New High School Science Labs

After nearly a year of work, seventeen new, state of the art science labs have opened at Medford High School on June 23, 2014. The new labs will also be used by Medford Vocational Technical High School students and will support the new Biotechnology and Environmental Sciences and Robotics, Automation, and Engineering programs.

The new science lecture hall

The new science lecture hall

A professional development room for staff

A professional development room for staff

Dr. Wadness

Mr. Wadness


A new classroom


The new hallway between the science labs

chemical storage room

A centralized chemical storage area

ventilation hood

A new ventilation hood


Science Director Carolyn Joy leads a tour of the new labs

new classroom

Another new classroom

School Committee members

School Superintendent Roy Belson and MSBA Director Jack McCarthy with School Committee members Paulette Van der Kloot, Robert E. Skerry, Jr., Mayor McGlynn, Erin DiBenedetto, John Falco, and Ann Marie Cugno

McGlynn, McCarthy, Jehlen, and Belson

Mayor McGlynn, MSBA Director Jack McCarthy, State Senator Pat Jehlen, and Supt. Belson


Students check out the new labs


Each lab has a new projector

biology room

A biology room


The ribbon is officially cut on the new science labs!

Jack McCarthy, MSBA

Massachusetts School Building Authority Director Jack McCarthy

Erica Budina

Erica Budina, a 2014 MHS graduate and winner of the Genzyme Science Award

Heidi Riccio

MVTHS Director Heidi Riccio

Joy and Belson

Science Director Carolyn Joy and School Supt. Belson

Rocco Cieri

Mr. Cieri

Van der Kloot, Cugno, Budina, and Joy

Van der Kloot, Cugno, Budina, and Joy

McCarthy, McGlynn, and Garballey

McCarthy, Mayor McGlynn, and State Rep. Sean Garballey

former science directors

Former science directors Maureen Chapman-Fahey and Mark Ryan

Supt. Belson

Supt. Belson

Mayor McGlynn

Mayor McGlynn