Schools Failing Needs of Brazilian Students, U.S. Investigation Finds

A federal civil rights investigation of the Oak Bluffs and Tisbury schools has cited both for failing to meet the instructional needs of their growing population of Brazilian students.

The investigation was triggered by a parent complaint in November which alleged that the schools' lack of trained teachers, interpreters and appropriate materials was shortchanging Brazilian students.

Tisbury School Class of 1942

Tisbury School Class of 1942 > gathered Wednesday at Farm Neck to celebrate their 65th reunion as graduating high school seniors from the school. In front from left was Kathryn Baptiste, Tina Frank Lamb, Doris Cleveland, June Cronig, Marjorie Jo Allen, Barbara Cottle and George John Rogers. In rear from left was Arthur Dickson, Stanley Cronig, Elmer Silva, George Santos and Jim Morgan. Many of the students attended the school from the first grade, with most of the male graduates proceeding to serve in World War II.

Tisbury School Students Make the Honor Roll

The Tisbury School has announced its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2009-2010 academic year.

Fifth grade high honors go to Patrick Best and Ethan Mendez.

Tisbury School Students Recognized

Students Recognized

The Tisbury School held its Recognition Day for the fifth through eighth grades on Tuesday, June 14, 2011. During the ceremony, all students were recognized for their individual contributions towards a positive school environment. Students were honored for the strengths they bring. The following special awards were also given:

Jeffrey T. Goodale Memorial Award to Coralee LaRue – grade 5.

Dorothy Larkosh Roberts Award to Sienna Dice – grade 6.

Tisbury School Awards

Tisbury School Awards

The Tisbury School held its Recognition Day for the fifth to eighth grades on Wednesday, June 13. During the ceremony, all students were recognized for their individual contributions towards a positive school environment.

The following special awards were also given:

Jeffrey T. Goodale Memorial Award to James Douglas Norton - grade 5.

Dorothy Larkosh Roberts Award to Salyn Yancey - grade 6.

Rose Anthony Award for Achievement in Literary Arts to Alexandra Barlett and Ashley Wood - grade 7.

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