Weekly Update

From the Desk of the Principal

March 19, 2021

Dear Masconomet Middle School Families,

Happy Spring! Today marks the first day of Trimester 3. Report cards for Trimester 2 will be posted to the PowerSchool portal on Wednesday, March 24 at 3pm. As you know, Trimester 3 carries with it a major change as we prepare for the full time return of students on April 26. If you have any questions about the return to full time learning, please do not hesitate to contact me. Please see below for important updates.

Upcoming Calendar Dates:

• April 17- April 25- Spring Vacation

• April 26- Return to full time, in-person school

Family Survey

If you have not already completed the family survey regarding the choice of full time, in-person learning or remote learning for the rest of the school year, please do as soon as possible. In order to plan for April 26, we need to know the choice for each student. Please note that your choice is binding, so if you are unsure, please reach out to me by Monday with any questions. Please complete the survey by Tuesday, March 23. Here is the link to access it: https://forms.gle/nMkWeaX4BPo7LNXD6

Full Time, In-person Learning FAQ

I have a prepared a list of Frequently Asked Questions in regards to full time, in-person learning. This is a working document, so I will be adding to it as necessary. Please click here to access this document.

Masco Totem Trophy

Congratulations to the 7 Blue Team who were the inaugural winners of the Masco Totem trophy! As winners of Spirit Week with the highest number of students participating in the theme days, 7 Blue won it for the first round. In addition to winning a school wide competition, teams or individual students shall be awarded The Totem based upon actions reflected in one of the Four Pillars of the Totem, as follows: Citizenship, Initiative, Spirit, and Leadership. Stay tuned for additional events and activities involving the Totem Trophy and a school wide, community building initiative! Please see below for pictures of Tuesday’s event!

Have a good weekend,

Phil McManus


Philip B. McManus, Ed.D.