Important School Updates!

On Monday/February 26, 2018, the Medford Public Schools will be closed.  Teachers and paraprofessionals will report to Medford High School for Professional Development.  Kids Korner will be open.  All principals sent out the letter below to all parents:  (below is the copy from the McGlynn Elementary School) Teachers will have access to counseling at the…

This Thursday, Mayor Burke Calls School Committee Of The Whole Meeting

MEETING NOTICE TO:             All Medford School Committee Members FROM:       Mayor Stephanie Burke DATE:         February 20, 2018 RE:              COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING Please be advised there will be a School Committee, Committee of the Whole Meeting, this Thursday/February 22, 2018 from 5:30-6:30 PM, in the Superintendents Conference Room at Medford High…

Columbus Announces Conduct and WOW Awards For Month of February

 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…

Columbus 5th Graders Brighten NY Student’s Day

From the desk of Principal Kathy Kay… As an extension of The Great Kindness Challenge that the Columbus participated in a few weeks ago, Mr. Plati’s 5th grade students created a 15 foot poster to help brighten the life of a nine year old New York girl who is very ill.  Sophie’s mother would like…

Weekly Reminders February 16th – 23rd

As you are aware, Monday/19th is President’s Day and the remainder of the week is February Break.  Don’t forget there is Public Skating at LoConte Rink, Free Swims at the MHS Pool and there is a Vacation Camp being held at MHS!  (all information on these items can be found on the MPS Blog) 16…

Musician Alistair Moock Visits Columbus School

Yesterday, Alistair Moock, visited the Columbus Elementary School as an artist in residence.  The Grammy Award nominee, worked with the 4th grade to create a song, entitled “Community and Kindness=Columbus.  A great time was had by all!                                       …

February Vacation – MHS Pool Offers FREE Swim Days!

During February Vacation, the Medford Public Schools will offer two FREE swim days at the MHS Pool! Tuesday/February 20th – from 10 AM – 12 Noon Thursday/February 22nd – from 10 AM 12 noon Open to all Medford residents! Parents/Guardians must stay on pool deck while children are swimming. Participants must be toilet trained.