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Mercer County Golden Eagles

MESSAGE BOARD

  • School will dismiss at 2pm on Wednesday, April 16th. The offices will be closed for Spring Break through Monday, April 21st. Classes will resume on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014.
  • MC Athletic Booster Club Meeting will be April 16th at 6pm due to the spring break.
  • Mercer County Intermediate Family Night - Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 6:30-8:00pm (See MCIS News for more info)
  • Fresh/ Soph baseball games added vs. Stark County - 4/28/14 @ home, 4:30pm - 5/2/14 @ Stark County, 4:30pm.
  • Jr High Track helpers needed to run track meets. See the athletic page for schedule.

Registration Dates Set

School Registration has been set for August 7th from 10:00am to 6:00pm and August 8th from 7:30am to 1:00pm for all 5 buildings. Regitration packets will be available to print ahead from the website in August.

 

Bus Driver Training Course

There is an initial bus driver course scheduled for: Saturday, April 19th, 2014, 9:00am- 5:00pm.

Regional Office of Education

105 North E. St. Suite 1, Monmouth IL 61462

Call the ROE at (309) 734-6822 with questions.

 

Art Festival Results

Congratulations to the students who participated in the LTC Art Festival held April 8, 2014 at Monmouth College. Click the link below for results.

Art Festival Results

 

Keithsburg Softball Sign up

Softball Sign up Form

Aledo Park District Baseball Sign up

Baseball Sign up Form

Westmer Baseball Sign up

Baseball Flyer

Baseball Sign up Form

 

River Bend Foodbank "Extreme Kids Helping Kids Day"

The River Bend Foodbank is sponsoring a family event on April 26th from 9am-noon. Bring your food or cash donation and stay for the family entertainment. There will be magicians, jugglers, a caricature artist, balloon artist, face painters and more! Proceeds benefit the Backpack feeding program. All children receiving BACK PACKS on Fridays from the Food Bank will receive a FREE pass to attend this event. Check out their Facebook page, or click on the flyer below for more info. https://www.facebook.com/kidshelpingkidsday Information about the back pack program can be found at http://www.riverbendfoodbank.org/backpack.htm.  For every $150 a child can be sponsored for an entire school year.

Click Here for Foodbank flyer

 

Girls' Basketball Camp

The Mercer County High School Girls’ Basketball Program will conduct a basketball skills camp this summer. All girls entering 3rd thru 12th grade that are interested in learning and improving their basketball skills are encouraged to attend.

The High School girls’ basketball coaching staff will organize and run the camp, with the assistance of the High School and past players. Girls will be taught fundamentals in proper shooting form, dribbling and passing techniques as well as advanced individual skills and team development skills.

There will be a $ 25.00 registration fee for campers grades 3rd thru 8th that will include a camp T-shirt. If you have any questions regarding camp, please feel free to contact Coach Steve Moseley at (309) 371-8153. Thank You for supporting Mercer County High School Girls’ Basketball.

Basketball Camp Flyer

 

Upcoming Art Shows

Buchanan Center for the Arts Town and Country Art Show, April 5- May 10
QC Arts High School Art Invitational, April 9-May9
New Boston Art Show (3rd and 4th Grade) April 30
High School Art Show - May 7th

 

Toothmobile in New Boston and Joy

The Toothmobile is coming to New Boston Elementary and Mercer County Junior High on Friday May 2, 2014. For more information, visit the "Health Info" page by clicking the tab at the top of this page.

 

Bullying Grant

The Mercer County Health Department has been awarded a grant for Bullying Prevention to be impelmented at Mercer County School District. Click the link below for more information.

Bullying Prevention

 

 

 

School Phone Notification System

In our effort to improve communication between parents and school, we have implemented a new phone notification service proveded by SchoolReach, a company specializing in school-to-parent communications. Please click on the following link for more information on how the new system works. Please note - the notification phone calls will have a caller ID number of 855-955-8500.

SchoolReach Telephone Broadcast Service

 

Mercer County Backpack Program

New Boston and Apollo Elementary Students Pre-K through 4th grade are invited to be part of a program this year called the "Backpack Program."  This program is a partnership between the Mercer County School District and River Bend Foodbank.  If you choose to enroll, at no cost to you, the Backpack Program provides food for your child each Friday afternoon or on the last day before a long weekend or school vacation.  A bag of non perishable food will be placed in your child’s backpack at the end of the day.  It is for your child to eat over the weekend and is not to be opened until your child is home. 

If you would like to enroll in the program or have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact Nancy Robinson at 309-587-8141.  If you choose to enroll your child in the program, please let us know how the Backpack program is working for you and your family.

Persons who would like to make a donation to the Mercer County Backpack program may write a check to MC Backpack Program -RBFB (Riverbend Food Bank).  Please bring to your school office or to the Intermediate School office, 1002 SW 6th Street, Aledo, IL.  Each backpack costs $4.00 per week, and donations would go towards that.

 

Registration Forms 2013-2014

Registration Forms (13-14)

Registration Handouts/ Postings (13-14) - Informational

Medication Administration Form - Fill out if student needs medication administered at school

Medicaid Authorization Form - Fill out if student receives Medicaid

Military Children Survey (NEW - everyone fills out)

Mercer County Bus Registration Form- (NEW)

Johannes Bus Registration Form- (NEW)

State law requires parents of students entering Pre-K for the first time, Kindergarten, 6th and 9th grades to present evidence of a physical examination and required immunizations of their children upon registering these students for the year.  Updated immunizations are also required for Kindergarten and Ninth grade.  There is also a dental examination requirement for incoming Kindergarten, Second, and Sixth grades.  Upon entering Kindergarten for the first time, another requirement is a vision exam.  Registration in those grades will not be permitted if these records are not presented at the time the child is registered for school.    

                                                                                     

District Information Links

Common Core Standards

Community Forum Handout

Hall of Fame 2014

Hall of Fame Nomination Form

Health Insurance News 2013

Math Curriculum Update

News From the Superintendent 2012/2013

Registration Prices 2013-2014

Sales Tax Presentation

State of the District Report- February 8th, 2013

DISTRICT WELLNESS POLICY