The National Merit Corporation announced many high school students from District 204 as semifinalists to their National Merit Scholarship program.

National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist share their opinions on standardized testing

Iman Hamid September 29, 2020

The National Merit Corporation announced 46 high school students from District 204 as semifinalists to their Scholarship program on Sept. 10. This program recognizes students with PSAT scores above 221....

Current school safety restrictions affects class representative elections.

Student government elections approach virtually

Jessica Velazquez September 17, 2020

With the start of the new year, the annual Student Government elections are approaching, this time accompanied by new accommodations. Each class representative will introduce their campaign virtually and...

LMC director Amy Madzinski gives students the opportunity to check out library books during remote learning.

The LMC gives students the ability to check out books through curbside pickup

Megan Drake September 15, 2020

The library reopened for curbside pickup with books last Tuesday. This brings a new opportunity for readers to utilize Metea’s library during e-learning. They will have the opportunity to put books on...

Updates on IPSD school board, e-learning, TCD virtual open house and clubs.

News Beats

News Department September 15, 2020

School Board (Jessica Velazquez):  Indian Prairie School District held a board meeting last Tuesday. Throughout the meeting, they reviewed the first few days of school as a success. The IPSD school...

After careful reconsideration, District 204 chooses to switch over to complete online learning over the previous idea of both online and in-person learning options.

District 204 narrows down to its final decision on reopening schools for the fall

Madison Moon, Michelle Serna , and Ursula Sturgeon August 18, 2020

Throughout the summer, the district expressed concerns on their website regarding the rising COVID-19 rates in DuPage County, causing a delay in the return to school on Sept. 3 and the continuance of online...

The Naperville Neighbors United will be hosting a youth forum tomorrow at 7 p.m. Those who are interested in registering can click the link at the end of the story.

District 204 opens up the conversation regarding acts of injustice

Jessica Velazquez and Leland Pan June 22, 2020

The murder of George Floyd on May 25 sparked global protests against racism and police violence, including protests in Naperville and Aurora. Weeks of ongoing protests stimulated conversations about racism...

Students pickup bags of their goods from their lockers.

Metea hosts pickup for students’ locker supplies

Jada Jones May 24, 2020

The Mustangs Filled their locker banks with excitement when getting rid of the supplies in their lockers. However,  the annual locker cleanouts are a little different this year, considering the inconvenience...

Apollo members perform Keep Your Head Up virtually.

Apollo performs ‘Keep Your Head Up’ virtually to spread positivity

Ayden Reed May 23, 2020

As COVID-19 reigns and students continue to search for some sense of normalcy, many clubs and organizations have been hard at work to ensure at least a few aspects of typical high school life are maintained....

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

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

Jessica Velazquez May 14, 2020

Since Indian Prairie School District announced the extension of remote learning and closing of schools for the rest of the 2019-20 academic year, students and teachers have been flooded with emotions.  The...

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

Small businesses face hardships due to coronavirus

Ayden Reed May 11, 2020

Whether it be the president of the United States or the neighbors dog, everyone is currently being affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. What started as a mere virus, comparable to the common cold, has turned...

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

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

Alexandra Guckel May 8, 2020

Metea created a warm line to offer emotional support, recovery education, and self-advocacy support to anyone. The warmline is a form that students can complete if they are not ready to seek out someone...

Students continue to prepare for future testing, regardless of cancellations.

Standardized test cancellations create changes for students

Alexandra Guckel 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...

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