ORR High School Honor Roll


The following students have achieved Honors at the Old Rochester Regional High School for the second term.             Highest Honors: Grade 9: Erin Costa, Mason DaSilva, Hannah Guard, Tyler Mourao, Brooke Santos, Maxxon Wolski, Matthew Wyman; Grade 10: Elizabeth Hathaway, Jane Kassabian, Isabella King, Alexandra Melloni, Drew Robert, Evan Roznoy, Rachel Scheub, Paige Watterson; Grade […] Read more »

Mock Trial Club Makes the Case for Victory


Old Rochester Regional High School’s mock trial club is only two years old, but in that time the club has grown into a committed and successful group of students. This year, ORR’s mock trial club won all three trials in the preliminary round. “To sweep all three victories for our second year is pretty impressive,” […] 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 2014: - Red Team: Tyler Kulak and Natalie O’Leary - Blue Team: Jordan Hoeg-Chick and Nicholas Dextradeur - Orange Team: Evan Tilley and Eleni Buss - Green Team: Joanna Caynon and Owen Foster - Special […] Read more »

Delinquent School Lunch Accounts


Rest assured, your child’s school lunch will not be taken away from her and tossed in the trash if her school lunch account is delinquent.             Delinquent school lunch accounts isn’t breaking news, but an incident that transpired in Salt Lake City back on January 29 made national headlines after school workers seized the school […] Read more »

Bishop Stang Honor Roll

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The following students have been recognized as Bishop Stang Honor Roll recipients: - Maura Lonergan, Grade 11, First Honors, Marion - Hannah Nordstrom, Grade 9, Second Honors, Marion - Sophie Polonsky, Grade 9, Second Honors, Marion - Elizabeth Lonergan, Grade 10, Second Honors, Marion - Brendan Gelson, Grade 12, Second Honors, Marion - Daniel Fealy, […] 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 »

Winter Pep Rally is a Great Success


Last week, student council successful ran a spirit week comprised of dress-up days – America Monday, tie-dye Tuesday, pajama Wednesday, ninja Thursday, and club/activities Friday – and a pep rally Friday afternoon. All this school spirit led up to the boys’ basketball game against Fairhaven Friday night and the glow-in-the-dark themed dance Saturday night. This […] Read more »

Academic Achievements


Cornell University’s Katherine Mello of Mattapoisett has been placed on the Dean’s List of the College of Arts and Sciences for Excellence in Scholarship for the Fall 2013 semester. The following local residents were among 1,303 students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) named to the university’s Dean’s List for academic excellence for the Fall 2013 […] Read more »

Special Ed Slashed, No New Teacher


Superintendent Doug White has significantly whittled down Mattapoisett’s school draft budget, paring off a huge chunk from special education spending, which is now $43,000 less than fiscal year 2014, as opposed to the $236,000 SpEd budget increase requested just two weeks ago. The overall FY15 budget requested is now at $6,201,946, down from $6,625,733 – […] Read more »

Environmental Club Encourages Action


Old Rochester Regional High School’s Environmental Club met last week to discuss their goals for the remainder of the school year. The club, consisting of about ten students, is planning to create a video about energy for the NSTAR Challenge program. As well as this, they have their hearts set on attending the annual Massachusetts […] Read more »