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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...

WYSE enough for state

WYSE enough for state

Austin Mendenhall, Reporter

March 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On March 8, the Meridian WYSE team competed in sectionals at Eastern Illinois University. They had two individuals place, Jake Ripple in graphics and Kyler Kantor in chemistry. However, the whole team got a surprise. Meridian is in a division with small schools that competed at Eastern. Eastern then,...

Meridian students walk out

Meridian students walk out

Corryn Brock, Reporter

March 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Eighteen Meridian High School students walked out of the school building at 10:00 a.m. on March 14, to the baseball field to honor the lives lost during the February 14 Parkland shooting. The idea of the National School Walkout came after the Feb 14 school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Schools from all over the country partic...

NHS Blood Drive

NHS Blood Drive

Emma Jackson, Reporter

March 3, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Friday, March 2, the National Honors Society hosted a blood drive. Students and members of the community volunteered to give blood at Meridian High School. The American Red Cross came to the school and kicked off the drive at 8:30 a.m. NHS hosts the blood drive three times each school year. Once...

Entrepreneurship trip

Entrepreneurship trip

Dylan Reed, Reporter

February 27, 2018


Filed under News

The newly added entrepreneurship class has made over $7,000 in profit this year, and they plan on using the money to learn what they can about making apparel and running a business. On April 27 of this year, the entrepreneurship class plans to go to DAX (Decorated Apparel Expo) in Tinley Park, IL. DAX...

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