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Final Exams Week is Here!

posted Jun 15, 2018, 10:33 AM by Chuck Caragianes

Good afternoon,

Our graduation ceremonies went off beautifully last Friday night and more than 90 of our former students have officially joined the ranks of our Maynard High School Alumni.  Congratulations to all and may they each enjoy enormous success in the future.

Meanwhile, our underclassmen in grades 9, 10 & 11 are in the true home stretch of the 2018-2019 school year.  They have had an excellent day with an awards ceremony this morning and are taking their first exams to end the year this afternoon.

There are just 4 school days left this academic year.  As has been the case for many years, there will be early dismissals at 10:55am during final exam and assessment week from Monday June 18th through the last day of school on Thursday June 21st.  This is a critical week ahead. Though the academic year is nearly 98% complete, it is important that your student continues to get to school on time, buckle down and study hard each day, and do everything possible to end the academic year well.  This will result in enhanced grades, a sense of real accomplishment, set them up to start next year on the right foot, and give them the feeling of having earned their summer break.

Summer reading is posted on the school website along with other work required or suggested for the summer.  Students taking AP classes should have received their student contracts and summer work expectations already.

Maynard High School is open through the summer with the office open for general business from 8:00am  to 3:00pm. To help ensure that your trip to MHS is fruitful, please call ahead if possible before coming in as sometimes the staff member you need may be at a meeting in another building or could be taking a vacation day during the summer.

Now thanks to Mr. Ogden’s Classes a New Installments of the Maynard High News!

On This Week's Episode:

Diego and Drew lead the charge while reviewing Mr. Paterno's top 5 songs of all time for Playlist of the Week!  Aisha recalls the student walkout, Meghan showcases Spring's top athletes, photos, fashion, NBA, and more!


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Below are some additional items of note and upcoming events:

An Important Message From Our School Nurse Regarding Medications

Dear Parent/Guardian,

We are nearing the end of the school year and students who have medicine in the Health Office will need to have any leftover medications picked up by a parent or another designated adult. Department of Public Health (DPH) regulations do not permit us to send home medication with children.

Therefore, we ask that you let your School Nurse know what you would like to do with your child’s leftover medication before the last week of school:

(a) hold on to leftover medication for you to pick up at the school, or

(b) have us dispose of leftover medication.

Medication that has not been picked up by June 28, 2018 (one week beyond the close of school) will be presumed to be unwanted, and consequently will be destroyed in accordance with DPH and Maynard Public School’s Medication Administration guidelines.

Thank you for your cooperation,

Mary Ferranti, BSN, RN, NCSN

Lead Nurse for Maynard Public Schools


The Spring Update From The Maynard Music Association

Summer Music Camp for Grades 5-12:  Tricia Gately's summer music program, Assabet Valley Summer Music (AVSM) is back. Click the link for more information:  Summer Music Camp 2018

Casino Night 2018: Mark your calendars for our biggest music fundraiser supporting grades 4-12. Casino Night 2018 is set for November 3rd at the Elks. Parent volunteers are needed. Contact Bonnie Wilson if interested in supporting this event:

2018-19 Open MMA Positions:  MMA is seeking candidates for the following positions. Please attend our next MMA meeting on May 2 and email interest to  

  • High School Treasurer

  • High School Co-Chairperson

Jazz Jams: Please consider joining Trish Gately every Sunday night from 5-7 at the Pleasant Cafe for Jazz Jam, an impromptu gathering of local musicians of all ages.  


Renee Lilley: Chair Fowler

Bill Freeman: Treasurer Fowler

Marc Cryan:  Secretary Fowler

Bonnie Wilson: Chair MHS

Stephanie Gavin: Treasurer MHS

Annemarie Caloggero: Secretary MHS

Kurt Severance:  Webmaster

Like us on Facebook:  Maynard Music Association

Take care and have a wonderful weekend,

Chuck Caragianes, M.Ed.

Principal of Maynard High School