90 Years of Bulldog Traditions
The Bulldog Beat
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Labor Day Holiday - September 2, 2019
Class Officers Elected
Seniors Class Officers
President - Anoki Patel
Vice President - Jimbo Finch
Secretary - Jada Freeman

Sophomore Class Officers
President - Estrella Pompa
Vice President - Arizona Tyler
Secretary - Abney Langer
Junior Class Officers
President - Madelynne Scott
Vice President - Kaylee Gordon
Secretary - Abby Pollock


Minute to Win It
Econ Class Learns about Comparative Advantage
Last week, Ms. Lane's Economics class learned about 
comparative advantage by keeping score in a game of Minute to Win It.
Taylor Askew
Work-Based Learning  August Student of the Month
Work-Based Learning News:  Looking for Work After School??
 

Available Positions:

1. Little Angels Daycare-hiring at both locations, Smarr/Bolingbroke
2. Jonah's on Johnston

See Ms. Sanders for the details! Email her at marcy.sanders@mcschools.org.

Gold  Rush
Community Pep Rally

Thursday, August 29, 2019
@6:00 p.m.
Dan Pitts Stadium
School Picture Day
August 29th
Prepay for School Pictures
Below is a prepay link for Fall Underclass Pictures which are scheduled for Thursday, August 29th. You may order online with a debit or credit card. 
 
NOW
@the LOWEST price of the year!

The yearbooks are on sale now at the back to school price of $55.00. 

Link Your Ingles Card to MPHS

Ingles cards must be 
re-linked each year. 
Our school code is 10509.
Counselors' News
Nurse's Corner
The Dangers of Vaping
Clubs
Best Buddies
Any student interested in becoming a  Best   Buddies  Member should complete the Membership Application at   www.bestbuddiesonline.org .  Click on Membership Application, then High School, then follow instructions for application submission. 

Dues of $20 include a chapter t-shirt, and should be turned in to Mrs. Holloway on the Main Campus or Mrs. Bond on the Freshman Campus. Checks can be made out to MPHS. Applications and dues should be submitted by 3:30 pm Friday, September 13th. 

Not sure what  Best   Buddies  is? Learn more at  www.bestbuddies.org .

The annual calendar of events can be found  here.

If you are interested in interviewing to be a one-on-one Peer  Buddy to a student with a disability, interviews will be held  Wednesday, September 18th. Please sign up  here.
Millionaire Club
Informational Meeting
Thursday, August 22, 2019
@3:05 p.m.
Ms. Rowland's Room
Room 507

FBLA News

Join FBLA today! 
$15 - dues only or $25 - dues & t-shirt.  

Our first meeting will be held August 28th at 3:05 in the media center on main campus.  This will be an informative meeting where you will hear from current members and our officer team about what you will gain by being an active member.

The FBLA Member Enrollment Form is available in our Google Classroom. Join Code  nx1mk2.

Krispy Kreme fundraiser will be starting soon.  You can use some of the money you raise to pay for your dues.
FFA News

FFA Kicks Off A New School Year
On the weekend of August 9th, our new officer team went down to Fort Valley and stayed at Camp John Hope where they decided on the budget, program of work, t-shirt design, and worked on their opening ceremony. 


This year's team members are: 
(From left to right) Shelbye Thompson- Reporter, Rachel Casteel- Sentinel, Deyana Stokes- Vice President, Anna Grace Simmons- President, Clayton Drury- Chaplain, Caitlin Ham- Secretary, and Jacob McGourik- Treasurer

*Our President, Anna Grace Simmons, is in 11th grade. She participates in many competitions but the ones that she enjoys the most are Landjudging and Wildlife. She is also a member of the Beta Club and Junior Executive. Outside of school, she enjoys photography and drawing.

*Our Vice President, Deyana Stokes, is in 11th grade. She participates in the Nursery and Floriculture competitions. She is a member of the auxiliary team of the Mary Persons Marching Band. Outside of school, she likes to draw and read.

*Our Secretary, Caitlin Ham, is in 11th grade. She does many competitions but she enjoys Livestock Judging the most. Outside of school, she volunteers at Save A Pet. 

*Our Treasurer, Jacob McGourik, is in 10th grade. He most enjoys competing in the Forestry competitions. He is also a member of the Mary Persons Marching Band. 

*Our Reporter, Shelbye Thompson, is in 12th grade. She participates in Floriculture competitions. Outside of school, she makes shirts and vinyl stickers.

*Our Sentinel, Rachel Casteel, is in 10th grade. She competes in the Wildlife competitions. She is also involved in the FBLA club. Outside of school, she makes jewelry.  

*Our Chaplain, Clayton Drury, is in 10th grade. He competes in Livestock Showing. He is also a member of the Mary Persons Cross Country team. Outside of school, he likes to skateboard. 

This year is going to be a great year for FFA and we want you to be a part of it. You can only be a member of the FFA if you are enrolled in an Ag class first or second semester. If you don't have an Ag class until second semester, you can still be a member as long as you pay your dues. Dues are $15 for just membership and $20 for membership and a t-shirt. To pay, just find Mr.Smith or Mr.Waldrep and give your information and money to them. 

We are having a recruitment cookout on August 26th. The students are going to the school farm before the cookout. If you need a ride there, the bus leaves at 3:30pm behind the Ag room. The students and parents can come to the cookout at the school cafeteria at 7:00pm. We encourage everyone to come even if you aren't sure about being part of FFA. This event is the kickoff to a great year.
Mu Alpha Theta

Sports
Football News
The Bulldogs started the 2019 season off with a win over Southwest in a scrimmage this past Friday night. Go Dogs!
Cross Country News
The Cross Country team participated in the Mid State Classic this past Saturday. For the boys team, Justin Wachtel placed first overall, C onnor Battles finished 10th, and  Logan O Neil finished 11th. For the girls team,  Maradeth Leverette finished 11th, and  Ava Mcallip finished 15th.   Both Boys and Girls team earn 2nd place.
Softball News


Volleyball News


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