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Selectmen think additional PSHS ballfield can wait

Selectmen voted to hold off on putting more money into the new Plymouth South High School. School department officials came before the Board of Selectmen Tuesday night, asking that more money be borrowed for the project in order to build an artificial turf field, along with lighting and drainage. The field would be used by the soccer, baseball and softball teams.

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Cam McPhee named PSHS Male Athlete of the Week

Cam McPhee has had an outstanding week for the Plymouth South boy’s hockey team, earning him Plymouth South High School Male Athlete of the Week honors. 

Cam earned a shutout in back-to-back games against Bishop Stang and last year’s division 3 state champions, Hanover.  Hanover was previously undefeated coming into this game as well.  He made 62 saves over the two games and his current shutout streak stands at just over 90 minutes of play. Continue Reading →

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Brandi Andrews named PSHS Female Athlete of the Week

Brandi Andrews leads all scorers with a season high of 17 points in Friday night’s game against Pembroke. 

Brandi showed great leadership in the win for the Panthers, playing great defense and controlling the offense. She’s this week’s Plymouth South High School Female Player of the week. Continue Reading →

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Manomet Elementary students spread holiday cheer

 
Prior to the holiday break, approximately 20 students from Manomet Elementary School headed out to three local nursing homes in order to spread some cheer.  
Led by their music teacher Caitlin Batstone, the students sang a number of holiday classics and delivered handmade cards from students. Continue Reading →

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Plymouth South Middle School students talk about reading with Patriots’ wide receiver

On Tuesday, December 20, Grade 5 at Plymouth South Middle School took part in a “Read with Malcolm” Skype session with New England Patriots’ rookie wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell.  
Mitchell, who struggled as a reader his entire life, discussed the importance of reading and becoming a better reader. When Mitchell was injured in 2012, he realized he had to put more attention into his reading game. Mitchell recently wrote a children’s book called “The Magician’s Hat” and started the Share the Magic Foundation, a nonprofit organization that aims to promote the long-term benefits of reading and book ownership among students in Title I schools and underserved communities.  
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Michael Whyte named Plymouth South High School Male Athlete of the Week

Michael Whyte is this week’s Plymouth South High School Male Athlete of the Week. Mike, who is currently ranked 5th in the state, competes in the 152 pound weight class on the wrestling team and has a record of 15-1. He is senior captain and won the Oliver Ames tournament and placed third in the Marshfield tournament.  Continue Reading →

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Kendra McIntosh runs off with Female Athlete of the Week honors

Plymouth South High School Female Athlete of the Week Kendra McIntosh has been a dedicated member of the track team. 

Kendra works extremely hard and gives maximum effort at all times.  She has been one of the most valuable athletes on the girls track team and is willing to do whatever the team needs to be successful. 

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WICKED LOCAL: Broken sprinkler head floods classrooms at Manomet Elementary School

A wing of Manomet Elementary School flooded over the weekend after a sprinkler head malfunctioned. Superintendent Gary Maestas said the water problem in the 1960s-era kindergarten wing was discovered shortly before 7 a.m. Sunday. The sprinkler continued to flow for at least two hours before a plumber could shut down the system. Read more at Wicked Local. Continue Reading →

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Plymouth South senior’s art is featured in new calendar

Plymouth South High School Senior Fallon Mell, who finished second in the 2016 Massachusetts Marine Educators Art Contest, is featured on the cover of this year’s 2017 Marine Art Contest Rule Book.  
Her prize-winning artwork will be included in a 2016-2017 calendar, and her piece will be on display in a traveling art show throughout the region. Stellwagen Bank is a co-sponsor of the contest, along with the New England Aquarium, Center for Coastal Studies, Whale and Dolphin Conservation and The Ocean Genome Project/Northeastern University. Continue Reading →

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Buy a Christmas Tree and support PSHS athletes

The Plymouth South High School Tennis, Track and Softball teams are holding a Christmas Tree sale this weekend at the school. Trees will be on sale on Friday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Prices range from $35 to $60. All proceeds benefit the teams. Continue Reading →

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PSHS student and coach honored by MIAA

Plymouth South High School student Drew Mahoney and Coach Meg Slattery attended the Inaugural Cross Country Recognition Breakfast at the MIAA office in Franklin. They represented PSHS and the Patriot League where out of over 4,000 students, only 58 were chosen to receive this award.  It celebrates student athletes who have shown success both in the classroom and on the course as well as being involved in their community. Continue Reading →

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PSMS Halloween fundraiser collects donations for local food pantries

This year’s Halloween Costume Canned Food Drive at Plymouth South Middle School resulted in a huge donation of canned goods and $139 raised. THE PSMS Student Council invited students to wear their most creative costumes to school in exchange for one canned good or $1. Continue Reading →

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Jill Callahan named PSHS Female Athlete of the Week

Jill Callahan, the Plymouth South High School Female Athlete of the Week, has been the number one runner on the team for the past two years. Her dedication, desire, and devotion to her teammates and school work is outstanding.  Jill can always be counted on to do whatever is asked of her by her coaches.  She leads by example in the classroom and she juggles an intense academic schedule where she holds a 4.56 GPA. Continue Reading →

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Shane Richardson is the PSHS Male Athlete of the Week

Golfer Shane Richardson is Plymouth South High School Male Athlete of the Week. Shane beat his opponent on Monday by 2 strokes in a win over Middleborough. He also beat his opponent by 6 in the win over Carver and again, he beat his opponent by 2 playing in the number one spot for a win over Scituate. Shane clinched a tournament spot in a one stroke victory. Continue Reading →

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Four goals in two games makes Peter Duncan the PSHS Male Athete of the Week

Plymouth South High School Male Athlete of the Week Peter Duncan had a remarkable 48 hours. Thursday night he scored four goals in a 5-0 victory.  Less than 48 hours later he scored another in a 4-4 draw against Middleborough.  Peter made the switch to forward midway through the year and has recorded nine goals in five games. Continue Reading →

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Milena Manic named PSHS Female Athlete of the Week

Plymouth South Female Athlete of the Week Milena Manic, a freshmen starter for the varsity volleyball team, has been an important player for the program. Milena is a very consistent server, and one of the best hitters and defenders in the program, leading the team in blocks and kills.  Recently Milena has moved to the outside hitter spot from the middle hitter, and has easily made the adjustment. Continue Reading →

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Devin Leahy rushes to PSHS Male Athlete of the Week honors

Devin Leahy put the offense on his back in a 32-21 loss at Scituate. On the ground, Devin rushed for 168 yards on 22 carries and scored a touchdown. He also caught three passes for 60 yards and another touchdown. Throughout the game Devin took many big hits, but kept grinding to help keep his team in the game. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Kayla Donovan is the PSHS Female Athlete of the Week

The Plymouth South High school Female Athlete of the Week is  Kayla Donovan. Kayla is a junior captain on the field hockey team who pushes herself and her teammates at practice and games each day. She is a true team player and always willing to play any position that is best for the team. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Sean Speigel named Plymouth South High School Male Athlete of the Week

The Plymouth South High School Male Athlete of the Week is Sean Spiegel. Sean has been a consistent player for the golf team, this week shooting just five strokes over par in a match vs. Whitman Hanson and four strokes over par vs. Scituate where he was the medalist. Continue Reading →

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Plymouth South High School students chosen to receive violence prevention training

Plymouth South High School is one 34 high schools across the state will receive an on-site, in-depth training on violence prevention in the next phase of Game Change, the office’s anti-violence partnership with the New England Patriots, according to a press release from the Attorney General’s office. Beginning this fall and continuing throughout the 2016-2017 school year, staff from Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) will provide direct training on preventing relationship violence to more than 1,000 high school students. Trained students will be equipped to teach their younger peers about healthy relationships and bystander intervention. (more…) Continue Reading →

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