On This Date, December 10, 1901, Nobel Prizes First Awarded!

(From History.com) The first Nobel Prizes are awarded in Stockholm, Sweden, in the fields of physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, and peace. The ceremony came on the fifth anniversary of the death of Alfred Nobel, the Swedish inventor of dynamite and other high explosives. In his will, Nobel directed that the bulk of his vast fortune…

Today Is Human Rights Day!

(From un.org) Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home — so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the world. […] Unless these rights have meaning there, they have little meaning anywhere. Without concerted citizen action to uphold them close to home,…

Just A Reminder! Medford Signs Available For Purchase For The Holidays!

Just a Reminder!  The Medford Subway Signs are available for purchase through the Medford Vocational Technical High School.  The dimensions of the sign are 30-1/4″L x 15-1/4″W x 2″D .  The sign pictured above, is considered the standard sign, which costs $75.  To customize the sign, you can take out one of the words/phrases on…

Weekly Reminders – Dec 7th – Dec 15th!

7th – Museum of Science Presentation – “Rock Detectives” & PTO Family Board Game Night – Columbus – 5:30 – 7 PM 7th – Roberts Elementary Hosts Fundraiser at John Brewers – 5-10 PM 7th – MHS Orchestra Concert – Caron Theatre – 7:30 PM 8th – Middle School Dance – Andrews Gym – 6-9…

Mustangs Girls Varsity Hockey Team Opens Next Wednesday!

(Pictured Summer Tufts. Photo taken by MHS student Dora Barrett.) The Medford High girl’s varsity hockey team will be opening its regular season game schedule next Wednesday, December 13th vs. Matignon at 7:00pm at LoConte Rink. The (20) game schedule has the Lady Mustangs playing (10) league games and (10) non-league games.  Medford is a…

Today In History, December 7, 1941 – Pearl Harbor Attacked

(From History.com) At 7:55 a.m. Hawaii time, a Japanese dive bomber bearing the red symbol of the Rising Sun of Japan on its wings appears out of the clouds above the island of Oahu. A swarm of 360 Japanese warplanes followed, descending on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor in a ferocious assault. The surprise attack struck a…

Mustang Mall Announces Holiday Shopping Hours!

The Mustang Mall at Medford High School has announced extended Holiday Shopping Hours!  There are an abundance of items that will make great gifts…including Mustang sweatshirts, tee shirts, pajama pants, jackets, and vests.  In addition, there are Jingle Bell aprons,  Medford keychains, bath and body items, and much, much more!  Please plan to bring cash…

On This Date, December 6, 1884, Washington Monument Completed!

(From History.com) On this day in 1884, in Washington, D.C., workers placed a nine-inch aluminum pyramid atop a tower of white marble, completing the construction of an impressive monument to the city’s namesake and the nation’s first president, George Washington. As early as 1783, the infant U.S. Congress decided that a statue of George Washington,…