Week of 5/24/10 - 5/28/10
Grades ~ You can now access your child's grades online! Go to the following link http://powerschool.rcmahar.org/public/home.html and enter the User Name and Password that were provided to you by the school. If you have lost or forgotten your User Name and Password, please contact the school.

Washington, D.C. ~ Payment #3 is due Friday, June 4

PTS3 Testing Wednesday 5/26!



Week of 5/10/10 - 5/14/10
Progress Reports have gone home. Please review your child's report, sign it, and return it promptly. If you have any questions or concerns about your child's academic performance and/or behavior, please write your comment on the report or contact us.

MCAS is next week! Get plenty of rest, eat a healthy breakfast, and come to school prepared!



Week of 4/26/10 - 4/30/10
Washington, D.C. payments are due (if you are following the Standard Payment Plan). Please submit your payment by Friday 4/30!


Week of 4/12/10 - 4/16/10
Show your school spirit! It's SPIRIT WEEK!
Monday - Tie Dye Day
Tuesday - Crazy Hair Day
Wednesday - Show your solidarity! Wear all orange!
Thursday - Pajama Day
Friday - Twin / Triplet Day

Rewards Day is Friday, April 16th. Make up all owed work (and stay caught up!) in order to participate. We will have outdoor activities as well as movie options!


Washington DC - The next scheduled payment is due April 26th


Week of 4/05/10 - 4/09/10
VERY IMPORTANT: Parents Group Meeting Thursday, April 8th at 5:30pm in the Charlotte Ryan Theater. The meeting is being held to discuss fundraising opportunities for the Class of 2015.

Week of 3/29/10 - 4/02/10
Grades close this week! Make up all of your work!

Week of 3/22/10 - 3/26/10
MCAS this week! Get plenty of rest, eat a healthy breakfast, and bring something to read for after testing! Good luck!


Week of 3/01/10 - 3/05/10
We have begun drawing raffle winners! We will draw one ticket each day for the entire month of March. 31 chances to win!

Raffle Winners: Amy Deckert (3/1), Leo Jillson (3/2), Beth Christiansen (3/3), Fred Shaw (3/4), Jacqui Hicks (3/5)

Washington DC Payment #1 was due 2/26/10

Progress Reports went home 2/26/10. Please review them with your parent/guardian, have them signed, and return your report promptly!


Week of 2/8/10 - 2/12/10
Move Day is Friday, February 12th. You must be caught up on all of your work in order to enjoy the film!

Fundrasier Permission Forms are due Friday, February 12th. If you do not turn in a permission form by that time, you will not be participating in the fundraiser.

Fundraiser materials - Calendars and/or Money - are due Monday, February 22nd.



Week of 2/1/10 - 2/5/10
Check out Mrs. Hartshorn's new webpage!

Thursday, February 4th, Mahar will be hosting the 6th Grade for Orientation Day. There will be NO SCHOOL for 7th and 8th graders.


Week of 1/25/10 - 1/29/10
Thursday, February 4th Mahar will be hosting the 6th Grade for Orientation Day. There will be no school that day for 7th and 8th graders.

New Fundraiser - March Madness Calendars! Sell your calendars to earn $$$ for your Class of 2015 account.

Monday - Delayed Opening!


Week of 1/19/10 - 1/22/10

Monday, January 25th is a delayed opening!

Third Quarter has officially begun!

DC Field Trip Forms are due January 22nd



Week of 1/11/10 - 1/15/10


No School Monday!

Grades close Wednesday!!

Washington, DC Field Trip Informational Packets have been sent home with students. Packets include a tentative itinerary, payment schedule, and MUCH more! Please take the time to read through the packet, and let us know if you have any questions or concerns. Any forms must be filled out and returned by January 22nd!




Week of 1/04/10 - 1/08/10

Math - Chapter 3 Test on Friday

We have sent home a reminder about Tuesday's Field Trip meeting. Please sign your child's agenda to indicate that you have received this reminder.

Grades close Wednesday, January 13th!

There will be a VERY IMPORTANT informational meeting for parents regarding the Washington D.C. Field Trip!!

  • When: Tuesday, January 5th @6pm
  • Where: Kermit Cooke Auditorium


WINTER VACATION: 12/23/09 - 01/03/10 HAPPY HOLIDAYS!! SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!!!!



Week of 12/21/09-12/25/09

​Dismissal Tuesday at 2:05pm - NO AFTER SCHOOL


Week of 12/14/09 - 12/18/09

MS Dance tonight! 6:30-9:00pm

Classic Cookie Orders arrive Monday. Orders MUST go home with you. Please make arrangements for transportation.

Make up all owed work by Friday, December 18 in order to participate in MOVIE DAY!!

Return your Progress Reports!



Week of 12/07/09 - 12/11/09

Progress Reports went home Monday, December 7th. Make sure you look over your report with a parent/guardian, have it signed, and return the bottom promptly!

Classic Cookie orders will arrive Monday, December 14th. Orders MUST go home with you that day! Please arrange for a ride home.

Make up all of your work by December 18th in order to participate in MOVIE DAY!



Week of: 11/30/09 - 12/04/09

Progress Reports will be going home Monday, December 7th. Make sure you look over your report with a parent/guardian, have it signed, and return it promptly.

Sell your candles and cookie dough! The $$$ you earn will go towards our Washington, D.C. Field Trip! All $$$ and orders are due Monday, December 7th.

Cookie dough orders will arrive Monday, December 14th. Orders must go home that day! Please make arrangements for a ride home if you cannot carry your orders on the bus.


You have until December 18th to make up all owed work in order to participate in MOVIE DAY!