SCHOOL PICTURE RE-TAKES are scheduled for Tuesday, October 17th. Students interested in having their photos retaken can sign up in the main office. Photos will be taken during the reading periods on Tuesday. Students must return the original photo package at the time the photo is retaken. Students who were absent on the photo day in September must have a photo taken on Tuesday for the school ID cards. Photo packages would be available to any of these students upon request.
DATE CHANGE: The MHS Site Council meeting originally scheduled for MONDAY, October 16th has been changed to MONDAY, November 13th at 3:15 pm in the main office conference room.
ATTENTION JUNIORS & SENIORS!
The following college representatives will be visiting MHS during 2nd and 3rd lunch this week in the Guidance office. Please log in to your Naviance account to schedule a visit.
Monday: Western New England University, University of Michigan Stamps School, The Ohio State University, Southern New Hampshire University
Tuesday: Skidmore College
Wednesday: Springfield College, Muhlenberg College, Becker College
Thursday: Assumption College, Babson College, Castleton University
Friday: High Point University, Pomona College, University of Massachusetts Boston, Trinity College Dublin
MHS THEATRE SOCIETY PROGRAM NOTES
The Medfield High School Theatre Society will be holding auditions for Medfield After Dark, a SNL inspired comedy show comprised of pieces written and directed by its senior members. Auditions will be held on Tuesday, October 17th from 2:30-4:30pm. Please see our website for all other pertinent information: https://medfielddrama.weebly.com/latest-audition-information.html
The MHS Theatre Society will be presenting its fall production of THE SNOW QUEEN on October 27 at 7:00pm and October 28 at 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm! This family-friendly show is full of exciting opportunities for audience participation! BUY YOUR TICKETS now at
Support the MHS Girls Varsity Field Hockey team by purchasing your dinner at the Italian Groceria on TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24th from 5:00-8:00 pm. Italian Groceria will donate a percentage of sales during that time to help support the team.
Please read the FAQs attachment for specific information regarding the 2018 yearbook, but keep in mind the following deadlines and links...
·Order your copy of the 2018 yearbook for a low price of $85 (until the end of October): http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A01095588.
·Submit senior portraits by Monday, October 30: https://images.jostens.com/408903659.
·Purchase and design recognition ads (AKA baby ads) for graduating seniors by Friday, December 22: http://jostensadservice.com/?REF=A01095588.
ALL NIGHT GRADUATION PARTY 2018
GRADUATION is Sunday, June 3, and ANGP is kicking off its planning activities on Tuesday, October 24, at 7:00pm in MHS cafeteria. Please come and learn how you can help bring to life another fun, inclusive and substance free party for all of our graduates. Parents from every grade are welcome and needed. Questions email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ATTENTION SENIOR PARENTS! Remember to make your ANGP contribution by October 31 to receive the Class of 2018 Warriors Car Magnet. Checks, made out to MHS/All Night Graduation Party, can be sent to PO Box 38, Medfield, dropped off at MHS main office or you can donate online at medfieldhspto.org/All-Night-Grad-Party.html. Thank you!
MEDFIELD MUSIC ASSOCIATION NEWS
Buy a wreath...help a music student!
The annual Medfield Music Association Wreath Sale has kicked off and purchases will help offset costs associated with this year’s music trip. (See flyer posted below.) Wreaths are $20 each and can be purchased from music students or directly from the MMA by using the form in the on the MMA website at www.medfieldmusicassociation.com. Deadline to order is Thursday, November 9th; wreaths will be delivered the Saturday after Thanksgiving (Nov. 25th).
FROM THE GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT
Dear Parents of the Class of 2021:
You are invited to join the MHS Guidance staff onThursday, October 26th at 7:45 am in room 125 for our annual Freshmen Parent Coffee. Topics of discussion include:
The role of the guidance counselor
Grade Point Average
Standardized Testing Map
We hope to see you there! PLEASE RSVP HERE
Thank you, MHS Guidance Staff
ANGEL RUN UPDATE
Have you signed up for the MFi 5k Angel Run yet? Two weeks left for early bird pricing and guaranteed t-shirt. This is week 4 on the training plan. Jump in! Your assignment: 4 cycles of 5 minutes running followed by 2.5 minutes walking (30 minutes). Grab a friend and get ready. Go to MedfieldFoundation.org to register.
MEDFIELD COALITION FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION
The MCPE is turning 30! This week marks the kick-off of our 30th year fundraising campaign. Everyone received a donation request letter in your mail box earlier this week. We kindly ask for your generosity so we can continue funding innovation in our schools. We want to turn every mailbox in town blue over the next 30 days as we reach our goal of $75,000! Please show your support and we thank you. Keep in mind for companies that match gifts to education (like Fidelity, etc), the MCPE is a 501(c)3 charitable organization and qualifies for many of these match programs. Go Big Blue!
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