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All Pro Dad Meeting

Next Meeting: Tuesday, November 26th

Our next All Pro Dad Day of this school year will be on Tuesday, November 26th at 7 AM. We are calling all dads, grandpas, uncles, and guardians of students at Highland and Monroe Center Elementary Schools to please join us with their students for a time of fun, interaction and teachable moments for both kids and adults. All that and free breakfast for all!! This month’s focus is on . . .

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Meridian Invests in New Cleaning Equipment

Meridian has recently enhanced the cleaning and disinfecting protocols already in place with our investment in the Clorox® Total 360® System, an electrostatic sprayer paired with trusted Clorox® disinfecting and sanitizing solutions for more comprehensive surface disinfection, which will help prevent illnesses from occurring and stop the spread of harmful germs if spikes in illness do occur. Illness-causing . . .

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Meridian Increases the Rate to Substitute Teach in District 223

The Meridian CUSD 223 Board of Education voted unanimously at the November Board meeting to increase the daily rate of substitute teachers to $105. This increase is on the heels of a previous increase two years ago which compensated substitute teachers who frequently substituted in the district to earn up to $100 per day for their service. Despite the previous effort to honor and compensate frequent substitute teachers at a higher . . .

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Meridian Education Foundation Draw Down

Sunday, February 9

Tickets for this year's Meridian Education Foundation Draw Down are on sale! This year's Draw Down will be on February 9th with the dinner beginning at 4 PM and the draw down starting at 6 PM. This year there will be 350 tickets available for order. Ways to buy: 1. Contact any member of the MEF Board (Jill Huber, PJ Caposey, Toby Behmer, Deana Simpson, Deb Thibodeau, Joe Mullikin, Val Stone, Brittany . . .

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Anonymous Reporting

Ogle Safe App & MCUSD 223 Anonymous Reporting Link

  To Report a School Threat to Ogle County Sheriff's Office Please download this mobile app to anonymously report any illegal activities or threats of self-harm or school violence.  Ogle Safe - Apps on Google Play   To Report a School Threat to Meridian #223 Anonymous  MCUSD 223 Anonymous Report Link  

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Holiday Hope Chest

Helping Keep Our Students Warm with Outside Clothing & Christmas Gifts

  The Meridian School District Counselors, local Churches and organizations have partnered together to provide assistance in keeping District children warm this year by donating winter wear.  The donated items will be new or gently used. The program implements an every-other year basis for coats, snow pants and boots. If you ask for assistance in 2019, you will be eligible again to ask for assistance in 2021 for coats, . . .

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Winter Weather Planning and Protocols

updated October 28, 2019

With November upon us, we felt it a good idea to provide a winter weather reminder for families. Winter weather can impact school in three ways: late start, early out, or the cancellation of school . As a District, we would like to remind you that the winter months are here and that each family needs to establish plans and protocols given any of the above scenarios. In the past, I have always attempted to avoid . . .

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myOn Digital Library for Meridian K-5th Grade Students

Highland & Monroe Center Links!

Click HERE  to access myOn through Clever   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 Simpson, Meridian CUSD 223 instructional coach says, . . .

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2019 – 2020 School Registration

Athletic/Activity Registration is Also Available

The 2019 – 2020 registration is available! Current students can register be registered online, new students can visit the district office.  Here are important dates and registration information as we move forward so that everyone can be prepared. Important Dates All fees must be paid in full for the current school year and previous years including Fee Management (school fees of . . .

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Calendar Update

Minor Changes 2018-19 & Changes 2019-20

MCUSD 223 Family: At the March Board of Education meeting action was taken to approve minor amendments to this year’s calendar and to next year’s calendar (in addition to approving the 20-21 school calendar). A few details on the calendar may have a significant impact on our district families so I thought it necessary to communicate the changes out via an all-email. The first change impacts this . . .

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