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The Next Step for Seniors

The Next Step for Seniors

Written by Lauren Bannister

November 16, 2017


Filed under Student Life

With the end of the first semester nearing, Seniors need to be thinking about the next step. Students who have not applied to any colleges need to start researching, gaining some ideas, and begin applying. Deadlines are crucial and early decisions are currently being sent out with many schools open...

Introducing the New Honor Roll and Panther Excellence Wall

Introducing the New Honor Roll and Panther Excellence Wall

Written by Mariah Miller

November 6, 2017


Filed under Student Life

MHS has added some new decor to the walls of the school which include new Honor Roll posters and a Panther Excellence wall. The Honor Roll is a list of students that make either all A's or A's and B's during any grading period. It starts over every six weeks, so just because a student isn't on it...

FCCLA Hosts First Social of the Year

FCCLA Hosts First Social of the Year

Written by Lauren Bannister

October 20, 2017


Filed under Student Life

FCCLA celebrated the new school year and the beginning of Fall this past week with their "Popping into a New Chapter" popcorn social. The FCCLA Officers, along with some of the culinary kids, popped many bags of popcorn during 3rd period Tuesday and set up for the social. The members were able to...

Course Drop Forms Available in the Counselor Center

Course Drop Forms Available in the Counselor Center

Written by Lauren Bannister

September 29, 2017


Filed under Student Life

With the end of the first six weeks approaching, students in Pre-Ap and AP classes have the choice to drop a course until October 6th. If questioning whether to drop or not, students should consider if they have given every effort they could of including tutoring, study groups, asking a different tea...

Ellis County Hosts Annual College Fair

Ellis County Hosts Annual College Fair

Written by Jessica Covarrubias

September 25, 2017


Filed under Student Life

The Ellis County College fair was September 20th at the Waxahachie Civic Center. There was at least 100 schools in attendance including Texas Christian University, Texas A&M University, and the Art Institute of Dallas. When asking the three colleges about their art programs, some said that...

Homecoming Dress Up Days 2017

Homecoming Dress Up Days 2017

Written by Lauren Bannister, Staff Writer

September 5, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Homecoming week is this week, September 4th through September 8th. Having dress up days is a long standing tradition at MHS with Student Council picking the dress up days. "When we were brainstorming ideas for homecoming dress up days we really wanted to come up with ideas that everyone wanted...

Banquets, Banquets, Banquets, & Graduation!

Banquets, Banquets, Banquets, & Graduation!

Written by Mariah Miller, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under Student Life

As the school comes closer and closer to an end, we sadly have to say goodbye to our sports and activity groups. Our final banquets are being held this Friday and Saturday to rejoice the accomplishments that band, choir, and our track and field team have overcome. Previous sports have celebrated their...

FCCLA Advances to Star Event Nationals

FCCLA Advances to Star Event Nationals

Written by Lauren Bannister, Staff Writer

May 8, 2017


Filed under Student Life

These past couple of months, members of FCCLA have been advancing in STAR events and will be competing at the National Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee. FCCLA is a school club that stands for Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.The organization had seven teams competing in Star Events, ...

AP Testing to Begin Next Week

AP Testing to Begin Next Week

Written by Lauren Bannister, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Starting next week, AP Testing will occur from May 1st through May 12th. It’s important that students taking these tests know the correct date, time, and place where they are testing. Students will test in either the Boardroom of the administration building or the Rubber Gym. “Testing conditions ...

MHS Student Council’s Trip to TASC

MHS Student Council’s Trip to TASC

Written by Lauren Bannister, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Last week the MHS Student Council attended the 81st TASC Convention in Arlington, Texas. The TASC Convention is the Texas Association of Student Council’s annual state convention. The spring convention is held in April every year and hosts over 5,000 StuCo leaders. This year’s theme was Dare ...

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