McGlynn Middle School News Archive

McGlynn MS 6th Grade Orientation August 23, 2017

Monday, August 7th, 2017

The McGlynn Middle School will be hosting a 6th Grade Orientation for students and parents on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 6 PM.

Please join us for a grade 6 orientation program designed to introduce students and parents to the McGlynn Middle School experience and help students understand where to go on the first day of school.

– Tour the School
– Meet Teachers & Support Staff
– Learn Routines and Expectations
– Receive your Homeroom Assignment
– Meet the Principal & Assistant Principal

School Supply List

Friday, August 4th, 2017


Please do not go to the expense of purchasing too much too soon. Many students purchase unnecessary items, for example: calculators, multiple notebooks, etc. Our intent is that $15.00 should cover these needs. The students may be asked to purchase additional supplies at a minimal cost during September.

Supply List for SY 2017-2018:

Either a 2” Nylon Zip Notebook (not a trapper) or a
3” Binder (preference of grade 6 & 7 teams)

1 – 3-hole pouch to hold pens & pencils

3 – No. 2 pencils

2 – black ink pens, preferably fine point

1 – highlighter (preferably yellow)

1 – thin black sharpie (for Art)

1 – sheet of white poster board (for Art)

1 – subject dividers (one pack of ten)

2 – 8½ x 11-pocket folders

2 – Composition Books (grade 7)

2 – Very inexpensive single subject notebooks

*All students will be given a handbook/assignment book

4th Quarter Honor Roll- Updated Aug. 2

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

High Honors

Sara Abulfaraj, Caroline Anderson, Arielle Bezerra, Frantzcesca Charles, Samuel Cluggish, Christina Costa, Iasmim de Sousa-Vieira, Marina DeSimone, Emily Gaddy, Daniel Gross, Margaret Hines, Anamol Kaspal, Ember Kerstetter, Fernanda Leite, Owen Liao, Philipe Natanael Lino, Liza Lopes, Joey Phong Lu, Leticia Madeira, Manuel Sebastian Magayanes, Danielle Martello, Geraldine Martinez Florez, Jack Medeiros, Nathan Moreno, Micaias Mota, Amine Nazih, Sumaya Orni, Christopher Ortiz, Jonathan Ortiz, Noa Ospenson, Caterina Paone, Tyler Pham, Sophia Purifory, Domenik Rizzo, Samuel Sarsfield, Katerina Simeonidis, Abigail Sloan, Edward Song, Joseph Steriti, Elise Turner, Meicha Vertilus, Matthew Wright, Wesly Zhou, Jiahao Zhu


Cailey Adamos, Mariana Alves, Dechen Antsa, Bendjy Auguste, Colin Bailey, Nicole Banks, Henrique Barcelos, Oscar Barrera, Kevyn Batista, Maram Bensaber, Caelee Bouley, Rayssa Braga, Allison Burgess, Kathleen Campbell, Layla Caranfa, Nadia Carbone, Aniya Crump, Nicolas Da Silva, Amishika Dhaurali, Gabriel Di Giustini, Madeleine Dugan, Enes Elmasllari, Nouha Elyazidi, Daniel Etienne, Samuel Etienne, Jaquelin Figueroa, Rayanne Forbes, Angelique Forcucci, Nicholas Gaddy, Natalie Galindo, Diego Hernandez Escorihuela, Jessica Holmes, Bonnie Huang, Anaya Jacques Simon, Anamol Javaid, Khushdeep Kaur, Sunaina Kaur, Ansh Khosla, Deacon Kumar, Janet Lam, Ashley LaMonica, Unice Bianca Lampong, Henry Lee, Brianna Leite, Sabrina Leite, Shayla Lemmons, Joseph Leonforte, Miguel Luiz Lima Siqueira, Xiangyu Lin, Sherby Luma, Eduardo Sebastian Magayanes, Gabriella Marques-Moran, Brooke McBrine, Jack McWethy, David Mei, Victoria Miller, Vanessa Moran, Quintin Neves, Cindy Nguyen, Jessica Novoa Martinez, Deiby Ochoa Arciniegas, Victoria Oliveira, Jeaden Oriol, Joshua Pahang, Amy Parrilla, Alyssa Parziale, Tales Passos, Rachell Paz, Shelby Perito, Tenzin Phunkhang, Naomie Pierre, Sabrina Pinto, Mariana Plata, Anderson Prince, Louis Pucillo, Jessika Queiroz, Jason Quinlan, Prabidhi Rana, Hanna Raymond, Kendrick Richardson, Josephine Rizzo, Daisy Sanchez, Joab Santos, John Scarpelli, Jennifer Silva, Daniel Skepple, Samerawit Takele, Gabriella Tello, Deryck Tran, Theodore Tringale, Justin Truong, Olivia Tufts, Brandon Vargus, Sangini Verma, Madeleine Whisler, Allison Wright


Ryan Christopher, Robert Passanisi, Lucas Purger, Henrique Paulo Ramos, Vikranta Sagar, Brendan Sheehan, Luiz-Henrique Silva, Sara Solferino, Gabriel Tomaz

2017-2018 School Calendar- Updated Jun. 30th

Monday, June 26th, 2017

Master Events Calendar

School Calendar

Tuesday, August 29 is the first day of school for grades 1 through 12.

Wednesday, September 6 is the first day of school for kindergarten students.

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Summer Reading 2017

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

summer reading

ELA: Elementary Grades K-5

ELA: Middle & High School Grades 6-12

Social Studies: High School Grades 9-12

Summer School Information

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

Grades 6 & 7

Grades 8-12

Summer Camps & Other Activities- Updated

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

Grades K-6

The Summer Fun Program will be offered through Medford Community Schools at Medford High School.  The program runs for (8) weeks from June 26th – August 18th, for students K-6.  Students will have an opportunity to participate  in a number of activities including sports, games, arts, crafts, movies, swimming and much, much, more.  Families can sign up on a weekly basis.  The program runs from 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM.  The cost is $145 per week and includes breakfast everyday and pizza on Fridays!  Contact the Community Schools Office at (781) 393-2226 or download the registration form here.

Middle School (grades 6-8)

Middle School Computer Science Camp will provide students with the opportunity to explore the field of computer science and design, as well as, program real working mobile apps.  This camp is available to Medford through the Middle School Pathways in Computer Science Program, and is funded by the National Science Foundation, so there is no fee to attend.  Lunch is provided daily.  The camp is located at the McGlynn Middle School.  Camp dates are:  Mon/July 17th -Fri/July 21st.  Camp runs from 9 AM – 3:30 PM.  For information about this camp, please contact Molly Laden at

Medford Vocational Technical High School  CTE Explore Camp is for incoming 8th grade students from the McGlynn and Andrews Middle Schools who would like the opportunity to explore the various offerings in career and technical education that are offered at MTHS.  CTE Explore will run for two weeks:  July 10th-13th and July 17th-20th (Monday-Thursday) from 8 AM – 12 noon.  The cost for the two week program is $150 and includes one hour of swimming and a daily snack.  Due to the nature of this program, availability is limited.  Students will be enrolled on a first come/first serve basis.  For more information, please contact Jill Sawyer at

All Ages

The Medford Recreation Department is offering weekly events all summer.  There are events at local parks, plus Wrights Pond and the Tufts Pool will be opening at the end of June.  All information about Medford’s Summer Recreation Program can be found online at or in the Recreation Guide which can be picked up at Medford City Hall, the Medford Family Network, the Medford Public Library, and at many other locations throughout the City. Stop by the City of Medford’s table at Medford Day on June 4 and Circle the Square on June 15 to learn more about the programs being offered and to pick up a Recreation Guide.  To speak with someone about all programs, please call 781-393-2486 or email

Ages 0-5

The Medford Family Network hosts Traveling Playgroups in different parks, all summer from 9:00 AM – 11 AM, weather permitting The park schedule runs  Mondays-Thursday.  The Medford Family Network also hosts different events throughout the summer.  To obtain a complete list of the Traveling Playgroups Schedule, along with any MFN special summer events, you can go to

Sports Camps (ages vary)

The Mustang Basketball Program will once again be hosting a summer camp the weeks of June 26th and July 10th.  Girls and Boys entering grades K-9 are encouraged to participate.  The camp will held at Medford High School.  The time of the camp, is daily, 9 AM – 2:00 PM. and the camps will be held  June 26th – June 30th and  July 10th – July 14th.   Cost per camper – $160 for one week – $290 for two weeks.   Family cost (2 or more children) – $135 per student per week.  For further information, please contact Coach John Skerry at

There will be a Swim Clinic at the Medford High School Pool – August 14th- 18th from 2 PM- 5 PM – Cost $75 per student Ages-8-13 years old – The Swim Clinic exposes swimmers to competitive swim team activities.  Student will watch swimming technique videos, do exercises and drills on land and in the water to strengthen swimming form and efficiency.  They will do relay games. Swimmers should be at least a Level 3 Swimmer, and able to swim on top of the water and float in deep water without assistance.  For further information or to register, please contact Coach Mary Judge at

Summer Soccer Camp- all ages- August 14 through August 18. Please click here to download the flier & registration form (Word).

Medford Volleyball Camp Come join the Medford High School Volleyball team and Head Coach Taylor Dyer for a week of skills, drills, and game play. Boys and Girls, grades 6-9, are welcome to come and learn all about the sport of volleyball.

When: July 31st- August 4th

Time: 8:30 am – 12:00pm

Where: Medford High School

Cost : $110

Please contact Coach Dyer at

City of Medford Summer Recreation Program

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Mayor Stephanie M. Burke is excited to announce the 2017 Summer Recreation Program. Registration is now open for over 20 athletic and hands-on programs.

Athletic clinics include soccer, flag football, softball, swimming and more for ages ranging from 3 to adults. Hands-on programs introduce youth ages 5-14 to creative activities such as computing, filmmaking, Lego workshops, rocket-making and more.

Medford’s popular 6-week Parks Program is also returning, giving youth an opportunity to get outside and play from 9am-1pm each day from July 10 to August 18. This year, all activities will take place in a different single park throughout Medford each week, bringing all youth together in one location. Activities will include sports, games, crafts, and more and the park locations will be Harris Park, Barry Park, Carr Park, Tufts Park, Morrison Park, and Playstead Park. The Free Lunch Program will provide youth ages 18 and under with lunch at no-cost at five of the six locations. (There will be no free lunch at Playstead Park).

Residents are also invited to get out and cool off at Wright’s Pond and Tufts Pool which are scheduled to open on June 24. Wright’s Pond is open to residents only, and vehicle and walk-in passes will be on sale beginning June 1st. Tufts Pool is open to residents and non-residents, and family and individual passes will also be on sale on June 1st. All passes can be purchased online at, by mail, or in the Treasurer/Collector’s Office at Medford City Hall during normal operating hours: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 8:30am to 4:30pm; Wednesdays from 8:30am to 7:30pm, and Fridays from 8:30am to 12:30pm. Pool passes can no longer be purchased at Tufts Pool.

“In the winter of 2017, over 1,300 people responded to a survey designed to gather feedback about what our community wants to see in a Recreation Program in Medford,” said Mayor Stephanie M. Burke. “We’re excited to incorporate this feedback into our summer program, and will be proposing during budget cycle a full-time Recreation Department for the fall of 2017 which will offer year-round programming and will further incorporate the important feedback from the community gathered in the survey.”

All information about Medford’s Summer Recreation Program can be found online at or in the Recreation Guide which can be picked up at Medford City Hall, the Medford Family Network, the Medford Public Library, and at many other locations throughout the City.

To speak with someone about all programs, please call 781-393-2486 or email

Take a look at the new 2017 Recreation Guide!
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Download PDF version or view guide online

Medford Community Schools Summer Fun Program Grades K-6

Monday, May 1st, 2017

Medford Community Schools is offering their popular summer vacation camp at the Medford High School with Director Anthony Petrelis and staff.

Your child will participate in a number of activities from sports, games, arts & crafts, movies, swimming, and much more!


Doors Open/Drop-Off at 7:30 am
Doors Close/Pick-Up at 4:30 pm

RATE $145.00 per week

Week 1: June 26 – June 30
Week 2: July 3 –7– ( July 4th closed)
Week 3: July 10 – 14
Week 4: July 17 -21
Week 5: July 24 -28
Week 6: July 30 – Aug 4
Week 7: Aug 7 – 11
Week 8: Aug 14 – 18

***Breakfast is provided everyday and Pizza Day is every Friday for lunch***

Please bring:
Sandals (for pool only)
Bathing Suit
Water bottle
Any medications – to be given by licensed EMT

Guidance Blog

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Check out Mrs. Deterding’s Guidance Blog!

Wood Donations for Tech Workshop

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

We are accepting donations of wood, scrap wood, plywood, or any type of wood for our Tech Workshop class here at McGlynn Middle School.

Please email Mr. Michael Scarola at or call the school at 781-393-2333 with any donations.

Thanks for your help!

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Ongoing Textile Recycling Fundraiser

Friday, September 18th, 2015
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Lab 131 and 323 Sign-up

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Computer Lab

Click on the link below to sign out one of the two computers.

Computer Lab Sign out

Lab 131 is located on the first floor, grade 8B wing. Lab 323 is located on the third floor, grade 6B wing.

Lab 219 is an instructional classroom as is not available to sign out.

McGlynn Morning Show

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Morning Announcements

Click here to view the McGlynn Morning Show