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In Memory of Miss Natalie Cibort

Middletown Area School District has suffered a great loss in the death of beloved elementary teacher Miss Natalie Cibort. A letter from Dr. Lori A. Suski, MASD Superintendent of Schools, […]
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Are You Ready for Weather Alerts?

1) Sign into the PowerSchool Parent Portal 2) Once logged in, click on SchoolMessenger at the bottom of the screen. 3) Next you will be asked if you grant permission for […]
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UPDATE: Thursday Ticket Sales CANCELLED

DUE TO THE FORECAST FOR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2018, PRE-SALE TICKETS WILL NOT BE SOLD ON THURSDAY EVENING. GAME DETAILS District III Finals Bermudian Springs (Away) vs. Middletown (Home) Friday, […]
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At A Glance – November 2018

Welcome to this month’s edition of At A Glance. To get started, simply click on the banner associated with the article you wish to read.
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Partnering With Parents @ Fink

How do you get kids to WANT learn their ABCs or put sounds together to read words? With fun games and manipulatives they can take home to practice with their parents and siblings! […]
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New Raider Apparel Supports Prom

The MAHS Prom Committee is running a spirit-wear fundraiser to help support the 2019 Prom. In cooperation with “With Kidz in Mind,” the specialty, high-quality items pictured here are available for purchase. […]
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Science @ Reid

“There are different kinds of lima beans,” Korbin explains. “We planted the white beans, not the green ones. Beans grow really fast so that’s why we planted them.” Mrs. Sue Bracht’s […]
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STEM @ Kunkel

Throughout MASD, older elementary students partner with younger students in what is commonly known as “Book Buddies.” Students are paired with a student from another class and spend time throughout the […]
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ABC27 Airs MASD Bullying Program

On Wednesday, October 24, 2018, Middletown Area School District in partnership with Center for Safe Schools, hosted a Bullying Prevention Event for parents and students. ABC27 was present to capture […]
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CALENDAR REMINDER – Nov. 5 & 6

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5 Elementary students will have an EARLY DISMISSAL due to Parent/Teacher Conferences in the afternoon. Lunch will be served. Early Dismissal Times: Fink & Reid – 11:25 a.m. […]
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Up Next in November 2018

NOVEMBER 3, 2018 Middletown Area Blue Raider Foundation Craft Fair 9am-3pm @ MAHS NOVEMBER 5, 2018 EARLY DISMISSAL FOR ELEMENTARY Elementary Parent Conferences Elementary Report Cards Issued NOVEMBER 6, 2018 NO SCHOOL […]
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2018 Homecoming Highlights

Middletown Area High School 2018 Homecoming Parade Grand Marshalls: 1968 State Basketball Champions Honor Class: Class of 1968 Homecoming Queen: Alexandria Kennedy escorted by Aiden Sessa Blue Raiders defeat Trinity 42-0
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MAHS Band Receives Gift of Custom Guitar

When Mr. Sam Fisher, MAHS Band Director, was asked if he was interested in a custom built bass guitar for the High School band he quickly replied, “I’m listening!” In […]
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WMSS 40th Anniversary

“WMSS is where I got my start and learned to love being on the radio,” tweeted Sweeny Murti. As a Middletown resident, Murti attended Kunkel Elementary School, MAMS and was […]
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Youth Basketball Registration Now Open

UPDATE: Middletown Area Recreation Alliance (MARA) is pleased to announce its new online registration for the 2018 Youth Basketball Program (Boys and Girls in Grades K–6). Online registration requires electronic […]
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2018 Homecoming UPDATE – VIEW GAME ONLINE

Middletown’s Homecoming is one of the highlights of the year! Raider Country goes all out with activities beginning on Friday evening for MAHS alumni. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2018 6:30pm – […]
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2018-2019 Students of the Month

Congratulations to the following seniors who were selected by their teachers as the Students of the Month. Daughter of Piyushkumar & Dimpleben Patel Distinguished Honor Roll National Honor Society National Society of […]
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At A Glance – October 2018

Welcome to this month’s edition of At A Glance. To get started, simply click on the banner associated with the article you wish to read.
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PowerSchool Updates Are Now Overdue

District staff has been working diligently to help parents complete their PowerSchool Student Updates. Unfortunately, we still have several households who have not met the September 30th deadline. If you […]
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Trek OR Treat – Mini-THON 5K

The MAHS Mini-THON Committee invites you to participate in their Trek Or Treat 5K Run for the Kids! Enjoy a run on a crisp fall morning and collect candy along […]
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2018 Fall Newsletters

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Bullying Prevention Program – Oct. 24

BULLYING PREVENTION PROGRAM Wednesday, October 24, 2018 Middletown Area High School 7-8:00 p.m. October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Middletown Area School District and the Middletown Crime Watch are co-sponsoring […]
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NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS – 10/5 & 10/8

There will be NO SCHOOL for students on Friday, October 5th due to a scheduled Staff Development Day and also on Monday, October 8th in observation of Columbus Day. All […]
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Up Next in October 2018

OCTOBER 5, 2018 NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS Staff Development Day OCTOBER 8, 2018 NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS Columbus Day OCTOBER 9-12, 2018 Kunkel Fall Book Fair OCTOBER 9, 2018 Kunkel Fall Book […]
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Fink Staff Honored by Horace Mann

At the end of the 2017-2018 school year, Middletown’s Fink Elementary School staff received a prestigious honor from Horace Mann Insurance. Bart Miller, the agency’s owner, visits many schools throughout […]
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Pick Your Instrument Night – Grade 4

On Monday, September 10, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., all fourth grade students across the District, and their parents, are invited to Reid Elementary School to learn about the Elementary Instrumental Band Program. […]
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At A Glance – September 2018

Welcome to this month’s edition of At A Glance. To get started, simply click on the banner associated with the article you wish to read.
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Parent Portal Progress

Tim is a bit disappointed in the progress of the student updates. He was really hoping we would be at 100% before the start of school. With the 3-day weekend […]
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Student Code of Conduct & District Handbook

The Middletown Area School District Board of Education has engaged the Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) to review and update the District’s policy manual. This ongoing review and revision of […]
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SCHOOL IN SESSION ON FRIDAY – CLOSED MONDAY

At the School Board Agenda Planning Meeting on June 5, 2018, the Middletown Area School District Board of Education voted unanimously to approve revisions to the 2018-2019 academic calendar. It was […]
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Open House 2018

MAHS Open House September 5, 6:30-8:00pm FINK Open House September 6, 6:30-7:30pm MAMS Open House September 11, 6-7:30pm REID Open House September 12 Grades K-2, 6-7:00pm Grades 3-5, 7-8:00pm KUNKEL […]
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Up Next in September 2018

SEPTEMBER 3, 2018 NO SCHOOL – Labor Day Recess SEPTEMBER 4, 2018 MAHS Picture Day SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 MAHS Open House, 6:30-8:00pm SEPTEMBER 6, 2018 Fink Open House, 6:30-7:30pm SEPTEMBER 10, 2018 […]
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Staff Honored for Years of Service

Congratulations to the following staff members who were honored for their many years of service to MASD. Their total years of service are listed after their names. Back Row: David […]
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Raider Apparel

NEW DESIGNS HAVE BEEN ADDED FOR 2018-2019! Thanks to the support of local business partner, With Kidz in Mind, Raider apparel is conveniently available for purchase ONLINE! A wide variety of […]
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Shirts&Shakes for THON

  The first home football game on September 7 versus Bishop McDevitt with be a MINI-THON theme night. You can order the THON t-shirt pictured above HERE. Payment should be sent to MAHS marked “ATTN: Mini-THON.” […]
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Mandatory Bus Evacuation Drills

The Middletown Area School District will be conducting its semi-annual bus evacuation drills on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, for all students riding full-sized regular buses, and on Thursday, August 30, 2018, for all students […]
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Middletown Welcomes New Professional Staff

With the addition of the MATES Program, plus quite a few retirees to replace, the District has had a very busy summer interviewing candidates for open positions. We are excited to present the following […]
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Medication Drop-off Night – August 21

In preparation for the new school year, MASD will be hosting a Medication Drop-off Night to encourage parents to deliver medications and all required medical documentation to their child’s school prior to […]
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Meet the Raiders – August 23

The annual Meet the Raiders night will be held on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. Kickoff the fall sports season by celebrating the Blue Raiders at War Memorial Field. […]
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PowerSchool is OPEN

The PowerSchool Parent Portal is now open for the 2018-2019 school year. All student updates must be completed by SEPTEMBER 30. If you are new to the Parent Portal, visit the […]
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2018 Back-to-School Information

_________________________________________________ SCHOOL YEAR CALENDAR  The first day of school for students is Monday, August 27. The first week of school will be a FULL FIVE-DAY WEEK. Schools and offices will […]
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At A Glance – August 2018

Welcome to this month’s edition of At A Glance. To get started, simply click on the banner associated with the article you wish to read.
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New Lunch Prices

In accordance with the District’s requirement to comply with the paid lunch equity calculation, lunch prices for the 2018-2019 school year will increase as listed below. This is the first […]
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2018-2019 Athletic Season Passes

They’re here! Get your 2018-2019 Athletic Season Pass by completing an application found HERE.
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MAHS Music Featured in “The Voice” Magazine

“It is both important that students feel challenged so they don’t get bored, but they also need to experience success so they don’t grow frustrated.” Mr. Andrew Vensel Mr. Andrew Vensel, MAHS Choral […]
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Concussions in Sports

On Wednesday August 15 at 6:00 p.m. in the MAHS auditorium, Dr. Jayson Loeffert, the Raiders team physician from Penn State Health, will offer a presentation on Concussions in Sports. […]
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MAHS Student Achieves Gold at National Conference

Hannah Wilsbach, a member of Middletown Area High School’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), achieved a gold medal in the Nutrition and Wellness event at the annual FCCLA […]
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At A Glance – July 2018

Welcome to this month’s edition of At A Glance. To get started, simply click on the banner associated with the article you wish to read.
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ABC27 introduces “MATES”

When ABC27 News saw the article in the Press and Journal by reporter Laura Hayes about a new program to be launched at MASD, the TV station was intrigued. On Sunday, […]
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2018 MASD Retirees

The following professional staff announced their retirements at the end of the 2017-2018 school year. Their years of service total over 184 years! The influence of these staff members, both […]
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2018 BioGenius Challenge

On May 24, 2018, Aayushi Patel, class of 2019, competed in the BioGenius Challenge at Harrisburg University. Patel was selected to compete in the competition based on her performance at the Capital […]
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Summer Recess – Building Consolidation

Beginning Monday, June 18, 2018, all MASD school buildings will be consolidated to Middletown Area High School for summer operations. Building personnel and office phone numbers will remain unchanged. The High […]
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2018 Commencement

Class of 2018 COMMENCEMENT June 6, 2018 The Harrisburg ForumValedictorian: Sarah Fluke Salutatorian: Gabriel Wisniewski Commencement Speaker: The Honorable Gladys M. Brown, Esquire MAHS Class of 1981 Commencement Program PENN […]
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REVISED 2018-2019 School Calendar

At the School Board Agenda Planning Meeting on June 5, 2018, the Middletown Area School District Board of Education voted unanimously to approve revisions to the 2018-2019 academic calendar. It was […]
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At A Glance – June 2018

Welcome to this month’s edition of At A Glance. To get started, simply click on the banner associated with the article you wish to read.
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Over $64,000 Awarded at Honors Night

On Thursday, May 31, 2018, Middletown Area High School held its annual Honors Night. Over $64,000 in scholarships were awarded to deserving sophomores, juniors and seniors as seen below. In addition, 19 […]
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Kunkel’s Wax Museum

On Wednesday, May 23, 2018, the fourth graders at Kunkel Elementary School presented their live Wax Museum to students, teachers and family members. The students had to research the life […]
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MAMS Hosts Civil War Day

Every two years, Middletown Area Middle School hosts a Civil War Day for students in grades 7 and 8. The day begins with an inspirational message from “Abraham Lincoln” on the […]
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Athletes Announce College Commitments

On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, eight Raider athletes were recognized at the MAHS College Commitment Ceremony. The athletes announced their intentions to attend the following institutions and participate in their listed sport. Good […]
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Special Education Students Overcome Obstacles

On Thursday, May 24, 2018, Fitness 4 Focus brought their obstacle course called the O2 Challenge (O2 = Overcoming Obstacles) to the Special Education students within the Middletown Area School […]
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7th Graders Battle The Plague

The 7th graders at MAMS recently completed a unit about the Bubonic Plague in Mr. Chris Etter’s Social Studies classes. To provide an opportunity for his students to understand the random spread […]
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Quiz Team Holds New School Record

The 2017-2018 MAHS Quiz Team placed higher in WGAL’s Brain Buster competition than any previous team in Middletown history. Out of the 38 high school teams from Adams, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Perry and York […]
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Phoenix Contact Offers Six Figure Donation for Security Enhancements

Middletown Area School District wishes to thank Phoenix Contact and President Jack Nehlig for their recent donation of $11,900 to cover the cost of a risk and vulnerability assessment for […]
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FCCLA Assists 3rd Graders at Science Factory

On May 1, 2018, members of Middletown Area High School’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) sponsored a trip to the Lancaster Science Factory for a group of Reid Elementary students. […]
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2017-2018 Students of the Month

Congratulations to the following seniors who were selected by their teachers as the Students of the Month. Daughter of Jeffrey Redline and Racheal Bartholomew Student Intern in MAHS Technology Department Tennis Employment: Sheetz Future […]
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Senior Shares Career Readiness Experiences

At the annual Capital Region Partnership for Career Development Showcase Luncheon held on Monday, April 30, Doug Carpenter, class of 2018, shared how the Pathways Program at MAHS has prepared […]
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Blue & Gold Raffle

The Blue & Gold Club is holding their annual raffle fundraiser which will culminate with the drawing of the winning tickets on Thursday, July 8, 2018. The Blue and Gold Club’s mission is […]
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Class of 2018 Valedictorian & Salutatorian

Daughter of Nicole Fluke National Honor Society Link Crew Concert Choir, President Select Choir County Chorus PMEA District, Region, and All-State Chorus Concert Band Jazz Band Marching Band, Treasurer Tri-M Music Honor […]
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Prom 2018

A rainy day didn’t dampen the energy inside of Middletown Area High School during the 2018 Prom. The Prom Committee transformed the MAHS cafeteria into an extravagant banquet hall for “Uptown Nights.” […]
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InformED – Spring 2018

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association has launched a quarterly publication to keep parents informED regarding the education issues affecting their children. InformED takes parents from the Capitol, to the school district, to […]
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Harrisburg University Science Camps

The Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is offering a wide variety of summer camps for college credit for students entering 9th grade through graduating seniors. Topics include: Drone Camp […]
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2018 Outstanding Students of the Year

Back Row: Sara Dintiman, Dagan Hughes Front Row: Cassidy Pomraning, Tyson Bomberger, ArJay Green, Hayden Herneisey, Cameron Scully Not Pictured: Gretchen Sutton Each spring, staff members at Fink, Kunkel, and […]
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2018 Middle School Science Olympiad

Left to right: Skylar Garza, Alex Hess, Nolan Sessa, Mason Swartz, Aidan Torres, Jacob Hottenstein, Jonah Troup, Nate Kinsey, Katie Yoder, Sara Dintiman, Cynthia Ortiz-Sanchez, Mahnoor Azim, Gabi Przybylski, Ryan Rinder […]
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Proposed Final Draft of the MASD 2018-2019 Budget

At the School Board Meeting on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, Mr. David Franklin, Chief Financial Officer of the Middletown Area School District, presented the Proposed Final Draft of the 2018-2019 Budget. The […]
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Science on the River

On May 4, 2018, Mr. McCain and Mr. Vaughn took a group of their 8th grade science students on the annual canoeing field trip for the day with the assistance of Chesapeake […]
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2018 Sports Physicals

Prior to students participating in any PIAA sport in the Middletown Area School District, students are required to complete a PIAA Comprehensive Initial Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation (CIPPE). The CIPPE form, […]
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At A Glance – May 2018

Welcome to this month’s edition of At A Glance. To get started, simply click on the banner associated with the article you wish to read.
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2018 Special Olympics

A rainy spring day didn’t stop the MASD special education students from participating in the 2018 Special Olympics! On Thursday, April 19, 2018, hundreds of students from area districts flooded the […]
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Up Next in May

MAY 1, 2018 MAMS Band Spring Concert, 7:00 p.m. MAY 2, 2018 Reid A.C.E.S. Day MAY 3, 2018 4th Marking Period Progress Reports Issued MAY 3-4, 2018 Fink Mobile Dentist MAY 4, 2018 Reid […]
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2018 Youth & Government Convention

Front Row: Selena Stoker (MAMS), Aayushi Patel, Angelina Torres, Alexis Jefferson, Stephanie Finsterbush, Isha Shah, Valerie Wilmath, Mahnoor Azim, Taya Scott (MAMS), Cassidy Anderson Back Row: Tristan Cassidy, Elijah Smith, […]
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Cookies for Special Olympics

The Middletown Area High School National Honor Society collected cookies for the Area M Special Olympics which was held on Thursday, April 19, 2018, at Messiah College. As part of […]
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2018 MASD Art Show

The Middletown Area School District Art Department held a districtwide student art show at the Middletown Public Library on Saturday, April 21, 2018. The art teachers selected approximately 15 student artworks […]
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Man Pageant Raises $18,765 for THON

Mean boys danced the Jingle Bell Rock. Shrek sang “Hallelujah.” And Gray and Swayze had the audience in tears. And not the inspirational kind. Thirteen MAHS seniors performed in the 2018 Mr. […]
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Fox43 Visits WMSS

WPMT Fox43 News stopped at MAMS to check out Middletown’s student-run radio station. Take a look at our students in action as they broadcast from WMSS!
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Star Kindergartners at Kunkel

Yaretzi Soto, Lucy Williams, Brayden Winter and Avery Dupes Throughout the school year, teachers are invited to nominate a student in their classroom who is doing exceptionally well and deserves […]
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Bringing Music to Special Learners

Middletown Area High School Music Teacher, Andrew Vensel, has been selected as a co-presenter at the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Annual In-Service Conference to be held in Lancaster, PA, April 19-21, 2018. […]
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Alcohol Poster Contest Winner

MAHS teacher, Mr. Dan Riggs, assigned his Health and Human Sexuality classes the task of creating a poster for the annual Alcohol Awareness Poster Contest hosted by the PA Liquor Control Board. […]
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MAMS R.A.I.D.E.R.S. Honorees for RESPONSIBILITY

The R.A.I.D.E.R.S. program is designed to connect academics and character education so that students evolve throughout their middle school careers as a well-rounded and productive citizen. Every MAMS staff member […]
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Youth Day of Caring

On April 6, 2018, the MAHS Key Club took on the annual Youth Day Of Caring at City Island. Area youth gather at the island to complete spring clean-up. The Key Club […]
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Students Medal at Science Olympiad

On Saturday, March 24, 2018 the 2018 High School Science Olympiad team participated in the regional competition at Millersville University in Lancaster, PA. The fifteen member MAHS team placed 13thoverall in a field of 32 […]
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At A Glance – April 2018

Welcome to this month’s edition of At A Glance. We are in the midst of academic competition season so there are several student accomplishments highlighted. NEW! Kindness projects at each […]
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School Newsletters – Spring 2018

Welcome to the final months of the 2017-2018 school year! Can you believe it? The school newsletters below will give you a look at what’s coming up in April, May and June. […]
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Chastity Davis Captures 1st in Programming at Computer Fair

The Capital Area Intermediate Unit hosted the annual Regional Computer Fair on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Chastity Davis (’18) earned FIRST PLACE in the Programming Division for her project “The […]
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Extraordinary KINDNESS @ Fink

Fink Elementary School Guidance Counselor, Dr. Kimberly Guyer, coordinated a kindness initiative for the students at Fink as a way to remind them to encourage and be kind to those around […]
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Extraordinary ENCOURAGEMENT @ Reid

Reid Elementary Guidance Counselor, Miss Anna Smith, launched a group for 5th graders called “Sunrays of Love” or SOL. Students in SOL meet once a week during their lunch and recess to work […]
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Extraordinary KINDNESS @ Kunkel

When Mrs. D’Amour was asked if she had a Stellar Student she would like to feature she replied, “I have a Stellar CLASS!” She began telling story after story about how […]
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Up Next in April

APRIL 2, 2018 *NO SCHOOL – Spring Recess APRIL 3, 2018 End of 3rd Marking Period APRIL 9-13, 2018 PSSA English/Language Arts Testing Window APRIL 11, 2018 3rd Marking Period Report Cards […]
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Raiders Wrestling

The Raider wrestlers cleaned up the mats with stellar performances during the 2017-2018 season. The seven wrestlers pictured below qualified for the District competition held at The Giant Center in Hershey, […]
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CASEF Participants Receive Awards

On Tuesday, March 6, 2018, eight MAHS students participated in the annual Capital Area Science and Engineering Fair at Harrisburg Area Community College. All eight students received recognitions for their science projects. […]
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FCCLA Attends State Leadership Conference

The MAHS Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) club will be sponsoring a free event for the community called a “World Tour.” From 5:30-7:30pm on April 3 in the […]
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2018 Senior Citizen’s Day

On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, Key Club hosted their annual Senior Citizens Day at Middletown Area High School. The Key Club students and the advisors, Mrs. Kotzman and Mrs. Fallinger, planned […]
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Meiser Elected to PASBO Board of Directors

The three newly elected PASBO Directors are pictured left to right: Christopher J. Wilson, Garnet Valley SD; Phyllis Heverly Flesher, Conestoga Valley SD; William T. Meiser, Middletown Area SD At the state PA […]
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Students Show Support of Parkland Shooting Victims

Middletown Area High School students held a peaceful Walk-out on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Upon receiving approval from the administration, students planned, coordinated and led the entire event. The Walk-out was […]
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It’s Musical Weekend!

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NHS Serves at Food Bank

On February 27th, seven members of the Middletown Area High School National Honors Society (NHS) spent two hours packing and sorting food donations at the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank. The […]
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At A Glance – March 2018

Welcome to this month’s edition of At A Glance. This monthly communication from MASD will give you an overview of recent Raider News, including special features highlighting our students and […]
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MAMS 2018 Mini-THON

On Friday, February 23, 2018, MAMS held their annual Mini-THON to aid the Four Diamonds Fund. Joining in the fun was the MAMS’s sponsor child, Ayden, and his family. The t-shirts for […]
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2018 Jump Rope for Heart

The MASD elementary schools jumped their hearts out during their annual Jump Rope for Heart campaign to raise money for the American Heart Association.   This year students raised a grand total […]
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Up Next in March

MARCH 2, 2018 Fink Book Fair & Movie Night MARCH 6, 2018 Kunkel Spring Book Fair Family Night, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Kunkel Dr. Seuss Literacy and Math Night, 5-7:00 p.m. MARCH […]
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Stellar Student – Claudio “Junior” Marrero

“Junior is such a sweetheart!” says Mrs. Nguyen. “He is really growing and developing in language and literacy this year. He started out not knowing all of his letters and […]
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2018 Future Cities

MAMS Captures Third Place at Future Cities

Middletown Area Middle School students in the Gifted Education Program have the opportunity to participate in the Future Cities Competition each year. Led by Gifted Teacher, Trevor Davis, two MAMS teams […]
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Middletown Area Blue Raider Foundation Craft Fair

Saturday, March 24, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Middletown Area High School Admission and parking are free! Breakfast and Lunch Concessions Vendors and Homemade Crafts Raffles & 50/50
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Fink Family Book Fair & Movie Night

FINK FAMILIES: Join us for our NEW Book Fair format and a fun movie night! Don’t forget to order your pizza!
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MAHS Spring Musical – Once Upon A Mattress

Middletown Area High School Performing Arts proudly presents the 2018 Spring Musical, “Once Upon a Mattress.” Based on the fairy tale, The Princess and the Pea, this satiric retelling features […]
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MATHCOUNTS Team Adds a Trophy to the Case

Front Row: Aaron Nordai (grade 6), Nathan Russo (grade 7), Katie Yoder (grade 7) Second Row: Jonah Troup (grade 8),  Joseph Korsak (grade 7), Jasmine Peiffer (grade 7), Alex Hess (grade 8) Back Row: Grace Rico (grade […]
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Signing Day – February 14, 2018

On Wednesday, February 14, 2018, three Blue Raider football players announced their college choices at the MAHS Winter Signing Day. Coach Myers with football athletes Brendan Douglass, Tyreer Mills and Chris Plummer Brendan […]
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Community Event – Black History Month Tribute

Several Commonwealth of PA agencies have teamed together to co-sponsor an annual Black History Month Tribute. This year’s theme will be African Americans in Times of War with Unity as the overarching focus. The […]
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Frankie B. Visits Reid

Author Anne Jessee and her “Panther,” Franklin Benjamin Jessee, visited the 1st graders at Reid Elementary to share Frankie’s storybook, “Franklin in the Farmyard.” Mrs. Jessee’s passion is to reach children […]
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PETE&C BANN

MAHS Teachers Wow Conference Guests

On Tuesday, February 13, 2018, Middletown Area High School teachers, Rebecca Kotzman, Ashley Kessel, and Tiffany Lewis, presented a session entitled “Blended Learning: The New Wave of Education?” at the […]
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Region V Band BANN

Region Band Concert

You are cordially invited to attend the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Region V Band Concert to be held at Middletown Area High School on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 2:00 […]
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MASD NEWS

Parent Notification

On Friday afternoon, February 16, 2018, Middletown Borough Police contacted the School Resource Officer at Middletown Area High School stating that police needed to visit the High School to search […]
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Superintendent Letter Regarding Recent School Shooting in FL

February 16, 2018 Dear MASD Community: The horrific act of school violence that took place at a Florida high school on Valentine’s Day took the lives of 17 innocent students […]
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Stellar Student – Raya Harouna

We would love to introduce you to a sweet third grade student at Fink named Raya. This is Raya’s first year at Middletown but she didn’t have trouble making friends […]
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2018 Humane Society BANN

RAIDERS help CRITTERS

Area animal shelters are about to be inundated with donations from generous Raiders of various sizes. As part of their Day 100 celebration, the first graders at Reid set a goal […]
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Day 100 @ Reid

The students at Reid celebrated the 100th day of school with a variety of fun, creative activities. Mrs. Jensen’s 2nd grade dressed as 100 year olds complete with gray hair, canes […]
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Surprise Guest Brings Surprise Treat

Nutrition, Inc., MASD’s food service partner, surprised elementary students with a guest visitor during lunch. Molly the Cow made her way to each school to encourage students to include dairy […]
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2018 Basketball BANN

Raiders Burnin’ Up the Court

Highlights from the Raiders vs. ELCO home game on January 24, 2018:
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18.02.19 Pres Day Makeup BANN

SCHOOL IN SESSION PRESIDENT’S DAY – FEB. 19

As communicated on the 2017-2018 District calendar, Monday, February 19, 2018 is a scheduled make-up day. Due to the use of a snow day on January 17, 2018, SCHOOL WILL NOW BE […]
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2018 Kind Regis Open BANN

2018 Kindergarten Registration

We are excited to welcome your Kindergartner to Middletown Area School District! Fink, Kunkel and Reid Elementary Schools are looking forward to meeting their newest Raiders in the Fall of 2018. Welcome […]
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MAHS Hosts Inspire U.S. Assembly

On Thursday, February 1, 2018, Inspire U.S. held an assembly for juniors and seniors at Middletown Area High School to provide the opportunity for students to register to vote. Present […]
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2018.02 AaG WEB BANN

At A Glance – February 2018

Welcome to the February edition of At A Glance. This monthly communication from MASD will give you an overview of recent Raider News, including special features highlighting our students and staff, […]
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Order Your Raider Apparel ONLINE!

Thanks to the support of local business partner, With Kidz in Mind, Raider apparel is now conveniently available for purchase ONLINE! A wide variety of designs and style are available and […]
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18.02 Up Next BANN

Up Next in February

February 1, 2018 2nd Marking Period Report Cards Issued February 2, 2018 EARLY DISMISSAL FOR ELEMENTARY Elementary Parent Conferences in PM February 3, 2018 MAHS Jazz Band Souper Saturday February 5, […]
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1968 State Basketball Champs to be Honored

KNEELING: David Twardzik, Harold Brown. STANDING: Richard Barnoski, John Scudder, Charles Bowen, Charles Etter, Edward Chubb, Barry Ulsh, Edward Tennis, Owen Hannah, Clifton Brown, Brett Whittle. Members of the Middletown […]
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18-19 Academic Calendar BANN

2018-2019 MASD Calendar Approved

On January 23, 2018, the MASD School Board of Education approved the academic calendar for the 2018-2019 school year. CLICK ON THE CALENDAR TO VIEW A PRINTABLE VERSION.  
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Thank You, School Board Directors!

In honor of School Board Recognition Month, students and staff from around the District took part in a video to thank the School Board of Education for their countless hours of volunteer […]
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Fox in the running for Mr. PA Football – VOTE HERE!

Brady Fox, Class of 2018, has been named one of six finalists for the honor of Mr. PA Football in the “small school” category which consists of Class 1A-3A schools. Let’s […]
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FLU BANN

Working together to STOP the Spreading

Middletown Area School District is seeing influenza (flu) and other respiratory viruses at school. We want to let you know what steps we are taking to keep our school communities healthy […]
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Wrestling Food Drive

Wrestling Senior Night – January 25, 2018

The Middletown Blue Raider wrestling team invites you to their final home match on January 25t against Milton Hershey starting at 7:30 p.m. Not only is it Senior Recognition Night, but they are […]
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Advertising Opportunity on MAHS Scoreboard

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2018 Farm Show BANN

Students Invited to Repeat Farm Show Appearance

At last year’s 2017 PA Farm Show, Kunkel students presented their classroom project on Aquaponics in partnership with INTAG (Integrated Agricultural Systems). You can read the full story HERE. As the 2018 […]
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MAHS mini THON Paint Party

When: Thursday, February 1, 2018 6:00-8:00 p.m. Where: Middletown Area High School Cafeteria Cost: Students $25.00 Adults: $30.00 Come out and support Middletown Mini-THON while trying something new and relaxing. […]
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2018 Punxsutawny Phile BANN

Punxsutawney Phil Visits Reid – ABC27 NEWS

On his way to the PA Farm Show, Punxsutawney Phil stopped at Reid Elementary School to make a live appearance four weeks before his nationally recognized annual appearance on February 2nd. […]
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2018 MAMS Geography Bee

On Tuesday, January 9, 2018, ten Middle School students went head-to-head in the annual National Geographic Geography Bee at MAMS. The participants were awarded a spot in the Bee by placing in […]
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Drug/Alcohol Awareness Event

The Capital Area Chapter of the PA Sports Hall of Fame, Inc is offering a dinner and presentation on drug/alcohol awareness on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. The event will be held at […]
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MASD NEWS

IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM MASD – 01.07.18

On Sunday, January 7, 2018, a social media post threatened an act of violence at “MHS.” Lower Swatara Township Police have confirmed that the post was in reference to Monticello High […]
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2018.01 AaG WEB BANN

At A Glance – January 2018

Welcome to the January edition of At A Glance. This monthly communication from MASD will give you an overview of recent Raider News, including special features highlighting our students and staff, […]
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2018 Winter BANN

School Newsletters – Winter 2018

Welcome to 2018! The school newsletters below will give you a look at some exciting things that have been happening around the District and also keep you informed of what’s […]
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2017 Tri Dist Chall BANN

Area Districts Join MASD for Elementary Gifted Challenge

On Wednesday, December 20, 2017, the elementary gifted students from Palmyra, Lower Dauphin and Derry Township School Districts converged at Kunkel Elementary to join Middletown gifted students for their annual Challenge […]
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18.01 Up Next BANN

Up Next in January

January 2, 2018 NO SCHOOL – Winter Recess January 9, 2018 MAMS Geography Bee January 15, 2018 NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Staff Development Day Make-up […]
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Tri-M Music Honor Society

Tri-M Music Honor Society, formerly known as Modern Music Masters, is a Middle School and High School music honor society and is a program of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). It […]
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2017 FBLA BANN

2017-2018 Future Business Leaders of America

Middletown Area Future Business Leaders of America competed against 278 students from ten other schools at the Region 15 Leadership Conference (RLC) on Monday, December 11, 2017. MAHS was very successful at […]
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2017.12 Winter Recess BANN

Winter Recess

All schools and offices will be closed Monday, December 25, 2017 through Tuesday, January 2, 2018 for Winter Recess. Happy Holidays from Middletown Area School District!
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PULSE BANN

Patel & Patel Complete Infectious Disease Program

Established in 2008, PULSE is the Penn State College of Medicine’s educational outreach program for high school students who are passionate about the biomedical sciences. The PULSE program is a […]
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Reid 1st Graders Join the Global “Hour of Code”

The ‘Hour of Code™’ is a global initiative to introduce millions of students to one hour of computer science and computer programming. It has become a worldwide effort to celebrate […]
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2017 MS Fall Musical BANN2

Once On This Island – MAMS Musical

    PERFORMANCES: Friday, December 15 @ 7:00 p.m. Saturday, December 16 @ 7:00 p.m. Sunday, December 17 @ 3:00 p.m. TICKETS: Adults: $8.00 Students/Children: $5.00 PROCEEDS: All profits will […]
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little Kid, BIG Heart

  Hunter Buck, a fourth grader at Reid Elementary, is a frugal saver. Throughout the year whenever he received a gift of money at celebrations like Christmas, Easter and his birthday, […]
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Look What’s Hatching!

When Kunkel 4th grade teacher, Mrs. Krystal Firster, heard about an opportunity to turn her classroom into a mini farmyard she knew it would be perfect for her inquisitive students. […]
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STATE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

GAME DETAILS Quaker Valley vs. Middletown Saturday, December 9, 2017 12:00 p.m. Hersheypark Stadium Middletown will be the Home Team. Home seating will be in the West Stands (Press Box Side […]
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District III Championship Banner

Middletown Area School District is grateful for the generous donation of a banner celebrating the Blue Raiders 2017 District III Championship. When Mr. Lenny Yospa, President of Youth Sports Photo, Inc., […]
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2017.12 AaG WEB BANN

At A Glance – December 2017

Welcome to the December edition of At A Glance. This monthly communication from MASD will give you an overview of recent Raider News, including special features highlighting our students and […]
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2017 Holiday Cd Winner BANN

2017 Holiday Card Artist

Middletown Area School District congratulates 8th grade student, Lauryn Baylor, for being selected as the artist for the District’s 2017 holiday card. MAMS Art Teacher, Mrs. Stacey Miller, challenged her […]
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BLUE RAIDERS STATE SEMI-FINAL GAME

GAME DETAILS Middletown vs. Conwell-Egan Catholic High School Saturday, December 2, 2017 1:00 p.m. West Chester Rustin (Bayard Rustin) High School 1100 Shiloh Rd. West Chester, PA  19382 Middletown will be […]
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Middletown Area Blue Raider Foundation

As we approach the end of the year, please consider making a donation to support the Middletown Area Blue Raider Foundation. All contributions are tax-deductible and support the students and programs […]
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GET YOUR RAIDER ORNAMENT

Need a unique gift for that hard-to-buy-for person on your list? Purchase a wooden Raider ornament and support the MAHS field hockey team! ORDER FORM AND PAYMENT MUST BE SENT TO MAHS, […]
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2017 Holiday Concerts BANN2

Celebrate the Season with MASD Musicians

December 5, 2017 MAMS Holiday Concert 7:00 p.m. @ MAMS December 7, 2017 Elementary Choral Holiday Concert 7:00 p.m. @ MAHS December 12, 2017 Reid Holiday Concert Grades K-2 parents, […]
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17.12 Up Next BANN

Up Next in December

December 4-15, 2017 Keystone Exams Testing Window December 5, 2017 Reid Secret Santa Shop MAMS Holiday Concert, 7:00 p.m. December 6, 2017 Reid Secret Santa Shop December 7, 2017 Reid Secret […]
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Happy Thanks BANN

NO SCHOOL – Thanksgiving Recess

All District schools and buildings will be closed for Thanksgiving Recess from Wednesday, November 22, 2017 through Monday, November 27, 2017. School will resume on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. Middletown Area […]
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BLUE RAIDERS STATE QUARTER-FINAL GAME

GAME DETAILS Middletown vs. Scranton Prep Friday, November 24, 2017 7:00 p.m. Bethlehem Area School District Stadium Liberty High School 1115 Linden Street Bethlehem, PA  18018 Middletown will be the VISITING […]
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5th Grade All Stars Shine @ Reid

The fifth grade teachers at Reid Elementary have been bragging; bragging about their incredible students, that is! So each fifth grade teacher was asked to select one “All-Star” from their […]
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2017 District 3 Champs BANN

RAIDERS HEAD TO STATES…AGAIN!

On Thursday, November 17, 2017, the Middletown Blue Raiders football team repeated their District III Class AAA Championship with a 49-0 win over Wyomissing. To add to the celebration, Brady […]
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TMI Introduces Students to Nuclear Engineering

On October 24, 2017, thirty-two Middletown Area High School students attended a Pathway field trip to Three Mile Island for Nuclear Engineering Week. The event included speakers, hands-on stations where students […]
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FOX 43 Game of Week

District Championship Information

The Blue Raiders will be playing in the District 3 Championship game at Hersheypark Stadium, on Thursday, November 16, 2017. Kick-off is 7:00 p.m. Middletown will be on the press box […]
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2017 Turkey Toot BANN

Turkey Toot 2017

The MASD Elementary Bands Invite You to Their Fall Informance! Turkey Toot 2017 November 16, 2017 7:00 p.m. Middletown Area Middle School The Turkey Toot gives our audience a sneak peak on […]
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Young Readers Week @ Kunkel

Kunkel Elementary celebrated Young Readers Week in classic Kunkel style…loads of fun, creative, crazy costumes and special reading opportunities. On Wednesday, magician Brian Curry introduced storybooks and the process of writing […]
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2017 MAMS Veterans Day Program

On Friday, November 10, 2017, the students and staff of Middletown Area Middle School honored area veterans at the school’s annual Veterans’ Day Program. This year’s theme “Our Flag” took […]
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MAHS on Fox43

War Memorial Field has been selected by Fox43 News to be the location for tonight’s High School Football Frenzy segment. On Friday, November 10, 2017, from 6:00-6:30 p.m., Fox43 will be airing area […]
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Sphero Robots BANN

ROBOT INVASION

Middletown Area School District was the recipient of a grant from Penn State Harrisburg CAIMS (Capital Area Institute for Mathematics and Science) which gifted the District with 24 robotic devices called Spheros. Spheros are […]
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Mock Crime Scene BANN

Who Killed Freddy Flatt?

“It was Bradford, in the gym, with a baseball bat.” “No, it was Burke, in the library, with poison.” “I’m sure it was Schlader, in the food court, with a chef’s […]
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BIG Hearts Yield BIG Results

“Let’s sell lemonade,” was Miles Miscevich’s’ first idea when his heart told him to help hurricane victims. “We were chatting one day about playing a Speech Game,” says Mrs. Mary […]
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2017 Keystones BANN

MAHS Keystone Exams

Middletown Area High School Students who are scheduled to retake a Keystone exam in one or more of the subject areas below will take the exam(s) on the following days: […]
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Catch Your Kid Reading!

The elementary librarians, Cherie Fake and Andrea Harvey, are interested in seeing where and to whom your children like to do their reading at home. So the librarians are launching […]
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2017 Reid Halloween BANN

Happy Halloween From Reid Elementary

Each year, Reid Elementary students and staff treat the residents of Frey Village to a Halloween parade. On Friday, October 27, 2017, a long line of princesses, super heroes, athletes, animals […]
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2017.11 AaG WEB BANN

At A Glance – November 2017

Welcome to the November edition of At A Glance. This monthly communication from Middletown Area School District will give you an overview of recent Raider News including special features highlighting our students and staff. To get […]
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Stellar Student – Leah Fuentes

In Mrs. Korsak’s third grade class at Kunkel Elementary, you will find a sweet, charming, young lady by the name of Leah Fuentes. Leah (pronounced, “lay-uh”) and her two older sisters, joined the […]
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17.10.27 Cap N Coach BANN

Football Honorary Captains & Coaches

In an effort to elevate the importance of academics amongst athletes, the Middletown Area High School football coaches initiate Honorary Football Awards during football season. Each week a football player is elected […]
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17.11 Up Next BANN

UP NEXT in November

November 2, 2017 End of 1st Marking Period November 5, 2017 Daylight Saving Time Ends November 6, 2017 EARLY DISMISSAL FOR ELEMENTARY Elementary Parent Conferences in PM Elementary Report Cards […]
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HS Students in News NEW BANN

MAHS Students, Past & Present, Make an Impact

With school well underway, Middletown Area High School students have been busy participating in local events. From Tyco to the Capitol and beyond, students and alumni are being recognized for their impact […]
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MAMS Hosts Jr. High Cross Country Championship

Middletown CD East Hershey Central Dauphin Palmyra Lower Dauphin Milton Hershey On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, Middletown Area Middle School hosted the Jr. High Championship Cross Country Race for area […]
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DRUGS 101: What Parents and Kids Need to Know

WALK-INS ARE WELCOME THIS EVENING! PLEASE EMAIL US AT COMMUNICATION@RAIDERWEB.ORG IF YOU DIDN’T REGISTER BUT PLAN TO ATTEND. Middletown Area School District is pleased to bring you a special program […]
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Information Night for Parents of English Language Learners

The MASD English Language Development Teachers invite the parents/guardians of our English Language Learners to… Information Night Tuesday, October 24, 2017 4:45–6:30 p.m. LOCATION: Middletown Area Middle School 215 Oberlin Road […]
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2017 Homecoming Highlights

The Blue Raiders defeated Camp Hill 49-0. Veronica Miller was crowned Homecoming Queen.
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