Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Highlights of Tuesday evening's Class Night celebration at Stoughton High.
Less than 48 hours before Commencement, the annual Class Night exercises were held for the Stoughton High Class of 2013. Seniors, their family members, and school faculty and administration gathered in the SHS auditorium Tuesday evening, June 4, for a celebration of this year's graduates. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Marguerite Rizzi, Senior Class officers Niamh Fennessy, Kiara Serret, Kelsie LaFerriere and Fiona Joyce, and Senior Class advisors Kathleen Bulger and Tim Norton addressed the senior class (Norton, a die-hard Philadelphia fan, said he would do anything for his seniors, and put on a personalized Bruins jersey as proof). SHS Principal Julie Miller served as the master of ceremonies. Dan Block performed the National Anthem and …
Monday, June 3, 2013
Take a look at the photo gallery (100+ photos) for highlights of the Stoughton High Senior Prom.
The Stoughton High Class of 2013 (as well as some other SHS students) danced the night away at the Senior Prom, held Thursday, May 30 in a ballroom at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston. Emma Zuk was named Prom Queen, while Mikey Cardoso was Prom King, each receiving a sash and crown. Other members of the Prom Court included Kerry Backman, Becky Detore, Rachel Mackness, Toni Noe, Dan Block, Will McGrath, Sheldon Oliveira and Mike Paukner. TJ Productions kept the music going non-stop, providing DJ entertainment. Photos from the pre-prom arrival at Stoughton High are courtesy Suzanne Jolley (pictures #117-133).
A roundup of Stoughton High sports action.
BASEBALL PLAYOFF GAME POSTPONED Overcoming an early deficit, the sixth seeded Stoughton High baseball team prevailed 5-4 over visiting Dennis-Yarmouth, the 11th seed, Friday afternoon in an opening round game of the MIAA Division 2 South Sectional tournament. With the victory, the Black Knights (14-7) advance to play at #3 Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School (14-5) The game, originally schedule for Monday afternoon June 3, has been POSTPONED due to the inclement weather until TUESDAY, JUNE 4 at 2 p.m. The early start time is to accommodate the Stoughton High Senior Class Night, according to Stoughton High Athletic Director Ryan Donahue. Greater New Bedford beat #14 Somerset-Berkley 9-6 on Friday to advance. …
Saturday, June 1, 2013
The Stoughton High Guidance Department released a listing of colleges where the Class of 2013 will attend and the branches of military in which they will serve.
The following is from the Stoughton Public Schools Guidance Department: COLLEGE MATRICULATION FOR THE CLASS OF 2013 Stoughton High School is pleased to present a listing of colleges where the Class of 2013 will attend and the branches of military in which they will serve. Their record of achievement distinguishes not only the graduates, but also the faculty and staff of Stoughton High School. The Stoughton High Class of 2013 graduates Thursday, June 6. Ailano Beauty School Assumption College Becker College Blue Hills Technical School Borough of Manhattan Community College Boston College Bridgewater State University Bryant University Bryn Mawr College Bunker Hill Community College California State University – Northridge Castleton State…
Friday, May 31, 2013
Photos and video from the recent Stoughton High School Spring Fling Concert.
Take a look at photos and video from the Stoughton High Spring Fling Concert, held May 17 in the SHS auditorium. The concert featured performances by the SHS Concert Choir, SHS Jazz Choir, SHS Concert Bands, SHS Jazz Bands, and SHS Drum Club.
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Niamh Fennessy and Pat Jackman were honored at the 24th Annual Hockomock League Scholar Athlete Awards Dinner.
Recognized for their athletic excellence, leadership on and off the field, and top performance in the classroom, Stoughton High seniors Niamh Fennessy and Pat Jackman were honored at the 24th Annual Hockomock League Scholar Athlete Awards Dinner. A male and female from each of the 12 Hockomock schools received this award at a reception held at Lake Pearl Luciano's in Wrentham on May 9. Stoughton High Athletic Director Ryan Donahue chose Fennessy and Jackman for this honor, making the selection based on grade point average and overall involvement in the athletics program. Both Fennessy and Jackman are multi-sport athletes who also shine in the classroom and are involved in a number of extra-curricular activities. "Niamh Fennessy and Pat …
Friday, May 24, 2013
Photos from "The Wiz," the Stoughton High Drama Department's spring musical production.
The Stoughton High Drama Department presented "The Wiz," an adaptation of the Wizard of Oz, with a few twists from the classic tale May 10-12 at the Stoughton High auditorium. Amber Ais played Dorothy, William Philips played the Scarecrow, Matt Scabia played the Tin Man, and Dan Block was the Lion. Josh Williams was The Wiz, Caroline Cusack was Addaperle and Olivia Quattrucci was Evillene. Other cast members included Kati Elwood, Dan Fountain, Jenna Morris, Lisa Bontemps, Nzinga Moore, Anike Tella, Dieyniella Viera, Madison Rosbach, Lana D'Addieco, Sierra Watson, Samantha Langmead, Kirsten Mauriello, Hannah Morgan, Tessa McKeen, Samantha DeLosh, Ilisa Flum, Mikaella Dutra, Olivia Mulrey, Corey Shore, Heather Wallace and Alexander Smith. …
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Results from the Organizing Against Substances in Stoughton (OASIS) 2013 Stoughton Youth Survey, which collected data about alcohol and drug usage rates among high school and middle school students in Stoughton.
A whopping 83-percent of Stoughton High School students are currently using marijuana. Well, at least that's what the students perceive. In actuality, the current marijuana use rate (having used over the last 30 days) is much lower - 21.5-percent, according to a survey run by the OASIS group (Organizing Against Substances in Stoughton). Statewide, that number is 28-percent, and country-wide it is 23-percent. In the last OASIS survey, conducted in 2011, 28-percent of Stoughton students admitted to using marijuana over the past 30-days. The 21.5-percent is the lowest rate since the 2008 survey (19-percent). Lifetime usage rate for marijuana is also down, with 37-percent of SHS students having tried marijuana, vs. 42-percent in the 2011 …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The Stoughton High Music Department's 2013 Spring Fling Art Show and Concert takes place Friday, May 17 at SHS.
Wednesday, May 15
The following is from the Stoughton High School Fine Arts Department: The Stoughton High School Fine Arts Department will present its 2013 Spring Fling Art Show and Concert on Friday, May 17 at Stoughton High. The Art Gallery will be open at 6:30 p.m. The concert portion will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium. The concert will feature the SHS Choirs under the direction of Griffin Coombs and the SHS Bands directed by John Mange. The SHS Drum Club will be directed by Andrew Davey. Tickets will be available at the door only. Adults $5, seniors and children $3, with a family maximum of $10. For more information, please visit http://www.spsfinearts.org/ or call 781-344-7002 x 6171.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Eleven music students - eight from the O'Donnell Middle School and three from Stoughton High School - recently participated in the 2013 Southeastern Massachusetts School Bandmasters Association Honors Festival.
The following is a press release from the Stoughton Public Schools Music Department: Eleven music students from the O’Donnell Middle School and Stoughton High School recently participated in the 2013 Southeastern Massachusetts School Bandmasters Association Honors Festival. The festival was held at Rockland School on Saturday, May 4. Stoughton High School Freshman Connor Nye performed with the Honors Orchestra. Trumpeter Hannah Peterson and trombonist Adam Potter, also freshmen at SHS, performed with the Honors Concert Band. Eight O’Donnell Middle School musicians also participated in the SEMSBA Festival. 8th grade students Samantha Roane and Courtney Weiner, along with 7th grade students Isabel Solem, Tess Widberg and Alison Carter, …