Meet the Principals

Ted Berryhill


Mr. Ted Berryhill, Principal

Mr. Berryhill is in his 20th year with Mason Public Schools.  In his time as a Bulldog, Mr. Berryhill has been a 6th Grade Math/Science Teacher, District Instructional Support Teacher, Middle School Assistant Principal/Athletic Director, and Middle School Principal.  Mr. Berryhill serves on the Mason Public Schools Diversity Committee, Mason Public Schools Communications Team, and Mason Promise Scholarship Board.

The Mason Middle School Team serves approximately 800 students in grades 6-8 along with providing a myriad of extracurricular activities for our students.  Students at MMS experience a student schedule that includes four core class periods, two elective class periods, WIN (What I Need) Intervention/Enrichment classes, and Advisory on Wednesdays.   Mason Middle School strives to be an exemplary learning community that enables each student to flourish as a responsible citizen in a complex, changing world.  MMS embraces a culture of lifelong learning where collaboration, high expectations, and the development of each student is the priority.

For the 2022-2023 school year, our team will be focusing on collaboration, growth, learning, and positive results for our students.  Look for great things to be happening at Mason Middle School!  Go Bulldogs!



Ms. Mary Hilker, Assistant Principal

Ms. Hilker is in her 18th year in Education and her 5th year with Mason Public Schools.  Ms. Hilker is a Mason Bulldog and Michigan State University graduate, and returned to the area 5 years ago, after spending 13 years working as a Middle School History Teacher and Administrative Dean of Culture in Chicago. Upon her return to Mason, she taught 5th grade at Alaiedon Elementary School for 3 years, and this is her 2nd year serving as the Middle School Assistant Principal/Athletic Director.  Ms. Hilker also serves as Chairperson of the Mason Public Schools Diversity Committee.




Mary Hilker
Assistant Principal/Athletic Director