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  • Former Meridian 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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  • MPSD schools and offices closed November 22-26, 2021 for Thanksgiving Break

    All Meridian Public School District Schools and Offices will be closed Monday, November 22-Friday, November 26, 2021, for the Thanksgiving Holidays. Schools and Offices will reopen on Monday, November 29, 2021. We hope everyone has a fantastic Thanksgiving Break!

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  • United Way donates hand sanitizer to MPSD

    The Meridian Public School District is thankful to community partner the United Way of East Mississippi for their donation of hand sanitizer for use in MPSD schools and offices.

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  • True Blue Update: November 16, 2021

    As we prepare for the Thanksgiving Holidays, take a look at all we have to be thankful for in MPSD!

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  • Super readers at Oakland Heights Elementary

    Congratulations to Mrs. Topcik’s Kindergarten Class and Mr. Williams’ 2nd Grade Class at Oakland Heights Elementary for the most number of books read in their grade level in the entire district and the highest percentage correct on the Accelerated Reader Tests in the District.

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  • Parkview Elementary named Totally Tech-Tastic School for October

    Congratulations to Parkview Elementary School leaders, teachers, and students for being this month's Totally Tech-Tastic School of the Month. They received the honor in a surprise ceremony on Monday, November 8, 2021

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  • Families of kindergarten – 3rd grade students invited to regional literacy meetings across state

    Today, The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) kicks off a series of eight regional literacy meetings across the state for families of students in kindergarten through 3rd grade. All meetings are from 6 –7 p.m. and no registration is required. The first one takes place tonight in McComb. Other locations include Oxford, Jackson, Moss Point, Yazoo City, Itta Bena, and Starkville.

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  • Update from MPSD Athletic Director Dr. Cheyenne Trussell

    We began using GoFan at the start of the pandemic and districts across the state have had success shifting to digital tickets as well, and we think our fans will enjoy being able to purchase tickets from their mobile devices.

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  • MPSD Office of Public Relations wins awards at state conference

    The Meridian Public School District and Matt Davis, Director of Public Relations were recognized for excellence during the 2021 Mississippi School Public Relations Association’s annual awards luncheon on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, in Jackson, MS.

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  • Hearns and 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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  • True Blue Update: November 2, 2021

    Take a look at all of the great things taking place in the True Blue Update for November 2, 2021. Featured in this edition: MHS Homecoming Queen and King Announced, MPSD Athletics and GoFan extend partnership for digital athletic event tickets, Elementary Schools celebrate Red Ribbon Week, and so much more!

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