AmbassadORs Lead Freshman Orientation

Last Friday, Old Rochester Regional High School held its new student orientation for incoming freshmen, transfer students, and their parents. Forty-seven AmbassadORs were present, along with several members of the staff, to help acclimate the new students to their surroundings. The event started off with a welcome from Principal Mike Devoll, who briefly introduced students […] Read more »

Tabor Academy Opens Its 142nd Year

Tabor Academy will open its 142nd year on August 31 for pre-season athletics and training of student leaders. The school expects about 200 students to return to campus early. Classes will begin on September 6 with 14 new faculty and 161 new students hailing from 24 states and 19 countries. The admission season was one […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

The following two Tri-town residents graduated from Clemson University at the August 2017 commencement ceremonies: – Chloe Rebecca Day of Mattapoisett, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences – Shea W. Doonan of Rochester, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Management Abigail Adams was named to Merrimack College’s Dean’s List […] Read more »

Friends of Marion Visiting Nurses Scholarship

The Friends of the Marion Visiting Nurses is pleased to announce the 2017 recipients of its annual nursing scholarship, which is awarded to local high school graduates who plan to pursue a career in nursing. Emma Gelson, a 2017 graduate of ORR, will pursue nursing at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina, […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Maria Teran Dondyk of Mattapoisett has been recognized for achieving academic distinction at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Teran Dondyk, majoring in information technology, was named to the dean’s list at UMass Lowell for the spring 2017 semester. To qualify for the dean’s list at UMass Lowell, a student must have completed no fewer than […] Read more »

Behind the Bulldog

Coming to ORRHS this fall … The Bulldog Block. Taking a nod from the success of the flex period at our junior high school, we will be incorporating a fixed period of time to provide interventions, supports, enrichments and extensions for all students during the regular school day. Every day. The Bulldog Block will land […] Read more »

Six Learn Civics at Boys and Girls State

Back in June, six members of the ORRHS Class of 2018 traveled to Stonehill College for a week-long, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. These students had been selected to participate in Boys and Girls State, an annual event that aims at introducing high school students to the roles of local, county, and state government in the United States. […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Celeste A. Popitz, of Marion and William W. Saltonstall Jr., of Marion were awarded Faculty Honors for the spring 2017 semester at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. Faculty Honors are awarded to students with a semester GPA of at least 3.667 on four graded courses, with no individual grade below B- and no incomplete grades […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Lions Club Scholarships

Kim Ray, President of The Mattapoisett Lions Club, one of 45,000 Lions Clubs around the world, has announced the two recipients of 2017 Mattapoisett Lions Club Award of Excellence in the amount of $2,500 each. This year’s recipients are Maxxon Wolski, of Mattapoisett, a senior at Old Rochester Regional High School and Kathleen Gifford, of […] Read more »