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MERIDIAN JR/SR
HIGH SCHOOL
ANNOUNCEMENT
January 23th, 2023

Quote of the day: “Mindset is what separates the best from the rest!” ~
Anonymous


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

Picture retakes and sports pictures will be taken on Tuesday January 31st. 

Until they are gone, Yearbooks may be purchased for $15 or 15 Bobcat Bucks. See Dr. Trover in room 21 (mtrover@meridian101.com talk to a Media Team member. 

Seniors and their Parents: FAFSA Night here at Meridian will be on Thursday, January 26 th
from 4-6 p.m. Parents will need to schedule an appointment. Please have your parent call to
schedule an appointment with Ms. Regina in the guidance department if you need to complete
your FAFSA.

The Homecoming game is Feb 10th . The homecoming dance is Feb 11th from 6-8.   
Also, if someone is interested in running for Homecoming Class Attendants please see
Mrs. Ruiz. If any SENIOR is interested in running for Homecoming King and Queen,
please come see Mrs. Ruiz.

Attention 6th Grade Girls: There a sign-up sheet for a new program called Global Girls. Any
6th grade girl who is interested in signing up or for more information, please see Ms. Breanna
Wyatt at the Elem.

On Thursday, February 9th we will have a “Celebration of Excellence” sponsored by the
Meridian Basketball team and the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America:
recognizing African Americans central and critical role in United States history, present day
achievements and accomplishments. Time: 6-8 p.m. in the Meridian Gym. The attire is Black
and White cost is $25.00. See Mrs. Bartlett or Mr. David Davis for more information
Entertainment:  Live band, Singing, Poetry reading, and more. Dinner will be served
(Choice of Turkey or Chicken/ sides/Dessert)

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


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


Seniors: Here is a website to browse where you can find more information about available
scholarships at this website. https://bold.org/scholarships/... 

Illinois Sheriff’s Association Scholarship is available in the guidance office. The
deadline to apply for this scholarship is March 15th .

The Buffalo Soldiers Scholarship is available in the guidance office. The deadline to
apply for this scholarship is Friday, March 17th .

William Fred Hannan Scholarship is available in the guidance office. The deadline to
apply for this Scholarship is March 31st .

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

Township Official of Illinois Scholarship is available in guidance. It is a 2,000 – dollar
scholarship opportunity Deadline to apply for this scholarship is March 1, 2023.

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

Activities:
21 st Century Enrichment in both buildings
MS Boys Basketball @ Mt. Vernon Casey bus leaves school at 3:30 p.m.
HS Boys Basketball will practice 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
HS Girls will practice from 5-7 p.m.
HS Cheerleaders will practice from 3-5 p.m.