Fourth Graders have their voices heard

Meridian Public Schools Fourth Graders recently attended a County Commissioners meeting to suggest improvements to Sanford Lake Park. "For our social studies project, we taught the kids about government and I contacted Chairman Mark Bone asking if we could take a public issue and present it to the board. I want to thank you for making this authentic for them. It's really cool for them to see that when people want a change in their community, they can present something like this." -Ann Wittbrodt, 4th grade teacher.

Students had many suggestions that were taken to the board and the commissioners were not only listening intently, but Midland County Parks and Recreation Director John Schmude sat in the crowd taking copious notes.

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We would like to say congratulations to the fourth graders on a job well done.

Congratulations to the Equestrian Team!

Congratulations to the Meridian Equestrian Team on being the MIHA Region 6 Champions! They took the win with over a 100 point lead. Here are some individual results:

  • Cammy Ankoviak, 71 points
  • Brynn Arnold, 43 points
  • Sydney Clever, 19 points
  • Alex Dodman, 99 points
  • Morgan Glann, 119 points
  • Jenna Holzinger, 104 points
  • Gracie Spangler, 26 points
  • Maria Tanzini, 25 points
  • Riley Warren, 124 points
  • Hunter White, 13 points

That makes for a grand total of 643 points. In second place was Shepherd with 527 points, 3rd was Gladwin with 497, and 4th was Millington with 136. The Mustang Equestrian team has worked extremely hard this season and their hard work is paying off! If you would like to catch more of the action, stop on out to the Midland County Fairgrounds for the State Competition to support your Mustang Equestrian Team. States is held on October 12th through the 15th. The competition will begin in the afternoon of the 12th and end during the early afternoon of the 15th. Good Luck Equestrian Team!

Hats off to...

Hats off to the Varsity Softball team on being Jack Pine Conference Champions! The ladies have worked very hard this season and it has shown. Want to catch some of the action before the season is over? Stop on out for Districts being held here on campus from May 30th to June 3rd. Check the Athletic Calendar for more details. Go Mustangs!