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  • Cadaver autopsy field trip

    Cadaver autopsy field trip

    Lydia Wiggins, Editor-in-Chief

    December 11, 2018

    Mr. Cloe and his current anatomy students took a trip to St.Louis to watch an autopsy take place. The class left at six-o-clock Tuesday morning on a school bus to Saint Louis University’s Practical Anatomy and Surgical Education Program (AIMS). The trip was an all-day affair with no stops. "The...

    A group of students gather around a cadaver to learn its medical history. "I spend about 40% of my time in the lab. A lot of my job is more the coordinating of programs and marketing, but I help out in the lab when needed and am down there to check on schools when they are visiting," Kim Dondanville said.

    Kim Dondanville

  • Thankful, tornado takes house, leaves daughter

    Thankful, tornado takes house, leaves daughter

    Sydney Moore, Reporter

    December 10, 2018

    Tornado, basement! Not a typical text message to receive at the beginning of December, but for Savannah Mendenhall, it was life-saving. The story begins early on December 1, 2018, when Mendenhall received a message from her friend, Amber Coon, warning her of bad weather. She later received a message...

    Gone. The Mendenhall home was destroyed during the tornado on December 1, 2018. The house was taken off its foundation, broken in half, and is missing parts of the roof. While the home was lost, everyone in the family was unharmed and many possessions were salvaged.

    Savannah Mendenhall

  • Salvation Army Angel Tree program

    Salvation Army Angel Tree program

    Karrigan True, Reporter

    December 9, 2018

    When Christmas comes around, lots of kids are excited to receive presents. However, not all families can afford to provide toys for their kids. The Salvation Army started the "Angel Tree Program" to fill this gap. Angel trees are soliciting donations of toys every Christmas. Families can come into the Salv...

    Let's fill Santa's sleigh. Kyle Karsten, Drew Hurelbrink, Erin Fasick, Abbi Hackert, Cristian Scott, and Lucas Clapp carried out the collected toys from the school. The toys were then taken to the Salvation Army gymnasium on December 8, 2018.

    Karrigan True

  • Journalism: Meridian alums discuss possible improvements for program

    Journalism: Meridian alums discuss possible improvements for program

    Hannah Reichert, Reporter

    November 27, 2018

    After seven years, several alums from the Meridian journalism program have ideas on how to change the course.  These changes could better prepare students for journalism past high school. "I would say one of the biggest differences is the work load," said Andrea Ricker, a news reporter at Illinois...

    Corryn Brock, a Meridian alum, hopes to help improve her former journalism program. She is now majoring in journalism at Eastern Illinois University, where she is the Associate News Editor of the Daily Eastern News.

    Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor of the Daily Eastern News

  • Mamma Mia cast announcement: Here we go again

    Mamma Mia cast announcement: Here we go again

    Kyle Farmer, Executive Producer

    November 26, 2018

    The Meridian High School Drama Club will produce Mama Mia as their spring musical. This cast is the largest for a Meridian play since Ms.Moore took over the drama program. There are 12 crew members and 29 Cast members. The co-stage managers for this play are Hannah Reichert (junior) and Hailey Wendowsk...

    The cast and crew in their celebratory cast announcement photo. "I was so excited! It felt like I was going to have a heart attack the whole day waiting to find out who I got because I was so nervous, so I was so relieved and happy when I got her!" Said Sadie Scott (Donna Sheridan).

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