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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Tassels Turned, Class of 2018 Celebrates Graduation
Holly Pretsky

With optimism and solemn remembrance, the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School class of 2018 graduated Sunday at the Tabernacle.

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Class of 2018 Steps Into the Future
Katherine Gianni
On Sunday, June 10, the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School will celebrate the accomplishments of the class of 2018 — a group of 146 seniors described as “kind,” “innovative,” and “well-rounded.”
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Valedictorian Finds Strength and Community in the Word Yes
Holly Pretsky

The student body president and senior class valedictorian both give a speech at the regional high school graduation. Rose Engler fills both those roles.

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High School Takes Up Chronic Absenteeism
Holly Pretsky

With chronic absenteeism an ongoing problem at the regional high school, principal Sara Dingledy presented the district school committee with a revised attendance policy Monday.

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New Program Offers Safe Rides After Prom
Holly Pretsky

The junior prom will be held at the Winnetu hotel this weekend, and this year a new program seeks to offer students safe rides after the dance ends.

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High School Will Hire Gale to Consult on Failed Track
Holly Pretsky

The regional high school district committee voted Monday night to spend $29,000 to get the ball rolling on renovations to the high school track.

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Martha's Vineyard Regional High School Honor Roll
The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School has announced its third quarter honor roll of the 2017-2018 school year.
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High School Fund Divides Finance Committees
Holly Pretsky

A proposal to establish a new fund for improvements to the buildings and campus at the regional high school will come before voters in every Island town this year.

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Student Arrested at High School for Marijuana, Pellet Guns
Steve Myrick
A Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School student was arrested Monday after he was found on school grounds in possession of marijuana and pellet guns, according to Oak Bluffs police.
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