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News Update - May 9, 2022
News Update - May 9, 2022
Medfield High School
Monday, May 09, 2022

NOTABLE DATES:
May 2-13: AP Exams
May 10: MHS PTO Meeting
May 11: MHS Site Council
May 12: Empty Bowls Dinner
May 13: MHS Prom @ Gillette Stadium
May 17-18: YOG 2024 Math MCAS

UPCOMING SCHEDULES-

THIS WEEK:

May 9             Day 8   B-Flex-D-C-F
May 10          Day 1   C-A-Flex-E-G
May 11            Day 2   E-B-D-G-F
May 12           Day 3   A-Flex-D-F-C
May 13           Early Dismissal: Periods A-G

LOOKING AHEAD:

May 16           Day 4   B-A-Flex-G-E
May 17            Day 5   C-B-D-F-G
May 18           Day 6   E-A-Flex-C-F
May 19           Day 7   A-B-D-G-E
May 20          Day 8   B-Flex-D-C-F


FROM THE GUIDANCE OFFICE

The Office of Congressman Jake Auchincloss will be hosting a Virtual U.S. Service Academy Orientation on Tuesday, May 24 from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Staff from our office will be joined by representatives from the five U.S. Service Academies to discuss the Congressional nomination process and the programs offered by each Academy. The event is open to students currently in grades 9-11 who reside in the Massachusetts 4th Congressional district, families, and school officials. To RSVP to the event, please click HERE or the link in the attached flyer. Our office is sharing this information with superintendents, principals/heads of schools, guidance counselors, Veterans Service Officers, and city/town officials across our district. If you know of any students interested in attending a U.S. service Academy, please share this information with them.

Attendees:

  • The Office of Congressman Jake Auchincloss (MA-04)
  • U.S. Military Academy at West Point
  • U.S. Naval Academy
  • U.S. Coast Guard Academy
  • U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
  • U.S. Air Force Academy

FROM THE WRITING CENTER

How To Write A Persuasive Argumentative Essay - Writing File Clipart  (#3785681) - PinClipartThe Writing Center is here to help with ALL your writing! 
Over the past couple of months, students made Writing Center appointments for help with a wide variety of writing including: 

  • English essays for all grades
  • other subject essays/writing assignments
  • applications for internships
  • letters for jobs
  • letters of continued college interest after being wait listed
  • resumes
  • other essays for summer programs
  • entrance essays
  • and more!

Coming to the Writing Center during Flex periods always helps, and never hurts to try!
Just schedule your appointment through My Flex. 

If you're having a hard time with some writing, finding it difficult to start, or want to review a whole piece, the Writing Center can help. 

Questions about the Writing Center? Stop by Room 224 or email 
bwren-burgess@email.medfield.net


Time and yearbook copies are running out! There are only 50 or so left, and once they sell out that's it. If you haven't ordered one yet, please click on this link: BUY A YEARBOOK. Thanks in advance for your support!


FROM THE MMA

The MMA is excited to announce that the MHS Music Banquet will be on Thursday, May 26, 2022 from 7-9pm in the MHS Cafeteria. All MHS music students and their parents/guardians are welcome to attend. Please see the attached flyer.

Tickets are on sale now at this link: https://bit.ly/MHSMusicBanquet

The deadline to purchase tickets is May 16th. No tickets will be available at the door. 

If you have any special circumstances, would like financial aid, want to donate/volunteer, or have questions, please contact the MMA board music banquet coordinators: Marcia Robitaille at senator747@cs.com or Sarah Remington at remington124@verizon.net.

We look forward to having you join us for dinner and fun as we celebrate all high school music students, ensemble directors, and honor the Class of 2022! 


FROM THE MEDFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARYMedfield Public Library: Enter, Engage, Enjoy

Selective College Admissions & Finding Your Fit: Tuesday, May 17th @ 7pm (In person!)
The pandemic has added a layer of uncertainty to everything, and college admission is no exception. Come join Christina Hamilton, Founder of Intuitive Education Partners, for a discussion on selective college admissions, and how to stand out in the process. Christina will discuss trends in higher education, building your college list, timelines for the college application process, and tips and tricks for best representing yourself to selective institutions. This session will cover demonstrated interest, interviews, essays, Early Decision, Early Action, and more!  REGISTER HERE

Teen Advisory Board: Wednesday, May 18th @ 5pm 
What does our Teen Advisory Board do? Plan events, eat snacks, help the library, earn volunteer hours, gain experience for college and job applications, and did we mention eat snacks?! OUR HAUNTED HOUSE PLANNING IS HAPPENING NOW!
Open to Grades 5 & up. You do NOT have to register to be on the Board, just show up!

String Club: Saturdays, 2:30-4:30pm
Beginners welcome!  Drop in on Saturdays, any time between 2:30-4:30, and knit, embroider, or crochet with others.  Bring your own project or start one with us!
Ages 10 and up; materials provided.

LGBTQIA+ YOUTH SUMMER SERIES: COMING SOON!
Whether you identify somewhere on the rainbow, as an ally, or not quite sure, ALL teens are welcome to join us for a wide variety of virtual and in-person programs and events hosted by libraries and organizations across the state. Programs start in June!

Bookmark this page for updates


 FROM THE PTO

 

Medfield Community-

This year's ANGP takes place on Sunday night, June 5th at 9:00 p.m. and goes until Monday morning, June 6th at 5:00 a.m.

It takes a village to make this night a success. We need almost 200 volunteers throughout the course of the night. As you know, family members of the Medfield Class of 2022 students cannot volunteer.  That is why we are reaching out to the entire Medfield community to help.  It is a fun experience you won’t want to miss.

Please sign up for shifts below. We will send you an email one week prior to the ANGP with all the details that you will need.

Please post or pass this sign-up along to friends. 

ANGP Chaperone & Volunteer Sign-Up Genius

Thank you,
Kim Price & Janie Boylan
ANGP Co-Chairs
angpmedfield@gmail.com

 


MEDFIELD BOYS VOLLEYBALL

The MHS Boys Volleyball team is hosting a charity game to raise funds for humanitarian aid to the people affected by the ongoing events in the Ukraine. 
Monday, May 9th (JV @ 5pm and Varsity @ 6pm versus Norwood HS)  *New Location!  BLAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL

$5 suggested entry fee for the 6pm Varsity Game, but all donations welcome!
Proceeds collected from the game will benefit Razom for Ukraine.  A Facebook page has also been created for donations HERE.

Please come cheer, donate and support the team!   

Questions?  Contact co-captains, Tyler Shu (tjshu2022@email.medfield.net) and Caleb Garverich (csgarverich2023@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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COMMUNITY NOTICES

Please visit our district website for community notices and announcements.
https://www.medfield.net/o/medfield-public-schools/browse/103792

To submit items to the MHS WEEKLY NEWS UPDATE, please email Maura Fitzgerald at mfitzgerald@email.medfield.net by 8:00 AM on Monday mornings. If you would like to submit photos or flyers, please convert to .jpg files.