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MHS/MVTHS PTO Trivia Night Feb. 7th

Tickets are now available for the Medford High School/Medford Vocational Technical High School PTO’s 5th Annual TRIVIA NIGHT at the American Legion Hall (321 Winthrop Street, Medford) on Saturday, February 7 from 7:00pm to 11:00pm. Proceeds from Trivia Night support the Junior Up All Night Party which provides a safe post-prom celebration for Medford junior […]

Tufts University Employees Donate to 10 Medford Programs

The Tufts Neighborhood Service Fund (TNSF) committee recently awarded grants to ten programs in Medford. TNSF collects donations from university employees throughout the year and then awards grants to community-based, charitable organizations that serve Tufts’ host communities (Somerville, Medford, Grafton and Boston’s Chinatown) and actively engage Tufts volunteers in their work. A committee comprised of […]

Impending Blizzard Closes Schools for 2 Days

Updated 10:18AM Tuesday, January 27, 2015 The Medford Public Schools and Medford City Hall are both closed on Tuesday, January 27. On Tuesday School Superintendent Roy Belson announced the schools will also be closed on Wednesday, January 28. A snow emergency is in effect in Medford as of 5PM Monday until further notice. That means […]

Mystic Valley NAACP Debuts PSA

TV commercial titled “Statistic” aims to open eyes and minds with positive message An eye-opening TV commercial is about to break, and nearly 20 Medford, MA High School students will become the collective face of a powerful message. The black & white commercial called “Statistic” begins with an unexpected opening line. While three African-American young […]

Latest News from the Medford High Alumni Association

The recently launched Medford High School Alumni Association continues to grow. The organization recently hosted its second annual Medford Night fundraiser with Tom Convery at John Brewer’s Tavern, which helped raise funds for senior scholarships. The MHSAA is currently offering two $500 scholarships for graduating seniors. Scholarship applications, open nominations for local awards, upcoming events, […]

Cornel West to Deliver Public Lecture at Tufts Jan. 21

Cornel West spoke at Tufts in 2012. Professor, activist and author Cornel West will deliver the Gerald Gill Keynote Lecture at Tufts University’s Medford/Somerville campus on January 21 at 7 PM. The lecture is presented by the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy (CSRD) at Tufts. West focuses much of his work and […]

Tufts Ranks High on Best College Values List

Financial Magazine Ranks Private Colleges for Value – Allison Goldsberry Despite being one of the most expensive colleges in Massachusetts, a financial magazine has ranked Tufts University among its 100 best college values. Kiplinger has ranked Tufts 21st among private universities and 16th on the list of best college values in New England. Tufts is […]

‘World Cafe’ Event Thursday, Jan. 15th

Team Medford in collaboration with the Medford High School Gay Straight Alliance Club, INTERACT Club and Amnesty International Club will be holding a World Café event on Thursday January 15th 2015, starting at 6:30pm in the Medford High School Lobby. The World Café is a safe space where youth and adults can have conversations about […]

School Closed Due to Forecast of Extreme Cold

- Allison Goldsberry The Medford Public Schools will be closed on Thursday, January 8 due to the severe cold expected. According to the National Weather Service, wind chill values on Thursday could be as much as twenty degrees below zero. School Superintendent Belson said the weather was not safe for children to wait at bus […]

MHS English Teacher Releases 4th CD

Medford High School English teacher Max Heinegg recently released his fourth CD. The CD is available on SoundCloud and YouTube and will be in iTunes soon, according to Heinegg. Heinegg, in his twelfth year at MHS, also taught at the former Brooks-Hobbs and Andrews Middle School. What are your musical influences and inspirations? My influences […]