Meridian Star

April 24, 2013

School News

The Meridian Star

MERIDIAN —     Editor's note: School news is a schedule of upcoming events, programs and other activities on area school and college campuses.

    Information for School News should be submitted to The Meridian Star by 5 p.m. on the Monday before publication. Information may be mailed to P.O. Box 1591, Meridian, MS 39301; faxed to (601) 485-1275; or e-mailed to (photos should be in JPEG format).


    Here's a look at upcoming programs and events at Meridian's city, county, private and faith-based schools:    


    • T.J. Harris Gifted Gala.


    • Northwest Middle Beauty and Beau Pageant, 7 p.m., MHS Auditorium

     • Oakland Heights Elementary Pre-K Students Field Trip, from 8:45 a.m.-noon, MCC McCain Theatre. Pre-K students will see live production of "Peter Pan."

     • Poplar Springs Elementary Field Day. PK-2nd grades, from 8:30 a.m.-11 a.m.; third-fifth grades, from noon-2:30 p.m., PE Field. Makeup day (in case of rain) is April 26.

     • T.J. Harris Elementary MCT2 Test Prep, 5:30 p.m., Upper Campus,


    • Northwest Middle Eighth Grade Prom, from 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Northwest Gym. Eighth Grade students only

     • Oakland Heights Elementary Gifted Gala

    • Oakland Heights Elementary Kindergarten Trip to Jackson Zoo

     • Parkview Elementary Hawaiian Luau. Good Behavior Activity for K-fifth Grades

     • West Hills Elementary Fifth Grade Owl Mania. A day for students to rotate through centers and play fun MCT2 games to prepare for the state test.

     April 27

    • Magnolia Middle Spring Fling, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

    April 29

    • West Hills Elementary Third Grade Owl Mania

    April 30

    • Crestwood Elementary Gifted Gala

     • Magnolia Middle Gifted Gala

    Here's a look at upcoming programs and events at Meridian Community College. For more information, call (601) 482-7445, unless otherwise noted:    

     April 30

    • Awards Night, 6 p.m., McCain Theater. FMI: Adrian Cross, (601) 481-1340.

    Here's a look at upcoming programs and events at East Central Community College, Decatur:    


    • Optional open clinics for 2013 Cheerleading Squad, from 6 p.m.-8 p.m., South Campus Gymnasium. FMI: ECCC Cheer sponsor Pam McKnight, (601) 507-9790.


    • “Night of Jazz,” 7 p.m., Huff Auditorium.

    April 29

    • Outdoor concert of movie scores and pop music performed by the Concert Band, 3:30 p.m., the Pavilion next to the walking track on North Campus. Those attending encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs. FMI: Hunter Corhern, (601) 635-6123 or call toll free, (877) 462-3222, ext. 123.

    • The Collegians spring concert, 8 p.m., in Huff Auditorium. FMI: (601) 635-6225