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Board game club: a not so underground underground club

Board game club: a not so underground underground club

Ian Carnahan, Reporter
May 10, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Board game club is a group of students and a teacher, Mr. Kershner, who meet up on Mondays and Wednesdays after school from 2:30 to however long it takes them to finish playing their game. Kershner started the board game club last year in order to appeal to the students who like different things....

MHS alumni provide their best school spirit in music video

MHS alumni provide their best school spirit in music video

Sheila Moore, Adviser
May 9, 2017
Filed under Showcase

Select Meridian alumni spent the last few weeks working in conjunction with journalism students. The end goal was to produce a music video promoting school spirit. The current journalism class was tasked with finding areas of the school or community they felt needed a positive boost, then creating...

Heathers: The Musical welcomes you to their candy store

Heathers: The Musical welcomes you to their candy store

Corryn Brock, Reporter
May 5, 2017
Filed under Arts, Review, Showcase, Theatre

A 1988 cult classic turned musical takes the stage in Shilling Hall's Albert Taylor Theatre May 4-7, 2017. The Heathers rule the school, showing no mercy to anyone who dares to be in their way. However, Veronica Sawyer proves her worth in the form of forgery. In turn, Heather Chandler, Heathe...

Alumni help out Meridian Drama

Alumni help out Meridian Drama

Andrea Ricker, Editor-in-Chief
May 4, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

On Saturday, May 13, Meridian Drama will perform a fundraising event, titled, In with the Old, Joined by the New, their first alumni show. "I'm excited to get to sing my parts again, I thought I'd only get one chance to perform them," says returning alum Audrey Durbin. The alumni show will feature ...

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...

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