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Meridian lands journalism success at sectionals

Meridian lands journalism success at sectionals

Kendra Merris, Reporter
April 25, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Meridian's District 15 News and Meridian Moments Yearbook went to Illinois State University this past Saturday, April 22 for journalism sectionals. Eleven journalists from the school went to compete in different areas of journalism and yearbook. Students competed in categories such as news writing,...

Macon County’s new police training facility

Macon County’s new police training facility

Sydney Moore, Reporter
April 25, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

In fall of 2017 or the spring of 2018, Macon County will open its new police training facility. Over $15 million will be put into the project by the time it is finished. The buildings are located next to Rotary Park and Red Tail Run Golf Course. The completed project will include dormitories, an administrative...

Meridian football seniors seek change with “All Eyes on Us” campaign

Meridian football seniors seek change with “All Eyes on Us” campaign

Spencer Maxwell, Reporter
April 11, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The "All Eyes on Us" campaign is the product of a Meridian journalism class project. The class was tasked with, "finding something in the school or community that needs a positive boost, then create and launch a campaign to change public opinion," says journalism teacher Sheila Moore. The journalism...

Here in my second home – all about Meridian’s exchange student

Here in my second home – all about Meridian’s exchange student

Kendra Merris, Reporter
March 31, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Senior Sophie Fiebig is the first foreign exchange student to Meridian in about five years. Fiebig was born in Berlin, Germany and came to America early August 2016. "I didn't get to decide which state or area of America I wanted to go to. Basically, you apply for an exchange year with your respon...

Fired or blazed?

Fired or blazed?

Corryn Brock, Reporter
March 29, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Wat up wit dat?

Tomi Lahren recently claimed to be "pro-choice" during an interview, a contradiction to the typically conservative opinions she expresses. On March 17, 2017, Lahren was placed on suspension with her employing network, TheBlaze, followed by an announcement of the termination of her employment on March...

Jefferson or Burr? Choose! But, why not both?

Jefferson or Burr? Choose! But, why not both?

Sophie Fiebig, Reporter
March 23, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

On Saturday, March 18, 2017, Meridian's drama club went to Olympia High School in Stanford, IL., where they competed against several schools in the categories drama and group interpretation. Even though neither of the shows, Walkin' Home or Hamilton: The Revolution, made it to the state competition...

Transgender bathrooms: what students think

Transgender bathrooms: what students think

Ian Carnahan, Reporter
March 17, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

On Wednesday, February 22, President Trump reversed Obama's protections that allowed transgender students at public schools to choose the bathroom of their gender identity. Students share their thoughts on if it should be controlled by the state or the federal level. Senior Caleb White agrees with...

Mopeds: Next big thing??

Mopeds: Next big thing??

Cameron Getz, Reporter
March 16, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Wat up wit dat?

If someone asked me what I would be driving to the school other than my truck, I never thought I would say a moped. Mopeds are low key a great purchase when you have a truck that gets a ravishing 11 miles a gallon.  All of my friends laughed at me when I kept saying I was going to purchase a moped....

Mark it off the bucket list, Meridian Moments made the SISPA Golden Dozen

Mark it off the bucket list, Meridian Moments made the SISPA Golden Dozen

Andrea Ricker, Editor-in-Chief
March 10, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

On Friday, February 24, yearbook adviser Ms. Moore found out the Meridian Moments' 2015-16 yearbook made the SISPA (Southern Illinois School Press Association) Golden Dozen. "The SISPA Golden Dozen is a yearbook competition that covers Illinois, Southern Indiana, Northen Kentucky, and the St. Louis...

1920’s board game

1920’s board game

Madison Kirkland, Reporter
March 9, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Over the course of six class days and three weekend days, U.S. History classes were to create their own board game consisting of a 1920's topic. The students got into groups of about three and had to create a board game concerning an aspect of 1920's America, getting to choose between five topics:...

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