Meridian Star

Local News

July 26, 2013

MHS 'Feet on the Street' campaign today

MERIDIAN —     Meridian High School administrators will have their "Feet on the Street" today as they go from door to door in Meridian neighborhoods distributing information about the upcoming school year.

    MHS Principal Victor Hubbard and assistant principals Rufus Wright, Felicia Ruffin, Shevonda Truman, Shirley Mosley and Shernise Wilson will set out at 8:30 a.m., starting in the Broadmoor area. They will also go from door to door in North Hills, as well as neighborhoods near Carver Middle School and Highland Park.

    "This is a way to let our community know that we want them to be a part of Meridian High School," said Hubbard, who started the campaign when he became principal in 2010.

    "It went over so well that I wanted to continue it each year," he said. "I've found that when parents see that school officials are out in the community and petitioning their help, they will come."

    Hubbard said the Feet on the Street has built rapport between the school and community to work as a partnership for the success of the school.

    "I often say that we have got to step out of our comfort zone, and we've got to be mindful of the fact that it's about the children," he said. "Whatever we can do to insure the students are being successful at school, that's what we're going to do."

    Parents will be provided copies of school procedures.

    "We will put our procedures in our parents hands so they will know the expectations of the children when they arrive to school Day 1," Hubbard said.

    In addition to Feet on the Street, Meridian High School will host its Open House on Aug. 4, from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Student schedules will be available at this time.

    School begins for the Meridian Public School District on Aug. 6.

1
Text Only
Local News
Facebook
Helium debate
Helium
Twitter Updates
AP Video
'Modern Family' Star on Gay Athletes Coming Out MN Twins Debut Beer Vending Machine DA: Pa. Doctor Fired Back at Hospital Gunman Raw: Iowa Police Dash Cam Shows Wild Chase Obama Seeks Limits on US Company Mergers Abroad Large Family to Share NJ Lottery Winnings U.S. Flights to Israel Resume After Ban Lifted Official: Air Algerie Flight 'probably Crashed' TSA Administrator on Politics and Flight Bans Raw: National Guard Helps Battle WA Wildfires Raw: Ukraine's Donetsk Residents Flee Senators Push to End Hamas Threat in Cease-Fire A Young Victim's Premonition, Hug Before MH17 Raw: Deadly Storm Hits Virginia Campground Death Penalty Expert: 'This is a Turning Point' Raw: MH17 Victim's Bodies Arrive in Netherlands Raw: Families Travel to Taiwan Plane Crash Site Arizona Execution Takes Almost Two Hours Crash Kills Teen Pilot Seeking World Record
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide