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The 3rd Marking Quarter Ends in Just One Week!

posted Apr 1, 2016, 11:37 AM by Chuck Caragianes

Good afternoon—

Despite a forecast that includes the chance for snow Sunday and Monday, it is indeed spring.  Not only do the Red Sox open their season this coming Monday in Cleveland, but we are now just one week away from the close of the 3rd marking quarter of the year on April 8th.   The April School vacation will follow fast upon that with MHS closed for classes from the close of school at 2:05pm on Friday April 15th until we return at 7:00am on Monday April 25th.

Please remind your student to finish up the quarter with hard work and focus and that a restful week is not far away.

Many Activities and Events are Upcoming and Information Follows:

Jazz Cafe is Tonight!

The high school Jazz Band and Fowler Stage Band will be bringing you an evening of music, entertainment, cafe desserts and fun tonight from 7:00-9:00pm in the MHS cafeteria.  Admission is $5.00 or a $20.00 family max.  This is a great family event sure to be enjoyed by all.

Senior Projects

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.                                                   

Using Mindfulness to Relieve Stress and Create Ease in Daily Life

Please join the Maynard SEPAC on Tuesday, April 5th @ 7pm in the Fowler School Library.

Mindfulness is such a big “buzz” word these days.

Have you ever wondered what it’s all about?

Why and how it can be so helpful when dealing with stressful situations?

Everyone can benefit from learning about and implementing a mindfulness practice!

Come join us for this adults-only presentation and learn how and why to incorporate stillness and meditation into your life.

Laura Grundstrom, YogaKids Certified Teacher, RYT200 and

Kyra Marino, RYT200, Owner of Revolution Community Yoga in Acton, MA

will offer practical ways to include this in your daily routines. We'll also talk about child-friendly ways to present these concepts so that you can go home and practice mindfulness with your children.

It takes 21 days to create a new habit so begin with us and see how mindfulness can benefit you and your family on a daily basis! Please RSVP to Jen Scott at or 978-897-2735 to attend.

Free and open to the public.

Prom is Fast Approaching!

Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan invites the public to “2016 prom prep” and a discussion about healthy dating relationships.

Prom prep will be held on April 9th from 1:00 to 3:00pm at the Empire Beauty School at 347 Pleasant Street in Malden.  Call 781-397-7400 for more details.


Bus registration for the 2016-2017 school year will begin on May 9, 2016.  Registration will take place at the administrative offices located at 3-R Tiger Drive.  Registration Forms will be available on our website and all school offices starting on May 6.  No forms will be accepted before May 9.  There is no fee increase this year.  $270.00 for the 1st student; $220 for the 2nd or more.

Note:  If you have a student entering 7th grade  at a distance of 2 miles or more, you must now pay the fee.

Thank you for reading and have a wonderful weekend—

Chuck Caragianes

Principal of Maynard High School