90 Years of Bulldog Traditions
The Bulldog Beat
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Progress Reports - November 14
Thanksgiving Holidays - November 25-29
Parents, would you like to know more about things that are happening at school? Would you like to get more involved? If so, come to the MPAC meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019 at 3:30 pm.  MPAC is the MPHS parent organization. All parents are invited to attend!
Spanish Class PiƱata Contest 
Winners Announced
Tied for 1st Place Overall - Lorelai Lance & Savannah Lovell's Llama, and Liz Johnson's Calming Goat.   1st Place in the Spanish Culture Category - Kate Wilson with Ferdinand the Bull
Students Read  The Indian in the Cupboard
Mrs. Thomas and her students have been reading
The Indian in the Cupboard and they discussed how Native American cultures would grow pumpkins  (a squash) for food and use the seeds as food and as a resource to grow more.  They carved, cleaned, roasted and ate the seeds.  
Spanish Classes Observe Dia de los Muertos
Spanish classes enjoyed a fiesta for Dia de los Muertos 
(Day of the Dead)  on Friday, November 1st. Students enjoyed 
cultural festive treats,  crafts, and activities.
Choosing the Best
Jessica Scott, the Directory of the Monroe County Pregnancy Center spoke with our 11th grade students, and Elizabeth Bobbitt and Anita Howard, Assistant District Attorneys with the Towaliga Judicial Circuit spoke with our 10th grade students last week about making wise choices in their life. 
Need Tutoring?
Need Help with Math Homework?
Our Mu Alpha Theta tutors have you covered!
Come see us in the mornings in Mrs. McKallip's room or 
in the afternoons in Dr. Williams's room on the Main Campus!
Order NOW

The yearbooks are on sale now for $65.  The cost will increase to $70 on 11/8/19. 

The price will continue to increase as the publication date gets closer. so don't delay!!!

Counselors' News
Christmas is just around the corner!!
MP Drawstring Gym Bag & Bulldogs Christmas shirt - Get YOURS while they last!!! ONLY $10 cash/each. 
See a counselor to make your purchase.
All proceeds go to our Bulldog Blessings fund which allows us to help our neediest students with clothing, shoes, coats, school supplies, toiletries, food, etc. 

Also, there is still time to adopt MPHS students through our annual 
Adopt-A-Student Christmas program.  We currently have 97 students
 who will receive Christmas because of the program! 
If you wish to adopt a student, please email teresa.roller@mcschools.org.
Nurse's Corner
Dangers of Vaping
The Georgia Department of Public Health Releases 
New Information about Vaping

Fine Arts
Fine Arts News

MP Chorus, Musical Theatre and Drama students went on 
their annual trip to Atlanta on Halloween to see  the Broadway 
musical, Wicked , & to have dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe.  
One Act Play 

Final Opportunity to See the Play
Wednesday, November 6th @7:00 p.m.
Clubs & Organizations

FBLA will be selling
DQ Blizzards  for $2 
Thursday afternoons
 in Mrs. Little's room 227 
immediately after school.

FFA News

FFA Competes in State Land Judging Contest

Our FFA Land Judging Team recently competed in the State FFA Land Judging Career Development Event.  The event was held at Fort Valley State University in Fort Valley October 26,2019.

Team members Tucker Bennett, Peyton Johnson, Luke McBride, Jerry Ochieng for the Junior Team and Dravin Bennett, Dillon McCoy, Willow Waldrep, and Star Pompa for the Senior Team became eligible to compete at the state event after winning the Area 3 Land Judging Career Development Event September 26, 2019 at Riverbend WMA in East Dublin. The Junior team placed 2nd in the competition and the Senior team placed 6th.

The Land Judging Career Development Event provides students the opportunity to determine land classification, use and treatment practices for selected sites.  The students must consider topsoil texture and thickness, effective depth, permeability of subsoil, slope, erosion, drainage and land capability.

Bill Waldrep and Ryan Smith are the Mary Persons FFA advisor. 
Interact News
Summer Sandifer and Alex Hanson, MP Interact students,  attended 
the weekly Forsyth/Monroe County Rotary meeting.  Devesea Tatum from 
Pruitt Hospice Care presented to Rotary a very informative program on the 
needs and requirement for Hospice care. She explained what the family members can expect from either home Hospice care or the care accomplished in a facility.  The system is fully covered by Medicare and most insurance programs.
Key Club News
Key Club conducted their annual "Trick or Canning" food drive last week on Halloween.  Members delivered flyers to several neighborhoods in advance.  
All food collected will be donated to the Forsyth United Methodist Church's food bank and helps supplement for the holidays.
Tri-M News
Congratulations to the following 9 acts for being selected as contestants  for our 4th annual, MP's Got Talent.
Heaven Taylor
Anabel Storey
Madelyn Causey
Meghan Bennett
Jordan & Kharah Shepherd, Cody Sosebee, & Thomas Childress
Megan Kelly
Bethany Maddox, Katie Thomason, & Elizabeth Bennett
James Smith
Emily Williams
Cheerleader News

Our Varsity Competition came in 1st place at their last competition before Regions! Way to go ladies!! 

Cross Country News

Wachtel Wins 4A State Championship!!!
Congratulations to Justin!  The Cross Country team competed at the 
State Championships last Friday, November 1st.  Justin Wachtel is the 
2019 Cross Country State Champion for class 4A. 
The boys team placed 11th and the girls team placed 15th.  Go Dogs! 
Football News
2019 Fall Sports Schedules

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