MHS Newsletter

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From the Principal's Desk...

June 22, 2021

Dear MHS Parents and Guardians,

Summer is here! Thank you so much for your support this school year, and I hope that all of our students are able to enjoy a hard-earned break.

Key information:

  • Report cards will be mailed home tomorrow, Wednesday, June 23rd.
  • Students who have been assigned INC as a grade have until July 12th to submit work.
  • The MHS Main Office is open from 8AM-2PM Monday through Thursday, and from 8AM-12PM on Fridays during the summer.
  • Course confirmations for the fall will be mailed home in early August.
  • Please see the flyer below for Bus Transportation Registration changes.

Have a fantastic summer!

Best regards,

Mary Watkins


Best Buddies

Best Buddies celebrated another year of friendship at their final event for the year. In this picture, members of the chapter are presenting our Mansfield Public Schools Inclusion Chain- signed by almost 1,000 students and educators in the district, who promise to promote kindness and inclusion!
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MHS Wins 2nd Place in Computer Programming Contest

Congratulations to Dhruv Jain, whose programming skills in Python earned him and Mansfield High second place in BCC’s online programming contest on Wednesday, June 9th. Dhruv is a freshman member of the MHS Computer Science Club. Also competing for Mansfield were Maddie Brown, Kayla Doherty, Maksym Koval, Nora Buckley and Sophia Grella.

Mansfield competed against teams from Algonquin Regional High, Tri County Regional Vocational Technical High School, South Eastern Vocational High School, and Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School.

MHS Teacher Wins Mass Council for the Social Studies "Excellence in Teaching" Award

Melissa Heeden, a Social Studies Teacher at Mansfield High School, has been chosen for this year's 2021 William Spratt Award for Excellence in Teaching Social Studies at the High School Level. This award is named after one of its earliest members of the Massachusetts Council for the Social Studies, Bill Spratt. Through his tireless work MCSS grew into one of the leading professional organizations for social studies in the state.In order to receive this award, a nominated teacher had to demonstrate exceptional abilities in teaching Social Studies in a multitude of ways such as developing/using instructional materials creatively and effectively, incorporating innovative and/or verified effective instructional strategies and techniques, fostering a spirit of inquiry and the development of skills related to acquiring, organizing, processing, and using information and making decisions related to both domestic and international matters. Through Melissa's career at Mansfield High School, the many courses she has taught and her dedication to the Mansfield community, she has demonstrated many of these qualities and will be recognized this fall at an awards ceremony. Congratulations Melissa!

About Us

Mary Watkins, Principal

Zachary Abrams, Assistant Director, Special Education

Abigail Barlas, Assistant Principal, Student Support Services

James Schliefke, Assistant Principal, Grades 10 & 12

Timothy Tichacek, Assistant Principal, Grades 9 & 11