Friday, January 31, 2020

Daily Announcements 1-31-20

Congratulations to Steven Merriam on his acceptance to New England Institute of Technology. YAHOO!!

Attn: Freshmen Class Officers and Class Reps - there is a meeting on Monday right after school in the Library.

Congratulations to Steven Morgado and Skylar Jones on their selection to represent DR at Student Government Day! Please see Ms. Beckett for details.

Attention all members of the Falcons’ Nest: start your Super Bowl Sunday by attending the crucial SCC boys’ basketball game against Somerset-Berkley here at DR on Sunday at 3 p.m. Plan to arrive early as a capacity crowd is expected!

A reminder that tonight is the DR Winter Ball at the Venus di Milo in Swansea. Please note that the doors open at 6:15 sharp for check in.  The dance runs from 7 to 10 pm.
Please be respectful and appropriate throughout the night and have a great time.  

Congratulations to both the boys and girls winter track teams who wrapped up their regular season with wins against Apponequet last night. The girls out lasted the Lakers behind efforts from Kiara Abrantes and Natalia Martin who combined for 14 points, and big wins from Kam Marando and Ava Pequeneza. The boys easily breezed to a win behind sweeps in the hurdles, dash, and 300 led by Miguel Garcia, Brodie Jacques, and Jaren Ramos respectively. Josh Rebello and Seth Cordeiro also took first place in their events. The girls go 4-0 on the season and the boys finished undefeated for the second straight year!

Congratulations to this month's High Five recipients Seth Cordeiro, Malachi Letourneau, Noelle Noons, Alyson Rego. Thanks for being the DR Difference!

Thursday, January 30, 2020

DRS Hockey - BIG WIN!!

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DRS secured a playoff spot last night beating SCC's 1st place team Somerset/Berkeley
4-1.  With a record of 10-5-0, the 10th win clinched the spot.  DRS has a 10-day break and does not play again until 2/8 against Apponequet.  Go DRS!

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Daily Announcements 1-29-20

The boys’ basketball team defeated Case 61-28 last night. Ryan Ouellette had 15 points, Shane Mello added 14, John Marcille 11, and Myles Mendoza 10.
The Falcons return home on Sunday at 3 p.m. against Somerset-Berkley.

The girls' basketball team defeat Case last night 64-48. The team will play Sunday afternoon at Somerset-Berkley

The mock trial team lost by only 4 points yesterday in a challenging trial. Outstanding job to all but especially Emma Herman who almost had us all crying for her as the plaintiff. Keep fighting for the win! We go against Bishop Stang on Monday. Go DR mock trial!

Attention faculty and staff as well as the students who volunteered at last nights soup kitchen. Thank you for your time and efforts. We served nearly 100 people over a course of the night. Well done Falcons!

Attn: Freshmen Class Officers and Class Reps - there is a meeting on Monday right after school in the Library.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Daily Announcements 1-28-20

Shane Mello hit a free throw with 9 seconds remaining to give the Falcons a hard-fought 76-75 win over New Bedford Vocational in double overtime on Friday. Ryan Ouellette had 26 points and 12 rebounds while Patrick Palazzi added 23 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists, 5 steals, and 5 blocks.
The Falcons play at Case Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m.

Congratulations to Brooke Cleathero on her acceptance to James Madison University. YAHOO!!

This week's Leo Club meeting will be Wednesday after school in room 111.

 DRS Hockey beat ORR Saturday night 5-1 putting their record at 9-5-0 overall. A goal from Colten Nastar and points from Wyatt Nastar and Noah Bastis. Next game is Wednesday night 1/29 against Somerset/Berkley @ 7pm @ Driscoll Arena.

The boys’ basketball team plays at Case tonight at 6:30 p.m.

Attention All DR Softball Players.
There will be a Softball meeting on February 13th at 2 pm in the cafeteria. 

Attention to volunteers for today's soup-kitchen, Please be at the 1st Baptist Church no later than 3:30. Pick up will be at 5:45.

Friday, January 24, 2020

Daily Announcements 1-24-20

DRS Hockey lost to Bourne Wednesday 1-0. It was an exciting back and forth game with both goalies on each team playing amazingly. Next game is Saturday night 1/25 @ 4:30 @ NESV against ORR.

The Falcons play at Greater New Bedford Vocational tonight at 6:30 p.m.

There was a Winter Track showdown last night at the Janiak field house between the Falcons and the Old Rochester Bulldogs. The girls suffered a hard fought defeat from an exceptional team, 48-38. They moved to 3-1 on the season. The boys met and equally challenging Bulldogs team and were able to finesse a win. They finished with a final score of 46 to 40 behind double winners Alex Violette in the 2 mile and the 1 mile, and Brodie Jacques in the 55 Dash and the high jump. They are now 4-0 on the season. both teams look to end their season on a high note against the Apponequet Lakers next Thursday to wrap up their regular season.

The girls' basketball team defeated New Bedford Voc last night to pick up their 6th win of the season. The team plays next on Tuesday at home vs. Case

Attention NHS members there is a mandatory meeting Thursday January 30th after school in the media center. Any issues see Mr. Pacheco

The following seniors please see Ms. Beckett in room during the break or at the end of the day before you leave for the weekend- Ben Cabral, Steven Morgado, Isaiah Lubrano, Emma DePalo, Ashley Damon and Anthony Malo.

There will be a student government meeting on Monday after school in room 108, all should attend.


Thursday, January 23, 2020

Daily Announcements 1-23-20

Reminder to students planning to audition for SEMSBA - registration forms and fees are due by tomorrow (Thursday) at the latest. Late registrations can be accepted up until Monday, but the fee is raised to $35.

Congratulations to Rebecca Loell on her acceptance to UMass Dartmouth. YAHOO!!

The Mock Trial had a tough first trial against Case High School. We only lost by 9 points! Great jobs by Ethan Gardella, Audrey Michener, Rebecca Loell, JJ Ross & Tristan Lacourse. Go DR Mock Trial!

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Daily Announcements 1-22-20

The Falcons limited Old Rochester to 1 point in the fourth quarter to rally for a hard-fought 50-44 win on the road last night. John Marcille had 17 points, Shane Mello added 16, while Ryan Ouellette had 9 points and 11 rebounds. Patrick Palazzi had 8 points and 8 assists.
The Falcons travel to Greater New Bedford Vocational for a game Friday night at 6:30.

DRS Hockey beat Wareham Saturday night 5-1 with 1 goal each from Wyatt & Colten Nastar. Sunday they traveled to Northeastern and beat O'Bryant 3-1 with a hat trick from Evan Pereira and points from Carter Foley and Noah Bastis. Come support DRS Hockey tonight night @ NESV @ 6pm against Bourne. 

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Daily Announcements 1/21/2020

Bourne earned a hard-fought 72-66 win over the Falcons on Friday. John Marcille and Ryan Ouellette had 19 points each while Shane Mello added 10.
The team travels to Old Rochester for a crucial SCC game tonight at 6:30.

Congratulations to Gwen McGovern on her acceptance to University of Buffalo. YAHOO!!

Congratulations to Talia Vicente on her acceptance to Salve Regina University. YAHOO!!

Hidden in Plain Sight (Parents Only Presentation)

Thursday, January 16, 2020

DRS Hockey 1-16-20

DRS Hockey's winning streak ended Wednesday night with a loss to New Bedford 3-0.  They hit the road this weekend against Wareham @ Gallo and O'Bryant @ Matthews Arena.  

Mid-Term Exams 1-16-20

Dear Students and Families: 

DRRHS mid-term exams are scheduled for next week, January 21st -24th. The exam schedule is shown in the grid below. Here are some important things to know:
1.    We are following the half-day schedule during exam week.
2.    No lunches are served during half-days.
3.    Regardless of age or individual schedules, ALL students in every grade are expected to be in school for the entire time, 7:17-10:50.
4.    All students have a mid-term exam in EVERY class. PLEASE do not allow your child to sign in late or leave prior to the 10:50 dismissal unless it is absolutely necessary. These interruptions will be distracting to the school climate during exams.
5.    Please encourage your child to get a good night’s rest and to eat a healthy breakfast that will sustain them until dismissal at 10:50.

7:17-9:00 am
Jan. 20th
No school
No School
No School
Jan. 21st
Students report to Advisory (60 minutes) /Exam review (43 minutes)
10 minutes
Students report to period 1
Exam (100 minutes)
Jan. 22nd
Students report to period 2
(3 minutes announcements)
(100 minutes exam)
10 minutes
Students report to period 3
(100 minutes)
Jan. 23rd
Students report to period 4
(3 minutes announcements)
(100 minutes exam)
10 minutes
Students report to period 5
(100 minutes)
Jan. 24th
Students report to period 6
(3 minutes announcements)
(100 minutes exam)
10 minutes
Students report to period 7
(100 minutes)

 Thank you for your support and partnership. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me.
Thank you,
John F. Gould, Ed. D.
DRRHS Principal