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Your World. Your Stories. Everyday.

METEA MEDIA

Your World. Your Stories. Everyday.

METEA MEDIA

Junior Vivek Panse enjoys taekwondo, music, and trivia competitions.

Humans of Metea: Vivek Panse

Tanay Pant, Spotlight Editor
January 31, 2023

Junior Vivek Panse is a third-degree black belt in Taekwondo, captain of Metea’s Scholastic Bowl team, and a violinist for chamber strings. Keep reading to learn more about his experiences here at Metea.   What...

ChatGPT offers a wide array of different features, some of which can be used by students to cheat on homework and exams.

ChatGPT’s release sparks concern over academic dishonesty

Tanay Pant, Spotlight Editor
January 25, 2023

ChatGPT, an intelligent chatbot created by OpenAI, was launched on Nov. 30 2022, and has since taken the world by storm. For years, people have pondered whether any computer can pass the Turing test and...

The course selection process causes students to stress about their future classes

Guidance counselors offer advice to students who stress about course selection

Chloe Stables, Spotlight Reporter
January 24, 2023

With the start of the second semester comes the course selection process in which students will decide what classes to take next year. There are many things to consider while choosing classes. Students...

Mustang 30 offers students the opportunity to converse with teachers or take a study hall break

The return of Mustang 30 will be beneficial for students

Chloe Stables, Spotlight Reporter
January 18, 2023

Mustang 30 will return for the first time since the pandemic on Wednesday, Jan. 25. Although the policy started in 2019, Mustang 30 was terminated during quarantine. Now that Metea has returned to a level...

Students must study long hours for their finals, which can lead to stress and burnout over time

Finals week prompts discussion on how to prepare and the necessity of finals as a whole

Tanay Pant, Spotlight Editor
December 16, 2022

As finals season rapidly approaches, students feel the burden of stress continues to accumulate. These three days of testing right before winter break have the ability to alter (sometimes dramatically)...

Many popular English books have been translated for foreign students to enjoy

School library purchases foreign language books to encourage students from all backgrounds to read

Chloe Stables, Spotlight Reporter
December 15, 2022

For some, moving across the world and joining a new school can be challenging, especially with a language barrier. The library is actively working to diversify its book selection and encourage students...

Sophomore Liam Pummer enjoys drumming and video games.

Humans of Metea: Liam Pummer

Tanay Pant, Spotlight Editor
December 8, 2022

Sophomore Liam Pummer, also known as ‘Kirby,’ is involved with Marching Band, Tri-M Music Honors Society and other personal hobbies. He has also recently been diagnosed to be on the autism spectrum....

Artemis I is part of the larger Artemis Program, a NASA endeavor with the main goal of returning to the surface of the moon, possibly to stay, in the coming decade.

The launch of Artemis I revitalizes discussion on the future of space exploration

Tanay Pant, Spotlight Editor
December 5, 2022

Artemis I, an uncrewed lunar exploration rocket, launched from the Kennedy Space Center at 1:47 a.m. EST on Nov. 16, 2022. Artemis I is a part of the larger Artemis program, whose long-term mission is...

Gully, one of the therapy dogs that came to Metea, lies comfortably as the students exit the room.

Therapy dogs serve as stress relievers for students

Chloe Stables, Spotlight Reporter
December 2, 2022

Volunteers in the Metea community bring in therapy dogs on the first Thursday of every month. This past Thursday, students were able to spend time with the therapy dogs during their lunch period. As the...

The search for a replacement principal has taken place as Dr. Echols plans to retire.

The search for a new principal begins amid Echols’ last year

Chloe Stables, Spotlight Reporter
November 13, 2022

Darrell Echols has been the principal of Metea Valley high school for the past eight years and plans to retire at the end of this school year. Although Echols’s legacy is irreplaceable, the search to...

Students and adults from all across the community come together to monitor and judge elections.

Student election judge recounts experience at the polls

Tanay Pant, Spotlight Editor
November 10, 2022

While all my friends were sleeping during their mid-week vacation, I was shoveling cold eggs into my mouth at 4 a.m. Even so, I was late. As I entered the Nancy Young gymnasium, I saw my fellow election...

Junior Srivatsa Vokkarane enjoys chess and cricket.

Humans of Metea: Srivatsa Vokkarane

Tanay Pant, Spotlight Editor
November 6, 2022

Junior Srivatsa Vokkarane is a part of chess club, cricket club, and plays the violin. Keep reading to learn more about his experiences here at Metea.   What is chess club all about? Chess...

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