The Bulldog Beat
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Upcoming Dates

MLK Holiday -  January 21, 2019

Progress Reports - February 14, 2019

President's Day Holiday  - February 18, 2019
"Building Blocks" of American Democratic Ideals
Mr. Meeks' 4th Block AP Government students studied 
the "building blocks" of American Democratic Ideals.
Art - Mark-Making Workshop
Day 1 of semester 2! Art III students experiment 
during a mark-making workshop.
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. 
Credit Recovery
If your student failed a required course 
(English, Math, Science or Social Studies), 
please make sure they register for credit recovery. 
MP will be offering two 8-week courses starting January 22nd
Students can choose an After School session that runs from 
3:15 p.m.-5:15 p.m.  OR Saturday School, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 
Students must pay $50.00 for each ½ unit class or $100 for a full credit.  
Forms can be picked up in the Guidance office & returned to the Graduation Coach, Mrs. McLuen, or you may click here for the form.
Get Your MP Winter Sports Yard Signs
The proceeds will benefit MP engineering. Questions can be directed to Christina Barfield or to our Facebook page @CreationsbyChamps.
Yearbook News
Buy your yearbook TODAY!!
You may order online at
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
  MP Students in Youth Production at the Rose
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!!! 
National Art Honor Society News

The National Art Honor Society held its New Member Induction Ceremony on January 10.  New inductees Amy Bowden, Maggie Forrester, Allison Spence, Celeste Taylor, Carolynn Williams, McKenna Willits-Brown, and Katelyn Wilson were honored and presented with certificates of membership.
Tri-M News

Tri-M Music Honor Society had their annual Showcase Recital of new members at Forsyth United Methodist Church Tuesday, January 8.
Sports News
Soccer News

Boys Soccer Conditioning at MCAC
Monday - Friday,  4:00 - 5:30 p.m. 

Soccer Tryouts Begin Monday, January 21st 
M:  9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. AND 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
T-Th: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. 

Soccer Parent  Meeting (ALL Teams)
Thursday January 24th@6:00 p.m.
@BSMS Cafeteria
Tennis News
If you missed the information meeting but are still interested in playing tennis, please e-mail Coach Grossman ( ) or Coach Bernard ( ). 

You must have a physical on file to participate. 

Tryouts will begin on January 16.
Winter Sports Schedules

Media Center Message
Link Your Ingles Card to MPHS

Ingles cards must be 
re-linked each year. 
Our school code is 10509.
*See Mrs. English for passwords to the  resources that require a password.
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