High School Musical Hits the High Notes With Guys and Dolls
Heather Hamacek
Opening night is Thursday, Feb. 16 at the Performing Arts Center for Guys and Dolls, this year's high school musical that stars a talented ensemble of performers.
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Islanders Watchful In Run-Up to Turf Hearing
Alex Elvin

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission has begun laying the groundwork for a highly anticipated public hearing this spring to review plans for an artificial turf field at the regional high school.

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High School Musical Rolls the Dice With Guys and Dolls
Bill Eville
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
Heather Hamacek
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
Heather Hamacek
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
Mike Kolleth
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
Elaine Lembo
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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