As the year is ending, semesters are approaching with a rapid pace. There many positive components that come along with the semester change. New Classes are added, expanding the horizon of topics that are to be taught in school and many new AP courses will be introduced. Due to the change in semesters the Mason School District will save $1.5 million each year.
Summer School Registration has officially begun. Students should register to recover or take extra-credit courses. Summer School registration will based on a first serve and first come basis, so be aware to register if you are willing to take Summer School. Below are attached documents which will give more info
After using the district’s fifth snow day on January 21, Mason City Schools superintendent Dr. Gail Kist-Kline asked the school board to approve a calamity day make up plan that would give students an alternative to making up days at the end of the year. The board approved the plan during its regularly scheduled January 21 meeting, and will ask the Ohio Department of Education to approve the calamity day alternative make-up plan.
On January 31, February 1, 7 & 8, Mason High School Theater will present Shakespeare’s most beloved comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, in the school’s Studio Theater. Curtain for all shows are at 8pm with an afternoon matinee also offered on February 1. Tickets are $10.00 for adults, $8.00 for students, and seniors. All senior citizens are invited to attend the final dress rehearsal on January 30 at 7pm free of charge.
This time of year, Student Government members receive a list and check it twice to give families in need a memorable holiday season.
According to junior student body vice president Sam Hodge, ‘Kids Count’ is one of Student Government’s yearly charitable outreaches.
“Student Government partners up with Children’s Hospital,” Hodge said. “We get lists from kids and their families, or families that have a terminally ill child, and we go and we collect money in each first bell.”
The Mason City school district was recently honored by being named a College Board AP Honor Roll Recipient. 477 districts across both the US and Canada received this award, and Mason is one of 38 Ohio districts to have been named a Recipient. This is the fourth year the College Board named districts on their outstanding AP participation, and the fourth year the Mason district has qualified.
Mason High School senior Katie Rojas was recognized as The Kiwanis Club of Mason's November Student of the Month. Rojas was nominated by Barb Shuba, National Honor Society advisor.
Rojas is MHS’s National Honor Society president, a writer for the school newspaper,the Chronicle, and organizer of this year’s incredible fundraiser to support MHS freshman Aidan Glass, Knockout Cancer.
The 2014 Mason City Schools Science Fair held at Mason Middle School needs judges! The Thursday, February 6, 2014 event hosts approximately 250 middle and high school students, all eager to interact with and learn from members of our community who are interested in science.
SCHEDULE FOR MASON CITY SCHOOLS SCIENCE FAIR
Thursday, February 6
3:00-3:45 Snacks Provided for Judges(Pizza and salad)
3:30 Meeting with the Judges
3:45 - 6:30 Judging in pairs
6:30 - 7:00 Exhibit open to the public