Volunteer of Year Award to Old Colony

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Old Colony carpentry, electrical, and CAD drafting students were selected to receive the Volunteer of the Year award from the Buzzards Bay Coalition in recognition of work they did on the new learning center at the Acushnet Sawmill Project. The students are sharing the award with students from the New Bedford Vocational Technical School in […] Read more »

Honorable Night for NHS Inductees

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Last Tuesday, the Old Rochester Regional High School inducted 55 students into the National Honor Society (NHS). The students were honored with a ceremony held Tuesday night in the school’s cafeteria. The night began with a piano performance by junior NHS inductee Michael Kassabian, followed by welcome addresses by NHS Advisor Sarabeth Morrell, ORRHS Principal […] Read more »

Bishop Stang Honor Roll

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The following students have achieved honors at Bishop Stang High School; Maura Lonergan, Grade 11, First Honors, Marion Brendan Gelson, Grade 12, Second Honors, Marion Elizabeth Lonergan, Grade 10, Second Honors, Marion Hannah Nordstrom, Grade 9, Second Honors, Marion Sophie Polonsky, Grade 9, Second Honors, Marion Daniel Fealy, Grade 10, President’s List, Mattapoisett Leonard Murphy, […] Read more »

International Week

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Last week was an exciting time for many on the Tabor Academy campus as the tradition of International Week continued. Every year, international students organize a week in the spring dedicated to the celebration of global traditions at Tabor Academy. Nineteen percent of Tabor’s student body is made up of international students representing 19 countries. […] Read more »

Rochester Opts Out of School Choice

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Holding with Superintendent Doug White’s recommendation, the Rochester School Committee voted to inform the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education that the district will withdraw from the school choice obligation for the next school year. May 1 was the public hearing for school choice discussion, during which White ran down a list of factors […] Read more »

AFS Club Seeks Volunteers

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Old Rochester Regional High School’s AFS club is looking for volunteers in the Tri-Town area to host foreign exchange students for the 2014-2015 school year. This year, the school welcomed two exchange students – Ailina Cervantes Diaz from Costa Rica and Louisa Truss from Germany – but the school has had up to five students […] Read more »

Annual Lap-a-Thon

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Tabor Academy has a number of annual traditions; perhaps one of the most important of them is the annual lap-a-thon. For the past eight years, rain or shine, the lap-a-thon has taken place at the Tabor track on a Sunday in the spring, and it did again this past weekend. Gary Sousa, Tabor faculty member, […] Read more »

ORR High School Honor Roll

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The Following students have achieved honors for the third term at Old Rochester Regional High School.             Highest Honors, Grade 9; Erin Costa, Mason DaSilva, Hannah Guard, Caleb Jagoda, Davis Mathieu, Tyler Mourao, Brooke Santos, Matthew Wyman, Emily Ziino, Grade 10; Serena Jaskolka, Jane Kassabian, William Lynch Jr., Dennis Reynolds, Evan Roznoy, Rachel Scheub, Grade […] Read more »

RMS to Perform “The Tempest”

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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 »