Saturday, February 29, 2020
- MPHS UIL @ Belton Meet
- FCCLA Movie Night, MPHS Cafeteria, 4:00 p.m.
MPHS Varsity @ Allen tournament (away)
MPHS JV @ Longview JV tournament (away)
MPHS Varsity @ Sunnyvale tournament (away)
MPHS JV @ Spring Hill Tournament (away)
Do you know a child ages 0-21 who shows signs of developmental delay, on-going learning problems, behavioral or medical problems that interfere with learning? If so please contact your local school district or Titus County Shared Services, 2230 N. Edwards, Mt. Pleasant, TX 75456, TX 75456; phone ( 903 ) 575-2079, Marilyn Logan.
We host a Free Health Fair for all ages every other year, and it’s next Saturday (Feb 29) on Leap Year! We have car seat safety check-ups by TXDOT and a car rollover demonstration. There is also asthma and breast cancer screening, blood donation busses, first responders meet the public and let the youth see their vehicles, and over 35 vendors indoors who focus on prenatal to hospice topics.
Julie York, M.S.
CEA-Family & Community Health
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Upshur Co.
301 E. Butler St.
Gilmer, TX 75644
National Athletic Training Month March 2020
The National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) membership celebrates the Athletic Training profession each March to spread awareness of the vital work Athletic Trainers (AT’s) do. This year’s slogan is “AT’s Impact Health Care Through Action.”
Athletic Trainers are licensed/certified experts who work to prevent and treat musculoskeletal injuries and sports-related illnesses, and athletic trainers offer an unparalleled continuum of care. AT’s are part of a team of health care professionals; they practice under the direction of and in collaboration with physicians. Athletic Trainers work with individuals who are physically active or involved in sports participation through all the stages of life to prevent, treat, and rehabilitate injuries and medical conditions. Athletic Trainers should not be confused with personal trainers or “trainers” who focus solely on fitness and conditioning.
Sports injuries can be severe. Brain and spinal cord injuries and conditions such as heat illness can be life-threatening if not recognized and properly managed. Educational training for ATs allows them to treat acute injuries on the spot. Athletic Trainers mitigate risk for school administrators, athletic directors, and coaches who have their jobs, which could pose a conflict of interest with athlete safety. They are not experts in managing injuries or sport-related illnesses, nor should they be responsible for doing so. Treating injuries at school or at work, rather than sending the patient to the emergency department, saves money and time loss and gets the patient back to activity faster.
Northeast Texas Community College would like to recognize our Athletic Training staff, Justin Hargrove, Head Athletic Trainer, and Erica Austin, Student Athletic Trainer, along with the athletic trainers of Mount Pleasant ISD, Alex Fellows and Amber Strong, Daingerfield ISD AT Averi Nelson, and Pittsburg ISD AT KaTerria Epps for all their hard work in taking care of our area athletes.
Double R Cowboy Church, located at 485 FM 1159 in Clarksville, is hosting a Mom’s Bible Study starting Sunday (Mar 1) at 4:00 pm with snacks and child care provided. The study will continue each week for a total of seven weeks. In the last study, we will have a drawing for a nail/pedicure gift certificate. Each time you come, you will receive an entry into the drawing. Bring a friend, and you will receive two. For more information, contact Dorie Roach at 903-249-5254 or Shelbi Grizzle at 903-573-5517.
Monday, March 2, 2020
- CDC Training for New Volunteers, 8:00 a.m.
- Corprew Read Across America, 8:15-10:30 a.m.
MPHS JV Black vs. Van (home), 5:30 p.m.
MPHS JV Gold @ Pittsburg (away), 6:30 p.m.
MPJH @ Jr. Tiger Relays (home)
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
- CDC Safe Riders Car Seat program, 10:00 a.m.
- Fowler Spring pictures
- Brice 3rd/4th math benchmark
MPHS Girls vs. Greenville (home), 5:30 p.m.
MPHS Boys @ Greenville (away), 5:30 p.m.
MPHS JV & Varsity vs. Kilgore (home), 5:00 p.m.
MPHS Girls @ Tempest CC, 9:00 a.m.