Happenings on the Hill

MHBS 5-12 Communications/January 29, 2016

Middle School Musical Next Weekend

This year's middle school musical, Cinderella Kids, is scheduled for February 5-7. Tickets are general admission and are on sale in the 5-12 office (See Mrs. Condra). The cost of each ticket is $5, and show times are Fri., Feb. 5 and Sat., Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 7 at 2 p.m. in Morris Auditorium.

K4 and Kindergarten Open House

Our K4 and Kindergarten Open House is March 1st. Please contact the elementary office (256-767-1203 Ext. 2026) if you have friends or family members with children this age that you would like for us to invite. The registration fee for K4 and kindergarten students will be waived if they register at Open House.

Congratulations are in Order...

John Medley is our 2016 Geography Bee winner, and Ethan Trousdale is our runner-up. Way to go, boys!


Lindsey Young
is our school's nominee for 2016 Shoals Scholar Dollar Student of the Year. Kaytlin Marquess is the 2A Region 8 Bryant-Jordan Student Athlete Achievement winner. Congratulations, Lindsey and Kaytlin!

Strong Panther Representation in Tourney Finals

Both JV and Varsity boys' teams made it to the final game of the Lauderdale County Tournament last week and provided exciting games until the final seconds ticked off the clock. We're proud of both teams for representing Mars Hill so well and for earning the runner-up trophies in their respective brackets. Way to go, boys!


All-Tourney recognition went to the following MH student athletes: Sadie Killen (8th grade girls), Garrett Cox (8th grade boys), Braxton Adcock and Avery Thrasher (JV Boys), Abby Stutts and Neely Johns (Varsity girls), Taylor McDaniel and Jacob Sparks (Varsity boys).

Revised Student Attendance Policy

Parents, you should have received an email yesterday (1/28) that explains our revised student attendance policy, which goes into effect on 2/1. Thank you for reading, understanding, and supporting the policy. If you have questions, you may email Mr. Rutherford at drutherford@mhbs.org.

Remember the Terry Family in Your Prayers

"Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion, which cannot be moved, but abides forever. As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so the Lord surrounds His people, from this time forth and forevermore." -Psalm 125:1-2

New Panther SpiritWear Available

There are new designs available in our Spirit Wear. These can be ordered on sweatshirts ($18), long-sleeve and baseball sleeve ($15), and short sleeve ($12). For all available designs, please visit our Facebook page here, Mars Hill Bible School Spirit Wear.


There will be a Spirit Wear table at the basketball games tonight. Come get your MHBS basketball shirts and support our Panthers!

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Take Note: Upcoming Dates

Jan. 29: Basketball @ Home vs. Sheffield (JVB, VG, VB), 4:30, 5:30, 7

Jan. 30: Basketball @ Home vs. Deshler (JVB, VG, VB), 4, 5, 6:30

Feb. 2-5: High School Quarter Tests

Feb. 2: Basketball @ Home vs. Colbert Co. (JVB, VG, VB), 4:30, 5:30, 7

Feb. 4: Basketball @ Home vs. Lindsay Lane (JVG), 4:30 (Old Gym)

Feb. 4: Basketball @ Home vs. Lindsay Lane (JVB, VG, VB), 4:30, 5:30, 7 (Senior Night)

Feb. 5: Basketball @ Hubbard (VG, VB), 5:30, 7

Feb. 5-7: Cinderella, Middle School Musical

Feb. 7: High School Chorus Program, Killen Church of Christ, 6 p.m.

Feb. 8: Basketball @ Home, Area Tournament (VG), 6

Feb. 9: Basketball @ Tharptown, Area Tournament (VB), 7:30

Feb. 11: Basketball @ Home, Area Tournament Finals (VG), 7 (Possible Game)

Feb. 12: Basketball @ Tharptown, Area Tournament Finals (VB), 7 (Possible Game)

Monthly Booster Meetings Set

Athletic Booster Club meetings will be held on the last Monday of each month. Get involved! Everyone is invited.

2016 Mizpahs Now on Sale

Yearbooks are on sale! Avoid price increases by ordering before deadlines listed below.


Through February 28--$70

March 1-April 30--$75

May 1-May 20--$80


You may send cash or a check made out to Mars Hill Bible School. Please include the student’s name and grade or use the order forms that were given to students at an earlier date. You may also order from the Mars Hill Bible School website. On the home page, click on the yearbook icon, and order your yearbook using a credit card. Please note that the company will charge you a $2.00 processing fee.


Thank you for supporting the Mizpah staff!

Safety First: Bullying Hotline

Students may report bullying via voice mailbox (256-718-8523) and email (bully@mhbs.org).

Check Out our Website.

Please visit the MHBS website to find out all kinds of information about the Hill. As always, thank you for supporting Mars Hill: www.mhbs.org.

Let Us Know What's Going On... Let Others Know What's Happening on the Hill!

If you have an event or human interest story directly related to the Mars Hill 5-12 family, we would love to know so "Happenings on the Hill" can include it. Email jfoust@mhbs.org. Also let others know what's going on on the Hill by sharing "Happenings" on your social media outlets.

The mission of Mars Hill Bible School is to provide every student--in a cooperative effort with the home and family--a Christ-centered, Bible-based education in an environment that fosters spiritual, academic, physical, and social growth.