Panther Talk

A LOOK AT WHAT IS GOING ON AT MART I.S.D.

October 12, 2021

Band Night A Success!

Friday, October 8, was Band Night at Panther Stadium. Senior band member, Zohlan Alfaro, was recognized at halftime for his commitment to the band throughout high school. The high school band members were joined by the panther alumni band and they kept the stadium rocking all night long. Thank you to everyone who came out and joined in!
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Blood Drive Tuesday

There will be a blood drive this Tuesday, October 12, from 10am - 3pm at Mart High School. The public is welcome. Covid-19 antibody testing is available.
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Breast Cancer Shirts

Breast Cancer shirts can be purchased for $10. All proceeds are being donated to McClinton Cancer Center in Waco. We still have sizes Adult Small, Medium, 2X & 3X available as well as Youth XS, Small, Medium & Large. Email betsy.burnett@mymartisd.org with any orders.

District XC Meet Schedule

The District XC Meet will be held on Wednesday, October 13th at Battle Lake Golf Course.

1:45 pm Varsity Boys 3.1 miles

2:15 pm Varsity Girls 2 miles

2:40 pm Combined JV Girls and Boys G- 2 mi, B - 3.1

3:30 pm JH Girls 2 miles 3:50 pm JH Boys 2 miles

This Week

Monday - Columbus Day, No School

Tuesday - Blood Drive, 10am - 3pm @ MHS, open to the public, Kindergarten Field Trip to HOT Fairgrounds

Wednesday - PSAT Testing

Friday - End of the 1st 9 Weeks, Eligibility Check, Tie-Dye Spirit Day, Pep Rally 3:05pm

Saturday (Oct 16) - Homecoming Kick Off Dance, 7pm - 10pm (9th-12th grade only)

Panther Athletics

Tuesday - Varsity Volleyball @ Mart vs Mt. Calm, 5pm

Wednesday - District XC Meet @ Battle Lake Golf Course, 1:45

Thursday - JH Football @ Mart vs Bremond, 5pm, JV Football @ Mart vs Grandview, 6:30pm

Friday - Volleyball @ Hubbard (V & then JV), 4:30pm, Varsity Football @ Bremond, 7pm

Looking Ahead

October 22 - 12:30 release, Homecoming

October 27 - Fields of Faith, 7pm

November 6 - Fall Festival, 10am-12pm

November 19 - 12:30 Release, Thanksgiving Break

November 22 - November 26 - No School

College and Career Readiness Dates:

Important College and Career Readiness Dates:

October 13th - PSAT for Juniors

October 14th & 15th - Classroom Visits to Create FSA ID for FAFSA Night

November 9th - FAFSA Night for Parents

January 19th - ASVAB Testing for Juniors

April 19th - ACT testing for Juniors


TSI Testing:

The TSI test will be offered monthly beginning in September

September 29th 8am-Noon (Students will complete Reading, Writing and Math)

Other testing dates will be available soon, If this is the students first attempt the test is free, if the student is retesting each test will cost $6.

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Homecoming 5th Quarter

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!

Homecoming 5th Quarter - FUMC Mart

Friday, October 22, 2021 - Following game

*This is open to students in grades 9-12 from Mart High School only.

Spirit Days

10/15 - Bremond Game - Tie-dye

10/22 - Frost Game - Homecoming (below)
10/29 - Hubbard Game - Throw Back Days - Senior Night
11/05 - Wortham Game - Camo

Homecoming Theme - Candy
Monday - ROLO-over and get out of bed! - Pajama Day
Tuesday - Twix and Twizzlers - Twisted Twin Day
Wednesday - Mighty and Mean (M&Ms) - Hero Vs. Villain Day
Thursday - Taste the Victory / Skittles - Class Color War Day


  • 7th Grade: RED
  • 8th Grade: NEON YELLOW
  • 9th / Freshman: NEON GREEN
  • 10th/Sophomore: NEON PINK
  • 11th/ Juniors: BRIGHT BLUE
  • 12th/Seniors: BLACK
  • Staff: PURPLE
  • ES - TBA


Friday - SNICKERING all the way to STATE - Purple and Gold

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Mart ISD COVID-19 Dashboard

All COVID-19 cases among students/staff are now reported on our COVID-19 Dashboard found at the button below.
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