As we are approaching the end of the year, the Comet Zone will be having their annual school's out sell out. All merchandise will be 15% off from Wednesday, May 4th through Friday May 13th. The store will be open afterschool everyday (2:30-6:30). Make sure to come out and purchase your Comet gear before it sells out!
On April 28, 29, 30, and May 1, Mason High School Performing Arts will present My Fair Lady in the MHS Auditorium. Curtain on the April 28 performance is at 7 pm, on April 29 and 30 at 8pm, and on May 1 at 3 pm.
Robert's Centre, Wilmington, Ohio, Saturday, April 16th, 2016 students at William Mason High School will be able to attend prom if they've purchased tickets. Pictures at Robert's Centre will be taken from 7:00pm-11:00pm and prom is 7:00pm-11:30pm. Dinner will be served at 7:30pm. Re-entry is not allowed so be sure to come prepared. Don't forget your student ID!
CMO Axis is partnering with Mason High School to offer 2-3 internship oppurtunities. These are open to students who have writing and communication skills with an interest in bussiness/marketing. The internship position is Marketing Content Developement and Support. For more information in the partnership and when to apply go to the following link. http://bit.ly/CMOINTERNAPP
Mason's new Model United Nations club has been doing very well this year. In February, they held a practice conference at Mason in order to organize a more formal event with a couple of local schools for next year. Students from Lakota West and East attended, and the conference ran smoothly under the guidance of our members and was a good learning experience for all. We will be attending a conference at Lakota West next month that will help this club build more ties and finalize logistical and creative needs for a more formal multi-school event next year.
Mason High School had more students than any other area school participate in TechOlympics 2016 - Cincinnati’s premiere technology competition and expo. More than 550 students competed in the three day, two night technology immersion competition - 58 hailing from MHS. Fourteen Mason students also helped run the event as participants of the INTERalliance Leadership Council.
Students compete with other schools in challenges ranging from programming to design to networking, with additional fun events like speed texting and the not-to-be-missed gaming throwdown.
Mason High School has the most National Merit Finalists in school history. The 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program named 23 MHS students as National Merit Finalists: Julianne Berry, Alexander Chung, Andrew Gao, Clare Hagen, Prajwal Hegde, Kedi Hu, Wenrui Huang, Caleb Kim, Kevin Liu, Divya Manoharan, Dennison Min, Vighnesh Ramesh, Amith Rao, Jeet Shah, Daniel Song, Radhika Upadhye, Divya Vinod, Sriharsha Voleti, Anthony Wang, Hao Wu, Singyi Yen, Alvin Zhang and James Zhu.
20 years serving at Mason High school made Hyatt a good candidate for the position especially since he had been working as an assistant principal at the High School before that and in years past had worked as an assistant principal at the Mason Middle School, co-athletic director and Teacher. After the depaurture of MHS' previous principal Mindy McCarty-Stewart Dave Hyatt stepped up for the role of interim principal and was unanimously named Mason High schools official principal February 23rd.
The Shoe Drive is back! The third annual shoe drive will provide shoes to those in need throughout the greater Cincinnati area and will be distributed by both Soles for Souls and the Shoe Connection. The Mason National Honor Society will be collecting gently worn shoes at the high school entrance from Monday, February 29th - Friday, March 4th. All types of shoes are needed including men’s, women’s, children’s, casual, dressy, athletic and boots. There will be bins at the front entrance, pool lot, and one in each pod on the first floor.
Februrary 27th, 2016 the Mason math team will be competing at the OCTM mathematics tournament. The OCTM Mathematics Tournament is an annual tournament sponsered by the Ohio Councels of Teachers of Mathematics. The tournament is open to all Ohio public, private and home-schooled students grades 9-12. Top scoring students recieve awards and may recieve scholarship oppurtunities.