Dec. 14, 2000

By Staff
Editor's note: Information for School News should be submitted to The Star's office by noon on the Tuesday before publication.
School News is a schedule of upcoming events, programs and other activities on local school and college campuses. Information may also be mailed to P.O. Box 1591, Meridian, MS 39301; faxed to 485-1275; or e-mailed to shancock@themeridianstar.com (make information part of e-mail message, not an attachment).
The seventh grade students at Magnolia Middle School will accept donations for Wesley House through Dec. 20.
SCOOBA To accommodate students unable to register during regular hours, East Mississippi Community College will remain open Jan. 4 until 6 p.m. Registration will be held in the Stennis Hall Lobby on the Scooba campus.
East Mississippi Community College, Meridian Naval Air Station Extension, will offer short-term afternoon and night classes Jan. 8 to March 7.
Some classes meet from 4 to 7 p.m.: Western Civilization I, Traffic Law, English Composition I, Physical Science Survey with Lab and General Psychology on Mondays and Wednesdays; and Principles of Accounting I, General Biology I with Lab, Introduction to Computer Concepts, Calculus I, The Real Number System and Old Testament Survey on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Some classes meet from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.: Legal Environment of Business, Criminal Investigation II, English Composition II, English Literature I, American History I, American National Government on Mondays and Wednesdays; and Microcomputer Applications, American Literature I, Human Growth &Development, College Algebra and Physical Science Survey with Lab on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Final registration for new students is Jan. 4-5.
All short-term classes meet twice a week. For registration information, call (601) 679-3570 or (662) 476-5041.
SCOOBA East Mississippi Community College will offer classes over the Internet beginning Jan. 8.
To take classes from the Mississippi Virtual Community College, students should have access to a computer and an e-mail address. These online classes are transferable to other community colleges in the state of Mississippi.
Spring Internet classes are: Principles of Accounting I, Art Appreciation, General Biology I (two sections), General Biology II, Microcomputer Applications, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Introduction to Corrections, Introduction to Computer Concepts (two sections), English Composition II, Human Growth and Development, Mortuary Anatomy II, Psychosocial Counseling in Funeral Services, World Geography, World Civilization I, Personal and Community Health, College Algebra (with Graphical Approach), General Psychology, Oral Communications and American History I.
Classes begin Jan. 8.
For registration information, call (662) 476-5009 or (662) 476-5041.
The Meridian Community College Literary Review is offering a call for works for its next publication.
Writers of almost all ages high school students, community college students and community residents are encouraged to submit their work. The contest has three categories: short story, informal essay and poetry. Contestants can enter one or all categories.
There is a $50 award for each first place; $25 for each second place; and $15 for each third place. Prizes are furnished by The MCC Foundation.
Entries must be submitted no later than March 1, 2001. Mail entries to The Review Literary Contest, Attention Steve Owen, 910 Highway 19 North, Meridian, MS 39307.

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