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2016-17 Meridian Junior High Announcements

Week of September 18, 2017

2016-17 Meridian Junior High Announcements

For the Week of September 18






September 18 September 19 September 20 September 21 September 22 September 23


Parent/Teacher Conferences 4-7 pm

6th Grade VB @ Winnebago 4:00;

7th Grade A VB vs. Winnebago 4:00

8th Grade VB A vs Winnebago around 5:00

8th Grade Boys Basketball Parent Meeting 6:00 Rm 103

6th Grade VB vs. Byron 4:00 (MC)

7th Grade A/B VB @ Byron 3:30

8th Grade A/B VB @ Byron 3:30












SV Fall Festival

6th/7th/8th Grade VB @ Sterling (Westwood Facility Building #3 Bus Leaves at 7:30am from SVHS



SV Fall Festival


Important Dates Coming Up:  September 19 - Parent Teacher Conferences 4 - 7 pm; September 27 - Boys Basketball Parent Meeting for 6th/7th grade 6:30 pm MJHS Main Gym; October 15 - 2nd Annual PTO Color Run 


  • Remember the doors don’t open in the morning until 7:00 a.m.  Please try not to drop your student off before that or they will be waiting outside!

  • Please do your best to communicate with your student pick-up procedures before school starts.  If you are picking them up early, please write a note and have your student stop by the office before school.  You must come into the office to sign your student out.

  • Lunch money needs to be dropped off in the office first thing in the morning.  If it comes in after 9:00 a.m. it will not be entered until the next day.

  • Breakfast is served in the small gym in the morning!

  • With volleyball well underway; and basketball and cheer seasons coming up soon I wanted to remind you of the Junior High Weekly Eligibility Policy:

    • A student must receive passing grades in all of his/her subjects

    • Their grade must remain in good standing, and weekly eligibility will be compiled.  A grade of “F” will make a student ineligible.  

    • The following steps will be followed involving eligibility:

      1. First Offense- May not compete in any contests that week, but may practice

      2. Second Offense- May not practice or compete in any contest that week

      3. Third Offense- Athlete will be dismissed from the team.

  • Sign up for the upcoming 3 on 3 Cardinal Classic!  Click HERE for attachment.

BULLYING:  Is It Bullying?

  • When someone says or does something unintentionally hurtful and they do it once, that is RUDE

  • When someone says or does something intentionally hurtful and do it once, that is MEAN

  • When someone says or does something intentionally hurtful and they keep doing it- even when you tell them to stop or show them you are upset, that is BULLYING

  ****Please remind your students this includes things they say/post on social media****
LIBRARY BOOKS AND FINES: Please make sure you have returned all library books and have paid any fines you may owe.  If you have any questions, please see the librarians. 
8TH GRADE BOOK CLUB:  Meets Friday's:  November 3, December 15, January 12, February 2, March 2, April 6, May 11
7TH GRADE BOOK CLUB:  Meets Friday's:   January 19, February 23, March 16, April 13
ILL CHILD:  If your student does not feel well during the school day, they must come down to see the nurse. The nurse will contact you. If your student texts you and asks you to pick them up because they are sick, this may not be excused by the office. If you receive a text from your child, please direct them to the nurse. 

MJHS PTO NEWS:  Please click HERE to see the PTO news: 

  • Cardinal Strong Rec Night for current MJHS Students ONLY is Friday, Sept 15, 2017 from 7-9pm at the junior high. Wear your Red and Black! Tickets are $5 in advance, sold before school the week of rec night on Thursday and Friday or $7 at the door. Concessions will be available. Please see attached flyer.

  • Support the MJHS PTO with the purchase of a Bergner's Coupon book. $500 in savings for only $5 and 100% of your donation goes to the PTO.Click HERE for order form. Please share with friends and family.

  • Our 2nd Annual Color Run will be Sunday, October 15. Registration coming soon. We are currently looking for business sponsors and donations for the silent auction. Please contact the PTO of you can help or visit our website for more information. www.mjhspto.com

  • A new spirit wear order has begun! Youth sizes now available. New performance wear shirts too! To order  check out our website. Orders due Sept. 30 for Oct 20 delivery.

  • Next PTO Meeting is Tuesday, October 3 at 6:00 pm at Cardinal Cafe.  All current MJHS parents and teachers are welcome.

  • Contact Bethany Denton, PTO President, anytime to get involved, volunteer or ask questions at meridianjrhighpto@gmail.com

PBIS STORE:  The next PBIS store is Thursday, October 5th.  Please have all your birdbucks signed.  

LOST AND FOUND:  The Lost and Found is located outside the MJHS office. Please make sure your student claims his/her lost items. You are more than welcome to come and check it out for yourself. Items not claimed will be donated

MORNINGS:  Remember there is no supervision before 7:00 a.m. If you drop your student off before that, they will be outside until the building opens at 7:00 am. 


  • If your student is involved in an activity, they must be academically eligible.  Academically eligible means they must be passing all classes each week.  The following steps will be followed involving eligibility: 
    • First Offense:  the student may not compete in any contests for that week, but may practice with the team.
    • Second Offense:  the student may not practice or compete in any contest for that week.
    • Third Offense:  the student will be dismissed from the team.
    • Remember if your student is involved in a club or sport, they must be in attendance at school for at least 4 periods in order to practice or play in a game.  The absence should be excused by a note from the dentist, doctor, etc.

AGENDAS:  If your student has misplaced his or her agenda, there are extras in the office that may be purchased for $8.00.

LOCKERS - Remember to lock your lockers!  Mrs. Davis feels sad when students’ items go missing, but if you locked your locker, you would not have an issue.  This also includes your gym locker.

LEAVING CAMPUS - Students are NOT allowed to leave campus and then return to get on the bus.  Mrs. Davis is responsible for your student from the moment they leave your house until the moment they get home. For example, they are not allowed to run to Casey’s and then come back on campus. If they are hurt crossing Route 72, Mrs. Davis is responsible.  Any student that does, this will not be allowed to get on the bus.

BIRD BUCKS:  Have you earned any bird bucks?  There is always time to get caught being GREAT!  Use them in the  BIRD BUCK STORE.  Make sure your name is on them.

LIBRARY:  Remember to bring in your Box Tops to the library.  It helps us purchase items to make the MJHS library GREAT!!

Coming Soon


NOTES FROM THE NURSE:  Please continue to reinforce the 3 C's:  CLEAN, COVER, & CONTAIN.  

CLEAN your hands often using soap and water or hand sanitizer.  
COVER your coughs & sneezes with tissue or use your sleeve if no tissue is available.
CONTAIN germs by staying home if you are sick. You should stay home at least 24 hours after being fever-free without the use of fever-reducing medicines.  
Let's stay healthy through this cold & flu season!

Coca Cola Rewards:  A HUGE THANK YOU for all that have donated their lids and points to MJHS.  They have changed their process for this so we are no longer collecting points.  

LUNCH BALANCE:  Please make sure your lunch balances are in the positive for this year.

PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention System) Reminders:  Students can only use cell phones and wear hats after school hours.  Cell phones need to be turned off and put away as soon as you enter the building.  If you have any questions about the PBIS reminders, please contact a teacher.

STUDENTS OF THE MONTH: The following are the students of the month of SEPTEMBER- RESPONSIBILITY!

6th Grade:  
7th Grade:  
8th Grade:  

Congrats to Our Winners !!