The Bulldog Beat
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Upcoming Dates
Progress Reports - February 14, 2019
President's Day Holiday  - February 18, 2019
 CHAMP Award Winners
180 Degree Award Recipients
Congratulations to Savannah Hobbs, Raheem Lawson, Decoreius Shannon and Shemodrek Denmark for being our  180 Degree Award recipients! Th ey turned 
their academics    and behavior  around - a full 180 degrees during Fall Semester.

Big Ticket Lotto Winner
Riley Baswell is the lucky student who won!  To be eligible students must have zero tardies, zero referrals, zero absences, AND also be passing 7 out of 7 classes.
Biology Students Study Cell Relationships

Mrs. Dews' students learned about the "relationships" among cell organelles
and how their function is imperative to the life of he cell. Super fun! 
Attention Parents of MPHS Students

Please complete the 24 question survey in the link provided below using a personal computer, smartphone, or tablet. The data from this survey will be used as part of the calculation of the School Climate Star Rating found in the College and Career Readiness Performance Index (CCRPI). 

Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Edu cation for analysis. The Georgia Parent Survey is also available in Spanish. Parents may select the Spanish version within the survey. 
Yearbook News
Buy your yearbook TODAY!!
You may order online at jostensyearbooks.com
or call 1-877-767-5217 to place your order. Please s ee Mrs. May in room 206 if you have any questions.
Yearbooks are $70.
Counselors' News
AP Exams


Students can start making payments for their AP exams beginning December 14. 
The cost of each exam is $95. The fee schedule:  
Dec 14, Jan 11, Feb 15, & Mar 8
            
This will allow student to make 4 low payments of $23.75. All exams can be paid with cash or checks. Please make checks payable to
Mary Persons High School
Online payment is not available this year. 
Interested students can start the registration process by clicking this link to the Google Form
Please see Mrs Burston if you have any questions.  

Nurse's Corner
Dangers of Vaping


Fine Arts News
Chorus News

There were 20 students from MP who participated in District 11 Honor Choir on Friday, January 18 in Warner Robins. Stephanie Nix was selected as one of the three soloists. 

Honor Choir Participants
Lauren Abrams
Taylor Brown
Tim Clements
Charles Dean
Hunter Harrison
Abby Hodges
Emily Joseph
Megan Kelly
Ansley Lawson
Grant Mitchell
Stephanie Nix
Curtissa Penamon
Natalie Pippin
Cayton Sink
James Smith
Richard Smith
Liam Spence
Heaven Taylor
Haley Thompson
James Wright
Drama News

The Drama Department will be  hosting a Broadway Dance/Audition workshop on Saturday the 26th at the Fine Arts Center. Our students and several area schools will be attending. (Perry, Warner Robins, ACE Academy).

  MP Students in Youth Production at the Rose
Cast:
Anne Shirley - Emme Peterman
Gilbert Blythe - Christopher Slaughter
Marilla Cuthbert - Meg Strickland
Mrs. Barry - Madison Hammersley
Matthew Cuthbert - Dylan Garrett
Diana Barry - Heather Tillman
Mrs. Rachel Lynde - Abigail Wilks
Mrs. Allan - Emily Adams
Mrs. Spencer - Madison Hammersley
Josie Pye - Stephanie Nix
Minnie Stearn - MacKenzie Pye
Moody Spurgeon - Aubrey Peterman
Florence Remsen - Maci Joiner
Ira Mills - Pierce Tapley
Clubs & Organizations News
FBLA News 

FBLA is selling ice cream sandwiches for $1.00 after school on 
Thursdays in Mrs. Myers room 226.

FCA meets 
Friday mornings
MPHS  Gym 
HOSA News 
You have a 2nd opportunity to join HOSA!!! If you pay your dues of $30 by January 31st, 2019, you can join HOSA and become part of a motivated group of students who plan on becoming Future Healthcare Professionals! See Ms. Carter in room 101  after school ONLY  to sign up!!! 
TSA News 
State Competition paperwork has gone out and is due back ASAP! See Mrs. Barfield to get yours. 

The Robotics Team meets after school on Tuesday and Thursday in the Tech Lab, room 220, until 5 pm. Come join us to see what robotics is all about! Email Mrs. Barfield if you have questions or to check and ensure that there will be practice on the day you plan to stay:  christina.barfield@mcschools.org

Sports News
Soccer News
Soccer Parent  Meeting
(ALL Teams)
Thursday January 24th@6:00 p.m.
@BSMS Cafeteria
Spring Sports Schedules
Media Center Message
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Ingles cards must be 
re-linked each year. 
Our school code is 10509.
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