Yearly Archives: 2012

For Islanders, it is Derby time

The annual Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby begins Sunday. Time is now measured in tides.

Martha’s Vineyard schools welcome the 2012-2013 school year

School administrators anticipate a successful year ahead as Island students head back to their classrooms.

Martha’s Vineyard school superintendent highlights changes

Administrative changes, new teachers and support staff, and a state-mandated professional educator evaluation system are in store.

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School adds two new programs

Another of the new initiatives the school put in place for the upcoming year is an Educator Evaluation system.

Oak Bluffs School head describes significant staff changes

Several teachers will change grade levels and take on new assignments to enhance consistency and unity of direction in classroom instruction.

Edgartown School invites more parent involvement

The Edgartown School opens its doors for the 2012-2013 school year on September 6 to 355 students.

West Tisbury School opens with new kitchen and meal program

Small class sizes plus active, project-based learning with interdisciplinary support are the hallmarks of West Tisbury School.

Tisbury School embarks on building needs study

In addition to building and improving students' academic skills, the Tisbury School also maintains an emphasis on educating the whole child.

Chilmark School maintains multi-age classrooms and traditions

Chilmark School will start the year with 62 students, up from 52 last year.

Martha’s Vineyard Charter School will launch a new math program

The Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School is entering its 17th year providing a public school option for Island students and families.