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Band’s first Alumni Night

Band’s first Alumni Night

Sydney Moore, Reporter
February 14, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

On February 10, the Meridian band held their first Alumni Night. The band was joined by Travis Robinson, Casey Reed, Lexi Doss, Josiah Dennis, and Cody Dawson. The five alumni received music that night and had little time to practice. "Being back and playing the saxophone and seeing Mr. Hicks and...

Changing viewpoints, journalism tackles public relations

Changing viewpoints, journalism tackles public relations

Drew Snow, Reporter
February 10, 2017
Filed under News

In these past weeks, the class members of Ms. Moore's 2016-17 Journalism I and II classes have been working on their Public Relations projects. Ms. Moore said that the goal of these projects is, "to promote positive change in areas where students feel negativity in the school." These projects are...

Students share their opinion on the Muslim ban

Students share their opinion on the Muslim ban

Andrea Ricker, Editor-in-Chief
February 9, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

On Friday, January 27, President Donald Trump signed a new executive order, which includes a number of things, including a temporary ban on seven (majority) Muslim countries, and suspension of the U.S. refugee program. Four Meridian students share their thoughts on this new order. "I think the Muslim...

The valedictorian race

The valedictorian race

Ian Carnahan, Reporter
January 25, 2017
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Students at Meridian strive to be the best as they get their 4.0 GPA. To be a valedictorian is one of the highest honors a student can get while in high school, so you can imagine how hard some students are trying to receive this award. There are five valedictorians in the class of 2017: Zach Habermaas,...

Second semester seniors

Second semester seniors

Kendra Merris, Reporter
January 19, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The beginning of the second semester has arrived and seniors have a lot to start thinking about in the next four months before graduation. End of senior year is right around the corner and with that comes the stress of grades, scholarships, graduation and college. "The stresses I have with the end...

Meridian provides teachers ALICE training

Meridian provides teachers ALICE training

Sophie Fiebig, Reporter
January 18, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

On Wednesday, January 4 of the new year, all middle and high school teachers came into school for training to prepare for a possible lock-down scenario. Teachers started off their day with a faculty meeting and preparing classes for the second semester. They later participated in a mandatory traini...

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...

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