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Weekly News Update - September 11, 2017

Weekly News Update - September 11, 2017

TUESDAY, September 12th is Picture Day at MHS.  All students will have their photos taken for their ID cards.  Photo packages will be available for purchase. Jeff Sperling has sent an email with order information to all parents. Order forms will also be available in the main office.

WEDNESDAY, September 13th at 7:00 pm the Medfield High School PTO will hold their first meeting of the year in the library.  All MHS parents are invited to attend!

THURSDAY, September 21st all Medfield Public Schools will be CLOSED.

Mark your calendars for the MHS OPEN HOUSE scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 27th from 6:30 - 8:30 pm.  Watch your email for more details!


Registration for the October 14th PSATs will open on Wednesday, September 6th in the Medfield High School guidance department.  We encourage all members of the class of 2019 to take the PSAT in preparation for future college entrance exams.  Students can register through the guidance office by clicking here:  

Students can drop off payment and pick up a prep booklet in the Medfield High School guidance office beginning on Wednesday, September 6th.  The cost for the PSAT is $27.  Checks can be made out to:  MEDFIELD HIGH SCHOOL.  The deadline to register is Friday, October 6th.

If financial assistance is required please contact the guidance office at 508-359-2482 to request a fee waiver.


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: Saint Anselm College , Brandeis University, Fitchburg State University

Tuesday: New England Institute of Technology, Connecticut College, Merrimack College, University of Dayton

Wednesday:  Lesley University, University of Glasgow

Thursday: Roger Williams University

Friday: Eckerd College, College of the Holy Cross

Parents of the Class of 2018 - Future Planning Coffee

All senior parents are invited to join the guidance counselors for coffee and conversations on Wednesday, September 20th at 7:45 am in Room 125 at the high school.  We will be sharing information about the college admission process and what to expect over the upcoming weeks and months as your sons and daughters begin applying to colleges.  Please bring any questions you may have.  We kindly request that you RSVP here.

Thank you,

MHS Guidance Staff

Class of 2019 Guidance Counselor Assignments by Last Name:

Mrs. Worthley:   A-B (sworthley@emailmedfield.net)

Mrs. Mahoney:  C-F (kathymahoney@email.medfield.net)

Mrs. Lodge:       G-Ma (alodge@email.medfield.net)

Mrs. Padden:     Mc-R (apadden@email.medfield.net)

Mr. Ormberg:     S-Z (eormberg@email.medfield.net)


Welcome back from the Medfield Coalition for Public Education! We are looking forward to another amazing year. Please stop by our booth on Medfield Day, September 16, in front of the Montrose School. We will be doing our annual free book raffle for kids of all ages and also handing out free tote bags.

SAVE THE DATE! Our fun and fierce Trivia Night will once again be held on Friday November 3rdat the Medfield Legion. Sign up information coming soon.

Interested in learning more about MCPE? Please visit our website at www.medfieldcoalition.org. We also encourage you to "like" our page on facebook and follow us on twitter for all grant and event information @MCPE_Medfield. We'll see you on PIN night!


Medfield Music Association

Tuesday, Sept. 12 at the Zullo Gallery, 7:30 to 9 p.m.: A Ukulele welcome, MHS student speakers, music staff remarks, plus refreshments, beer/wine, and the open Zullo deck – it’s all happening at the Zullo Gallery for the MMA Kickoff to launch another successful year in music. Short, inspirational portion will begin about 8 p.m. Come get a sneak preview of what’s ahead, meet staff and parents, and have some fun. MHS students participating: Zoey Pollard on Ukulele, and Gideon Lung, Jane Clifford and Katharine Lapham as guest speakers. If you plan to join us, your sign up will help with preparations: http://conta.cc/2jfmjVa. All are welcome!

MMA & Friends of MHS Theatre Society

Saturday, Sept. 16 at Medfield Day: Friends of MHS Theatre Society and MMA are pairing up for Medfield Day. Be sure to stop by and say hello at this year’s event. You can find the table near the entrance of “Kids Alley”. Both groups will be providing fun and entertainment all day long!


You are invited!

Come to the PTO meeting on Wednesday, September 13th, 7pm for "PTO Presents..."
Meet Dr. David Worthley who will be discussing teen depression and addressing parents' concerns regarding adolescent mental health. Attend the launch of PTOs new conversation series addressing topics of interest and concern to high school parents. There will be a new forum each month open to you and your questions.  RSVP  here and submit questions or future topic suggestions. Program is Wednesday, September 13th at 7pm in the MHS Library. And feel free to stay for the PTO business meeting immediately following at 8pm. All are welcome.

David Worthley, Ed.D. is the Coordinator of Social/Emotional Learning at Medfield High School. He is passionate about his work with the adolescent population, and understands well the importance and value of a solid educational foundation.

Join us for a new PTO Presents... each month. Look for information in the weekly Newsflash and in the monthly PTO email blasts.

Reminder...Get the latest news about Medfield High School by following Principal Robert Parga on Twitter @MedfieldHS.

To submit items to the WEEKLY NEWS UPDATE, please email MJ Ingram at mingram@email.medfield.net by 8:00 AM on Monday mornings.