April 26 Announcements


The High School Media Team is taking preorders for the 2020-2021 Yearbook. Forms
will be distributed beginning next Tuesday, April 27th. 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.  Thank You!
Dr. Trover


Parents and Students:
4th quarter mid-terms are available for virtual viewing.
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 or credit recovery can pick up
permission forms in the front office.


Possible Jobs: Conservation Department: See Guidance
Apprenticeship Opportunity: Land Surveyors: See Guidance

Trainor Ag Products which is located right next door off the interstate is looking for 1 to 2 parttime 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

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

All club pictures (Student Council, Beta Club, FFA, etc.) for the Junior High and
High School will be taken on Friday, April 30th. Ms. Cunningham


Beginning Monday Yearbook/Media Team will be taking Spirit Week participation pictures in
the gym third hour. Those students who are participating in the dress of the day will be called by
class to the gym for a brief group picture. Juniors will be taking their picture Tuesday before
lunch when Mr. Hight releases them. Class members will be given a point for each day that they
participate in the spirit week dress up. To count in the competition, the students will have to be in their class picture when they are taken in the morning. If someone has a "bonafide" excuse for not being at school when the picture is taken that student can bring their excuse to Dr. Trover to check. A total will be provided to each class. On Friday, The class with the highest percentage will be the winner of Spirit week. If you have any questions, please talk to Dr. Trover.


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!


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


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 will go on sale on Monday
4/26.  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.



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.


April 26th at 10 am a representative from Shawnee Development Council will
be here to go over scholarships.

 April 27th at 10 am juniors and seniors a representative from SCC will be here
Tuesday to present about criminal justice program.  

All juniors and any senior who is interested will be taking the ASVAB on
April 28th


April 29th sophomores will be testing at SCC. Bus leaves at 8:15 a.m.


Seniors: Shawnee College will be here to register you on April 29th


The last day for Credit Recovery is April 29th. 

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.


Activities: Century 21 in various rooms in both buildings
MS Track @ Jonesboro bus leaves school @ 7:55am
HS Baseball vs Agape Christian at 4:30 p.m.
HS softball practice 2-4 p.m.
HS volleyball @ Joppa bus leaves Pulaski @ 4:00 p.m.