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Study Finds Schools Could Save Big

Updated: 09/28/2015 - The Mississippi state auditor's office says school districts could save more than $200 million a year by eliminating inefficient contracts and sharing services with other school districts.

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MPSD Hosts Parent University

Updated: 09/23/2015 - The Meridian Public School District held a parent university program Tuesday evening, sharing the new direction the school district is heading.

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Grandparents Honored at School

Updated: 09/18/2015 - Students at St. Patrick Catholic School invited their grandparents to share time with them Friday.

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Mayor Visits Preschool

Updated: 09/15/2015 - Meridian Mayor Percy Bland read to pre-school students at Kindercare Tuesday.

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NEA President Visits Meridian Schools

Updated: 09/15/2015 - Lily Eskelsen Garcia, president of the National Education Association, visited several Meridian classrooms Tuesday as a part of her NEA Back to School tour.

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Community Preschool Collaboration

Updated: 09/12/2015 - School leaders and teachers at Union Elementary met with local community preschool directors to talk about how to prepare our students for the transition from preschool to primary school.

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Few Students Pass Reading Test on Third Try

Posted: 09/09/2015 - About 1 in 7 students who didn't pass Mississippi's third-grade reading test on the first two tries managed to clear the bar the third time over the summer.

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Meridian to Host SEC Pre-Game Tailgates

Updated: 09/09/2015 - Downtown Meridian will be rocking as the Queen City hosts SEC pre-game tailgates. It's an invitation to SEC fans traveling to football games to stop in and see what Meridian has to offer.

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Lamar School Excels in ACT Testing

Updated: 09/05/2015 - The Class of 2015 at Lamar School had an average ACT composite score of 26.1, exceeding the state of Mississippi’s average score of 19.0 by thirty-seven percent.

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Local School Districts Partner with MCC

Updated: 09/03/2015 - Lauderdale County and Meridian Public school districts signed a memo of understanding Thursday with Meridian Community College.

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Lamar Lauds ACT Success

Updated: 08/28/2015 - Lamar School announced this week that the Class of 15 averaged a composite score of 26.1 on the ACT. The average score in Mississippi is 19.

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Parents for Public Schools

Updated: 08/27/2015 - Parents for Public Schools has a new advocate in East Mississippi to help parents become leaders in their communities by engaging in improvement efforts at the local, state and national level, for education.

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MCC Building New Club Eagle

Updated: 08/26/2015 - Meridian Community College is building a new 9,000 square foot student union building which is expected to be completed by the summer of 2016.

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NEMS Early Dismissal: Power Outage

Posted: 08/25/2015 - Classes were dismissed early Tuesday at Northeast Middle School in Lauderdale County due to a power outage.

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