Mary Persons High School
The Bulldog Beat
2014 Prom Queen & King

Brooke Wyatt and Courry Walker
Prom Assembly 

Matthew Blaylock is pictured here
with Ivey Weldon.

Matthew Blaylock spoke to MP students during a Prom Assembly on March 25th about life choices regarding alcohol and drugs.  He presented a powerful message to our students.  Thanks to Julie Presley  for coordinating this program and collecting the donations to fund this program. Shane Godfrey presented a video presentation at the beginning of the program.    

MP Tervis Tumbler Sale

There's an App for that! 
For MP!!! 
Do YOU have it yet? 

Visit the iTunes store to download the Monroe County Schools iPhone App.
Once you have downloaded the App you can choose
Mary Persons High School.

Business Department News:

Students are getting MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) Certified. Currently, there are 30 students certified in Microsoft Word 2010 and 15 students certified in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.


Earning a Microsoft Office Certification gives our students many benefits as they progress through obtaining a career or furthering their education after high school.  Below is a recent study that really hits home to the advantage of implementing the program in your school's classroom. Earning a Microsoft Office certification offers our students that validation to secure a great career after graduation.


Any teacher or student at MP can take the test FREE! Please see Mrs. Sanders or Mrs. Little for more information.

Don't Miss Out!!

Purchase Your 2014 Empescope NOW!!


The yearbook is still on sale for $65!  Don't forget to see  

Mrs. Hogan to pre-order your book while there is still time!  

Counselors' Corner

 SAT Boot Camp  

Saturday, April 19. 2014

8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.    

Cost is $25.   

Payment is due at the time of registration.   

Stop by the counselors' office to register.   

Deadline to register is April 11. 

Join the MPHS Counselor's Remind 101!  
Text @mphsco to 478-207-7031!
Underclassman Honors Night - April 24, 2014 @6:30 p.m.
Senior Honors Night - May 8, 2014 @6:30 p.m.
Department of Corrections Campus, Roberts Chapel
Do you still need to take the SAT or ACT?
Fine Arts News
Musical Theatre Students
The Wizard of Oz
(adapted from the book by Frank Baum)
April 10th-12th @ 7p.m.
April 13th @ 2 p.m.
BOE Auditorium
Tickets are $5.
You may now follow the MP Band on Twitter @MonroeCoBands
Our Chorus Performed during the   
Cherry Blossom Festival in conjunction with the
Middle Georgia Concert Band! 

Mr. Charles Hernandez, Chorus Director
Club News
FFA News

Caroline Waldrep won the Central Region Area III FFA Extemporaneous Speaking contest.  She is now qualified for the State Contest which will be held at the State FFA Convention on Friday, May 2nd.  Good luck Caroline!

The Senior Nursery Landscaping team (Zachary White, Austin Whatley, Ansley Clark, and Triston Hayman) recently placed 3rd in the State Competition in Athens.  They are pictured here with their teacher and FFA Sponsor, Mr. Bill Waldrep.
FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) meets every Friday at 7:30
in the Media Center
Everyone is welcome.  
Sports Corner

Basketball News

KeKe Calloway was named to the Basketball Sportswriters' first team All-State Basketball.  She is also The Telegraph All-Middle GHSA Girls Basketball Player of the Year for the second straight year. 
Click here to read The Telegraph article.


                          MARCH 24, 2014

                 MAPLE RIDGE GOLF COURSE

                          COLUMBUS, GA



1.    COLUMBUS                            297


3.    BROOKSTONE                       309 

4.    NEWNAN                               316

5.    LAGRANGE                            334 


7.    PC CENTRAL                          352 

8.    CARROLLTON                        354

9.    MARY PERSONS                    355 

10.  LEE COUNTY                          358

11.  VETERANS                              374 


14.  HARRIS COUNTY                    394

15.  HARDAWAY                             408 

16.  HOUSTON COUNTY               413







KALEB FRANKLIN           100   


Match results for 3/27 at Forsyth Country Club between Jones County & MP  

The team scores were Jones County Boys 163, and  Mary Persons High 170. The girls team scores were Jones County Girls 145, and  Mary Persons Girls 153. 


Low Medalist for the Boys was Kolton McNeal of Jones County with a 38, and Low Medalist for the Girls was Taylor Kite of Mary Persons with a 40. 

Check Out our Bulldog Athletics
page to access the websites of all our sports.
Media Center Message
April 12th is National D.E.A.R. Day - Drop Everything and Read.  This day is a special reading celebration to remind and encourage families to make reading together a priority, on a daily basis.

National Library Week is April 13-19. This week is sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA), and is to celebrate the contributions of libraries and library workers, and to promote and support libraries. The theme for National Library Week is Lives Change @Your Library. 
Click Here for the National Library Week Activities @ Your Library.
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