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    Honoring the Fall 2022 Retirees

    Congratulations to the 2022 Fall Retirees for the Meridian Public School District. Ceremonies were held on Thursday, December 15, 2022, to honor them for their dedication to the Meridian Public School District.

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    True Blue Update: December 13, 2022

    True Blue Update: There's so much taking place in MPSD. Plus, Winter Break is almost here.

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    Celebrating the top STAR readers for November

    Mrs. Radcliffe and Mrs. Bailey have been busy celebrating the classes that have shown the most growth on STAR progress monitoring for the month of November. Those classes had the chance to celebrate by making holiday ornaments and reading holiday stories.

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  • J. Dillard high-fives a student at TJ Harris Upper Elementary on Monday, December 12, 2022.

    Author, MHS Alum visits TJ Harris Upper Elementary

    Fifth-grade students at T.J. Harris Upper Elementary School received a free copy of "J.D. and the Great Barber Battle," written by critically acclaimed Children's Book Author and Meridian native J. Dillard. Dillard visited the school Monday, December 12, 2022. "J.D. and the Greater Barber Battle” is the first title in his multi-award-winning children's book series, "J.D. the Kid Barber.” Dillard is a member of Meridian High School's Class of 1994. 

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    State Board of Education seeks high school sophomores to apply for 2023-24 junior representative Board position

    JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi State Board of Education (SBE) is seeking applications from high school sophomores to serve as the new high school junior student representative on the SBE Board for the 2023-24 school year. Application deadline is Jan. 27, 2023.

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    Poplar Springs Elementary presents the 36th Annual Giving Feast

    Students and faculty at Poplar Springs Elementary performed during the 36th Annual Giving Feast on Friday, December 9, 2022. Thanks to students, faculty, and the community, the school was able to collect and donate toys to the Wesley House.

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    Paper + MDE: ❄️ 12 Days of Paper Missions Challenge

    As the holidays quickly approach, Paper is thrilled to announce the 12 Days of Paper Missions Challenge across the state of Mississippi to encourage all 3rd-12th grade students to complete the new, daily Paper Missions from December 5th-20th. 

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    Congratulations to Parkview Science Fair Winners

    Congratulations to the following students for placing in the science fair that recently took place at Parkview Elementary. 

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    Harris Upper holds 2022 Science Fair

    Congratulations to the winners of the TJ Harris Upper Elementary Science Fair that took place last week.

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    Monthly School Board Meeting on December 12, 2022

    There will be a Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Meridian Public School District on Monday, December 12, 2022, beginning at 5:30 PM at Meridian High School Multi-Purpose Building, located at 2320 32nd Street.

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    Poplar Springs holds 3rd annual Night of Lights

    Poplar Springs Elementary's Third Annual Night of Lights was a great success! Thank you to all who stopped by and donated a toy or monetarily to benefit the Giving Feast, which took place on Friday, December 9, 2022

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    Science After Dark at Magnolia Middle School

    The Magnolia Middle School Science Club’s ‘Science After Dark ’ event was out of this world! Student scientists led demonstrations and taught lessons on a variety of topics. Magnolia’s gym was transformed into an interactive science lab.

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    MPSD to host MAAP Assessment meetings for parents of 2nd and 3rd graders

    The Meridian Public School District is excited to host a Parent Meeting for parents of 2nd and 3rd-grade MPSD students. The meetings will take place on December 6 and December 13 at Noon and 5:30 p.m. in the MHS Multipurpose Building on the campus of Meridian High School.

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    MHS students showcase talents onstage

    The Meridian High School Department of Theater and Performing  Arts took the stage to showcase their acting talent in “It was Never Designed with Negros in Mind: The Slaughter of Mary Turner.” Here are some photos from opening night, which was Wednesday, November 30, 2022.

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    MHS students experience "Tastes of the World"

    The Girls with Pearls event for November saw MHS students sample food and learn about different cultures during the Tastes of the World event on Wednesday, November 30, 2022. MHS graduate and former Girls with Pearls Ambassador, Alyssa Lanier, spoke to those in attendance about the impact the program has had on her life.

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