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New Traffic Pattern at MHS - No Left Turn at MHS Main Entrance Loop

posted by Richard Barden

Due to congestion during morning drop-off and afternoon pick-up, turning left into the MHS main entrance loop will no longer be an option. This change will affect vehicles traveling on Ranger Rd. that enter from Pleasant View St. (by the Timony Grammar School). Vehicles traveling on Ranger Rd. that enter from Jackson St. (by Martin's Flowers) will still be able to enter the main entrance loop (right turn). Our goal is to avoid gridlock in this area and improve the overall flow of traffic on Ranger Rd.

Students may be dropped off or picked up at the following locations:
  • MHS bus loop by the field house
  • MHS main entrance loop (when traveling on Ranger Rd. from Jackson St.)
  • MHS faculty and student parking lot on Ranger Rd.
  • Timony Grammar School lot by the MHS South House
  • Nicholson Stadium lot (students use the path to MHS)
Please remember traffic the first few weeks of school is typically heavy. Each day students should plan to arrive to school before 7:00 a.m. so they are well prepared for the first block which begins at 7:15 a.m. 



First Day of School for Students - Tuesday, August 28, 2018

posted by Richard Barden

We are excited to welcome our students and faculty back to the building next week. Faculty and staff return for opening day meetings on Monday, August 27, 2018, and the official first day for students is Tuesday, August 28, 2018. After a summer full of hard work and preparation, we look forward to kicking off the 2018-2019 school year.

Student Schedules Are Available Through IC - Thursday, August 16, 2018, at 10:30 a.m.

posted Aug 16, 2018, 7:25 AM by Richard Barden   [ updated Aug 16, 2018, 7:52 AM ]

Student schedules for all students, grades 9 through 12, are available through Infinite Campus (IC). If there are questions regarding a student's schedule, our guidance office is open daily from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. and counselors can be contacted directly via email. For support using and navigating IC, students and parents/guardians should review the Infinite Campus guide for parents and students.  For support with username and passwords, please contact the main office at 978-722-6040 or email our main office secretaries, Ellie Sicard ( and Margaret Sweeney ( 

Information Regarding Access to Student Gmail, Infinite Campus (IC), and Student Schedules

posted Aug 13, 2018, 1:50 PM by Richard Barden

Methuen Public Schools Gmail accounts for grade 9 students have been activated. The login process for Gmail is the same as the process students have used in the grammar schools to access Google accounts. The change is that grade 9 students will now be able to access the Mail icon. By selecting the Mail icon students will open their individual Gmail account. Students in grades 10 through 12 have been using Methuen Public Schools Gmail and will continue to have access to their account throughout high school. 

Last year, students and parents/guardians in grades 5 through 12 were provided access to the IC Student Portal and Parent Portal. Passwords have been created by the individual user. If a student or parent/guardian needs to reset his or her password, please contact the main office at 978-722-6040. 

It is essential that students familiarize themselves with the use of Gmail and IC throughout high school in order to access important information. Students will be expected to log in to each account daily. 

We aim to provide all students with the 21st century skills to be successful in high school and beyond. When using email and online platforms, our top priority is the safety of all students. Families are encouraged to review the Methuen Public Schools Internet/Network Acceptable Use Policy and to contact us with questions or concerns.

Student schedules for all grades, 9 through 12, will be available through IC beginning Thursday, August 16, 2018. If there are questions regarding a student's schedule, our guidance office is open daily from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. and counselors can be contacted directly via email.

iPad Distribution Information - 2018-2019

posted Aug 3, 2018, 8:57 AM by Richard Barden   [ updated Aug 3, 2018, 10:44 AM ]

We are excited to announce that all student iPads will be available for pickup before the first day of school. Please see the following schedule for iPad distribution:
  • (Incoming grade 9 only) Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. during our Grade 9 Open House (cafeteria)
  • Friday, August 17, 2018 - 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. (media center)
  • Monday, August 20, 2018 - 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. (media center)
Student iPads can also be picked up the first week of school: 
  • Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. (media center)
  • Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 2:00 p.m until 3:00 p.m. (media center)
Students should enter Methuen High School through the main entrance. If there are questions regarding iPad distribution, please contact the main office at 978-722-6040. 

***Students and families are encouraged to review the Methuen Public Schools Internet/Network Acceptable Use Policy.

Open House for Incoming Grade 9 Students and Families - Thursday, August 16, 2018, at 5:00 p.m.

posted Aug 2, 2018, 12:52 PM by Richard Barden

An open house for incoming grade 9 students and families will be held on Thursday, August 16, 2018, beginning at 5:00 p.m. in the Arthur Nicholson III Auditorium. The evening will begin with a presentation from Methuen High School administration highlighting necessary information for each student’s academic, social, and emotional success. Following the presentation, students will be invited to pick up their iPad in the cafeteria. Students and families are also welcome to walk throughout the building to view the many learning spaces MHS students enjoy on a daily basis. We look forward to welcoming our Methuen High School Class of 2022!

Congratulations, Fourth Term Honor Roll Students!

posted Jul 5, 2018, 10:40 AM by Richard Barden   [ updated Jul 31, 2018, 2:38 PM ]

Please join us in celebrating our hard-working students who have achieved honor roll status in the fourth marking term. We are proud of your outstanding performance and look forward to your continued academic success. Congratulations, and keep up the great work!   

HONOR ROLL (page 40 of the MHS Handbook)
The Honor Roll at Methuen High School is determined by the following point system:
        Highest Honors: 34-35 points
        High Honors: 32-33 points
        Honors: 28-31 points
        A= five (5) points
        B= four (4) points
The Honor Roll calculates all grades equitably and does not calculate by grade point average.
*Students earning D’s and F’s will not be eligible, regardless of point value.

***If a student was inadvertently omitted, please report that to us by clicking here so we can update these lists.

Fourth Term Report Cards Mailed Home - Wednesday, June 27, 2018

posted Jun 27, 2018, 6:00 AM by Richard Barden

Fourth term report cards for all MHS students will be placed in the mail on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Parents are encouraged to use the Infinite Campus Parent Portal to access student information, including grades. Questions about accessing Infinite Campus should be directed to our guidance department. Parents may pick up printed report cards in the main office. To request a copy 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.

Ranger Recognition Award - Term 4 - June 2018

posted Jun 26, 2018, 5:36 AM by Richard Barden

The Ranger Recognition Award acknowledges Methuen High School students who exhibit good citizenship and Ranger PRIDE throughout the marking term. Our faculty endeavors to highlight students who embody the characteristics of a lifelong learner, which are correlated with success beyond high school. Please join us in celebrating the following students:

Last Day of School - Friday, June 22, 2018

posted Jun 21, 2018, 4:17 AM by Richard Barden

Friday, June 22, 2018, is the last day of school and it is a full day. All final exams must be completed and student iPads must be turned in for the summer. 

To each and every student, family, faculty and staff member, thank you for your support of Methuen High School throughout the school year. Please enjoy a save and restful summer and I look forward to working with you again next year.

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