Hello everyone! I hope you all had a great weekend. The weather was absolutely perfect!
MHS Golden Grads will have their reunion Saturday, May 7th, at the school. The next Farmers Market will be Saturday, May 14th, from 8-12 noon, in the parking area of Rawls Pharmacy.
Mt. Hermon School
The two Teachers of the Week are Coach Matt Lea and Mrs. Sharonda Thigpen. Both of you are much appreciated by coworkers and students.
Senior Softball players, Layla Riley and Alexis Magee, were honored at the 2022 MHS Lady Jackets Senior Night Presentation this past Friday. Congratulations! MHS is very proud of you both!
The MHS Baseball team had a 19-3 victory over St. Helena Central Hawks! Way to go, Jackets!
Congratulations to the 2022 MHS Talent Show winners! 1st place-Jessica Spears, 2nd place-Brennan Mendoza, 3rd place-Laterrio Harris. MHS is proud of all the students who performed, and appreciates them sharing their talent with everyone.
MHS Student Council is sponsoring a Pet Food and Supply Drive! They are collecting dog food, treats, toys, blankets, paper towels and bleach. All items will be donated to the Washington Parish Animal Shelter. You may drop off your donations in the school office.
Washington Parish 4-H Achievement Day was held last week at the fairgrounds. MHS brought home numerous awards, including Most Active Elementary Club-3rd place, Awesome Leader Award-Mrs. Amanda Coleman, Beef Showman Award, ATV Safety Award, Dairy Cattle Judging, and many more! MHS is super proud of all 4-H members!
The Mt. Hermon Ruritan Club hosted an Easter egg hunt for the Pre-K and Kindergarten students. In addition to the egg hunt, the students were treated to snacks and story time by their PE Specials teacher, Coach Matt Lea. Special thanks to Ruritan Club President, Mr. Raymond Cade and Mrs. Celeste Hickman for coordinating this event. The kids had so much fun!
Easter Break is this week! Students return to school Tuesday, April 19th.
Signing Day for the Seniors of 2022 will take place April 20th at 2PM in the gym.
Bogue Chitto Baptist Church
Join the fun at their Easter egg hunt and party on Good Friday, April 15th at 10AM.
Vacation Bible School will be June 6-10 TH, from 8:30-11:30 AM. This year’s theme is Zoomerang VBS-Returning to the Value of Life.
Join them for Sunday school at 9:30 AM and worship service at 10:30 AM. Prayer meeting and children’s Bible study is Wednesday nights at 5:30 PM. Everyone is welcome!
Mt. Hermon United Pentecostal Church
We are now selling tickets for Grilled Chicken Dinner for $10. They can be picked up on Saturday, April 23rd from 11 AM-1 PM at the church (37300 Sunny Hill Rd.) or at Jack Brown’s in Franklinton. If anyone would like to buy a dinner, you may text me at 985-515-5029.
The Young At Heart group will have their monthly gathering on April 30th at 11 AM. They will meet at the church for fellowship, food and fun.
Everyone is invited to worship with us on Easter Sunday, and every Sunday. Service begins at 10 AM. Pastor Randall Garcia will bring the message, and our Praise Team, along with Jr. and Sr. Hands of Praise will sing and perform. Wednesday nights at 7 PM, adults meet for Bible study. Children and youth meet for kids church. Also, Tuesday nights at 7 PM is Prayer Meeting.
Note: The yearly meeting of the Mt. Hermon Cemetery Association will be April 24, 2022, at 2:00 PM at the cemetery.
I wish you all a Happy Easter!
“May your Easter be happy, may your day be bright. May you enjoy the treats, and sweet delights. But remember the meaning. Remember God’s gift. Remember the resurrection, may your soul uplift.” —- Bill Hoeneveld