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Early Release - Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - Happy Thanksgiving

posted Nov 17, 2017, 12:37 PM by Richard Barden   [ updated Nov 17, 2017, 12:40 PM ]

Wednesday, November 22, is a scheduled half day for all MHS students. The schedule for the day is as follows: 

7:15 a.m. - 8:08 a.m.                Block 1
8:13 a.m. - 9:13 a.m.                Block 4 - Youth Risk Behavior Survey
9:18 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.              Schoolwide Pep Rally in the Klimas Memorial Field House
10:25 a.m.                                  Dismissal

I want to wish all students, families, faculty, and staff a relaxing and enjoyable Thanksgiving break. 

Congratulations, Julia McCoy and Samuel Cook, Our English and Mathematics SOAR Award Recipients!

posted Nov 13, 2017, 4:27 PM by Richard Barden   [ updated Nov 13, 2017, 5:31 PM ]

On Monday, November 13, 2017, Julia McCoy and Samuel Cook were respectively presented with the English and Mathematics SOAR Award by the Methuen School Committee. The SOAR Award is given to one student per year in each subject area and serves to recognize remarkable academic success and commendable accomplishments. Congratulations, Julia and Samuel!

2017-2018 SOAR Award Recipients
Samuel DeLap - Science
Julia McCoy - English
Samuel Cook - Mathematics

First Term Report Cards Sent Home with Students - Thursday, November 16, 2017

posted Nov 13, 2017, 1:24 PM by Richard Barden   [ updated Nov 13, 2017, 1:39 PM ]

First term report cards for all MHS students will be distributed during last block on Thursday, November 16, 2017. Students and parents are encouraged to use the Infinite Campus portals to access student information, including grades. Questions about accessing Infinite Campus should be directed to the guidance department. Since the report card can be viewed online, this will be the last time we print report cards for the entire student body. We will continue to have printed report cards available for parents to pick up in the main office. To have a copy available for pickup, call the high school at 978-722-6040. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns regarding your student's grades. We appreciate the support of every family as we partner to ensure each student's academic growth.

Superintendent Scannell's Letter Regarding Winter Weather and School Closure

posted Nov 13, 2017, 8:51 AM by Richard Barden

Please take a moment to view Superintendent Scannell's letter regarding winter weather and the decision to close school, delay the opening, or remain open. As winter storms arrive, the Superintendent considers various factors before making a final decision, which will be communicated no later then 5:00 a.m. The support of every family is appreciated as we partner to ensure a safe and healthy winter season.

Cancellations can be viewed or heard on: 
  • major Boston television and radio stations
  • WCCM
  • the Methuen School Channel (Comcast channel 99 or Verizon channel 31)
  • the Methuen Public Schools Website
The bell schedules for Methuen High School are available on the MHS website under MHS LINKS. The possible daily schedules include our regular daily schedule, half day schedule, and two hour delay schedule.

MCAS Score Reports Sent Home with Students - Wednesday, November 8, 2017

posted Nov 7, 2017, 12:32 PM by Richard Barden   [ updated Nov 7, 2017, 12:49 PM ]

MCAS score reports will be distributed to students during last block on Wednesday, November 8, 2017. We encourage every family to carefully review and discuss the documents. For questions or concerns about MCAS testing and/or graduation requirements, please do not hesitate to contact your student's guidance counselor or associate principal. 

MHS Fine Arts Newsletter - November 2017

posted Nov 7, 2017, 11:51 AM by Richard Barden   [ updated Nov 7, 2017, 11:52 AM ]

We have a lot to be proud of in our Fine Arts Department. Please take a moment to view the November edition of our MHS Fine Arts Newsletter to read about our programs and talented students.

MHS Girls Volleyball Advances to Semifinal Round of the State Tournament

posted Nov 6, 2017, 8:30 AM by Richard Barden

Congratulations to the MHS Girls Volleyball team for their state tournament victory against Marblehead High School on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Good luck to the girls in the semifinals. Go Rangers!

MHS Girls Volleyball: Wednesday, November 8, 2017, versus Central Catholic at Methuen High School beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Municipal Election Day (11/7/17) & Veterans Day Observed (11/10/17) - No School

posted Nov 3, 2017, 12:58 PM by Richard Barden

Tuesday, November 7, 2017, is Municipal Election Day and there will be no school for students. Faculty will be participating in a full day of professional development.

Friday, November 10, 2017, there will be no school in observance of Veterans Day. Please take a moment to acknowledge the many veterans who have served our country. Thank you to the brave men and women who have made sacrifices to protect the freedom we enjoy each day.

***POSTPONED: Methuen Scholarship Foundation Trivia Night Fundraiser

posted Nov 3, 2017, 6:36 AM by Richard Barden   [ updated Nov 9, 2017, 6:31 AM ]

The Methuen Scholarship Foundation Trivia Night originally scheduled for Saturday, November 18, 2017, has been postponed. Information about a future date will be available in the next few months. Please keep this event in mind and thank you for your support of our students. 

Original Post
The Methuen Scholarship Foundation is holding its fifth annual 
Trivia Night at the Massachusetts National Guard Armory on Saturday, November 18, 2017, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person or $200 for a table of ten. Please come out to support this wonderful event and remember all proceeds go to Methuen High School seniors.

Meat Raffle Bingo Night Sponsored by the Ranger Band Parents Association - Friday, November 17, 2017

posted Nov 3, 2017, 6:35 AM by Richard Barden   [ updated Nov 3, 2017, 6:54 AM ]

On Friday, November 17, 2017, the Ranger Band Parents Association is holding its annual Meat Raffle Bingo night at the Gaythorne Hall on Route 28 in Methuen. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. (games begin at 7 p.m.) and all proceeds go to our outstanding Methuen High School Ranger Marching Band. 

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