On Thursday morning, Martha’s Vineyard Regional high school juniors Nichole Wilson and Matt Davies cleaned heaps of local garlic shoots in the culinary arts classroom in preparation for A Spring Garden Feast on Saturday night at the Sweet Life Cafe.
Vineyard schools superintendent Dr. James H. Weiss notified school parents and teachers Monday that Mr. Nixon, who had been on leave of absence since last week, had resigned. Assistant superintendent Matthew D'Andrea has been named acting principal.
Mark McCarthy, who is in his fourth academic year as athletic director at the regional high school, will receive the Theodore (Ted) Damko District D award from the Massachusetts Secondary Schools Athletic Directors Association.
The high school’s rendition of the classic 1980s musical, Cats, will premiere at the school’s Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Feb. 13, at 7:30 p.m., with three other performances throughout the weekend.
Regional high school students received 22 awards for their artistic achievements in the Boston Globe Scholastic Art contest, including several gold keys, the highest honor. The winners said they find inspiration at school.
Ninth grade history classes at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School produced more than 100 projects as part of the annual African American Heritage Trail history project. The students traveled the trail, interviewed members of the community and created a wide array of work.