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Study break

Study break

Connor Hurelbrink, Reporter
January 12, 2017
Filed under News

Due to bad weather on December 19, 2016, semester exam days for students and teachers were split up by winter break. Most students look forward to winter break so they can become stress-free and unwind. However, with the exams being split, things were a little different this year. Some teachers were...

Vinyl Club: a love for music

Vinyl Club: a love for music

Ian Carnahan, Reporter
January 5, 2017
Filed under News

The vinyl club is a new organization where students discuss and listen to their favorite music. The vinyl club, sponsored by Mr. Rude, is a welcome addition to Meridian's diverse selection of activities. For those who do not know, vinyl club is a group where students gather to discuss and listen to...

New year, new you?

New year, new you?

Corryn Brock, Reporter
January 5, 2017
Filed under Advice, News

With the beginning of  new year comes resolutions, but what kind of resolutions are Meridian students making? What is your New Years resolution? Brian Reed (freshman), Candi Duncan (sophomore), and Kenzie Oakley (junior), all have varying opinions on how well the tradition of resolutions works...

Writing a children’s book

Kendra Merris, Reporter
January 2, 2017
Filed under News

On December 16 the Child Development class will present their children's book projects in front of the entire class. For the project, they had to write and make pictures for a children's book. Each story has to at least be 10 pages or 5 front and back, each page should have at least four sentences...

The hard work pays off: Illinois State Scholars

The hard work pays off: Illinois State Scholars

Audrey McConnell, Reporter
January 2, 2017
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Zack Habermaas, Cole Damery, Chelsea Getz, Amy Aukamp, Dominique McPeek-Garwitz, and Marissa Oliver have become Illinois State Scholars not only by being smart but working their hardest to maintain good grades. "Getting the Illinois State Scholar really just made me feel like my hard work has paid...

Exams are coming

Hannah Morrow, Reporter
January 2, 2017
Filed under News

It's that time of year again for exams. Students and teachers are preparing for the upcoming exams on the 19 and 20. "I think that [exams] are definitely necessary and an unnecessary equal.  Exams are not something that most students enjoy obviously.  They are more open to interpretation than whe...

Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions

Spencer Maxwell, Reporter
January 2, 2017
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At Meridian High School, it's getting close to Christmas, so students are getting ready for their holiday traditions. For FCS teacher, Ms. Warnick, Christmas is her "favorite" holiday. She tries to watch as many Christmas movies as possible with her family. "My favorite Christmas movie is Christmas...

Binder troubles

Cameron Getz, Reporter
January 2, 2017
Filed under News, Uncategorized

Students from Meridian High School are having trouble with their English II binder that is due at end of semester. Most people would think keeping a binder organized for one semester of school would be an easy A, but some students from Meridian disagree. Bentley Etherton is a sophomore from Meridian...

SADD coat drive

SADD coat drive

James Moyer, Reporter
January 2, 2017
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Meridian SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) hosted its first coat drive. The drive started on October 31 and ended on November 30-- roughly 18 coats were donated and given to Pride Cleaners where they were washed and transferred to Dove Inc., an organization dedicated to helping the public...

Secret Santa

Secret Santa

Madison Kirkland, Reporter
January 2, 2017
Filed under News

FCS Club officers and Ms. Warnick showed appreciation to teachers by giving them secret Santa presents on the week of December 12-16. Students draw names of teachers to choose who has whom, that way it is fair. Students choose a faculty/staff member. Over the course of a week, they purchase/make three gif...

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