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News Update - October 4, 2021
News Update - October 4, 2021
Medfield High School
Monday, October 04, 2021

MARK YOUR CALENDARS:

  • Q1 Progress Reports will be available via the Aspen portal from Wednesday, October 6th through Friday, October 8th. Please contact aspenhelp@email.medfield.net if you have any issues logging in.

UPCOMING SCHEDULES-

THIS WEEK:

October 4            Day 3  A-Flex-D-F-C

October 5            Day 4  B-A-Flex-G-E

October 6            Day 5  C-B-D-F-G

October 7            Day 6  E-A-Flex-C-F

October 8            Day 7  A-B-D-G-E

LOOKING AHEAD:

October 11          NO SCHOOL - COLUMBUS DAY

October 12          Day 8  B-Flex-D-C-F

October 13          Day 1  C-A-Flex-E-G

October 14          Day 2  E-B-D-G-F

October 15          Day 3  A-Flex-D-F-C

 

Helpful Information for Families:

Check out the Medfield High School FAQs Center for information regarding our new HS Schedule, School Calendars, Bell Schedules, Technology, and more!


FROM THE HEALTH OFFICE

If you watched the nurse's video from the Open House, there is a correction about the flu vaccine. It is NOT mandatory this year. Our apologies for the misinformation - last year's mandate was lifted. Thank you.


FROM THE GUIDANCE OFFICE

ATTENTION SOPHOMORES (CLASS OF 2024)

On October 16th Medfield High School will be offering the PRE-ACT for all sophomores.  This OPTIONAL practice test for the ACT is normed for sophomores and is a great LOW-STAKES introduction into the college admissions testing window.

To register please log in here: https://aptsusa.com/medfield/

The PRE-ACT will be held at MHS on Saturday, October 16th and is approximately three hours in length.  Scores will be released in December.  Please see this flyer for more information.

ATTENTION JUNIORS (CLASS OF 2023)

On October 16th Medfield High School will be offering the PSAT for all juniors.  We encourage all members of the Class of 2023 to take the PSAT in preparation for future college entrance exams. 

To register please log in here: https://aptsusa.com/medfield/

The PSAT will be held at MHS on Saturday, October 16th and is approximately three hours in length.  Scores will be released in December.  Please see this flyer for more information.

If financial assistance is required for either of these tests, please contact the guidance office at 508-359-2482 to request a fee waiver.

 ATTENTION JUNIORS & SENIORS!

The following college representatives will be visiting MHS this week. Please log in to your Naviance account to schedule a visit.  NOTE:  if the session is during FLEX period, Guidance will also schedule you through the MyFlexLearning app. 

Monday, October 4, 2021 - Flex Period

  • Salve Regina University @ Flex A and Flex B - in-person
  • Springfield College @ Flex A - in-person
  • Anna Maria College @ Flex B - in-person

Tuesday, October 5, 2001 - Flex Period

  • Tulane University of Louisiana @ Flex A - virtual -  school cancelled
  • Dickinson College @ Flex A and Flex B - in-person
  • Keene State College @ Flex B - in-person

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 @ 2:15 pm

  • Fisher College - in-person
  • Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences - in-person
  • Salem State University - in-person
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville - in-person

Thursday, October 7, 2021 @ Flex Period

  • Northeastern University @ Flex A - virtual
  • Boston College @ Flex A - in-person (* NOTE: will meet in upper cafeteria)
  • Lasell University @ Flex B - in-person
  • Lehigh University @ Flex B - in-person

Friday, October 8, 2021 @ 2:15pm

  • Loyola University Maryland - virtual
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia - in-person
  • Union College - in-person
  • Western New England University - in-person

FROM THE ATHLETICS OFFICE

Join us for the Winter Sports Meeting:

Monday, November 8th @ 6:15pm in the MHS Gym (or online on Medfield Athletics YouTube Channel)

Sport break-outs in classrooms to follow

Also: Winter 2021-2022 registration is open!

Please visit FamilyID.com to register.

Offerings: Winter 2021-2022 Sport Offerings


FROM MHS THEATRE

The MHS Theatre Society is hard at work preparing to perform A Wrinkle in Time on November 19th & 20th. The play follows the story of a teenage girl named Meg Murry.  In this staged retelling of Madeleine L’Engle’s beloved young adult novel, A Wrinkle in Time, Meg embarks on an extraordinary adventure through time and space. Along with her younger brother Charles Wallace, their friend Calvin, and the guidance of various mysterious celestial beings, Meg attempts to locate her father and, perhaps, to save the world from a force of darkness beyond recognition.


 MHS PTO

The MHS PTO Fall Annual Appeal continues!  We did not run our appeal last year, so we are hoping for a successful campaign this year so we can fund grants that help enrich academic, athletic and extracurricular activities for all MHS Students.  A donation of any amount is greatly appreciated.  

There are two ways to donate:

1. Go to our website https://www.medfieldhspto.com/ and click on the DONATE button.

2. Send in a check made payable to MHS PTO with your student and drop off at the Main Office.  

Thank you in advance for your generous donations! 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

We are still looking for 2-4 volunteers to run the hospitality group that includes organizing luncheons for the teachers and staff throughout the year.  If interested, please reach out to kimprice73@gmail.com.


DIG PINK IN OCTOBER  

MHS girls & boys volleyball teams are going to Dig Pink in October!

The Ellie Fund (www.elliefund.org) is a non-profit in Massachusetts which provides non-medical support and services to breast cancer patients in Mass. 100% of all funds raised go directly to the Ellie Fund.  

You can support these Ellie Fund patients in these ways:

  1. Donate on the Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/donate/294554972088627/4738606006173704/

  2. Attend the girl's volleyball games Wed. Oct 13th versus Hopkinton @ MHS (JV2 starts @ 4:30, JV1 @ 5:30 & varsity girls serve it up @6:30) with all admissions going to Ellie Fund.


FROM MCPE

 

The rumors are true! MCPE has a number of exciting events planned for this year that we hope you will attend. First up, Fall Fest!! We will be back, in person, at the German Club on Friday, November 5th, so save the date. Tickets are on sale now on our website https://www.medfieldcoalition.org/

 


PACK THE PARK!!

3rd Annual John Panciocco Softball Tournament

When: Saturday, October 9th from 8am-4pm

Where: Schilling Fields @ Blake Middle School

Games throughout day

Come cheer on the MHS staff, coaches, student teams!

 

Who will be the JP Tourney Champions?

  • MHS staff / coaches

  • MHS class of 2022, 2023, 2024, 2025

  • MHS Girls Hockey

  • MHS Boys LAX

  • MHS Boys Baseball

Event sponsored by the Medfield High School Alumni Association


FROM MCAP

Interested in becoming involved in the The 84 Movement’s Statewide Leadership Team? Apply now.

The 84 Movement is a youth movement fighting tobacco in Massachusetts. Members educate community leaders, legislators and their peers about tobacco industry tactics and help local strategies to reduce the influence of tobacco. See this FLYER for more information or email mhaas@email.net or call 508-359-7121.


DIGNITY MATTERS

There is a menstrual product fundraiser going on at the high school until October 20th. Menstrual product items are considered a luxury and therefore many shelters do not carry them. Possible donation items include tampons, pads, panti liners and diva cups. Donations can be dropped off in the “Dignity Matters” bin in the main foyer below the front staircase. For any questions, please contact Maddie Curmi at mdcurmi2022@email.medfield.net


BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION

 

Box Tops are still being collected and the money raised will benefit Blake Middle School. If you have any box tops that you cut out, NOT the new scanning type, please have your student drop them off in the box in the main office of the High School. There is also a collection box at Shaws on the window sill at the self check out end.

Any questions? Email lizsandeman@gmail.com  Thank you!



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