Monthly Archives: September 2021

Fall Sports Season Off To A Good Start At RHS

Sept. 27, 2021

The fall sports season is underway and two of the teams are undefeated while the rest are also enjoying good starts.

The football team is 3-0 behind a strong running attack with Jacob Coulstring, Lucas Leander and several others leading the way.  PJ Celestino and Mike Moriarty are sharing the quarterback duties and Jerry Esposito has been on target in the kicking game.  Friday night’s Homecoming Game with Norwell will be a challenge for the Dogs.

The boys soccer team is 6-0 and is quite possibly on its way to a league title. It’s a team effort. This young group with Tommy Gallagher who has three shut outs so far in goal is on a roll.  The team has come up with two 1-0 wins, none bigger than their game against Cohasset, a first for a boys Bulldog soccer team.  The Dogs have three matches this week. They are home against Middleboro at 4 pm on Wednesday.

The volleyball team had a couple losses against Hingham teams (Hingham High and NDA) but are back on the winning track beating Cardinal Spellman on Sept. 16 and Mashpee the next day.  They defeated Carver last Friday and will play Abington at 6 pm today at home. They are led by seniors Jordan Stec,  Julia Elie and Darcy McGuirk.

Rockland High’s Emilee Dunham was voted the High School Girls Soccer Player of the Week. The freshman, who received over 1,200 votes, scored four goals in a 5-1 win over Holbrook. The soccer team is working hard and has three games this week with  home games on Monday against West Bridgewater and on Friday against East Bridgewater. Both games are at 4 pm.

Both the boys and girls cross country teams are working hard with good performances from individual runners supported by the entire team.  The girls defeated Abington on Sept. 9 to open up the season.  Their next match is this week on Tuesday at home against Carver.  They start off at Hartsuff Park.

The golf team is also out there competing everyday.  They opened the season with a win against Carver 78-69 and have had some great matches.  Shawn Boostrom and Bryce Marrero are leading  the way for new coach Matt Vincenzi.  This week they go up against Carver and Middleboro.

Good luck to all the teams and congratulations on a great start to the fall season!!

You can read all about each team in our first print issue of the Veritas which will be out in October,

New elementary school getting closer to completion

Rockland’s new elementary school which will be called The Phelps Elementary School in honor of two Rockland citizens, Ann and Richard Phelps, is nearing completion.  A “topping off” ceremony was held on Tuesday, Sept. 14. As part of the event, a beam was hoisted in place to show the conclusion of the current construction phase of the school building project.  

At the end of the ceremony the beam was lifted by a crane and put into place on the building.

 Below is a video of the ceremony that was held outside the construction area.  Have a look!!

Join The VERITAS staff!

Attention to all RHS students: grades 9-12.

The Veritas extracurricular club will hold its first meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 7 after school for anyone interested in joining the staff of the newspaper and /or website. 

All positions are available including news and feature reporters, sportswriters, editors and photographers.  

The meeting will be in Room 124 right after school.  If you can’t make the meeting see Mr. Murphy in the radio station. 

Principal Harrison’s September Newsletter

Follow the above link to access Rockland High School Principal John Harrison’s September Newsletter which contains information and additional links to follow including:

Athletic Schedules

September and October important dates

The entire school calendar

Information about important deadlines from the guidance department

Breakfast and Lunch Menus

Info about Back to School Night Sept. 15

the RHS Student Handbook

and much more!


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