Academic Achievements

Mason Tucker of Marion, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Tucker was initiated at University of Rhode Island. Read more »

Students Appointed to Governor’s Youth Advisory Council

Old Rochester Regional District Superintendent Michael S. Nelson, ORRHS Principal Mike Devoll and Director of Guidance Lauren Millette are pleased to announce that ORR senior Jaymison Gunschel and junior Emerson Gonet have been selected to serve on Governor Maura Healey’s Youth Advisory Council.             Gunschel and Gonet were sworn in at the State House on […] Read more »

ORR Preschool Openings Available

Superintendent Michael S. Nelson is pleased to announce that openings are available in the Old Rochester Regional School District and MA Superintendency Union #55 Project GROW preschool program.             Project GROW was established in an effort to provide high-quality preschooling to children in Marion, Mattapoisett and Rochester.              “Our inclusive and accessible Project GROW program […] Read more »

SLT Helen A. Arthur Scholarship

The Sippican Lands Trust seeks applicants for its Helen A. Arthur Scholarship. The applicant for this $1,000 award must be a Marion resident in their last year of high school or enrolled as a freshman or sophomore in college elsewhere. The following schools will be notified: Bishop Stang High School, Old Rochester Regional High School, […] Read more »

UCT College Fair

Upper Cape Tech welcomes area high school students and their parents/guardians to attend the annual UCT College Fair on Thursday, March 14 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.             Over 60 colleges, technical schools and military representatives will be available to meet with interested students about post-secondary opportunities and admissions requirements. Counselors will be present to […] Read more »

Peter B. Hodges Memorial Scholarship

The Mattapoisett Lions Club is pleased to announce the Peter B. Hodges Memorial Scholarship application window is open. Four $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to residents of Mattapoisett, Marion, or Rochester and/or a home-schooled student and/or a school choice student attending Old Rochester Regional High School who has been accepted to pursue education beyond a […] Read more »

Elks Student of the Month

The Elks of Wareham / New Bedford Lodge No. 73 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 and […] Read more »

ORRJH Students of the Month

            Silas D. Coellner, Principal of Old Rochester Regional Junior High School, announces the following Students of the Month for February, 2024 Green Team: Rebecca A. Schaefer and John P. Ferreira Orange Team: Caden J. Gonsalves and Claire M. Vergoni Blue Team: Ava E. Dzerkacz and Oliver A. Hutchison Red Team: Aurora J. Froes and […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

The following students were named to the Dean’s List at Rochester Institute of Technology for the Fall semester of the 2023-2024 academic year:             –Emma Thorell of Mattapoisett, who is in the physician assistant program.             –Cecilia Prefontaine of Rochester, who is in the ASL-English interpretation program.             –Lucy Zhang of Rochester, who is in […] Read more »

Greater New Bedford Garden Club Scholarship

The Greater New Bedford Garden Club is offering two $2000 scholarships to residents of the Greater New Bedford area who are high school seniors graduating in June and who are planning to attend a four year college and pursue a career in horticulture, agriculture, landscape design, agriculture design, forestry, conservation or environmental design.             The […] Read more »