Panther Talk

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

October 18, 2021

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Mart Varsity XC Team Advances to Regionals!

History was made on Wednesday, October 13th, when for the first time in the school's history, Varsity Boys and Varsity Girls advanced to regionals in Cross Country. The Regional meet will be held at Kate Barr-Ross Park in Huntsville on Monday, October 25th. Girls will run at 10:50 and boys at 11:20.

Members of the Varsity teams are:

Girls
Mari Blood
Macaria Brown
Ashton Collier
Abry Osburn
Emilee Powell
Mackenzy Powell

Boys
Wesley Carroll
Jose Fernandez
Michael Paul Loftice
Kegan Porterfield
DJ Rhodes
Jordan Vincent

It was also a great day for the middle school XC athletes as the girl's team received 1st place at the meet and the boy's team placed second. For the girls, Harley Desmuke placed 1st and Cazja Franklin placed 2nd overall. Runners for the boy's team, Jackson Sheffield placed 3rd place and Ethan Hocking placed 7th.

Congratulations to all of these athletes!

New Buses!

Introducing Mart ISD's new buses - Bus #21 & Bus #22! These brand new Blue Bird buses will be used on highway trips (extracurriculars and field trips). They include ice cold A/Cs, USB charging ports at each seat, and new gasoline engines. This also allows us to move 2 A/C buses to the daily route fleet!

Food for Families

Each year MHS SAG (Student Activities Government) collects donations for Food for Families. These donations are taken to KWTX in Waco and are provided to pantries in our area. This important event not only provides food to families in need, but it also provides a wonderful lesson on generosity and sharing for our students.

This year, the class who collects the most items on each campus will receive a pizza party, and the 2nd place winner for each campus will win an ice cream party.

Donations can be sent with students to school or dropped off on either campus.

This Week

Monday - Pajama Spirit Day

Tuesday - Twisted Twin Spirit Day

Wednesday - Hero vs Villain Spirit Day, District Marching Contest, 2:15pm @ La Vega, School Board Meeting 7pm, Panther Yell 8pm

Thursday - Color Wars Spirit Day

Friday - Last Day for ES Fundraiser, Homecoming, Elementary Awards (PK-2nd 8:30am and 3rd-6th 9:00am), 12:30 Release

Panther Athletics

Monday - JH Volleyball @ Coolidge, 5pm

Tuesday - JV & Varsity Volleyball @ Mart vs Marlin, 5pm

Thursday - JH Football @ Frost, 5pm, JV Football @ West, 7:15pm

Friday - Varsity Football @ Mart vs Frost, 7pm (Homecoming)

Saturday - Volleyball @ Coolidge, 11am

Looking Ahead

October 25 - 29 - Red Ribbon Week

October 25 - Regional XC Meet @ Huntsville

October 27 - Fields of Faith, 7pm

November 6 - Fall Festival, 10am-12pm

November 18 - Food for Families End

November 19 - 12:30 Release, Thanksgiving Break

November 22 - November 26 - No School

College and Career Readiness Dates:

Important College and Career Readiness Dates:

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.

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.

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Spirit Days

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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