It’s Principal Appreciation week! Thank you Ms. Harris and Ms. Boren for all you do! It is greatly appreciated! #BobcatsRising
Parent's and Guardians, Please read the attached letter. The District per IDPH will be on Remote Learning until Wednesday, November 4, 2020. We appreciate your assistance and patience! https://5il.co/m5wm
Enrichment is cancelled today, Thursday, October 15, 2020. Students will be boarding their appropriate bus at 2pm. If they need to be picked up please call the appropriate school office! We apologize for this inconvenience.
Reminder today is food pickup day! Buses will roll out at 10!
On Thursday, October 22 and Tuesday, October 27, and on Thursday, October 29, Meridian School District will be holding Parent/Teacher Conferences. On behalf of the District staff, we would like to extend to each parent an invitation to discuss your child’s progress with the teacher. To schedule a conference on these days, parents of elementary students please contact your child’s teacher. Parents of Remote Learners in middle school and high school students, please contact Mrs. Blake in the high school office. This year, we have a few different options for conferences. Parents may meet in-person, virtually or by telephone. Please contact the teacher or Mrs. Blake to schedule your appointment. We hope to see you then.
Reminder today is food pickup day! Buses will roll out at 10!
Reminder today is food pickup day! Buses will roll out at 10!
While there is no picture please appreciate all the hard work our custodial crew has done I’ve the past 7 weeks!
The Meridian CUSD #101 appreciates you for allowing us to have 7 weeks of uninterrupted in-person learning! Your students who are in-person have gained during these times and we can’t wait to welcome back the numerous students in-person October 19th!
Reminder today is food pickup day! Buses will roll out at 10!
Beyond the Tassel - Don't forget to take a quick listen and gain perspective on helping our students future. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/meridian-beyond-the-tassel/id1527852401
"This is a friendly reminder to parents, guardians, and community members to please complete the 2020 census. The last day is September 30. It is important for the funding of our schools, meal programs, SNAP benefits, low income energy assistance programs, Medicaid, WIC, and many other programs for our county. Please complete your census by September 30 by calling 844-330-2020. Thank you.
Reminder today is food delivery day! Buses will be leaving at 10am. We hope everyone has a great Monday!
For information on returning to school for in-person instruction please read the following. https://5il.co/l4n1
Reminder today is food pickup day!
This week's episode of "Beyond the Tassel" sponsored by The First Bank of Olmsted is posted. Here is the link: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/meridian-beyond-the-tassel/id1527852401. For more information go to: https://www.journey12.com/become-a-partner
Lunch pickup is ready and heading out!
Food is headed out to pick up spots!
Just a reminder! Food delivery for Remote students will be tomorrow. Look at your schedule for times and pickup places!
Please listen to the 1st podcast of Beyond the Tassel! https://5il.co/js8r https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/meridian-beyond-the-tassel/id1527852401 #BobcatsRising
Thank you parents/guardians for your patience and understanding during the “Beep and meet”. We were so excited to see you and your students and appreciate you showing up!
If you have questions, please see this FAQ on our return to schools and the procedures the District is implementing! https://5il.co/jfpl
Parents, Guardians and the Meridian Community, please read the attached letter. We will be delaying student attendance until Monday, August 17th, to finalize preparations for the 2020-21 school year! https://5il.co/ja4d
Letters have gone out informing parents about their child's placement in the Pre-K Program. Included in the letter are the next steps that parents need to take to make sure that their children can start on their designated start date. Please contact the school if you have not received your letter! Reminder - parents need to call the school to set up their Orientation date and time. This is a mandatory requirement for both new and returning students.
We have been informed by the Illinois State Board of Education that our Pre-K Program can offer our families the option of Remote Learning for the first quarter. If this is something you are interested in or would like to discuss in more detail please call or send a message to Mrs. Kim as soon as possible. The deadline to complete the paperwork for Remote Learning is August 3, 2020.
While there is still some uncertainty regarding fall sports, we would like to try and be prepared nonetheless. Any junior high girls going into grades 6th, 7th, or 8th grade who is interested in playing softball. Should contact Mr.Washam at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tonight on Channel 49 the Meridian Virtual Graduation will air strikes 8pm!
Meridian CUSD is accepting registration for the 2020-2021 school year on line and in person. Please register your child as soon as possible. If you register online, please notice that you will need to print out permission forms, sign them and turn them in to the appropriate school. We ask that you register your child before Aug 1.
8th grade and Seniors your graduation pictures are in the High School office. If you are not able to pick them up by September 1, they will be mailed.
If your child will be participating in Remote Learning, please fill out this form - https://5il.co/ibdc
District Information on Return to School Plans is now located on our website under Documents! Here is letter on reopening! https://5il.co/ibdb
Registration for the 20-21 school year is on going. Parents may register students in person or online using the TeacherEase Parent Portal. PLEASE NOTE: for the younger children especially, if the child is to go to an address other than home after school, you must notify the school in writing before school starts. As always, call the school if you have questions or need help with the parent portal.
Registration for 2020-2021 School Year will open Tuesday, July 7. You may log in to TeacherEase and register your student(s) online or come to the school July 7 or 8. Community Health will be conducting physicals from 9 AM until 3 PM both days at the school for $35. To limit contact, please bring your student ONLY if they need to have a physical. Please observe health guidelines.
Correction! Meridian registration is Tuesday and Wednesday, July 7 and 8.
Registration for 2020-2021 School Year will open Tuesday, July 8. You may log in to TeacherEase and register your student(s) online or come to the school July 8 & 9. Community Health will be conducting physicals both days at the school for $35.
You can visit the 2020-2021 school calendar for the by following this link! https://5il.co/hgjx #BobcatsRising
In the month of April, our school district delivered 14,814 meals, in May 13,082. We continue to deliver meals in the Month of June at an average of 350 each day of delivery. We thank our cafeteria staff, bus drivers and food delivery personnel! #Bobcats Rising
Beginning Monday, June 1st, Meridian will renew the Monday and Thursday food deliver for the month of June. If for some reason you do not wish to have food delivered please contact the school district! Thank you!
Meridian Pre-K graduates are being recognized everyday this week on the Meridian Pre-K FB page!
More information in regards to Pre-K graduation will be sent later!
Here is the information for Graduation 2020. We know in our current situation nothing will be perfect, but we hope this honors our students. https://5il.co/fvom More information upcoming on the delivery of caps and gowns.
Mr. Woods self-defense Lesson #5!. Thank you for your dedication to our students! https://youtu.be/m9kpBBWQ4MQ
For the month of April, Meridian delivered 14,814 breakfast and lunch meals! Huge shout out to our kitchen staff and all the volunteers! #BobcatsRising #Ilschoolsstepup
Big shout out to our two outstanding Principal’s on National Principal’s Day! Thank you Ms. Boren and Ms. Harris!
A big thank you to our staff members who helped prepare and deliver 804 meals this week! #ilschoolsstepup #BobcatsRising
IMG_2554.mov. Oops! Let’s try Mrs Hawkins story again!
Mrs Hawkins presents “Just a Mess” by Mercer Mayer IMG_2554.mov
Mr Butler wants to share this with the elementary students. Play “Simon” on your side walk. Have fun! https://twitter.com/i/status/1247228193863610368
Thank you to all of our staff for their efforts today! We fed 487 kids today, had 30 volunteers, plus bus drivers and obviously the cafeteria staff. The cafeteria staff and help rock! They have served close to 10,000 meals since this began! #BobcatsRising #ilschoolsstepup
Parents and Guardians, Please take the opportunity to read the latest update from the District. We appreciate all of your hard work and effort! https://5il.co/eoiv
Ms. Green reading a story! Love our staff taking the time to read stories for kids! https://youtu.be/Z1nd2MdU5mI
Good afternoon, I just wanted to check in and let you know that I have posted assignments to Google classroom. I am also wanting to know how your summaries of various news stories are coming along. Please turn in the work you have done at the bus stop when you pick up your lunches. I have put Flipgrid on Google classroom. You can also get Flipgrid on your cell phone by downloading the app. It is on the Apple store and the Google Play store. You can also download Google classroom to your phone, Xbox, or PlayStation 4 as well. I have posted a video on Flipgrid for you to watch and respond to. I look forward to hearing back from you. Just follow the directions I have put on Google classroom. Also, be on the lookout for more emails, and if you would, please contact your buddies and let them know to check their email and Google classroom as well. They may not be checking it as often as they should. Let me know if you have any other questions. I look forward to hearing back from you on Flipgrid. I check my email frequently, so do not hesitate to contact me. I Miss you guys and hope to be in the classroom with everyone soon. Mr. Washam
Parents and Guardians, please go to this link or our website to read the latest update and the beginning of Remote Learning Days. Thank you! https://5il.co/edmg
Our Elementary PE teacher, Mr Butler wants to share this fun workout session with our families: https://youtu.be/noHg2Y7aHLY
Mid America Books shared these links for free access to their online libraries. The first is K-8. The middle one is for 5-12. The third and final is ABDO Zoom research library. https://abdodigital.com/?tk=414F33301B8E136DEE3F0A93BF1795E1 https://abdodigital.com/?tk=840BC558E6676AB1F4C9FA29D8EC6D69 https://www.abdozoom.com/zoomchoice/?
Parent's and Guardian's, Please check our website or Facebook page for an update on how meals will be delivered. We thank you for your support and help!
As most of you are aware, the Governor has continued the suspension of school through April 7th, which would mean the earliest we will return to school is April 14th. Meals will continue on Monday!
Ms. Mcduffie reading a story, enjoy! We also want you to know how much we miss each and everyone of you! See you Monday for lunch! https://youtu.be/lS_C59x63aw
For all our younger elementary kids who we miss dearly - here is a bedtime story! Tomorrow, some of your favorite people will be sending out videos of bedtime stories read by them! https://youtu.be/SaeeQbZ9KLM
Today we started our food program and gave out over 330 meals. However, we believe we missed some kids! We leave the school at 11am to drop off the sacks for lunch and breakfast on the normal 11am drop off routes. We will do it again tomorrow. If we miss you call the school!
A huge shoutout to our Faculty and Staff for their work starting last week to meet our student’s needs! Your commitment and dedication is appreciated! #ilschoolsstepup
Parents, in preparation for the two week closing, we are requesting that students take all personnel items home tomorrow, so we are able to sanitize the school during their absence!
Gov. Pritzker announced he is closing schools from Tuesday March 17th till Tuesday, March 31st. Students will attend school on Monday March 16th from 8am-11am. This will allow staff to provide materials for the break. More information will be provided on Monday, March 16th!
Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has declared Illinois schools will close Tuesday, March 17 and return Monday, March 30, 2020 due to the COVID-19 public health crisis. Please be on alert for an official communication from MCUSD #101 to be released shortly.
Please complete the following survey so the District can gauge who has internet or data access at home! Thank you! https://forms.gle/Pb8TFLjKpBZtgWFk8
This is Meridian School District. Due to expected severe weather, all after-school activities are cancelled for today.
This is Meridian.Interested in working with the Census? Recruiters will be at the High School Library tomorrow, Wednesday Feb 12 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. Flexible hours, Great Pay, Weekly Pay and Paid Training. Staff will be available to help with on-line applications.
Today, January 23, 2020 Meridian Unit Schools conducted there State mandated Lock Down Drill with local authorities. Students, staff and authorities did an outstanding job!
Meridian is hosting the 16th Annual MLK Classic tomorrow, Saturday January 18 at Meridian High School. Admission prices are $4 for adults, $3 for students. No passes will be honored. Doors open at 10 AM, however the 11 game has been canceled. Come enjoy some exciting games.
This is Meridian. Remember we have no school on Monday, January 20 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. School resumes Tuesday, January 21.
Merry Christmas from MCUSD #101! #BobcatsRising
Go to Superintendent Messages on the web page to see the December Newsletter! www.meridian101.com #BobcatsRising
November/December Student and Champion of the Month 2019 Elementary - Avanna Giden Junior High - Madison Spaulding High School - Lanyia Barnett Champion - Linda Blake
Announcement: Due to a scheduling conflict the Pulaski Community Center is not available for our community meeting on December 9th. We have moved the meeting to Thursday, January 16th from 6-7pm. Sorry for the inconvenience.
This is Meridian School District. Remember, tomorrow is Picture Make-up Day for those who missed the first picture day. Also, clubs and teams will have pictures made.
Reminder, next Monday, December 9, 2019. We will be hosting a parent and community meeting at the Pulaski Community Center from 6-7 pm. Free food and door prizes!
SMILES Traveling Dental Clinic is in Meridian School District this week. If your child has not yet had the required dental exam (Grades Kg, 2nd, 6th and 9th), this would be the perfect chance for them to have it done. Call the Elementary or High School office to find out how.
Thanksgiving break is Wednesday, Thursday and Friday November 27, 28 and 29. School will resume Monday, December 2.
It is once again time to take the 5 Essentials survey for the State! Please click the following link to access the survey! https://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/survey/parent/login/ We appreciate you taking the time to complete the Survey! #BobcatsRising
We hope you will come out and support the Lady Bobcats 2019-20 debut at the Lady Bobcat Classic! The Lady Bobcats play Joppa at 8pm. The first game of the tournament tips a 5pm! #BobcatsRising
The Parent/Community meeting scheduled for tomorrow night in Pulaski is being rescheduled to a later date due to conflicting with the PTSO Paint party held at the school at 6pm. We encourage you to attend the paint party! We will confirm a new date on Friday. Thank you!
Meridian CUSD #101 would like to congratulate the following for their election as the First State Bank of Olmsted and Meridian CUSD #101 Student’s and Champion’s of the Month. The Student of the Month of October 2019 were as follows: Ms. Gilliland nominated Amari Troxler for student of the month of October for the following reasons: “Great all around citizen--kind, well mannered, helpful, always has her homework done, loves her school!” Congratulations to Amari on her selection! Mr. Haskins nominated Madison Schnoffer for Student of the Month for October for the following reasons: “Always doing extra work for others...is tremendously supportive to maintain her honor roll statues and works 30 hours a week at J C Penny's in Cape.” Congratulations to Madison for her selection! Mrs. Thompson nominated Alia Houston for the October student of the month for the following reasons: “Alia is my reminder! If i forget things, she always sends me a text to remind me. She has been doing this since 6th grade. I appreciate her so much for being responsible.” Congratulations to Alia for her selection as a Student of the Month! The First State Bank of Olmsted Champion of the Month for October is Mr. Chauncey Hughes. Mrs. Thompson nominated Mr. Hughes for the following reasons: “Chauncey has taken a couple kids under his wing and he has inspired some of them to be better so they can play basketball. One of those students has never had a passing grade in my class and this is his third year with me, Chauncey has given him some support and drive and he is passing my class for the 1st time.” Congratulations to all of those who were nominated and the winners. We are proud of you! #BobcatsRising
Remember, there will be no student attendance Thursday, October 31 nor Friday, November 1 due to parent/teacher conferences.
Happy Principal Appreciation week to my fantastic team of Ms. Boren, Ms. Harris, Ms. Smith and Mr. Terry! #BobcatsRising Where we try to influence lives and help kids in a positive way!
Parents and Students of Meridian School District are invited to participate in a Fall Festival Thursday evening, October 17. You are invited to enjoy a chili supper from 5 until 5:30. There are many activities planned for the evening for parents and students to enjoy. There will be games, prizes, bounce houses, dances, face painting and a book swap. Activities will be in both the High School and Elementary gyms. Armbands allowing participation will be sold for $5.
Parents and Community: The School went on lock down as a precaution this morning. All students and personnel are safe and accounted for.
Today, we had a student who had a major accident and had to be airlifted to Children's Hospital in St. Louis. We applaud our staff members, local law enforcement and EMT's response to the accident. We appreciate your thoughts and prayers as the student undergoes surgery.
Congratulations, to the junior high boys baseball team on their first round victory in Regionals. They continue play on Tuesday at Egyptian vs. the winner of Shawnee and Dongola.
Today we had our first parent volunteer come in and spend time helping in Mrs. Wiseman's Classroom. The parent was MaShalla Cherry and her son is Kylan Adamson. We are very thankful to have her volunteer her time with us. We are always looking for volunteers in the Pre-K classrooms. If you are interested please call Mrs. Kim to set up a day and time!! Thank you MaShalla!!
If you go to documents - Superintendent Messages you will see the September message! Thank you to everyone who contributes to our students! #BobcatsRising
You can download the NEW Meridian #101 app both for Apple and Android in your App Store. Search for MCUSD 101!
Big Shout out to the Junior High Bobkits Baseball Team for their conference win vs. Egyptian on Saturday. The Bobkits and Lady Bobkits play Shawnee today!
The middle school softball game scheduled at Joppa for today has also been postponed. there will be NO middle school softball practice today. The middle school baseball team has canceled practice for today.
HS Volleyball WILL PRACTICE immediately after school today.
The HS baseball game with Century has been postponed for today The baseball team needs to be dressed for practice and report after school to Mr. Pearcy's room for a team meeting.
We sold all of the yearbooks! BOOM! #BobcatsRising
Junior High Boys Baseball wins 22-2 over Dongola! The ladies fall 13-5. Great effort by both teams!
Baseball and Softball play today @ Dongola 4:30. Your support is appreciated.
Meridian Jr. High Softball and Baseball teams have a home game on Monday! (8/19) We play Anna. come support the Bobkits.
Softball practice- next week - Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:00 to 5:00.
Jr. High Softball Tryouts - Friday, August 2nd 3:00 to 5:30
Four weeks until school starts and we are getting things ready at Meridian CUSD #101! Pictures of improvements will be posted shortly! #BobcatsRising
Welcome to the new website for Meridian CUSD 101!
Physicals for Sports will be available at school on July 16 & 17