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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...

A variety of traditions

A variety of traditions

Madison Kirkland, Reporter
January 14, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Meridian High School starts a new tradition, the Variety Show. On December 22nd, right before winter break, Meridian High School hosted the Variety Show, which was basically like a talent show. It took a lot of time and effort to set up and for students to gain the courage to sign up. The idea wa...

Fallout 4 will not soon “fall out” of favor with gamers

Fallout 4 will not soon “fall out” of favor with gamers

Madison Heidemann, Reporter
December 10, 2015
Filed under Video Games

Fallout 4 is an open- world game set in the post-apocalyptic Boston in the year 2287, which is 210 years after a nuclear war. The game starts off with the player emerging from an underground bunker, known as a Vault. During the game, you can complete quests and get experience points to level up your charact...

Crawford’s New Location

Crawford’s New Location

Boyd Mathias, Staff Reporter
April 20, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Restaurants

If you are looking for a new place to eat then I would recommend Crawford’s Pizza and Pub. They have a location in Maroa and a newly opened restaurant in Mt. Zion. Crawford’s has a wide variety of food such as pasta, pizza, soup, salad, and wings. One of the famous crowd pleasers that just about...

Half Bad

Half Bad

Shyanne Hagler, Staff Reporter
April 17, 2015
Filed under Books

Wanted by no one. Hunted by everyone.   Written by Sally Green, is Half Bad. A young adult novel that contains much fantasy but teaches lessons along the way. This book was first published January 1, 2014. It is the start of an interesting trilogy of alienation, and a strong will to survive. ...

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