Meridian Star

March 19, 2014

School News: Wednesday, March 19, 2014

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).



    • Meridian Classical Center for Learning Open House, March 24, 10 a.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church, 4805 Highway 39 North. The meet is for new families interested in the center's 2014-15 school year offerings.

    For more information call  (601) 490-1942, (601) 604-1470 or contact

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



    • Poplar Springs Elementary BBQ for the ARTS, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Drive-thru pick up line in front of school

    Squealer's pulled pork plates will be sold for $7 with funds raised benefitting the PSE Arts Initiative. For more information, call (601) 484-4450.

April 22-25

    • Kindergarten registration for the Lauderdale County School District, from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., at the following schools:

    – April 22, Northeast Elementary gym. FMI: (601) 485-4882.

    – April 24, Southeast Elementary gym. FMI: (601) 486-2500.

    – April 25, Clarkdale Elementary library. FMI: (601) 693-4463.

    – April 25, West Lauderdale Elementary gym, FMI: (601) 737-2279.

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


March 22

    • Workforce Development: Street Defensive Driving, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Workforce Development Center.


March 24-26

    • Workforce Development: Call Center Customer Service, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Webb Hall Room 129.


March 24-27

    • Continuing Workforce Development: OSHA General Industry 10-hour certification, from 4:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Workforce Development Center.