True Blue Update
True Blue Update: May 12, 2022
MHS Seniors make plans known for next year!
Senior Signing Day at MHS
Over 160 seniors at Meridian High School made the pledge to the colleges and universities they will be attending once they graduate from MHS during a Senior Signing Day Ceremony held at Meridian High School on Friday, May 6, 2022. Ten students signed with different branches of the military.
Online Kindergarten Registration is Open
Online Kindergarten Registration is now taking place in the Meridian Public School District for students who are new to MPSD. Students must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2022. Students can register at www.mpsdk12.net/register4k22.
Thank You to our Community Supporters!
Our teachers were treated to amazing breakfast and lunches all week long by some of our amazing community partners! Witherspoon & Compton, LLC, Pine Belt Land Title, LLC, Trustmark Bank; Hill Real Estate Group, BankPlus, Insurance Center, Citizens National Bank, First State Bank, State Farm Percy Bland Agency, Pigford & Corey, LLC Realtors, Winstead Realty, Community Bank, and Dwell Realty.
MPSD School Board approves 2022-2023 Academic Calendar
March 29, 2022 - The Meridian Public School District Board of Trustees approved the 2022-2023 Academic Calendar during their monthly regular meeting on Monday, March 21, 2022. Teacher professional development will take place on August 1-5, 2022, before students return to campus on Monday, August 8, 2022.
2021-2022 Academic Calendar
View the 2021-2022 Academic Calendar at the link below to find out important dates regarding the school year.
MPSD COVID-19 Updates
Monthly Child Nutrition Menus
5th grade scholars at Crestwood Elementary were given the opportunity to create their own drink collaboratively. After their unique creation, the staff were able to vote for their favorite drinks. The drinks, such as Ocean Water and Kiwi Strawberry Lemonade, were a treat!!! Scholars were able to apply science to real life application. What an amazing experience!
Oakland Heights Elementary
Making Ice Cream at Parkview Elementary
Students in Ms. West’s class read a story about how to make ice cream. After they were finished reading they decided to make their own ice cream!
Poplar Springs Elementary
Learning about the Water Cycle
Ms. Kirsten Meyers’ 4th grade students learned about the Water Cycle recently and then got to create their very own ”water cycle in a bag”!
TJ Harris Upper Elementary
Fifth graders at TJ Harris Upper were rewarded for their hard work and finishing strong on their state science test.
TJ Harris Lower Elementary
West Hills Elementary
Carver Middle School
Magnolia Middle School
Northwest Middle School
Meridian High School
Meridian High School Named National Beta School of Merit
Meridian, MS, May 3, 2022 - Meridian Public School District is proud to announce that Meridian High School is a 2021-2022 National Beta School of Merit. The school earned this recognition by offering National Beta to all eligible grades on their campus. National Junior Beta includes grades 4-8 and National Senior Beta includes grades 9-12.
Ross Collins Career and Technical Center
Young Entrepreneur Expo at Ross Collins Career and Technical Center
The first Youth Entrepreneur Expo took place on Thursday, May 5, 2022, from 9 a.m.-Noon at Ross Collins Career and Technical Center. Students at Ross Collins Career and Technical Center had the opportunity to learn how to obtain an LLC, learn about personal and business credit, and hear local success stories from local small business owners.
Two Meridian high basketball players sign to continue athletic and academic careers
MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Meridian high school basketball players Charity Hinton and Jayda Jones signed to continue their athletic and academic career. Guard, Jayda Jones signed to continue her career with Belhaven University. Jones was one of the Lady Wildcats top defenders. "It means everything to me," said Jones.
Powe, Faulkner helped guide Meridian to 6A title
The Meridian High School girls basketball team made it to the MHSAA Class 6A Final Four in 2021 and 2020 but was eliminated in the semifinals both times. With nine seniors, headlined by Mississippi State signee Debresha Powe, this was the year the Lady Wildcats were hungry to finally get over the hump.
Lady Wildcats' Debreasha Powe named to Premier Preps Girls Basketball Team
2021-22 Premier Preps Girls Basketball Team
Junior Point guard Choctaw Central Why she's here: A key member of Choctaw Central MHSAA Class 4A state championship team, Bell averaged 10.2 points per game, 3.5 rebounds per game and 1.4 assists per contest to help lead the Lady Warriors to a 29-4 season.
Wildcats' Demarcus Powe named to Premier Preps Boys Basketball Team
2021-22 Premier Preps Boys Basketball Team
Senior Forward Northeast Lauderdale Why he's here: Blaylock was Northeast Lauderdale's "sixth man" and excelled in that role, finishing with 10.5 points, nine rebounds and two blocks per game for the Trojans. He signed with Copiah-Lincoln Community College to continue his basketball career.
Wildcats' Anderson named to Premier Preps Boys Soccer Team
2021-22 PREMIER PREPS BOYS SOCCER TEAM
Senior Center midfielder Clarkdale Why he's here: Anders was named to the Mississippi Association of Coaches' All-Star soccer team after he finished the season with 19 goals and 14 assists. He was named first-team All-Region for the fourth consecutive season and signed with East Central Community College to continue his soccer career.
SEL Resources for Parents
Home Connects printouts describe what your child is learning in Respectful Ways courses, including: 1) Learning Objectives, 2) Let’s Chat Conversation Questions, 3) Respectful Ways Q&A, and 4) Home Connects Activity ideas.
Respectful Ways SEL curriculum as a whole offers hundreds of research-based, interactive activities to capture the hearts of your children in fun and engaging ways.
Your child learns the importance of Compassion, Perseverance, Respect and Responsibility, and they're given insights and social-and-emotional tools to help them achieve these goals.
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MPSD Is On Peachjar!
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