Superintendent’s Message

Messages from the Superintendent

September 9, 2020 MSD Board Meeting

By |2020-09-07T10:30:42-07:00September 7th, 2020|Categories: Superintendent's Message|

Greetings Meridian Students and Families, Due to the Governor’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy order, we have been conducting our board meetings via Zoom. We are hosting our next regular School Board meeting this Wednesday, September 9 at 7:00 pm. The public has the opportunity to comment during each of our School Board meetings. Our virtual board meetings are no different. If you would like to share a comment with the Board, they may be emailed to communications@meridian.wednet.edu by 3:00 pm Wednesday, September 9th. Board Chair Marty Gray will share the comments during the public comment portion of the board meeting. [...]

Superintendent’s Message

By |2020-09-05T16:37:41-07:00September 5th, 2020|Categories: Superintendent's Message|

A continuación se muestra una traducción al español. ਇੱਕ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਅਨੁਵਾਦ ਹੇਠਾਂ ਦਿੱਤਾ ਗਿਆ ਹੈ। Greetings Meridian Families and Students, The first three days of school have come and gone. We wanted to share some of the feedback we received from teachers and parents. It was widely reported by our teachers many of our students were able to make their class meetings. Fantastic! As we have shared before, this is an entirely different manner of teaching. Many of our teachers have been learning about how to implement Google Classroom, both with in-district training and with remote learning experts provided [...]

Update: Meridian Enhanced Remote Learning

By |2020-08-15T15:05:00-07:00August 15th, 2020|Categories: Superintendent's Message|

A continuación se muestra una traducción al español. ਇੱਕ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਅਨੁਵਾਦ ਹੇਠਾਂ ਦਿੱਤਾ ਗਿਆ ਹੈ। Good Afternoon, Meridian Families, I am reaching out today because we know there are questions about how our remote schedules are going to work. We know there is concern of repeating the emergency learning situation we experienced during the Spring school closures. I want to thank those who have reached out with questions and for your patience while we work through the details of this ever-changing environment to make learning better. Details were released earlier today about the distribution of student devices, an important [...]

Meridian Enhanced Remote Learning

By |2020-08-20T13:38:08-07:00August 6th, 2020|Categories: Superintendent's Message|

A continuación se muestra una traducción al español. ਇੱਕ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਅਨੁਵਾਦ ਹੇਠਾਂ ਦਿੱਤਾ ਗਿਆ ਹੈ। Dear Meridian Families, Students, and Staff, As you know, we have recommended starting the school year in a remote learning model to safely engage students and staff. We learned from our experience in the spring and through feedback from families, we are committed to doing things differently this school year. We have made investments in both technology and professional development to provide a more robust and responsive learning experience. Our Meridian Enhanced Remote Learning model is designed to meet the learning needs of our [...]

Back to School Update

By |2020-08-04T20:59:40-07:00August 4th, 2020|Categories: Superintendent's Message|

Dear Meridian Families, Students, and Staff, As the 2020–2021 School Year approaches we have closely monitored the development of COVID-19 both locally, and across our nation. Over the past few months, we have connected with parents, teachers, and administrators to hear thoughts and perspectives on reopening schools. We have worked with local partners to process health and safety concerns while balancing the needs of our community. After all of this, we used the information to create a variety of models and then surveyed our community to see which model would be best for our students, families, and staff. We [...]

August 5, 2020 MSD Board Meeting

By |2020-08-03T16:30:18-07:00August 3rd, 2020|Categories: Superintendent's Message|

Greetings Meridian Students and Families, Due to the Governor’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy order, we have been conducting our board meetings via Zoom. We are hosting our next regular School Board meeting this Wednesday, August 5 at 7:00 pm. The public has the opportunity to comment during each of our School Board meetings. Our virtual board meetings are no different. If you would like to share a comment with the Board, they may be emailed to communications@meridian.wednet.edu by 3:00 pm Wednesday, August 5th. Board Chair Marty Gray will share the comments during the public comment portion of the board [...]

Virtual Drinks with the Doc

By |2020-08-01T19:37:48-07:00August 1st, 2020|Categories: Superintendent's Message|

Meridian Students, Families and Staff: Please join Meridian Superintendent, Dr. James Everett, on Monday, August 3rd at 6 PM for a virtual “Drinks with the Doc”. This session will be to share current thinking about the plans for the 2020-2021 school year. Dr. Everett will be taking questions during the meeting Monday. If you would like to submit your questions in advance please send them to communications@meridian.wednet.edu. Please see the Zoom link below for meeting attendance. Thank you! https://zoom.us/j/96397372818 Estudiantes, Familias y Personal de Meridian: Por favor, únase al Superintendente Meridian, Dr. James [...]

July 29 Special Meeting and Board Work Session

By |2020-07-27T19:51:36-07:00July 27th, 2020|Categories: Superintendent's Message|

Greetings Meridian Students and Families, Due to the Governor’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy order, we have been conducting our board meetings via Zoom. We are hosting a Special Meeting and Board Work Session this Wednesday, July 29 at 6:00 pm. Attendees may link to the Zoom webinar via this link: https://zoom.us/j/95025618192. See more information here.

Important 2020-2021 Message and Survey

By |2020-07-03T20:16:22-07:00July 3rd, 2020|Categories: Superintendent's Message|

Dear Meridian School District Families, With the close of the 2019-20 school year, our team has turned our focus to preparing for the reopening of school in the fall. The purpose to this message is to share our current thinking and ask for feedback in a couple of areas. There is a link to a 3-question survey at the bottom of this message. We have learned a lot over the last three months. Our goal for next year is to have students on our campuses as much as possible for in-person instruction while complying with health and safety requirements. [...]

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