Island Students Growing Up Green

Colorful rows of flowers, vegetables and herbs were taking shape this week at Martha’s Vineyard High School, where the 20th annual plant sale, organized by the school’s horticulture, aquaculture and landscaping department, will begin Thursday and run through next week.

Student Sleuths

Students from the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School women’s studies class open the exhibit Women and Crime: Victims and Perpetrators at the Martha’s Vineyard Museum on May 19.

High School Students Cook Up a Feast to Help Grow the Next One

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.

High School Principal Stephen Nixon Resigns

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.

Island Inspirations

Art competition for Island high school students sponsored by the Vineyard Conservation Society was launched this week.

High School Looks to Wind Power for Utility Savings

Regional high school could save as much as $2.8 million on utility bills over the next 25 years using power produced by four turbines built on a 380-acre cranberry farm near the Bourne Bridge.

High School Gets Mostly High Marks From Accreditation Process

In a 134-page report released this month, the New England Association of Schools & Colleges Inc. (NEASC) evaluated the quality of the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School's educational programs.

Regional High School AD Honored for Excellence

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.

All Alone in the Moonlight Still a Fine Place For High School Felines

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.

High School Goes to Cats

The high school theatre and music departments are performing Cats this year at the Performing Arts Center at the regional high school with shows on Feb. 13, 14, 15 and 16.