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District-wide Veterans Day Program to be held at high school

District-wide Veterans Day Program to be held at high school

Abagayle Jones, Reporter

October 21, 2018


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For the first time ever, Meridian High School will have a district-wide Veterans Day event. In previous years this event was held at the elementary school in Blue Mound, but this year it will be held in the high school gymnasium on November 9 at 9 a.m. This event will bring together all three sch...

Is it cool to ‘JUUL’ in school?

Is it cool to ‘JUUL’ in school?

Hannah Reichert, Reporter

October 19, 2018


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There have been at least five students at Meridian High School caught 'JUULing' on school property since August 16, 2018. The school has had more issues with 'JUULing' in the first four weeks of school than they did in the entire previous year. "In our handbook it's listed under the same category...

Journalism class starts ad sales unit

Journalism class starts ad sales unit

Kyle Farmer, Executive Producer

October 16, 2018


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Meridian High School Journalism has started their ad sales unit. They will go out and meet business owners on October 24. The class plans on using the money to pay off the wall above the digital trophy case and continue to provide free live events to our community. Sheila Moore, journalism teacher,...

Hard work and dedication: Entrepreneurship class makes 2,000 shirts in one week

Hard work and dedication: Entrepreneurship class makes 2,000 shirts in one week

Case Jaukkuri, Reporter

October 8, 2018


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Ms. Tricia Campbell teaches the Entrepreneurship class at Meridian High School, the group who just turned out 2,000 shirts in one week. Homecoming, the Walkathon, and Powder Puff-- Campbell's students were in charge of the shirts for each one of these activities. Campbell's class operates an apparel decorating...

Meridian Elementary Walkathon

Meridian Elementary Walkathon

Cristian Scott, Reporter

October 5, 2018


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Meridian Elementary School raises $12,745 at their annual walk-a-thon. The walk-a-thon has been going on for seven years. Which always starts two weeks before the Meridian Friday Homecoming, and ends that Friday of Homecoming. The principal of the elementary school, Ms. Guebert said, "It is their...

Insight on 2019-20 Ag program

Insight on 2019-20 Ag program

Mikayla Dahlkamp, Reporter

October 5, 2018


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For the past three years, MHS has been working to add the last piece of curriculum they don't currently offer.  On September 17, 2018, the school board officially gave their blessing. "Beginning in the 2019-20' [school year], we will have an agricultural education program," said school principal,...

Meridian’s new wall

Meridian’s new wall

Korey Damery, Reporter

October 2, 2018


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If you have been in the Great Hall lately at Meridian High School, you have probably noticed the new digital trophy case. But the newest addition to the Great Hall is what is above the trophy case, a wall dedicated to all of the teams that competed and placed at a regional level. "It started as more...

Bragging rights once again

Bragging rights once again

Shyanne Piatt, Reporter

September 30, 2018


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During the week of September 24, the Meridian Hawks celebrated homecoming. Each day of the week had a different theme, and on Friday the students were able to participate in a multitude of games. It's typical for the seniors to have all the pressure to win. Seniors rightfully won this year, coming...

Restorative Justice at Meridian

Restorative Justice at Meridian

Amber Miller, Reporter

September 28, 2018


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A new addition to Meridian has been made, and her name is Ms. Greenwood. Her job at Meridian is to provide important information to the office: poor attendance, grades going down, or students feeling down. She tries to find the kids who are struggling and give them guidance to solve the issue. "I...

Meridian school district purchases buses

Meridian school district purchases buses

Hannah Reichert, Reporter

September 28, 2018


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Three years ago, the school board decided to hire their own bus drivers and have their own bus transportation services. Originally, these buses were leased, but in July, the Meridian School Board purchased fifteen buses. "In about five years we'll own some of those buses, so we won't have that payment...

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