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MPSD Teachers Honored by City of Meridian

Teachers at Northwest Middle and West Hills Elementary Honored by City of Meridian Recently

Mayor Percy Bland, Meridian Parks and Recreation Director Kelvin McGruder, and local businesses, Cartoons and Balloons and Nino's Daycare, will be recognizing an outstanding teacher or staff member from two MPSD schools a month during the 2013-14 school year. 

Congratulations to Ms. Hill at Northwest and Ms. Pippin at West Hills who were honored recently with a surprise classroom visit, $25 gift card from Nino’s Daycare, and roses from Cartoons and Balloons.

Northwest - Kimberly Hill Ms. Hill teaches 8th Grade Pre-Algebra and Algebra. She was selected for her ability to engage students in actively learning Math, going out of her way to tutor students at their convenience, and taking the initiative to work collaboratively with her peers. 


Pictured left to right - Kelvin McGruder, Meridian Parks and Recreation Director; Percy Bland, Meridian Mayor; Kimberly Hill, Northwest Middle School Math teacher; Dr. Alvin Taylor, MPSD Superintendent; Jackie McFarland, Northwest Middle School Principal; and Justus Booth, Northwest Middle School Assistant Principal.


West Hills - Britney Pippin Ms. Pippin teaches first grade and is being recognized for having lesson plans, assessments, and newsletters turned in on time, having perfect attendance, being on time to work each day, going above and beyond the call of duty, keeping a positive attitude, and updating grades in the grade book on time.


Pictured left to right - Kelvin McGruder, Meridian Parks and Recreation Director; Britney Pippin, West Hills Elementary first grade teacher; Dr. Alvin Taylor, MPSD Superintendent; Percy Bland, Meridian Mayor; and Candi Robertson, West Hills Elementary Principal.  

Congratulations to Ms. Hill and Ms. Pippin! We are very proud of you!

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