MANTACHIE HIGH SCHOOL
310 Mustang Drive/P.O. Box 38
Mantachie, MS 38855
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There will be a 'Tachie Tough 5K Walk/Run on April 18 at 8:00 AM. Registration begins at 7:00 AM. Click here for a form and more information.
Click HERE for a flyer and information about the 1st Annual Mu Alpha Theta Crawfish Boil. It will be Thursday, April 16, beginning at 3:00, at Mantachie Park. The price is $15 per plate and includes 1.5 lbs. of crawfish, 1 potato, 1 ear of corn, and 1 piece of sausage. Pre-sold tickets only--plates will not be sold at the event.
for the MHS Greenhouse Plan List and Prices.
Click HERE for the MHS Greenhouse Plan List and Prices.
The band received superior scores on Concert and Sight Reading in Ridgeland on March 23. The 2014-2015 Mustang Band had a history-making year, first receiving a superior rating in marching competition in the fall, and competing in the MHSAA Marching Championships in November. They made the championship round and received a 3rd place finish, earning a bronze medal and marking the highest the Mustang Band has ever finished in State Marching Competition. They capped the year with superior ratings in concert and sight reading, marking the second consecutive year they have received superior ratings in their MHSAA Band Evaluations.
Click HERE for a yearbook order form (Word document format). Click HERE for the PDF format. The deadline to order at the early-bird price of $50 was December 19. The price will be $60 during the second semester. The final order deadline is May 1.
Congratulations to Mustang Band members Tori Hendrick and Shayna Walston for making the NEMBDA High School Honor Band, and Mustang Band members Mia House and Justin Sykes for making the NEMBDA Junior High School Honor Band. These students will attend Honor Band on February 13 and 14, with a public concert on Saturday, February 14, at the Fine Arts Auditorium on the campus of Itawamba Community College.
Congratulations to Mustang Band members Tori Hendrick and Katie Reese for making the Ole Miss Mid-South Honor Band. They will attend the honor band on February 19-22, culminating with the Grand Concert on Saturday, February 22, at 1:30 PM, in the Ford Performing Arts Center on the University of Mississippi Campus.
Congratulations to Mustang Band member Alexandria Jones for making the prestigious Mississippi Lions Club All-State Band. She will be traveling this summer to Honolulu, Hawaii, to compete in the Annual Lions International Parade.
The MHS Band is selling Mustang Decals for $5.00 each. See a band representative to purchase one.
There will be a Mustang Madness 5K on February 28 at 9:00 AM to benefit the 5th- and 6th-grade running program at Mantachie. Registration is available online at this link: http://racesonline.com/events/mustangmadness5k. Click HERE for a registration form.
Parents of the Class of 2015 are hosting a fundraiser for the GADD party. They are selling chocolate-covered strawberries. Click HERE for an order form and more information. Forms are also available in the MHS office. The deadline to order is February 6. Orders will be available for pick-up at Mantachie Town Hall on Friday, February 13, from 3:30-5:30 PM.
ICC is offering courses for "Preparing for the ACT." Call 662.407.1500 for more information about classes and registration.
Forms for ordering a Senior Class Signature T-Shirt are available HERE and in the high school office. All students planning to graduate in 2015 need to go to the office and sign the t-shirt design template. See Mrs. Plunk if you have questions. The cost is $10 for size small through XL and an additional $1.50 per larger size. The DEADLINE is January 23.
FCA Meets every Wednesday in the MHS Library from 7:30-7:45 a.m.
Any juniors and seniors interested in taking dual credit courses should see Mrs. Susan Scribner for more information about the following dual credit courses that will be offered this spring: Anatomy and Physiology II, Calculus II, College Algebra, English Composition II, Psychology, U.S. History, and Government.
The MHS Mustang Band scored Superior Ratings in the MHSAA Regional Competition in Tupelo Saturday, October 18. They scored Superior in Drum Major, Color Guard, Percussion, and the Band received Superior Ratings in all three of their judged captions. Because of these superior ratings the band qualified for the MHSAA State Marching Championships. The Band will begin an intense two-week preparation for the Marching Championships at Clinton High School on November 1.
On Saturday, September 27, the MHS Band brought home seven trophies at the Tenn-Tom Marching Competition at Aberdeen High School. They received Superior Ratings in Drum Major, Color Guard, Percussion, and all three band categories for an overall Superior Rating. They also swept the Class 2-A categories for outstanding Drum Major, Percussion, and Most Outstanding 2-A Band. Also, they were the 3rd Highest Scored Band in all divisions 1-A through 6-A.
Make-Up pictures for the yearbook were made Monday, September 22. See Mrs. Plunk if you did not have a yearbook picture made.
Congratulations to the following high school Who's Who winners:
Friendliest: Rebekah McCreary and Austin Black
Most Polite: Morgan Beasley and Austin Black
Most School Spirit: Madison McCarthy and Drew Langley
Wittiest: Bella McCarley, Madelyn Lindsey, and Hunter Stephens
Most Intellectual: Bethany Buse and Tyler Graham
Best All Around: Madison McMillen and Ben Kirksey
Cutest: Gracie Campbell and Drake Frazier
Best Dressed: Jessica Hall and Trey Hughes
Most Athletic: Anna Reed Sheffield and Trey Hughes
Most Talented: Shelbie Coleman and Chris Palmer
Congratulations to Tori Horton for being elected as this year's Homecoming Queen!
Congratulations to Austin Black and Mikayla Clouse for being elected Mr. and Miss MHS!
The Junior class dues of $25 per semester are due and can be taken to Kim Wiygul Precise at BancorpSouth in Mantachie.
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.
Students who complete high school in December 2014 and enter ICC in January 2015 will be eligible for the County Tuition Grant. Students will not be able to apply for State of Mississippi Student Aid for 2014-2015, but should apply for 2015-2016 as soon as possible beginning January 1, 2015. All other requirements for application are the same.
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.
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 Daily Road Closure:
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.
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