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Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo

Madison Kirkland, Reporter
May 19, 2016
Filed under News

Meridian started the year off in a new building and Ms. Horne also started a new tradition. For the last 38 years, Horne has made pinatas with her Spanish students, but since she got moved to a new room in the new building there had to be some heartbreaking changes. Horne not only got moved to a...

Today’s Hawks, tomorrow’s leaders

Today’s Hawks, tomorrow’s leaders

Gabriel J. Scott, Reporter
May 18, 2016
Filed under News

With the 2015-2016 school year coming to an end, curious minds wonder where some of today's Meridian seniors will be moving on to in their college years. Choosing a college can be a very difficult situation to navigate. Some students prefer to stay close to home while some prefer to locate to a campus a...

Second generation racing

Second generation racing

Cole Babcock, Reporter
May 16, 2016
Filed under News

He’s coming around turn four and now flying down the stretch, Damery wins the race! For senior Luke Damery, racing has a much different meaning.  A sentimental meaning,  a commitment meaning, and a strong desire to succeed.  For Damery, it’s a way to get away from everything and clear his mind. ...

Ditch the heels for the tennis shoes: Post prom 2016

Ditch the heels for the tennis shoes: Post prom 2016

Andrea Ricker, Reporter
May 13, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Meridian's post prom took place on May first, giving the students something to do after prom while hanging out with their friends. "It's like hanging out with your friends at your house, minus your parents telling you not to break things," said prom queen Julianna Mendenhall. She had a lot of fun...

Most likely to be an awesome article

Most likely to be an awesome article

TillieAnn Boliard, Editor-in-Chief
April 28, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Chad Mitchell spends the day at Meridian to shoot senior superlatives. Earlier in April the yearbook staff sent out the senior superlative survey, giving the class of 2016 a chance to vote for who they thought should win "future president," ; "most likely to be best friends forever," ; "most artistic,"...

IHSA Journalism Sectionals

IHSA Journalism Sectionals

Lauren Duffer, Reporter
April 25, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Meridian High School Journalism went to Illinois State University in Normal to compete in Meridian’s first IHSA Journalism Sectionals on Saturday, April 23. The students arrived at the university around nine in the morning and signed in to compete. Everyone attended an opening ceremony in the IS...

Rustic romance and rock climbing: Coming soon

Rustic romance and rock climbing: Coming soon

Haley Pagel, Reporter
April 25, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

The Junior class and sponsors have been preparing for their job of decorating this year's upcoming prom on Saturday, April 30, at the Macon Community Center. The class of 2017 stepped up to the plate this year and are very excited to invite all Meridian juniors, seniors, and guests to prom! The decided...

Life in the fast lane

Life in the fast lane

Gabriel Scott, Reporter
April 20, 2016
Filed under News, Teen Culture

Senior Luke Damery is one of Meridian High School's students who race at Macon Speedway. Macon Speedway is home to the famous Saturday night races in Macon, and members of the community/study body attend these races on a weekly basis. Some students even partake in the races. One student though doesn...

Extravaganza of Color

Extravaganza of Color

Madison Kirkland, Reporter
April 15, 2016
Filed under News

Every year the sophomore class does a Freedom Writers project to help an organization- this year is no different. The 2018 class is starting to put events together for their Freedom Writers project, called Extravaganza of Color Day. What exactly is Extravaganza of Color Day? According to sophomore...

SADD vs distracted and impaired driving

SADD vs distracted and impaired driving

Andrea Ricker, Reporter
April 13, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Meridian students bring in speakers to talk about dangers of distracted and impaired driving with simulators. One of the most important things someone can do is inform people about the dangers of distracted and impaired driving. Meridian SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) is helping out...

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