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Meridian Public Schools - May Calendar

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Poplar Springs Elementary Title I Advisory Meeting

Wednesday, May 1 - 3:30 p.m.

Panda Staff Development Room

Parents, staff, and community members are invited to attend the Title One planning meeting.



MCT2 Science Test for Fifth and Eighth grades

Wednesday, May 1 – Thursday, May 2



MHS Girls Basketball Tryouts

Wednesday, May 1 – Thursday, May 2



Parkview Elementary Gifted Gala

Thursday, May 2

The Gifted Gala is an annual event presented by the students of the Gifted Education programs in MPSD. This presentation, which takes place on each elementary and middle school campus, provides parents, teachers, students, administrators, and community members a chance to view products and projects created by students in Explore and Artquest. Students will host visitors during grade-level activity periods at the elementary school and regular Explore class periods at the middle schools. The gifted education teacher will be available to host throughout the day.



Northwest Middle Gifted Gala

Thursday, May 2

The Gifted Gala is an annual event presented by the students of the Gifted Education programs in MPSD. This presentation, which takes place on each elementary and middle school campus, provides parents, teachers, students, administrators, and community members a chance to view products and projects created by students in Explore and Artquest. Students will host visitors during grade-level activity periods at the elementary school and regular Explore class periods at the middle schools. The gifted education teacher will be available to host throughout the day.



Meridian High School Honors and Awards Program for Seniors

Thursday, May 2 – 6:00 p.m.

Meridian High School Auditorium



Parkview Elementary Hawaiian Luau

Friday, May 3

Good Behavior Activity for K-5th Grades



Poplar Springs Elementary Kindergarten Program "Barnyard Moosical"

Friday, May 3 - 10:30 a.m.

Auditorium

Kindergarten students will perform an arts integrated program celebrating all the wonderful skills that they have learned throughout the year.



Northwest Middle Eighth Grade Prom

Friday, May 3 - 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Northwest Gym

8th Grade students only



Oakland Heights Elementary Gifted Gala

Friday, May 3

The Gifted Gala is an annual event presented by the students of the Gifted Education programs in MPSD. This presentation, which takes place on each elementary and middle school campus, provides parents, teachers, students, administrators, and community members a chance to view products and projects created by students in Explore and Artquest. Students will host visitors during grade-level activity periods at the elementary school and regular Explore class periods at the middle schools. The gifted education teacher will be available to host throughout the day.



West Hills Elementary Gifted Gala

Friday, May 3

The Gifted Gala is an annual event presented by the students of the Gifted Education programs in MPSD. This presentation, which takes place on each elementary and middle school campus, provides parents, teachers, students, administrators, and community members a chance to view products and projects created by students in Explore and Artquest. Students will host visitors during grade-level activity periods at the elementary school and regular Explore class periods at the middle schools. The gifted education teacher will be available to host throughout the day.



MHS South State Track Meet

Saturday, May 4

Gulfport, MS



Meridian High School Honors and Awards Program for Freshman, Sophomores, & Juniors

Sunday, May 5 – 3:00 p.m.

Meridian High School Auditorium



SATP2 Testing

Monday, May 6 – Monday, May 13

High school students will take the state test in the areas of Biology I, U.S. History, Algebra I, and English II.



Teacher Appreciation Week

Monday, May 6 – Friday, May 10

MPSD truly appreciates our teachers for their hard work and dedication to the students of Meridian!!



Carver Middle Gifted Gala

Monday, May 6

The Gifted Gala is an annual event presented by the students of the Gifted Education programs in MPSD. This presentation, which takes place on each elementary and middle school campus, provides parents, teachers, students, administrators, and community members a chance to view products and projects created by students in Explore and Artquest. Students will host visitors during grade-level activity periods at the elementary school and regular Explore class periods at the middle schools. The gifted education teacher will be available to host throughout the day.



West Hills Elementary Third and Fourth grade Mania

Monday, May 6

Students will rotate through fun learning centers in preparation for the MCT2.



Carver Middle Service Project for the Care Lodge

Tuesday, May 7



Crestwood Elementary Family Feud MCT2 Review

Tuesday, May 7 - Thursday, May 9

Crestwood Cafetorium



Ross Collins Child Care Class Graduation

Wednesday, May 8 – 2:30 p.m.



Oakland Heights Elementary Second Grade Nature Hike

Wednesday, May 8

Second grade students will take a field trip to Pine Lake Camp for a nature hike.



Parkview Elementary Fourth Grade Tailgate Party

Wednesday, May 8

Fourth graders will gear up for MCT2 with a tailgate party.



Oakland Heights Elementary Pre-K Field Trip to Bonita Lakes

Thursday, May 9

Pre-K students will take their annual field trip to Bonita Lakes.



T.J. Harris Elementary Pre-K Celebration

Thursday, May 9 - 10:00 a.m.
Lower Campus Cafeteria



Northwest Middle Athletic Banquet

Friday, May 10 - 6:00 p.m.

Gymnasium

Banquet for student athletes



Poplar Springs Elementary MCT2 Pep Rally

Friday, May 10 - 2:00 p.m.

Auditorium

Third through fifth grade students and staff will celebrate achievements of the school year and get "fired up" for MCT2 testing!



Magnolia Middle School Red Carpet Affair

Saturday, May 11 – 4 p.m.

El Bethel Baptist Church Family Life Center (2300 State Blvd, Meridian, MS)

This event will honor all of the students that have maintained honor roll status during the academic calendar year.



MHS 6A State Track Championship

Saturday, May 11th

Pearl, MS



Crestwood Elementary MCT2 Spirit Rally

Monday, May 13 - 1:30 p.m.



Parkview Elementary MCT2 Pep Rally

Monday, May 13

Students get cheered on by Magnolia Middle School cheerleaders.



Parkview Elementary “Parkview’s Got Talent”

Monday, May 13 - 1:30 p.m.

Students at Parkview show off their talents.



MCT2 Testing
Tuesday, May 14- Friday, May 17

Students in grades 3-8 will take the state test in Language Arts and Math.



MHS Freshman Day

Wednesday, May 15



MPSD Retirement Reception

Thursday, May 16 – 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Multi-Purpose Building (MHS Campus)

Join us as we honor the 2012-13 MPSD retirees for their hard work and dedication to the students of Meridian!



Northwest Middle School Field Day

Friday, May 17 - 9:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

Football practice field



Oakland Heights Elementary Fifth grade Trip to Washington, D.C.

Friday, May 17 through Wednesday, May 22



Poplar Springs Elementary Fifth Grade Awards Day

Friday, May 17 - 8:30 a.m.

Auditorium

The achievements of 5th grade students will be highlighted during the awards program with the 5th Grade Picnic to follow.



Poplar Springs Elementary Fifth Grade Washington Trip

Friday, May 17 through Thursday, May 23

Fifth grade students and chaperones will depart on May 17 at 7 p.m. for a field trip to our nation's capital and will return on May 23, 2013.



Crestwood Elementary Field Day

Monday, May 20

Field Day will be held all day with a Talent Show at 8:15 a.m.



Oakland Heights Elementary Third Grade Awards Day

Monday, May 20



Poplar Springs Elementary Third and Fourth Grades Awards Day

Monday, May 20 - 9:00 a.m.

Auditorium

The achievements of 3rd and 4th grade students will be highlighted.



T.J. Harris Elementary Funshine Day

Monday, May 20 - 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Games, fun, and food!



Carver Middle Awards Program

Tuesday, May 21 – 6 p.m.

Carver Gym



Crestwood Elementary Awards Day

Tuesday, May 21

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. - Pre-K through Second Grades

9:30 - 10:30 a.m. – Third through Fifth Grades



Crestwood Elementary Fifth Grade Promotion Celebration

Tuesday, May 21 – 6 p.m.



Magnolia Middle Eighth Grade Promotional Program

Tuesday, May 21 - 6:00 p.m.

Magnolia Auditorium

This program will honor all 8th grade students that will be moving on to Meridian High School next year. Awards will be handed out for various achievements as well.



Northwest Middle Eighth Grade Field Trip to Mississippi State University

Tuesday, May 21



Oakland Heights Elementary Third Grade Field Trip to Huntsville, AL

Tuesday, May 21



Parkview Elementary Fifth Grade Awards Program

Tuesday, May 21 - 9:00 a.m.

Magnolia Auditorium



Poplar Springs Elementary Celebrate ARTS!

Tuesday, May 21

9:00 to 11:00 a.m. - Pre K through 2nd grade students participate in sessions provided by local artists

10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. - Brown bag lunch concerts for all students

12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. - 3rd through 5th grade students participate in sessions provided by local artists



West Hills Elementary May Festival

Tuesday, May 21 – 8:30 to 2 p.m.

The community is invited to participate in the West Hills May Festival. There will be pony rides, petting zoo, teachers vs. students basketball game, relay races, and a food court. Join us for the fun!



Northwest Middle STAR Student Trip to New Orleans

Wednesday, May 22



Parkview Elementary Kindergarten Awards Program

Wednesday, May 22 - 9:00 a.m.

Magnolia Auditorium



T.J. Harris Elementary Fifth Grade D.A.R.E. Graduation

Wednesday, May 22 - 9:00 a.m.

T.J. Harris Gymnasium



Northwest Middle School Eighth grade Promotion Ceremony

Thursday, May 23 - 5:00 p.m.

Auditorium

Graduation ceremony for 8th grade students



Last Day of School and Early Dismissal

Friday, May 24

Elementary students will be dismissed at 12:40 p.m.

Secondary students will be dismissed at 1:10 p.m.



Poplar Springs Elementary Talent Show

Friday, May 24 -9:00 a.m.
Auditorium

The talents of third through fifth grade students are showcased in this final activity of the school year.



Meridian High School Graduation

Friday, May 24 – 7:30 p.m.

Ray Stadium



Small Learning Community Teacher Training

Thursday, May 30 through Friday, May 31

Ross Collins

Teachers for the Health, STEM, and Visual and Performing Arts Small Learning Communities will receive training.


Elizabeth E. McDonald
Public Relations Director
Meridian Public Schools
601-482-0423
emcdonald@mpsd.k12.ms.us

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