Meridian Star

September 12, 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 ibrown@themeridianstar.com (photos should be in JPEG format).



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



    • Sept. 15 – Babysitter Certification Class for Teens, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.,

Parent Resource Center, 4000 10th St., Trailer A. Course is taught by the Red Cross and teaches students how to care for children and infants, as well as how to be good leaders and role models. Students also learn decision making, problem solving, safety, how to handle emergencies (injuries, illnesses and accidents) and resume writing and job interview skills. Open to teens 13 and older. Cost: $85.

    • Sept. 15 – MHS Cheer Clinic, from 9 a.m.-noon, Central United Methodist Church Gym. Registration: $35 (includes T-shirt)

     • Sept. 18 – Poplar Springs Elementary PTA Meeting, 6 p.m., auditorium.

    • Sept. 20 –  Poplar Springs Elementary second grade visits MCC’s "Bits and Pieces Puppet Theatre," 9:30 a.m. Students will learn about Aesop's Dinosaur Fables.

      • Sept. 24 – Crestwood Elementary School Picture Day, cafeteria



    Here's a look at upcoming programs and events at Meridian Community College.:



     • Thursday – MCC Green and White Day, 10 a.m. Ivy Hall steps. Proclamation by Mayor of Meridian for Sept. 13 as MCC Day. FMI: (601) 484-8689.

    • Friday – Continuing Education class: Forklift Training, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Workforce Development Center. FMI: (601) 482-7445.

     • Sept. 17-21 – Continuing Education class: Microsoft Word, from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., MCC. FMI: Joy Smith, (601) 484-8856.

    • Sept. 17-19/Sept. 18-Oct. 16 – Continuing Education class: Call Center Customer Service, Sept. 17-19, from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Sept. 18-Oct. 16, from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. For more information, (601) 482-7445.

     • Sept. 17-20 – Continuing Education class: Self Defense for Women, from 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Workforce Development Center. FMI: (601) 482-7445.

     • Sept. 17-20 – Continuing Education class: OSHA Construction 10-hour Certification, from 4:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Workforce Development Center. FMI: (601) 484-8724.

     • Sept. 18-Nov. 13 – Continuing Education class, Quick Books, from 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (class meets on Tuesdays), MCC. FMI: Joy Smith, (601) 484-8856.

    • Sept. 20 – Continuing Education class: Crash Course in Piano, 6 p.m. MCC. FMI: Joy Smith, (601) 484-8856.

    • Sept. 22 – Continuing Education class: Street Defensive Driving, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Workforce Development Center. FMI: (601) 482-7445.

     • Sept. 24-Nov. 19 – Continuing Education class: APICS CPIM Certification Review Course, Execution and Control of Operations, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (class meets on Mondays),  Webb Hall Room 129. FMI: (601) 484-8724.

     • Sept. 25 – Continuing Education class: Publisher/Power Point, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., MCC. FMI: Joy Smith, (601) 484-885.