Brazilian Fusion: Lunch and Friendship

Every seat at the three long tables in the culinary arts dining room was taken during lunch on Tuesday, as students and teachers sat down for the fifth annual Brazilian American Friendship Lunch.

High School Budget Easily Approved at $18.6 Million

The regional high school committee unanimously approved an $18.6 million operating budget for fiscal year 2016 with relatively little comment or discussion.

In Facility Tour, High School Gets Low Marks for Maintenance

During a tour of Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School early Tuesday morning, new principal Gilbert Traverso outline several building maintenance concerns. The schools superintendent said a revenue shortfall meant money was not put aside for maintenance.

Win or Lose, Sports Travel Is Big Effort

Sports travel for an Island school takes what is already a complicated endeavor — ensuring that hundreds of student athletes and their coaches get from Point A to Point B and back safely — and throws in a seven-mile wide obstacle in the form of the Vineyard Sound.

And Then There Was One, Boys' Soccer Still Kicking

The week of Halloween proved to be action-packed with great contests across the board for Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School athletes.

New Principal Joins Students for Walk Through Island History

The African American Heritage Trail field trip is a staple of the high school's history curriculum. This year, the high school's new principal joined teacher Elaine Weintraub and her freshman students for the tour of Island history.

High School Students Have SAT Success

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School students continue to perform well on the SATs, posting scores higher than state and national averages in all three subsets of the test this year.

High School Committee Talks Buses and Background Checks

At the first meeting of the year, the high school committee voted to have the high school manage all school buses, talked about new requirements for background checks, and welcomed new principal Gilbert Traverso.

High School Soccer Coaches Are Familiar Faces on the Pitch

Esteban Aranzabe will take over as head coach for the boys team this fall, while the girls team will be led by Rocco Bellebuono. Both men are well known as longtime coaches and leaders in the Island youth soccer program.

New School Resource Officer Reports for Duty at High School

A sergeant with the Oak Bluffs police department will take on a new role this year as the school resource officer at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School.

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