McLaughlin Announcements

  • Red Ribbon Week The next week, Monday, October 24 - Friday, October 28th is Red Ribbon Week at McLaughlin. Please click here to see what the theme will be for each day! We will end the week with a dance on Friday, October 28th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. The dance will cost $5.00 to get in, and you will be required to have your ID.
    Posted Oct 20, 2016, 10:00 AM by Katherine Morrison
  • Technology Fundraiser PTO is having a technology fundraiser. Please click here for more information!
    Posted Oct 20, 2016, 9:28 AM by Katherine Morrison
  • NH Regional Listening Tour Please click here to see the full flyer.
    Posted Oct 18, 2016, 10:13 AM by Katherine Morrison
  • Fireman Challenge The Manchester Fire Department will be setting up the physical challenge on our field on Wednesday, October 26th, for our 8th grade participants. Permission slips are available from Mr. Lacasse or you can click here. The event will take place during the school day and all students and staff are invited out onto the field to watch the challenge. If a group of 4, all participants need to pass in their permission slips to Mr. Lacasse ASAP. We all have a Non-participants challenge that students are encouraged to make posters/banners, chants, cheers, Team color shirts, etc. to positively support their teammates in the challenge. 
    Posted Oct 14, 2016, 6:55 AM by Katherine Morrison
  • MST Open House This is an open invitation to visit MST on Oct 19th from 6-8.  Students and parents can come see our school and learn more about MSTHS and our CTE programs.  Here is a flyer we are giving out to our students. We will have another open house in January on a Saturday.
    Posted Oct 13, 2016, 11:56 AM by Katherine Morrison
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Henry J. McLaughlin Middle School

SAU 37 Federal Projects

Visit our Federal Projects pages for information on District and School Improvement Plans. You will also find information on School Choice and Supplemental Education Services.

School Food and Nutrition

Visit our School Food and Nutrition pages to view monthly breakfast & lunch menus. You can also read health and nutrition tips and learn about wellness initiatives in our schools. Visit to manage your student's account balance.
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Manchester School District Announcements

Box Tops is an excellent program that we do participate in. Please send in your box tops with your students to help us raise money. For more information on this program please read this memo.

The Magazine Fundraiser is available online at for some great gifts or to renew your magazines!  Our school account is 2649515, and we earn 40% towards our fundraising goal! If you have any questions, please see me. Thank you again for your continued support!

Bus Routes

Click here for McLaughlin bus routes

Bus Policy

From our Transportation Policy*:
  • Students availing themselves of transportation shall be picked up and dropped off at the same location Monday through Friday.
  • Students may only ride the bus to which they have been assigned.
Students are rostered to a bus and to a stop as a safety procedure and for the overall management of the transportation program.  Parents may request their child ride a different bus with a friend, or for transportation to be split mid week between households.  Please help them understand that we are not able to provide the service they are requesting for the safety of their children.

Students can, however, be assigned to one bus and stop in the AM, and a separate bus and stop in the PM, as long as it is consistent daily.  For instance, a student may ride from home in the morning, and to a stop near a caretaker's home in the afternoon, as long as that home is within the busing area of the child's school.  A parent would make this request at the school level, the request forwarded to me to make the change, and I will confirm when the assignment is changed back to the school, who would then close the gap with the parent.

McLaughlin follows the Middle School philosophy which promotes teaming, collaboration, a student-centered approach and close home and school communication. A major middle school premise is that your child's education is a shared and cooperative venture between the home and school. Pre- and early adolescence is a very difficult time for most students as they are changing rapidly and exploring the world with different perspectives. We recognize these changes and plan our educational program to help meet your child's needs.