FROM STEM ALLIANCE:
STEM Alliance of Larchmont Mamaroneck is looking for recent MHS graduates in STEM fields to speak to current MHS students at the MHS Talks roundtables this March. If you are or know someone who could help to mentor MHS students by sharing their experience working or studying in STEM fields please contact us
to learn more.
We are looking for five parents to join our nominating committee to fill the following positions on the PTSA exec board: Co-president, VP Communication, VP Student Services, Treasurer and VP Programs. No experience is necessary but you must have an up-to-date PTSA membership, and a current MHS student. Please contact Joan Capaldi
if you are interested in serving.
FROM MHS FUNDRAISING:
Don’t miss out! We’re selling MHS apparel Wednesday February 10 and Thursday February 11 in the overpass from 11-1pm. We have SWEATSHIRTS and our new TIGER’S HATS. If we don’t have your size you can order it.
The Pace 1 Show - Tuesday February 9, 7:30pm. This is an opportunity for our first year students to show their stuff on stage. Performances include theatre, music and dance . Admission is FREE.
FROM MHS MUSIC DEPARTMENT:
Come join the fun and see the MHS Musical “ANYTHING GOES” Thursday February 25 through Saturday February 27, 7PM, McLain Auditorium
ANYTHING GOES is a wonderfully delightful Cole Porter musical comedy. Musical mayhem takes place aboard the S.S. American, an ocean liner which leaves New York bound for England during the age of jazz and swing. ANYTHING GOES combines the stories of star-crossed lovers, a couple of lovable gangsters, a beautiful night club singer and a company of tappers, singers, and sailors!
This MHS production features a cast of 100 students, singing, dancing, acting, student pit orchestra and tech crew.
Ticket prices: $12 adults & $8 Youth
Ticket Reservations: Contact Melissa Keras-Donaghy
FROM THE NURSES OFFICE:
February is Eyeglass Collection month in the Mamaroneck School District
Each year the school nurses collect any used prescription or non-prescription glasses to be sent to Lion’s Club Recycle for Sight. A box will be available in the High School Health Office to collect your unused eyeglasses. Thank you very much for contributing to this worthy cause!!
FROM THE OFFICE OF FINANCIAL AID:
Recently, a letter was sent home inviting all seniors to apply for the 2016 NYS Academic Excellence Scholarship.
This scholarship is open to all students that meet the criteria outlined in the letter. Applications are available in the Financial Aid Office, Room N208, and can be completed in just a few short minutes while in the office. Please contact Marcia Burkett
at or call 914.220.3200 if you need additional information.
Now that most of your college applications have been submitted, it is time to make sure that you complete your Financial Aid forms. The FAFSA is now available for you to complete and it is recommended that you do so this month. Click here
to complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Contact Marcia Burkett
or call 220.3200 if you need further assistance with this process.
FROM THE DISTRICT/COMMUNITY:
Upcoming Board of Education meetings:
Tuesday, February 9, 7 pm, Board of Education Study Session — MHS Library Classroom
Topic: Human Resources Development: Recruiting, Hiring & Supporting Our Professional Staff
Tuesday, February 23, 7 pm, Board of Education meeting — MHS Tiered Classroom
Topics: System Challenges Update and Ongoing School-Based Health Center Needs Assessment Discussion
** Note: The Board will accept questions from community members via e-mail both before and during the meeting. Questions must be related to the topic under discussion and can not be anonymous. E-mail the Board at firstname.lastname@example.org
to have your question read by a Board member. The Board will make every attempt to answer as many questions on-air as possible.SAVE THE DATE! SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2016: MAMARONECK HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT GOVERNMENT & FURNITURE SHAREHOUSE CLUB CO-SPONSOR DRIVE
, 9am – 1pm.
MHS students will sponsor the annual FURNITURE DRIVE to benefit Westchester’s furniture bank. They will be collecting items, which FURNITURE SHAREHOUSE redistributes, free of charge, to families in need. The drive will take place in the parking lot at Mamaroneck High School, rain or shine. Only basic HOME FURNITURE IN GOOD CONDITION will be accepted, so before you load up your car, please go to www.furnituresharehouse.org
to make sure your furniture meets the donation guidelines. For more info (or donation questions) contact Leslie Garwood,
or call 914-315-1982.