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MHS Students Watch Live Surgery Broadcast


The Christ Hospital recently opened its operating room to about 100 Mason High School honors anatomy and physiology students. On October 2, Maggie Long and Carol Lehman’s students watched a live broadcast of a laparoscopic weight loss surgery in the school’s auditorium. Dale J. Block, MD, Premier Family Care of Mason, helped facilitate the lesson, and answered students’ questions as they watched the live video feeds of the operating room and the laparoscopic camera.

Increased Rigor Coming to a Classroom Near You


Mason students and families are beginning to see some exciting shifts in the way that students are learning.  For years, Mason has used academic standards that exceeded the State of Ohio’s standards. Now, Ohio’s standards for English language arts, mathematics, science and social studies are becoming more rigorous.  Mason will use these new standards as a foundation as it elevates what students are learning and what teachers are teaching.

MHS Junior Scores Perfect SAT

Perfection remains elusive for most of us. But, not for Naina Singh – a humble Mason High School junior who scored a perfect SAT– whose taking the huge accomplishment in stride.

“I never expected to get a perfect score. Really, I just tried to do my best,” said Singh.

The Mason High School junior scored a perfect 2400 on the SAT college entrance exam she took in January. Of the nearly 1.6 million students who took the test last year, only 384 scored a 2400, according to the College Board, which administers the test used by many colleges to decide which students to admit.

2 Mason Students to Represent Ohio at National History Day Competition

Mason students aren’t just learning about history – they are making history! On April 29, twelve Mason City Schools students competed in the Ohio History Day Competition at The Ohio State University.  MHS freshman Sonia Yeolekar and Mason Middle School seventh grader Aditya Jogeach were selected to represent Ohio at the national competition in College Park, Maryland this June. MHS freshman Melissa Groenewold, MMS seventh graders Sneha Gundavarpu and Annie McBeath and MMS eighth grader Mekhala Rao all received honorable mention. 

MHS Choir Gleeful to Connect with OSU Singers

A part of The Ohio State University was at Mason High School April 20 when the college’s Women’s Glee Club performed.
The group’s trip to Mason was helped along by member Jamie Williams, a Class of 2008 MHS grad and OSU zoology major.
“As a science major, I felt a little starved to flex my creative and artistic side my freshman year at OSU. I was so inspired by Mrs. Santos [MHS Choir Director] that I knew I needed to explore opportunities to perform. I found the OSU Women’s Glee Club my sophomore year, and it has been a  wonderful outlet for me ever since!”

MHS to have more future Red Hawks than any US high school

“In Mason, you feel that ‘fire in the belly’ where there is a high degree of ambition, energy and achievement, and that’s what makes MHS students such a great match for Miami University,” said MU President Dr. David Hodge to the 149 Mason seniors who were accepted to Miami – more future Red Hawks than any other high school in the country.
The university provided a breakfast to the MHS seniors who were accepted, and Dr. Hodge answered students’ questions.

MHS Chronicle Staffers Earn Accolades

Congratulations to staff members of the Mason High School student-produced newspaper, The Chronicle, who recently received several awards.  "This is a tremendous group of students," saidThe Chronicle advisor, Dale Conner.  "They work hard to cover all aspects of school life at Mason High School in an unbiased, balanced, and honest manner."