The Arkansas Department of Health and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education have instructed Mountain Home Public Schools to close beginning Tuesday, March 17 and to reopen on March 30. The days we are closed will be classified as AMI days. For students who do not have Internet access, the front parking lot at Hackler Intermediate School, the High School stadium parking lot, and the Junior High student drop off lot are WiFi accessible with school-issued devices, and we will -- if needed -- set up several WiFi-enabled locations (accessible with school-issued devices) at various locations in town. Those locations will be announced as soon as the need is identified.
Students needing breakfast or lunch Tuesday-Friday you can pick up meals at Hackler 3rd grade car line. Times for pickup are 8-9 for breakfast and 11:30-12:30 for lunch. Meals can be delivered if needed. Please call 425-1215 to make meal arrangements.
MHPS will be shutting down all athletic facilities (Gyms, Indoor Facility, Football Stadium, Baseball/Softball Stadium, etc...) on Monday, March 16th through March 30th. This includes all outside groups (AAU, JO, youth/travel teams and all other groups). I will keep you updated on any changes.
AAA implements “Dead Period” for schools
Due to growing concerns over COVID-19, and after the announcement from the Governor and the AR Dept. of Education, the AAA will implement a dead period for all member schools starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020. During this time, coaches (licensed teacher coaches and registered volunteers) shall be prohibited from engaging in any type of activity involving student athletes whether it be practice, training, weight lifting, tryouts, competition, or travel. Further, school athletic facilities will be closed during this period. On Monday, March 30, the AAA will reassess the COVID-19 situation and announce further plans.
Seniors please check your email from Mrs. Burg; she has emailed those seniors who cap and gown pictures have come in.
Lady Bomber Basketball
Kate helped lead her Lady Bomber Teammates to the Final Four of the Class 5A State Tournament for the 2nd year in a row. She finished her junior season on a very strong note. In the opening round of the State Tour z nament, she scored 19 points, grabbed 5 rebounds, and dished out 7 assists in a win over the #1 overall seed Vilonia. In the 2nd Round she had 22 points, 5 Rebounds, and 5 Assists in a win over Watson Chapel. In the Final Four Game, she scored 12 points, had 3 Rebounds, and 4 Assists. Kate has had several offers to play college basketball. Kate and her family attend Real Life Church. She has a current GPA of 3.5. She is the daughter of Tony and Sally Gilbert.
Presented by Mike and Susan Stockton
Prom has been rescheduled for Saturday May 2nd.
Navy Ball has been rescheduled for Saturday April 25th.
The Accuplacer test will be rescheduled.
Dance Team Tryout Applications for the 2020-21 team are available in the office. Tryout clinic will be held Tuesday, March 31st -Thursday, April 2nd from 3:30-5:30 at the high school gym and Tryouts will be held Friday, April 3 beginning at 3:30. A current physical must be on file or turned in on or before Tuesday, March 31st in order to participate in the tryout process
The Dallas Brass will be in concert on Thursday, April 2, at 7:00 pm in Dunbar Auditorium. The DB has been entertaining people for over 30 years with a high-energy musical program featuring classical, jazz, rock, and everything in between. The Mountain Home High School Band will also be performing one patriotic selection with the DB.
Tickets for this event at $15.00, but March 9-20, MHHS parents & students may purchase discounted tickets for only $10.00 each. Performing band students will not need a ticket, but everyone else, including band parents, will need a ticket for the concert.
If you'd like to reserve discounted tickets, please e-mail Mr. Chentnik at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MHHS Cheerleading Tryout Applications for the 2020-2021 school year are now available in the front office of both High School and Junior High. Tryout clinic days will be held from March 16th - 18th from 3:30-5:30 in the High School gym and tryouts will be on March 19th starting at 3:30.
Report cards will not go home with students as scheduled by MHPS on Thursday, March 12, to allow more accurate grade entry. Report cards will now go home with students on Wednesday, March 18.
Any junior interested in Arkansas Boys/Girls State needs to read the email from Mrs. Hatman and respond if interested.
New! We just added a new section to our high school website! This section has information about camps, summer programs, academies, and other educational events. To check it out, please go to Mountain Home High School
click Educational Programs, and
click Other Opportunities/Camps
All these programs are in order by the due date and have the links to register or to complete the applications.
Any student who needs help with prom tickets or dress or tux rental should stop by the main counseling office or email Mrs. Caraway.
The Junior-Senior prom, Twirling into the Twenties, will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2020 from 8-11 PM. Tickets will be available to purchase in rooms 104 and 304 (Mrs. Lunsford & Mrs. Pugsley) for $35 each. Tickets will be on sale until April 17th.
A few friendly reminders:
Each student is only allowed to purchase 2 tickets; one for themselves and one for a guest.
Guests must be at least in the 9th grade, no older than 20. All outside guest forms (guests who do not attend MHJH or MHHS) must be turned in and approved by Mrs. Russell PRIOR to buying a ticket. Deadline to submit a form is Friday, April 17, 2020.
Students must show a valid student ID; juniors and seniors only are allowed to purchase tickets.
If a junior or senior buys a ticket for a freshman or sophomore, they must enter prom together and be responsible for that student.
We do not sell tickets at the door or after the deadline of March 20th.
Math Tutoring Wednesday 7:30 Mr. Rucker room716 ACME Hall
English Tutoring Wednesday 3:15 Mrs. Rogers room204 CAB Hall
Science Tutoring Thursday 3:30 Ms.Lunsford’s room104 Main Hall
Scholarships and Counseling Department Information
The American Legion Coudret and Garner Trust applications are available on the school website- deadline is March 13,2019
The following college representatives will be visiting our school!