The Meridian Star
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).
• Today – Multicultural Arts Day, 9 a.m., Oakland Heights Elementary School.
• Today – Poplar Springs Elementary Presents "Our Favorite Christmas Stories," 10:30 a.m., auditorium.
• Thursday – Carver PTO Meeting, 6:30 p.m.
• Thursday – Christmas Lunch at: Magnolia Middle School, seventh grade, 11:45 a.m., eighth grade, 12:05 p.m.; Oakland Heights Elementary School, (third-fifth grades; Parkview Elementary School (third- fifth grades); and Poplar Springs Elementary School (Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, third, and fifth grade students.
• Friday – Oakland Heights Elementary School Reading Fair
• Friday – T.J. Harris Elementary School Reading Fair, Harris Upper Gym
• Friday – SMOKE Free Coalition Advisory Meeting, from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., MPSD Parent Resource Center, 4000 10th St., Trailer A,
• Friday – Meridian High Freshman Singers Carol in the Community
• Friday – Meridian High Visual Art Students Artwork at Kids for Kids Auction, from 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Meridian Museum of Art
• Friday – Meridian High School Winter Wonderland Dessert Cook-Off
• Saturday – West Hills Elementary Language Arts Boot Camp, from 8 a.m.-noon, West Hills Library
• Sunday – Meridian High Singers sing at local churches: St. Paul Methodist Church, 4 p.m.; Calvary Baptist Church, 6 p.m.
• Dec. 10 – Northwest Middle Music Workshop
• Dec. 11 – “Muffins for Moms” at the Parent Resource Center, from 7:45 a.m.-8:45 a.m., MPSD Parent Resource Center, 4000 10th St., Trailer A
• Dec. 11 – Northwest Middle School Winter Band Concert, 6:30 p.m.
• Dec. 11 – Oakland Heights Elementary PTO Meeting, 6 p.m.
• Dec. 11 – Parkview Elementary Reading Fair
• Dec. 12 – Meridian High School Lamplighters Community Performance
Here's a look at upcoming programs and events at Meridian Community College. For more information, call (601) 482-7455, unless otherwise noted:
• Friday – Continuing Education: Forklift Training, from 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Workforce Development Center.
• Dec. 8 – ACT testing, 8 a.m., Ivy Hall. FMI: Mark Gunn, (601) 484-8652.