News Around the District

Blood Drive March 22nd  Call the office for details    

Strategic Planning meeting to Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 from 6-7pm.  All parents are welcome to attend.

Order your HS Yearbook the cost is $15.00.

 Seniors: Scholarship deadlines are approaching quickly. Get them turned in to Guidance.

 FCCLA Talen Show  7th Hour on 3/28

Attention Senior Ladies! The Prom Boutique is an event in Carbondale to provide girls in Southern Illinois with Free Prom Dresses and help make their prom unforgettable. This event will happen on Sunday, March 31st at the Carbondale Civic Center from 2:30 -5:30 p.m. The cost is Free. Students must bring their High School I.D.  for more information you may email to  There will also be a scholarship that will be given away to a high school senior.


Illinois custodian with master’s degree seizes opportunity with statewide teacher shortage       KFVS 12 - 3/13/19

Check out the calendar on this website for more school activities.  











 Janaury  Superintendent Letter.pdf 

 Click on this link for information on our upcoming planning meeting on January 28th from 5:00 - 6:00 
 Strategic Planning 1.pdf 

Homecoming will be Saturday, February 16th 2019.  Guest Forms and King and Queen Candidate forms are available for pick up in the front office. See Mrs. Blake.


Juniors will be taking the SAT on April 9th.

Freshman will be taking the PSAT on April 10th.

Sophomores will be taking the PSAT on April 11th.



Congratulations to the Lady Bobkits for winning their Regional on 1/14/19.

The Pulaski-Alexander Soil and Water Conservation District puts out an essay contest every year for Century, Egyptian, and Meridian.  Each school has a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner plus an overall winner. 1st place gets $50.00, 2nd place gets $25.00, 3rd place gets $15.00.  The Horticulture class entered 6 essays and here are our winners:

-1st place: Virginia Crecelius
-2nd place: C. Wyatt Helton
-3rd place: Treston Masters
These three get to attend the annual soil and water conservation meeting on February 21 at Shawnee College where they will get their awards!  



 November Superintendent Letter.pdf 

 PRINCIPAL CORNER 3 - November 2018.pdf   

  Basketball Schedules are posted here .


 What do you want for your children.pdf 


   Learn more about our School Based Mental Health Therapist

  Superintendent Letter September 2018.pdf 

  We have 2017-2018 yearbooks available for $20 each.

 Picture Retake Day will be November 15th.


    CONGRATULATIONS to Donnell Flowers for exhibiting outstanding leadership qualities of a young successful entrepreneur at the Illinois Extension Center Entrepreneurship camp held over the summer at SCC for 7th 8th, and 9th graders. Donnell was awarded a certificate of Excellence in Young Entrepreneurship. When you see Donnell today show him some Bobcat Pride! We are proud of you! 


 Check out the Elementary and Middle School/High School pages for more information.  


2018-19 Extra Duty Positions Available

HS Girls Basketball Assistant Coach

HS Boys Basketball Assistant Coach




Meridian Board of Education Election Notice

Meridian School Board will have 3 vacant seats that will need to be filled in the April 2, 2019 election.  The attached notice gives instructions on how to be a Write-In Candidate (our district did not have any candidates to turn in petitions for the election). 

Board election Write-In deadline newspaper notice 2019.pdf 

Declaration of Intent to be a Write-In Candidate.pdf