• Graduation is May 22 at 5pm
  • Clue performances are set for May 15 and 16
  • Chloe Moyer and Hunter Foulks place in the top five in WYSE competition
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The student news site of Meridian Senior High School

The Meridian Daily

The student news site of Meridian Senior High School

The Meridian Daily

Robert Le Cates

Robert Le Cates, Editor-in-Chief

Robert Le Cates is both an editor-in-chief for the journalism and yearbook staff. Through the Illinois Journalism Education Association, he won first in slideshow photography, second and an honorable mention in sports photography, and is a part of the All-State Journalism team. As the editor-in-chief, he helps refine his staff’s work. During his free time, he likes to do photography and shoot sports, his favorite being football, and writes. He plans on going to Eastern Illinois University to teach high school journalism and English.

Contact him on Twitter @pronounced_rob

Email him at [email protected]

Text him at 217-361-5692 

All content by Robert Le Cates
Bernie joins past award winners at Meridian.

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February 18, 2021
Bernie hangs out in the great hall.

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January 30, 2021

[Video] Band Funding

November 13, 2020
Mr. Cloe, science teacher and softball enthusiast.

[Photo] Payton Cloe

November 11, 2020
Pins like these are used by the LGBTQ+ community to show their pride.  These types of accessories are popular among the LGBTQ+ youth.

Love has no gender

November 5, 2020
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September 21, 2020
The Meridian Boys Basketball team watch the start of the varsity game against ALAH.

MHS Boys Basketball

March 27, 2020
After the loss against ALAH, Meridian slapped hands with the other team in good sportsmanlike behavior.

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February 18, 2020
The student section, at the home game for Meridian against ALAH, erupts with cheers when one of the players makes a successful layup.

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February 18, 2020
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February 18, 2020
Jacobs Jones dribbles the ball then passes it to number 11 Riley Day.

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February 18, 2020
Numbers 15 and 22 block Domonick Baker from returning an out of bounds ball.

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February 18, 2020
Tyler Ward reaches for the ball he dives for, but number 4 for ALAH picks it up before Ward.

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February 18, 2020
Christian Scott shoots two free throws.

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February 18, 2020
Jacob Jones dribbles the ball with the block on ALAH from Graham Meisenhelter.

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February 18, 2020
The team runs out for the start of the game, then proceeds to warm up on half of the court by doing layups, three pointers, and dribbling.

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February 18, 2020
Tyler Ward runs for layup, but is unsuccessful due to number 23 ALAH blocking the shot.

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February 18, 2020
Lucas Clapp rushes for the layup while confronting three opposing players.

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February 18, 2020
Tyler Ward dribbles around two ALAH players.

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February 18, 2020
Tyler Ward,  shoots the ball, but gets blocked by number 1 on the ALAH JV Boys Basketball team.

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February 18, 2020
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February 18, 2020
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February 18, 2020
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December 9, 2019
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