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.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Mrs. McGuire (email@example.com).
Meridian Junior Honor Society students deliver the collected Lip Smackers and Crayons for the St. John's Childrens' Hospital.
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!!
Sixth graders are representing MMS at the Macon Piatt County Contig Tournament today in Mt. Zion. Good luck to Layla, Sara, Sean, & Evan!
Fannie May Candy orders are in and students are delivering these to customers. Thank you for the support of this popular MS Spring Fundraiser!!
6th gr Orientation for the 2019-2020 school year is on Tuesday April 16 @ 7pm in the MS/HS Auditiorium.
The next Student Council sponsored spirit day is Friday, March 22. Students are asked to represent their favorite sport's team!
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).
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!!
Congratulations Maggie Pritts! Moving on to the Regional Spelling Bee after finishing in the top 8 at the County Spelling Bee!
Good luck to Maggie and Sean in the County Spelling Bee on Tuesday February 19!
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!
7th and 8th Graders went Green for Mrs. Knuffman!
Sixth grade went green for Mrs. Knuffman.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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!!
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.
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.
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.