Mary Ellen Henderson

Bright Plan B Field Day a Big Success

Field Day Photo Gallery 1 (photos by Kevin Blair)  |  Field Day Photo Gallery 2

The 2014 MEHMS Field Day started off the morning going to "Plan B" due to poor field conditions following a downpour of rain the night before.  But it didn't dampen the mood for the Huskies, sporting their brand new (and bright!) Field Day t-shirts, designed by 7th Grader James Obusan (pictured right).

Students participated in games indoors such as Indiana Jones, Richochet, Basketball, Volleyball, Gator Ball, and Nookem.  They were treated to popcorn at the concession stands, Sno-Cones, and Robeks Smoothies!  And last but not least, the Huskies all took a turn trying to dunk their teachers in the Dunk Tank!  Mrs. Carson's 6th grade homebase class dunked Science teacher Ms. Smolarek 12 times - more than any other class during the day!

A special thank you goes out to all of the 2014 MEHMS Field Day sponsors: MEH PTA, GM Athletics Boosters, Tori McKinney ROCK STAR Realty, DKG Design, Robeks, Mid Atlantic Adventures, 

Bright Plan B Field Day a Big Success

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You Mean I Have to Pay for All That?

Mary Ellen Henderson seventh grade students visited Junior Achievement Finance Park, Friday, as part of their financial literacy coursework in Civics & Economics. Finance Park immerses students in the experience of being an adult for the day.

Huskies Compete at VJAS, Sperry Takes First
Nathan Sperry (3rd from left), an 8th grader at MEH, won first place in Chemical Sciences Section C at the Virginia Junior Academy of Science (VJAS) Research Symposium.

Putting a Good Spin on Starting SOLs

Mary Ellen Henderson never seems to disappoint in finding ways to get students energized for two weeks of the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests - which begin today.

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