Students of Metea discover resources available to them about mental health.

Metea addresses the positive, and negative aspects of Mental Health

Allison Davids September 21, 2021

This article mentions suicide and mental illness.   This year students noticed a big change with their IDs. Displayed on the back of all Metea ID cards is the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline,...

Mrs. White, Wadsworth, and Ms. Scarlet have a discussion. The two dead bodies lay behind them on the couch while Coronal Mustard stands behind them.

Metea theatre department makes a comeback after COVID-19

Ollie Shuminas September 16, 2021

Lights, camera, action! COVID-19 has altered the way the world works. When the virus took over the world, it shut down Broadway for over a year. The theatrical community was affected by this, for this...

Students walked around while eating lunch and enjoyed the mass amount of informative posters around the school.

Metea clubs are represented in this year’s activity fair

Tanay Pant September 13, 2021

  The activity fair took place last Thursday, giving students the chance to start their club career over with a brand new year. With more than 70 clubs for students to join this year, there...

As college and the future loom around the corner for seniors, stress and anxiety have become a wide spread problem.

The pandemic’s affect on students’ college admissions and future

Tanay Pant and Christina Guckel September 3, 2021

While the presence of COVID-19 finally begins to fade away from our daily lives, the impact of academic isolation and lost opportunity lives on. With college admissions approaching and months of unproductivity...

Students look forward to returning to school sports after a year of COVID-19 pandemic.

Athletes look forward to a season of normalcy

Sydney Burleyson September 1, 2021

The pandemic took  a huge hit on dedicated athletes training for the upcoming sports seasons. With march 2020 shutdowns, many athletes found themselves with no access to their usual training facilities,...

Students cheering for our varsity football players.

Metea families gather together to celebrate this year’s fall football season

Christina Guckel August 31, 2021

Since District 204 announced the return of football season, students have felt that it is a great start to a normal school year. Gladly, all Metea families are allowed and encouraged to attend this year’s...

Students of Metea returning to a normal school year.

Incoming freshman and sophomores enter Metea for their first in-person school year

Christina Guckel and Ollie Shuminas August 27, 2021

Many students did not return to the building for in-person learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This makes it the first year of in-person classes at Metea for sophomores and freshmen. This can be scary...

Music lovers adjust to COVID-19 guidelines at summer festivals

Christina Guckel and Michelle Serna June 4, 2021

As COVID-19 vaccinations are distributed, tests are more accessible, and cases are decreased, places in the United States are now able to host summer festivities. Lollapalooza and Summer Smash are two...

Fourth place winner Jenna Popko eliminated Abby Jue in the second round.

‘Senior assassins’ remains an unchanged senior tradition

Gray Corkey May 27, 2021

As the weather warms up and the school year comes to a close, seniors at Metea begin their senior traditions. From prom, the senior sunrise brunch, senior road trip, "senior assassins," and graduation,...

Final exams are set to be taken in the first week of June. This is the first semester since the fall semester of 2019 that finals can negatively impact students grades.

Final exams mark the end of a hectic year of hybrid learning

Iman Hamid May 25, 2021

Finals season is back. Both remote learners and in-person students are getting ready to take their last exams of the semester- and, by extension, the year. For seniors, however, final exams come a week...

Olivia Toole plans to study statistics at the University of Illinois.

Farewell Friday: Olivia Toole

Emily Veenstra May 21, 2021

What are your plans for after high school? After high school, I will be going to the University of Illinois. There, I will be studying statistics.   What are you most excited about after...

Read about the verdict for Derek Chauvin.

Following the outcome of the Derek Chauvin trial, many still see flaws in our justice system.

Iman Hamid and Sydney Burleyson May 19, 2021

Derek Chauvin, a former cop for the Minneapolis Police Department, arrested George Floyd after a convenience store clerk accused Floyd of paying with a counterfeit $20 bill on May 25, 2020. Police bodycam...

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