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Weekly News Update - March 12, 2018


Months in the making...the MHS Theatre Society this past Friday, Saturday and Sunday,  thrilled audiences with their presentation of the musical, PIPPIN. It takes many hands, much hard work and talent to make productions such as this a success...a round of applause to all involved and a special nod to MHS Theatre Director, Andrea McCoy and musical director and pit band conductor, Ann Marie Tremblay!

This past weekend, several members of the MHS Student Council attended the annual Massachusetts Association of Student Councils conference in Hyannis.  Congrats to MHS StuCo for once again winning the Gold Council Award for Excellence! WAY TO GO WARRIORS!

Robert Parga is proud to announce that two MHS seniors have now advanced to finalist standing in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship competition. Kate Travis and Mark Bissell are now under consideration for National Merit Scholarships. Best of luck to Kate and Mark!

The 2017-2018 MHS WINTER ATHLETICS season has come to a close!  Congratulations to all athletes for their dedication, winning spirit and most especially for their expression of good sportsmanship.  A tip of the hat to these students and their coaches for sharing with us a very exciting season of athletic competition. GO WARRIORS!



The Band-o-rama concert featuring musicians from grades 4-12 is scheduled for Tuesday, March 13 at 7:00 pm in the Blake MS gym.  The following night, on Wednesday, March 14 at 7:00 pm, the annual String Fling with orchestral members from grades 4 - 12 will perform in the Blake MS gym. The concerts are free and open to all


Be sure to purchase the 2018 yearbook soon, as only a certain number of copies will be printed. The current and final price is $100. It is worth it, though, as it is 220+ pages of full color, good times, and fun memories! Just click on the following link to order: http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A01095588.


Next Tuesday, March 20, Boys Spring Track will be hosting a fundraiser at Italian Groceria.  Please take a break from cooking and support the team! From 5:00-8:00 pm, a portion of all proceeds will be donated to support the program. Thank you!


Here are several ways in which you can support ANGP’s efforts as we prepare for this June’s celebration. We simply could not produce this inclusive and safe celebration each year without the support of the entire MHS community.  

Senior Fashion Show This Saturday - We are thrilled with the response from our Seniors for Saturday’s show. Student models will be gearing up all week for a fun and memorable night as they take to the stage to help raise money for this year’s party.  Tickets can be purchased online at www.medfieldhsfashionshow.weebly.com  and will also be available at the door.

Roche Brothers/Brothers Fundraiser - If you are a frequent shopper at Brothers Marketplace and Roche Brothers, this fundraiser is a great way to support ANGP and it poses no extra cost to you.  RB will donate 5% of sales to ANGP. There are two ways to participate: you can pre-order gift cards from Diane Smith or you can shop at Roche Brothers in Millis on Friday, March 30th, between 10am -1pm.  Email Diane with your gift card order (click HERE) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Decorating Workshops Start this Week:  We would love to see you at our Wednesday Night Workshops, scheduled each week at 6:30 pm in the cafeteria through the end of May.  Please drop by anytime and help bring this year’s secret theme to life. Stay for the whole session or give us an hour. Any of amount of time is a big help!

Thank you!  


The MHS Site Council will meet Monday, March 19th at 3:15 pm in the main office conference room.

FROM THE MHS GUIDANCE OFFICE...SAVE THE DATE!  THURSDAY, MARCH 22nd at 6:30 pm, MHS AUDITORIUM  - SOPHOMORE PARENTS are invited to come hear from our counseling department about career development, future planning and student wellness.

Ever thought about joining the MCPE board? Now's the time! 

If you are interested in possibly becoming a member of the MCPE Board, we would love to hear from you. We're looking for candidates who can commit to a 3 year term, attend Board meetings once a month during the school year and have an active interest in enriching our kids' education in the Medfield Public Schools.

We are especially looking for dedicated individuals who may have experience in publicity (print, social media and otherwise), website maintenance/design, graphics, fundraising events and corporate sponsorship. We try to have board members with children across the five schools and could use more representation from Blake and MHS. Visit our website for more details and to submit your interest. Thanks! https://www.medfieldcoalition.org/volunteer-application-form



On Thursday, March 29th, Medfield will be offering the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery).  Students can register here: ASVAB

The test, open to all CURRENT JUNIORS & SENIORS is approximately 3 hours in length.  Students are reminded that they are responsible to approach teachers in order to make up all missing assignments.  Students will check-in to the MHS Guidance office the morning of the exam.  The ASVAB is an interest inventory that allows students to explore potential career options.  The ASVAB is designed to help students learn more about themselves and the world of work, to identify and explore potentially satisfying occupations, and develop an effective strategy to realize potential career goals.  There is no fee to take the test. If you have any questions about registration please contact the guidance office.

Registration is Open for New Life's 5K Fundraising Run/Walk

New Life Furniture Bank is excited to announce its 1st Annual New Life 5K Trail Run. This fundraising event will be held at 9:00 am on Saturday, May 5th at the scenic Medfield State Hospital grounds in Medfield, MA. The New Life 5K Trail Run is open to the public, and all ages are encouraged to run, jog or walk in what promises to be an annual family event not to be missed! Registration is open now! The first 200 registrants will receive a free t-shirt. To register or for additional information, go to www.newlifefb.org/5ktrailrun.

The Massachusetts Miss Amazing event is fast-approaching and will be held on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Medfield High School! MA Miss Amazing is the state chapter of Miss Amazing, Inc., a national nonprofit, whose mission is to build self-esteem and improve social and communication skills for girls and women with disabilities.  To find out more about this event or to make a secure online donation, go to www.ma.missamazing.org.

DID YOU KNOW that you can now follow us on FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM (@medfieldhs) and on TWITTER (@MedfieldHS)?  You can also SUBSCRIBE to the PRINCIPAL’S BLOG for more in-depth news about what’s happening at MHS?  Check out the latest entry in Principal Robert Parga’s blog by clicking HERE.  To get email notifications of new postings, click on the pop up window in the lower right corner of the blog that says “FOLLOW” and subscribe.  

To submit items to the WEEKLY NEWS UPDATE, please email MJ Ingram at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 8:00 AM on Monday mornings.