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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...

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
Filed under News

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...

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