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Online learning to start March 18

Zainie Qureshi

Dr.Karen Sullivan decided that all schools in IPSD 204 would move to online learning.

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...

Metea to host job fair for students with STEM interests

Metea to host job fair for students with STEM interests

March 6, 2020

Metea students will be given the opportunity to find jobs during school. The first job fair will occur during lunch periods on March 12th will have multiple employers at Metea recruiting students as their...

Special Olympics and Best Buddies hosts spirit week to spread awareness

Special Olympics and Best Buddies hosts spirit week to spread awareness

March 2, 2020

Special Olympics and Best Buddies are hosting their annual respect week to, “spread the word to end the word.” Throughout the week there will be a spirit week consisting of different themes each day...

Aurora community members discuss racial bias and discrimination in their city

Aurora community members discuss racial bias and discrimination in their city

March 2, 2020

Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) and Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) hosted a panel discussion on racial bias and discrimination in the community on Feb. 29. Foster and Underwood organized the discussion...

Best Buddies showcases skills at first-ever talent show

Best Buddies showcases skills at first-ever talent show

February 25, 2020

Best Buddies held their first ever talent show at Metea on Friday. Best Buddies is a worldwide organization aiming to create lifelong relationships between students with intellectual or developmental disabilities...

The annual African American History Month show captivates students

The annual African American History Month show captivates students

February 24, 2020

The annual African American history program this year was filled with colorful and vibrant performances by an African dance troupe from Chicago. The performances included an abundance of knowledge,...

The Dark Horse Art Gallery gives credit to aspiring artists

The Dark Horse Art Gallery gives credit to aspiring artists

February 18, 2020

An exquisite gallery featuring Metea students’ unique artistic ability is put on every year to showcase all of the students’ creativity. Metea’s imaginative students showcase their art throughout...

Metea theater department puts on several student directed Winter Scenes

Metea theater department puts on several student directed Winter Scenes

February 13, 2020

As the winter season is coming to an end, the theater department is just beginning to showcase what they have been working on the past few months. Winter scenes is a collection of four student directed...

Metea showcases powerful performances by students through ‘My Identity, My Experience’

Metea showcases powerful performances by students through ‘My Identity, My Experience’

February 12, 2020

In honor of Black History Month, Metea held a performance to commemorate students of color on Tuesday. The main issue that was being discussed is race. Students with poems, songs, art, and even their stories...

IPSD students experience firsthand chaos of the 2020 Iowa Caucus

IPSD students experience firsthand chaos of the 2020 Iowa Caucus

February 6, 2020

  Caught in the adrenaline rush of early election mayhem, 45 high school students from District 204 who received financial support from the Mikva Challenge, IPEF, and League of Women Voters...

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