There will be a summer school worker meeting in the Library on Tuesday, May 18th at 2: 15 p.m.


Senior Favorite Pictures will be taken today!


Middle School Student Council will be sponsoring an Appreciation Dinner for Middle School Basketball and Cheerleaders on May 19th, 2021 in the cafeteria from 1:15 – 1:55 p.m.


Seniors Last day of attendance is today. Friday, May 14th!


All Boys and Girls Track Uniforms need to be turned in to the office today!


Regional Tournament 2021:  Boys

7th Grade 110m         2nd Place             Kenyal Gilbert

100m                                        2nd Place              Kevin Emmanuel

7th Grade 100m         1st Place               Brandon Pratt

4x 200 Relay              1st Place               Kenyal Gilbert

Malachi Harris,         Brandon Pratt,   Hezekiah Tipler

7th Grade 4 x 2 Relay 1st Place            Brandon Pratt

Malachi Harris, Kameren Barnett,    Aundreavion Hyte

600m Run              6th Place                 Hezekiah Tipler

Long Jump              6th Place                 Kenyal Gilbert

800m Run              4th Place                 Tyrant Mackins?

200m Dash            4th Place                 Kenyal Gilbert

4 x 4 Relay             4th Place                 Kevin Emmanuel

Hezekiah Tipler,   Brandon Pratt,    Aundreavion Hyte


4 x 2 Relay            3rd Place          Santana Gilbert

Lailah Hite,           Kiara Lane,     Jayla Meeks

8th Grade 100m   5th Place          Jayla Meeks

Hurdles                  3rd Place         Jayla Meeks 



Congratulations to Prom King Kameron White and Prom Queen Trinity Vaughn!!!!!

 Students it is getting warm outside! 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. 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. *******We are extending the $15 dollar price if the order is placed by next Thursday, May 20th. You can also come to my room and tell me if you would like to order one and are waiting to get money here before school is out. Thank You!  Dr. Trover*******


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

 Attention Students: 16 years and up: If you are interested in maintenance work at Meridian this summer. Please sign-up in Guidance.

The Lunch Box in Mounds is taking applications for work. If interested stop by the Lunch Box in Mounds.


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

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!


8th Grade Promotion is May 22nd at 10 am

12th Grade Graduation is May 22nd at 12 noon


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.


SENIORS Check your Email Daily- Mr. Hight

Seniors: The guidance has many scholarships:

For example: Rotary Foundation Scholarship

SIU Credit Union Scholarship

Mediacom Scholarship

and more…


Seniors:  If you want to go on the senior trip sign-up in the Guidance Office.



HS Baseball at Cahokia bus leaves school at 12:00 p.m.

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