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Have a Great Summer and See You on August 29th!

posted Jun 22, 2018, 7:44 AM by Chuck Caragianes

Good morning,

The 2017-2018 school year has come to a close and the summer break is upon us.

The last week of school for this academic year saw our students taking their final exams and making final presentations, returning materials and books, and emptying their lockers for the summer.

The students of the class of 2019 are now officially seniors and I’m sure they will embrace their leadership role dynamically and positively as they also prepare college applications and essays during what will be a busy start to the year.  At the same time next school year our new Juniors will be deep into their future planning related to colleges and life after high school while our Sophomores will experience high school with a more seasoned and comfortable start to the year as they approach increasingly challenging coursework and significant graduation requirements as they take the English and Math MCAS tests next spring.

The members of our incoming freshman class of 2022 are all invited, along with their parents, to a welcoming cookout on August 15th from 5:30-7:30pm.  This will be an opportunity for students and their families to ask questions, get to know the campus a bit better and to do so in a relaxed atmosphere including dinner ahead of the start of school on August 29th.

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.

So that you have the date, the start of the 2018-2019 school year is now just a little less than 10 weeks away starting on August 29th for all students.  But in the meantime, enjoy the New England summer weather and a fantastic school break.

This has been a great school year at Maynard High School led by a wonderful group of over 90 graduates.  I’m already looking forward to the 2018-2019 school year which is sure to be fantastic as well.

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

On This Season Ending Episode:

If you only watch one newscast this school year, make it this one, as it will be the last time you see your students and peers appearing on MHN.

Jordan and Emma reflect on 37 episodes and 8,000 views!  Kobe pays homage to the photos he hung up this year. Meghan says goodbye to Sports, Drew and Diego have the final episode of the show they created--Fashion Mania.  Jose finalizes Hype City, Dan talks NBA, and more!

Thank you and congratulations to all the students, staff, and community members who made season 3 of MHN a success, with 25 episodes and over 5,000 views!  We look forward to working with all of you again soon.

We will return next year with a new season, new cast, and a new format: The All New MHN TV!  We will begin our pre-production this Summer, so get ready!


📽🎥📷🎬  MHN Season 3 FINALE  🎬📷🎥📽

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Preview YouTube video MHN Season 3 FINALE! Episode #25

MHN Season 3 FINALE! Episode #25

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 Schools’ 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 first weekend of summer,

Chuck Caragianes, M.Ed.

Principal of Maynard High School