Meridian Star


April 30, 2014

School News: Wednesday, April 30, 2014

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 area public, private and faith-based schools:


    • Meridian High School National Honor Society field trip to Birmingham.

    • Poplar Springs Elementary Gifted Gala, all-day during activity period, auditorium. Gifted student work will be on display all day in the auditorium. Parents and community are invited.


    • West Hills Elementary Gifted Gala, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.


    • MHS "Believe in Blue" Day, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Community view of "typical day" at Meridian High School. "Nick Tickle, Fairy Tale Detective" will be performed at 7 p.m. at the Wildcat Cafe at Ross Collins.

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



    • Dimensions Dinner Show, 6 p.m., Tommy E. Dulaney Center. FMI: Twyla Hurst, (601)484-8851.



    • Computer Class, Skype, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Webb Hall.



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


April 28

    • Awards Night, 6 p.m., McCain Theater.

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


    • Auditions for the East Central Community College Concert Choir and Ac’cents show choir, 1 p.m., Vickers Fine Arts Center on the Decatur campus.

    Members of the Concert Choir receive half tuition scholarships and those selected for Ac’cents receive a full tuition scholarship.

    For more information contact Blaylock at (601)635-6225 or email

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