School Enrollment on the Rise, Contrary to Statewide Trend
Bucking a statewide trend, the Vineyard public school system continues to grow, with 2,253 students enrolled across the Island on Oct. 1 compared to 2,191 a year earlier.
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West Tisbury Considers Options for School Overhaul
From a failing roof to inadequate, outdated energy systems, the West Tisbury School needs a complete overhaul, officials said Monday at a meeting of the up-Island school committee.
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Back to School - and Back to Normal for Island Students
Whatever feelings the Island's children may have about returning to school next Tuesday, Sept. 6, their principals, teachers, coaches and other campus leaders are eager to welcome them back for a school year with a return of cherished traditions.
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First Grade Data Show Pandemic’s Toll on Learning
The two-year pandemic has hampered learning for the Island’s youngest school children, according to West Tisbury student data recently presented to the up-Island school committee.
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With Hugs and a Horse, Island Kids Return to the Classroom
With hugs, rainbow walkways and a horse, Vineyard children arrived for their first true first day of school in more than two years Wednesday, returning all together to classrooms across the Island.
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Lauren Gray

Lauren Gray lives in Edgartown and ordinarily her title at work is education support staff for the sixth grade at the West Tisbury School.

Now she is The Lunch Runner.

“I take the lunch from inside the cafeteria to the cars outside when they come to pick up their lunch,” she said.

Pickup is everyday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at all the schools around the Island. Students can get both their breakfast and lunch during those hours, Ms. Gray added.

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Lunch Ladies Continue to Devour the Competition
Louisa Hufstader
Team Lunch Ladies, a trio of Martha’s Vineyard cooks led by West Tisbury School chef Jenny DeVivo, are heading to the finals in The Great Food Truck Race.
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Lunch Ladies Return on Food Network
Team Lunch Ladies from Martha’s Vineyard will assemble a salad in a moving aerial tram car during tonight’s episode of the Great Food Truck Race.
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Lunch Ladies Lead Food Truck Race
Louisa Hufstader
Team Lunch Ladies, led by West Tisbury School chef Jenny DeVivo, is off to a strong start in the 12th season of The Great Food Truck Race.
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Lunch Ladies Unite for Food Truck Race
Louisa Hufstader
West Tisbury School chef Jenny DeVivo along with her team of Nisa Webster and Eli Carroll participated in The Great Food Truck Race this summer. Their slogan: Think Outside the Lunch Box.
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