Health Screening Information

posted Jan 13, 2018, 12:21 PM by Ian Bashaw

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Beginning January 17, 2018, students in grades 7, 8, and 9 will be participating in the postural screening program (also known as screening for scoliosis and kyphosis, abnormal curves in the spine). Students in grades 8 and 10 will have their hearing & vision tested, and students in grades 7 and 10 will have their Body Mass Index calculated. These screenings are performed as required by Chapter 71, Section 57, 105 C.M.R. 200.400 and 200.500 of the Massachusetts General Laws (c. 111, ss. 3 & 5).

A letter detailing the screenings will be sent home with your child the week of January 8, 2018.

Please call the nurse at 978-544-2542, if you have questions or concerns.

Winter Carnival Events

posted Jan 3, 2018, 9:24 AM by Ian Bashaw

Winter Carnival Weekend Jan. 12-13, 2018

The Key Club’s Winter Carnival festivities begin Friday Jan. 12, 2018
with an opening ceremony presented by Key Club members to the student
body. The opening ceremony will begin with the lighting of an Olympic
torch to open the games. Activities include competing in an obstacle
course, participating in a spelling contest with three-D foam letters and
blindfolds, building a snowman, fashioning a snow flake chain, and
competing in a marshmallow relay. The grade which earns the highest score
in the competitions will receive $150.00 from the Key Club for its class

On Saturday morning activities begin at 8:30 with an ice hockey
tournament on the Mahar pond. Following ice hockey, there will be a
volleyball tournament in the Mahar gym. Volleyball is scheduled to begin
at 12:30 p.m. At any point during the day on Saturday, students entered
in the snow sculpture contest may work on their entries; judging will be
at 2:15 p.m. The culmination of the weekend activities is the Winter
Carnival Snow Ball Saturday night from 7 – 10:00 in the Mahar dining hall.
The dance is for students in grades 9 – 12 and features Dan Kirouac as
d.j. An Olympic type award ceremony for the ice hockey and volleyball
competitors will be at 8:30 p.m. The Snow Queens and Kings will also be
presented. The weekend is sponsored by the Mahar Key Club as part of its
school service program.

Drug Recognition and Impairment Presentation

posted Dec 18, 2017, 4:48 AM by Ian Bashaw   [ updated Dec 18, 2017, 4:50 AM ]

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Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 6:00 P.M.

R.C. Mahar Regional School’s
Charlotte Ryan Theater

This presentation is designed to help parents and guardians recognize the
signs of drug impairment and gain a better understanding of the
drug-related threats currently faced by many of our teens. In addition to
impairment recognition, this honest and “eye-opening” presentation will
cover​ ​types​ ​of​ ​drugs,​ ​drug​ ​trends,​ ​and​ ​concealment.

Guiding Good Choices

posted Dec 11, 2017, 5:26 AM by Ian Bashaw   [ updated Dec 11, 2017, 5:27 AM ]

Free Parenting Resources, Tips. Skills, and Support for Parents of 5th - 9th Graders

Meet Mira Bartok

posted Nov 8, 2017, 4:55 AM by Ian Bashaw   [ updated Nov 8, 2017, 4:56 AM ]

Meet Author Mira Bartok Saturday, December 2, 2:00 - 4: 00 PM at Swift River School in New Salem, MA
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Key Club Spaghetti Supper

posted Oct 30, 2017, 11:05 AM by Ian Bashaw   [ updated Oct 30, 2017, 11:05 AM ]

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Key Club Spaghetti Supper
There will be a Key Club Spaghetti Supper Fri. Nov. 3 from
5:30 to 7 P.M. in the Mahar cafeteria. The menu includes spaghetti with meat
or meatless sauce, salad bar, garlic bread, beverage, and homemade dessert on
an all-you-can-eat basis. Tickets are $6.00 for adults and $2.00 for
children under 12. Tickets are available from Key Club members. They will
also be sold during lunch on Nov. 2 and Nov. 3 and at the door. Thank you.

Financial Aid Evening

posted Oct 21, 2017, 4:52 PM by Ian Bashaw

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The  2017 Financial Aid Evening is coming soon, on Tuesday, October 24th at 6:00 p.m. in the Charlotte Ryan Theater. Ryan Forsythe, the Associate President of Enrollment at Worcester State University, will describe the financial aid application process, different types of aid available, how colleges calculate aid amounts and more! This event is useful for advance planning for parents and guardians of younger grade students, and is especially important for seniors and their parents and guardians. 

We looking forward to seeing you there and answering your questions about general financial aid and about the local scholarship application process. 

- thank you! 

Picture Retake Day

posted Oct 18, 2017, 5:18 AM by Ian Bashaw

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O’Connor Studios will be returning on Tuesday, October 24th for students who were absent on picture day, or for those who need their portrait package retaken.  If you’d like to order pictures, please use your original order form, or pick up a new form in the office.  If you are having your picture retaken, return your original package to the photographer on retake day.  No order form is necessary.  Please note that retakes are only offered for students who paid for a portrait, or who were absent the first day.

Mahar Cancer Walk

posted Oct 2, 2017, 8:42 AM by Ian Bashaw   [ updated Oct 2, 2017, 9:23 AM ]

Image result for mahar cancer walkPlease see the following forms for this year's Mahar Cancer Walk.

Make Time for Family Time

posted Sep 18, 2017, 12:22 PM by Ian Bashaw   [ updated Sep 18, 2017, 12:36 PM ]

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