RMS to Perform “The Tempest”


The Rochester Memorial School Drama Club will perform its 26th Shakespeare production, featuring “The Tempest” on May 2. Since 1988, the Drama Club has been performing Shakespeare under the direction of teacher, Danni Kleiman. Each January 20-30 students are cast as the Bard’s most colorful characters in productions such as A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The […] Read more »

Tabor Furthers Women in Leadership


Tabor Academy has undergone a number of changes throughout the school year. Perhaps the most important of these changes is the ongoing transformation to encourage more young women to take part in student leadership. John Quirk is finishing up his second year as the head of school at Tabor Academy. Although he already finds Tabor […] Read more »

Cool Science Art Competition


Two students from the graphic arts department at Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School were among winners of the Cool Science Art Competition, sponsored by the University of Massachusetts Lowell and the University of Massachusetts Boston. The June 2014 winner is Melissa Peets, a junior in graphic arts from Acushnet, whose artwork will be […] Read more »

Elks Student of the Year


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 »

“Mr. ORR” Dazzles Audience


Last Thursday, Old Rochester Regional High School’s junior and senior classes sponsored the entertaining “Mr. ORR” fundraiser. At the conclusion of the night, senior Talon Gomes was named Mr. ORR, winning $100. Senior Troy Rood was the runner up, winning $50. Freshman John Kvilhaug and senior Chad Santello tied for third place, each winning a […] Read more »

Become a Global Family with AFS-USA


Old Rochester Regional High School residents — open your home to the world and make a global connection! Host an AFS Exchange Student! Each year, AFS Intercultural Programs/USA, a leader in international high school student exchange for more than 65 years, welcomes 2,300 high school students from more than 90 countries into communities like our […] Read more »

ORR Seniors Receive Sobering Message


Everyone noticed the boxes of tissues placed at the end of every row in the auditorium on April 10, as students filed in and prepared for “Every 15 Minutes,” a presentation to seniors about drunk driving and texting while driving. The tissues were an ominous sign of what was to come, but some students seemed […] Read more »

ORRJHS Students of the Month


Kevin T. Brogioli, Principal of Old Rochester Regional Junior High School, announces the following Students of the Month for March 2014: - Red Team: Megan Guaraldo and Logan King - Blue Team: Vanessa Ortega and Joseph Robinson - Orange Team: Ainslee Bangs and Tyler Menard - Green Team: Allison Kvilhaug and Benjamin Lafrance - Special […] Read more »

AFS Club Visits Arcola, IL


Members of Old Rochester Regional High School’s AFS club went on a short-term exchange to a high school in Illinois last Wednesday through Sunday. The students were hosted by AFS club members in the small town of Arcola. While there, they experienced what life is like in America’s mid-west. ORR students on the trip included […] Read more »

Academic Achievements


Pierce Randall of Mattapoisett was recognized at SUNY Cobleskill on Monday, March 31, 2014 for excellence in student leadership. Randall was the recipient of the Excellence in Student Leadership Award, which recognizes students who demonstrate the positive attributes of student leadership and continually enrich the student life experience and campus community through sustained involvement in […] Read more »