Announcements

MERIDIAN JR/SR
HIGH SCHOOL
ANNOUNCEMENT
January 9, 2023

Quote of the day: “The future starts today, not tomorrow “~ Pope John
Paul II


Attention ALL SENIORS & 8 th GRADERS: The cap, gown, and tassel is $34. The deadline to pay is March 31 st .


Congratulations to Laniya Barnett who was the winner of the “Voice of Democracy” Essay
contest winner for the VFW Veterans of Foreign Wars 15 th District. She attended an awards
banquet in Marion on Saturday. We are PROUD of you Laniya!


There is a High School Track and Field Sign-up sheet in the front office any questions see Ms.
Chambers


MS Girls Basketball need to report back to the school y 5 p.m. today.


There will be a Jr. High Scholar Bowl practice tomorrow during the Jr High lunch block and then
we have a meet on Wednesday. Mr. Waters


Senior athletes will take pictures today for gym posters at 2:15 p.m.


Student will be released at 2 p.m. If you do not have your uniforms, please make arrangements
to have it brought to the school or see Mr. Pearman. Make-up pictures will be taken at 2:15
p.m. tomorrow, prior to the high school boys’ basketball game for absent students or those with
other obligations with the fast start program.


Monday is the last day for schedule changes.


Any junior high students who were in art first semester need to come to Mr. C's room to pick up any artwork that they made if they would like to keep them. Please do this before Friday, the 13th. Available times to pick up artwork are in the morning before 8 a.m., 6th hour, and after
school.


There will be a High School Beta Club meeting Monday, January 9, during advisory. Members
report to Mrs. Harris room immediately after lunch. I will send teachers a list later today.

Attention Students: NO students should be on the stage unless you have permission to do so.
Senior Scholarship Opportunity!


SIU Credit Union Scholarship is available in the guidance office. It is a 1,000 dollar
scholarship opportunity. Deadline to apply for this scholarship is March 31, 2023
The Jackie Robinson Scholarship Foundation. See Guidance if interested. Deadline to apply
is January 11 th .


Save the Abandoned babies Foundation Scholarship 1,000 dollars--See guidance if
interested!


PTSO (Parent Teacher Student Organization) Scholarship is available in the guidance office
If anyone is interested in becoming an EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) please stop by
guidance and see Ms. Regina. There is a program being offered for the spring semester at
Shawnee College on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6-9:45 p.m. after you pass the
course there are immediate job placements available. You have to be 18 years old by March
2023 to be eligible for the program.


Senior Job Opportunities: Cache River Watershed. Temporary position available for 6
months. We are currently recruiting candidates for a Biological Science Technician, GS-
0404-5 at Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge, located in Ullin, IL. We are seeking a
motivated individual with strong organizational and problem-solving skills for this
temporary appointment. Must be able to work independently and as part of a dynamic team.
Duties include but are not limited to invasive species treatment, biological surveys, and a
variety of day-today refuge operations.
Activities:
Century 21 in both buildings
MS Girls Basketball vs Egyptian in elem @ 6:00 p.m.
MS Boys Basketball will practice from 3-5 p.m.
HS Girls will practice from 5-7 p.m.
HS Cheerleaders will practice from 3-5 p.m.