April 9 Announcements

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.


There is a Middle School Track sign-up sheet in the front office. There will be Middle school
Track practice today.


PICTURES:
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

Students: Prom will be held May 8th!  King and Queen Forms can be picked up in the front office (seniors only).  Need a dress, shoes, accessories?   Go to the guidance office, give your dress and shoe size. Also, check with Ms. Bremer.   Guest forms can be picked up in the front office. Prom tickets are $5.00 per person.

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.


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


Juniors will be taking the SAT April 13th, 2021 (Be here by 8 am)
April 14th Freshman will take PSAT 8/9
April 15th Sophomores will be taking the PSAT 10
April 22nd Juniors will be testing at SCC.
April 28th all Juniors and any Senior who is interested will be taking the ASVAB 
April 29th Sophomores will be testing at SCC.


Juniors and seniors if you want to practice for taking the SAT,  go to khanacademy.com for
study guides.


The last day for Credit Recovery is April 29th.


SENIORS,  Mr. Hight says "check your email daily"

 
Seniors: The guidance office has information on 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.


Activities:
MS Track Practice
HS Volleyball Practice in Elem Gym 4-6 p.m.
HS Baseball Practice 2-4 p.m.
HS Track Practice 2-4 p.m.
MS Girls Basketball Practice in HS Gym 2-4 p.m.
HS Softball – No Practice