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 city and county public, private and faith-based schools:
• Thursday – Poplar Springs Elementary School Thanksgiving Lunch. Students in first, second and fourth grades will invite family members to eat Thanksgiving lunch at assigned times.
• Thursday – Magnolia Middle School Thanksgiving Lunch (sixth grade), from 11:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
• Thursday – Northwest Middle School PTO Meeting, 6 p.m., auditorium
• Friday – Oakland Heights Elementary School Pickle and Pop Celebration, from 1 p.m.-2 p.m. For students who scored "Advanced" and "Proficient" on the first nine weeks Common Assessments.
• Friday – Poplar Springs Elementary School Field Trip. Fourth and fifth grades) students will attend production of "Pocahontas" at the MSU Riley Center.
Here's a look at upcoming programs and events at Meridian Community College. For more information (FMI), call (601) 482-7445, unless otherwise noted:
• Nov. 12 and 19 – Community and Business Development Class: Holiday Floral Design and More, from 6 p.m.-7-30 p.m., Webb Hall.
• Nov. 12-15 – Community and Business Development Class: Distribution Training, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
• Nov. 12 – Veterans Day Program, 11 a.m., Graham Gymnasium. FMI: Angela Payne, (601) 481-1357.
• Nov. 12-16 – Community and Business Development Class: Microsoft Excel (Advanced), from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Webb Hall. FMI: (601) 484-8856.
• Nov. 13 – MCC Foundation Annual Membership Celebration, 6:30 p.m., Northwood Country Club. FMI: Kathy Brookshire, (601) 484-8612.
• Nov. 16 – Community and Business Development Class: ForkliftTraining, from 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Workforce Development Center.
Here's a look at upcoming programs and events at East Central Community College:
• Nov. 12 – Preregistration opens for all students, including current and incoming. The registration will continue through Dec. 7.
For more information, a registration guide is available online at eastms.edu, or campus registrars can be reached at (662) 243-1920 at the Golden Triangle campus or (662) 476-5040.
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