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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
Filed under News, Showcase

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...

New police training facility

New police training facility

Cameron Getz, Reporter
December 7, 2016
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In the fall of 2017, the new police training facility located on South Route 51 next to Rotary Park is scheduled to be in use for law enforcement training. The facility will be used for new recruit officers starting their career in law enforcement. There will also be upper-level administrative courses...

New teacher on the block

New teacher on the block

Austin Durbin, Reporter
November 29, 2016
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Mrs. Campbell is the new graphics and web design teacher. This is her first year at Meridian and she has already made a big impact on the way the students are learning. "I've taught at Warrensburg-Latham, Carrollton, and Lincoln high schools,"  says Campbell. First-year jitters don't even seem...

Changes to the band program

Changes to the band program

Sydney Moore, Reporter
November 29, 2016
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Mr. Tony Hicks, band director, expanded the music program this year by adding two new classes to the elective selection. Guitar and Music Theory and Appreciation were the classes added while fifth grade band was cut. "I see the numbers continuing to grow. I think my main goal is to have an education...

Tech academy wonderers

Tech academy wonderers

Madison Kirkland, Reporter
November 28, 2016
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Many students at Meridian go to Heartland Technical Academy at Richland Community College and many do not attend but wonder about it. Heartland Technical Academy is a place for opportunity and training in the field or career area you are interested in pursuing. The program basically teaches and trains...

Making a hospital stay a little brighter

Making a hospital stay a little brighter

Sadie Scott, Reporter
November 23, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Former Meridian senior, Myia Elliot, is arranging a toy drive to support the St. Louis Children's Hospital in order to bring the children a little more joy this Christmas season. "I hope that I can make children who are suffering and spending the holidays in the hospital, rather than at home, smile...

Blood Drive at Meridian High School

Blood Drive at Meridian High School

Hannah Morrow, Reporter
November 16, 2016
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Meridian National Honor Society (NHS) hosted a blood drive at the high school November 4  with the help of Ms. Rappe. Chelsea Getz, a senior and Co-President of NHS, helped organize the blood drive at Meridian High School. Students that have a driver's license and weigh at least 110 pounds can donate....

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