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One last time: Meridian senior night

One last time: Meridian senior night

Andrea Ricker, Editor-in-Chief
October 26, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Senior athletes and band members were honored for their hard work during the last home football game of the season on October 21. "[It's great] to recognize the seniors for all their hard work and dedication," says Zach Habermaas, a senior football player who has been playing since 5th grade. "I've ...

Chris Herren shares his story

Andrea Ricker, Editor-in-Chief
October 17, 2016
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MHS Principal Mr. Hurlebrink was part of the team that helped bring Herren to Macon County, along with MHS guidance counselor Ms. Johnson who stated that, "it's always important to maintain awareness in our students." Last spring, Hurelbrink was contacted about helping to bring the Herren Projec...

Photography Mastermind

Photography Mastermind

Madison Kirkland, Reporter
September 9, 2016
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Corryn Brock showed off her love and talent for photography in a competitive way on August 26-28, 2016, in Mattoon. Brock, junior, decided to enter her skills into the Mattoon Art Council Photography Show. She was encouraged by her parents because they loved the photos she took in Coles County....

Hawk soars on Olympic field

Hawk soars on Olympic field

Corryn Brock, Reporter
August 29, 2016
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Corryn Brock 2009 Meridian graduate, Lauren Doyle, set out to compete on the Olympic field August 5, 2016 in Rio. For a small town like Macon, Illinois, having students go to state championships: big news. Students going to play for a college: bigger news. Playing in the Olympics: unheard ...

Adding flair to the Blue Mound Memorial Library

Adding flair to the Blue Mound Memorial Library

Andrea Ricker, Editor-in-Chief
August 26, 2016
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Twins Marley and Zoe Doering were given the opportunity to paint a mural on the outside of the Blue Mound Memorial Library-a project which is almost complete. The sisters have been involved in art since they were young. "My entire family basically did art, so I just kind of picked it up and enjoyed...

Shorter than your average summer break

Shorter than your average summer break

Corryn Brock, Reporter
May 26, 2016
Filed under News, Uncategorized

The Meridian school district started school late due to construction and will now get out later than other area schools. This will result in a shorter summer break than the previous one. With finals and graduation quickly approaching, students are preparing for summer vacation. Or lack thereof. While...

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo

Madison Kirkland, Reporter
May 19, 2016
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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
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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
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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...

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