MARK YOUR CALENDARS:
November 17 - MHS Site Council
November 19-20 - Theatre Society Performances
November 29 - Winter Athletics Begin
November 15 Day 6 E-A-Flex-C-F
November 16 HALF DAY FOR STUDENTS - Teacher PD
November 17 Day 7 A-B-D-G-E
November 18 Day 8 B-Flex-D-C-F
November 19 Day 1/A C-A-Flex-E-G
November 22 Day 2 E-B-D-G-F
November 23 Day 3 A-Flex-D-F-C
November 24 Early Release - 11:10am dismissal
November 25 NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving Recess
November 26 NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving Recess
November 29 Classes Resume for Day 4 B-A-Flex-G-E
Q1 REPORT CARDS Will be published to the Aspen Portal after 2pm on Thursday, November 18th. If you have trouble logging in to your account, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org to have your password reset.
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!
PLEASE SEND YOUR STUDENT TO SCHOOL WITH A MASK. We are finding that many students are arriving at school each day without a mask and our supply is running very low.
FROM THE GUIDANCE OFFICE
If you are interested in applying to colleges outside the U.S. check out this virtual college fair to learn about 70 universities from around the world.
November 16 & 17, 7-9 p.m. EST
For more information or to pre-register, please visit:
PARENTS AND GUARDIANS OF THE CLASS OF 2023
You are invited to join the guidance counselors (in person!) on Thursday, December 2nd from 6:30 - 8:30 pm for our Junior Parent Future Planning Night. We will share information with parents/guardians about college admission timelines and factors, utilizing Naviance in the college search, the Common Application, standardized testing, and mental health resources at the college level. We hope you can join us and we can't wait to see you in person.
ATTENTION JUNIORS & SENIORS!
The following 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, November 15, 2021 @ Flex
Rivier University @ Flex A - in-person
Florida Institute of Technology @ Flex B - in-person
Medfield High School’s Academic Success Center is open! The Center is a resource available to all students on a drop-in or referral basis. The Center is located in Room 100 and is available to students during their Flex period on Days 3 and 8.
The Academic Success Center helps students improve academic strategies and executive functioning skills across all content areas. Assistance may include time management strategies, study skills, prioritizing assignments, and organizing materials.
If you have a specific individual in mind who would benefit from this support, please refer that student to Linda via email. If you have any questions or suggestions please contact Linda at email@example.com.
FROM THE MUSIC DEPARTMENT
Congratulations to Neva Fuller, Nimai Kini, and Paul Narkewich for being selected to the 2021 All-National Honor Choral Ensemble! After being selected to the All-State Festival, these students auditioned and were selected to this All-National Ensemble. A virtual 2021 All-National Honor Ensembles program will take place on Saturday, January 22 – Monday, January 24, 2022. Good luck to these talented students!
FROM MHS THEATRE
It’s HERE! The MHS Theatre Society will 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.
Performance times - Nov. 19th and 20th at 7:00 pm. Purchase your tickets here: https://www.ticketsource.us/medfield-high-school-theatre-society
EAT TO SUPPORT MHS PTO!
On Thursday, November 18th (Patriots Game Day) from 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Papa Gino's at 10 C North Meadows Road is donating back 20% of sales from Takeout, Delivery & Pick up orders to MHS PTO! RSVP & all details HERE: https://grouprai.se/f202982
MHS PTO supports Scholarships, School Grants and HS events.
We hope you can join us in eating out for a good cause! THANK YOU!
FROM THE ANGP
ATTENTION ALL SENIOR PARENTS!
The time is approaching for the All Night Grad Party Committee to start planning the Senior Celebration of the Year!! We are really hoping the party can return back to its original all nighter inside the High School, but we need to understand the COVID rules and regulations nearer the time. HOWEVER like the previous two years, there will definitely be a celebration of sorts and we can’t do it without the generous support from all the community, especially the Senior Parents. The average cost of the party per student is over $100. In order for EVERY senior to be included, we make the event ticketless and rely solely on donations and fundraising initiatives.
Please consider making a donation for your Senior to experience what has been described as the best experience of their Senior Year. As a thank you for your donation - your senior will receive a Class of 2022 Car Magnet. THANK YOU and here’s to a fantastic Senior Year for our kids!!!
Please donate at www.medfieldangp.com
Join MCPE for a virtual wreath making class just in time for winter.
MCPE has partnered with Pistil Floral Design, a local business owned and operated by Medfield mom Allyson Hart, to bring this private fundraising workshop to your home just in time for winter! Visit www.medfieldcoalition.org for details and to sign up for this exclusive virtual class. Tickets are $65 and we are limited to 100 tickets - so sign up now! This event will take place on Tuesday, December 7th at 8:00 PM.
NEWS FROM THE CULTURAL ALLIANCE OF MEDFIELD (CAM)
FROM THE MEDFIELD FIRE DEPARTMENT
FIRE CADET PROGRAM - STARTING JANUARY 2022
ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BECOMING A FIREFIGHTER?
The Medfield Fire department is offering all high school students the chance to participate in the Fire Cadet Program. This program is designed for students who would like to learn more about an exciting career in firefighting and emergency medical services. If you are 16 years or older you are eligible to participate in this exciting program. Here are some of the things you could learn:
• Firefighter Safety
• Personal Protective Equipment
• 911 and Emergency Communications
• First Responder, EMS
• Fire Department Organization and Structure
• Hazardous Material Awareness
• Search and Rescue
• Strategy and Tactics of firefighting
• Fire Streams, Hose and Hydrants
• Fire Extinguisher Use and Selection
• Vehicle Extrication
• Public Education and Code Enforcement
For more information, please contact the Fire Chief @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
FROM THE MMA
The Medfield Music Association Annual Wreath Sale is ongoing, but almost done! We have 15 wreaths left and some amaryllis bulbs. Thank you for your support of the Medfield Music program. Proceeds from these sales help the MMA support the Music Departments’ needs across all five schools. Orders can be placed online at: https://www.medfieldmusicassociation.com/shop
Wreaths and kits will be delivered to your home on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, November 27, 2021. See this FLYER for more details.
FROM THE FRIENDS OF MHS HOCKEY
Are you looking for a fun adult night out at a Medfield event? Join us for Casino Night on November 20th at 7 PM at the German-American Club on Rt 109! We have game tables, DJ entertainment, raffles, food, drink, etc! For more information go to warriorhockeyonline.com or Venmo $50 for your ticket now to @FriendMedWarriorHockey!
This event is being sponsored by the Friends of Medfield Boys Hockey and Friends of Medfield Girls Varsity Hockey. Grab your friends, family and neighbors for a great time!!!
This event is not sponsored or endorsed by the Medfield Public Schools.
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 email@example.com Thank you!
Please visit our district website for community notices and announcements.
To submit items to the MHS WEEKLY NEWS UPDATE, please email Maura Fitzgerald at firstname.lastname@example.org by 8:00 AM on Monday mornings. If you would like to submit photos or flyers, please convert to .jpg files (if possible).