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Parent-Teacher Conferences

Metuchen High School will be hosting fall parent/teacher conferences on November 2, 2020. There will be appointments available between the hours of 1:30 pm and 4:30 pm, and again between 6:30 pm and 8:30 pm. All conferences will be virtual and conducted via Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In order to register for a conference with your child’s teacher, you will need to log into your parent genesis account after 3 pm on Monday, October 26 2020. The registration window will open at 3 pm on Monday and will remain open until 8 am on Friday, October 30, 2020. 

Once the registration tab is open, please click on the “conferences” tab in genesis and select which teachers you would like to meet with as well as an available time slot for the meeting. It is recommended that you do NOT book back to back conference appointments due to the fact that conferences are being held via zoom and time to transition between teachers’ various zoom accounts will be necessary.

Each MHS Teacher will post their zoom link on their teacher website for conferences. At the time of your child’s conference, simply click on the zoom link and join the teacher’s waiting room. When he/she is ready for your conference at the prescribed time, they will let you into the meeting. Please expect to remain in the waiting room for a few moments as the teachers finish up conferences with other parents prior to letting you into the session for your conference.

If you would like to meet with your child’s Phys Ed teacher, please email him/her directly at their Metuchen schools email address as listed on the MHS website as PE teachers’ names are not listed on your students’ schedule and therefore you will be unable to schedule a conference with them through Genesis. When your child’s PE teacher receives your email, they will simply reply to you with their zoom link and a proposed meeting time.

If you would like an appointment with your student's school counselor, please email her directly as well. (You will not be able to schedule an appointment with the counselors via the Genesis portal).

As a reminder, students will be dismissed at 12:30 on Monday November 2, 2020 and Wednesday November 4, 2020 and there is no school for students on Tuesday November 3, 2020.  

Financial Aid Information Night - VIRTUAL

Presented by The Associate Director of Financial Aid at Monclair University and hosted by the MHS School Counseling Department

We invite you to join us via Zoom on the evening of Monday, November 2nd at 7PM for a presentation designed just for junior and senior parents preparing for the college financial aid process.

Get the answers to all of your questions about the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Aid) HESSA (New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority) and the CSS Profile. Gain a better understanding of federal and state aid programs, and other sources of funding.

Some people believe that they don't need to complete the FAFSA because they make too much money and won't qualify for any aid. It is a mistake not to complete the FAFSA, and here are some reasons why:

1.It may make you eligible for a low interest loan.

2.It may be required by some merit scholarships.

3.It may be necessary in order to borrow money so that payments can be spread over a longer time period.

4.It may be that your fortunes change through the year and having the form on file can help make a difficult time a little easier.

Zoom Connection Information: https://montclair.zoom.us/j/88508324869

We strongly encourage you to join us and learn more about this critical aspect of the college admissions process.

Arts High 2021

In the Spring of 2021, Arts High – grades 9-12 will again be offering their award-winning program as part of the Gifted and Talented program for Metuchen High School. Classes will be in a virtual, live, interactive format. Please see the attached flyer or log on to www.ArtsHigh.net for information on how to get an invite to a Zoom information session.

During the spring semester, (first week in February 2021), after an audition process (on December 5-6), students who are in good academic and social standing, will have the opportunity to participate in an Arts High virtual program. Courses taught by professional artists, all successful in their field, will include Visual Arts Drawing & Painting, 3D, Anime, Vocal Music Broadway/Classical, Jazz Improv, Creative Writing, Poetry, Modern Dance, Acting, Photography and Film Making. Classes will run one afternoon a week for fourteen consecutive weeks. All grade levels may participate and some of the classes are eligible for college credits through Middlesex County College.

Free live Zoom presentations will be made available to all interested students. Please visit www.artshigh.net for registration on our general information drop down tab. Application deadline is November 15, 2020. Virtual auditions will take place on December 5-6.

Please contact the Gifted and Talented Supervisor, Ashley Jaye at ajaye@metboe.k12.nj.us for more information.

Please complete this Google Form if your child is interested.

Respectfully,

Marisell Martely-Thomas

Arts and Education Center

732-566-2787

marisell@artsandedcenter.org

Attachments:
Arts High Application Flyer 2020 2021.pdf

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MHS PAWDCASTS

The MHS Pawdcast is the radio voice of Metuchen High School. Click the link in the blue sidebar weekly for new broadcasts and to listen to our archived weekly podcasts where we talk all things MHS.

MHS Hall of Fame Class of 2020
The Metuchen High School Hall of Fame was created to honor alumni, employees, and major contributors who have distinguished themselves by their achievements in scholarship, athletics, career, community service, and/or society as a whole. The honor of being elected to the MHS Hall of Fame will be afforded to those who, through their actions, have contributed to the established vision of the Metuchen School District. The selected Hall of Fame honorees will continue to serve as positive role models providing inspiration, hope, support, and relevance to our community. If you would like to nominate someone for the Class of 2020, please click on the MHS Hall of Fame link in the blue sidebar for the criteria and nomination form.

Metuchen Community Asset Map

Click to read about this wonderful resource and how it was created. A direct link to the site can be found in the blue sidebar.

Anti-Bullying Information

Metuchen High School Anti-Bullying Specialist Brian Stike bstike@metboe.k12.nj.us 

Metuchen School District Anti-Bullying Coordinator- TBD