District Headlines and News

  • Gifted Referral Process Is Open Until October 1, 2021

    The gifted referral process is open for grades 2nd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade until October 1, 2021.

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  • Northwest Middle School named Totally Tech-tastic School of the Month

    Congratulations to Northwest Middle school leaders, teachers, and students for being this month's Totally Tech-Tastic School of the Month in a surprise ceremony on Thursday, September 23, 2021. The Bulldogs are being recognized for going over and beyond in successfully integrating Canvas and Google Apps in the classroom.

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  • 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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  • Working Together Mississippi Parent Conference Oct. 7

    Building Partnerships…Working Together Mississippi Parent Conference. This event will provide guidance and training for parents, teachers, advocates, and others as it pertains to children with disabilities. The conference will be held in person at the Hilton on County Line Road in Jackson. Guests will also have the option to attend virtually.

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • True Blue Update: September 10, 2021

    Meridian Public School District has joined a nationwide effort to celebrate the Attendance Awareness Campaign in September and has pledged to raise awareness about the value of regular school attendance and focus on reducing chronic absenteeism in the new school year.

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  • MPSD Announces Local Efforts to Celebrate the Attendance Awareness Campaign

    Chronic absence disproportionately affects children from low-income families and communities of color, creating attendance gaps that exacerbate achievement gaps in local schools.

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  • Crestwood students learn about the importance of attending school daily

    Leslie Jenkins, counselor at Crestwood Elementary, coordinated with Denise Todd, MDE Attendance Officer, to present to students the importance of being at school.

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  • MHS Counselors help Freshman begin with end in mind

    "Beginning With the End in Mind," MHS Freshman Academy Counselors, Mrs. Regina Wheaton, and Mrs. Holli Cobb are helping ninth-grade students begin their journey as the Class of 2025.

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  • MHS hosts Meet and Greet with Business Community

    Members of the community were welcomed to the campus of Meridian High School on Thursday, September 2, 2021, for a Meet and Greet with principal Angela Mcquarley and Rob Smith, director of Ross Collins Career and Technical Center.

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  • MPSD schools recognized for work in PBIS

    Congratulations to the following schools for receiving PBIS recognition and incentives for their work regarding PBIS this year!

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