53rd Day of School
DELAYED OPENING TOMORROW
There will be a delayed opening for students tomorrow. Doors will open at 10:30 a.m. and classes will begin at 10:40 a.m.
LATE BUS SIGN UPS
Mr. Malo will have a sign up book at all lunches and the book will be in the Middle School office until 1:30.
WINTER SPORTS SIGN UPS
Winter sports sign-ups will be held tomorrow at 2:10 in the high school gym. Remember you must have a current physical to try out for a team.
The high school and middle school JETS teams will meet today right after school in Mrs. Schulze’s room for another lively session of planning a sustainable biodome for living on Mars. Any interested student who cannot make this meeting should check Google Classroom for updates and the November math challenge.
All students who have signed up to take AP Chemistry this spring should see Mrs. Schulze for the pre-course assignments.
PENNIES FOR TURKEYS
Bring in your pennies and spare change to support the Middle School Student Council's efforts to purchase turkeys for local families this Thanksgiving. All donations must be in by Thursday.
MIDDLE SCHOOL SOCIAL
There is a middle school social this Friday from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the cafeteria. Tickets are $5.00 in advance, $6.00 at the door. Forget to buy a ticket in advance? Bring a canned good to the door and your ticket is $5.00! For all Middle School students: For each additional canned good you bring you will receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win Mahar Swag.
The next SOS meeting is tomorrow from 3:00 – 5:00 in room H03. Anyone is welcome! Please see Mrs. Sullivan if you have any questions.
Anyone interested in participating in the Wachusett Mountain Ski Club, please see Ms. Riddell, Ms. Cote, Ms. Gonciarz or Mrs. Schulze as soon as possible. Forms can be picked up from Ms. Riddell and will be available in the cafeteria at lunches. The deadline is December 1st.
There will be a Key Club meeting tomorrow beginning at 7 p.m. Please have your departure rides here for 8 p.m.
PEER MEDIATION TRAINING
It will be held this morning at 8:30 in the Charlotte Ryan Theater. This is the last day of the training. See you there.
The club will meet in Ms. Cote’s room, C05 after school tomorrow, Thursday and Friday this week. All hands must be on-deck to help prepare for Saturday’s competition at WPI.
SENIOR COLLEGE VISIT
A college representative from Salem State University will be here on Friday at 8:00 a.m. If you are interested in seeing the representative from this college, please sign up in either Student Services or your health class. Please remember to get your college visit pass after signing up.
CLASS OF 2020
There will be a class of 2020 fundraising committee interest meeting today from
2:05 – 3:00 in the Student Services’ Conference Room. All interested members must attend this mandatory meeting. Please see Mr. Sullivan for any questions. Also, class dues will be collected during all lunch blocks on Monday, November 21st and Tuesday, November 22nd. Class dues are $20 and should be paid with a check. Please see Mr. Sullivan for any questions.
ALL STUDENTS AND STAFF
"Let's Talk Turkey" and vote for your favorite staff member to be this year’s Pep Rally Turkey MC. Feathers can be purchased at lunchtime from a student council member at the table near the bulletin board where all potential turkey staff will be displayed. One feather for $1.00 or three feathers for $2.00. The turkey with the MOST feathers by next Tuesday wins the "Let’s talk Turkey".
PROJECT PURPLE PARTY
The Project Purple Party will be held at the Athol YMCA on Friday from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. This is open to all middle and high school students.
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. The PreACT test includes multiple choice questions in English, reading, math & science. It also provides information about career possibilities which you can use to start thinking about your future. Please see Mrs. Tresback in the Guidance office to sign up as soon as possible.
STUDENTS AND STAFF
The Key Club Thanksgiving Can Drive will continue through Tuesday, November 22. Please bring your contributions to this year’s drive so that we can insure that everyone has a happy Thanksgiving. There will be a collection spot in the lobby near the high school office each morning. Students bringing food may enter at 7:30. Results from yesterday – Staff with 203 pounds. Please keep bring your food and can goods.
Today’s lunch is spicy chicken wrap or roast beef sub.
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