Mary Persons High School
The Bulldog Beat
Wednesday, August 2, 2017

First Day of School - Friday, August 4, 2017
Important Upcoming Dates

August 2 - New Student Orientation 
12:00 - 1:00, Main Campus Media Center

August 3 - Senior Parking Sales 
10:00 a.m., Main Campus Gym
MP Faculty & Staff " Come Together"  for Breakfast

Counselors News
MP Cinch Bags Fundraiser

The counseling department is selling MP Cinch Bags for $10 as a fundraiser for our Bulldog Blessings fund. All of the proceeds will go directly to our neediest students allowing us to purchase school supplies, toiletries, blankets, coats, technical college application fees, special school events, etc. 
Creations by CHAMP can add a name for an additional $5.00.
Visit the MP Counselors' Web Page!!!
*Do you need a transcript?
*Do you need an Attendance & ADAP Form?
You can find all of this and more on the Counselor's Web Page.

To get up-to-date news from the counseling department please check your emails and join the MP Counseling Department's Remind.  Text  @mphsco to 81010.  

Fine Arts News
Band News

Clubs & Organizations News
Best Buddies News

On July 21-24 Graicyn Lee and Gracie Thompson traveled to the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington, IN to represent Mary Persons' chapter of Best Buddies at the 28th Annual Best Buddies International Leadership Conference. Graicyn and Gracie accepted an award, presented by Best Buddies Founder Anthony Kennedy Shriver and Vice President David Quilleon, for Outstanding Chapter for the 16-17 school year.

Beta Club News

Beta Club members Jason Hickman and Jaylen Prescott recently volunteered to help with the  Back to School supply collection for Monroe County  Schools.

FBLA members Saranne Ezelle and Seth Walker traveled to the FBLA National Conference in Anaheim, California June 28-July 3. While there, Seth competed in Spreadsheet Applications and placed 2nd in the nation!  In addition, the Mary Persons FBLA chapter received the Hollis and Kitty Guy Award and the BAA Award for the entire Southern region. 

We will be holding a recruitment drive in the first few weeks of school. If you are interested in more information, please contact Advisers Susan Little, Amy Myers, or Rosalyn Sparks. Join us as we build bridges this year on our road to the 2018 NLC in Baltimore!

Sports News
Cheerleader News

Cross Country News

The Cross Country team will have the first practice on  Wednesday, August 2nd from  4 p.m. to 6 p.m.  Anyone who is interested in becoming part of the team will need to come to the practice.  Please have a current athletic physical. For more information please visit the Cross Country page under Bulldog Athletics.  

Football News

Mary Persons vs Lee County
Thursday, August 17 @5:15
Mercer University Five Star Stadium
Softball News

Volleyball News

Volleyball season is 
in full swing!

Media Center Message
Media Center Offers Extended Hours

Both Campuses - Open Daily until 3:45.

Freshman Campus Media Center - Open Tuesdays until 4:00

Main Campus Media Center - Open Thursdays until 4:30

Students who wish to take advantage of the extended time 
must  arrive  to the Media Center after the dismissal bell rings.
*See Mrs. English for passwords to the  resources that require a password.
Link Your Ingles Card to MPHS

Ingles cards must be 
re-linked each year. 
Our school code is 10509.
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