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 firstname.lastname@example.org (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:
• Carver Middle School Spring Pictures
• Oakland Heights Elementary Fairbanks Scale Tour, 10 a.m. (Mrs. Turnage’s third grade class).
• Poplar Springs Elementary Gifted Gala, PSE Auditorium. A celebration of the work of ArtQuest and Explore students. Fifth graders will honor Community Leaders during this event.
• Ross Collins HOSA State Conference, Natchez. Seven Health Science Students from Ross Collins will compete in the state competition.
• Poplar Springs Elementary Scholastic Book Fair, PSE Library. Hard and soft bound books available for purchase; benefits PSE classroom libraries.
• Meridian High School Spring Band Concert, 6 p.m., MHS Auditorium
• T.J. Harris Elementary Awards Day, Lower Campus. Awards for the third nine weeks.
• Regional Science Fair, Mississippi State University, Starkville. Elementary students from across the district will compete.
• T.J. Harris Elementary Awards Day, Upper Campus. Awards for the third nine weeks.
Here's a look at upcoming programs and events at Meridian Community College. For more information, call (601) 482-7445, unless otherwise noted:
• Continuing Education: Liven Up Your Lamp, 10:30 a.m.
• ACT Testing, 8 a.m., Ivy Hall. FMI: (601) 484-8652.
• Call Center Customer Service Day Class, 8 a.m., Workforce Development Center.
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.