High School Musical Rolls the Dice With Guys and Dolls
Cast and crew at the regional high school are busy transforming the performing arts center into a sultry Havana nightclub for next week's production of Guys and Dolls. The show opens Feb. 16.
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Lucas DeBettencourt Signs College Football Letter of Intent

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School senior Lucas DeBettencourt has signed a letter of intent to play football next year at Bentley University.

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High School Science Fair
The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School will host its 18th annual science and engineering fair on Friday, Feb. 10 and Saturday, Feb. 11 at the high school cafeteria and library.
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Martha's Vineyard Regional High School First Quarter Honor Roll
The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School has annouced the first quarter honor roll for the 2016-2017 school year.
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Fellowship, Fine Food Are Hallmarks of Brazilian American Lunch
Friday marked the the seventh annual Brazilian/American friendship lunch at the regional high school.
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High School Budget Certified; Athletic Teams to Return to Cape and Islands League
The Martha’s Vineyard regional high school district committee voted Monday to certify a $19.9 million 2018 budget, a 6.68 per cent increase over last year.
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Coach Bob Tankard Resigns After Decade on the Sidelines
Robert Tankard is calling it quits af­ter eight years as head coach of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School football team.
 
News of his resignation, following a 27-14 loss to Nantucket Saturday, came as a shock to his players, football fans and the high school athletic de­partment.
 
“I’ve been thinking about it for quite awhile. My wife knew about it and so did my coaches,” Mr. Tankard told the Gazette Sunday. “It has noth­ing to do with our record this season or the game Saturday.
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Bob Tankard Means to Win In Work with Vineyard Youth
Personal victories are what Bob Tankard cares about. He relies on them, he says, because they are messages that validate life and each person’s place on earth. Bob Tankard is the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School football coach.
 
He’s got the winner’s attitude and it just won’t quit.
 
When Bob Tankard says “I have a firm belief” or when he says “I mean it, I really mean it,” he clenches black hands into tight fists and squeezes his dark, merry eyes shut.
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Island Football Rivalry Spans the Generations
The record shows that in 1953, an informal team of Vineyarders played football against Nantucket High School, losing 33-20. A rematch the next year yielded a scoreless tie.
 
Five years later, in 1959, Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School opened its doors, bringing together under one roof the ninth, 10th, 11th and 12th-graders from all six Island towns.
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Dear Nantucket: You Owe Us $63.50 on the Cup

The Island Cup is a treasure shared by two Islands. Though tarnished, occasionally dropped and frequently squeezed, its sig­nificance has only increased. For 25 years the cup continues to be photographed, celebrated and cov­eted by athletes. And tomorrow, when Nantucket meets Martha’s Vineyard on the football gridiron, the cup is up for grabs again.

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