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  • Hawks win first game of season

    Hawks win first game of season

    Sydney Moore, Reporter

    September 24, 2018

    The Hawks' varsity football team defeated the Sullivan Redskins 27-14 on September 21, 2018. The win was the Hawks' first in the 2018 season. "After going through this season and losing time-after-time again, it felt amazing to finally get out on the field and do what we know we can do and execute,"...

    Celebrations began moments after the end of the game. Ponce Palmer, assistant coach, explained it as the "feeling of happiness. Feeling of hard work that finally paid off for us."

    Sydney Moore

  • Meridian Daily writes for Blue Mound Leader

    Meridian Daily writes for Blue Mound Leader

    Karrigan True and Amber Miller

    September 23, 2018

    With the school year back in gear, journalists at Meridian are starting to write stories for Meridian Daily. This year they will also be writing for the Blue Mound Leader. This gives serious journalists the potential to start their portfolio. The Blue Mound Leader is hoping to change the newspaper for the...

  • Grant helps Meridian students understand new advances in biological research

    Grant helps Meridian students understand new advances in biological research

    Sydney Moore, Reporter

    September 23, 2018

    Imagine understanding the determining factor that makes you, well, you. The two genetics classes at Meridian High School are doing just that. They are taught by Sheila Rappe, who has been teaching in the Meridian district since 1994, previously teaching at Blue Mound in 1993. A grant from the Illinois...

    Sheila Rappe received her grant check from Jim Barr on September 18, 2018. She shared how the grant will impact her students, "I think the lab activities will give the students a more accurate picture of concepts such as genetic recombination and polygenic inheritance. In addition, any time students can actively discuss what they are experiencing through a lab, more learning takes place."

    Sydney Moore

  • Class dues: Q&A with Hurelbrink

    Class dues: Q&A with Hurelbrink

    Lydia Wiggins, Editor-in-Chief

    September 21, 2018

  • Four whistle blasts lead Meridian band to new season

    Four whistle blasts lead Meridian band to new season

    Sydney Moore, Reporter

    September 21, 2018

    Four whistles then the drum cadence begins. Remember to mark time, remember to stay four steps apart, remember your next move. Where is the correct spot? Is everyone on the same foot? Intimidation sets in. The bright lights are shining in your eyes. The crowd is staring at you. The bugs are buzzing around...

    Meridian High School's drum line is headed by Brian Reed, junior. The drum line is the basis for many cheers, keeps the band on beat, and leads the band on and off the field. "Marching band has taught me to follow directions and to work until you can't work anymore, then work some more. I feel it has in ways prepared me for the future," said Reed.

    Chad Mitchell Photography

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