High School News
Mt. Pleasant Optimist Club – Essay Contest
The Mt. Pleasant Optimist Club is hosting an essay contest for high school students. The club will judge the local essays based on the theme of “Is Optimism the Key to Achieving the Dreams you Imagine?” and determine the top winner. The first-place essay will receive a $500 scholarship to the school of their choosing and will then be sent to the district level where college scholarships are available for top winners upwards of $2,500. All essays are due by January 10, 2020 and applications/more information can be picked up in the Counseling Office
Together We Can Canned Food Drive
Together We Can!!! Win a TV!!!! Canned Food Drive starting TODAY! It will run until December 17th. We will also be collecting cans during the Varsity Boys Basketball game on Friday, December 10th. Each can you bring will be traded in for a raffle ticket, which then will go into a drawing for a Smart TV!
The winner will be announced during halftime of the game!!!
Then, on December 20th, ABC 12 will be in the MPHS Auditorium beginning at 5:30am to host a live event featuring bands, choirs and orchestra!. This event will not only showcase how awesome our school spirit is, but we will be displaying all of the cans we collected during the live broadcast!
On the day of the event, Elga Credit Union will also be joining in on the festivities! Whichever school shows the most school spirit, posting with the hashtag #ABC12ELGASPIRIT, will receive $500!
Thanks To The Class of 1968!
The Mount Pleasant High School Class of 1968 made a generous donation to the Counseling office at MPHS in the amount of $2,000. This donation will allow the counseling office to provide students in need with various items such as school supplies, clothes and personal care items. Thank you so much for thinking of our students Class of 1968! We truly appreciate it!
Christmas Spirit Week
MPHS will be having a Spirit Week the week before Christmas break! The Spirit Days are as follows: Monday is Christmas Morning PJ Day, Tuesday is Christmas Character Day, Wednesday is Festive Sock Day, Thursday is Color Wars (Seniors/Juniors: Red & Gold, Sophomores/Freshman: Blue & White), and Friday is Ugly Sweater Day!