Springfield Educator Named as High School Principal

The head of a vocational school in Springfield has been hired as the new principal for the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School. Gilbert Traverso was chosen for his leadership and people skills, superintendent James H. Weiss said.

After Alleged Testing Irregularity, Some Vineyard Students Must Retake AP Exams

Some newly graduated seniors and their younger schoolmates at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School are being asked to retake certain Advanced Placement exams following an allegation of improper testing conditions. Makeup exams have been scheduled.

Assistant Principal Moves to New Role at the High School

The assistant principal at the regional high school is resigning his post, but he’s not going far.

Matthew Malowski will take a job next year as school adjustment guidance counselor in both the alternative program and the therapeutic support program at the high school, Vineyard schools superintendent Dr. James H. Weiss told the regional school committee Monday night.

Two Finalists Announced in High School Principal Search

Gil Traverso, principal of the Roger L. Putnam Vocational-Technical Academy in Springfield, and David Maxwell, associate principal at Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa, are both in the running for the top post at the regional high school.

High School Vocational Program Receives State Grant

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School has received a $14,000 grant from the state for its health assisting vocational program.

Vineyard Student Wins Congressional Art Contest

Regional High School student Isabelle Crawford was named “best in show” in the 2014 Congressional Art Competition. Her photograph of an oak tree in North Tisbury will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol.

High School Courts Renamed in Honor of Ned Fennessy

In a ceremony Saturday, the regional high school tennis courts were named after the coach for his 23 years of service. Mr. Fennessy retired following the 2013 season, after he helped the tennis team to its second straight division three state championship.

High School Sailors Head to National Invitational

After qualifying for the Fritz Mark trophy race in Hyannis last weekend, the Vineyarders thought they had missed the chance to move on to the national invitational, despite a hard-fought comeback at the end. Now another team has dropped out and Island sailors will race in Cambridge this weekend.

Heads Up! Forensics Project Helps Student Chart Future Path

Last week, days before she was to present her senior project presentation and less than a month before the regional high school seniors graduate, Mariah Campbell looked unflappable, walking from a science classroom to an art lab while carrying a head named Henry under her arm.

No I in Team; On the Field Or in the Editing Room

Clifton (Paul) Robinson, a two-sport varsity athlete at the regional high school, came off the field for his senior project to do a sports documentary with the help of mentors at MVTV.