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A local candidate fair hosted by CItizens of Metea was hosted in the LMC on Wensday, March 25th from 6:00 to 7:30 PM.

Citizens of Metea host their second local candidate fair

Isabelle Leofanti and Chloe Stables
March 21, 2023

Citizens of Metea just hosted their second local candidate fair in preparation for the election last Wednesday evening. The City Council Candidate Forum hosted running school board candidates, Aurora alderman,...

Granger students talk about how they felt during the lock down after witnessing the intruder.

Students experience fear and confusion during Granger lock down

Isabelle Leofanti and Madison Moon
March 13, 2023

Aurora Police Officers arrested and charged an intruder following the Granger lockdown on February 22. The charges include one count of criminal trespass to a safe school zone and one count of disorderly...

Unity In Excellence at the Black History Month showcase in the Black Box

Unity In Excellence inspires Black leadership

Madison Moon
February 28, 2023

Unity In Excellence is a club for the Black student body of Metea. Its purpose is to be a backbone and outlet for the students. The club is student-led which gives students many chances to take on leadership...

Former Metea student was  found trespassing at Granger middle school.

Granger put on lock down in response to suspicious trespasser

Isabelle Leofanti and Madison Moon
February 23, 2023

Granger students and staff went into a lockdown yesterday at 8:00 a.m.  Aurora Police Officers responded to a report of a suspicious person, identified as 20-year-old Brandt Ward of Aurora, trespassing...

AP African American studies in a new course by the College Board.

College Board offers AP African American studies course

Madison Moon, Lindsey Hall , and Isabelle Leofanti
February 17, 2023

College Board has developed an AP African American studies course, which is now being piloted across select schools. The course provides students with an introduction to the experience of Black Americans....

 Young Hearts For Life provided free heart screenings for students.

Young Hearts 4 Life offers free heart screenings for students

Lindsey Hall, Isabelle Leofanti, and Madison Moon
February 10, 2023

Metea hosted the Young Hearts 4 Life cardiac screening on Feb. 7 in the main gym. The program offered a free and painless electrocardiogram (ECG), which flagged students who may be at risk for certain...

There is a possibility of new social studies courses for the 2024-25 school year

Social studies department proposes a variety of potential new classes

Lindsey Hall
January 20, 2023

The social studies department announced possible new courses for the 2024-25 school year. Students were asked to share their interest levels for each potential class, which will play a determining role...

Former Metea student was  found trespassing at Granger middle school.

Breaking news: District 204 administrators recommend Daniel DeBruckyer for MV principal

Madison Moon and Lindsey Hall
December 16, 2022

Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Education Dr. Nicole Howard sent out an email to the Metea Valley community Friday afternoon, announcing the recommendation of Daniel DeBrucker to become Metea Valley’s...

 Overwhelming conditions can lead to increased stress among students.

Mental health days help students focus on their emotional wellness

Lindsey Hall and Madison Moon
December 16, 2022

With the approach of final exams, many students are reporting elevated stress levels and anxiety. Mental health days serve as an available tool to allow students time to recharge and focus on their emotional...

Tom Daugherty is a guidance counselors that has resources available that can help make the college process easier for students.

Metea offers opportunities for students to learn more about furthering their education

Allison Davids, Copy Editor
December 14, 2022

Students got the opportunity to learn more about college and what their future might hold on Dec. 7. Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment, Kaci Abolt and Coordinator of Undergraduate...

Senior Annika Kmiecik writes a letter from Santa to give to one of the children.

NEHS writes letters from Santa

Madison Moon
December 9, 2022

The National English honors society (NEHS) participated in writing letters from Santa where members of NEHS wrote Christmas letters to children of staff members and families in the community. Metea staff...

As a result of increased student absences, emptier classrooms have become more common.

Student absence rates are on the rise

Isabelle Leofanti and Lindsey Hall
December 7, 2022

As the end of semester one approaches, a surge in the number of student absences has been reported. After returning from COVID-19-affected school years, some students are concerned about the recent trends. According...

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