Meridian Community: Last night the Board gave unanimous support to the plan that is attached below. This plan is over 25 pages and still does not adequately capture all of the complexities and logistical decisions that need to be made in the coming weeks. So, we will need your continued attention throughout this very unusual summer. As we move forward it is vitally important that you take this, approximately 1 . . .
Meridian Community: Over the past several months we have asked your opinion in a variety of ways on a variety of subjects. We have attempted to be thoughtful in our approach and your feedback has certainly guided our efforts. The questions asked last week were done so intentionally based on what we assumed would be our ‘hot-button’ issues in attempting to construct a plan that both meets the state guidance and fulfills . . .
Meridian Community: In early June, we (a few Meridian CUSD 223 Leadership Team members) were contacted by a parent group asking for support in helping to fight racism in our communities and within our schools. Since that communication, the district has had many conversations on this topic at multiple levels. The purpose of this statement is to affirm that the district is firmly committed to helping fight racism and recognize our role . . .
Meridian Community: As you know, over the past few months we have attempted to be communicative and collaborative throughout the process of evolving our schools to meet the new demands created as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This week, ISBE released (what is expected to be) their final guidance document prior to the start of the school year. I am sure many of you have already read this document, as it went viral on social . . .
SUMMER OFFICE HOURS Beginning June 22, 2020 District Office Monday – Thursday, 9am - 2pm SVHS Monday – Thursday, 9am - 2pm MJHS, Monroe Center, Highland Closed until further notice Out of an abundance of caution we ask that the following precautions be . . .
Meridian Community: At this link below you will find the results of the parent and student survey sent out requesting information on our community's thoughts on how we should attempt to start school in the fall knowing what we did a few weeks ago. The survey results were incredibly meaningful to our efforts as we continue to juggle many scenarios. The thoughtfulness of the information provided is sincerely appreciated. If you . . .
(June 24, 2020) Incoming Kindergarten Families! The district office is open for registration. If possible, please get in and provide documentation for residency and paperwork. We know that many have entered into new and unique financial situations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please know that you are able to simply turn in registration and prove residency and then take care of registration fees later. If you need . . .
The 2020 – 2021 registration is now open. Registration can be accessed through your Skyward Family Access account for current students in the Meridian #223 school district. The Board of Education has approved to extend the Early Incentive Registration indefinitely. This means that you are still able to pay on your account and receive the early incentive rate. You can view your . . .
The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) compiled the following recommendations for families to understand how to support students during the mandatory suspension of in-person instruction. Please click HERE for that information. View additional information and detailed Remote Learning Recommendations in English, Spanish, Polish, and Arabic. Additionally, view continually updated FAQs regarding the . . .
Buildings & Grounds Facility Use Request System We are excited to inform you that starting in 2017 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 Facility Rental Info Quick Sheet 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 Save the date: First Annual Spring Wellness Fair! Please plan on joining us for this fun and FREE family event Saturday, March 14th from 9am-3pm . We will have local health and wellness organizations on hand with info about our local resources. Some free services that will be offered include: Chair massages Flexibility and mobility screening Body fat testing Blood pressure screening Hearing and vision screening There will also be drawings for door prizes! The event is open to the community Stillman Valley High School multi-purpose room We hope to see you there! As we start to lose sunlight, it may be time to start taking a Vitamin D supplement. We get most of our Vitamin D from the sun, so our intake decreases when the weather is colder since we spend . . .
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