Mary Persons High School
The Bulldog Beat
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Labor Day Holiday 
Monday, September 6, 2016
After-School Credit Recovery
MP will be offering one 8 week session of credit recovery this semester.  The session will begin September 12th and will run until November 10th. Registered students are required to attend Monday - Thursday, 3:15-5:15 until course work is complete or the session ends.  Cost is $50 per 1/2 unit.  

Registration forms can be picked up in the Guidance office or you can click here.
Need Extra Help with a Class?
Support Best Buddies!  

Buy an MP Bucket Hat!
Cost is $20.

See Mrs. Holloway 
to get your hat TODAY!
MP vs Jackson: Game Day
Econ Class Plays Minute to Win It!
Mrs. Peacock's class played Minute to Win It, using skill 
to determine our absolute comparative advantages
Spanish Students Solve Math Problems
Ms. Rowland's Spanish I students are using their Spanish vocabulary 
to create and solve math problems!
Algebra I Vocabulary Strategies
Mr. Sanchez's Algebra I students work on vocabulary strategies. 
Seniors Put Finishing Touches on Their Banner
Student Council members from each grade made banners 
to hang for their class at the pep rally.
We Appreciate Our Bus Drivers

Thanks for All You Do!
Attention Sophomores
If you would like to be a rookie to help with Prom, please pick up an application in Room 504, Ms. Metcalf's room. Applications are due Friday, September 9th.
Empescope News
The Empescope Staff would like for you to share your pictures of student life with them for the yearbook.  Please email them to the Empescope Staff at, or you may tweet them to us @mpyearbook2015.  Thank you!

Order Your Yearbook Now at the Back-to-School Price
The yearbook is currently at the Back-to-School rate of $55.00 until 9/2/16.  Order your yearbook TODAY at the price.  You may bring your money to the school or you may order online at JostensQuestions? See Mrs. May (room 206).
Senior News

Senior Picture Retakes
All seniors should have taken their senior pictures during the summer.  Seniors who were unable to attend during the summer may take make-up pictures at the school on September 8th, by appointment only.  Only photos taken by Lifetouch will be in the yearbook or used by the school.  Students may sign up with Mrs. May in room 206.

Senior Recognition Ads
Senior Recognition Ads are on sale until November 4th These ads for seniors normally sell out before the deadline. These ads are designed for those who wish to congratulate their graduating seniors with a personal message and photographs in the MPHS yearbook.  Ads are sold in 3 sizes:  full page ($250), page ($135), and page ($75). If you are interested in buying a Senior Recognition Ad (often called "Baby Ads"), complete the form and return to Mrs. May at MPHS with pictures, message, and money before November 4th

Junior News
If you would like to be a member of the Junior Executive Prom Committee, please pick up an application in Ms. Metcalf's room, room 504. Applications are due Friday September 2nd.
Link Your Ingles Card to MPHS

Ingles cards must be 
re-linked each year. 
Our school code is 10509.
Counselors News
Visit the MP Counselors' Web Page!!!
*Do you need a transcript?
*Do you need an Attendance & ADAP Form?
You can find all of this and more on the Counselor's Web Page.

To get up-to-date news from the counseling department please check your emails and join the MP Counseling Department's Remind.  Text @mphsco to 81010.  

ACT & SAT Testing Dates 
Free ACT & SAT Workshops
Attention Seniors

Colleges with Early Action/Decisions Deadlines

Early Action Deadlines:
UGA-Oct 15
Ga Tech-Oct 15
Mercer University-Nov 1
Georgia College-Nov 1
Georgia State University-Nov 15

Early Decision Deadlines:
Emory University-Nov 15
Club News

Dairy Queen Blizzard Sale
THIS Thursday, Sept. 1st.  Mini Blizzards will be sold for $2 each in room 227 after school.

FBLA Meeting
September 7, 2016
3:15 p.m.
Room 227
Tie Dye Party

*September 9th - Dues Due
*September 13th - 1st Meeting,
   7:30 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Sports News
Cross Country News

Football News
The Mary Persons Football team defeated rival Jackson 14-7.  Tre Slaton returned a fumble 35 yards for the first Bulldog touchdown.  Zach Harvey added another touchdown on a 6 yard run.  The defense, led by leading tacklers Dan O'Neal, Vic Henderson, and Tay Jarrell held Jackson scoreless in the 2nd Half.  The Bulldogs take on Washington-Atlanta Friday at Dan Pitts Stadium.  Game time is 7:30.

Volleyball News

The Volleydogs have been on the road this week traveling to Lamar County and Northside HS. The JV and Varsity defeated Lamar 2-0. The JV defeated Northside High School 2-1. The Varsity lost 2-3 in a long five set match. The Volleydogs compete against Mt. de Sales, Baldwin County and FPD this week. JV Record 3-3, Varsity Record 3-3.

Volunteers are needed for the Volleyball Program.  

2016 Fall Sports Schedules

Media Center Message
OverDrive eBooks
Borrow eBooks (fiction and nonfiction), and audio-books from our school library - ANYWHERE, ANYTIME.  All you need is your username and password, the same credentials that are used to access computers at school.  eBooks may be downloaded to your device.

*Please see Mrs. English if you need assistance.
*See Mrs. English for passwords to the resources that require a password.
Link Your Ingles Card to MPHS

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