Author Louise Borden Visits Stone County Schools

Children’s author Louise Borden recently visited Stone County schools and the after-school program. Using books donated by Wynn and Carolyn Alexander, this project was an official Bicentennial program supported by a grant from the Mississippi Humanities Council and the Mississippi Development Authority.

The Performing Arts Workshop for Grades 1-12

Happy 100 Stone CountyJune 20-24, 2016

Were you born to entertain? Do you love performing in front of an audience? If the answer is yes, this is the camp for you! Come join us as we rock out this summer to hits from Broadway and famous music artists in a performance sure to be a smash hit.

Under the direction of Performing Arts Director, Daisha Walker, participants will explore the basics of performing [singing, dancing, and acting]. FOR 27 YEARS WE HAVE OFFERED AN OUTLET FOR CHILDREN TO SHOWCASE AND EXPAND THEIR TALENTS!!!! Let your little star shine with us this summer as we help them find their genius. This workshop is sponsored by the Fine Arts Department of MGCCC, Perkinston Campus and the MS Arts Commission.

Registration: June 20, 2016: 8:30 a.m. [morning session] 12: 45 p.m. [afternoon session].  

Cost: $80.00 per half day participants   

*Students going into 4th grade may participate in both sessions for $150.00

*Siblings attending the workshop receive a $10.00 discount after the first child

(1st child – $80.00 and 2nd child – $70.00). Due to the limited number of participant spots, a $25.00 non-refundable deposit is required per participant.
Schedule: Morning Session [1-4th] begins at 8:45 a.m. and ends at 12:00 noon.  

Lunch for 4th graders attending all day begins at 12:00 and ends at 1:15 p.m.

Afternoon Session [5th-12th] begins at 1:15 p.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m.

Students should be dropped off and picked up in Malone Hall Lobby, Perkinston Campus.

Breaks/Lunch: Refreshments are provided (please inform us of any dietary restrictions). If the participants are attending morning and afternoon sessions, they may bring a drink and sack lunch. A supervised lunch period will be provided between 12:00 and 1:15 p.m.  
Limitations: Workshops will be limited to 50 participants per session – first come, first-serve basis.  
Exhibits: The participants will perform their show for the community at 7pm on Friday, June 24, 2016  

Scholarships: There are a limited amount of full and ½ scholarships available. We need a letter from an instructor or youth counselor demonstrating both the financial need and benefit for the child to be considered for the scholarship.

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P.A.A.W. – Application/Pre-Registration

Due to limited space and number of participants, a $25.00 non-refundable deposit is required. The $55.00 balance is due by 6/20/16. Checks should be made payable to MGCCC and mailed to: Performing Arts Workshop, MGCCC, Malone Hall, P.O. Box 548, Perkinston, MS 39573. For more information, please call Daisha Walker at 601- 928-6289 or 228-669-9747 or email:

Workshop Choices [please check one of the following]:

_______ 4th grade attending morning & afternoon sessions 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. $150

_______ Half Day Performing Arts Grades 1st – 4th (8:45a.m. to 12 noon) $80

_______ Half- Day Performing Arts Grades 5th -12th (1:15 p.m. to 4:30p.m.) $80

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