90 Years of Bulldog Traditions
The Bulldog Beat
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
 All Schools Closed Until March 31
Progress Reports
March 19, 2020
Alternative Learning Days
Continue through March 27
Spring Break
April 6-10, 2020
Students may use the Sora app or the Overdrive app, 
or they may read through a computer browser. 
Please email Mrs. English (lauri.english@mcschools.org)
for login credentials and for assistance. 
Chorus Google Classroom Codes
1st Block - Beginning Women:  5fcrjc2
3rd Block - Intermediate/Advanced Women:  desdj42
4th Block - Men:  mokj7dn
Please log into your classroom soon.   
Choosing the Best
Last week District Attorney Jonathan Adams  spoke with 10th grade students
about dating violence, sexting,  domestic violence, and sex trafficking. 
May 22, 2020 @ 8:00 PM
Dan Pitts Stadium at Mitchell Field
(tickets not required)
Click Here for More Information
Georgia Parent Survey
The Georgia Parent Survey contains 24 questions. Parents may complete the survey using their personal computer, smartphone, or tablet. All parents are encouraged to participate in the Georgia Parent Survey because the data will be used as part of the calculation of the School Climate Star Rating. Survey responses are anonymous, self-reported, and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis. The Georgia Parent Survey is also available in Spanish. Parents may select the Spanish version within the survey. The Georgia Parent Survey link is posted below. The survey closes on March 2.

Registration for the Boot Camp begins Monday.
Counselors' News
Attention Seniors:   Are YOU on the Board?
Have you been accepted to a college, tech school, or enlisted with the military?
If so, please provide your counselor with a copy of your acceptance letter 
or enlistment paperwork (paper copy or email).  
Senior pictures and  college/military logos will be displayed  on the board.
Nurse's Corner
What YOU need to know  about the Coronavirus
Coronavirus. By now, many families have heard about it on TV, read about it online, talked about it at work or in school, but there are still a lot of questions surrounding this virus. With news of the coronavirus COVID-19's continued spread, sorting through the information can feel overwhelming and scary. While the coronavirus risk level remains low in Georgia, children may still have a lot of questions. Here are some answers and resources to help kids (and adults) better understand the virus.
Dangers of Vaping
The Georgia Department of Public Health Releases 
New Information about Vaping
Fine Arts
Chorus News

Choirs Receive Straight Superior Ratings
Congratulations to the Mary Persons Beginning Women, Mixed and Advanced Women's Choirs, director Mr. Hernandez, student teacher Mr. Mosley, and accompanist Terry Clopton for receiving straight superior ratings in performance and sight reading from every judge at the 2020 Georgia Music Educators Association Large Group Performance Evaluations.
A Superior rating denotes "an outstanding performance worthy of distinction of being recognized as among the very best".
This is the 8th consecutive year of this outstanding accomplishment!
We'd like to say a special thank you to our accompanying adults: Madison Adams, Theresa Fleckenstein, Robin Head, Chris Peterman, Brandi Pye, Lisa Slaughter, Debra Smith, Sheri Stevenson, and Conni Tane.
Best Buddies News

Interested in Being a 2020-2021 Officer? 
If you are interested in becoming an officer for the next school year, please complete the Google Form that was sent to your student email account. For more information see Mrs. Holloway after school in Room 110.  You may also click here to access the Google Form
Tennis News
The MP Tennis Team competed in their first region match last week at home against Upson-Lee. The girls' team earned their 4th win of the season and their first region win by sweeping 5-0. The boys team lost by a 2-3 margin. Winners for the girls include Becky Kenirey, Jackie Gore, and Julia Rainey at singles, and the teams of Emma Cantrell/Reagan Dorrity and Karsin Bass/Anna Starr at doubles. Winners for the boys included Micah Wilson at singles and the team of Austin Starr/Griffin Morris at doubles. The boys' record now stands at 2-2 on the season.
Volleyball News

Volleyball 2020 Tryout Schedule
May 1st, 3:30-5:30
(current 9th, 10th & 11 graders)
May 4th, 3:30-5:30
(Current 7th & 8th graders)
May 5th, 3:30-5:30
(everyone) Cuts made at the end of this day.
Spring Sports Schedules

All GHSA Sports 
have been suspended due to the COVID-19.
Link Your Ingles Card to MPHS

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