Congratulations to our very own Dr. PJ Caposey for being named the IASA Superintendent of Distinction for the Northwest Division. Members of the Illinois Association of School Administrators (IASA) Northwest Division have selected Dr. PJ Caposey, Superintendent of the Meridian Public Schools, as their Superintendent of Distinction for the 2016-17 school year. Dr. Caposey was nominated by his peers and selected based on . . .
The Meridian CUSD #223 Activities Department would like to publicly recognize and thank the Cardinal Classic 3-on-3 committee for their fundraising efforts and to the sponsors for their generous donation. With the proceeds earned from the 3 on 3 basketball tournament held on Saturday, October 21 st at Meridian Junior High School, the committee was able to donate over $8,000 to the MCUSD 223 Activities Department. The money has been . . .
We are in the beginning stages of implementing a new program within the Transportation Dept. It is a new system that will allow you to know where your child’s bus is at and it will alert you when it’s close for picking up and dropping off your student. We will be implementing one bus at a time so please be patient. Please know that this system is not available on all routes at this point in time. We will send the . . .
Do you have questions about our schools? Check out the promotional videos for each school in our district. Great job by all involved and a special thank you to DW Films USA . Not only did they do a great job - but this was done entirely by a student for work in a class. Highland Grade School - Grades Pre-K - 2nd Grade Monroe Center Grade School - Grades 3-5 . . .
Click HERE for Highland Elementary Click HERE for Monroe Center Grade School MyON is an online, interactive, digital library that offers unlimited access to thousands of enhanced digital books, dynamically matched to each individual student’s interests, Lexile® reading level and grade level, along with a suite of literacy tools that foster engagement and achievement. Deana . . .
Districts of Distinction is a national recognition program created by District Administration magazine to honor school districts that are leading the way with new ideas that work. We’re looking to recognize established initiatives that are yielding quantifiable benefits, and that could be replicated by other districts. After one year of this program, there have been 473 district nominations nationally resulting in 176 . . .
Meridian School District is excited to partner with the Cardinal Cafe for a tasty fundraiser on the third Thursday of every month! V isit the Cardinal Cafe and mention that you are supporting Meridian Schools! Ten percent of all proceeds from meals will be donated back to support the schools. Please help support a local business and our schools at the same time. We hope to see you there!
Dear Parent or Guardian: State law requires the District to notify students and their parents/guardians of the following: School officials are prohibited from demanding a student’s social network password, unless school officials have reasonable cause to believe the student’s social network site contains a violation of a school policy or rule. These social networks include, but are not limited to, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc. Sincerely, MCUSD 223 Administration
Buildings & Grounds Facility Use Request System We are excited to inform you that starting this year we are using a new system to manage our buildings and grounds facility requests. You can use this the following link to get to the Meridian 223 ML Schedules Login Page . Once at that page, if you do not have an account, you can create one by clicking "Create New Account" which is located just underneath the password box. Below you will find links to a few videos that will assist with account creation and submitting facility use requests. How to Create a User Account How to Submit a Facility Use Request If you have any questions or concerns emails can be sent to either Heather Alderks or John Finley .
What is FOIA? The Illinois Freedom of Information Act provides public access to reports, forms, writings records, maps, photographs, papers, recorded information and other documents that were prepared, used, received, possessed, or used by any public body. FOIA does not enable access to documents containing confidential personal information or trade secrets. For more information on FOIA, please click here . For the district's policy in regards to FOIA, please click here . How do I submit a FOIA request? FOIA requests can be submitted via two methods: FAX: 815-645-4325 MAIL: Meridian CUSD 223 ATTN: FOIA Officer 207 W. Main St. Stillman Valley, IL 61084
Weekly Wellness Tip We see many kids each day who have come in very early after school starts with headaches and stomach aches. One of the first questions we asked is if they have had breakfast... many times the answer is - no. The range of reasons can be wide. Most of the time they just did not have time. We all have heard how breakfast is the most important meal of the day. For our kids it is crucial. With the cold Midwest winter at the front door, here are a few reasons why breakfast is a boost: I mproved Grades Eating breakfast can improve cognitive performance, test scores and achievement scores in . . .
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Required Postings Post Title Link Date Posted FY 14 Budget Link 1/31/14 2013 AFR Link 1/31/14 2013 Audit Link 1/31/14 2013 Annual Statement of Affairs Link 1/31/14 2014-18 SVEA Contract Link 9/23/14 Vendors paid over $25,000 FY14 Link 9/29/14 FY 15 Budget Link 1/8/15 2014 AFR Link 1/19/15 2014 Audit Link 1/19/15 2015 AFR Link 11/10/15 2015 Audit Link 11/10/15 2015 Annual Statement of Affairs Link 11/10/15 PARCC Data Link 12/11/15 Admin Compensation Report FY13 Link . . .