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Weekly News Update - April 2, 2018

FROM THE GUIDANCE OFFICE

Junior Parent Coffee - April 5th - The MHS guidance department will be hosting a parent coffee for Juniors parents on Thursday, April 5th at 7:45 am in room 125. A panel of senior parents will be on hand to share their perspective on the college application process. Please join us for coffee and a great discussion!

CAREER SPEAKERS AT MHS - Two career speakers are presenting this week to interested students during 2nd and 3rd readings in the library. Students- check your email to RSVP!

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4/6 ESPN Talent Producer.... more to come!

Term 3 ends this Wednesday, April 4th.  Term 3 report cards will be visible through the Aspen portal by the end of the school day on Wednesday, April 11th.

The Medfield High School PTO will meet on Wednesday, April 4th from 8:00 - 9:30 am in room 125. (Note: this a change from the originally scheduled time of 7:00 pm.) All MHS parents are invited to attend.

Coached by Sue Navalta, a Destination Imagination team that included MHS seniors Brigitte Cronin, Samira Hajj, and Cassie Navalta (and Montrose senior, Kira Dharni) competed in the Massachusetts State DI tournament held March 24, 2018 at WPI.  Brigitte Cronin was one of ten seniors (in the state) to receive a MA Destination Imagination scholarship!  Congratulations to all!

ART ‘N BLOOM CELEBRATES 20th YEAR! 

Recently, 22 MHS students displayed a variety of art works at the Medfield Public Library as part of the highly anticipated annual Art ‘N Bloom event. Art works are paired with floral creations made by members of the Medfield Garden Club. These designs reflect the composition and colors of the art works contributed by our students and make for a unique and lively exhibit signalling the sure arrival of spring in Medfield.  

Congratulations to MHS senior Jack Morrill who was just selected by the Medfield Foundation as this year’s Youth Volunteer of the Year.  Jack will be recognized at a special ceremony on Sunday, April 8th from 3:00-5:00 at the Center at Medfield along with other community members also selected as Volunteer of the Year recipients..

Thanks and congrats to the ANGP Senior Fashion Show parent volunteers for putting together this year’s annual event.  Over $10,000 was raised by the show to support the creation of this year’s All Night Graduation Party.  Great job by our seniors who walked the runway, fashionably modeling the latest in prom attire! This was the 25th year of this highly successful and very popular Medfield tradition.

ZULLO GALLERY STUDENT-FACULTY ART EXHIBIT

For the twenty-third year, the Zullo Gallery, in collaboration with the K-12 Visual Arts faculty of the Medfield Public Schools, is hosting its Annual Student-Faculty Art Exhibit. The Zullo Gallery offers a fantastic opportunity for a deserving student artwork to receive special notice by our community in a professional gallery setting. Approximately 60 artworks are chosen throughout the district and they will be on display alongside faculty work. This year’s exhibit will be held from March 31st  through April 22rd. The opening reception for the exhibit will take place on Thursday, April 12th from 5:30-7:00 pm at the Zullo.

The Zullo Gallery is open every Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon until 5:00 pm as well. Over the course of the exhibit, the Zullo Gallery is typically visited by hundreds of viewers, enjoying the display of our wonderful student artwork.

LOOKING AHEAD:

Tuesday, April 10th is a Teacher Professional Day  and a NO SCHOOL day for students.

On Wednesday, April 11th beginning at 7:00 pm, the music department will present an ALL CHORUS EXTRAVAGANZA featuring talented vocalists from grades 4 - 12.   The concert will take place in the Blake Middle School gym

Don’t make dinner on Tuesday, April 10th!  Buy it that night at the Italian Groceria between 5:00 and 8:00 pm.  A portion of all sales during that time will help support the Girls JV and Varsity SOFTBALL programs at Medfield High School.

Attention all past students of Dale St. School’s Mrs. Kathy Curran​: Mrs. Curran is retiring!  After many years of teaching, the one-and-only Kathy Curran is retiring. Would you like to be part of her farewell? There is a digital book that is being created for her gift, so please consider sending along a “Thank You!” Options could include a picture, note, letter, movie, or anything else you have in mind! Your thank you can be sent to Dale Street School by mail (addressed to Mrs. Barrett) or by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by May 1st.  *Please mark your calendars for Tuesday, May 15th (3:15-4:15 pm) at the Dale Street Cafe to surprise Mrs. Curran and to say goodbye in person! Hope you’ll be part of this farewell!

MCPE UPDATE - The MCPE is currently accepting nominations for the Robert C. Maguire "Global Perspectives in Education" Award.  This award is given annually to a staff member who inspires students to look beyond the town of Medfield and expand their horizons.  Learning about the global community could include efforts in world history, politics, science, technology, literature, mathematics, economics, sociology, anthropology and more.  If your child has been enriched by such a teacher, please visit our website www.medfieldcoalition.org to complete the nomination form. Deadline for submissions is April 27th.

Medfield High School collaborates with Cambridge Network (formerly gphomestay) to bring international students to our school for the upcoming school year (2018-2019). They are looking for families in the Medfield, MA area that are interested in the rewarding experience of hosting!  To find out more, check out their promotional flyers (flyer 1 and flyer 2), host family FAQs info, MHS hosting info., host family referral program, and how to contact the Cambridge Network.

REGISTER NOW 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. 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, and EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS APRIL 5th! Only 50 free t-shirts left! To register or for additional information, go to newlifefb.org.

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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.