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Weekly News Update - September 25, 2017

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DON’T MISS Medfield High School’s OPEN HOUSE scheduled for this Wednesday, Sept. 27th.  There will be an information session for all grade 9 parents beginning at 6:00 pm in the auditorium.  The open house for all parents begins at 6:45 pm.  It’s a great opportunity to meet your child’s teachers, follow their schedules, find out what they will be learning in their courses this year and much, much more. Watch your email TODAY for more details!

FROM THE GUIDANCE DEPT.

Our GUIDANCE department also sponsors a BLOG with information on various topics written by our counselors that may be of interest to you and your students.  To view the latest entry click HERE.


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: Mount Ida College, Ohio Wesleyan University, Siena College, Texas Christian University
Tuesday: Binghamton University, College of Charleston, Palm Beach Atlantic University, University of Scranton
Wednesday: Boston University, UMass Amherst, Mitchell College, Bridgton Academy
Thursday: Suffolk University
Friday: John Jay College of Criminal Justice of CUNY, Loyola University, Roger Williams University

 
PTO SNACK SHACK Volunteer Opportunity!
Come cheer on the Warriors and help feed the crowd while having fun and supporting the MHS PTO.  Sign up for a shift by clicking on the link below!

Snack Shack Sign-UP  Thank you for your support!

 
2018 MHS NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARS
Medfield High School Principal Robert Parga is proud to announce the following seniors have received this distinction: Jack Barrett, Mark Bissell, Samira Hajj, Megan Hawley, John Kohler, John Lane, Margaret McCarthy, Lucy Nealon, Sophie Riddick, Angela Salisbury, Jack Tomlin, and Margaret Travis.

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2018 NATIONAL MERIT COMMENDED STUDENTS: Pictured Row 1, l. to r.: Guidance Counselor (GC) Amanda Padden, Asst. Principal Heather Mandosa, GC Stephanie Worthley, Margaret Travis, Samira Hajj, Megan Hawley, Angela Salisbury, GC Anne Lodge;

Row 2, l. to r.: John Lane, Sophie Riddick, Lucy Nealon, Margaret McCarthy GC Erik Ormberg, Principal Robert Parga

Row 3, l. to r.: Jack Barrett, Mark Bissell, John Kohler, Jack Tomlin

Mark Bissell and Margaret Travis have also been named 2018 National Merit Semifinalists. Mark and Margaret will have an opportunity to continue on in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth about $32 million. We would like to congratulate all of our National Merit Commended Students and Semifinalists, as well as their parents and their teachers; this is a great honor and we are very proud of their accomplishments!

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2018 NATIONAL MERIT SEMIFINALISTS: Pictured from l. to r.: Asst. Principal Heather Mandosa, Mark Bissell, Margaret Travis, Principal Robert Parga

 
YEARBOOK
Even though the school year just started, the yearbook is already on sale! Go to www.jostensyearbooks.com and type Medfield High School in the far-left search box. Buy​ ​your​ ​copy​ ​by​ ​Friday,​ ​September​ ​29​ ​to​ ​get​ ​the​ ​lowest​ ​price​ ​of​ ​the​ ​year:​ ​$80. SAVE $20 off the regular price of $100, and SAVE an additional $20 in icons if you purchase 1 line of personalization by that deadline.

 
FROM THE HEALTH OFFICE
Ticks are most active in our area during the fall and spring though they are present year round.  Check out important information about tick season from the Medfield Lyme Disease Study Committee (and shared by our school nurses) posted below.

 
LOOKING AHEAD:

ATTENTION JUNIORS!
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:  PSAT REGISTRATION  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.


ANGEL RUN NEWS:  "Oh say can you sing?" The MFi Angel Run is holding a contest to sing the National Anthem at the start of this year's race set for Sunday, December 3rd. Audition videos must be submitted by November 1st for consideration. See full details on the MFi website medfieldfoundation.org and while you are there sign up for the race. Ten week training program kicks off this week. See complete schedule on MFi website. #MFiAngelRun2017


MCPE UPDATE
Thank you, Medfield, for visiting our booth on Medfield Day.  Just another reminder of what an incredible community we have.  We have also received great feedback from parents about the movie we debuted on PIN nights.  So happy to show off so many of the incredible ways we have helped put your dollars to work in our five schools!

SAVE THE DATE! Our fun and fierce Community Trivia Night will, once again, be held on Friday November 3 at the Medfield Legion. Sign-ups begin on 9/25. Get your teams of 4 together now, this is typically a sold-out event!

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.

 
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.