Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High School

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Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High School
Dighton Rehoboth Regional High School 2015.jpg
Address
2700 Regional Rd.[1][2]
North Dighton, Massachusetts 02764
United States
Coordinates 41°51′09″N 71°11′46″W / 41.85250°N 71.19611°W / 41.85250; -71.19611Coordinates: 41°51′09″N 71°11′46″W / 41.85250°N 71.19611°W / 41.85250; -71.19611
Information
Type High school
Open enrollment[3]
School district Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School District
NCES District ID 2504200[4]
Superintendent Anthony Azar
CEEB code 221645
NCES School ID 250420000568[5]
Principal Kevin Braga
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 943
Color(s)          Green and Gold[1]
Mascot Falcons[1]
Average SAT scores 547 verbal
547 math
532 writing
1626 total (2015-2016)[6]
Newspaper Falcon Flyer
Budget $10.65 per pupil (2010)[7]
Website

Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High School is a high school in Dighton, Massachusetts, United States. It is part of the Dighton-Rehoboth School District which also serves the neighboring town, Rehoboth, Massachusetts. It was founded in 1961.[9]

The school educates students in 9th through 12th grades.[2] Student enrollment is approximately 1,000.[2][9][10] It has over 80 educators[8] and a student-to-teacher ratio of 14 to 1.[2]

The school 's mascot is the "Falcon". It is unknown what type of falcon on which it is based, and there are inconsistencies in various illustrations. The falcon lacks a malar stripe in most instances, and is of a color unseen in North America.

School facilities[edit]

The school has a library, a student newspaper (The Falcon Flyer), Cross Roads the D-R Book Store, a yearbook, and an on-site nurse (Dawn Dailey-Begin MSN, RN).[11]

It features curricular both academic and vocational, as well as enrichment in music (such as choir and band) and other arts and special education.[8] Academic coursework focuses on language arts, mathematics, science and social studies as well as foreign languages Latin, Spanish, and Portuguese. Other courses at the school focus on current events, business, and technology.[8]

Extracurricular activities[edit]

  • Mock Trial - which has come in the top sixteen for the state two years running
  • Theatre Company - whose last project, a performance of the broadway musical Big Fish, was considered a large success
  • Student Government - which oversees many student outreach programs and events, including Prom
  • National Honor Society
  • Environmental Club
  • An Improvizational group
  • A Speech and Debate team
  • A large Leo club presence
  • DECA - prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.
  • Dighton-Rehoboth Marching Band - The band has made numerous trips to Disney World to perform for crowds of thousands on Main Street of the Magic Kingdom. The DRMB has had the honoring of performing for 94 HJY, the Taunton Christmas Parade, and represented the state of Massachusetts in the National Fourth of July Parade in Washington D.C. in 2014.

As well as many other clubs and organizations.[12]

Sports[edit]

The Dighton-Rehoboth Falcons have a number of teams, such as

  • Wrestling
  • Lacrosse
  • Track
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Baseball/Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Cheer-leading
  • Field Hockey

Notable Alumni[edit]

  • Rod Correia, Former MLB player (California Angels)
  • Oliver Closov, costume designer for Without A Paddle
  • Michael Scanlon, Co - Founder & Chief Scientific Officer of Lumos Labs.
  • Paloma Reparaz, grown in Spain, studying in Dighton rehoboth in 1995-96, now judge in French judicial circuit

References[edit]

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