Weekly Spotlight On MPHS!

Mr. Forrest's Weekly Update: 5/4/18

Computers 4 Cougars

Under the direction of Mrs. Barbuzza and Mr. Arevalo, the MPHS Help Desk provided close to 30 computers for MP families on Thursday night! Students previously refurbished donated computers and hardware provided by Virginia Star. In the process, our students learn valuable computer lessons and IT repair skills. Students then assist in giving the devices to community families, educating them on setup and basic computing skills. It's a great opportunity for everyone!

MPHS Spring Musical: In The Heights

Opening night was a smashing success! We have close to 90 students performing, running lights and sound, set design and construction, choreography, ticket sales, stage management, and much more - all under the leadership of our fabulous director, Mr. Gruich! It is a full team effort with Ms. Schenck and Mr. LeGrand lending their expertise. We are so proud of our students and teachers!

You still have a chance to see the show Friday and Saturday nights, and Sunday afternoon. You won't want to miss it!

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Calendar Spotlight!

May 4-5 - Spring Musical, In The Heights, 7:00pm, MS Auditorium

May 6 - Spring Musical, In The Heights, 2:00pm, MS Auditorium

May 7 - AP Exams begin, AP students check with your teacher for time and location

May 7 - Teacher Appreciation Week at MPHS!

  • Selfie Monday - take selfies with your favorite teacher and send them to cougarselfies@mpschools.net
  • Sweet Treat Tuesday - bring your teachers "sweet treats" to show how much they mean to you!
  • Word Wall Wednesday - during lunches, add to the Word Wall using positive words to describe your favorite teacher(s)
  • Thankful Thursday - write a short thank you note to your teachers during lunch.
  • Freaky Friday - students dress like teachers. Teachers dress like students.

Senior Spotlight!

Jostens returns during lunches - May 14

Final cap and gown pick-up. Cash or money orders are the only payments that will be accepted. Balances may also be paid by contacting Jostens at 1-800-567-8367.

The Governor's School @ Innovation Park Senior Ceremony - May 19
Manassas Park will host this special event at 9:59 AM in the MS Auditorium.

Scholarship Information - May 21

All scholarship information must be emailed to Ms. Watson (cindy.watson@mpark.net) by May 21 to be included in Honors Assembly and Graduation programs.

Senior Exams, Blocks 3 & 4 - May 24

Seniors should turn in their MPCS devices once they have completed all exams.

Senior Exams, Block 1 & 2 - May 25

Seniors should turn in their MPCS device once they have completed all exams.

Senior Dues & Grad Fee

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Accepted into college? Let your counselor know!

Want money for college? See the guidance office for MANY scholarship opportunities!

Charles Forrest, Acting Principal

Parents and students,

I am honored to finish out this school year as your Acting Principal. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or concerns. I look forward to our students finishing strong during this exciting time of the school year. We have many important events and milestones ahead!