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OLAS offers Hispanic students and non-Hispanic students alike an opportunity to understand their heritage and culture more.

OLAS opens its doors to Latin American students at Metea

September 22, 2023

OLAS is the organization of the Latin American Students. Its mission is to unite Latino students and anyone willing to learn more about their culture. OLAS is a student-run club that provides an opportunity...

Metea Valley has placed 25th for best high schools in Illinois according to US News & World.

US News & World reports Metea Valley’s ranking compared to other high schools in Illinois

Isabelle Leofanti, News Editor
September 17, 2023

U.S. News & World Report ranked Metea Valley High School number 25 for best high schools in Illinois and number 626 in the nation. Last year, Metea was ranked number 26 in Illinois.  As the American...

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated with the mission of connecting people through culture.

Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the importance of owning one’s culture

Emily Pena, News Reporter
September 15, 2023

If you look around our community you will see a variety of flags beginning to rise, food being prepared, and communities uniting. It is all in preparation for Hispanic Heritage Month, where it gives the...

Mini Mustangs graduate from preschool

Isabelle Leofanti, News Reporter
May 25, 2023

On Thursday May 18th, the Mini mustangs had their preschool graduation ceremony and celebration. After the ceremony, the pre schoolers walked around the school, being celebrated by students and staff.

Students from Kindergarten to twelfth grade are involved in the musical performance and contributing art for the galleries.

The IPEF champions creativity in schools through the Fine Arts Festival

Lindsey Hall, News Reporter
May 18, 2023

District 204 schools are participating in the annual Fine Arts Festival on Sat. May 20. The festival is free to the public and will include musical performances from each ensemble and contributions by...

Teacher Appreciation Week highlights the hard work of dedicated staff members

Modoroki Wright, Features Reporter
May 12, 2023

Students celebrated Teacher Appreciate Week, May 1 to 5. Throughout the week, there was an ice cream and taco truck, letters written by students, and more dedicated to our teachers.

This year, the student government has made changes to Senior Road trip and Prom, giving seniors a new experience.

Student Government plans unique events for Seniors

Lindsey Hall
April 19, 2023

As the end of the school year approaches, many events and activities for seniors are nearing. The student government (StuGo) plans and contributes to these events year-round. Senior Sunrise took place...

Meteas world language week started March 20th with the purpose of recognizing language diversity.

World Language Week: honoring language diversity

Metea celebrated the annual World Language/ESL Week from Mon. March 20 to Fri. March 24. The world language and ESL departments planned various activities for students, such as a trivia competition, special...

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...

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