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Weekly Sports beats 5/23-5/29
Weekly Sports beats 5/23-5/29
Grace Cronin, Grace Davidson, and Max Berglind

Boys' Baseball (Grace Cronin) The boys' played in the DVC tournament on Tuesday and Wednesday. Their next game is against Kaneland today. Boys'...

Humans of Metea: Rachel Byrne
Ollie Shuminas, Spotlight Reporter • May 23, 2022

Senior Rachel Byrne is involved in many activities including Varsity Choir, Book Club, Speech, Mustang Comedy, Tri-M Honors Society, and Drama Club. Keep...

Mustang domination: A showcase of size, speed, and talent from girls' soccer gives them a shot at eighth regional title
Max Berglind, Sports Reporter • May 20, 2022

Win-or-go home. Playoff soccer. The Metea Valley Mustangs and the West Aurora Blackhawks. This high stake game was played on Metea's home field, the stands...

The News team takes time to reflect on some of the biggest moments in school News from the 2021-2022 school year.
2021-2022 school year news in review
News Department

With a memorable year nearing its end, some students are moving toward new adventures and some still have a few years left of high school. Despite where...

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The Mane - S6 E14
The Mane - S6 E14

Lip Sync 2k22 Highlights, Senior Advice, Year in Review & More

This Week’s Metea Minute
This Week’s Metea Minute
The crowd goes to the stage and cheer for the winners of the lip sync battle, The Black Aces.
The Mane awards $500 to The Black Aces for winning the lip sync battle
Allison Davids, Headlines reporter • May 19, 2022

Metea’s media and production class, the Mane, hosted their first lip sync battle last night. With $500...

Climate change is defined as long-term shifts in temperatures and weather patterns by the United Nations. Due to human activities and behaviors, such as burning fossil fuels, the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere has increased to the point where natural processes cannot fight them off.
A rundown on one of the Earth’s most fixable problems: climate change
Sarah Holzman, Headlines reporter • May 19, 2022

Scientist Rebellion leaks IPCC Report to “show that scientists are willing to disobey and take personal...

School administrators re-enforce school rules
School administrators re-enforce school rules
Tanmayi Sharat, Headlines reporter • May 18, 2022

As the school year comes to a close, announcements are made about staying focused and finishing the year...

Badminton players take a photo with a Metea banner.
Serving at state: Girls' badminton place fifth in doubles and sixth as a team
Grace Davidson, Sports Editor • May 18, 2022

The girls' badminton team has ended their 2022 season after an exciting performance at state. Sophomore...

Weekly Sports Beats 5/16-5/22
Weekly Sports Beats 5/16-5/22
Grace Cronin, Max Berglind, Grace Davidson, and Nick Vallejo May 16, 2022

Girls’ Badminton (Grace Cronin) The girls’ finished off their season competing at the state championships...

Metea Valley’s softball team plays vigorously against Neuqua in a hard fought game.
Girls’ softball falls to Neuqua for the third time
Grace Cronin, Sports Reporter • May 13, 2022

The Mustangs went against the Neuqua Wildcats on Thursday. This game marked the third time the Mustangs...

Students line up to take photos with each other infront of the backdrop.
Theater students celebrate with an end of the year red carpet themed banquet
Christina Guckel, Spotlight Editor • May 18, 2022

The end of the year is almost here, and students are wrapping up their in-school activities. Following the well-performed shows of “CLUE: on stage,” Winter Scenes, and...

Some honorable mentions in the Met Gala include celebrities like Blake Lively and Lizzo who either stuck with the theme or put their own spin on the theme.
The 2022 Met Gala: How to not follow a dress code
Isabela Sanchez, Perspectives Editor • May 9, 2022

The 2022 Met Gala theme was “Gilded Glamor-White Tie,” meaning that all celebrities have to do is dress as if they were a part of the late 19th century. Period pieces...

Journalists from The Stampede, The Central Times, The Echo, and The North Star provide their input on the film Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
A comparative, spoiler-free review of “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness”
Isabela Sanchez and Aidan Renteria May 17, 2022

To honor the concept of a multiverse, seven writers from four different schools decided to collaborate on this review. You can read from the Echo, the North Star, and the...

Senior Saish Pothina is involved in many activities, but one thing that he is most proud of is placing fourth in state for his humorous duet speech with his partner Lauren Verthein.
Humans Of Metea: Saish Pothina
Ollie Shuminas, Spotlight Reporter • May 11, 2022

Saish Pothina is a senior who is involved in chamber singers, off the record vocal jazz ensemble, Apollo, the speech team, ILMEA, Tri-M honors music society, and Metea’s theater program. Keep reading to learn more about his experiences here at Metea. What is your favorite memory from your activities...

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Autumn Zayas and Isabela Sanchez went on a social media cleanse for a week.
Two students attempt to take a social media cleanse
Bela Sanchez and Autumn Zayas April 7, 2022

According to my screen time, I am on my phone for five hours and 50 minutes. With those five hours and 50 minutes, I have seen videos of people reflecting on their social media cleanse and the benefits...

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Seniors on the dance floor for the first slow dance song.
Senior Prom 2022, a not so mysterious Masquerade
Madison Moon and Alisha Chhatwal May 3, 2022

The class of 2022 attended prom last Friday at Bobak's Signature Events. This year's theme was Masquerade. Students were greeted by Metea Staff when walking down the red...

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