Mary Persons High School
The Bulldog Beat
  • Thursday, May 22, 2014 - Baccalaureate at 7:00 p.m. at Forsyth United Methodist Church
  • Friday, May 23, 2014 - Graduation at 8:00 p.m. at Dan Pitts Stadium
 Valedictorian & Salutatorian Announced
Valedictorian - Elizabeth Pierotti & Salutatorian - Anna Leigh Nix


There are still a few yearbooks available for purchase  

at a cost of $70.  

See Mrs. Hogan on the main campus.

Exam Schedules 
*Note the Early Release of all high school students on May 22nd & 23rd.

Congratulations to Ms. Lori Greenway!

April Teacher of the Month

Monroe County Gifted Fair 

The Monroe County Schools Gifted Program will sponsor a Fair  

on Thursday, May 15th, from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the  

Monroe County Middle School, William Hubbard Campus. All students and their families, kindergarten through grade 12, are invited to attend. Participants will be able to select four different sessions to attend. Please join us for an evening of fun, and learn more about opportunities for all of our students in the Monroe County School System!  

Click Here for a Gifted Fair Agenda.  

Class of 2015 - Senior Pictures 

Senior Pictures will be taken Wednesday, July 30 - Monday, August 4.  Retakes will be Saturday, September 13.  The photographer will be set up in the Common Area at MPHS, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Students will receive appointments from Lifetouch during summer

MP Parent Organization

Join the MP Parent Organization! Our next meeting will be held on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 6 p.m. in the MPHS cafeteria.  We have several events planned for the month of May.   We would greatly appreciate it if you would be able to serve as a parent volunteer.  


Parent Volunteer Opportunities

Friday, May 16, 2014 at 10:30 - Serving lunch at the Senior Picnic

Friday, May 16, 2014 at 1:00 - Serving items at the 4th Nine Weeks CHAMP Rewards Day


In order to volunteer for an upcoming opportunity, you must have completed volunteer training.  Please contact Ms. Reye McLuen for more information regarding the training requirements at


If you have completed the training and are interested in helping with an upcoming opportunity, please contact Ms. McLuen or Ms. Alford at Thanks in advance for your support! 

Last Friday our Agricultural Science students conducted a plant sale.
They were also shearing and tending to lambs behind the school. 
MP students had an opportunity to see the sheep, and purchase plants.

REMINDER:  Summer School Registration
Students needing to recover academic credits have the
opportunity to earn credit during MPHS Summer School. 
Cost is $50 per unit; payment and registration form should be
returned to the school office by Friday, May 23, 2014.  Classes will
be held Monday-Thursday and students are responsible for providing
their own transportation.  Please "click here" for the registration form
and detailed information.  If you have any questions, please call the Graduation Coach, Mrs. McLuen at (478) 994-2812, ext.5003

Order Your MP Tervis Tumbler TODAY!!!
It would make a great graduation gift!!
Counselors' Corner
Join the MPHS Counselor's Remind 101!  
Text @mphsco to 478-207-7031!
Fine Arts News
Art Students Take Advantage of Ag Expo

Drawing class doing observational drawings of Mr. Waldrep's 
sheep and flowers from the plant sale
Monroe County Bands Present End of the Year Concert:
Night at the Movies
  Chorus Farewell Concert

The Chorus bid farewell to the 2013-2014 school year dedicating  

songs to the seniors, students teacher Shelby Cloud, alumni and  

Korean exchange student, Anna Kim.

Club News
Best Buddies News:
Mary Persons' chapter of Best Buddies International is planning to send 6 incoming officers to the organization's annual leadership conference in Indiana this summer, July 25-28. The total cost per person for the trip is about $650. You can help send these students to leadership conference by purchasing either a $2 or $10 raffle ticket for a chance to win ThirtyOne products valued up to $90! 34 winners will be selected. The deadline to purchase tickets is May 19th. To purchase a ticket, please contact or  
Click here to learn more about Best Buddies.
FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) This is the last Friday meeting for this school year @ 7:30, in the Media Ctr
Everyone is welcome. 
**Remember:  Kickball Game at Mt. Zion,
Sunday, May 18 @ 3:00 p.m.
Light refreshments
will be served. 
Sports Corner
Cheerleader News
  • There is a MANDATORY PARENT meeting Monday, May 12th at 6pm at the WHMS gym.
  • UNIFORM FITTINGS: Wednesday, May 14th at 3:45 at the WHMS gym. 

Click Here for the 2014-2015 Cheerdawg Rosters. 


Golf News

GIRLS and BOYS TEAMS are headed to STATE on Monday, May 19 in Augusta. Go Bulldogs!!
Media Center Message
Take the Challenge!!! 

High school students are encouraged to read  

5 fiction books & 5 non-fiction books during  

the summer.   

Click here to find out more about   

Georgia's 2014 Summer Reading Challenge. 

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