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Rogue One: “Jyn”uinely a new favorite Star Wars film

Rogue One: “Jyn”uinely a new favorite Star Wars film

Sadie Scott, Reporter
January 13, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Featured A&E, Movies, Review

If you're a nerd, like me, you know Star Wars. You know every character, every battle, every plot; but have you ever thought about the backstories behind your favorite films? Rogue One, which is out in theaters now, goes in depth explaining how the Rebellion grew and how they retrieved the plans for the...

A Meridian Christmas

Austin Durbin, Reporter
January 2, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Tuesday, December 20th, the Meridian Chorus group will have their Christmas concert at the high school. The concert will be held in the gymnasium at 7:00 p.m. The chorus group has been working really hard to make sure that the concert will be amazing. They have put in so much time that the concert...

Ghost The Musical: School Edition

Ghost The Musical: School Edition

Justin Hendrian, Reporter
November 11, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Theatre

After attending the dress rehearsal for the show last night, it is obvious that a lot of time, effort and dedication went into the making of this year's musical. This musical is a romantic drama. Nothing is perfect, but this comes as close as you will get. There were only a few minor technical difficulties...

Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

TillieAnn Boliard, Editor-in-Chief
May 20, 2016
Filed under Movies, Showcase

Back in early May of 2014, Neighbors, starring Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, and Zac Efron, came to theaters. Now, in mid-May of 2016, the sequel to this well-known comedy is here. If you remember Neighbors, you probably remember the laughter that came with it. Now, Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, is prov...

Let’s paint a picture of what is going on

Let’s paint a picture of what is going on

Madison Heidemann, Reporter
April 12, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Interested in art and creativity? Let's paint a picture of what is going on in the art world and hope that it draws up a crowd. From March 31st through April 7th the Madden Arts Center hosted a gallery for schools within a 50-mile radius of Decatur. This year 30 works of art from both the high sch...

It’s the 80’s all over again

It’s the 80’s all over again

TillieAnn Boliard, Editor-in-Chief
March 4, 2016
Filed under Arts, Showcase, Theatre

Rock of Ages, written by Chris D'Arienzo, was the perfect choice for Meridian Drama Club's first performance in the new auditorium. After attending the dress rehearsal for the show on Thursday evening, it is obvious a lot of time, effort and dedication went into the making of this year's musical. ...

Ride Along 2: Was it worth the hype

Ride Along 2: Was it worth the hype

Cinda Vaughn, Reporter
February 11, 2016
Filed under Movies

As his wedding day approaches, Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who's supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product. (IMBD) After  watching the first Ride Along, I was hoping for a squeal. When I saw the first trailer for Ride Along 2,  I...

Hunger Games meets The Bachelor

Hunger Games meets The Bachelor

TillieAnn Boliard, Editor-in-Chief
January 25, 2016
Filed under Books

America Singer and 34 other girls compete to win the heart of Illéa’s prince, Maxon Schreave, in a nationally televised competition known as The Selection. The description listed on Goodreads (goodreads.com), a website with a variety of information on books and authors, captures this series perfectly. A...

Star Wars- the force awakens in this article

Star Wars- the force awakens in this article

Madison Heidemann, Reporter
January 19, 2016
Filed under Movies

Don’t worry, unlike most articles, there will be no spoilers if you have not seen the movie yet. Here is the summary of what is going on in the movie according to the internet. "Thirty years after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, the galaxy faces a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and the First...

Ready to rock?

Ready to rock?

Lauren Duffer, Reporter
January 15, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Theatre

Meridian High School Drama is performing the show Rock of Ages on March 4th and 5th. The show is being directed by Ms. Moore, and Ms. Dowd is the vocal coach. On January 2nd, Moore gathered some drama students and their families who volunteered to help pick up the set from the Springfield Theatre Cen...

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