MANTACHIE HIGH SCHOOL
Mantachie, MS 38855
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Junior High Awards Day will be Friday, May 16, at 10:00 a.m., in the gym.
High School Awards Day will be Monday, May 12, at 10:00 a.m., in the gym.
Elementary Awards Day will be Sunday, May 4, in the gym. Grades K-3 will begin at 2:00, and grades 4-6 will begin at 3:00.
The deadline to order a YEARBOOK is May 1. Order forms are available in the office, or you may click HERE for an order form. No orders will be taken after May 1. You may purchase your yearbook(s) online at http://www.jostensyearbook.com.
The annual Mantachie FFA Greenhouse Plant Sale has started. Click HERE for a listing of plants.
Upcoming Testing Dates:
CPAS April 17th
8th Grade Science April 30th
SATP Primary/Retests May 59 (English, 5th-6th; History, 7th; Algebra I, 8th; Biology I, 9th)
7th-8th Grade MCT May 1315 (Reading, 13th; Writing, 14th; Math, 15th)
Mantachie Prom is Friday, April 18. The location has been changed to the Bancorp South Conference Center.
2014 GADD are sponsoring the Miss Springtime Beauties Pageant on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at 6:00 PM in the gym. Registration is from 5:00-5:45 PM. Click HERE for more information.
A Junior Class (Class of 2015) meeting will be held Monday, April 14, at 6:30 p.m., at Mantachie Town Hall for all parents and students. Please attend!
Click HERE for information on the Barnes & Noble Teacher Appreciation week beginning April 12th. Dont forget to register for door prizes!
2014 GADD are sponsoring a Womanless Beauty Pageant on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at 7:00 PM in the gym. Age divisions are 6th-8th grades, 9th-12th grades, and college and up. The entry fee is $10, and you may register at the door. Click HERE for more information.
The MHS Band scored Superior Ratings on March 25 in Concert Performance and Sight Reading at the MHSAA Evaluation at Ridgeland High School. With these two Superior scores and the Superior score they received in their Marching Evaluation last fall, they received the prestigious Sweepstakes Award. This award is only given to those select bands that receive superior scores on all their judged performances. This is the first time the band from Mantachie High School has ever won this award since the Sweepstakes Award has been given.
Click HERE for information about Private Donor Scholarships.
Click HERE for information about the 2014 Student-View Scholarship Program sponsored by Student Insights. The deadline is April 20, 2014.
Click HERE for information about the 2014 Tombigbee Counseling Association Scholarship. The deadline is April 25, 2014.
Free online ACT prep: March2Success -- https://www.march2success.com/
Class of 2015 Meeting Notes (February 16, 2014): Click HERE.
Congratulations to Mustang Band Members Austin Jones, Michaela Cooper, and Shayna Walston on their selection to The University of Mississippi Mid-South Honor Band. They will attend the Mid-South Honor Band on February 20-22, culminating with the Grand Concert on Saturday, February 22, at 1:30 p.m., at the Ford Performing Arts Center on the UM Campus.
We want to congratulate Mustang Band member Wyatt Adams on his selection to the University of Southern Mississippi Honor Band. He will attend Honor Band February 6-9, with public concerts on Sunday at 1:00 p.m., in Bennett Auditorium on the USM campus.
Congratulations to Mustang Band members Wyatt Adams and Austin Jones for making the Northeast Mississippi Band Directors Honor Band. They will go to the Honor Band on February 13-15 with a public concert on February 15 at Northeast Mississippi Community College.
Fall semester dues for the class of 2017 were due on December 13th, 2013 ($20 per student). Spring fees are now being collected and are due by April 29, 2014. These fees help offset the cost of prom and the GADD party. This fee is not associated with the school, but is organized by the parents of the class. Also, please fill out and return the Parent Information Sheet for the class of 2017 if you haven't already. Click HERE for more information about class dues. Click HERE for the Parent Information Sheet. Forms are also available in the MHS office.
The following scholarships are available for seniors to pick up in the office: SMILE scholarship from Hodges Orthodontics, Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency scholarship, Matthew Turner Memorial Scholarship. Click HERE for the Tri-State Educational Foundation (TSEF) Scholarship form.
Other senior scholarships are listed at the Clubs/Activities/Students link above. Click on Seniors.
We want to congratulate Mustang Band member Austin Jones on his selection to the Mississippi State University Concert Honor Band. He will be participating in the Honor Band on January 23-25 with other students from Mississippi and surrounding states, concluding with public concerts on Saturday, January 25, at 1:00 p.m., at McComas Hall on the MSU Campus.
Congratulations to Free Yearbook Winners Trevor Herring (grades 7-12) and Abella Sheffield (grades K-6)! The yearbook staff drew their names from those who ordered yearbooks before December 6 at the $50 price. They were awarded a $50 refund each. Yearbooks are still available for purchase for $60. Forms are available in the Office. Online orders may be placed at http://www.jostensyearbook.com.
THANK YOU to all who helped the MHS Junior Civitan Club collect items to send in Christmas packages to local soldiers. The club mailed SIX packages to soldiers!
Two band students, Wyatt Adams and Hunter Lindsey, were selected to participate in the Mississippi Bandmasters' State Clinic in Natchez, Mississippi, Dec. 11-14. Congratulations to Wyatt and Hunter!
Congratulations to Shelby Kindt for being selected to the Daily Journal All Area Second Team in softball.
Congratulations to Dustin Carroll for being selected All-State Punter and to Clay Johnson for being selected All-State Long Snapper.
Congratulations to the following for being selected to the Region 1-2A Super 22 Team in football: Nick Burns--WR, Andrew Malone--DE, Clay Johnson--LB, and Jordan Barber--CB.
Congratulations to the following for being selected to the Region 1-2A First Team in football: Austin Byrd--WR, Hayden Gordon--OL, Gabe Reeves--OL, Brison Loden--DT, Brandon Loden--LB, and Brady Parker--LB.
Special congratulations to Dustin Carroll for being selected Most Valuable Player of Region 1-2A in football!
Congratulations to the following winners at the November 21 Northeast FFA Competition:
All will advance to North District in March.
The Band Boosters sold chances on Wal-Mart gift cards at the football games, ranging from $100 to $200 in value, with a final drawing for a $500 gift card. Drawings for the gift cards will take place November 11-15 and November 18-22. Please bring your ticket stub when picking up your gift card.
Congratulations to the winners of the Band Boosters Wal-Mart gift cards:
November 11: STACIE YOUNG, Ticket #000621, $100 Walmart gift card
November 12: JERRY STEPHENS, Ticket #000029, $150 Walmart gift card
November 13: ASHLEY HINDS, Ticket #000428, $200 Walmart gift card
November 14: GREG GARVIN, Ticket #000349, $100 Walmart gift card
November 15: BARBARA HOWARD, Ticket #000507, $150 Walmart gift card
November 18: LYDIA THOMAS, Ticket #000482, $200 Walmart gift card
November 19: HELEN ABBOTT, Ticket #000763, $100 Walmart gift card
November 20: JOHN GRAHAM, Ticket #000510, $150 Walmart gift card
November 21: PATTI TACKETT, Ticket #000449, $200 Walmart gift card
November 22: DENA HOPKINS, Ticket #000504, $500 Walmart gift card
Students who graduate from high school in December 2013 and enter ICC in January 2014 will be eligible for the County Tuition Grant. Students will not be able to apply for State of MS Student Aid for 2013-2014, but should apply for 2014-2015 as soon as possible beginning January 1, 2014. All other requirements for application are the same.
Congratulations to the girls' Cross Country Team for finishing in 7th place in the State 2A Division at the State XC Meet in Clinton on Saturday, November 9. Two runners finished in the top 15 individually: Lakyn Inghram finished 12th and Alyssa Moore finished 13th.
Congratulations to the FFA Parliamentary Procedure Team for finishing 38th in the Nation and the Forestry Team for finishing 10th in the Nation at the National Convention in Louisville, KY, October 29-Nov. 2.
School Day yearbook pictures for grades K-11 were made Wednesday, August 28, in the gym. Proofs are available for viewing at Lifetouch.com. You may place orders online. The make-up day was held Monday, October 21.
Congratulations to the MHS Band for their performance at the Dixie Marching Championship held at Northeast Mississippi Community College Saturday, October 19: Drum Major - Best in Class 2A; Color Guard - 1 Best in Class 2A; Drum Line - Best in Class 2A; Band - Best in Class 2A.
Congratulations to the MHS Band for their performance at the MHSAA Region 1 State Marching Festival held in Tupelo on Saturday, October 12: Drum Major - 1 (Superior); Color Guard - 1 (Superior); Drum Line - 2 (Excellent); and Band - 1, 1, 1 for overall 1 (Superior).
Congratulations to the MHS Band for their performance at the Tenn-Tom Marching Classic held in Aberdeen on Saturday, September 28: Drum Major, Superior Rating; Color Guard, Best in Class 2A, Superior Rating; and Drum Line, Superior Rating.
MHS FFA News:
FCA Meets every Wednesday in the MHS Library from 7:30-7:45 a.m.
Active Parent and Active Student: The website to register for Active Parent is ms2900.activeparent.net or click HERE. The website to register for Active Student is ms2900.activestudent.net or click HERE. Click Request Account and go through the steps to set up a student account. Passwords should be a minimum of six characters long. Once the account is set up, the student can view grades, assignments, absences, and posted announcements. If the account is not available after three or more business days, go back to Active Student and click Reset. All students need to register for Active Student if not already registered.
Notice of Road Closure:
Beginning Monday, February 25, 2013, Mustang Drive at the south entrance to Mantachie Attendance Center (4 way stop by the play school) will be closed daily beginning at 2:30 p.m., and remain closed until after parent pickup is concluded. Vehicles will NOT be allowed entrance at the south end or the north end. The north end will be open only for parent pickup as it is now. As the south entrance will be barricaded, there will be no check-outs for students between these times. If you need to check-out your child, it must be done before 2:30 p.m. No unauthorized vehicles will be allowed to enter or park on school property during the secured time. These safety measures will ensure that students are either placed on a bus or in the parent pick-up area. Also, this will be a safer way to secure the bus loading area as well as provide safe dismissal of students in the high school parking lot. Please be patient as this safety measure is initiated and understand that the safety of our students is our number one concern.
Parent Note Excuse Form: Parents may click here to access and print a Parent Note Excuse Form. Excuses must be presented to the school office within two days of the absence(s) or the absence(s) will be considered Unexcused.
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