking through the winding maze of corridors and spaces in Hoyt Hall, I come across all of the departments that contribute to making the show happen. In my position, […] Read more »

Students Sound Off on PowerSchool


A central part of the student experience at Old Rochester Regional High School is PowerSchool, a website designed to make accessing your grades easier. PowerSchool is also used by teachers, who manage their classes and mark grades for students on the website. The site definitely provides a great service to students by allowing them to […] Read more »

Musicians Receive Honors


Tabor Academy’s many choral and instrumental groups allow students to participate in a wide variety of musical ensembles. In addition to introductory and elective classes, Tabor offers separate singing groups and instrumental groups including the Men’s and Women’s Chamber Choirs and the Jazz Band. Through extra-curricular opportunities, classes, and private lessons, students can develop their […] Read more »

Tabor Finalizing Plans for New Dormitory


Tabor Academy will soon break ground on a new dormitory to be located on the property between Front Street and Spring Street, across from the Fire Station, purchased several years ago from the Estate of Anne Tenbrook. It is the first new dormitory constructed at Tabor since 2000. The dorm’s design incorporates some new ideas […] Read more »

Davis to Play for the USA U18 Hockey Team


Although the Winter sports season is just beginning at Tabor, Tabor Academy senior Samantha Davis has been playing hockey all year. Davis was recently named to the USA U18 National Team after a series of training camps. Over the summer, Davis was invited to Lake Placid, where she participated in a training camp for the […] Read more »

ORR Holiday Break Update


Around Christmas time, the topics of receiving presents and going to parties usually dominate conversation amongst young people. However, giving gifts and giving back to the community often get overlooked. In recent years, many programs have been developed to bring a focus on giving back to the holiday season. One notable example is Toys for […] 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 and community service, industry […] Read more »

Falmouth Academy Head of School


Falmouth Academy is pleased to announce the Head of School’s List for the first trimester of the 2014-2015 school year. To be named to the list, students must earn three As and no other grade below a B-. The following students reached this academic achievement: John Marvel ‘19, Marion Charles Tomlinson ‘20, Marion Mia Beams […] Read more »