The Bulldog Beat
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Upcoming Dates
Teacher In-Service Day - March 8, 2019
Progress Reports - March 14, 2019
Parent Conferences - March 21, 2019
Spring Break - April 1-5, 2019
Young Georgia Authors Winners

Congratulations to our  Young Georgia Authors Winners!
9th Grade
Abigail Wilks
10th Grade 
Pandora Imlay
11th Grade
Emily Williams
12th Grade
Bailey Storey
Engineering Students Present Projects

1st year engineering students "speed date presented" poster 
and website projects on 21st century innovations last week. 
This got students up and out of their seats to listen to the peers and 
view their work, while students practiced professionalism and presentation skills. 
Classes Observe Chinese New Year
Ms. Peacock's Humanities and Ms. Holloway and Ms. Chafin's classes celebrated 
the Year of the Pig with information, games, and activities including making 
Dragon masks and lanterns, and playing traditional Chinese games.
12 for Life Students Meet Kemp
Greater Promise Partnership who sponsors the 12 for Life program 
visited the Capitol on Wednesday, February 13. 
The students are seen here with Governor Brian Kemp. 

Jordan Barberich
Maggie Cooper
Amaria Denson
Alexis Henderson
Landon Hopper
Ashunti Talmadge

Chaperone: Otissa King, Georgia Department of Corrections
Teacher: Marcy Sanders, WBL/YAP Coordinator
Represent YOUR Class!! 
Order your keychain TODAY!

K eychain w/silver ring

Keychain w/tassel
Email Mrs. Barfield
or send message @Creationsbychamps on Facebook 
to place your order, or if you have any questions.
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
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
Attention Seniors
Are YOU on the Board??
Have you been accepted to a college 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 logos or military logos will be displayed  on the board
Coffee with the Counselor

Wednesday, February 20th
  8 a.m., 12 p.m. or 5 p.m.
Freshman Campus 
Media Center

Ms. Hamlin will be covering important topics such as graduation requirements, 
new information regarding GPA, Zell Miller and HOPE scholarship requirements 
and rigor courses.  Please RSVP.
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
Art News

Monroe County Schools Visual Arts Department will host  the 
2019 Youth Art Month student exhibit from March 1-29 at the Fine Arts Center.  
The reception will be held Tuesday, March 5 from 5:30-7:30. 
Come enjoy light refreshments and artwork created by the students 
of Georgia Art Educator Association's 5th district.
 Chorus News

Theatre News

Clubs & Organizations 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 
Sports News
Baseball News
Attention baseball player family members! 
Sport some gear customized for you and/or your player with 
any of the designs shown here, however you'd like. 
All proceeds benefit the MP engineering students. 
 or visit @CreationsByChamps on Facebook today! 
Soccer News
Soccer Decals
for car, cup, binder, shirts & more. 

3 by 3 inch decals are  $5.
5 by 5 inch decals are  $7.
Shirts and other sizes are priced to order. Email  or Facebook @creationsbychamps today! 
Tennis News

The MP Tennis Team traveled to Macon last week to play against ACE for their first match of the season. The boys team won 5-0 and the girls team won 4-1. Winning players for the boys included Micah, Preston, and Caleb Wilson at singles and the teams of Tucker Melton/Jimbo Finch and Carter Justice/Brandon Carter. Winning players for the girls included Becky Kenirey, Jackie Gore, and Reagan Dorrity for singles and the team of Emma Cantrell/Anna Starr for doubles. The team will be back in action on Wednesday, February 20, at Northside. Go Dogs   

Volleyball News

Attention Girls interested in Volleyball

Volleyball open gym/ conditioning  will be Monday & Wednesdays from 3:30 to 5:10.  It will start (depending on basketball) March 11, 2019 in MPHS gym util April. 

A Mini Camp will take place April 15th-April 17th starting at 3:45 and go til 5.  Volleyball tryouts will be April 22, 24, 25 and 26th  3:30-5:30.
Wrestling News

Congratulations to Brycen Young! 
He is the first top 6 state finisher in Bulldog History.
Brycen is pictured above with  Coach Barron Hamlin 
and Coach Douglas Fletcher.
Spring 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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