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Senioritis

Senioritis

Nathaniel Durbin, Reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under Teen Culture, Uncategorized

Senioritis noun  se·nior·i·tis  \ ˌsē-nyər-ˈī-təs \: an ebbing of motivation and effort by school seniors as evidenced by tardiness, absences, and lower grades. At Meridian High School, with graduation right around the corner, some seniors have caught a severe case of the fictional di...

Students stress for SAT

Students stress for SAT

Emily Peterson, Reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under Teen Culture

Meridian High School students prepared for their future and took their SAT test on April 10, 2018. Upon the many stresses a junior goes through just to get through high school, one of the major ones is the SAT test. Juniors at Meridian have been preparing for the SAT for months and finally took it...

Plethora of PERFORM participants

Plethora of PERFORM participants

Sadie Scott, Editor-in-Chief

April 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Teen Culture, Theatre

Meridian drama is an outlet for many students to be involved in theatre, but for those Meridian students who just can't get enough of being on stage, many decide to perform in the Decatur Park District's PERFORM program. "It's like family almost. You know almost everyone there and there's always...

Out of state seniors

Out of state seniors

Matthew Sander, Reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Profile Stories, Teen Culture

This upcoming fall, seniors Connor Hurelbrink and Gabe Taylor will venture outside Illinois to further their education. Hurelbrink will attend the University of Louisville, while Taylor will attend Rocky Mountain College. "I visited Ball State, ISU, U of I, and Mizzou. I liked them all, but Louisville...

Powers’ powers

Powers’ powers

Alexis Rosenberger, Reporter

March 12, 2018


Filed under Profile Stories, Showcase

Doug Powers is one of Meridian High School's custodians as well as a small local farmer. He works all day at his farm, then continues the work day at the school starting at 3 pm and can sometimes end up staying as late as 11 pm or 12 pm, according to social studies teacher, Mrs. McKinney. "He is one of the hardest ...

Man behind the scenes: Gavyn Mashburn

Man behind the scenes: Gavyn Mashburn

Dylan Reed, Reporter

February 22, 2018


Filed under Profile Stories, Teen Culture

Not many people know much about Gavyn Mashburn, he is quiet and keeps to himself. He does a lot for drama and basketball. He records basketball games and goes to drama and basketball practices. He runs the curtains during Meridian plays, opening them and closing them in between scenes. "For basketball,"...

Friday slushie vibes

Friday slushie vibes

Drew Snow, Reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under News, Teen Culture

There is a new machine in Meridian's lunchroom. Since the return from Christmas break, students have had the luxury of getting a slushie on Friday's menu in the spot of a fruit or vegetable. The planning to actually get the slushie maker started around the first of December, with a goal to have...

Hawks Hot Spot

Hawks Hot Spot

Emma Jackson, Reporter

February 1, 2018


Filed under News, Teen Culture

Do you miss out on the Hawks Hot Spot because it's only open two days a week? Well, the popular after-school shop, known for their milkshakes, iced coffee, and baked goods, is now opening for a third day of the week! Mrs. Warnick's Foods 3/4 class has been running the Hawks Hot Spot for three and...

The journalism public relations project

The journalism public relations project

Lydia Wiggins, Reporter

January 23, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Teen Culture

It's the second semester and the journalism class continues to move forward, from the ad sales unit to the public relations project. The purpose is to communicate a goal clearly and make a lasting impression on the community. You may have noticed the billboard on highway 51 with senior football players...

How students are getting ready for exams

How students are getting ready for exams

Kyle Farmer, Reporter

December 20, 2017


Filed under Teen Culture

As exams roll around, how are students getting ready? Students have started studying for their exams, and many will study more for one exam than another. Other students will just not study and choose to go for it. Briana Tackett, a sophomore at Meridian High School says, "I am most worried about...

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