Happenings on the Hill

MHBS 5-12 Communications/January 8, 2016

Homecoming Tonight: Welcome Home

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Alumni, parents, friends, and fans, make plans to join us for Homecoming Festivities tonight, January 8 at 5 p.m. in the New Gym. We will be recognizing the 1995 Lady Panther Softball team and the 1994-95 Boys Cross Country team during halftime of the varsity games. There's no place like home; there's no place like Mars Hill.


Congratulations to the senior class who won this year's Homecoming Hall Decorating contest. Freshmen won second place, and juniors won third place.


(Photo by Jennifer Photography)

Congrats to Essay/Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to American Legion Voice of Democracy winners: 1st place Carrie Holt, 2nd place Gil Carter, and 3rd place Emma Clark. Holt will advance to the state level of competition. All three local winners were from Mars Hill--an impressive feat!


Gil Carter also placed 2nd locally in the DAR Good Citizen Scholarship and Essay Contest. Congratulations, Gil!

Take Note: Upcoming Dates

Jan. 8: Homecoming, 5 pm

Jan. 8: Basketball @ Home vs. Cherokee, 6, 7:30 (VG, VB)

Jan. 9: Basketball @ Home vs. Hubbard, 4, 5:15, 6:30 (JVB, VG, VB)

Jan. 12: Basketball @ Wilson, 4, 5, 6:15, 7:15 (7B, 8G, 8B, JVG)

Jan. 12: Basketball @ Wilson, 4:30, 5:30, 7 (JVB, VG, VB)

Jan. 13: Reports Cards Available Online

Jan. 13: Spelling Bee, Grades 3-8

Jan. 13: High School Chorus Program, Tuscumbia Church of Christ, 6:30

Jan. 15: Basketball @ Home vs. Lindsay Lane, 4, 5, 6:15, 7:30 (JVG, JVB, VG, VB)

Jan. 16: Lauderdale County Tournament 8G vs. Central @ Brooks, 10 (Old Gym)

Jan. 16: Lauderdale County Tournament 8B vs. LCHS @ Brooks, 1 (Old Gym)

Jan. 18: MLK Holiday (No School)

Jan. 19: Lauderdale County Tournament VB vs. LCHS @ Brooks, 3:30 (New Gym)

Jan. 19: Lauderdale County Tournament VG vs. Central @ Brooks, 5 (New Gym)

Jan. 19: Lauderdale County Tournament JVB @ Brooks, 7:45 (Old Gym)

Jan. 25: Athletic Booster Club Meeting, 6

Monthly Booster Meetings Set

Athletic Booster Club meetings will be held on the last Monday of each month. The next meeting will be Monday, January 25, at 6 p.m. Get involved! Everyone is invited.

Panther Photo Album: This Week on the Hill

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!

Middle School Tutoring

Free tutoring for middle school students is available on Monday through Thursday from 3 until 4 pm in Mrs. Owens's room (#M132). Please let the office or Mrs. Owens know if your student will be coming and which days he or she will come.

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.