Today/Feb 28th Is Mardi Gras!

Today is Mardi Gras! 47 days before Easter, is Mardi Gras.  It is always the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, which is the start of Lent. Carnival season refers to the weeks leading up to Mardi Gras, and officially begins on January 6 every year. New Orleans is the place to be to celebrate Mardi Gras. The most popular…

Columbus Presents February Conduct, Citizenship and WOW Awards!

Each month, the teachers at Columbus Elementary School choose one child in their classroom to win the Conduct and Citizenship Award.  The child chosen has given their best effort each day to be Responsible, Respectful, and Safe.  Here are some examples of what the student needs to accomplish to meet the award criteria: Obey the…

MHS/MTHS Spring Sports – Sign Ups Begin March 1st!

Per Bob Maloney, Athletic Director!   Registration for spring sports is open March 1st-16th.  All athletes must submit an MIAA medical questionnaire, concussion and substance abuse requirements form, pre-participation injury reporting form and an updated physical to the Nurse’s Office by March 16th, in order to try-out on March 20th.  Registration forms are available on…

Roberts PTO Hosts Enrichment Classes For Students!

(Courtesy of Roberts PTO) The Roberts Elementary School PTO offered after school enrichment classes for the students.  Enrichment was a 6 week program on either a Tuesday or Thursday for a small fee.  Parent volunteers helped teachers in the classrooms. The following classes were offered.  This was a very successful program and the students loved it….

MFN Hosts Freeing Children From Fear Seminar (Rescheduled Date!)

This Thursday/March 2nd – The Medford Family Network has rescheduled the seminar, “Freeing Children From Fear”, which was cancelled last month due to weather concerns.  The event will be held in the MHS Library from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.  Please register by contacting the MFN Office at (781) 393-2106.  

February Is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

(From National Resource Center on Domestic Violence) Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Every year, approximately 1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner. It is also known that 3 in 4 parents have never talked to their children about domestic violence. In light of these alarming facts, every year during the month…

MHS Cheerleaders Host February Vacation Cheer Clinic!

Over 35 students participated in the February Vacation Cheer Clinic,  hosted by the Medford High School varsity basketball cheerleaders. The Mustang Cheerleaders taught cheers, as well as, basic jumps, arm motions and safe stunting techniques, necessary for high school cheerleading.  The MHS Cheer Boosters stated that funds raised during the clinic will be used to help…