Mercer County Junior High School

203 N. Washington St 

Joy, IL  61260

phone: 309/584-4174
fax: 844/990-4129 

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Mercer County Junior High

Wednesday,  Oct 20, 2021


Today’s Announcements

Guy Talk and Authentic Voices for 7th graders will be this afternoon.  You need to check in with your teacher before going.  


Picture retakes will be this morning.  The teachers will let you know when you are able to go to the main gym for these.


There are still band or chorus students who need to turn in their fundraising money. Please take it to the office by this afternoon. 



Boys basketball is today at 3:30 in the main gym. 

The girls basketball team will host against Sherrard today at 5:30. Players staying after school will go to Mr. Koresko’s room.


Word of the day

Widdershins - something moving in the wrong direction or counter-clockwise. In his excitement to see me, my dog will run widdershins when I get home from work everyday.



Today’s lunch: biscuits and gravy, hash browns, yogurt cup, fruit and milk

Tomorrow's biscuits and sausage gravy, fruit and milk


Pledge of Allegiance - I pledge allegiance to the flag 

of the United States of America, 

and to the republic for which it stands, 

one nation under God, indivisible, 

with liberty and justice for all. 

Pumpkin Harvest


(October 18 – 22)


Morning Duty:  Koresko / Swanson

Afternoon Duty:  Reusch / Tatro

Detention:  Reusch


Monday, October 18

  BB practice starts


Tuesday, October 19


Wednesday, October 20

  School Picture Retakes – 8:00am

  GBB w/Sherrard – 5:30

  7th Grade Authentic Voices – 9th period – Rm. 105

   7th Grade Guy Talk – 9th period – Rm. 101


Thursday, October 21

  GBB at Roseville – 5:30

  (Bus time – 4:00)

  • 200 E. Gossett, Roseville


Friday, October 22


Saturday, October 23

  GBB w/Rockridge – 10:00am


Upcoming Events:

Oct. 25 – GBB w/Central – 5:30

Oct. 27 – GBB at Knoxville – 5:30

Oct. 27 – 8th grade Guy Talk/Authentic Voices

Oct. 28 – NO SCHOOL / P-T Conf.

Oct. 29 – NO SCHOOL / P-T Conf.

Nov. 1 – GBB at Orion – 5:30

Nov. 2 – GBB w/Avon – 5:30

Nov. 3 – 7th grade Guy Talk/Authentic Voices

Nov. 5 – 12:30 Dismissal

Nov. 8 – GBB at Sherrard – 5:30

Nov. 9 – GBB at Monmouth ICS

Nov. 10 – GBB w/Mon-Roseville – 5:30

Nov. 10 – 8th grade Guy Talk/Authentic Voices

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