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Go Tigers! See the MHS Production of Grease!

posted Mar 11, 2016, 10:06 AM by Chuck Caragianes

Good afternoon—

It is going to be a busy Saturday March 12th for the students and staff at Maynard High School.  You can kick off your Saturday afternoon by travelling to Fitchburg State for a 4:15pm boys basketball game between number 1 seeded Maynard and number 3 seeded Sutton for the state sectional final.  Our Tigers are looking for a win to advance them to the state division 4 semifinal.  From there head on back to Maynard High School where our school musical Grease will be opening at 7:00pm.  You can truly have a fun and fantastic Maynard High Saturday!

Many Activities and Events are Upcoming and Information Follows:

MHS Presents Grease:

Come see GREASE, the popular rock ‘n’ roll musical, performed on March 12, 13, 18, 19 and 20 at Maynard High School. You’ll hear your favorite doo wop songs from the original Broadway musical and hit movie, like “Summer Nights” and “Greased Lightning”, and see thrilling dance numbers like “Born to Hand Jive” and “We Go Together.”

Show times are at 7pm for Friday and Saturday performances, and at 2 pm on Sundays.

Tickets cost $15 for adults and $10 for seniors/students and are available at both the Maynard High School ticket booth and For more information, please visit:

Ticket Booth Hours for sales of tickets to Grease:

Fri 3/11   2-4pm & 6-8pm


Senior Projects

Samantha Cutler has been researching the increasing rates of stress and anxiety on elementary students.  As part of her Senior Project, she is working with the Green Meadow Elementary School to replace the chairs in a first grade classroom with yoga balls.  During the intermissions of the performances of Grease on March 12, 13, 18, 19, and 20, she will be raffling a Bose Soundlink Color speaker, a pair of Bose SoundSport in-ear headphones, and a $50 gift card to the Nashoba Valley Ski Area.  Her goal is to raise $500 in order to buy twenty four yoga balls.  If you would like to contribute to her project, be sure to visit her table during intermission!

Shannon Smith has been researching the newest developments in cancer treatments known as cancer immunotherapy. As part of her Senior Project she is interning at Emerson Hospital as well as hosting a walk-a-thon to help raise money for cancer immunotherapy as way to make a direct impact on the cancer community. The walk will be held on Thursday. April 7th, 2016 at the Maynard High School track from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. For more information about this project and to make donations prior to the event, visit Shannon's website <>.

Building Bridgesat Northeastern University

About the Building Bridges Program:

  • Bi-annual event to provide high school students with the opportunity to explore Northeastern University’s College of Engineering

  • Full day of interactive engineering activities to help students understand the various engineering disciplines, led by COE faculty and students from all of the engineering departments

  • Introduction to research programs and initiatives at Northeastern

  • Overview of potential career paths and higher education options

  • Networking opportunities to meet and talk with current University students and faculty members

  • Interactive lunch session with industrial engineering challenges

Additional Information:

  • Breakfast and lunch included with registration

  • Group visits and school trips welcome – contact for special arrangements

Registration is now open! Please register at  Registration closes on Friday, April 8, 2016.

Building Bridges will take place on Friday, April 15, 2016. If you would like more information regarding the program, email Claire Duggan.

Concord Carlisle High School Parents Association Upcoming Guest Speaker:

Maynard Public Schools, Concord Carlisle Regional Schools and Lincoln Sudbury Regional High School continue to share educational opportunities amongst our progressive communities.

The Concord Carlisle Parents Association is presenting a night with Julie Lythcott-Haims on Wednesday, March 16th at 7:00 pm.  Julie Lythcott-Haims is the author of the book "How to Raise and Adult: Break free of the overparenting trap and prepare your kid for success."  The event will be held at the CCHS Auditorium, 500 Walden Street, Concord.

An Evening with Fernando Reimers

This is an invitation to all members of the Carlisle, Concord, Concord-Carlisle, Lincoln, Lincoln-Sudbury, Maynard, and Sudbury School and Town Communities to an event at Maynard High School titled, An Evening with Fernando Reimers.

Fernando Reimers is the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Ford Foundation Professor of Practice in International Education.  He has recently written the book "Teaching and Learning for the 21st Century."  This book compares the educational systems of six countries including Chile, China, India, Mexico, Singapore and the United States of America.

Time:          7:00 PM  Presentation

                    8:30 PM  Book Signing                                                        

Date:            March 30, 2016

Place:           Maynard High School Performing Arts Center

Fee:              None*

* Books can be purchased online at the following link:

Please RSVP at :

Reminders:   Parking, Student Drop-Off and Student Pick-Up.

As a reminder our student parking lot is the lot closest to Tiger Drive on the auditorium side of the building, our visitor parking is directly in front of the main entrance and our Faculty & Staff Parking Lot is by the Gymnasium.  When these lots are used as designated there is ample room in each area, even under snowy conditions, and traffic flow in the morning and afternoon is excellent.

Drop-Off and Pick-Up by both drivers and school busses occurs in the circular drive directly in front of the main entrance.

Vans and approved cars for students with physical needs use the handicapped designated spots in front of the gymnasium entrance and these spots should never be used or blocked, even briefly, by other vehicles.

Thank you for reading and have a wonderful weekend—

Chuck Caragianes

Principal of Maynard High School