2016 Mattapoisett Town Scholarships


Congratulations to Alexis Sweeney and Jane Kassabian, recipients of the Mattapoisett Town Scholarships for 2016. Each of these young scholars will receive $1,000 to help defray expenses: Alexis at Salem State and Jane at Notre Dame. We congratulate them and wish them well in their future endeavors. The committee would like to remind everyone that […] Read more »

The Marriage of “Q” and “U”


Deborah Bacciocchi’s kindergarten class at RMS celebrated a wedding of “Q” and “U” on May 16. The bride (a wooden letter “Q”) wore a gown sewn with pieces from Bacchiocchi’s wedding gown and the groom wore mixed media/Sharpie formalwear. The gift registry yielded essentials like quarters, quilts, queens, and quartz, all elaborately wrapped by the […] Read more »

Two Weeks of Tests


Across the United States from May 2-14, hundreds of thousands of anxious students waited to take some of the most important standardized tests of the year – the Advanced Placement exams. Advanced Placement (AP) courses provide students with opportunities to show colleges what they know and possibly receive credit for those classes. This ultimately leads […] Read more »

Academic Achievements


Evan Gillis of Marion was named to Emerson College’s Dean’s List for the spring 2016 semester. Gillis is majoring in Marketing Communications. The requirement to make Emerson’s Dean’s List is a grade point average of 3.7 or higher. On Sunday, May 8, Isabel Grover of Marion graduated from Emerson College. Grover earned a BA in […] Read more »

ORRHS Term 3 Principal’s Honor Roll


The following students have achieved honors for the third term at Old Rochester Regional High School: Highest Honors, Grade 9: Elsie Buckley, Julia Cabral, Sara Campopiano, Alexandra Fluegel, Ian Friedrichs, Adrian Gleasure, Amelia Isabelle, Nolan LaRochelle, Rosemary Loer, Michaela Mattson, Claire Noble Shriver, Avery O’Brien-Nichols, Vanessa Ortega, Harrison Riley, Geneva Smith, Gates Tenerowicz, Lily Youngberg; […] Read more »

29 Who Shine

Megan Pierce headshot

Megan E. Pierce of Rochester represented Fitchburg State University when the state Department of Higher Education saluted 29 Who Shine on Monday, May 9 at the Statehouse. The ceremony paid tribute to one graduating senior from each of the state’s 29 campuses of public higher education. An interdisciplinary studies major, Pierce has been a standout […] Read more »

ORR Inducts 54 New Members Into NHS


On Tuesday, May 3, the National Honor Society (NHS) held its annual induction ceremony at Old Rochester Regional, where 54 new members were inducted into the NHS. The ceremony was named in the memory of Dana Dourdeville, an Old Rochester alumnus who graduated in 2011 and began college at Brown University. He passed away in […] Read more »

Academic Achievements


The Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences graduated 88 new veterinarians at Gallagher Iba Arena on May 6. Among those earning a DVM degree was Stasia Sullivan, a research scholar from Mattapoisett. Sullivan is the daughter of Jeffrey Sullivan of Mattapoisett and Jeanne Furlani-Sullivan of Fairhaven. Read more »

Conan Leary Chosen as New Athletic Director


The end of the school year marks many goodbyes, including the loss of Mr. Muther, Tabor’s director of athletics. Dick Muther’s choice to leave Tabor after living and working here since 1984 is no doubt a sad one, but the future of Tabor athletics remains secure in the capable hands of Conan Leary. Numerous candidates […] Read more »

Tabor Arts on Display in May


Tabor Academy has several performances this month as the school year winds to a close. The public is invited to join in the celebration of achievement these performances represent. Every year, the month of May brings a ton of talent to Tabor’s stages – our actors perform Spring One Acts in the Black Box over […] Read more »