Arley Day 5K
Saturday, May 16, 2015 7:00 am
Race Location: Arley First
Baptist Church (1610 Hickory Lane, Arley, AL
35541) to Meek High School Baseball Field and
ending back at Arley First Baptist Church.
Registration begins at the Arley First Baptist
Church at 6:00 am.
Course Description: 3 small
inclines and one moderate hill with a couple of
rough patches in the pavement.
Awards: Top three male and
female receive medals in each age division.
Trophy for Top Overall Male and Female Runner
Proceeds go to the Meek Band
Congratulations to our
Torch competitors from Meek. There were a total
of 25 schools represented on Friday, February
13th at Bevill State in Sumiton. We had 5
students from Meek that placed first or second
in his or her competition. Jeremy G. placed
first in business management, Scott I. in
welding, as well as, Bethany W. in cheerleading.
Second place winners from Meek were Dexter W. in
welding and Zach H. in algebra. Senior first
place winners receive the Torch Scholarship
valued at $1,000 while Sophomores and Juniors
receive a Summer Honors Scholarship. We are
proud of our students that competed.
The Junior Civitans support an
on-going service called The Paper Bag Project.
Each Friday, elementary students in need receive
a paper bag in his or her backpack. In this bag
are items such as: flip top lid microwavable
bowls, fruit cups, Pop-Tarts, cereal bars,
individual Pringles, raisins, Ramen Noodles, mac
and cheese bowls, pudding cups, and snack cakes.
If you would like to help, please bring one of
these items by the high school office or you can
make a monetary donation to the Junior Civitans.
If you have further questions, please contact
Bethany Jordan at 205-384-5825.
The Arley Women’s Club will award $1,000
in scholarships. These scholarships are
neither grade based nor need based. All
interested seniors who will attend a
post-secondary program after graduation are
eligible and encouraged to apply. The deadline
is April 30, 2015.
Maitland Newsome Scholarship
Outstanding Citizenship Scholarship
More Meek High Sports at
Girls & Boys Track
March 23 @ Cold Springs
March 27-@ Cold Springs
April 14-County Track Meet @ WCHS
April 16-@ Cullman
April 24 & 25-Section @ Corner, Al.
May 1 & 2-State @ Cullman, Al.
Notes from your School Nurse...
Respiratory Viruses: What Can We Do To Prevent
You might have seen in the news that there is
currently a respiratory virus, Enterovirus,
causing hospitalizations among some children .
While many who contract the illness will suffer
only mild cold-like symptoms, it is affecting
some children more severely.
The Winston County School District health services
team asked the Winston County Health Department
whether there is anything special we should be
doing to help prevent this virus in our
The Health Department said, while there is
currently no vaccination to prevent the
Enterovirus, there are other prevention
techniques we can use.
Please help us control this virus in our School.
Join us in practicing these basic preventative
measures and encouraging your children to do the
• Use good, frequent hand-washing with soap and
• Avoid close contact with others who are sick.
• Stay home when you are sick with a fever.
• Cover your mouth and nose when you sneeze or
• Clean and disinfect frequently touched
• Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
Together, let’s team up to do what we can to
protect our children from this and other viruses
headed our way this fall and winter.
Thank you! For more information from your
visit the website here.
If you have not already filled out a
Free/Reduced Lunch Form, please do it now.
Basic school funding depends on the free &
reduced forms that the parents are asked to fill
out. Whether the student does or does not eat in
the cafeteria, it is very important to the
Winston County School System that the forms are
completed. Forms may be picked up in the school
office or printed
here. More information about the school
lunch program can be found in the
Bullying and harassment is not tolerated
at Meek High School. Please be
proactive and use the attached form to report
bullying and harassment. You may bring the form
by in person or mail it to Meek High School,
6615 Co. Rd. 41, Arley, AL 35541. An
investigation will be conducted and discipline
assigned if necessary. You may also call or talk
to Marla Murrah, principal, or Lauren Archer,
assistant principal and guidance counselor to
report bullying and harassment.
Student Anti-Harassment Report Form
grade Fine Arts class learning how to make
cylinder-shaped bird houses. Teacher is Sandra
Heaven, professional potter, assisted by Diane
Sharron. Both are volunteers with the Winston
County Arts Council which provides clay, kilns
and other items necessary for a complete pottery
studio to function well.
The pottery studio is located in the former
field house, adjacent to the concession stand.
The Arts Council is grateful to Principal Murrah
for her support of the arts at Meek High School.
See more photos...
Community adult classes are also available. Call
256-339-4332 for info.