Debate Over High School Funding Formula Comes to a Head
Holly Pretsky

An dispute among Island towns over how the regional high school is funded came to a head this week as administrators sought to move forward on plans to renovate or replace the campus.

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Special Olympics Award
Special Olympics Massachusetts gives Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School national banner recognition.
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Regional High School Class of 2019: A Force for Change
Will Sennott
The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School class of 2019 will be remembered as a class that chose to go their own way, to embrace their individualism, their voices and their convictions.
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Change High School Funding Formula? Some Towns Resist
Holly Pretsky

School and community leaders have convened a working group to reconsider how Island towns share costs at the regional high school. A meeting last month saw little in the way of consensus.

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Math, Music, Art, Writing; Valedictorian Astoria Hall Excels in All
Holly Pretsky
Juggling, six AP classes, two editorships and volunteer work at the animal shelter, Astoria Hall also creates whimsical pen and ink drawings.
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Spring Sports Teams See Big Success
Caroline Kaplan
The results have been positive for the spring sports teams as they finish their first season in the Cape and Islands League with most of the squads leading their divisions.
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Coding Kings
Four computer science students at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School recently won awards in Code Quest.
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Vineyard Students Travel the World Without Leaving the Library
Holly Pretsky
Regional high school students spoke this week by video conference to young people in Iraq, Nigeria, Sweden and Afghanistan.
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Vision and Laborious Hours Are Real Materials of Splendid New School, the Island’s Pride
Colbert Smith
An estimated 200 people stood squinting in the brilliant, hot sun Sunday afternoon, and watched Gordon Kelvin White and Robert Eldridge White Jr. raise the United States flag slowly to the top of a tall aluminum flagpole set in front of the new Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School. Before that Rev. Thomas H. Lehman had offered a short prayer; and after that, Mrs. Wilfrid O. White merely spoke the words that were inscribed in the base of the flagpole she had given the school, and on which her grandsons had run up the flag.
 
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