METEA MEDIA

School closing for the rest of the year creates changes for students and staff

Myra Bajwa

Metea school closings cause students and staff to change their end of the year plans.

Small businesses face hardships due to coronavirus

Alexandra Guckel

Small businesses in downtown Naperville have a hard time keeping business.

Metea’s warm line offers support to those who need it

Noelle Pryor

Students access the warm line form in order to seek help and advice.

Standardized test cancellations create changes for students

Standardized test cancellations create changes for students

April 23, 2020

The Collegeboard has recently announced that the SAT and SAT subject tests up through June have been cancelled. The ACT has cancelled their tests through June as well. Public health officials have made...

Illinois schools to suspend in-person instruction for the 2019-2020 school year

Illinois schools to suspend in-person instruction for the 2019-2020 school year

April 17, 2020

Governor Pritzker announced on Friday that all Illinois schools would suspend in-person learning for the remainder for the 2019-2020 school year. Remote learning will be in place for IPSD students until...

COVID-19 creates a positive environmental impact

COVID-19 creates a positive environmental impact

April 15, 2020

With the recent nationwide closures, most people are understandably looking for some good news. The country seems to be standing on edge, hugging the media and waiting for any sort of information that...

Governor Pritzker extends stay at home order until April 30

Governor Pritzker extends stay at home order until April 30

March 28, 2020

At a press conference on Tuesday, Governor Pritzker announched that the stay at home order for Illinois residents will remain in place until April 30, keeping schools closed until then. The Illinois...

Teachers use technology to adapt to e-learning

Teachers use technology to adapt to e-learning

March 25, 2020

Students are adjusting to the new environment of learning at home with technology and little face-to-face interaction with peers. As much as a change that it has been towards students, it also has been...

COVID-19 school update: e-learning

COVID-19 school update: e-learning

March 18, 2020

The Illinois State Board of Education issued a written statement regarding this time: “An Act of God Day is a day that is used for a condition beyond the control of the district that poses a hazardous...

IPSD 204 provides resources to families during e-learning days

IPSD 204 provides resources to families during e-learning days

March 17, 2020

All IPSD schools will be implementing e-learning  from March 18 to March 30 to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus following an announcement by IPSD Superintendent Karen Sullivan on Friday. Spring...

Student sets fire to mens’ restroom

Student sets fire to mens’ restroom

March 15, 2020

A student set off a smoke bomb in the boy’s bathroom located in the Spirit House during the school day on March 10. Students and staff discovered the smoke bomb and followed safety precautions that would...

Online learning to start March 18

Online learning to start March 18

March 13, 2020

Superintendent Karen Sullivan announced that District 204 is closing all schools and implementing online learning starting March 18.  While there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the district, Sullivan said she was acting “out of an abundance of caution.”

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi challenges the ideas of racism and encourages people to become anti-racist.

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi challenges the ideas of racism and encourages people to become anti-racist.

March 13, 2020

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynolds collaborated on a book titled “Stamped,” which helps teenagers grasp the concept of racism. It was inspiration from Dr. Kendi’s original book, How to be an “Antiracist.”...

Women’s Month celebrates the accomplishments of women for decades

Women’s Month celebrates the accomplishments of women for decades

March 12, 2020

Women have made significant strides in the past century, yet it was not until 1981 when March became a national celebration for women. It began as Women’s History Week and it was not until 1995 that...

District 204 administrators begin precautions as COVID-19 becomes a pandemic

District 204 administrators begin precautions as COVID-19 becomes a pandemic

March 12, 2020

The University of Illinois, Northwestern University, Illinois State University, and Wheaton College have all canceled in-person classes in reaction to the spreading COVID-19 virus. Four Chicago area schools...

Me to We shines the light on impoverished villages with their Watts of Love initiative

Me to We shines the light on impoverished villages with their Watts of Love initiative

March 11, 2020

Me to We created the Watts of Love campaign to turn off the lights and give someone in a less developed country access to renewable energy. Watts of Love is an organization that raises money to give solar...

Breaking News: School evacuated following fire in Spirit House restroom

Breaking News: School evacuated following fire in Spirit House restroom

March 10, 2020

Metea Valley students and staff went into a hold-in-place at 9:46 a.m., while juniors completed the ISBE Illinois Science Assessment in the gymnasium. The boys’ bathroom in the Spirit House contained...

View All

Your World. Your Stories. Every Day.
News