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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


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

A colorful surprise for pediatric patients

A colorful surprise for pediatric patients

Karrigan True, Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Teen Culture

For over a decade, the FCS club has been holding an annual crayon drive. The MHS study hall classes compete against each other to see who can bring in more boxes of 24 crayons. In the end, the winning class receives a party. This is all fun, but the best part is when FCS delivers the crayon boxes to...

Journalism class starts ad sales unit

Journalism class starts ad sales unit

Kyle Farmer, Executive Producer

October 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

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,...

SCREAM!!! haunted house

SCREAM!!! haunted house

Candi Duncan, Reporter

October 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Teen Culture

Scream is a haunted house that takes place in the former Sears store at Hickory Point Mall in Decatur. Scream has been at this location since last year. Before that, they were located on Eldorado Street. Scream is a haunted house to help fundraise for the Decatur Celebration and is all volunteer bas...

New MHS boys track coach

New MHS boys track coach

Korey Damery, Reporter

October 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase

Meridian High School has had a successful track program lead by head coach Tony Klein. Just last year, Klein coached a group of boys to state in the 4x400 relay, 4x200 relay, 200-meter dash, 400-meter dash, and high jump. That same group broke 23 school records and nine meet records. The Klein era is...

Senior szn

Senior szn

Lydia Wiggins, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Showcase

Everyone knows senior year goes by in a flash and getting senior photos scheduled can be pretty tedious. The last day to have your headshots done in order to be in the yearbook is Thanksgiving [November 22]. The Meridian yearbook staff doesn't want to leave any senior out--that's where Chad Mitchell...

Insight on 2019-20 Ag program

Insight on 2019-20 Ag program

Mikayla Dahlkamp, Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

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