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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
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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
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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
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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...

1,000 ways to die… in Mr. Rude’s English

1,000 ways to die… in Mr. Rude’s English

Connor Hurelbrink, Reporter
December 20, 2016
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Many English 101 students have been talking about their Classical Argument final paper that is due on Friday, December 16, in Mr. Rude's class. Some students have already turned their paper in, while others have not even started. The students were tasked with writing a 1,000 word paper on a classical...

When in Rome

When in Rome

Sadie Scott, Reporter
December 15, 2016
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In the summer of 2018, Ms. Moore will be taking a group of students, parents, and teachers alike on an educational trip from Greece to Italy. Members of the trip will learn the customs of the places they visit while exploring different aspects, including their traditions, the foods they eat, ancient...

What’s cookin’ at the Hawks Hot Spot?

What’s cookin’ at the Hawks Hot Spot?

Audrey McConnell, Reporter
December 8, 2016
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Ms. Warnick and the Foods 3/4 classes run the Hawks Hot Spot after school as a learning opportunity and to let other students have a treat. They have about 15-20 people come by after school. Warnick thought of the idea with her foods 2 group in a previous year, when she was going to be moving into...

Scholastic Bowl: 20 years of success

Scholastic Bowl: 20 years of success

Ian Carnahan, Reporter
December 7, 2016
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The Meridian Scholastic Bowl team succeeds in keeping tradition alive with their 6-2 season. Scholastic bowl has been one of the most successful student organizations that Meridian has to offer. Scholastic bowl, for those who do not know, is a game where two teams of five players compete head-to-head...

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