Februrary 4th, 2016 the mason high school guidance department and Sinclaire Community college will be hosting College 101 night at 6:00 PM in the Mason High School Auditorium. This will be open to all Juniors, Sophomores, Freshman and parents. Admission reps from many prestigious universitys will be there to inform on the latest trends in college universities. Along with a question and answer portion following the panel dscussion. Learn all the secrets to help you get ahead for college!
Instead of facing judges, rising junior Sreeram Venkatarao presented his science fair project facing a computer screen.
Unlike most traditional science fairs, the first two rounds of the Google Science Fair are held entirely online. According to Venkatarao, this is distinctly different from other science fairs in which he has competed.
Teachers Lori Roth and Stephanie Nally have taken their teaching skills and turned it into a business. They opened a business called Write Now that helps students write college essays, but they also have a section called Arts of Words that writes insurance appeal letters and helps write resumes. Their business also includes a boot camp that is run in the summer which immerses you in the eyes of an admissions officer. Students keep this knowledge for the rest of their lives. For more information see Mrs. Roth or Mrs. Nally.
Mason City Schools joined almost 60 school districts throughout Ohio in releasing arobust companion to the state’s Local Report Card. Called a Quality Profile, the report includes additional accountability measures that define a high-quality education.
The Quality Profile helps characterize the overall educational value of public education beyond standardized testing. This year's report highlights six key areas: academics, finances, innovation, learning environments, global awareness, and whole child.
Mason City Schools discovered that 23 students (the most in school history) were recognized by the National Merit Scholar Competition — a prestigious academic competition for recognition and scholarship. They are only 23 of the 16000 students to achieve this honor. These students will be recognized during the October 16th football game and by the Board of Education on October 27. They will know if they are to be awarded corporate, college, and/or National Merit scholarships between April and July, 2016.
What do you want to be when you grow up? Making the decision of what you want
to be when you grow up is hard, but have you ever been thinking about going into
military service? If you have your not the only one because some MHS students have
made the decision to go into Military Service.
Friday May 15th from 9:00-10:00 a.m. MHS is hosting an event for students both men
and women who have decided to go into military service after they graduate from
During MHS's second semester, 506 students were at school every day and earned a chance to win $100 in cash from the Greater Cincinnati Credit Union. This marks the ninth year that GCCU has sponsored the Perfect Attendance Program at MHS. According to GCCU's Tammi Ellis, "A good way to speak to teens is with cash!" The company donates $800 each semester for eight students who maintain perfect attendance.
Middle School MathCounts Team Takes Top Honors at State for 3rd Year: Liu and Parthasarathi Going to Nationals
Mason Middle School MathCounts team has has established a winning streak. The team earned the first place trophy in Ohio's MathCounts competition on March 14. This is the third year in a row that the school has won the state championship.