Topics: Nauset Regional School District

BREWSTER — Finn Riley wasn’t old enough to drive, let alone play in the Cape Cod Baseball League, when he first found himself immersed in all of the collegiate summer baseball action. “I actually used to be a bat boy for the Whitecaps when I was younger,” said Riley, a Brewster native who graduated from Nauset in 2021 and returned to the area this summer to work and intern for the defending CCBL champion Brews...

Committee Hits Reset On Nauset Principal Search

By: Ryan Bray

Interim Principal Sought To Lead Middle School in 2022-2023 ORLEANS — Nauset Regional Middle School will not have a new principal named to the post in time for the coming school year. A search committee charged with identifying and interviewing candidates for the position has not yet “found the right candidate,” and will restart its search this fall, Nauset School Superintendent Brooke Cenchy said in a...

ORLEANS – "Who's turn is it to fly?" William Brent asked a small group of students outside of Nauset Regional Middle School last week. Monroe Sargent stepped forward, taking the control from his camp instructor's hand. The 10-year-old flew a drone high in the air before bringing it back down to eye level. Drones, 3D printing, ice cream making, video production and murals were among the projects and activities ...

ORLEANS – Talks on siting a new fire station on Orleans Elementary School land came to an impasse last week, leaving plans for the project up in the air. The town's fire rescue station feasibility study committee voted July 11 to endorse a plan to demolish the existing fire station on Eldredge Park Way and build a new station nearby on an acre of elementary school land. But the committee quickly rescinded its ...

BREWSTER – Nauset Public Schools has named Steven Guditus as the new principal of Eddy Elementary School, which serves 209 students in grades 3 to 5. Guditus (pronounced Ga-DI’-tus) has 20 years of professional educational and administrative leadership experience. He was a social studies teacher at Medfield Public Schools; an assistant principal at Westford Public Schools; a principal at Manchester-Essex Regio...

NORTH EASTHAM — Chris Ellsasser likes to take his meetings on the go. He prefers walking and talking with students and staff, an approach he says helps him and his assistant principals, Sean Fleming and Patrick Clark, stay on top of the busy world of education that bustles around them. "One of the philosophies I have is if you are present, things don't escalate," he said. "We probably each talk to a hundred pe...

MANSFIELD – Even in defeat, the Nauset boys tennis team was able to recognize that the program took strides in the right direction this spring. Moments after his team suffered a 4-1 loss to Mansfield on Monday in a Division 2 state tournament Round of 32 matchup, Nauset coach Andy Lisle praised the 23 rd -seeded Warriors for the way they performed this season. “They’ve come a long way,” Lisle said. “They ju...

The Monomoy boys and girls tennis teams both advanced to the Round of 16 after earning victories in their respective Division 4 state tournaments. The fourth-seeded girls await the winner of Archbishop Williams-Ipswich after opening the tournament with a 4-1 victory over Winthrop. They’ll be at home in the Round of 32 at 4 p.m. Thursday. The fifth-seeded boys opened their tournament with a 4-1 win over Cape...

Paul Saliba is certain that kindness can solve a lot of problems. The Nauset Regional High School junior from Harwich knows from firsthand experience that kindness can uplift people and improve their day, but in Saliba’s mind, being kind can have an even greater impact. “Bringing more kindness, in my opinion, helps other people have better days,” Saliba said. “I believe kindness can change the world.” Salib...

The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association is set to release the seedings for spring sports state tournaments this week. Baseball, softball and tennis seedings are scheduled to be released Wednesday, and boys and girls lacrosse seedings are set to be announced Saturday. Approximately 10 teams from the Lower Cape are expected to qualify for postseason play, according to the latest MIAA statewide pow...

Uvalde, Texas, is almost 2,200 miles away from Chatham Elementary School. But for the school's principal, Jennifer Kelly, it feels much closer to home. A total of 21 people, including 19 students and two teachers, were killed in the May 24 shooting at Uvalde's Robb Elementary School, making it one of the most deadly school shootings on record in the United States. The shooting has reopened the national debate ...

ORLEANS – In midst of questions concerning his time as athletic director at a Rhode Island high school, Keith Kenyon resigned last week as principal of Nauset Regional Middle School. Kenyon was hired in 2010 as athletic director and football coach at Nauset Regional High School. He was later named interim principal at the middle school, a post he assumed full time in November. Read our previous st...

ORLEANS – A Nauset school administrator is denying allegations in a lawsuit that he was negligent in his oversight of a coach accused of inappropriate conduct during their tenure at a Rhode Island high school. Keith Kenyon, principal of Nauset Regional Middle School, is one of several defendants named in the civil suit, which was filed April 19 in Bristol County Superior Court. See updates to this story...

Housing Crisis Weighs On Nauset Schools

By: Ryan Bray

EASTHAM – Speaking to his fellow Orleans Select Board members last week, Mark Mathison recalled when the existing Nauset Regional High School was built, a "slew" of teachers were hired to round out staff at the new building and what is now Nauset Regional Middle School. When they came, they had a place to find housing, he said. "In fact, that whole development off of Millstone Road in Brewster was 80 percent t...

ORLEANS – As efforts to site a new fire station in town continue, the select board doesn't want to rule out the possibility of keeping the existing station intact for some other future use. Built in 1987, the current fire station on Eldredge Park Way no longer meets the needs of a modern fire department. The town initially explored the possibility of renovating the existing building, but it was determined last...

ORLEANS – A Nauset school administrator is denying allegations in a lawsuit that he was negligent in his oversight of a coach accused of inappropriate conduct during their tenure at a Rhode Island high school. Keith Kenyon, principal of Nauset Regional Middle School, is one of several defendants named in the civil suit, which was filed April 19 in Bristol County Superior Court. The plaintiffs, identified as...