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 email@example.com (photos should be in JPEG format).
Upcoming programs, events at local public, private and faith-based schools:
• St. Patrick CS: Scholastic Book Fair, school library. Book fair continues to Friday, Nov. 22.
• Southeast Elementary School: Fall Fun Day
• Meridian Public School District: Thanksgiving Break; students return Dec. 2.
• LCSD; Thanksgiving Break; students return Dec. 2.
• St. Patrick CS: Thanksgiving Break; students return Dec. 2.
• St. Patrick CS: Candy Cane 5K Dash & 1-Mile Fun Run, from 8:30-10:30 a.m., St. Patrick School.
Dec. 23-Jan. 6, 2020
• Meridian Public School District: Winter Break; students return Dec. 7, 2020.
• Lauderdale County School District: Christmas Break; students return Dec. 7, 2020.
Upcoming programs, events at local and area colleges and universities:
• MCC: Continuing Education class, Painting Party! Holiday Art with Amy, from 6-7:30 p.m. FMI: 601-482-7445.
• MCC: High school preview event, Eagle Experience, 9:30 a.m., Quave Student Center. FMI: Ashley Tanksley, 601-484-8819.
• MCC: Workforce Development class, S.E.R.T. Advanced Tactical Medic Course. Class also taught Nov. 24. FMI: 601-482-7445.
• MCC: Workforce Development class, Meridian Traffic School, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (eight-hour class) from 8 a.m.-noon (four-hour class). FMI: 601-482-8892.
Beginning Nov. 25
• MCC: Thanksgiving break. Classes resume Monday, Dec. 2.
• East Central Community College, Decatur: Thanksgiving break. Classes resume Monday, Dec. 2.