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Our broken spring break

Our broken spring break

Corryn Brock, Reporter
March 23, 2016
Filed under News

There has been talk of the upcoming spring break in the hallways of Meridian High School. Students in the Meridian School District have varying opinions on the length of the break they are given. Some students feel we need a longer break, while others think the short break is a good thing. The break h...

My life: By “The Audition”

My life: By “The Audition”

Haley Pagel, Reporter
March 22, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

New drama members showed off their talents on Friday, March 18, at Belleville West High School, in Belleville, Illinois, to attempt advancing to state in the drama sectionals. Even though Rock of Ages (RoA) may be over, there's still plenty of action for the Meridian Drama Club. Many thespians, new and ...

Macon County Choral Festival

Macon County Choral Festival

Lauren Duffer, Reporter
March 16, 2016
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The Macon County Choral Festival was held on March 10, 2016. Meridian High School Chorus was a part of the Macon County Choral Festival, along with Maroa-Forsyth, Central A&M, Sangamon Valley, Argenta-Oreana, Cerro Gordo, and Warrensburg. The director of the festival was Dr. Chris Thomas, he was...

Hell week

Hell week

Madison Kirkland, Reporter
March 9, 2016
Filed under News

Preparing the last week for the play Rock of Ages can be very difficult for most crew members. The crew for Rock or Ages has worked really hard all year long for this amazing production, as the time approaches, many get stressed and overwhelmed. The last week leading up to the show days, also known...

Presidential primary 2016

Presidential primary 2016

Cole Babcock, Reporter
February 22, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

It's an election year and some seniors will be 18 and ready to vote for the new president when the time comes. The 2016 Election Primary is one of the main topics among the seniors at Meridian High School this semester. Why you may ask? Because this is the first election/primary where most seniors will get the...

Microwave line mayhem

Microwave line mayhem

Haley Pagel, Reporter
February 19, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

At lunch, students stand in line for as long as fifteen minutes in order to heat up their food in the coveted microwave in the kitchen. Currently, there is only a single microwave in the high school kitchen. Its purpose is being served (allowing students to warm up lunch from home), but it's doing...

Technical difficulties

Technical difficulties

Corryn Brock, Reporter
February 18, 2016
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The crew of Meridian High School's musical, Rock of Ages, is working through the technical dilemmas that have occurred in the new auditorium. Leading up to Meridian's 2016 musical, Rock of Ages, the crew has met with many technical issues including lights not correctly recording. However, the show will go ...

The final curtain call

The final curtain call

Andrea Ricker, Reporter
February 17, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Seniors will be saying goodbye to the program they've been a part of for years. Mrs. Moore brought back the drama club two years ago with Grease, and ever since then there's always been a heartfelt goodbye to the senior class. This year will be especially tough because most of the seniors have bee...

Horne implements no cell phone policy

Horne implements no cell phone policy

Madison Kirkland, Reporter
February 12, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Many Spanish students may have wondered why Ms. Horne decided to start the no cell phone policy in her classroom. According to Horne, she recently spoke with other teachers about their policies for cell phones during semester exams, and a couple said that they do not allow students to bring them in...

If looks could Kilo, Scott shares weight loss success

If looks could Kilo, Scott shares weight loss success

Madison Heidemann, Reporter
February 11, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Before you think, “This must be an article that talks about losing weight and turns out to be a hoax!” Think again. Many students probably know who Gabe Scott, junior, is and have noticed him in the hallways during the day, but what you probably have not noticed was the amount of weight Scott ha...

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