Intellectually-gifted students from Magnolia Middle School and Northwest Middle School involved in the Explorer program enjoyed a day out of the classroom Friday.
The sixth graders gathered at Central United Methodist Church to show off projects they have been working on all semester.
The students were asked to research some part of Mississippi, be it a famous person, place, or musician.
Students put the finishing touches on a Mississippi quilt they have been working on for some time.
Meridian Public Schools will hold a "Gifted Gala" Thursday, June 3 , from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the MSU Auditorium.