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Weekly Message - Friday, April 12, 2019

posted Apr 12, 2019, 4:59 AM by Richard Barden

For updates, events, and announcements, please take a moment to view our MHS Weekly Message.


Para actualizaciones, eventos y anuncios, por favor tómese un tiempo y vea nuestros mensajes semanales de MHS. (Escuela Secundaria de Methuen)

Congratulations, Megan O'Shea, Our Wellness SOAR Award Recipient!

posted Apr 8, 2019, 12:20 PM by Richard Barden   [ updated Apr 8, 2019, 5:06 PM ]

On Monday, April 8, 2019, the Methuen School Committee presented Megan O'Shea with the Wellness SOAR Award. 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, Megan!

2018-2019 SOAR Award Recipients
Angelo Pocoli - English
Kevin Griskevich - Science
Fan Gong - Mathematics
Christopher Wilkinson - Social Studies
Christopher Bull - Career and Technical Education
Lexie Dowgiert - Visual Arts
Nicole Hornedo - Performing Arts
Youssef Chahine - Foreign Language
Megan O'Shea - Wellness

Early Release - Friday, April 12, 2019 - Blocks 2, 3, & 4

posted Apr 8, 2019, 10:08 AM by Richard Barden

Friday, April 12, 2019, is a scheduled early release for professional development. The schedule for the day is as follows: 

7:15 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.                        Block 2
8:20 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.                      Block 3
9:25 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.                     Block 4
10:25 a.m.                                         Dismissal

MHS Final Exam Schedule and Related Information

posted Apr 8, 2019, 7:20 AM by Richard Barden   [ updated Apr 10, 2019, 7:13 AM ]

The final exam schedule below has been designed to prioritize student learning as well as support the faculty with their responsibility to administer and correct final exams and enter term four, final exam, and final course grades into Infinite Campus. All students are encouraged to prepare for final exams by studying, completing review assignments, and attending extra help sessions. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns.

Important Information:
  • Buses will run as regularly scheduled.
  • Lunch will be available each day, except for Wednesday, June 12, 2019.
  • Academic achievement is the priority, as such, students must prepare by studying and completing review assignments.
  • Every course will have an assessment or culminating activity.
  • All students are encouraged to access teachers for additional support by attending extra help sessions.
  • Teachers will be available in their classrooms during each extra help sessions.
  • The cafeteria and media center will be open throughout final exams week.
  • Students are not required to be in the building except during scheduled exams.
  • Once in the building, students may not exit the building and then reenter the building.
  • Students must remain in class for the duration of the scheduled exam.
  • Students are not allowed to take final exams before the scheduled time unless approved by administration.
  • Teachers will make phone calls home for students who do not attend a scheduled exam.
  • Make-up exams will be allowed only in extraordinary circumstances with teacher approval.

Weekly Message - Friday, April 5, 2019

posted Apr 5, 2019, 10:12 AM by Richard Barden

For updates, events, and announcements, please take a moment to view our MHS Weekly Message.


Para actualizaciones, eventos y anuncios, por favor tómese un tiempo y vea nuestros mensajes semanales de MHS. (Escuela Secundaria de Methuen)

Third Term Report Cards Posted in Infinite Campus - Tuesday, April 9, 2019

posted Apr 5, 2019, 5:27 AM by Richard Barden

Third term report cards will be posted for students and parents/guardians in Infinite Campus on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. The report card can be found in the portal by selecting the Reports option from the menu on the left side of the screen (see image below). All families are encouraged to review and discuss the attendance summary and grades displayed on the report card. Please contact your student’s teacher(s), guidance counselor, or associate principal with questions or concerns.

For assistance with your Infinite Campus account, contact our main office at (978) 722-6040.

Special Lecturer: Holocaust Survivor Eva Mozes Kor - Thursday, April 25, 2019

posted Apr 4, 2019, 4:26 AM by Richard Barden   [ updated Apr 4, 2019, 12:59 PM ]

On Thursday, April 25, Methuen High School will host Holocaust survivor, forgiveness advocate, public speaker, and author, Eva Mozes Kor.  In addition to her daytime presentation for Grade 9 students, Ms. Kor will deliver a special lecture for the community on April 25 at 6:00 p.m. in the Arthur Nicholson III Auditorium. This free event is open to the public. Please see our flyer for information on how to reserve your seat.

After being separated from their family members, Ms. Kor and her twin sister were exposed to the twin experimentation of Josef Mengele at Auschwitz. Ms. Kor's story was captured in a BuzzFeed video which has accumulated more than 150 million views. Ms. Kor is a true champion of human rights and is a tireless educator. She is also the Founding Director of the Candles Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Terre Haute, Indiana, the town where she resides.

Thank you to English teacher Jackie Rubino who pursued and organized Ms. Kor's visit to Methuen which was made possible due to the sponsorship of the Tenney Castle Fund.

MHS Day of Silence - Thursday, April 11, 2019

posted Mar 29, 2019, 12:57 PM by Richard Barden

On Thursday, April 11, 2019, a number of MHS students will take part in GLSEN Day of Silence (Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network). Day of Silence is a student-led national event that brings awareness to the silencing effects of anti-LGBTQ name-calling, bullying and harassment in schools. Students from middle school to college take a vow of silence in an effort to encourage schools and classmates to address the problem of anti-LGBTQ behavior by illustrating the silencing effect of bullying and harassment on LGBTQ students and those perceived to be LGBTQ. Participating students are commended for their leadership and dedication to spreading this very important message.

Weekly Message - Friday, March 29, 2019

posted Mar 29, 2019, 11:01 AM by Richard Barden

For updates, events, and announcements, please take a moment to view our MHS Weekly Message.


Para actualizaciones, eventos y anuncios, por favor tómese un tiempo y vea nuestros mensajes semanales de MHS. (Escuela Secundaria de Methuen)

MHS Credit for Life Fair - Friday, April 12, 2019

posted Mar 29, 2019, 9:52 AM by Richard Barden   [ updated Apr 2, 2019, 11:57 AM ]

Methuen High School in partnership with the Merrimack Valley Credit Union presents the second annual MHS Credit for Life Fair on Friday, April 12, 2019. Grade twelve students will participate in the fair, which will run from 8:00 a.m. until 10:25 a.m. in the Klimas Memorial Field House. 

During the fair, students will be exposed to the real life situations of adults in their mid-twenties. To manage decisions based on a monthly fixed income of a chosen career, students will utilize a personalized digital spending plan. As students travel from booth to booth and engage in thoughtful conversation with community volunteers, they will experience the financial challenges that come with paying student loans, handling housing and transportation expenses, and accounting for clothing, food, exercise, and entertainment. While trying to pay down a credit card balance, students will need to determine how much to contribute to retirement and savings accounts. For financial support, students will consult with credit counseling specialists.

We are thrilled to provide our graduates with the impactful learning experience that comes with this simulation of managing a real life budget. Financial literacy is essential to future success. Our goal is for all students to acquire the financial knowledge and skills to make informed decisions throughout their lives. 

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