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MPSD Calendar of Events - November 2012

Nov 2, 2012 - Nov 28, 2012 See Schedule

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MPSD Calendar of Events - November 2012

Poplar Springs Elementary School 3rd Grade Field Trip
Friday, November 2, 2012
Third grade students will visit the Soule Steam Festival and take a walking tour of Historic Downtown Meridian.

English Language Learner (ELL) Annual Parent Meeting
Saturday, November 3 – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
MPSD Parent Resource Center - 4000 10th Street, Trailer A, Meridian MS 39307
Breakfast and family festivities will be available. For more information, contact Carol Mendoza or Edie Simmons (601-482-7429).

Poplar Springs Elementary School Scholastic Book Fair
Monday, November 5 through Tuesday, November 13 – 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
PSE Library
Scholastic book sale proceeds benefit the library at PSE.

Ross Collins Career and Technical Center Celebrates HOSA Week
Monday, November 5 – Friday, November 9
Ross Collins Health Science students will celebrate Health Occupations Students of America Week.

Magnolia Middle School Presidential Mock Election

Tuesday, November 6 - 11:15 a.m. to 12:41 p.m.



Poplar Springs Elementary School Reading Fair (3-5th grades)
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
PSE Cafeteria

Ross Collins Career and Technical Center Health Sciences Class Tour of University Medical Center
Tuesday, November 6 - 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Second-year Health Science students will tour the Nursing school, Dental school and Physical Therapy school at the University Medical Center in Jackson, MS.

Poplar Springs Elementary School Thanksgiving Lunch
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Students in 1st, 2nd, and 4th grades will invite family members to eat Thanksgiving lunch at assigned times.

Magnolia Middle School Thanksgiving Lunch (6th grade)

Thursday, November 8 - 11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.



Northwest Middle School PTO Meeting
Thursday, November 8 – 6 p.m.
Northwest Auditorium

Oakland Heights Elementary School Pickle and Pop Celebration
Friday, November 9 – 1 to 2 p.m.
Students that scored Advanced and Proficient on the First Nine Weeks Common Assessments will get to celebrate with pickles and pop!

Poplar Springs Elementary School Field Trip (4th and 5th grades)
Friday, November 9
MSU Riley Center
Fourth and Fifth grade students will attend the Pocahontas production at the MSU Riley Center.

Poplar Springs Elementary School Science Fair Parent Workshop
Monday, November 12 – Noon and 6 p.m.
Panda Staff Development Room
Parents are invited to attend this workshop led by Mrs. Linda Posey, Science Fair Chairperson, to gather information on the process of completing a Science Fair Project with their student.

Poplar Springs Elementary School Veteran's Day Program
Tuesday, November 13 - 9 a.m.
29th Ave entrance to school (weather permitting)
Students will celebrate and honor Veterans during this program. At the conclusion of the program, students will place flags in honor or memory of veterans along the 29th Ave entrance of PSE.

Poplar Springs Elementary School PTA Meeting
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 6 p.m.
PSE Auditorium

Northwest Middle School Reading Fair
Wednesday, November 14
Northwest Middle School Library
Projects must be turned in by 4 p.m. on Monday, November 12.

Northwest Middle School Arts Integration
Wednesday, November 14
Northwest Middle School students and teachers will be treated to two arts-integrated activities -Tammy Stanford-Williams will present a dance workshop which serves as art integration into the math and science curriculum, and Terrence Roberts will present “The Art of Storytelling” to Language Arts classes which integrates literacy, math, and social skills. They both will hold after-school workshops for the teachers. Northwest Middle School is a MS Arts Commission Whole Arts School.

American Educator’s Week Retired Teachers Luncheon
Wednesday, November 14 – 11:30 a.m.
Ross Collins Wildcat Café
MPSD will honor retired teachers in the East Central Mississippi Retired Educators Association with a luncheon. The food will be prepared by the Ross Collins Culinary and Food Service students. Students from the MHS F.I.S.H club, MHS Lamplighters Choral Performance group, MHS Art, and Ross Collins Child Care Center will make special presentations.

Carver Middle School Family Literacy Night

Wednesday, November 14 - 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church – 544 49th Avenue

Parents and students are encouraged to attend this monthly gathering where Carver staff share information on what students are learning in the classroom. Parents and students will participate in fun activities and refreshments will be served.



Special Olympics Bowling
Thursday, November 15 – 9:30 a.m.
Family Bowl Lanes
MPSD Special Education students will participate in the Area 5 Special Olympics Bowling event.

Meridian High School Panoramic Picture for Seniors
Thursday, November 15 - 10:30 a.m.
MHS Boy’s Gym

Ross Collins Child Care Center Thanksgiving Luncheon and Program
Thursday, November 15
Ross Collins Wildcat Café
Parents, grandparents, and friends are invited to attend a Thanksgiving program and eat lunch with the Ross Collins Child Care children.

Oakland Heights Elementary School Fall Festival
Thursday, November 15 – 4 to 6 p.m.

Magnolia Middle School Turkey Trot
Friday, November 16 – 1:30 p.m.
Magnolia Middle School teachers and students will participate in the Turkey Trot which is a one mile fun run around Magnolia Middle and Parkview Elementary Schools to promote health and fitness. The first place winner receives a turkey, second place wins a pie, and third place takes home a bag of apples.

West Hills Elementary School Language Arts Boot Camp
Saturday, November 17

Thanksgiving Break
Monday, November 19 through Friday, November 23
All schools and offices will be closed for Thanksgiving Break.

Meridian High School Blood Drive
Tuesday, November 27

West Hills Elementary School Reading Fair
Wednesday, November 28


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