90 Years of Bulldog Traditions
The Bulldog Beat
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Upcoming Dates to Remember
Progress Reports - February 13, 2020
Winter Break - February 17, 2020
Teacher In-Service - March 13, 2020
Progress Reports - March 19, 2020
Parent-Teacher Conferences - March 26, 2020
Spring Break - April 6-10, 2020
2020-2021 Musical Theater Class
Try-outs for possible placement in next year's 
2020-2021 Musical Theater class will be held 
on  Tuesday, February 4th at 3:00 p.m. in the Chorus Room. 

Please prepare to sing a 1 minute excerpt from a song of your choice that highlights your vocal and acting strengths.  You will also be taught a dance routine for the dance portion of the audition. You must provide and bring an accompaniment sound file or CD.
A sign-up sheet has been placed outside 
of Mr. Hernandez and Ms. Spires' doors on the main campus. 
Audition to join the fun adventure of acting, singing and dancing!!

January 29, 2020
at the Main Campus
Lunch will be provided.
If you plan to join us please RSVP to Misty Rhodes 
by emailing her at  misty.rhodes@mcschools.org.
Please RSVP by 1/27/2020.
MPAC (MP Parents Assisting Children) is the MP parent organization that helps to support & enhance the educational experience at MPHS. 
Update YOUR Contact Information
Do you have a NEW address? Phone number? Email?
Please send your updated contact information to Mrs. Deborah Miller (deborah.miller@mcschools.org).  We want to  ensure the school  can communicate effectively  with you.  Thank you in advance!
Deadline is February 21, 2020
Sheriff's Department Selling T-Shirts

Sgt. Blandenburg is raising money
for the 4th Annual Summer Camp. 
The profits from the fundraiser 
will be used toward entry fees, 
as well as the cost to run 
the Summer Day Camp for 4 weeks.

For more information, please contact Sgt. Blandenburg 
at 478-957-3795 
or Via (Facebook) SgtKen Blandenburg

The cost of the shirt is $15.
Order NOW

The yearbooks are on sale now for $70.   

The price will continue to increase as the publication date gets closer. so don't delay!!!

Counselors' News
Nurse's Corner
What YOU need to know
about the Coronavirus
Click Here for a news release from the
Georgia Department of Public Health
regarding the Coronavirus.
Dangers of Vaping
The Georgia Department of Public Health Releases 
New Information about Vaping
Fine Arts
Band News
Congratulations to Grant Pixley and Katie Thomason on being selected
to become members of the 2019-2020 GMEA All-State Honor Band!

7 MP band students recently participated in the 70th annual 
JanFest Band Festival and Clinic hosted by the University of Georgia.  
Those who participated were: Katie Thomason, GraceAnne Pixley, Grant Pixley, Hunter Toler, Charlotte Wilcox, Celeste Taylor, and Elizabeth Bennett
The Jazz Ensembles of MP will combine with Eclectic Jazz, a local 
community jazz ensemble, to perform a Valentine's Date Night concert 
on Thursday, February 13th. The performance will take place in the 
Board of Education Auditorium starting at 6:30. 
Donations to the band program are encouraged for entry, but not required. 
Chorus News

All State Chorus
Congratulations to the following students who passed the second round 
All-State Chorus auditions and will be participating in the 
2020 All-State Chorus  on February 27-29:  
Meghan Bennett,  Abby Hodges,  Ansley Lawson,  Richard Smith, and  Anabel Storey

District Honor Chorus
The following students participated in GMEA District Honor Chorus this past weekend:   Lauren Abrams,  A'Kendia Alford,  Meghan Bennett,  Abby Hodges,  Emily Joseph,  Megan Kelly,  Samuel Kelsay,  Ansley Lawson,  Aubrey Peterman,  Natalie Pippin,  Jordan Shepherd,  James Smith,  Richard Smith,  Cody Sosebee,  Catherine Stevick,  Anabel Storey,  Pierce Tapley, and  Heaven Taylor.
Best Buddies News

Talent Show
February 3rd
6:00 p.m.
MCBOE Auditorium
Admission - $1.00

Spanish Club News

Spanish Club Meeting
Wednesday, February 5th
@7:20 a.m. 
in Ms. Rowland's Room

Bring $3 for a Chick-fil-A
chicken biscuit & a drink. 
Also bring a friend & get 
an extra punch on your punch card!

Basketball News

Please Support Girls Basketball!

Shirts available in sizes: Adult S-3X.
Cost: $15 each
Contact Person: Lamon McElhaney (MPHS) 
Please email your order to lamon.mcelhaney@mcschools.org.
Please include your  name, shirt color, size, and school location.
Winter Sports Schedules

Media Center News
Students may use the Sora app or the Overdrive app, 
or they may read through a computer browser. 
Please see Mrs. English or Mrs. Bernard for login credentials and for assistance. 
Link Your Ingles Card to MPHS

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