In School Census, Enrollment Sees Slight Dip Islandwide
Heather Hamacek

Student enrollment is slightly down this year in Martha’s Vineyard public schools, according to the annual Oct. 1 school census.

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Soccer Teams Gear Up for Nantucket Match
Steve Myrick

The regional high school boys’ and girls’ soccer squads face inter-Island rival Nantucket at home on Sunday. The girls game begins at 12:30. The boys game follows at 2 p.m.

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School Committee Approves Money for Track Repairs
Heather Hamacek

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School committee voted unanimously Thursday morning to spend $148,400 to repave the failed track.

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Student Athletes Press School Committee to Repair Failed Track
Heather Hamacek

A group of track and field athletes implored the regional high school committee Monday night to get going on long-overdue repairs to the failed school track.

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Vineyarders Drive Hard, But Can't Overcome Carver
Steve Myrick

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School football team opened the season Friday night with a 27-14 home loss to Carver High School.

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Football Coach Looks to Fresh Perspective of Winning and Learning
Steve Myrick
The high school football team opens the season Friday evening at home against Carver. Ryan Kent, first-year coach, is looking forward to it.
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Grass Fields Project Stalls Amid Disagreement Over Contract
Alex Elvin
Negotiations between the regional high school district committee and a group that wants to upgrade and maintain the school playing fields have been fraught with disagreement since June, with key terms of a contract still hanging as of this week.
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Bye Bye Beaches, Hello Books, It's Back to School Time
Heather Hamacek
Around the Island, an expected 2,155 students are dusting off backpacks, sharpening pencils and choosing first-day outfits. The first day of school is Tuesday.
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Head Tax Proposal Sees Lukewarm Reception
Alex Elvin

An unusual proposal to cover $131 million in school expenses through a tax on Steamship Authority tickets from Woods Hole to the Vineyard has been making the rounds before Island selectmen.

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School Bus Drivers Reach Tentative Agreement for Contract
Alex Elvin

In a first, school bus drivers on the Vineyard have reached a tentative agreement on a contract that includes seniority benefits, a new payment system based on the number of runs and hours worked, and other provisions.

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