National Merit Scholarship Program

The principal, Michael C. Devoll, of Old Rochester Regional High Schoolannounced today that Madeline Hartley, Nathaniel King, and Michaela Mattson, have been named Commended Students in the 2019 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 to […] Read more »

Tabor Students to Focus on Listening

Tabor Academy intentionally brings together a diverse and talented group of students from around the country and around the world. Living, eating, playing, and learning with peers from all different hometowns and backgrounds is an education unto itself, and one of the biggest advantages of a boarding school education. In order take full advantage of […] Read more »

ORR Holds First Ever Bulldog Bash!

Old Rochester Regional’s AmbassadOR Club held their very first, but soon to be annual, Bulldog Bash on Saturday, September 15. Various booths and activities were set up on the athletic field, including a baked goods booth, cornhole, a bouncy house, and more.             Emily Humphrey, member of the Board of AmbassadORs, said the idea was […] Read more »

Encompass Community at Friends Academy

On Wednesday, November 28from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm, The Encompass Community at Friends Academy, 1088 Tucker Road in North Dartmouth, will host guest speaker, Peter Gray, for a presentation and discussion about Self-Directed Learning and the importance of play throughout childhood. Peter Gray is a research professor of psychology at Boston College who has […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Melvin M. Vincent, of Rochester, Massachusetts, has been named to second honors on theClark Universitydean’s list. This selection marks outstanding academic achievement during the Spring 2018 semester. To be eligible for second honors, students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, of a maximum of 4.3 (all A+s). Read more »

99,200: A Farewell to Paul Sardinha

Paul Sardinha, the man who has been bringing smash hit drama productions for the past two decades to Old Rochester Regional, has resigned from his position as director.             If you’ve ever been to a show put on by the ORR Drama Club, you would understand why Principal Michael Devoll often refers to the club […] Read more »

Tabor Academy Opens its 142nd Year

With the last of its many summer opportunities finishing up this week, Tabor Academy will open its doors for its 142nd school year on September 4. In advance of that date, beginning on August 31, the faculty will welcome over 180 early returners for preseason athletics, as well as about 40 student leaders who will […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Lucas J. Parker of Rochester received a bachelor’s degree from UMass Amherstthis past May. Regis, a Catholic university in Greater Boston, is pleased to announce that Malorie Kiehl of Marion & Michaela Bouvette of Mattapoisett have made the dean’s list for academic achievement for the 2018 spring semester. To be eligible for the dean’s list […] Read more »

Tabor Gateways Program

The Tabor Gateways Program is underway at Tabor Academy through August 17. Tabor has welcomed 35 students from China and other countries for two three-week sessions of Tabor Gateways. The students, entering 8th to 11th grade, arrived on July 15. The program, in its third year, is a unique language immersion program for Chinese and […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

MCPHS Universityis pleased to announce that Elexus Afonso of Rochester has been named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2018 semester. Afonso is pursuing a Doctor of Pharmacy. Elexus will graduate in 2022 from the Boston, Massachusetts campus. The Dean’s List recognizes those students with a full-time course load who have achieved outstanding scholarship […] Read more »