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Meridian High School ribbon cutting

Meridian High School ribbon cutting

Alexis Rosenberger, Reporter

May 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On May 19 at 3pm Meridian High School's journalism class will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the high school. The event is an opportunity for the class to present their newest addition to the school, a Nanonation digital trophy case. The digital trophy case is a 55" touchscreen presented on top...

New faces

New faces

Connor Hurelbrink, Executive Producer

May 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

At the end of the school year, Meridian will say goodbye to some familiar faces. With some retiring and others leaving for other opportunities, MHS will see some new faces next year. Mrs. Horne, Mr. Markus, Coach Holly, and Coach Cloe will not be returning next year. Mrs. Horne has been at Macon High...

Digital trophy case

Dylan Reed, Reporter

May 10, 2018


Filed under News

With graduation coming up, so will a new addition to Meridian High School, the digital trophy case. The digital trophy case will be a 55" screen mounted on a kiosk. "It's going to have a lot on it," says senior, Nate Durbin, member of the digital trophy case public relations group. "It'll show things...

MHS earns Safe Sports School Award

MHS earns Safe Sports School Award

Corryn Brock, Reporter

April 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Meridian Senior High School has earned the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) Safe Sports School award. According to NATA schools must do the following to earn a Safe Sports School Award: create a positive athletic health care administrative system provide or coordinate pre-participatio...

Meridian Moments adds to the yearbook

Meridian Moments adds to the yearbook

Emma Jackson, Reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The yearbook is making a big change this year. In the past, on the back end sheet of the yearbook, there has been one large senior photo. This year, the yearbook staff is trying something new. Meridian's yearbook publisher is making Augmented Reality available to its customers. Meridian Moments decided...

Conservation conversation: biology field trip

Conservation conversation: biology field trip

Alexis Rosenberger, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Biology sophomore students will take a trip to Willow Branch Conservation Area on April 10. Mr. Cloe, biology teacher, says that since the juniors will be taking the SAT on the same day and won't be in class, he "wanted to have them [the sophomores] do something." The conservation area is located...

Nashville bound- band and chorus trip, 2019

Nashville bound- band and chorus trip, 2019

Kyle Farmer, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The Meridian band and chorus groups are planning a trip to Nashville in 2019, for three days, from May 28 through May 30. Chorus teacher Ms. Dowd stated, "The trip will cost $555 a person." Band teacher Mr.Hicks adds that the music boosters will help organize how much everyone owes, along with...

Baseball uniforms go for change

Baseball uniforms go for change

Drew Snow, Reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

On March 31, the boy's baseball team played in Nokomis through rough conditions while showing off their new uniforms. The uniforms were ordered back in November and were just received and passed out days before the third playable game of the season. Upon a team vote, all black was decided. Almost...

You’re late, you’re out

You’re late, you’re out

Kyle Farmer, Reporter

March 26, 2018


Filed under News

In the athletic code, there has been a rule that states if you are more then 10 minutes late to school, you don't get to play in the sports game that night. This rule is meant to help promote good attendance and is a reminder to the kid who plays a game at eight o'clock the night before that he can't...

Second Amendment rally in downtown Decatur

Second Amendment rally in downtown Decatur

Corryn Brock, Reporter

March 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

On March 18, 2018, a group of people rallied in front of the Law Enforcement Center in downtown Decatur for their 2nd Amendment rights. This comes after the proposal of four separate bills in Illinois' Congress that if passed would put heavier restrictions on guns. Many of the participants held...

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