MHS Daily Bulletin

Daily Bulletin - October 22, 2019

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Meridian High School Daily Bulletin

Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019

EVENTS

Booster Club Class of 2020 Craft Show (new):  Come check out a variety of goodies Sat., Oct. 26th from 8:00am - 4:00pm in the MHS gym.  Proceeds support the Booster Club of the Class of 2020.

Booster Club Cornhole Tournament! 
Grab a partner and compete in the Meriidan Cornhole Tourney!  Proceeds help Girls' Basketball and Girls' wresting.  Date is Friday, Nov. 22 at 6pm.  Registration per team is $40 before 11/15, $50 after 11/15.  ACO rules apply.  There will be cash prizes, a free ice cream sundae bar, multiple divisions and the concession stand will be open.  To sign up, contact Tori at 360-303-9945 or Kenda at 360-220-4861.

ScreamFair: Our FFA Booster Club is running "ScreamFair" Oct. 25, 26 and 31st at the fairgrounds.  Are you feeling brave?
 

INFORMATION

Skyward contact information (new)Please take a moment and check to see if your address, phone number(s) and email address are correct in Skyward.  If you have not entered your email address in Skyward, please do so.  We want to be able to communicate school events and information to you in an effient and timely way.  Thanks!

Booster Club Cornhole Tournament! Grab a partner and compete in the Meriidan Cornhole Tourney!  Proceeds help Girls' Basketball and Girls' wresting.  Date is Friday, Nov. 22 at 6pm.  Registration per team is $40 before 11/15, $50 after 11/15.  ACO rules apply.  There will be cash prizes, a free ice cream sundae bar, multiple divisions and the concession stand will be open.  To sign up, contact Tori at 360-303-9945 or Kenda at 360-220-4861.
 

The Trojan Learning Center is held in the library after school!  This is a fabulous chance to get extra help on assignments and to have a quiet place to work.  MHS staff and WWU tutors will be on hand to assist students Monday - Thursday, 2:45pm - 4:45pm.  An activity bus is available at 5:00pm to take students home (see bus pass rules below).

TLC Rules:

1. Students must have a note from a teacher if they enter the library after 2:50 p.m.
2. Students must have a plan to work.
3. Students must sign in/out.
4. Students must follow school rules.
5. Students must follow directions from TLC staff.
6. Students who stay to the end are eligible to receive a bus pass.  Students may not leave the TLC early and then come back for a pass.

SENIORS (2020)

(NEW) Grad Ads and Yearbook Photos:  We are taking money and order forms for yearbook "Grad Ads".  The form can be found HERE.  Orders are due to Mrs. Heslep in the office no later than Jan. 15, 2020 but these sell out quickly - grad ads are first-come, first-served.  Yearbook photos for seniors need to be submitted by Jan. 15, 2020.  Otherwise, your standard school photo will be used.  Guidelines for senior photos are HERE.  Submissions can be print photos or digital.  Please contact Mr. Durkee at mdurkee@meridian.wednet.edu if you have questions.

Grad gear orders: Jostens will be here on 10/29 during T-3 to go over graduation orders (cap, gown, etc.). They will have order forms for you to take home and look over.  They will be back the following week 11/5 during both lunches to pick-up orders.  Please try and be at the 10/29 meeting to get all the info!

Seniors and their parent/guardian:  Please send your email addresses to Mrs. Waterman (swaterman@meridian.wednet.edu) so that you can receive monthly senior emails regarding scholarships, college visits, field trips and details about senior presentations.  It's a crazy year with lots of information!

ATHLETICS

Tuesday, Oct. 22

JV/V Volleyballl at Sehome - 5:40pm/7:00pm

JV/V Soccer at Sehome  - JV at Sehome Upper Field at 5:00pm, V at Civic Field at 7:00pm 

Wednesday, Oct. 23

Cross Country at Civic Field (NWC meet) - 4:00pm
 

Please note: admission is charged at all home Varsity, JV and C-Team games (football and volleyball).

Adults and students w/o MHS ASB card  - $6.00
Visiting students: $3 with ASB card, $6 without ASB card
Children and seniors - $3.00 (including middle school students, with or without ASB)
MHS students with ASB card - free

We take cash, checks or credit cards that can be swiped.  We cannot take credit/debit cards without the magnetic stripe.  Please be patient with our cashiers as they learn a new system.  Thanks!

 

Booster Club Cornhole Tournament! (new): Grab a partner and compete in the Meriidan Cornhole Tourney!  Proceeds help Girls' Basketball and Girls' wresting.  Date is Friday, Nov. 22 at 6pm.  Registration per team is $40 before 11/15, $50 after 11/15.  ACO rules apply.  There will be cash prizes, a free ice cream sundae bar, multiple divisions and the concession stand will be open.  To sign up, contact Tori at 360-303-9945 or Kenda at 360-220-4861.

 

The following paperwork must be completed prior to participation in extra-curricular athletics:

  • Parents of student athletes must log into Skyward under the parent log-on information and fill out their student’s athletic eligibility paperwork.
  • Watch concussion video on Skyward and sign online acknowledgement form. We will also be showing the concussion video at the All-Sports meeting on August 19th at 7:00pm.
  • Turn in a signed paper copy of the Informed Consent for each sport the student participates in.
  • A current physical. If you are unsure as to the expiration of your last physical, please contact the MHS office at 398-8111. Student athlete physicals are good for 2 years. A copy of the physical must be turned in to the high school athletics office.
  • School insurance is available for those student-athletes needing insurance coverage. All student athletes must have insurance to participate. School insurance forms can be located in the school office.
  • ASB Membership ($30) for the 2019-2020 school year. All students must be ASB members in order to participate in extra-curricular activities.
  •  Participation fee ($100 per sport, $25.00 free and reduced lunch).

 

FFA NEWS

FFA BOOSTER CLUB INFO:

Welcome back to another busy year!

Booster Club contact:

Jill Horgen
360-319-6572
jmhorgen@aol.com

Click here for the Chapter calendar.

The Booster Club calendar is here

 

MUSIC NEWS

MHS Choir 2019-20

Please join the facebook pages, remind, fill out the contact form and check the website often! 

Here are the first few things to be aware of!

WWU SA/TB Festival
(all choir students attend)
Friday, November 1st – All Day – TBD

Questions?  Email: mdegrace@meridian.wednet.edu

Please visit the music department website often for information, sheet music and other things
 
MHS Music Department (The student's page, but parents can join too)
 
MHS Booster Page (The parent's page)
 

RUNNING START

  • Scheduling:  You may not schedule a Running Start class that conflicts with a MHS class.  This means you are not able to come late or leave early from your MHS class to accomodate your Running Start classes.  Please see your counselor right away if this is the case.
     
  • Running Start students are allowed on the MHS campus only when they have a MHS class.  If you have questions about this policy, please see Mr. Donahue or Mr. Forbes. Please make sure you sign in and out in the office.

 

 

Did you know you can email teachers to get homework assignments if your student is absent? Teacher email address are listed on the MHS website.  You can also contact the Attendance office (398-8111).  

In order to receive that day's homework, the request must be made before 10:00am, and you can pick up the homework after 2:30pm. Be sure to call first to make sure it's there.

Skyward Grading - don't forget to check your students' grades on Skyward.  You can go directly to Skyward Family Access and enter your login and password or use the app.  If you have forgotten your information, please contact the office.

https://www2.nwrdc.wa-k12.net/scripts/cgiip.exe/WService=wmeridis71/fwemnu01.w
 

BOOSTER CLUB NEWS

Class of 2020 Booster Club
 
Current Fundraising:
Large Meridian logo umbrellas. $30 each
Reusable bags with Meridian logo. $10 each or 2 for $8
2020 is also selling cookies and beef sticks at home games. 

If you have any questions, suggestions or would like to be on a volunteer list for future reference, please contact Kenda Sipma at kenda.sipma@gmail.com 
We also have a class gmail:  meridianhsclass2020@gmail.com
 

Class of 2021 Booster Club

NEW - just in time for the holidays!  We are selling Meridian stadium blankets.  Cost is $60.  The deadline to order in time for the holidays is Oct. 26. 
Click HERE to see a sample and order yours! 

Senior year is approaching fast!  We need to assemble a list of parents/guardians and email addresses.  Please send info to Stephanie Bash - 360-510-8558 or slbash@msn.com.
We are selling sweatshirts, stadium seats, pop sockets & cinch sacks.  

 

Class of 2022 Booster Club

We are selling youth sweatpants, men's and women's jogger pants, black beanie hats, striped beanie hats, and fishermen hats.  
If you have any questions, suggestions or would like additional information about upcoming events send an e-mail to our class Gmail account meridianhs2022@gmail.com.
We also have a class Facebook page at Meridian High School Class of 2022.

 

Connect with Meridian on social media!

The Meridian School District uses several forms of social media to inform community of events, accomplishments and needs in the Meridian School District:

· Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/meridianschooldistrict505/

· Instagram - @meridianschooldistrict505

· Twitter - @meridian505

 
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