Meridian Star

December 5, 2012

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).


    • Today – Multicultural Arts Day, 9 a.m., Oakland Heights Elementary School.

     • Today – Poplar Springs Elementary Presents "Our Favorite Christmas Stories," 10:30 a.m., auditorium.

    • Thursday – Carver PTO Meeting, 6:30 p.m.

    • Thursday – Christmas Lunch at: Magnolia Middle School, seventh grade, 11:45 a.m., eighth grade, 12:05 p.m.; Oakland Heights Elementary School, (third-fifth grades; Parkview Elementary School (third- fifth grades); and Poplar Springs Elementary School (Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, third, and fifth grade students.

     • Friday – Oakland Heights Elementary School Reading Fair

     • Friday – T.J. Harris Elementary School Reading Fair, Harris Upper Gym

    • Friday – SMOKE Free Coalition Advisory Meeting, from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., MPSD Parent Resource Center, 4000 10th St., Trailer A,

     • Friday – Meridian High Freshman Singers Carol in the Community

    • Friday – Meridian High Visual Art Students Artwork at Kids for Kids Auction, from 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Meridian Museum of Art

    • Friday – Meridian High School Winter Wonderland Dessert Cook-Off

    • Saturday – West Hills Elementary Language Arts Boot Camp, from 8 a.m.-noon, West Hills Library

     • Sunday – Meridian High Singers sing at local churches: St. Paul Methodist Church, 4 p.m.; Calvary Baptist Church, 6 p.m.

     • Dec. 10 – Northwest Middle Music Workshop

     • Dec. 11 – “Muffins for Moms” at the Parent Resource Center, from 7:45 a.m.-8:45 a.m., MPSD Parent Resource Center, 4000 10th St., Trailer A

     • Dec. 11 – Northwest Middle School Winter Band Concert, 6:30 p.m.

Northwest Auditorium

    • Dec. 11 – Oakland Heights Elementary PTO Meeting, 6 p.m.

     • Dec. 11 – Parkview Elementary Reading Fair

     • Dec. 12 – Meridian High School Lamplighters Community Performance

    Here's a look at upcoming programs and events at Meridian Community College. For more information, call (601) 482-7455, unless otherwise noted:

     • Friday – Continuing Education: Forklift Training, from 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Workforce Development Center.

    • Dec. 8 – ACT testing, 8 a.m., Ivy Hall. FMI: Mark Gunn, (601) 484-8652.