Greetings Laker Nation, Volleyball bragging rights go to the Freckles! Congratulations to all the players who joined the Class of 2022 for an afternoon of fun - especially - Josh Santos, Patrick White, Coleman Moynihan, Jake Generazzo, Jake Janczura, and George McNeil for the BIG win. Special thanks to Mr. Solomon, Mr. Godden and Ms. Tyson for all their help in making this event a success!
Greetings Laker Nation, Grades for Quarter 1 were made accessible through the Plusportal this afternoon. Please review your student’s report card grades and continue to provide support in your student’s pursuit of achievement, resilience, honor and self-advocacy. If you have trouble logging into the portal, please email plusportal@freelake.org
Greetings Laker Nation, Congratulations to the Apponequet Players for two successful and entertaining performances of "The Outsiders". Stay tuned for information about the Spring Musical.
Greetings Laker Nation, Come see the Apponequet Players perform "The Outsiders" on Friday, October 25th and Saturday, October 26th. Both performances begin at 7:00 pm. Admission is $10.00 for students and senior citizens and $12.00 for general admission. Tickets will be sold at the door.
Greetings Laker Nation, PSATs were administered to 190 students in grades 10 and 11 this past week. Special thanks to Mrs. Money for coordinating this opportunity.
Greetings Laker Nation, Congratulations to our ARHS Athletic Booster’s Laker Pass Winner Evan Keefe. This Class of 2022 member won a myriad of items including HomeComing and Prom tickets.
Greetings Laker Nation, Best wishes to our Semester I Student Interns: Library Autumn Silvia Destiny Agustynowicz Law Enforcement Ryan Merithew, Hailey Souza, Maura Whittey, and Zachary Medeiros Fire Dept. Jack Khairallah, Seth Anderson, Liam Dow, and Tyler Christiansen
Greetings Laker Nation, The prestigious National Merit Scholarship Program recognizes students who show exceptional academic promise as evidenced by their scores on the only qualifying test, the PSAT/NMSQT. Each year, more than 1.5 million students take the PSAT; of that number, only 50,000, or the top 5%, are recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program. We are pleased to announce that two Apponequet seniors: James Bourgeois and Aidan Wilson
Greetings Laker Nation, Monica Hesse, author of Girl in the Blue Coat, addressed our students at four assemblies today. Hesse shared her writing process, details about researching Girl…, personal anecdotes and responded to students’ questions.
Greetings Laker Nation, Sarah Little, Class of 2020 ARHS Band Member, played "Taps" as part of the Lakeville Fire Department’s observance of 9/11. Thank you, Sarah, for providing this important service as part of 9/11.
Greetings Laker Nation, ARHS opened its doors for the 19-20 school year to 737 students this past Tuesday. Students walked a gauntlet of teachers who welcomed their arrival with clapping and cheering. A banner, recognizing our US News ranking in the top 100 schools in the US, is proudly displayed at our entrance.
Evidence of Laker Pride is everywhere! A new banner denoting our placement among the top 100 high schools in the US will soon grace the school’s entrance, finishing touches are being placed on student schedules, plans for “Laker Pride Night” are being finalized, and a ’20 is being painted out at Griffith Field! Your return to ARHS is upon us and we are excited to welcome you back.
Greetings Laker Nation, With summer...comes Summer Reading! All students are expected to complete Summer Reading. Summer Reading requirements are posted on the FLRSD website homepage under Announcements.
Greetings Laker Nation, Congratulations Class of 2019. At our Senior Awards Night, we distributed over $176,200.00 in academic, athletic and civic scholarships. We extend a tremendous thank you to everyone in our community who donated time and money to support our students. Should you be interested in establishing a scholarship, please contact Nicole Graf at ngraf@freelake.org
Greetings Laker Nation, Next Friday, June 7th, is the Class of 2019 Graduation! Stay tuned for lots of details. Senior Awards Night and Banquet are taking place on Tuesday and Thursday of this coming week. We are looking forward to celebrating our grade 12 students.
Greetings Laker Nation, Our Class of 2019’s Top 10 gave speeches at the FLRSD School Committee meeting this past week. We, again, offer our Congratulations to our Top 10! Hannah Levin Taylor Babcock Alyssa Martin Julianna Martin Aidan MacSweeney Hayden Lens Matthew Santos Leilah Johnson Emily Porter Fiona Conway
Greetings Laker Nation, Congratulations to the newly elected 2019-2020 National Honor Society Officers: President: Julia Norton Vice President: Brendan O’Connor Secretary: Lillian Chapman Community Service Representative: Meghan Redpath
Greetings Laker Nation, Our Class of 2019’s Top 10 students have been identified and will be representing ARHS at the May 22, 2019, FLRSD School Committee meeting. Congratulations to our Top 10!
Greetings Laker Nation, Our Class of 2019’s Top 5 students were honored at an SCC Academic All Stars Luncheon. The following ARHS All Stars enjoyed lunch, heard a keynote address from ARHS graduate Jackie Bruno, received certificates and donned medallions! Congratulations to our Top 5! Hannah Levin Taylor Babcock Julianna Martin Alyssa Martin Aidan MacSweeney
Greetings Laker Nation, The Visual Arts Department proudly presented its 6th Annual ARHS Art Show. Friends, family and community members attended the evening reception and viewed works of art from all of the visual arts classes, including Art 1, Art 2, Art 3 & 4, Advanced Placement Studio Art, Mixed Media, Integrated Art, Digital Art & Photography and Art of Healthy Living.
Greetings Laker Nation, The Visual Arts Department is proud to present the 6th Annual ARHS Art Show. Friends, family and community members are cordially invited to attend the evening reception that will be held on Thursday, April 25th, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the ARHS library. On display will be works of art from all of the visual arts classes, including Art 1, Art 2, Art 3 & 4, Advanced Placement Studio Art, Mixed Media, Integrated Art, Digital Art & Photography and Art of Healthy Living. Please join us in support of our hard working artists and celebrate the arts in the Freetown-Lakeville Community.
Greetings Laker Nation, “The Wizard of Oz” opened last night to a packed house! The show was great. There are only two more opportunities to see our students perform. Shows are Friday and Saturday, April 5th, and 6th at 7pm. Tickets are available at the door and cost $10 for students/seniors and $12 for general admission.
Greetings Laker Nation, “The Wizard of Oz” will be performed at ARHS on April 4th, 5th, and 6th at 7pm. Tickets are available at the door and cost $10 for students/seniors and $12 for general admission.
Greetings Laker Nation, ARHS Band and Choir students are participating in several audition music festivals this year. Alex Parent, Class of 2022, sang in the Treble Chorus at the SEMMEA Jr. District Music Festival. Four students will be participating in the SEMSBA Sr. Music Festival. Jonathan Abbott, Class of 2019, Grace Couto, Class of 2020, and Kiara Marshall, Class of 2021, will be singing in the Chorus, and Ethan Fahey, Class of 2019, will be playing in the Concert Band. Three Class of 2022 students--Ericka Correia, Karina Jacobsen, and Grace Young--will be singing in the Treble Chorus at the SEMSBA Jr. Music Festival.
Greetings Laker Nation, Come to the Faculty Student Basketball Games tomorrow night! All proceeds go to the Wellness Department Student Scholarships. The games begin at 5:30 pm. Tickets are $5.00 for students and $7.00 for adults.
Greetings Laker Nation, Come support the Lady Lakers as they play in the Division 3 South Basketball Final, tomorrow, March 9th, at Taunton High School at 10:00 am. Tickets are $7.00 for students and Seniors/$10.00 for all others.
Greetings Laker Nation, The Laker Boys basketball team will be playing at Jeremiah Burke High School tonight at 6:30 pm in an MIAA quarter final game. Best wishes! The Lady Laker basketball team will be hosting Middleboro High School on Saturday at 6:00 pm at Apponequet in the quarter final game. Best wishes to the Lady Lakers!
Greetings Laker Nation, Congratulations to Jaden Estrada, Class of 2020. Jaden was crowned a Division III South Sectional Champion this past week and will be wrestling for the the Division III State championship this weekend.
Greetings Laker Nation, Congratulations to Jonan Garate, Class of 2019! Jonan won a Silver Key in the Boston Globe Scholastic Art and Writing Award competition. Jonan’s digital piece, entitled "Pop", is posted on our site.
Greetings Laker Nation, Quarter 2 grades will be posted via the PlusPortal tonight at 6:00 pm.
Greetings Laker Nation, Quarter 2 grades will be posted via the PlusPortal on Friday, February 1, 2019, after 6:00 pm. Please be aware that Second Semester classes begin on Monday, January 28, 2019. Please save the date for our Spring Parent/Guardian Night scheduled for Thursday, March 14, 2019, from 6:00-8:00 pm. An informational flyer will be emailed to all parents/guardians next week.
Greetings Laker Nation, Community members are cordially invited to attend an evening with award winning journalist and crime reporter Maureen Boyle on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 6:30 pm in the ARHS Library. Boyle will discuss her book “Shallow Graves: The Hunt for the New Bedford Highway Serial Killer”. For more information, please email Mrs. O’Brien at jobrien@freelake.org
Greetings Laker Nation, On Thursday, January 10th, the library hosted award winning journalist and crime reporter Maureen Boyle who discussed her book “Shallow Graves: The Hunt for the New Bedford Highway Serial Killer” with Mr. Solomon’s Criminal Law and Mrs. Rimbey’s Forensic classes. Ms. Boyle gave students behind the scenes information to one of the worst serial killings cases that happened in and around our neighborhood and, to this day, remains unsolved. Ms. Boyle will be returning to the ARHS Library on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 6:30 pm to discuss her book to the entire community; all are welcome to attend. For more information, please email Mrs. O’Brien at jobrien@freelake.org
Greetings Laker Nation, Karina Jacobsen, grade 9, performed as piano accompanist for Assawompset Elementary School's Winter Concert on December 12. Karina is a member of the Apponequet Band, Choir, Select Choir and Jazz Ensemble. Thank you, Karina.
Greetings Laker Nation, Happy Holidays! Karina Jacobsen, grade 9, performed as piano accompanist for Assawompset Elementary School's Winter Concert on December 12. Karina is a member of the Apponequet Band, Choir, Select Choir and Jazz Ensemble. Thank you Karina.
Greetings Laker Nation, Congratulations to Hannah Levin. Hannah, currently ranked number 1 in the Class of 2019, was awarded the Francis W. Gallishaw Memorial Scholarship. This Scholarship, presented in conjunction with the South Coast Educational Collaborative and the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents, was presented on December 13th. In addition to $1000.00, Hannah received a certificate, a speech in her honor and a luncheon at Stonehill. Well deserved, Hannah!
Greetings Laker Nation, We are pleased to announce that 52 - members of the Class of 2019 received John & Abigail Adams Scholarships. Students received these scholarships for their terrific performance on their ELA, Math and Biology MCAS exams. A slide presentation of the Achievement Awards Assembly is posted on our site.
Greetings Laker Nation, Thank you to our Athletic Booster lub for the following equipment donations: Jugs BP pitching machine $3,594.97 Jaypro LG -50 PKG Lacrosse goals $1,021.08 Jaypro Soccer goals (2) $3,902.22
Greetings Laker Nation and Happy Thanksgiving, Our Fall Parent/Guardian Night was well attended. Over 695 conferences were held. If you were unable to attend, please reach out to your student’s teachers to discuss academic progress. Spring Parent/Guardian Night is March 14, 2019, from 6:00-8:00 pm.
Greetings Laker Nation, ARHS Fall Parent/Guardian Teacher Conference Night is Thursday, November 15, 2018, from 5:30-8:00 pm. A Parent/Guardian Naviance training session will be held from 5:30-6:00 pm. All teachers, guidance personnel and administrators will be present for individual conferences from 6:00-8:00 pm. Please begin the night by stopping at the Main Office for a map and a copy of your student’s schedule.
Greetings Laker Nation, Come see the Apponequet Players perform "12 Angry Jurors" tonight and Saturday, November 3rd. Both performances begin at 7:00 pm. Admission is $8.00 for students and senior citizens and $10.00 for general admission. Tickets will be sold at the door.
Greetings Laker Nation, The Social Studies Department held its annual school wide Voice of Democracy oral essay contest. Congratulations to this year’s winners: 3rd Place – Paris Inacio 2nd Place – Lizzy Bodwell 1st Place – Logan Guerin
Greetings Laker Nation, Special thanks to James DeTerra! James, a resident of Assonet and local beekeeper, provided a presentation to Mr. Marshall’s Environmental and Biology classes. Everyone was buzzing with new information about honey bees! Check out the photos on our site.
Greetings Laker Nation, Congratulations to Class of 2022’s Olivia Rodrigues! Follow this link to her accomplishment: http://www.heraldnews.com/entertainment/20181011/spindle-city-ballets-junior-company-staging-alice-in-wonderland
Greetings Laker Nation, Congratulations to the following students who won prizes after their parents/guardians took the NEAS&C Family Survey: Selena Lopes - grade 12 Prom Ticket, Nathan Cloutier - Grade 11 - Yearbook, Soraya Bettencourt - Grade 10 - Homecoming Ticket, and Jonathan Griffith - Grade 9 - Laker Gear.
Greetings Laker Nation, Congratulations to Ayla Canaran! Ayla has been selected to receive the MIAA Student Champions of Wellness Award at the 22nd Annual MIAA Wellness Summit!
Greetings Laker Nation, Ruta Sepetys, author of Salt to the Sea, skyped to our student body. Sepetys shared insight into her historical novel, showed artifacts associated with the time period and responded to questions. This was a great learning experience for our students. Thank you to Ms. Lippincott for securing Sepetys for us!
Greetings Laker Nation, The Guidance Department is sponsoring College Fairs for grade 10, 11 and 12 students on September 20th, September 27th and October 4th. Over seventy colleges and universities will be represented. The College Fairs offer students the opportunity to meet Admissions Representatives and gather information about individual schools, majors, campus activities and athletics. Students who take the time to engage in meaningful conversations with the college representatives often find that the face-to-face interactions help to personalize the competitive college admissions process.
Greetings Laker Nation, ARHS opened its doors for the 18-19 school year to 760 students this past Tuesday. Students walked a gauntlet of teachers who welcomed their arrival with clapping and cheering. There are some great photos of Day 1 on our website’s homepage!
Dear ARHS Students and Families, Finishing touches are being placed on student schedules, plans for orientation are being finalized, and a ‘19 is being painted out at Griffith Field! Laker Pride is everywhere and we are anticipating your return.