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Aleshia Lowe and her newborn

Aleshia Lowe and her newborn

Cameron Getz, Reporter

October 24, 2016


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Aleshia Lowe just had a baby boy September 9, 2016, 6:48pm at DMH. Her family and friends have been supportive, such as helping with the name. Her biggest worry right now is tests and quizzes. For most high school students having a baby would really affect your studies, but Lowe is handling it very...

Getting to know a hopeful athlete

Getting to know a hopeful athlete

Hannah Morrow, Reporter

October 24, 2016


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Abagayle Jones is a freshman at Meridian High School who claims,"I like to run and play soccer." She is thinking about joining the track team in the spring and is considering playing soccer as well. "The class sounded interesting," Jones decided to take clothing this semester as one of her elective...

The future Chloe Herbert

The future Chloe Herbert

Spencer Maxwell, Reporter

October 24, 2016


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Chloe Herbert is attending SIUE next year, because it is a pretty place and feels comfortable. You may have seen the senior, Chloe Herbert roaming the hallways of Meridian High School, but not for long because she will be attending Southern Illinois University Edwardsville next year. Herbert plans...

Well-rounded athlete

Well-rounded athlete

Justin Hendrian, Reporter

October 24, 2016


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Meridian freshman, Shane Smith, is an athlete. Smith is originally from Beaufort, South Carolina, and he moved to Illinois when he was 18 months old. Nicole Smith stated, "He is the oldest of 3 siblings he has 1 brother, and 2 sisters." He plays football and basketball for Meridian High School. Smith...

Moriah Renfro: The girl with the golden voice

Marley Doering, Reporter

October 24, 2016


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Moriah Renfro is a freshman at Meridian High School who has sung in her local church since she was young. Renfro  has grown up around music her whole life. She started singing when she was inspired, at the age of twelve, by both her parents who sing at their church. "I wouldn't call it a pop star car...

Spenser Lacox: A boy and his best friend

Spenser Lacox: A boy and his best friend

Ian Carnahan, Reporter

October 17, 2016


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Spenser Lacox, junior, enjoys the finer things in life: sleeping and playing with his dog. His dog, a beagle/lab mix named Elly, has been his best friend since he was four years old. He adopted her at Love at First Sight, a shelter that was once at Hickory Point mall. "Our connection is pretty strong....

Matthew Dingman: Good with his hands

Matthew Dingman: Good with his hands

Sydney Moore, Reporter

October 17, 2016


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Matthew Dingman, Meridian junior, does many skilled things with his hands. He does drawings and participates in Technical Academy for welding. Outside of school, Dingman plays video games and is an animal lover. He most often draws in class and when he is bored. "Matthew's art is very creative. I...

Levi Goodman, deer gone wild?

Levi Goodman, deer gone wild?

Tristan Henson, Reporter

October 5, 2016


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Levi Goodman, a sophomore at Meridian, is a normal teenage boy born in Decatur, Illinois. Goodman has an interest that some people may not have, nature. Goodman has always admired the outdoors and enjoys the company of the natural Earth. Goodman was born in Decatur, Illinois, and from a young age,...

Dunkin’ for days

Dunkin’ for days

Austin Durbin, Reporter

October 5, 2016


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Chrissy Morrow is currently a senior at Meridian High School who is in FCS and likes to train dogs. What most people don't know about her is that she works at Dunkin' Donuts. She has been working there since June when they first opened. Some think that work is all about work, but for her it's not....

Jesse Damery: More than just your ‘base’ic player

Jesse Damery: More than just your ‘base’ic player

Sadie Scott, Reporter

October 5, 2016


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Jesse Damery, freshman, is known to be a great athlete among her peers, coaches, and fans alike. However, her eclectic talent has been noticed by more than just District 15. An avid softball player, Damery started her career at just six years old. "I played tee-ball, and I've been  in love with playing...

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