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This Just In…is a weekly publication of the MPS Communication Office. Events are submitted to the Communication Office by schools and are subject to change. Media are advised to confirm the date and time of an event and must call the Communication Office at (334) 223-6848 or 223-6873 for authorization to visit a school or photograph and interview students or staff.

THIS JUST IN… May 21-25, 2018

We’ve come to the last week of the school year, and graduating seniors aren’t the only ones marking an important transition. Several elementary schools are holding promotional ceremonies for their fifth-graders who will be entering middle school next year. See details below.


Monday, May 21


Garrett Elementary will hold its fifth-grade exit program at 9 a.m.


Morningview Elementary will have its fifth-grade promotional ceremony at 9:30 a.m. at Morningview Baptist Church.


Bear Exploration Center students will celebrate their many accomplishments with an End of the Year Celebration. Students will participate in activities surrounding the school’s yearlong western theme, including horse riding, roping skills, old fashioned games, and a petting zoo.


Carver Elementary and Arts Magnet will hold its pre-K celebration at 9 a.m.


Tuesday, May 22


Bear Exploration Center will welcome representatives from Alabama Power to speak to fourth-graders through the Safe-T-Opolis. This free program  teaches kids how and why to be safe around electricity.


Carver Elementary and Arts Magnet will have its fifth-grade promotional day at 9 a.m.


Bear Exploration Center students who are members of the Majorettes will put on a performance with members of the Bear Feet Jump Rope Team.


Morningview Elementary will have its final honors assemblies starting at 8:30 a.m.


Garrett Elementary will have its pre-K exit program at 9 a.m. and its second-grade honors program at 2 p.m.


Wednesday, May 23


Bear Exploration Center students who are anchors and technicians on the school’s closed-circuit television station, WBEC, will have their final meeting of the school year.  

Garrett Elementary will have its first-grade honors program at 8:30 a.m. and its third-grade honors program at 2 p.m.


Thursday, May 24


Last day of school for students.