Upcoming events

Published 11:04 am Wednesday, August 22, 2012

• Warren Central High School — Open House, 6 p.m. Monday.

• FRC Team 456/Siege Robotics Team — Applications due Aug. 31 from all high schools.

• Mississippi College Fall Preview Days — For high school students and parents; check-in, 1 p.m. Sept. 8 at Nelson Hall or 8 a.m. Nov. 3 at B.C. Rogers Student Center; visit with President Lee Royce, attend a class, tailgate on the Quad, more; 601-925-3800 or admissions@mc.edu for more information.

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• GRE Review Course — 6-10 p.m. Sept. 25 and 27 and Oct. 2 at Mississippi College; cost, $249; preregister by Sept. 12; www.mc.edu/offices/ce or 601-925-3263 for more information.

• VFW Post 2572 Voice of Democracy/Patriot Pen Contests — “Is Our Constitution Still Relevant?” audio essay (3-5 minutes) for grades 9-12 and “What I Would Tell America’s Founding Fathers” written essay (300-400 words) for grades 6-8; cash awards, scholarships; deadline for entries is Nov. 1; entry forms and information available at www.vfw.org/Community/Programs/Voice of Democracy, at 1918 Washington St. from 4-7 p.m. or by calling Tom Tinney at 601-661-6168 or 601-218-1010 for the audio essay and Pat Tinney at 601-661-6168 or 601-415-9731 for the written essay.

• Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy — Seeking nominations for the Send My Teacher program, a week of professional development focused on math and science education for instructors of grades 3-5; nominations accepted from parents or students, deadline is Oct. 31; www.SendMyTeacher.com.