The Royals Report

September 2023

WE are the Royals!

Mascoma Valley Regional High School Core Values Belief Statement

Mascoma Valley Regional High School strives to be a community of lifelong learners who demonstrate engagement and perseverance in academic and personal endeavors. Through a collaborative effort, the school community is responsible for fostering a safe and respectful environment that promotes a strong work ethic, intellectual curiosity, integrity, and movement toward academic excellence.

Academic Excellence~ Lifelong Learner ~ Integrity ~ Work Ethic ~ Respect


Homecoming is September 22 & 23. Below is the schedule of events.

Go Royals!


Cross Country 4:00 pm


Dunk Tank, Face Painting, Food, etc. 5:00-6:15 pm

Float Parade 6:15-6:30 pm

Pep Rally 7:00-7:30 pm

Bonfire 7:45-10:00 pm


Varsity Field Hockey 10:00 am Winnisquam

Varsity Girls Soccer 11:00 am Bishop Brady

JV Volleyball 11:30 am Trinity

Varsity Boys Soccer 12:30 pm Bishop Brady

Varsity Volleyball 12:45 pm Trinity

JV Boys Soccer 2:00 pm Bishop Brady

Varsity Football 3:30 pm Bishop Brady

Homecoming Dance 7:00 - 11:00 pm

Senior Timeline

  • Continue searching colleges and visiting campuses
  • Schedule to meet with school counselor to discuss post secondary plans
  • Retake SAT or ACT if need be
  • Begin to write college essay
  • Counselor and student set up a planning meeting

  • Begin the process of submitting the FASFA: Application available October 1st
  • Attend college fairs
  • Trim list of schools down to 6-8
  • Attend MVRHS College Night & identify admissions deadlines
  • Acquire applications from colleges
  • Open a Common Application account, if applicable
  • Begin to fill out applications
  • Ask 1-2 teachers to write you a recommendation

  • Complete Applications
  • Make an appointment with school counselor to complete and send applications
  • Have SAT/ACT scores sent to schools of interest
  • Attend Financial Aid Night at MVRHS, presented by NHHEAF
  • Scholarship Application

  • Research scholarship opportunities
  • Draft scholarship essays

  • Await decisions
  • Receive award letters and Financial Aid packages
  • Apply to local scholarships
  • May 1st make final decision
  • Keep your school counselor in touch with news of admissions and financial aid award letters
  • Migrate your MVRSD Google Drive documents to your personal Gmail Drive (by June 15)
  • Awards

College and Career Resources

  • Every student has access to Xello through their Clever account. Xello helps students build the 21st century skills to thrive. It equips all students with the knowledge, real-world skills, and planning capabilities to navigate their future. Students can complete interactive career, personality, and learning style assessments to help them better understand their unique interests, skills, and strengths. Each engaging assessment encourages reflection, helping students connect who they are with relevant career options.
  • College Guidance Network is hosting a webinar, A Practical Guide to the College Essay at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 14. Representatives from UNH and Khan Lab School will be providing students with expert guidance on writing their college essay. This is a free event; students may register here.
  • Schoolhouse has launched its registration for the October SAT Bootcamps in preparation for the Oct. 7 SAT exam. This is a free resource for students interested in receiving peer tutoring. Students and parents may register here; the deadline is Sept.
  • Dartmouth Hitchcock Workforce Readiness Institute-Start or grow your healthcare career with us! The Dartmouth Hitchcock Workforce Readiness Institute (DHWRI) offers paid training programs, including full-time employment, paid training, benefits, continuing education and, in some cases, no-cost college credit. For more information, visit the DHWRI website

Free Tutoring Resources

Continuing with its efforts to close gaps and recover from missed learning, the New Hampshire Department of Education has selected to provide 24/7 online tutoring for every middle and high school student in the state.

Through this partnership, more than 100,000 middle and high school students will gain unlimited access to – anytime, anywhere, from any internet-connected device. The service will be available to students at all New Hampshire schools (public, non-public and charter), as well as students in Home Education and Education Freedom Account programs.

Through, students will gain 24/7, no-cost access to one-to-one tutoring, test prep and homework help with support in multiple languages. Students may engage with their tutors via two-way text-chat or voice, choosing the communication style that works best for them. Tutors undergo background checks and are rigorously vetted, and they provide support using a Socratic approach that is encouraging and empowering, asking guiding questions to help students understand difficult concepts on their own. School districts are being encouraged to register for’s free access for their students; students outside of those districts will be able to register individually.


Since its incorporation in 2000, has delivered more than 22 million one-to-one tutoring and homework help sessions to students. The company’s more than 3,000 vetted and qualified tutors provide learning assistance that is available 24/7 in a wide variety of subjects. The company’s mission is to instill hope, advance equity and catalyze achievement in schools and communities. is an affiliate of The Princeton Review, an education services company not affiliated with Princeton University.

You find information and access at Students will have access to this resource at MVRHS as well.

Principal's Message

As we start a new academic year, I am reminded of the limitless potential that lies ahead for each and every student. There's an old saying that perfectly captures our sentiment: "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." - Eleanor Roosevelt

This year, we have so much to look forward to! Here's a glimpse of what awaits us :

Academic Excellence: "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." - Nelson Mandela. Our commitment to academic excellence remains unwavering. This year, we'll strive to empower our students with knowledge, critical thinking, and a thirst for lifelong learning.

Community Strength: "Alone, we can do so little; together, we can do so much." - Helen Keller. Our tight-knit community is a source of strength and support. Together, we'll create an environment where every student feels valued, supported, and inspired to reach their full potential.

Personal Growth: "The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be." - Ralph Waldo Emerson. High school is a time of self-discovery and growth. We're excited to witness the transformation of our students as they navigate this important phase of their lives.

Extracurricular Adventures: "Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all." - Helen Keller. Our extracurricular activities offer opportunities for students to explore their passions, discover new talents, and build lifelong friendships.

Inspiring Faculty: "A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops." - Henry Adams. Our dedicated educators are committed to nurturing the minds and hearts of our students. They will continue to inspire and guide them on their educational journey.

Community Service: "The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others." - Mahatma Gandhi. Our commitment to community service will provide students with meaningful opportunities to make a positive impact on the world around them.

Memorable Moments: "Life is a collection of moments, stitched together by smiles." - Unknown. We'll create unforgettable memories through events, celebrations, and milestones that define the high school experience.

As we embrace the challenges and rewards of the year ahead, let us do so with enthusiasm, determination, and the knowledge that together, we can achieve greatness. Our collective potential is boundless, and I have every confidence that our journey will be one filled with remarkable achievements and heartwarming moments.


Ms. Fleming

MVRHS Principal

Useful Information Links

Upcoming Events

  • September 4:Labor Day, No School
  • September 6:Picture Day
  • September 7 & 8: NWEA Grades 9-11
  • September 12:School Board Meeting 6:00 p.m.
  • September 18: Mini College Fair
  • September 22 & 23: Homecoming
  • September 26: School Board Meeting 6:00 p.m.

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