Wise Cat Club
The Wise Cat Club is a scholastic club designed to honor
and recognize students who have achieved academic excellence in a
nine-week grading period.
To be eligible for the academic Wise
Cat Club, a student must have a 3.5 or better grade point average
during a nine-week grading period. A student cannot qualify if
he/she has received an "F" at any time during the year for a
nine-week grade or an exam grade in regular classes or below a "C"
in honors or AP classes. Students in the Wise Cats Club will be
recognized in the following ways:
recognition celebration will be given by Adopt-A-School sponsors,
PTMHS, and/or Meridian High School faculty and staff at the end of
the year. This celebration will be for those who maintain a 3.5 for
the first three nine weeks' grading periods.
2. Names of all
members will be displayed in the showcase.
To be eligible for honor roll at Meridian High School, a
student must have a grade point average of 3.25 and above during a
nine-week grading period. Students will be recognized in the
1. A letter
will be sent home with the report cards to parents informing them
of student recognition.
2. Names of all
honor roll students will be displayed in the showcase and in the
This award recognizes and honors students who have made a
significant improvement in academic classes. To be eligible for
this award, a student must raise his overall grade point average by
one whole point from one grading period to the next. Students will
be recognized with the following:
recognition celebration given by PTMHS and Meridian High School
faculty and staff.
2. A letter
sent home to parents informing them of student recognition and
certificate of honor awarded to the qualifying students at the
The Outstanding Student Citizenship Awards provides the
opportunity for students to be recognized and rewarded for
outstanding citizenship. This includes those students with perfect
attendance, no tardies, or no discipline referrals. Teachers submit
names for students who demonstrate outstanding
behavior/citizenship. The types of awards/rewards will vary. It is
likely that these may be awarded by raffle. Various rewards will be
provided by community sponsors.
The Student-of-the-Quarter award is designed to honor
students who have demonstrated excellence subject matter areas.
Students are selected by departments at the end of each nine-week
grading period. Students may be chosen for this recognition based
on the following criteria: Academic performance, attendance and
punctuality, attitude, citizenship,cooperation, effort, and
leadership. Students are recognized by receiving a letter of
commendation and having their name placed on display in the