Selected Community Events
MPS - Feb. Calendar
Feb 7, 2013 - Feb 28, 2013 See Schedule
Carver Middle School Valentine’s Dance
Thursday, February 7 – 6 to 8 p.m.
Students must have a minimum of 25 AR pts and NO office referrals.
Northwest Middle School Open House for Parents of 5th Grade Students
Thursday, February 7 – 5:30 p.m.
Parents of fifth grade students at Poplar Springs and West Hills Elementary Schools are invited to attend the Open House at Northwest. Parents and students will be able to meet the teachers, learn about extra-curricular opportunities, tour the school, and much more!
Poplar Springs Elementary School Third Grade Program
February 8 - 10:30 a.m.
Third grade students will present an arts integrated program celebrating the birthday of our hometown Meridian as a culminating project for their study of Meridian.
Northwest Middle School PBIS Event for 5 STAR Students
Friday, February 8
Five STAR students will be treated to lunch at Dickey’s BBQ and shopping for all A’s, no discipline referrals, and perfect attendance.
Northwest Middle School Valentine’s Dance
Friday, February 8 – 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Magnolia Middle School Choir Performs at Freedom ‘64
Saturday, February 9 - 6:00 pm
Meridian Temple Theater
Northwest Middle School Arts Integrated Lesson
Monday, February 11
Traci James-Wade will present an Arts Integration lesson that focuses on the dances of the Harlem Renaissance.
Tour of Northwest Middle School for Poplar Springs 5th Grade Students
Monday, February 11 – 8:30 a.m.
Poplar Springs Elementary School Kindergarten and First Grades Trip to MSU Riley Center
February 12 - 9:30 a.m.
Kindergarten and 1st grade students will attend the production of "Clifford, the Big Red Dog."
Parent/Teacher Conferences and Early Dismissal
Tuesday, February 12
Elementary Dismissal – 12:40 p.m.
Secondary Dismissal – 1:10 p.m.
Parent and Teacher conferences will begin immediately after dismissal and will conclude at 6 p.m.
Northwest Middle School Chorus Attends District Festival
Tuesday, February 12
Northwest Chorus students will attend the District Festival in Hattiesburg, MS.
T.J. Harris Elementary School Valentine’s Dance
Wednesday, February 13 – 5 to 7 p.m.
Harris Upper Gym
Northwest Middle School Special Olympics Basketball Skills
Thursday, February 14
Frank Cochran Center
Students will have a celebration afterwards at Western Sizzlin.
Magnolia Middle School Valentine’s Dance
Friday, February 15 - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tour of Northwest Middle School for West Hills 5th Grade Students
Friday, February 15 – 1:30 p.m.
District Science Fair (grades 6-12)
Tuesday, February 19
Ross Collins DECA Students Compete in State DECA Competition
Thursday, February 21 through Friday, February 22
Carver Middle School Family Literacy Night
Thursday, February 21
Meridian High School College Goal Sunday
Thursday, February 21 – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
MHS Computer Lab
This event is to help students and families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). We will also be assisting parents and students in completing the MTAG and Tuition Guarantee Forms. Refreshments will be served to parent that are coming during lunch.
T.J. Harris Elementary School Black History Program
Friday, February 22, 2013 - 9:00 a.m.
Poplar Springs Elementary School Storyteller, Terrance Roberts
Friday, February 22
‘Da Story Weaver’, Terrance Roberts, will work with all students PreK-5th grade integrating storytelling with literacy and social studies.
Ross Collins HOSA Students Compete in HOSA Central District Conference
Saturday, February 23
Meridian Community College
Crestwood Elementary School Black History Program
Monday, February 25 - 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Carver Middle School Movie Night
Tuesday, February 26 – 6 to 8 p.m.
Students will watch the movie “Red Tails,” and admission is based on bringing a school supply item.
Meridian High School District Choral Festival (grades 10-12)
Tuesday, February 26
William Carey University
Poplar Springs Elementary School Artist in Residence - Charlie Busler
Wednesday, February 27- Friday, March 1
Third through fifth grade students will complete a mural during this final week of the artist residency.
Carver Middle School Black History Program
Thursday, February 28th – 8:30 a.m.
Special Guest Dustin Markham
Elizabeth E. McDonald
Public Relations Director
Meridian Public Schools