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The Maynard School District welcomes students on Tuesday, August 27th, for the first day of the 2019-2020 school year. First day for teachers is Monday, August 26.

Hello Maynard Public Schools, here are the technology announcements for July 2019. The summer is flying by and the technology department is hard at work getting ready for the 19-20 school year....

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Weekly Update: Freshman cookout was a great success on Tuesday evening with the vast majority of students and their families staying, mingling, a positive experience for all. Big thank you from Principal Kevin Caruso and Jean Labelle as well Student Government. On Wednesday Wednesday August 21st parents, students and coaches attended our Sports Information Night. Fall sports are underway. Staff have been busily preparing for the school year, maintenance staff has done an outstanding job getting the schools sparkling. We are ready to begin the school year next week.

Mary Jane Rickson

August 22, 2019

It's back to school time! Don't forget to apply for free/reduced school breakfast and lunch, don't delay! Apply now at https://www.schoollunchapp.com or ask for a lunch application in your school's office. If your student was eligible for free or reduced priced meals last year, and you didn't receive a letter from Maynard Public Schools stating they were free or reduced again this year, you must apply before October 8th to keep this status. Also please remember to visit MySchoolBucks to update your account. MySchoolBucks www.myschoolbucks.com is a website for parents to pay for their child’s school meals using a credit or debit card. With this online service, parents can also view a child’s cafeteria purchases, make payments for their children even if they attend different schools, and set up automatic email reminders to be notified when a payment is needed. Please email candrade@maynard.k12.ma.us if you have any questions.

MPS Food Service

August 21, 2019

Open Table is a great community resource! Check out what they offer! https://5il.co/9mvb

Jennifer Gaudet

August 20, 2019

Maynard Public Schools would like to express our deepest gratitude to Rick Cosetta from Cosetta Electric and Adam and Thomas Sahlberg from Sahlberg Plumbing for their unwavering commitment to our schools. These three individuals volunteered their time in this last push to ensure Green Meadow is ready for our staff on Monday. Our sincerest thanks to them.

Jennifer Gaudet

August 16, 2019

August, 15, 2019 Dear Maynard School Family, I would like to welcome you to the 2019-2020 school year, and am honored to have been chosen as the Interim Superintendent of Schools in Maynard. I want to thank the members of the community and the district for the warm reception I’ve received since being selected. I am excited to begin this journey with the Maynard School District. As an educator for the past twenty-nine years, it is my core belief that all students are afforded educational opportunities to ensure success academically and personally. We may face many obstacles in our journey together, but I can assure you that I am committed to building community, deepening collaboration, and improving communication. In addressing these three tenets, we will have the ability to create a nurturing environment for staff and students, balance fiscal responsibility, and strengthen our educational programs. I look forward to meeting all of our dedicated teachers, staff, and committed families. I am especially excited to meet all of your children and hear what they are interested in so that we can provide them with a high quality educational experience. I look forward to seeing and talking with you within the community. In closing, I would like to invite each of you to a Superintendent’s Meet and Greet at the Maynard High School Cafeteria from on August 21, 2019 from 5:30-6:30, snacks will be provided. I look forward to meeting you. Respectfully, Mary Jane Rickson, M.Ed.

Mary Jane Rickson

August 15, 2019

The Green Meadow Future Committee has planned two community beautification events for ‪August 11‬ and 17.  These events will run ‪from 8:00 AM-11:00 AM‬ at the Green Meadow School.  Volunteers are needed for plant removal near the building and spreading wood chips around the playground structure.  Volunteers are asked to bring hand tools and Wheelbarrows if possible.  If you are interested in participating in this community event, please sign up here. https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/70a0c4fadae23a7f85-green

Jennifer Gaudet

August 9, 2019

Weekly update The Green Meadow project continues to move smoothly. Ceiling tiles are being installed in the classrooms. Deep cleaning has begun. The exhaust fans and roof will be inspected next week. We remain on target for our opening of school. The Green Meadow Future Committee has planned two community beautification events for ‪August 11‬ and 17.  These events will run ‪from 8:00 AM-11:00 AM‬ at the Green Meadow School.  Volunteers are needed for plant removal near the building and spreading wood chips around the playground structure.  Volunteers are asked to bring hand tools and Wheelbarrows if possible.  If you are interested in participating in this community event, please sign up here.  The Central Office Team has some new faces. Eliza Aldrich will be the new administrative assistant in the business office and Colleen Andrade is now in the superintendents office. Maynard Public Schools would like to thank the custodial staff for all of their hard work; the buildings are looking terrific!

Jennifer Gaudet

August 9, 2019

EDIT: A correction to the previous post. The Interim Superintendent, Mary Jane Rickson was listed as Assistant Superintendent/Principal at BayPath in Charlton, in fact she held that title at Pathfinder in Palmer

Stephen Woicik

August 5, 2019
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