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The Sky is The Limit

The Sky is The Limit

Ellie Landrus, General News Reporter

October 22, 2013


Filed under Teen Culture

Born here in Decatur, Illinois, Avery Drake, a freshman at Meridian High School is completing only his second year in the Meridian school district. At first glance you would think that he is just another student making his way to his next class, but when I sat down with him and had a conversation, I...

Just Hold On

Just Hold On

Riley Peterson, Columnist

October 22, 2013


Filed under Teen Culture

The wind blows faintly as she rides through the timber, the sky is made up of an array of colors as she looks into the sunset on a hot summer evening in Macon, Illinois. Holding on tightly Skyler Maxwell glides through the summer air on her horse Dutchess, as far away as she can, to her only escape ...

Underneath it all

Underneath it all

Amber Nicholls, Editor in Chief

October 22, 2013


Filed under Teen Culture

When you look past the sleepy blue eyes, the boyish charm and the floppy sandy blonde hair, you will meet Cody Spain, an average 16 year old junior this year at Meridian. Cody is a very assiduous guy, a boyfriend, a student and an employee his days could never be filled with any ennui. Any and every guy a...

An uknown soul

An uknown soul

Clint Gorden, Advertising/ Business Manager

October 22, 2013


Filed under Teen Culture

Judged, changing, caring, and happy, these are all characteristics and thoughts of a short, cheerful sixteen year old girl named Stephanie Rene’ Wall, who walks down the hallway looking like she would rather not be here; which may be true. Wall, born on February 20, 1997, is misunderstood. When asked ...

How fast can you read?

How fast can you read?

Hayden Morrow, Sports Reporter, Photographer

October 22, 2013


Filed under Teen Culture

Jacob Hill is a junior at Meridian High School. With a passion for literature and school he strives to be the best he can be academically and personally. He adores reading action stories and is good friends with the librarian, Mrs. McKinney. His favorite class at Meridian High School is Mythology,...

The second Spain man

The second Spain man

Hailee Ray, Feature Editor

October 22, 2013


Filed under Teen Culture

A freshman by the name of John Spain was born on May 24th, 1999, making him fourteen years old to date. John is someone you could call a city boy, but he loves being out in the country because there is so much space to run free and do whatever he pleases. Whether it be shooting bows or guns, he doe...

Memories are the spark in life

Memories are the spark in life

Carly Goodman, Entertainment Writer

October 22, 2013


Filed under Teen Culture

Jayson Goodbred is not an ordinary 14 year old boy. If you take a good look, you will see a freshman boy with a passion for video games and the happiness to be around his friends. However, if you take even a better look, you will see that something is missing. Jayson has a secret, a secret that he is...

The small, meek, and powerful freshman: Audrey McConnell

The small, meek, and powerful freshman: Audrey McConnell

Kayla Mathias, Club and Activity Reporter

October 22, 2013


Filed under Teen Culture

Audrey McConnell is a small framed, blonde haired freshman at Meridian High. Seeing her in the halls you would probably think she is shy, not outspoken and quiet. But if you ask anyone close to her, such as her boy friend, a freshman at Meridian High School, Bryce Dunn, she is, “nice, simple, and ...

The second place underdogs

The second place underdogs

Brandon Fornwalt, Sports Editor

October 21, 2013


Filed under Teen Culture

Brock Doyle, an athlete at Meridian High School, is currently in his junior year, striding through the class systems almost before the blink of an eye. As a multi-sport athlete playing baseball, golf and hockey, he has tons of special talents. Brock believes his best sport is baseball, but after an outstanding...

Like father, like son

Like father, like son

Jacob Brown, Photographer

October 21, 2013


Filed under Teen Culture

On your way to Meridian High School from Blue Mound going west down Andrews Street Road, you will see what looks like a rundown racetrack as you enter the town of Macon. Driving by the racetrack, you would not think much of it. It has a rustic chain fence that runs around the perimeter of the track. B...

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