October 19, 2018
Literary Pumpkin Awards 2018
Congratulations to the MHBS fourth graders on their incredible literary pumpkin displays! Special thanks to elementary librarian Linda Williams for her work on this project.
1st Place - The Giving Tree by Ellie Burnley
1st Place - Aslan the Lion by Eli Sweatt
2nd Place - JoJo and BowBow by Linley Jackson
2nd Place - Thelma the Unicorn by Rachel Owens
3rd Place - Alexander Bopp by Edward Mann
3rd Place - Molly the Muffin Fairy by Molly Wright
Honorable Mention - Eva the Owl by Ansley Dobbs
HM - The Magic Treehouse by Saul Hardy
HM - The Wonky Donkey by Ava Thompson
HM - Frosty the Snowman by Ella Durham
HM - Lady and the Tramp by Grace Ann Holt
HM - The Tin Man by Briley Durham
HM - Snoopy and Woodstock by Braidy Isbell
HM - Dog Man by Murphy Tidwell
HM - Sky the Blue Fairy by Kelsie McDaniel
HM - The Wizard of Oz by Abegail Miller
Congratulations, Panther Volleyball!
The varsity volleyball team completed their regular season with a win over Shoals Christian last night, and will now advance to regionals next Tuesday at Waterloo. Go Panthers!
MH vs. Waterloo (Region Championship): Game Day Guide
  • Tonight's game time: 7:00 p.m. at Waterloo High School Stadium
  • Due to limited seating, Waterloo is encouraging Mars Hill fans to bring a chair to sit in during this Friday's football game
  • Shakers will be provided (please return them to the designated area at the conclusion of the game)
  • Wear school colors... be loud and proud!
Four Elementary Students Receive Good Neighbor Award
Congratulations to Mary John Alexander (TK), Harper Burnett (K), Macy Bowerman (4th), and Ellie Burnley (4th) for receiving the Good Neighbor Award! These students received the award for making a difference at school and changing the world with their leadership, kindness, and service!

Our thanks to Bert Bretherick with State Farm for making this award possible.
Class of 1998 Reunion
It was great to have the Class of 1998 back on campus for their 20-year reunion and Homecoming!

If your class is making plans for an upcoming reunion, please let us know at mhbs@mhbs.org !
Choral Students Selected for UNA Honor Choir
Congratulations to the following middle and high school students who were selected to perform with the UNA Honor Choir on Tuesday evening:

Middle School:
Reagan Humble, Anna Lawson, Bonnie Thompson, and Adara Carter

High School:
Caleb Heupel, Carson Heupel, Elizabeth Presley, Emma Heupel, Chloe Smith, Preston Lumpkins, Trystan Tapia, Caleb Connor, Justice Henry, Will Roberson, Ethan Mitchell, and Dawson Derr
Life Retreat: "The Hill is for Real"
High school students, register now for Life Retreat October 29-30 at Maywood Christian Camp!

Life Retreat began in 2012 as a "bigger and better" version of a long-time Mars Hill tradition, Life Day. Students leave campus on Monday after lunch and return
before 3 p.m. on Tuesday. During the 24-hour retreat students and faculty take a break from their hectic schedules to focus on their spiritual lives and make great
memories together.

Registration form can be found here .

Panther Fest
Elementary parents... make plans for Panther Fest in conjunction with the MH vs. Shoals Christian game on October 26!

Activities will include a one-mile color run, inflatables and games. All activities will be FREE for Mars Hill students!
Elementary P.E. Program and Silent Auction
On November 1, join us for our elementary P.E. program and Silent Auction! The auction includes gift baskets, getaway, gift cards, spa packages and more, and all proceeds will benefit our elementary classrooms and school clubs.

Bidding will begin at 10 a.m. in the old gym and end 30 minutes after the conclusion of the program.
Basketball Reserved Seating Information
  • Payments for reserved basketball seats should be paid by November 1st.
  • Cost is $150 for front row seating and $100 for all other seating. Reserved seating is now sold out.
  • Checks should be payable to MHBS and paid through the business office (not the high school office).
  • There is a drop/slip on the front door of the business office for your after-hours convenience. Payments should be in an envelope if you use this option.
  • Contact Julie Mitchell at 256-443-2560 or Alicia Hanson at 256-762-9451 with questions.
2018-19 Yearbooks
Yearbooks are on sale! During the month of October, you can save $5 by ordering your yearbook for only $60. After October 31, yearbook prices will increase to $65 until March 1 when the price will increase to $80. Order early to avoid price increases. Forms are available in the middle/high school office, or you can use the link from the MHBS website to place your order online. 
Mark Your Calendars!
10.19: Varsity Football @ Waterloo , 7 p.m.
10.23: Volleyball Regionals @Waterloo
10.26: Panther Fest, 4-7 p.m.
10.26: Varsity Football vs. Shoals Christian, 7 p.m.
10.29, 10.30: HS Life Retreat
11.01: PE Program and Silent Auction
11.3: Senior Play
11.4: Chorus @ Stony Point , 5:30 p.m.
11.7,11.8: HS Quarter Tests
11.12: Veterans Day Celebration , 9 a.m.
11.19-11.23: Thanksgiving Holidays

Continued Prayers For:

  • Cole Kelley
  • Lisa Grossheim
  • Beth McGill, Director of the Colbert Campus Preschool, is now at home with her son Josh ('02) and continues to improve all around. Please continue to remember her in your prayers.
  • Travis Creasy
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