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MPS - Feb. Calendar

Feb 7, 2013 - Feb 28, 2013 See Schedule

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Carver Middle School Valentine’s Dance

Thursday, February 7 – 6 to 8 p.m.

Carver Cafeteria

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.

Northwest Auditorium

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.

PSE Auditorium

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.

Northwest Gymnasium



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.

Magnolia Gym



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

Starkville, MS



Ross Collins DECA Students Compete in State DECA Competition

Thursday, February 21 through Friday, February 22

Jackson, MS



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.

Crestwood Cafeteria/Auditorium



Carver Middle School Movie Night

Tuesday, February 26 – 6 to 8 p.m.

Carver Library

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.

Carver Gym

Special Guest Dustin Markham

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