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MPS Releases Interim Report on Redesign

Updated: 10/11/2007 - Officials say portions of the curriculum have been set for four new small learning communities at Meridian High School.

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School Board Member Resigns

Posted: 10/04/2007 - A member of the Lauderdale County School Board resigned recently. The board has sixty days to appoint a replacement.

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Children First: Putting Fitness to the Test

Updated: 10/04/2007 - An emphasis on being more physically fit occurring in our society and in our schools. Northeast Middle School is taking the challenge to the next level.

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Teacher Gets Help In Giving

Updated: 10/02/2007 - The dedication and compassion of a teacher at Witherspoon Elementary School was recognized Tuesday by OfficeMax.

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Get Ready for Afterschool (Not) Idle

Updated: 10/02/2007 - The 2007 Afterschool (Not) Idle Singing Competition is coming soon. Meanwhile, the winner of the 2006 event is in Nashville to record a demo that was part of the prize package.

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MPS Works on Dyslexia Curriculum

Posted: 09/28/2007 - Parents of children in Meridian Public Schools heard from an expert on dyslexia Thursday night.

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High School Students Register to Vote

Updated: 09/28/2007 - The Democratic Election Committee encouraged Meridian High School students to register to vote Friday by taking the process to the campus.

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Children First: Fire Safety for Kids

Updated: 09/27/2007 - The Meridian Fire Department shared fire safety tips with pre-school children at Northcrest Baptist Church Thursday.

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Witherspoon Evacuated Thursday

Posted: 09/27/2007 - A Meridian elementary school was evacuated for a period of time Thursday, after there were reports for an explosion.

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See You at the Pole

Updated: 09/26/2007 - Students gathered around the flagpoles at campuses around the nation, before school hours, to pray.

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Arts Funding Takes Stage at Capitol

Updated: 09/24/2007 - Supporters of arts education in Mississippi will be in Jackson Tuesday to lobby for more state funding for the arts.

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Civitan Reaches Out to Young People

Posted: 09/24/2007 - The Meridian First Ladies Civitan Club and Meridian Civitan Club are sponsoring junior clubs at local high schools.

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Children First: Looking Inside

Updated: 09/20/2007 - Students at Lamar Elementary School learned from a presentation of "The Emperor's New Clothes".

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School Counts Kickoff

Posted: 09/11/2007 - Some Meridian High School students were recruited Tuesday into a program looking to make them understand the importance of doing well in school.

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School District Takes Safety Precautions

Posted: 09/11/2007 - A couple of students at Sumter County High School are being treated for a staph infection. The district has taken steps to protect other students.

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Northwest Aims to Build on Success

Updated: 09/07/2007 - Northwest Junior High School in Meridian has attained the highest ranking possible, Level 5, for the first time.

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State Ponders Dyslexia Screening

Dyslexia

Posted: 09/07/2007 - Helping students with dyslexia is a difficult challenge because there's still so much many educators don't know about the learning disability. But an expert told legislators that it's up to the schools to develop new ways to help them learn.

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Schools Meet the Grade

Updated: 09/07/2007 - Mississippi has released the "grades" for all 152 school districts in the state. Both Meridian and Lauderdale County saw good news in the report. Other area schools also performed well.

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