Please make sure you are dressing according to the Meridian Dress Code listed in the handbook.  We are enforcing the school dress code. Please refer to page 33 and 34 of your Student Handbook. Staff are watching. If you are dressed inappropriately you will be sent home to change.


The High School Media Team is taking preorders for the 2020-2021 Yearbook. You may pick up a yearbook form any time. If ordered by May 15th, the 2020-2021 Yearbook preorder cost will be $15. The price will be more after that date.  Please give the form and $15 to Dr. Trover in Room 21 or turn the form and money into the High School Office. Checks can be made to Meridian High School Yearbook.

Students do not hang on the bars on the tent outside you will be reprimanded if caught doing so.


Students: Anyone interested in summer school can pick up permission forms in the front office.


Possible Jobs: Conservation Department: See Guidance

Possible Jobs: Shawnee Development Council: Ages- 16-24 WIOA Program- See Guidance

Apprenticeship Opportunity: Land Surveyors: See Guidance


Students 16 or older new CTE offerings at Shawnee College next year: See Guidance

Trainor Ag Products which is located right next door off the interstate is looking for 1 to 2 part-time workers, which would turn into a full-time job if so desired.  Paul Trainor is the contact and can be reached at 618-534-5990

  All club pictures (FFA, etc.) for the Junior High and High School will be taken on Friday, April 30th.  Beta Club and Student Council will take pictures when Ms. Blake returns as per Ms. Blake’s request. Ms. Cunningham 


For those senior students who have applied for Scholarships through Shawnee Community College, remember to check your email for notifications of award offers (use the email that you used when you signed up in the scholarship database which may have been your shawneecc email, a personal email, or your High School email).   It is very important to watch your email for these offers!



Ms. Cunningham is taking Senior Pictures and Pictures of other high school students that missed their pictures, next week after school from 2-3 o'clock. Retakes are also available. She is also available for a limited number of students third period. Please let her know in advance. Thank you, Mrs.Trover


8th Grade Promotion is May 22nd at 10 am

12th Grade Graduation is May 22nd at 12 noon


Students: Prom will be held May 8th!  Tickets for Prom are available now. Tickets are $5.00


King and Queen Forms can be picked up in the front office (seniors only).

Need a dress, shoes, accessories- go to guidance give your dress and shoe size. Also, check with Ms. Bremer. If you would like to bring a guest from another school, guest forms can be picked up in the front office. Prom tickets are $5.00 per person.


Any male student who is going to be 18 or who has already turned 18 need to come to Guidance and see Mr. Hight.


Students anyone 17 years old with transportation: Dip & Dots is hiring for the summer see Guidance for details.


Seniors watch your scholarship deadlines


Students don’t forget to bring your water bottles from home to use and refill here at school. Also, you can only get water from Ms. Blake’s office between passing class or while on your breathing breaks.


8th Graders and Seniors Cap and Gown cost is $30.00. Make checks out to Balfour.


SENIORS Check your Email Daily- Mr. Hight

Seniors: The guidance has many scholarships:

For example: Rotary Foundation Scholarship

Buffalo Soldiers Scholarship

SIU Credit Union Scholarship

Mediacom Scholarship

NAACP Scholarship

and more…


Seniors create your FSAID. This is a graduation requirement that must be met. After you have created it please print and turn it in to the Guidance Department.



21st Century in various rooms in both buildings

MS Track @ A-J for SIC Meet leaves school @ 7:45

HS Baseball at Century leave Olmsted at 5: 20 p.m.

HS Softball vs Century first pitch at 4:30 p.m.