Academic Achievements


Jessica Tripp of Marion received Honors from Upper Cape Tech for the 2nd quarter. The following Tri-Town residents were among 1,082 students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) named to the university’s Dean’s List for academic excellence for the fall 2014 semester: – Mary-Lee Barboza of Rochester, a senior majoring in biology and biotechnology – Michael […] Read more »

What’s Being Wasted in the Lunchroom?


Lunchtime, for many students, is the highlight of the school day. This break of between 20-25 minutes gives Old Rochester Regional High School students a chance to catch up with friends and talk, relax, and of course, use their cell phones. One topic that is not likely discussed much at lunch tables is the amount […] Read more »

Service Board Creates Opportunity

TABOR_Learn to Skate

During our annual leadership symposium, one student group was assigned to generate ideas for improving the community service program at Tabor Academy. Both this group and the newly formed Community Service Board discussed the theme of using Tabor’s facilities to benefit the wider community. This led to the idea of a “Learn to Skate” event. […] 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 »

ORRJH Students of the Month


Kevin T. Brogioli, Principal of Old Rochester Regional Junior High School, announces the following Students of the Month for January, 2015: Green Team: Michaela Mattson and Daniel Hartley Orange Team: Sarah Sollauer and Harrison Riley Blue Team: Hunter Bates and Hannah Johnson Red Team: Ella McIntire and Tucker Guard Special Areas: Emma Gabriel and Luke […] Read more »

Healthy Relationships


Speeches and videos called attention to the themes of healthy and unhealthy relationships last week at Tabor Academy. Although awareness is beginning throughout the community, the issues associated with unhealthy relationships have been on Lauren Millette’s mind for a while. Millette – a dormparent, teacher, and freshman class dean – began highlighting the issues associated […] Read more »

Academic Achievements


Greg Sethares, Vice President for Academic Affairs at Bristol Community College, has announced the Dean’s List for Fall 2014. Area students named are: From Marion: Mihaela Battaglia, Julie L. Geller, and Dylan G. Glavin From Mattapoisett: Grady M. Branagan, Kylie L. Faison, Meghan Forrester, Erin Lawrence, Kristine A. Medeiros, Diana M. Paine, Jeffrey Paquette, Marcus […] Read more »

What is Google Docs?


Technology integration in education has been a big topic for over a decade now. School administrators are always looking for new ways to make schoolwork accessible to students via the Internet and to encourage Internet usage for the purpose of educational improvement. Google Docs, along with its accompanying services like Google Drive and Google Slides, […] Read more »

Tabor Adds New Dorm


Tabor Academy has just begun construction on its newest building – a larger, greener dormitory for students. The dorm will be named Matsumura House, in honor of a family who has donated to the funding of the project. Tabor has 19 dorms that are scattered throughout campus, the largest of which houses 32 students. The […] Read more »

Academic Achievements


Rhode Island College is pleased to announce that Jaclyn Hahn of Mattapoisett and Sarah Blasenak of Rochester been named to the Fall 2014 Dean’s List for scholastic achievement. Full-time RIC students must attain a minimum grade point average of 3.25 for the semester in order to qualify. Breannon Meuse of Rochester was recently named to […] Read more »