Academic Achievements

Morgan Browning, of Mattapoisett, was recently awarded a Love of Learning Award worth $500 from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Browning is one of 200 recipients to receive the award.             Love of Learning Awards are designed to help fund […] Read more »

Cultural Club of Old Rochester

September 23 marked the Cultural Club of Old Rochester’s inaugural meeting. This club had over 50 students at the first meeting and looks forward to expanding from here. As an affiliate chapter of the Cultural Clubs of America, Inc. (CCA), our students will attend educational field trips and conferences with other Southcoast school chapters. The […] Read more »

ORRJH Students Raise Nearly $17,000 During Boosterthon Fundraiser

Superintendent Michael S. Nelson and Principal Silas Coellner are pleased to share that Old Rochester Regional Junior High School held a school-wide celebration last week to mark the end of a successful two-week fundraising effort.             The school took part in “Booster Bash 2021” on Thursday, September 23. It marked the end of their Boosterthon […] Read more »

Commended National Merit Scholars

Principal Michael C. Devoll of Old Rochester Regional High School announced today that Edward A. Gonet and Sofia E. Martins have been named Commended Students in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSCⓇ), which conducts the program, will be presented by the principal […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

It is with great pleasure that Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) congratulates Jamie Ditata of Rochester, Jodi Richards-Auld of Marion, and Katelyn Goyette of Rochester on being named to the summer 2021 President’s List.             MCPHS University is pleased to announce the students who have been named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2021 […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Allison Paim of Marion, Felicia Aguiar of Mattapoisett, and Lilah Gendreau of Mattapoisett were named to the 2021 spring semester dean’s list at Simmons University in Boston. To qualify for dean’s list status, undergraduate students must obtain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, based on 12 or more credit hours of work in […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

The following local residents were named to Clark University’s Spring Dean’s List: –Joshua W. Canning, of Marion, was named to first honors.Bernave M. Twyman, of Mattapoisett, was named to first honors. Maeve B. McEnroe, of Marion, was named to second honors. Melvin Micheal Vincent, of Rochester, was named to second honors.             Students must have […] Read more »

ORR Proposed Mask Mandate Update

Superintendent Michael S. Nelson and the Old Rochester Regional School District and MA Superintendency Union #55 would like to share an update regarding the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s (DESE) proposed mask mandate for the 2021-22 school year.             This week, the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education met and voted to give DESE […] Read more »

ORR Celebrates AP Capstone Diploma Recipients

Over 2,000 schools participated in the AP Capstone Diploma program, a project-based learning experience valued by colleges and universities across the U.S. and around the world.             At Old Rochester Regional High School, five students have earned the AP Capstone Diploma™ and four have earned the AP Seminar and Research Certificate™ during the 2020-21 school […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Oliver Russell, of Mattapoisett, graduated after majoring in history and German at Bates College. Russell, the son of Gregory D. Russell and Jennifer D. Russell, is a 2017 graduate of Falmouth Academy.             The University of Rhode Island celebrated its newest alumni during the University’s 135th Commencement in May! Erin Nicole Byrne, of Mattapoisett, received […] Read more »