Daily Announcements - December 8, 2016

posted Dec 8, 2016, 4:14 AM by Beatrice Paradis

68th Day of School



A practice test for the ACT Test will be held on Thursday December 22nd, here at Mahar, for interested sophomores.  The test costs $12.00 and is great practice for the ACT, which you may take in your junior year.  Please see Mrs. Tresback in the Guidance office to sign up and to receive your free practice test booklet.  The deadline to sign up is December 14th by 3:00 p.m.



8th grade and any high school students who are interested in applying to Monty Tech must do so before January 9, 2017.  Please see Mrs. Hoyle for questions.



This Saturday night, the Mahar Kayak and Canoe Club will be participating in the Midnight Madness sale at the Orange Boathouse.  The hours are from 6 p.m. to midnight.  If you would like to learn more about the club, purchase paddle time or just stop by, we would love to see you! Past and present members will be available for questions.



The Wendell Dollars for Scholars committee is looking for a student who may be interested in helping them with electronic set up of their scholarship.  The student will need basic website skills to aid in setting up a GoFundMe account, updating their website and creating an electronic application.  If interested, please call Christine Heard at 978-544-2282 or come to Student Services for information.



The Annual Sock Drive for the needy will go until the end of January.  Please take the time to donate socks, mittens and hats to help out your community and those in need of a clean pair of socks or a warm pair of mittens or hat.  Donation boxes can be found in any teacher’s room, middle school classroom, Mr.  Kirouac’s class and in the cafeteria.  Please see Ms. Alain-Moody if you have any questions.



The Big Y Scholarship deadline is February 1, 2017.  The Henry David Thoreau Foundation scholarship for seniors interested in environmental studies, the deadline is February 1, 2017.  The Massachusetts Elks Scholarship for a senior pursuing a Bachelor’s degree at a four year college, the deadline is February 1st.  The Elks National Family Legacy Award Scholarship for college bound seniors who are the children or grandchildren of dues-paying Elks, the deadline is February 3rd.



The Key Club is sponsoring a night of holiday fun tomorrow beginning at 6 p.m. in the Kermit Cook Auditorium.  Anyone in grades 9 – 12 is welcome to join us for two holiday movies; we will be showing Home Alone and Elf on the big screen.  Movie night is free, but refreshments including popcorn, cookies, and hot chocolate will be sold.  Donations will also be accepted.


Today’s lunch is chicken patty or turkey and cheese sub.