Mindy McGuire
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3 days ago, Mindy McGuire
Mindy McGuire
Fever 1793 book stations in Mrs. Moyer’s Advanced Lit class. Students learned about yellow fever, mosquitos, and their favorite-Colonial food.
5 days ago, Mindy McGuire
Mindy McGuire
Our fall fundraiser kicked off Friday and will run through Friday, September 20. Raffle tickets are $10 each and gets you a chance to win cash during the month of October! Tickets can be purchased from any MMS student. Money raised from the fundraiser goes back into the class accounts to help fund class incentives, supplies and other educational resources. Thank you in advance for supporting MMS!
6 days ago, Mindy McGuire
Mindy McGuire
Congratulations to our 2019-2020 Student Council representatives - 8th Grade: Camryn Brown, Annabelle Nailer, Emma Pistorius, Maggie Pritts 7th Grade: Gracie Hicks, Reagan Jesse, Alexa Oliver, Will Warnick 6th Grade: Alayna Bickel, Furie Fringer, Ted Jones, Austin Merritt, Lily Windell Student Council Officers: President: Jolie Witts Vice President: Lexi Marion Treasurer: Jacob Clapp Secretary: Isabel Pistorius
10 days ago, Mindy McGuire
Brian Pekovitch
Congratulations to our 8th grade Girls Softball Players!
10 days ago, Brian Pekovitch
Matt O'Brien
Social Studies uses Ticket to Ride to learn about the Transcontinental Railroad!
12 days ago, Matt O'Brien
Mindy McGuire
Math games make learning fun!
17 days ago, Mindy McGuire
Mindy McGuire
Has a Meridian teacher changed your life and made you want to learn? The Herald & Review is honoring local outstanding teachers. To nominate a teacher for the A+ award, go to herald-review.com/contests .
18 days ago, Mindy McGuire
Mindy McGuire
Mrs. Field’s math classes studied elements of the Real Number System. Groups were to evaluate, discuss, and collaborate to create math posters given different criteria.
19 days ago, Mindy McGuire
Mindy McGuire
Mark your calendars! Parents/Guardians are invited to attend our MMS Open House on Tuesday, August 27 at 6:45 p.m. in the cafeteria. You will follow your child's daily schedule while spending 7 minutes in each class. This is a great opportunity to meet the teachers, learn classroom expectations, and tour the building. This is for parents/guardians only - Students should not attend!
25 days ago, Mindy McGuire
Matt O'Brien
Computer class made foil boats as part of learning the problem solving process.
27 days ago, Matt O'Brien
Mindy McGuire
Do you have a daughter interested in trying out for the MMS Lady Hawks basketball team? There will be a mandatory meeting for both parents and players interested in trying out on Sunday, August 25 at 4:00 p.m. in the MMS cafeteria.
27 days ago, Mindy McGuire
Mindy McGuire
Both softball and baseball games scheduled for today - Tuesday, August 20 - have been canceled.
27 days ago, Mindy McGuire
Mindy McGuire
All students at MMS had pictures taken today by Interstate Studios. Did you forget to order? You can order online within the next 24 hours at www.inter-state.com. Use order code #41525QA. Picture retakes are scheduled for October 14.
28 days ago, Mindy McGuire
Mindy McGuire
Both softball and baseball games scheduled for today - Saturday, August 17 - have been canceled.
30 days ago, Mindy McGuire
Mindy McGuire
Picture day at MMS is Monday, August 19. Order forms were sent home with students today. To place an order online, visit inter-state.com/order and use order code: 41525QA. All students will have a picture taken for a student ID.
about 1 month ago, Mindy McGuire
Mindy McGuire
Meridian Middle School staff is ready for a great 2019-2020 school year! Students return tomorrow (Friday, August 16) for a 1:30 p.m. dismissal.
about 1 month ago, Mindy McGuire
Mindy McGuire
Chromebook Orientation will take place in the auditorium at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 13. All 6th grade students/parents and new students to the district (6th-12th grade) should attend.
about 1 month ago, Mindy McGuire
Mindy McGuire
On the Green Lawn Care and Men Macon a Difference donated $2,000 in school supplies today! Students in all three buildings will benefit from this generous donation. Thanks for helping kick start the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year!
about 1 month ago, Mindy McGuire
Andy Pygott
Welcome Mrs. McGuire to her new role as the Middle School Principal for the 2019-2020 school year!
about 1 month ago, Andy Pygott
Mindy McGuire
Looking for a school to adopt during the 2019-2020 school year? Box Tops for Education have gone digital, and Meridian Middle School would love the support! After downloading the app, enter 62544 for the zip code to find our school. It’s easy! Scan your receipt after you grocery shop and let the app do the rest of the work. Thank you in advance for the support! 💚
about 1 month ago, Mindy McGuire
Andy Pygott
MS Softball for Fall 2019: Mandatory parent mtg on Sunday July 21 @ 7 pm MS Cafeteria. Tryouts begin on Monday July 29 & all required forms must be completed to try out along with a current physical within the last calendar year (6th-8th gr. girls)
about 1 month ago, Andy Pygott
Mindy McGuire
Congratulations to the students who were elected as 2019-2020 MMS Student Council officers - President - Jolie Witts Vice President - Lexi Marion Treasurer - Jacob Clapp Secretary - Isabel Pistorius
4 months ago, Mindy McGuire
Andy Pygott
6th & 7th gr Awards Night- Thursday May 16 7 pm Auditorium. Invitation letters sent to students/parents if receiving and Academic Award. Students and parents should plan to attend this special recognition evening.
4 months ago, Andy Pygott
Mindy McGuire
Applications for Student Council officer positions are now available in the office and in Mrs. McGuire's room. Applications are due to Mrs. McGuire by Wednesday, May 15. The election will take place electronically during Study Hall on Friday, May 17. Current 6th grade students can run for either Vice President or Secretary. Current 7th grade students can run for either President or Treasurer. Students do not currently have to be in Student Council to run for an officer position for the 2019-2020 school year.
4 months ago, Mindy McGuire
Mindy McGuire
Is your 7th grade student interested in going to Washington DC next year? There will be an informational meeting after the 6th & 7th grade Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 16th in the auditorium. Information will be sent home with all 7th grade students prior to the meeting. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Conlin (conlins@meridianhawks.net) or Mrs. McGuire (mcguirem@meridianhawks.net).
5 months ago, Mindy McGuire
Andy Pygott
Meridian Junior Honor Society students deliver the collected Lip Smackers and Crayons for the St. John's Childrens' Hospital.
5 months ago, Andy Pygott
Andy Pygott
Congratulations to the MS students that qualified for the Rebecca Caudill Reward Party in the Library. Congratulations to Layla Hackert for winning the $100 prize drawing and Kaylin Moreland for winning $50. It really does pay to read!!
5 months ago, Andy Pygott
Mindy McGuire
Sixth graders are representing MMS at the Macon Piatt County Contig Tournament today in Mt. Zion. Good luck to Layla, Sara, Sean, & Evan!
5 months ago, Mindy McGuire
Andy Pygott
Fannie May Candy orders are in and students are delivering these to customers. Thank you for the support of this popular MS Spring Fundraiser!!
5 months ago, Andy Pygott
Andy Pygott
6th gr Orientation for the 2019-2020 school year is on Tuesday April 16 @ 7pm in the MS/HS Auditiorium.
5 months ago, Andy Pygott
Mindy McGuire
The next Student Council sponsored spirit day is Friday, March 22. Students are asked to represent their favorite sport's team!
6 months ago, Mindy McGuire
Andy Pygott
The Illinois Assessment of Readiness Testing (IAR) begins on Tuesday March 19 for Middle School students. Testing schedule provided with the last Newsletter for students; all students mus have earbuds/headphones for testing days (wireless earbuds not permitted).
6 months ago, Andy Pygott
Andy Pygott
Pennies for Patients Drive to collect spare change from now until March 19. Charitable proceeds benefits the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and their research/treatment efforts for blood related cancers that affects children. Please donate & donate again!!
7 months ago, Andy Pygott
Andy Pygott
Congratulations Maggie Pritts! Moving on to the Regional Spelling Bee after finishing in the top 8 at the County Spelling Bee!
7 months ago, Andy Pygott
Andy Pygott
Good luck to Maggie and Sean in the County Spelling Bee on Tuesday February 19!
7 months ago, Andy Pygott
Mindy McGuire
The Student Council sponsored Valentine's Day dance is Friday, February 18 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. in the MMS gym. The dance is for MMS students only. There will be concession items and pictures available to purchase. All items are $1.00 so smaller bills are appreciated!
7 months ago, Mindy McGuire
Brian Pekovitch
7th and 8th Graders went Green for Mrs. Knuffman!
7 months ago, Brian Pekovitch
Mindy McGuire
Sixth grade went green for Mrs. Knuffman.
7 months ago, Mindy McGuire
Mindy McGuire
Valentine Candy Grams are now on sale during both lunch periods at MMS! The cost is $2.00 per SWEET treat and will be distributed to students on February 14. If you would like to order a Candy Gram for your child, please email Mrs. McGuire at mcguirem@meridianhawks.net.
7 months ago, Mindy McGuire
Andy Pygott
Congratulations Maggie Pritts!! Repeat Champion for the District Spelling Bee. 2nd place- Charlotte Pritts, follwed by Sean Hill and Alayna Bickel. Good luck at the County Spelling Bee in February!!
8 months ago, Andy Pygott
Mindy McGuire
The next Student Council sponsored spirit day is Friday, January 25. The theme is Pajama Day! Students must following the dress when planning outfits for tomorrow.
8 months ago, Mindy McGuire
Andy Pygott
The 7th grade boys' basketball Regional game for Saturday Jan. 19 has been postponed due to weather and rescheduled for Tuesday January 22 at 6:15 in Hillsboro.
8 months ago, Andy Pygott
Andy Pygott
The 6th grade girls' volleyball tournament at Argenta-Oreana for Saturday Jan. 19 has been cancelled due to the weather forecast. Still waiting for information from the host school for the 7th grade boys' basketball Regional game at Hillsboro.
8 months ago, Andy Pygott
Andy Pygott
District Spelling Bee: Tuesday January 29 @ 9:00 am; MS/HS Auditorium The top 8 spellers in grades 4th-8th compete for the chance to move on to the County Spelling Bee at Richland CC in February!
8 months ago, Andy Pygott
Andy Pygott
The MS Boys' Basketball game for Saturday Jan. 12 vs Clinton at 10:30 (home) is cancelled and will be rescheduled due to the weather forecast. Girls' Volleyball at Edinburg is also cancelled and will be rescheduled to finish the tournament. Stay safe!
8 months ago, Andy Pygott
Mindy McGuire
The students all worked hard to decorate the doors for Christmas! Congratulations to the top three study halls. 1st Place: Mrs. Field 2nd Place: Mrs. Conlin 3rd Place: Ms. Deckard
9 months ago, Mindy McGuire
Andy Pygott
Meridian Middle School students dismissed at 1:30 today (Friday Dec 21) for Christmas/Holiday Break. Students return on Tuesday Jan 8, 2019. HAPPY HOLIDAYS!
9 months ago, Andy Pygott
Mindy McGuire
Student Council will have Semester Exam Survival Kits available for students to purchase before school on Wednesday and Thursday. The cost is $4 and will include bottled water, a Rice Krispy treat, granola bar, bag of cookies, and fruit snacks. Students can enjoy these snacks in the classroom during our exam schedules. Thank you in advance for supporting Student Council!
9 months ago, Mindy McGuire
Mindy McGuire
MMS Students are feeling festive today in Christmas sweaters!
9 months ago, Mindy McGuire
Mindy McGuire
MMS Students are feeling festive today in Christmas sweaters!
9 months ago, Mindy McGuire
Mindy McGuire
The next Student Council sponsored Spirit Day at MMS is this Friday, December 14. The theme is (ugly) Christmas sweater day!
9 months ago, Mindy McGuire
Mindy Deckard
Are you great at trivia? Do you want a fun after school activity? Try-outs for the 2019 MMS scholastic bowl team will take place tonight and tomorrow night from 2:45-3:45 in Ms. Deckard's room. Students only need to come to one night. Email Ms. Deckard for details!
9 months ago, Mindy Deckard
Mindy McGuire
THANK YOU to the fans - both Meridian & Monticello - for attending last night's Pack the Place game at MMS. Through various organizations and donations, we will be sending approximately $1,500 to the Taylorville tornado relief fund! A special thanks to Coach Houser & Jason Brelsfoard for rallying the crowd and the Jeff & Toni Brown family for donating their winning portion of 50/50 back to the cause. #wearemeridian
9 months ago, Mindy McGuire
Andy Pygott
MS students celebrated the 200th Birthday for Illinois Statehood during Study Hall on Tuesday December 4. T-shirts design by 8th grader Rylee O'Dear!
9 months ago, Andy Pygott
Mindy McGuire
Join us for Pack the Place night on Thursday, December 6th when our boys' basketball teams take on the Monticello Sages. The first game will start at 6:00 p.m. in the MMS gym. Student Council will have walking tacos for sale and a 50/50 drawing. Proceeds from 50/50 will be donated to help with tornado relief efforts in Taylorville. MMS Students - don't forget to sign in! The first 50 students will receive a Meridian Hawks wristband. Go Hawks!
10 months ago, Mindy McGuire
Andy Pygott
Thank you to all the students who donated to the MS Humane Society Drive. We collected over 400 lbs. of food for homeless animals in our area!
10 months ago, Andy Pygott
Andy Pygott
Texas Roadhouse Gift Card Sales taking place; great Holiday Gift or for personal use since they can be used any time at any Roadhouse location. Pre-orders now; custom Hawk logo when they come in and our school receives a % back for each card amount sold.
10 months ago, Andy Pygott
Mindy McGuire
Make plans to support our Lady Hawks at Pack the Place Night on Tuesday! Student Council will have nachos available to purchase. There will also be a 50/50 drawing and both class & individual attendance prizes! MMS students need to make sure to stop by the attendance table to enter! The Scholastic Book Fair will also be open. First game starts at 6:00 p.m.
10 months ago, Mindy McGuire
Mindy Deckard
Congratulations to the 8th grade for being the first team to reach their goal for the MJHS Food Drive. Currently they have 339 cans, followed by the 7th grade with 217. The 6th grade, at 206 cans has made up a lot of ground! Remember, there's just two more days!
10 months ago, Mindy Deckard
Mindy Deckard
Day two of the MJHS Food Drive is in the books, and the race is close! The 7th grade is in the lead with 169 cans, followed closely by the 8th grade at 136 cans! The 6th grade made up a lot of room today, bringing their number up to 112. Keep up the great work!
10 months ago, Mindy Deckard
Mindy McGuire
Thanks to all who donated and made the annual Socktober Sock Drive such a success. Student Council will be donating 260 pairs of new sock to Northeast Community Fund!
10 months ago, Mindy McGuire
Mindy McGuire
Mrs. McGuire's 1st hour math class enjoyed Dunkin' Donuts for breakfast this morning to celebrate no missing assignments for 1st quarter. Keep up the great work, 6th graders!
11 months ago, Mindy McGuire
Mindy McGuire
Wednesday, October 31 is the last day for students to turn in socks for the Socktober Sock Drive. Students are encouraged to wear crazy socks tomorrow (Tuesday) in support of Red Ribbon week and Socktober.
11 months ago, Mindy McGuire
Mindy McGuire
Halloween Candy Grams are currently on sale during both lunch periods at MMS! The cost is $2.00 each and will include a full size Hershey bar and a special Halloween message. Student Council will pass the candy grams out during study hall on 10/31. If you are interested in sending your child a Halloween Gram, email Mrs. McGuire at mcguirem@meridianhawks.net.
11 months ago, Mindy McGuire
Mindy McGuire
Meridian Middle School Student Council will host a Halloween dance for MMS students on Saturday, October 27. The dance will take place in the MMS gym from 7:00 - 9:00 pm. This is a costume dance, so students are encouraged to dress up. There will be snacks, drinks, and picture opportunities available for students to purchase.
11 months ago, Mindy McGuire
Andy Pygott
Middle School Fall Fundraiser items to be delivered to students on Wednesday- including Cookie Dough. Students that ride a bus with large orders may need to consider alternative transportation home to help with orders. All student prize items provided when order money turned in!
11 months ago, Andy Pygott
Andy Pygott
High School Homecoming Parade- Wednesday September 26; leaves school parking lot at 6:00 pm. Friday September 28: Green & White Spirit Day for all Meridian students. GO HAWKS!!
12 months ago, Andy Pygott
Matt O'Brien
8th Grade Advanced Computers 3D Printer project 2- Earbud holders! (part 2)
about 1 year ago, Matt O'Brien
Matt O'Brien
8th Grade Advanced Computers 3D Printer project 2- Earbud holders!
about 1 year ago, Matt O'Brien
Andy Pygott
MS Fall Fundraiser to benefit Class Accounts; customized Tervis Tumblers, Cookie Dough and incredible pricing for magazine subscriptions (either print or electronic) along with on-line ordering options. Thank you for any support you, family, friends, neighbors may provide!
about 1 year ago, Andy Pygott
Andy Pygott
Congratulations to the MS Boys' baseball team on their 13-0 Regional win over Argenta-Oreana. They move on to play in the 2nd round against Sullivan on Saturday at noon in Macon. Good luck!!
about 1 year ago, Andy Pygott
Andy Pygott
Good luck the MS Boys' Baseball team when they begin Regional play today and host the Bombers from Argenta-Oreana at 4:30 pm GO HAWKS!!
about 1 year ago, Andy Pygott
Andy Pygott
MS boys' baseball game for today- Friday Sept 7 and Saturday Sept 8 are cancelled due to weather.
about 1 year ago, Andy Pygott
Andy Pygott
The girls' softball Regional 2nd round game against Mt. Zion for Saturday Sept 8 has been rescheduled for Monday September 10 at 6:00 pm at Meridian's softball diamond. GO HAWKS!!
about 1 year ago, Andy Pygott
Andy Pygott
Congratulations to the girls' softball team on their 1st round Regional win over Pana Jr. High today- 15-0. The ladies move on to host the 2nd round of Regional play on Saturday at noon against the Mt. Zion Braves. GO HAWKS!!
about 1 year ago, Andy Pygott
Andy Pygott
Thank you to the parents that attended our annual MS Open House last night. We always appreciate parent involvement and attendance at these special events! Our school Fall Fundraiser begins on Sept. 7 which includes magazine subscriptions at great prices among other items.
about 1 year ago, Andy Pygott