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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...

Trouble with Tide pods

Trouble with Tide pods

Sadie Scott, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2018


Filed under Dear Sadie, Showcase, Teen Culture

"Dear Sadie, Why are adults so worried about kids eating Tide pods, but they weren't worried about kids choking on cinnamon?" -Anonymous Though I thought the answer was obvious: Tide pods literally state their toxicity, while we eat cinnamon all the time, I do think that there may be a couple...

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...

Cloe’s lifting club

Hunter Chumbley, Reporter

December 15, 2017


Filed under Teen Culture

Mr.Payton Cloe,  Meridian's Biology, Anatomy, General Life Science, and General Math teacher is not just a teacher. Cloe is a multi-competitor in powerlifting sports, the assistant softball coach for Illinois College, and assistant coach for Meridian Girls Basketball. Since Cloe competes at a high...

Meridian spirit

Meridian spirit

December 1, 2017


Filed under Teen Culture

On Wednesday, September 27th Meridian hosted a series of events including their third day of homecoming dress-up, the homecoming parade, and the powder puff game. Meridian’s homecoming parade is a celebration where each of the classes created a float and throw candy. Such exciting things really b...

Image of excellence

Image of excellence

Lydia Wiggins, Reporter

November 28, 2017


Filed under Teen Culture

These photos represent how hard working all of our Meridian students are, and how much pride they have for their school. This homecoming week has been busy and hectic, but Meridian students still hit the books and focus on school work. Many students dressed up in very entertaining costumes for scrab...

Finsta leads to felony?

Finsta leads to felony?

Emily Wilcox, Reporter

November 28, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Teen Culture

Instagram is a free, online sharing application and social media site created in 2012. Since then, it has become more and more popular, adding multiple new features and updates as time's gone on. Users continue to find new purposes for Instagram, however, could some of those uses be illegal? "Fins...

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