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Ideal Protein life with Sydney Moore

Ideal Protein life with Sydney Moore

Madison Kirkland, Reporter

May 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Teen Culture

Junior, Sydney Moore, decided to start Ideal Protein over other diets because her grandmother works at one of the centers that started it in the area, and she had done it as well as Moore's mother. Now Moore and her mother are doing it together. Moore was happy before she lost the weight, but now says,...

1st and 15 for Coach Sheppard

1st and 15 for Coach Sheppard

Matthew Sander, Reporter

May 10, 2018


Filed under Profile Stories

As the school year draws to a close, Coach Sheppard will end his first year as a teacher and head football coach at Meridian High School. While it may be Sheppard's first year at Meridian, he has taught for 15 years at schools such as Eisenhower, Hope Academy, and MacArthur. Sheppard also has continued...

Don’t judge a book by its cover

Don’t judge a book by its cover

May 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Teen Culture, Uncategorized

The school year usually goes by in a blur for some, but this group of students try to pause and bring all of your favorite memories into a single book. Many of you know what the yearbook is, but what you don’t see is the hard work and dedication these students put into it. The club begins working ...

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...

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