MHS News and Notes

  •  2022 MHS Homecoming King and Queen

    Jenkins and Brown named 2022 MHS Homecoming Queen and King

    Congratulations to MHS Senior Haley Jenkins on being named the 2022 MHS Homecoming Queen and Senior Elijah Brown on being named the MHS Homecoming King. Jenkins and Brown were crowned during halftime of the Wildcats' victory over Petal on Friday, October 21, 2022.

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  •  Senior Homecoming Court Members Marlaina Baylor and Elijah Brown

    2022 MHS Homecoming Court Announced

    Congratulations to the students who were named to the 2022 MHS Homecoming Court. Meridian High School will crown the 2022 Homecoming Queen at halftime when the Wildcats host Petal on Friday, October 21, 2022.

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  • Tailgating at MHS Homecoming 2021

    Tailgating Information for the 2022 Homecoming Game

    Tailgating returns to Ray Stadium for the MHS Homecoming game on Friday, October 21, 2022, against Petal. See attachment for more info.

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  •  H.O.S.A. students from RCCTC learn more about careers in the health field.

    H.O.S.A students learn more about health care fields

    H.O.S.A. students from Ross Collins Career and Technical Center learn more about careers in the health industry from Jamie Dean, Radiologic Technologist Anderson Regional Health System, during a tour of the hospital’s lab, patient rehab, and radiology departments on Friday, March 25, 2022.

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  •  Photo of the MHS Freshmen Singers.

    MHS Freshmen Singers receive Superior Rating at District V Choral Festival

    The MHS Freshmen Singers received a Superior rating in sight-reading on Thursday, February 24, 2022, at the District V Choral Festival and will be advancing to compete in the State Choral Festival in March. Congratulations on a job well done!

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  •  MHS band at MVSU

    Seven members of the Wildcat band commit to MVSU

    On a recent trip to Mississippi Valley State University, nine seniors from the Wildcat Band were offered scholarships. Seven of those students accepted and will be marching with the Mean Green Marching Band in the Fall.

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  •  MHS graduation ceremony

    UPDATE; MHS Graduation will now take place on Friday, May 27, 2022, at 9 a.m.

    The 2022 graduating class of Meridian High School will walk across the stage on Friday, May 27, 2022 at 9 a.m. Please read for important information about this year's ceremony.

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  •  2022 MHS Star Teacher and Star Student

    MHS Senior Shrishti Srivastava named Star Student; Reed named Star Teacher

    MHS Senior Shrishti Srivastava has been named STAR Student for the 2021-2022 school year by the Mississippi Economic Council (MEC) M. B. Swayze Foundation, sponsor of the Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program.

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  • February 10 Get2College Virtual Parent Meeting

    Get2College Virtual Parent Meeting next week

    Meridian High School students and parents will have the opportunity to speak with representatives from Get2College during a Virtual Parent Meeting on February 10, 2022, at 6 p.m. 

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  •  Members of the MHS A-team Science Club at the Salvation Army

    A-Team Science Club at MHS has a busy Fall

    Members of the A-Team Science Club were busy giving back to their community in the fall!

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  •  MHS students perform in Decoration Day on Thursday, December 2, 2021.

    MHS' Wildcat Players win big at DramaFest Theatre Competition

    Congratulations to the Meridian High School Department of Theatre & Performing Arts for putting on an outstanding performance of "Decoration Day: The Annihilation of Black Wall Street" at the Regional DramaFest Theatre Competition this past weekend.

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  • Message for MHS Principal Angela McQuarley

    Here is an important message from MHS Principal Angela McQuarley.

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  •  Former Meridian Mayor, Cheri Barry, speaks to MHS students at a Girls with Pearls event.

    Former mayor speaks at Girls with Pearls event

    Tenth-Twelfth grade girls at Meridian High School had a special guest during November’s Girls With Pearls Mentor group on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at Meridian High School. Guest speakers for the event were Cheri Barry, Executive Director of the Foundation for Rush and former mayor of Meridian, and Tabbotha Adams-Jones, founder of Girls with Pearls.

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  •  Photo of Hearns and Essix being crowned MHS Homecoming Queen and King

    Kennedy Hearns and Chase Essix crowned MHS Homecoming Queen and King

    Congratulations to Meridian High School homecoming queen Kennedy Hearns, and MHS Homecoming King, Chase Essix. The MHS seniors were named the 2021 Homecoming Queen and King during halftime of the Wildcats’ game against Terry on Friday, October 29, 2021.

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  •  MHS ninth-graders at the Betabox mobile lab on October 13, 2021.

    GEAR UP Mississippi partners with Betabox for STEM outreach

    Mississippi’s Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) initiative is partnering with North Carolina-based Betabox Learning to provide a STEM outreach initiative for the Meridian and Greenville public school districts in the 2021-2022 school year. The collaboration provides students and teachers in Meridian and Greenville — two districts served under the GEAR UP Mississippi initiative administered by Mississippi State University — access to high-quality, hands-on STEM experiences and curriculum. It marks the first endeavor between Betabox and Mississippi public schools.

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  •  Photo of MHS tailgating letter

    Tailgating to return to campus on October 29, 2021, for homecoming

    We are excited to announce that tailgating will return to Ray Stadium on Friday, October 29, 2021, for Homecoming 2021. The Wildcats will host Terry and kickoff is at 7 p.m. Please see this letter for rules and guidelines regarding tailgating and how to reserve your spot today!

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  •  Photo of a water bottle refilling station at MHS.

    Water bottle refilling stations installed on MPSD campuses

    We spoke with Clay Sims, MPSD Director of Operations, about the new water bottle refilling stations being installed on all MPSD campuses. The water bottle refilling stations, which were purchased with government ESSER funds, are apart of the district’s commitment to providing safe learning environments for our staff and students.

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  •  MHS students with supplies collected for Hurricane Ida relief efforts.

    MHS students give back to those affected by Hurricane Ida

    Meridian High School students are giving a helping hand to those in need. Due to the number of supplies being donated by the students, the staging area where supplies were being collected had to be enlarged.

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  •  GEAR UP Logo

    GEAR UP Week in the City of Meridian

    Meridian Public School District will celebrate “Gear Up Week” September 20-24, 2021. The Meridian Public School District joins the Greenville and McComb school districts as the only three in the state to receive the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) grant, a federally funded program designed to increase the number of students who graduate from high school and succeed in postsecondary education.

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  •  Ninth grade students tour Ross Collins

    MHS ninth graders tour Ross Collins

    Over the past two days, ninth-grade students from Meridian High School have gotten the chance to see what Ross Collins Career and Technical Center — one of the state’s oldest career and technical centers is all about.

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