Last night the Lady Raiders won their season opener here at home 58-34 against Heyworth. Karsyn Skaggs drained two threes for 6 points. Makayla Morris had 2 steals and Courtney Maslana played great defensive for the ladies along with Faith Harper's 18 points. Carly DeSutter nets 13 with a buzzer-beater to end the game, and Cora DeSutter added 19 along with Maddie Sidwell’s 2 points and 9 rebounds. The Lady Raiders play again Saturday in Brimfield.
Cora DeSutter signed with ICC to play basketball for the Cougars next year. Midwest Central is proud of Cora's accomplishments and wishes her the best of luck in her future.
The Lady Raiders open their basketball season tonight at home vs Heyworth. Tip off will be at 6:00. There will only be a V game. Good Luck Ladies!
Great Job cast, crew, Mrs. Appell, Mrs. Fisher, and parents on the Middle School musical Matilda!!
Logan Justus signed with Missouri Southern State University to play baseball for the Lions next year. Midwest Central is proud of Logan's accomplishments and wishes him the best of luck in his future.
To all those who have served, and those who continue to serve… Happy Veterans Day!
Meet the Raiders will be held tonight in the HS gym. The pep band will begin playing at 5:30. At 6:00 the introduction and performances of the members of the pep band, cheerleading, girls basketball, and boys basketball will commence.
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All High School students in Tazewell County are invited to attend the “Teens Unlimited” Teen Conference. The purpose of the Conference is to 1) present information on topics relevant to teen issues 2) encourage self-awareness 3) provide a basis for leadership If you are interested in attending the conference on January 13th, pick up a registration sheet from Mrs. Harbourn. They are due by December 10th.
Kayla Julius, a senior at Midwest Central High School, has been selected by the faculty and staff as Student of the Month in Math. Kayla is the daughter of Cheri Julius of Manito. Throughout high school, Kayla has been involved in Student Council, National Honor Society, Interact Club, Science Club, and History League. She is also the President of Student Council. After graduation, Kayla plans on finishing her training in the Army National Guard and furthering her education at an undecided college. Kayla personally thanks Midwest Central School District for selecting her for this program.
Students with perfect attendance for October were entered into this month’s raffle to encourage & reward great attendance! Roughly 85 students had perfect attendance in October & these students received a gift card, snack & drink! Thanks to our Platinum sponsors, TN&W and Country General for supporting student performance!
It’s time for National Honor Society’s Holiday Gift Card Raffle! Tickets are being sold until Friday, November 18. Come out and support “Meet the Raiders” on Friday, November 11, and purchase your raffle tickets. YOU could be our big winner! Thank you in advance for your support!
Please join us for a blood drive at the Forman Center, co-sponsored by Midwest Central High School’s National Honor Society, on Thursday, November 10, 2022, from 1:00-5:30 PM Visit RedCrossBlood.org to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome! By donating at this blood drive, you are helping one or more graduating seniors earn a scholarship. You can save up to 15 minutes when you donate blood by using RapidPass! Visit RedCrossBlood.org/RapidPass for more information.
MCHS Cheerleaders participated in a stunt and tumbling clinic with Aerial Athletics on Saturday 10/29.
3 hours of stunting makes cheerleaders hungry! Team feed at Denny’s!!
Meet the Raiders will be held on Friday, November 11th in the HS gym. The pep band will begin playing at 5:30. At 6:00 the introduction and performances of the members of the pep band, cheerleading, girls basketball, and boys basketball will commence.
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Mrs DeSutter's ICC BIOL 140 class would like to thank their guest speakers today for bringing the equipment and pig hearts and especially for helping with the dissection. Their knowledge and enthusiasm about anatomy was awesome! We appreciate their time in help us learn about human anatomy in a hands-on situation!
Hello Fellow Raiders, I have just a few quick updates for you: 1. With the publication of the updated Mason County Crisis Resources I received some information for those in Tazewell County. Thank you to those who shared the information. The 800 number below can be used for anyone in IL experiencing a crisis situation. There is also a local 24/7 crisis service serviced by UnityPlace in Pekin. • 1.800.345.9049 Statewide Crisis line • https://www2.illinois.gov/hfs/MedicalProviders/behavioral/sass/Pages/sasshome.aspx • 309.347.1148 Tazewell County UnityPlace Crisis line • https://www.unitypoint.org/peoria/contact-unityplace.aspx 2. The District and School report cards have been published and the link can be found on our website at midwestcentral.org. For those wishing a paper copy please call 309.968.6868 to request a paper copy. 3. With the holidays approaching I wanted to provide some upcoming event dates. Primary School Donuts with Dudes November 10 @ 7:00-7:45 AM K-2 Winter Concert December 13 @ 6:30 PM District Band/Chorus Concert at the High School December 11 @ 2:00 PM (5th Grade Band) Middle School Matilda Musical November 12 @ 10:00 AM Band/Chorus Winter Concert December 6 @ 7:00 PM District Band/Chorus Concert at the High School December 11 @ 2:00 PM (MS Band) High School Veteran’s Day Breakfast November 11 @ 9:00 AM Veteran only event RSVP required Meet the Raider Night November 11 @ 6:00 PM District Band/Chorus Concert December 11 @ 2:00 PM Sincerely, Dr. Todd Hellrigel
Noah Enderby, a Midwest Central High School senior, has been selected as Student of the Month in Spanish. Noah is the son of Eric and Tracey Enderby. Throughout his high school career, Noah has been involved in Student Council, National Honor Society, FFA, Spanish Club, Scholastic Bowl, and Science Club. Noah is the Science Club president and the 2023 Class Representative. After Graduation, Noah plans to major in Nuclear Engineering at UIUC and pursue a career in renewable energy. Noah personally thanks the Midwest Central School District for selecting him for this program and his family for supporting him through his academic journey.