High School Rejected for State Construction Grant Program for a Fifth Time
Will Sennott
The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School learned this week that it was not accepted into the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) grant program.
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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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An Education on the Depths of Student Creativity
Louisa Hufstader
For one night every spring, art takes over at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School during the Evening of the Arts ceremony.
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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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High School Drill Hones Readiness for Disaster Response
Holly Pretsky

It was only a drill when the tactical response team swarmed the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School campus Thursday morning.

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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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