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Methuen Community Weekend - October 6 - 8, 2017 - Sporting Events, Open House, Road Race, and More!

posted Sep 22, 2017, 5:02 AM by Richard Barden   [ updated Sep 22, 2017, 6:03 AM ]

The Methuen Community Weekend will begin on Friday, October 6, 2017, and continue through Sunday, October 8, 2017. Check out the list of events planned for all to enjoy at Methuen High School. Throughout the weekend we will show off our Ranger P.R.I.D.E. 

Friday, October 6, 2017
3:30 p.m. - Freshman Girls Soccer vs. North Andover @ Tenney Grammar School
3:30 p.m. - Freshman Boys Soccer vs. North Andover @ Tenney Grammar School
3:30 p.m. - Varsity Swimming & Diving vs. Haverhill @ Greater Lawrence Technical School
4:00 p.m. - Freshman Field Hockey vs. Lowell @ MHS Baseball Field

5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. - Dedication of MHS auditorium in honor of Mr. Arthur Nicholson III "Mr. Nick" 

7:00 p.m. - Varsity Football vs. Andover @ Nicholson Stadium (Homecoming Game)

Saturday, October 7, 2017
7:45 a.m. - SAT Administration @ Methuen High School

1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. - Grades 5-8 Open House - Come see what we have to offer!!!

7 p.m. until 10 p.m. - MHS Homecoming Dance (for current MHS students only) - Klimas Memorial Field House

Please view our open house advertisement that was featured in Methuen Life and Loop Weekly. The afternoon will feature student performances, concessions, pumpkin painting, and more. All are welcome! 

Sunday, October 8, 2017
Second Annual Ranger Run 5k Run/Walk/Kids Fun Run

9:30 a.m. - 5k Run - MHS Cross Country Route
9:45 a.m. - 5k Walk - MHS Cross Country Route
10:00 a.m. - Kids Fun Run - MHS Baseball Field/Tennis Courts Area 

Register online or print a registration form. 

***REPOST: Direct From Las Vegas: The Edwards Twins - Friday, September 29, 2017

posted Sep 19, 2017, 7:04 AM by Richard Barden

Come out and support Methuen High School Ranger Band and spend an evening with world famous impersonators, The Edwards Twins, on Friday, September 29, 2017. Click here to view an informational flyer. Tickets start at $30 and can be purchased online. Don't miss out on your chance to see Cher, Andrea Bocelli, Celine Dion, and Barbara Streisand at the Methuen High School Auditorium!

For additional information contact:
Karen Lawlor
Methuen High School Fine Arts Department Secretary
978-722-6040 ext. 2610

MHS Annual Open House - Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

posted Sep 15, 2017, 5:12 AM by Richard Barden   [ updated Sep 15, 2017, 5:47 AM ]

The MHS Annual Open House for families of current MHS students will be held on Thursday, September 28, 2017, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Families will begin the evening by attending their student's block 1 class to view a welcoming message on the classroom TVs. Parents/guardians will then travel throughout the building visiting their student's teachers and learning spaces. Each visit will last for ten minutes. During this time, teachers will mention course expectations, discuss important information for student success, and provide methods for engaging in two-way communication throughout the school year. In preparation for the open house, all parents/guardians are recommended to have a quick conversation with their student about the schedule below.

Open House Schedule for Thursday, September 28, 2017

     6:00 - 6:05  All parents in Block 1 class

     6:05 - 6:15  Principal’s welcoming remarks on classroom TVs

     6:15 - 6:25  Block 1 classroom presentation

     6:25 - 6:30  Passing time

     6:30 - 6:40  Block 2 classroom presentation

     6:40 - 6:45  Passing time

     6:45 - 6:55  Block 3 classroom presentation

     6:55 - 7:00  Passing time

     7:00 - 7:10  Block 4 classroom presentation

     7:10 - 7:15  Passing time

     7:15 - 7:25  Block 5 classroom presentation

     7:25 - 7:30  Passing time

     7:30 - 7:40  Block 6 classroom presentation

     7:40 - 7:45  Passing time

     7:45 - 7:55  Block 7 classroom presentation

School Safety Review with Superintendent Scannell & Lieutenant Aiello - Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at 6:00 p.m.

posted Sep 15, 2017, 4:54 AM by Richard Barden

All Methuen Public Schools parents are invited to a School Safety Review meeting on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, in the Timony Grammar School Auditorium beginning at 6:00 p.m. This very important presentation is for all parents throughout the district. Superintendent Judy Scannell and Methuen Police Department Lieutenant Joseph Aiello will be presenting with a question and answer session to follow. Student safety is our top priority. 

MHS Holds 40th Annual Mathematics Olympiad Competition

posted Sep 14, 2017, 11:37 AM by Richard Barden   [ updated Sep 14, 2017, 11:47 AM ]

40th Annual Mathematics Olympiad Competition

When: Thursday, October 19, 2017, 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. (blocks 1 & 5)

Where: at MHS (room TBD)

  • Click here to view sample questions

  • Open to all grade levels 9-12

  • Top 100 scores in the state move onto the next round

  • Monetary prizes for students scoring in the top 20 of the second round

  • Practice exams will be provided for interested students

If you are interested in competing, please email Mathematics Department Chair Ms. Moore ( or your math teacher no later than September 26, 2017.

Parent Volunteers Needed for Methuen Scholarship Foundation

posted Sep 14, 2017, 11:07 AM by Richard Barden

The Methuen Scholarship Foundation is in need of parent volunteers for the 2017-2018 school year. Volunteers will be asked to assist with one or more of the three annual events: BINGO, trivia night, and the telethon. The foundation also holds meetings once a month, which volunteers are welcome to attend. Please strongly consider joining the organization that has been raising funds for Methuen High School graduates since 1973!

Click on this link to provide your contact information to become a volunteer. 

PSAT Information & Signup for Juniors - Wednesday, September 20, 2017

posted Sep 12, 2017, 8:19 AM by Richard Barden

The PSAT is the best opportunity for students to practice for the SAT. Students in grade eleven are encouraged to sign up for the PSAT on Wednesday, September 20, 2017,  in the cafeteria during all three lunches. The cost is $17 and checks should be made payable to Methuen High School. Students in need of a fee waiver are encouraged to speak to their guidance counselor.  

All grade ten students are automatically registered for the PSAT at no cost. 

On the morning of Wednesday, October 11, 2017, the PSAT will be administered at Methuen High School. 

Take a moment to view a brief video about SAT preparation and sign up for Official SAT Practice from the College Board and Khan Academy at

Methuen High School Marching Band Hosts NESBA Competition - Saturday, September 23, 2017

posted Sep 12, 2017, 6:22 AM by Richard Barden

On Saturday, September 23, 2017, the Methuen High School Marching Band will host a New England Scholastic Band Association (NESBA) competition at Nicholson Stadium beginning at 5 p.m. The event will showcase marching bands from various Massachusetts schools. Come on out and support our outstanding marching band!

Make-up Picture Day - Monday, November 6, 2017

posted Sep 11, 2017, 10:38 AM by Richard Barden   [ updated Sep 11, 2017, 10:39 AM ]

Monday, November 6, 2017, will be make-up picture day for students, faculty, and staff. Geskus will be at MHS taking photos for student IDs and the yearbook.

Picture Day for Students, Faculty, and Staff - Monday, September 11, 2017

posted Sep 1, 2017, 11:03 AM by Richard Barden

Monday, September 11, 2017, will be picture day for all students, faculty, and staff. Geskus will be at MHS in the field house taking photos for student IDs and the yearbook. On Monday morning, students will be call to the field house by grade level and will then return to class.

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