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Valentine’s Day vision

Valentine’s Day vision

Madison Kirkland, Reporter
January 31, 2017
Filed under Teen Culture

Valentine's Day is coming up in the next couple of weeks, and every year people struggle trying to come up with ideas for gifts, dates, attire, and ways to make others happy. Thinking of places to go and what to do can be hard. Senior, Brea Miller, says even though she has never been on a date of...

New kids on the Hawk

Corryn Brock, Reporter
January 20, 2017
Filed under Teen Culture, Uncategorized

Meridian High School has had four new students join for the second semester, Claire Palmer (freshman), Alexis Rosenberger (sophomore), Ryan Davis (sophomore), and Ashton Burt (junior). What's it like being a new student? It can be scary, exciting, or maybe a partof a student's average life. For s...

Preparing for winter formal

Preparing for winter formal

Hannah Morrow, Reporter
January 19, 2017
Filed under Teen Culture

Meridian High School students are beginning to prepare for the winter formal that will be held on February 18. The winter formal was started in 2015 and has been a success since. The winter formal is more casual than homecoming or prom. Senior Jessica Crackel said she'll be wearing, "a black dress...

2016 trends coming to an end?

2016 trends coming to an end?

Spencer Maxwell, Reporter
January 10, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Teen Culture

There are a wide variety of trends in 2016 that shouldn't be in 2017 because people do not use these as frequently as they used to. Trends that are coming to an end will impact the year a lot. The dab was the most frequently used trend by Cam Newton (Quarterback for Carolina Panthers). The trend...

Great agility

Great agility

James Moyer, Reporter
October 24, 2016
Filed under Profile Stories

Hannah Craft, a sophomore varsity cheerleader, enjoys attending her school’s games. While “having agility” and having a huge desire to watch Meridian football, she “feels like there is more to being a fan.” Becoming a cheerleader seems to be her answer to her desire as a fan. Performing ...

Macon mechanic – Cole Damery

Macon mechanic – Cole Damery

Kendra Merris, Reporter
October 24, 2016
Filed under Profile Stories

Football, fishing, racing and working on cars, senior Cole Damery is a man of all traits. After football, Damery likes to work on cars in his shop, Damery Bros. Decatur-Danville Scale Co., with his dad. At the beginning of the school year, he can't work on them as often as he would like. Damery goes...

Future vet?

Future vet?

Drew Snow, Reporter
October 24, 2016
Filed under Profile Stories

Meridian freshman, Mahalah Cash wants to be a vet when she get older because "it is interesting." She even worked for a zoo for a while over her summer break. Cash said that her favorite place to hang out is her house because it is “drama free” and she likes to be lazy when she gets home fro...

Aleshia Lowe and her newborn

Aleshia Lowe and her newborn

Cameron Getz, Reporter
October 24, 2016
Filed under Profile Stories

Aleshia Lowe just had a baby boy September 9, 2016, 6:48pm at DMH. Her family and friends have been supportive, such as helping with the name. Her biggest worry right now is tests and quizzes. For most high school students having a baby would really affect your studies, but Lowe is handling it very...

Getting to know a hopeful athlete

Getting to know a hopeful athlete

Hannah Morrow, Reporter
October 24, 2016
Filed under Profile Stories

Abagayle Jones is a freshman at Meridian High School who claims,"I like to run and play soccer." She is thinking about joining the track team in the spring and is considering playing soccer as well. "The class sounded interesting," Jones decided to take clothing this semester as one of her elective...

The future Chloe Herbert

The future Chloe Herbert

Spencer Maxwell, Reporter
October 24, 2016
Filed under Profile Stories

Chloe Herbert is attending SIUE next year, because it is a pretty place and feels comfortable. You may have seen the senior, Chloe Herbert roaming the hallways of Meridian High School, but not for long because she will be attending Southern Illinois University Edwardsville next year. Herbert plans...

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