MHS Newsletter

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From the Principal's Desk...

April 26, 2019


Hi All,


The School Council met earlier this week and discussed and debated handbook proposals and revisions for the upcoming school year. In addition, Ms. Karidoyanes and I met with the Student Advisory Council and other student representatives to discuss how best to solicit student feedback on Class Rank. We're working on it, and hope to invite a variety of students to meet with us shortly. Many fun events are in the works at MHS- namely, "Matilda the Musical" (see below) and the District Art Show (May 9, 6-8PM) - please consider joining us!


On a serious note, Seniors (and Senior parents and guardians)- it's come to my attention that Senior Assassin is being played out in the community. I don't know how close the game is to conclusion, but if it's still going on, please remember that it has resulted in false alarms for law enforcement and other serious unintended consequences in the past. This "tradition" is in no way school sponsored or supported. Parents and guardians, thank you for discussing this as well as general safety around upcoming events with your Senior.


Best regards,



Mary Watkins

Class of 2019

Boat Cruise


Boat Cruise Tickets will be sold to all seniors during lunches from Monday, May 6th to Friday, May 10th. In addition, tickets will also be sold after school that week in room 241. Tickets are $70 each and make sure to bring the completed permission slip that was passed out with report cards. Checks can be made out to Mansfield High School.


All Night Party


All Night Party will be held from May 24 – May 25 at the Foxboro YMCA.


Please visit our website for information, fundraiser flyers and order forms as well as links to volunteer sign ups: https://mhsallnightparty.yolasite.com


The ANP planning committee has some really cool ideas for entertainment and activities for the All Night Party, but we need to raise more funds in order to make them happen! The money is used to transform the YMCA into a party venue, as well as provide food and entertainment throughout the night. This of course costs money. All funds used to make the ANP happen come from donations and fundraisers. Please send in your parent donation, and participate in our fundraisers. Let’s make the All Night Party an event our graduating seniors will remember for years to come!


Please make a donation to the ANP fund to support this celebration! Mail or drop off your donation form (Parent donation form) and check, payable to “Mansfield High School” (please note “ANP” in the memo section) to: Mansfield High School ATTN: All Night Party 250 East St


Fundraisers

**All fundraising information, flyers and order forms can be found on our website. Please use the following link and scroll to the bottom of the page:** Fundraising Info

Purchase a “HOME OF A 2019 MHS SENIOR” lawn sign.


Slide Show

We don’t want any senior to be left out of the slide show!! Please send jpg. attachments of up to 8 photos of your senior through the years to mhsallnightparty19@gmail.com. Photos are due by April 26.


Volunteer

We need underclassmen parents to chaperone, and senior parents to help with set up and clean up – especially clean up! You will find links to sign ups as well as a link to the MHS CORI form here: Sign ups and CORI form

Prom 2019

"Hollywood Red Carpet"


Roll out the red carpet and put on your Hollywood best..... time for Prom!!!! This year's Jr/Sr Prom will take place at Gillette Staidum (Putnam Club West) on Saturday, May 11 from 6-10:30PM.


If you have any questions you may email ellen.dumont@mansfieldschools.com (junior class advisor).

Matilda the Musical

Mansfield High School will present the Tony Award-winning, MATILDA THE MUSICAL on Thursday, May 16th through Saturday, May 17th at 7pm. In addition, there will be two matinees at 1pm on Saturday, May 18th and Sunday, May 19th.


Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, this family friendly show will captivate and inspire audiences of all ages with its energetic dance numbers and catchy tunes.


Matilda, (played by sophomore, Jessica Zenack) is a little girl with astonishing wit and magical powers. She is unloved by her cruel parents (Steph Michel and Matt Neary) but impresses her highly loveable school teacher, Miss Honey (Kyla Putterman). Unfortunately, for Miss Honey, Matilda, and her classmates, they have to deal with the school's cruel headmistress, Miss Trunchbull (Zeke Solis). Miss Trunchbull abhors children and loves to think up new punishments for those who do not abide by her rules. Fortunately, Matilda has the courage and cleverness in equal amounts, and could be the school pupils' saving grace.

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Massachusetts History Day at the State House

On Monday April 22, 2019, Emma Garrahy, Kathryn Janssen, and Isabelle Conway traveled to the Massachusetts State House to present their performance “Hedy Lamarr: The Triumph of an Actress and The Tragedy of an Inventor” to Massachusetts legislators in front of the grand staircase. Representative Elizabeth A. Poirier introduced the Mansfield students during the event celebrating Massachusetts History Day. As Emma, Kathryn, and Isabelle received first place at the Massachusetts History Day State Competition on April 6, 2019, they will now be competing at the National Competition from June 9 to 13 at the University of Maryland, College Park.
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Winter Guard

Here are few photos from the Winter Guard NESBA Championship- congrats to Winter Guard Green and White for placing 2nd and 1st in their divisions!
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Great Mansfield Clean Up

12th Annual Great Mansfield Cleanup Set for April 27


Spring is here and that means it is time for Keep Mansfield Beautiful’s 12th annual Great Mansfield Cleanup. This year’s cleanup takes place on Saturday, April 27 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., rain or shine, followed by a celebration lunch for volunteers at the Xfinity Center.

Join with your friends, family, and neighbors and show your pride in a cleaner, greener Mansfield. Students can earn community service hours by participating.


The deadline for registering for this year’s Great Mansfield Cleanup is April 22. The first 500 people to register will receive free tee shirts.


Volunteers can sign up at www.keepmansfieldbeautiful.com.

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About Us

Mary Watkins, Principal

Zachary Abrams, Assistant Director, Special Education

Abigail Barlas, Assistant Principal, Student Support Services

Joshua Fogel, Assistant Principal, Grades 10 & 12

Timothy Tichacek, Assistant Principal, Grades 9 &11