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What up wit dat??? -Eligibility policy

What up wit dat??? -Eligibility policy

Drew Snow, Reporter

September 22, 2017


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At Meridian Senior High School, there is a new eligibility rule. It was put into play this year for the first time by Mr. Hurelbrink, with school board approval, and is intended to push students to strive to keep their grades up. The rule is quite simple and is effective for every student in the...

Ian on the streets: SAT

Ian on the streets: SAT

Ian Carnahan, Reporter

April 21, 2017


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Meridan students took the SAT on April 5 in the high school gym; this was the first year the SAT was required for students in Illinois. The SAT is the new standardized test in Illinois for juniors. The test took almost all of a school day and juniors were allowed to leave after the test was over....

Korean Veterans: America’s finest

Korean Veterans: America’s finest

Austin, Reporter

April 18, 2017


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On Friday, April 7, Mr. Kershner's history classes watched a presentation by Korean War veterans who shared their experience through the war. No matter what your idea of a veteran is, these heroes should be honored with the greatest respect possible. Not every American has the honor to meet these...

Fired or blazed?

Fired or blazed?

Corryn Brock, Reporter

March 29, 2017


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Tomi Lahren recently claimed to be "pro-choice" during an interview, a contradiction to the typically conservative opinions she expresses. On March 17, 2017, Lahren was placed on suspension with her employing network, TheBlaze, followed by an announcement of the termination of her employment on March...

Mopeds: Next big thing??

Mopeds: Next big thing??

Cameron Getz, Reporter

March 16, 2017


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If someone asked me what I would be driving to the school other than my truck, I never thought I would say a moped. Mopeds are low key a great purchase when you have a truck that gets a ravishing 11 miles a gallon.  All of my friends laughed at me when I kept saying I was going to purchase a moped....

Jell-o: liquid or solid?

Jell-o: liquid or solid?

Sydney Moore, Reporter

January 31, 2017


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Do you remember learning about the states of matter in science class? We all know the original three: solid, liquid, and gas. There are also two lesser known states, plasma and Bose-Einstein condensates. Although there is an item that breaks the mold, Jell-o. "Jello is a solid because it does not...

Trump is president

Trump is president

Drew Snow, Reporter

January 31, 2017


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Since the presidential inauguration took place this week, I decided I would see what peoples' reactions were to Donald Trump taking office. On Friday, January 20, Trump was sworn into office. There were students that watched the inauguration live with teachers' consent and even teachers who watched...

“Happy holidays” or “Merry Christmas”?

Corryn Brock, Reporter

December 14, 2016


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Happy Holidays? Merry Christmas? What's the big deal? Over the past few years it's become apparent that Christmas is no longer the main focus in December. Many people have begun saying "Happy Holidays" in stores, restaurants, and so on; out of respect for the several other holidays going on at the ...

What Up Wit Dat???-Graduation

What Up Wit Dat???-Graduation

Travis Robinson, Reporter

May 23, 2016


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Graduation is just around the corner! Let’s talk with a few students graduating this year… Chris Gilliam, Erin Ulozas, and Blake Fonner. All three students have one thing in common. They all report being “excited” to graduate. After graduating, Gilliam is going to Richland Community College...

Go break a leg

Go break a leg

Cole Babcock, Reporter

April 26, 2016


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Next time I tell someone, “break a leg,” I will think twice.  I ran track in jr. high but not high school.  I thought it’s my senior year and I might as well do it all this year.  I liked running the hurdles in jr. high and heck, I wasn’t too bad, so when Coach Klein asked, I did it.  It was...

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