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Lights of Hope celebrates its 7th season

Plymouth South Marketing students held their 7th annual Lights of Hope event Friday, December 1st at Plimoth Grist Mill and Brewster Gardens. Lights of Hope is a fundraiser for the Children’s Bereavement Program of Cranberry Hospice and all proceeds are donated to this important cause. This moving event was started by Jon Jaros in 2011 in memory of his grandmother. The students planned, organized, and promoted the community event, which successfully raised nearly $1000 for the program. Continue Reading →

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PSHS freshman leads toothbrush drive to benefit Guatemala

Plymouth South High School freshman Nicholas Duarte, in conjunction with the Interact Club, ran a toothbrush drive to benefit the Worthy Village Organization in Guatemala. The drive was run as a contest between freshman advisories during October. Kyle Leavitt had the most successful advisory, collecting 182 individual tubes of toothpaste and toothbrushes to win the pizza party. Continue Reading →

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PSHS Teacher named to American Psychology Association committee

Social Studies Teacher Allison Shaver was elected as the American Psychology Association Committee Chair for Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools. Shaver has been actively involved with this national group as a member elect since 2015. APA is the leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States, with more than 115,700 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students as its members. Continue Reading →

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Plymouth South High School Freshmen of the Month for October

Anthony Bambus, Andie Therana and Steven Chiruna were named Freshmen Students of the Month for October at Plymouth South High School. They were selected by their teams and each received a certificate, a t-shirt and a voucher for treats from the culinary restaurant. Continue Reading →

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Brendan Shortall runs away with PSHS Athlete of the Week honors

Brendan Shortall helped to lead the Plymouth South Varsity Football team to its second consecutive victory on Friday night vs. Pembroke, earning him Plymouth South High School Male Athlete of the Week honors. 

In his second game ever at running back, he carried the ball 15 times for 135 yards, averaging 9 yards per carry.  His productivity has been remarkable and he continues to get stronger with each game in the backfield.  Defensively, he continues to provide consistency in the secondary with his play and leadership.  Continue Reading →

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Emma Sampson kicks her way to Athlete of the Week honors

Emma Sampson emerged as the hero of Plymouth South Varsity Football  Friday night with the game winning 19-yard field goal  to propel the Panthers past Pembroke for an 18-16 victory. 

Her game winning kick is the culmination of her hard work and perseverance that began long before the football season as she prepared to kick at the varsity level.  Her accomplishment on Friday night embodies what hard work in the offseason can do and we are proud of her for it.  For that, she’s the Plymouth South High School Female Athlete of the Week. Continue Reading →

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Plymouth South High School wins award for biomedical program

At the Project Lead the Way State Conference held on Friday, October 13, at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Plymouth North and Plymouth South High Schools were both awarded an End of Course Exam Achievement Award. This award recognized each of our high schools for having had a minimum of 25 students in the biomedical program that earned a qualifying score on their end of course exam given last spring. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Molly Costello named Plymouth South High School Female Athlete of the Week

The Plymouth South Female Athlete of the Week is field hockey player Molly Costello. Molly is a defender on the team and also a captain. Last week Molly stepped up and played a significant part in holding Scituate to a 1-1 tie. Scituate had multiple opportunities to score, but Molly marked tight in the circle defensively. Molly also has the ability to transition the ball back to our offense very well resulting in providing us with scoring opportunities. Continue Reading →

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Alex Cohen leads PSHS football to first win, gets Athlete of the Week honors

Alex Cohen led the football team to their first victory of the season vs. North Quincy, earning him Plymouth South High School Male Athlete of the Week honors. He passed for 201 yards and three touchdowns while also running for 120 yards. Alex returned from an ankle injury late in the game to help secure the homecoming victory for the Panthers. His leadership and unselfishness were crucial to securing the team’s first win of the season. Continue Reading →

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Plymouth South High student wins figure skating award

Ashley Nagle, Grade 12, has received a Gold Level Distinction Award from the United States Figure Skating Association. Ashley has been a competitive skater for the past 13 years, and this  award recognizes her achievements in competition and testing during high school. Continue Reading →

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WICKED LOCAL: Contractors prepare access boulevard to new Plymouth South

Visitors to the new Plymouth South High School must have wondered why contractors decided to demolish the old school in two sections. The answer is starting to take shape this week, as trucks loaded with asphalt stream into the campus off Long Pond Road. Read more at Wicked Local. Continue Reading →

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Shane Richardson named Plymouth South High School Male Athlete of the Week

Plymouth South High School golfer Shane Richardson is averaging 38.5 strokes per round over the first 13 matches and has been the medalist in the match seven times leading the Panthers to a 10 -3 record and another tournament berth. He is the PSHS Male Athlete of the Week. Continue Reading →

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Jordan Colbert works her way to PSHS Athlete of the Week honors

The Plymouth South High School Female Athlete of the Week is Jordan Colbert of the field hockey team. Jordan is a junior captain who plays midfield. She is involved in every offensive and defensive play, controlling the game and setting her teammates up offensively. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Kayla Donovan leads the way to athlete of the week honors

Field hockey player Kayla Donovan was named Plymouth South High School Athlete of the Week. Kayla is a senior captain and forward on the team. Kayla consistently puts the team ahead of herself and sets a good example. She is always positive to her teammates and is a leader in all she does. Friday, in a 4-0 win over Whitman Hanson, Kayla set up her teammates multiple times offensively for shots on goal and scored two goals and had an assist.   Continue Reading →

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Moose Youth Awareness Program offers college scholarships

Plymouth Moose Lodge invites local high school students to be part of the Youth Awareness Program. The Moose Youth Awareness program is for High school students interested in public speaking and educating young children on a number of positive lifestyle topics ranging from bullying to drug and alcohol abuse. Eligible students could end up earning some of the $30,000 in scholarship money provided by the Moose. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Brianna Jones runs off with Athlete of the Week honors

Brianna Jones has been named the Plymouth South High School Female Athlete of the Week. In the opening meet against Silver Lake she was 5th overall scoring her first varsity points. In Saturdays invitational in Martha’s Vineyard, Brianna was a medal winner beating her previous best 5 kilometer time by over 5 minutes. 

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Senior Captain Cam Brenner leads the way to Athlete of the Week honors

Senior Captain Cam Brenner of the Plymouth South High School Soccer team is the Male Athlete of the Week. He leads the South boys Soccer team in total points, with 2 goals and 1 assist in the home opener against Dennis-Yarmouth. Cam’s ability to play both sides of the ball makes him one of the most complete players in the Patriot league. Our lone returning league All-Star, Brenner will look to continue his great start to the season. Continue Reading →

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Plymouth South Middle School class makes plans to raise money for hurricane victims

Jonathan Hall’s 8th grade civic history classes have hit the ground running this school year with a service learning project to help the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The students brainstormed ideas of how to help and chose to design bracelets to be sold in Plymouth to raise money for the Red Cross. The students will present their proposal to the class and then vote on the best choice based on design, cost and profit margin. (more…) Continue Reading →

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School department presents plan to fund playing field lights

Town Meeting will be presented with a trio of articles at its fall session that make up the next step in the School Department’s plan to fund lighting for a pair of playing fields approved in the spring. During the original presentation for the fields, Superintendent Gary Maestas said the department planned to fund the lights via a deal to install solar panels. Tuesday night, he and Business Director Gary Costin explained how that would be achieved. (more…) Continue Reading →

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PSHS student honored for presentation on homelessness

Plymouth South High School marketing student Alec Medeiros received a Certificate of Excellence for his Public Relations project with his campaign, “Ending the Stigma (Against Homelessness)” at the  DECA’s International Career Development Conference, held April 25 to 30,  in Anaheim, California. The team of Brianna Johnson, Nicole Mullally, and Allysia Tavekelian competed in the School Based Enterprises-Food Operations category with their presentation of The House (school store) and its promotions of cold brew coffee. Continue Reading →

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