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MHS Class of 2020 Commencement Information

posted Jul 14, 2020, 12:43 PM by Richard Barden   [ updated Jul 14, 2020, 12:44 PM ]

I hope you are safely enjoying the summer with your family and friends. I am excited to share, in the link below, the approved plan for our Class of 2020 Commencement. Although this year’s ceremony will be unlike years past, we look forward to a celebration that brings our graduates and their family members together. Included in the information below is the requirement for guests to pre-register before 5:00 p.m. on Monday, July 20, 2020. Please carefully review the graduation information detailed below. 


Methuen High School Class of 2020 Commencement Information

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Espero que estén disfrutando del verano con su familia y amigos. Estoy emocionado de compartir, en los siguientes enlaces, el plan aprobado para nuestra Clase de 2020. Aunque la ceremonia de este año será diferente a las de años anteriores, esperamos una celebración que reúna a nuestros graduados y a los miembros de sus familias. En la información que sigue se incluye el requisito para que los invitados se pre-inscriban antes de las 5:00 p.m. el lunes 20 de julio de 2020. Por favor, revisen cuidadosamente la información de la graduación que se detalla a continuación. 


Información sobre la Ceremonia de la clase de 2020 de la Escuela Secundaria de Methuen

Weekly Message - Friday, June 19, 2020

posted Jun 19, 2020, 11:25 AM by Richard Barden

First and foremost, I hope that this message finds you, and your family and friends, healthy and safe. For updates, events, and announcements, please take a moment to view our MHS Weekly Message.

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En primer lugar, espero que este mensaje te encuentre a ti, a tu familia y a tus amigos, sanos y salvos. Para actualizaciones, eventos y anuncios, por favor tome un momento para ver nuestro Mensaje Semanal de MHS.

End of the Year Report Cards - Friday, June 19, 2020

posted Jun 12, 2020, 10:46 AM by Richard Barden

End of the year report cards will be posted for students and parents/guardians in Infinite Campus on Friday, June 19, 2020. The report card can be found in the portal by selecting the Documents option from the menu on the left side of the screen (see image below). Please contact your student’s teacher(s), counselor, or associate principal with questions or concerns.

For assistance with your Infinite Campus account, please contact Main Office Secretary Ellen Sicard by email at ensicard@methuen.k12.ma.us or by phone at
(978) 722-6040.

Weekly Message - Friday, June 12, 2020

posted Jun 12, 2020, 9:51 AM by Richard Barden

First and foremost, I hope that this message finds you, and your family and friends, healthy and safe. For updates, events, and announcements, please take a moment to view our MHS Weekly Message.

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En primer lugar, espero que este mensaje te encuentre a ti, a tu familia y a tus amigos, sanos y salvos. Para actualizaciones, eventos y anuncios, por favor tome un momento para ver nuestro Mensaje Semanal de MHS.

Class of 2020 Car Parade - Saturday, June 20, 2020

posted Jun 10, 2020, 8:42 AM by Richard Barden

We are excited to celebrate our Class of 2020 with a car parade beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 20, 2020. The parade will start at Methuen High School and will travel by each of the four grammar schools: Timony Grammar School, Comprehensive Grammar School, Tenney Grammar School, and Marsh Grammar School. Participating MHS seniors are required to register for the parade by completing this Google Form before 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17, 2020.   


Graduates are asked to arrive at the MHS Student Parking Lot by 9:30 a.m. on June 20. One vehicle per graduate will be allowed and students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, who will be expected to operate the vehicle. Only participating seniors and MHS faculty and staff will be allowed to park at MHS. All parties must remain in their vehicles at all times. 


Participants are expected to practice safe and responsible driving. Seat belts must be worn at all times. Families wishing to decorate their vehicles should do so before arriving at the MHS Student Parking Lot. Decorations should not obstruct the driver's view. 


Friends, families, and community members may support our Class of 2020 by viewing the parade along the route. We are excited to have Mayor Neil Perry and members of the Methuen Police Department and Fire Department leading the parade with additional officers and firefighters stationed throughout the route.


For the safety of all involved, any person viewing or participating in the parade should follow social distancing guidelines and wear a mask. Once the parade has passed, onlookers must disperse. Students and families should not congregate after the parade to comply with social distancing guidelines. The event will be held rain or shine. 


Class of 2020 Car Parade Route

  1. Exit the MHS Student Parking Lot. Travel up Ranger Road, passing MHS on your right. 

  2. Turn right onto Pleasant View St. Pass the Timony Grammar School on your right.  

  3. Take a right onto Pleasant St. At the lights, take a left onto Howe St. 

  4. Turn left into the CGS. Loop around the CGS parking lot and head back to Howe St. 

  5. Take a right onto Howe St. At the lights, take a right onto Pleasant St. 

  6. Travel down Pleasant St., passing the Tenney Grammar School on your left. 

  7. Pass Methuen City Hall on your left. Continue on Pleasant St. until you reach Route 28 - Broadway. 

  8. Travel across Route 28 - Broadway onto Hampshire St.

  9. Turn left onto Lowell St., passing the Methuen Fire Department on your left. 

  10. At the lights, take a right onto Pelham St. 

  11. Travel along Pelham St. until you reach the Marsh Grammar School. 

  12. Take a right into the Marsh Grammar School. Loop around the Marsh parking lot and head back to Pelham St. 

  13. This concludes the parade. Vehicles should leave the area. 

Class of 2020 Cap and Gown Distribution & iPad Return

posted Jun 10, 2020, 8:41 AM by Richard Barden

Next week, Tuesday, June 16 through Thursday, June 18, seniors are invited to pick up their caps and gowns, yearbooks, student cumulative folders including health records, honors tassels, individual awards, and certificates. To expedite the distribution process, these items will be placed in individualized brown paper bags. Before receiving their bag, each graduate will be expected to turn in their school-issued iPad and case and return school-issued items (e.g., athletic uniforms, books, calculators). Students must also sign a document acknowledging the receipt of their cumulative folder. 


On Wednesday, June 10, 2020, Associate Principal Kristen Thomas sent an email to seniors asking them to select a time, via SignUpGenius link, to pick up their bag of items. Students are required to wear masks and social distance while inside the building. Students should leave after picking up their bag and should not congregate inside or outside the building.  


For questions regarding this process, please contact Associate Principal Kristen Thomas at knthomas@methuen.k12.ma.us.

Honors and Awards Night - Link to View

posted Jun 5, 2020, 12:27 PM by Richard Barden

On Thursday, June 4, 2020, our annual Honors and Awards Night was broadcast live on Methuen Community Television. Click here to view the event in its entirety. Honors and Awards Night will also be replayed on Comcast channel 22 or Verizon channel 33 on Saturday, June 6, 2020, at 12:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. MCTV can always be streamed at methuentv.org. Check out MCTV often for a variety of programs featuring members of our Class of 2020.

Weekly Message - Friday, June 5, 2020

posted Jun 5, 2020, 11:55 AM by Richard Barden

First and foremost, I hope that this message finds you, and your family and friends, healthy and safe. For updates, events, and announcements, please take a moment to view our MHS Weekly Message.

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En primer lugar, espero que este mensaje te encuentre a ti, a tu familia y a tus amigos, sanos y salvos. Para actualizaciones, eventos y anuncios, por favor tome un momento para ver nuestro Mensaje Semanal de MHS.

Relay For Life of Methuen Hope From Home Event - Sunday, June 7, 2020

posted Jun 1, 2020, 8:07 AM by Richard Barden

Relay For Life of Methuen will be participating in the Massachusetts Hope From Home virtual Relay For Life event on Sunday, June 7, 2020, which is also National Cancer Survivors Day. Hope From Home is a virtual event to celebrate survivors, remember those that we have lost, and fight back against the deadly disease. Local information will be shared on the Relay For Life of Methuen Facebook and Instagram throughout the day on June 7. Regional information can be viewed by visiting the American Cancer Society Hope From Home in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts Facebook page.


  • LUMINARIA: Please visit our Luminaria page to dedicate a luminaria to a loved one lost, someone currently battling, or anyone who’s overcome cancer. Virtual bags will be created to share online during our Hope From Home Luminaria Ceremony on June 7, 2020.

  • SURVIVORS:  Send a photo or video of what brings you joy and/or how many years you have been a survivor! You can upload pictures and/or videos by using this form.



Weekly Message - Friday, May 29, 2020

posted May 29, 2020, 10:34 AM by Richard Barden

First and foremost, I hope that this message finds you, and your family and friends, healthy and safe. For updates, events, and announcements, please take a moment to view our MHS Weekly Message.

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En primer lugar, espero que este mensaje te encuentre a ti, a tu familia y a tus amigos, sanos y salvos. Para actualizaciones, eventos y anuncios, por favor tome un momento para ver nuestro Mensaje Semanal de MHS.

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