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A Full Slate in December & A Reminder About the School Schedule in January

posted Dec 5, 2014, 5:55 AM by Chuck Caragianes

Good afternoon, everyone—

Needless to say it is a busy time of year and the same is true here at Maynard High School with our annual WAVM Telethon, Winter Concert, Guidance events and SEPAC Winter Social all on tap.  Also, please read the special note at the end regarding Mid-term exams and early release days coming in mid-January.   Here is what is coming up in the near future at MHS--

Beacon Santa Telethon

The WAVM Telethon will be held at Maynard High School on December 12 to 15, and once again the students are in need of donated items for their on-air auction. Donations of toys, games, furniture, electronics, books, household items, holiday decorations as well as tickets to a show, concert or a sporting event, gift certificates or a provided service are all most welcome. Gift baskets donated by your family, neighborhood or club are also a great way to help the auction.

Items are being collected at Maynard High School during school hours and throughout the weekend of the telethon. The WAVM students will also be happy to pick up your donation at your home. Please call the station at 978-897-5213 for assistance.

All donations are gratefully accepted but regret that we can only accept new items.

Winter Concert

Please join us for a fun filled evening of music featuring both vocal and instrumental performances.  The concert is scheduled for Wednesday December 17th from 7:00 to 9:00pm.

SEPAC Winter Social

 The Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) invites one and all to a Winter Social on Monday, December 8, 2014 from 6:30pm - 8pm in the Green Meadow Cafeteria.  Come join in the fun!

From Guidance:  Financial Aid Night & Return Day

Next Wednesday December 10th  is Financial aid night at MHS starting at 6:00pm.  A representative from MEFA will be presenting and this is sure to be an informative session for everyone considering the financial ramifications of a college education.

Also, on Tuesday December 23rd some of our recent MHS graduates will be volunteering their time for our annual Return Day starting at 9:15am.  Juniors and seniors will be invited to meet with our alumni to discuss the real world challenges of post secondary life at college, at work, and out in the world.

A Special Note on Mid-Term Exams January 2015

The week of January 19th-23rd 2015 is an unusual one in terms of scheduling and I want you to be aware of what this entails well in advance.

Monday January 19th school is closed in celebration of Martin Luther King Day.

Tuesday January 20th is a full school day.

Wednesday, Thursday & Friday are early release days for all grades 8-12.  Dismissal will be at 10:55am.

High School Students (grades 9-12) will be taking comprehensive Mid-Year Exams on these dates.

8th grade students Will be having classes during the early release days which may include class work, quizzes and tests as regularly scheduled, but not comprehensive year to date exams.

On Monday January 26th the 3rd marking quarter will begin.  This will be day 1 for 2nd Semester for those classes that are semester long in duration.

That’s the news for now.

Thank you for reading and take care—

Chuck Caragianes

Principal of Maynard High School