Weekly Bulletin

December 12,2022


Important Dates:

  • Thursday 12/15 Grade 7 FT to A Christmas Carol
  • Thursday 12/15 Chorus Concert

  • Tuesday 12/20 ATWE Winter Concert

  • Thursday 12/22 McCarthy Band Concert

  • No School Dec. 26 - Jan. 2 December Recess

  • January 3 School Re-Opens

Pledge & Flag


DATE -----NAME------------H.R.

12/12 - Medhanshi B. & Makayla A. 206

12/13 - Adrianna L. 203

12/14 - Anthony Y. & Amber L. 206

12/15 - Ethan C & Anish G 206

12/16 - Medhanshi B. & Makayla A 206


Date --------Name-------------H.R.

12/12 - Maahi P. & Ashlyn B 206

12/13 -Aiden k. & Owen D. 206

12/14 - Paxten C. & Jack C. 206

12/15 - Makayla A. & Kristen R. 206

12/16 - Medhansji B. & Sumedha P 206

Middle School Lunch Menu For December

Click here for Menu

Pre -Order Lunch for Half Days

Half Day Lunch Orders Click Here

Up Coming Dates for Half Days

Wednesday, 12/7

Tuesday, 1/10

Wednesday, 2/8

Thursday, 3/2

Thursday, 4/13

Cold Weather is Here !

Reminder to McCarthy Families - Cold weather is rolling in.... students will still be going outside for recess/outside break. Please remember to BUNDLE UP, warm coats, hats and gloves are recommended.

Yearbook Contest!! Tuesday December 6~ Friday December 23

From the Yearbook Cub:

It's that time of year for the yearbook cover contest.The yearbook is a wonderful keepsake of your year @ McCarthy. Submissions must be on a 8 1/2 x 11 sheet of white paper.Ask your homeroom teacher for a copy of the rules and see the display case @ the side of the auditorium. The winner will receive a free yearbook! GOOD LUCK!!

Updated Drama Schedule

Please open link for drama schedule for the upcoming week. Click Here

McCarthy's Book Fair is back!

Foster a love of reading by purchasing great books—all while raising money for McCarthy!

Dates: December 7 - 14 Time: 8AM - 2:30PM

Students will have the opportunity to shop during school at a time scheduled by their ELA teacher.

Absent / Forgot money? Students can shop before school, during lunch or during Family Shopping Night!

Family Shopping Night: Tues., 12/13 @ 5:00 - 7:00PM


Sign up today: http://signup.com/go/ptomccarthy



Homework Club-- Tuesday Library All Grades Ms. Sherlock

5th & 6th Grade Art-- Tuesday Rm 120 Ms. Mayer

Student Council-- Tues 7:30 am Library 5 & 6 Ms. Dussourd/Ms.Lanouette

Student Council-- Tues 7:30 am Library 7 & 8 Ms. Dussourd /Ms.Lanouette

Jazz Band-- Tuesday Rm 125 Grades 6-8 Mr. Wright

Cross-Country—Tuesday/Thursday (Sept-October)

Track / Field-- Tuesday /Thursday (April- June) All Grades Mr. Felzani

Stand-Up McCarthy-- Wednesday Rm 132 A All Grades Dr. Hanlon

Dungeons & Dragons-- Tuesday All Grades Cafe Ms. Downing

American Sign Language Bi Weekly-- Thursday All Grades Ms. Meghan Fitzgibbons *Virtual *Bi-WeeklyASL - American Sign Language - Ms. Fitzgibbons - On-line from 3:40 p.m. to 4:00 email fitzgibbonsm@chelmsford.k12.ma.us - This club runs every other Tuesday.




7 th & 8th Grade Art-- Wednesday Rm 122 7th& 8th Ms. Kiley

Yearbook-- Wed. 7:30 am Rm 107 All Grades Ms. Scheinbart

Festival Band /Atwe-- Wednesday Eve 6-8pm Grades 6-12 Mr. Wright Band Room

Festival Orchestra Wednesday Rm 124 Grades 6-8 Mr. Miller

Select Chorus-- Tuesday Rm 127 Grades 6-8 Ms. Richardson

Newspaper Club—Wednesday Rm 112 Ms. Lanouette

Back Stage Crew—Wednesday Auditorium Ms. Mayer

Mindfulness Stress Reduction Yoga—Wednesday Ms. Ramu Library


Magic gathering Club-- Thursday Rm 219 All Grades Mr. Warnock

Writers Society-- Thursday All Grades Ms. McMahon Room 222

Live Smart—Thursday *Bi-weekly Rm 133

Book to big screen—Thursday@ 7:30 a.m. Ms. Schroth Rm 216

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The PTO would like to remind all McCarthy parents to please scan your receipts to help collect Box Top monies for McCarthy enrichment activities!!

Box Tops For Education Learn How clickHere

Toner Recycling

You’ll be helping us earn cash and supplies while keeping our Earth clean and green!

  1. Toner Cartridge Fundraiser: Hello McCarthy Families. The PTO is excited to introduce a new program this year to raise money for our school. The Funding Factory collects used toner and ink cartridges and recycles them, while giving money back to the school. A drop box has been placed across the hall from the main office at McCarthy Middle School. Please encourage family members and employers to save their cartridges and send them in with your student. Any size ink or toner cartridges are accepted along with most brands including: Brother, Cannon, HP.

More information about this program can be found at;


Kristen Faucher will be coordinating this program this year. If you have any questions, please reach out to her directly at kristen.faucher@yahoo.com

Thank you for supporting this new recycling program while earning cash for McCarthy!

Toner Recycling Learn How Click Here

2022-2023 PTO Board :


2022-2023 PTO Board : Risa DiVincenzo, President

Emily Dilworth, Vice President

Shanon Dahlstrom, Treasurer

Alicia Cunningham, Secretary

Contact Us: PTO.McCarthy@gmail.com

Matilda, Jr.

Here is the link for the calendar through production week in Feb.

Chromebook Repair Protocol

Chromebook Repair Protocol: If your student enters a ticket through the IIQ Helpdesk while at home, they will need to drop off the Chromebook in the library when they come to school the next day. The Tech Department will collect the broken device and perform the repairs. Students may be able to get a loaner device while waiting for their device to be repaired.

When the repairs are done, the student will be alerted via their ticket/email to pick up their device in the library.

Please use this video tutorial for the process of submitting an IIQ Helpdesk ticket.


To report an absence,tardy or dismissal for your student.Please notify McCarthy School by emailing mccarthy_attendance@chelmsford.k12.ma.us or by calling the attendance line at 978-251-5133,extention 4100.~ Thank You ,

Ida Mannion


NRT Bus Company:

If you need to reach out to NRT here is the phone # 978-323-0101

If any issues come up regarding the bus coming late, or not picking up your child etc.

Buses/ Transportation: I encourage families to register your students for the buses. There is plenty of room on our buses. Please use this link to register your students for the bus: https://www.chelmsford.k12.ma.us/domain/90

Please contact your child’s counselor if you have any concerns whether it is attendance related or not. Specific class/assignment related questions or concerns should be directed to the particular teacher involved. Our counselor assignments are as follows:

Moya Charig: Grade 8 & Team 5-4 charigm@chelmsford.k12.ma.us

Elyse Seero: Grade 6& Team 5-2,5/6 seeroe@chelmsford.k12.ma.us

Jessica Weaver : Grade 7 & Team 5-1 & 5-3 weaverj@chelmsford.k12.ma.us