Blue Jay Broadcast

News and Notes from the Hallways of MHS

Principal’s Message:

It's been a wonderful year here at MHS! We would like to congratulate all seniors and wish them the best in all their future endeavours. This broadcast is to inform you of upcoming important dates and information on Chromebooks during the summer. I hope everyone has a relaxing, fun, and safe summer and we look forward to seeing you in September!

Summer Information on Chromebooks

MHS administration and staff believe that students should have the opportunity to continuing learning and sharpening their skills over the summer months. Therefore, all current 9th-11th grade students will hold onto their Chromebook provided by the Middlesex School District during the summer months.

Students will continue to be responsible for their Chromebooks and are required to ensure that they are working properly. Should any student need technical assistance during the summer months, they may bring the Chromebook in on Tuesday mornings from 9:00-11:30 AM from July 9th through August 6th. Please enter through the High School's Main Visitor Entrance.

Prior to September 1, 2019, you must review the 1:1 Initiative Handbook, and submit payment for the 2019-2020 school year protection plan. Payments can be made via MySchoolBucks after July 9th and prior to September 1st or by check on Tuesday mornings from 9:00-11:30 AM from July 9th through August 6th. No cash will be accepted. Protection plan cost is $20.00 or $10.00 for thise who receive Free/Reduced Lunch.

Thank you for your support of our students and program. We are looking forward to the new school year and providing our students with the tools to become creative, problem-solving leaders.

News & Notes

The end of the school year is upon us and there are some very important dates to know:

Final Exams (these are early dismissal days):

Friday, June 14th

Monday, June 17th

Tuesday, June 18th

Additional dates for SENIORS:

June 17th - Project Graduation Picnic/Pool Party

June 19th - Senior Breakfast & Graduation Practice

June 19th - Graduation Ceremony begins at 6:30pm, MHS Football Field **

**weather dependent, IF graduation is moved indoors, ALL guests will need a ticket to enter the gym.

June 19th - Last day of school for all students!

Congratulations and Happy Retirement!

We would like to take this time and congratulate two of our teachers, Dr. Kathleen Spang and Mrs. Sue Fulton on their retirement. Dr. Spang has been with MHS for 35 years in our Math Department. Mrs. Fulton has been with us for 23 years as one of our our Family and Consumer Science teachers. They will be greatly missed! We wish them all the best!
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Congratulations to our Project ACT Students!

Next year at MHS!

Please take a moment to watch our video on student lanyards.

Shout Outs

Congratulations to Dylan Robertson who won 2 silver and 1 bronze metals at the Special Olymipics Summer Games on June 8th and 9th. Dylan silvered in the 4x100 relay and 100 meter dash and broznzed in the javelin.

Shout out to our four students on receiving their Seal of Biliteracy.

Angie Benitez, Christopher Cuadros, Kayla Gomez Matoes, and Michell Vergara

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Artist Corner

Junior Achievement Day!

June 10, 2019

On behalf of Junior Achievement of New Jersey, we would like to thank you for donating your time and energy at the Watchung Elementary JA Day on June 10, 2019! We would like to give a shout out to Mrs. Velia Jackson for coordinating such an impactful event and providing us with such wonderful volunteers and students. Huge thank you to Principal Karen Dudley and her staff for allowing us into your classrooms.

Here are the stats for the day

(7) Middlesex High School volunteers channeled their talents into inspiring young minds and making this program a success.

(3) Classes from Watchung Elementary School participated in this program.

(75) 3rd grade students learned concepts relating to personal finance, entrepreneurship, and career readiness, preparing them to succeed in a global economy.

We received some fantastic feedback about today’s event from students…

“I liked them because they were nice and fun! They taught us how to spend, save, earn and donate”. – Patrick, 3rd grade

“ The best part that I liked was learning about money and how to spend it. I liked doing the activities especially writing the checks.” – Ashley, 3rd grade

“I liked learning how not to waste money, the videos were cool. They showed how you can help by doing different jobs to earn money. The activity and games, one was like playing monopoly.” – Kendall, 3rd grade

High School volunteers…

“Interacting with the kids, and it lets you learn new things while teaching.” – Natalie, 11th grade

“ I liked the kids responding to our teaching.”- Eden, 11th grade

“The best part were the kids were good. It helped me build my self-esteem.” – Diego, 11th grade

“I liked being with the children, it helps me use time management and teamwork.” – Kenia, 9th grade

“The experience of being able to teach the younger generation.” – Steven, 10th grade

Check out the link below for pictures from the day!

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