Meridian Star


February 13, 2013

School News

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:    

     • Today – T.J. Harris Elementary School Valentine’s Dance, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Harris Upper Gym

     • Thursday – Northwest Middle School Special Olympics Basketball Skills, Frank Cochran Center. Students will celebrate afterwards at Western Sizzlin.

     • Friday – Magnolia Middle School Valentine’s Dance, from 6 p.m.-8 p.m., gym

     • Friday – Tour of Northwest Middle School for West Hills fifth grade students, 1:30 p.m.

     • Feb. 19 – District Science Fair (grades 6-12), Starkville

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

    • Today – MCC Homecoming Court presentation, 7:30 p.m. Graham Gymnasium. FMI: Adrian Cross, (601) 481-1340.

    • Thursday – Continuing Education: Mind Your Manners, from 5 p.m.-7 p.m.

    • Thursday – Continuing Education: Skype, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

    • Thursday-Sunday – Lauderdale County Schools Combined Musical Production: "Guys and Dolls." Feb. 14-16, 7 p.m.; Feb. 17, 2 p.m., McCain Theater. FMI: Dr. Todd Brand, (601) 484-8678.

    • Thursday, 21, 28 and March 7 – Continuing Education: Mental Health First Aid, from 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

    • Friday – MCC 75th Anniversary Former Faculty and Staff luncheon, noon, Multi-Purpose Building. FMI: (601) 553-3445.

    • Feb. 18-21 – Continuing Education: Distribution Training, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

    • Feb. 18-22 and Feb. 26 – Continuing Education: Microsoft Excel, Feb. 18-22, from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and Feb. 26, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

    • Feb. 19-March 5 – Continuing Education: Digital Photography, from 5 p.m.-7 p.m.

    • Feb. 19 – Astronomy lecture, 6 p.m., McCain Theater. FMI: (601) 484-8660.

    Here's a look at upcoming programs and events at area community colleges and universities:

    • Feb. 27 – East Central Community College: Black History Month Program, 7 p.m., Vickers Fine Arts Center auditorium on the Decatur campus.

    The Rev. Marcus Mann will serve as guest speaker. ECCC’s Gospel Choir will provide special music.

    For more information, contact Kathy Sanders at (601) 635-6215 or call toll free, (877) 462-3222, ext. 215. Her e-mail address is


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