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Claudia Grzyb

Claudia Grzyb, Spotlight Writer

Claudia Grzyb is a senior at Metea Valley and is currently in her second year of being on staff. Claudia has been on the Metea Valley Speech team, and enjoys spending her down time with her three loving cats.

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Leaving room in your schedule for creativity produces surprising benefits

Leaving room in your schedule for creativity produces surprising benefits

Claudia Grzyb, Spotlight Editor
May 16, 2019

ith AP testing in its final stretch and finals just around the corner, it is easy to focus your energy and reflect on the traditional academic classes that you have taken this year. But with our annual...

Charlie McNulty (left) playing with bandmate Jeremy Donofrio (right)

Humans of Metea: Charlie McNulty

Claudia Grzyb
April 14, 2019

t takes many passionate musicians years before they are able to be recognized for their talent, let alone be able to play venues. Charlie McNulty is a freshmen at Metea Valley and is in a band with his...

Record-breaking polar vortex forces district officials to cancel school

Record-breaking polar vortex forces district officials to cancel school

Claudia Grzyb, Spotlight Editor
January 31, 2019

he midwest has reached record breaking lows this past week, causing all D204 schools and offices to be closed on Monday January 28, Wednesday the 30, and Thursday the 31. The temperature reached as low...

Unexpected government shutdown worries current seniors applying for Financial Aid

Unexpected government shutdown worries current seniors applying for Financial Aid

Claudia Grzyb, Spotlight Editor
January 22, 2019

he unnerving uncertainty that the nation is facing because of the current government shutdown is enough to make any future voter anxious- but the longest shutdown in history also has the capacity to hurt...

Get to know the mini Mustangs of Meteas preschool course

Get to know the mini Mustangs of Metea’s preschool course

Claudia Grzyb, Spotlight Reporter
December 11, 2018

etea Valley’s student body isn’t just limited to high school students- but extends to a class of about 20 rowdy preschoolers as well. You may recognize the students from their Trick or Treating outing...

Seniors shed a tear or two during their final Collage.

[Photo] Gallery: Collage 2018

December 3, 2018

Seniors shed a tear or two during their final Collage.

Twitter, do your thing

“Twitter, do your thing”

A screenshot from a Naperville Central High School student’s private Instagram story went viral on social media on Tuesday. The screenshot contained xenophobic and Islamophobic statements and focused...

Students create a “meaningful summer” for Aurora youth through a non-profit organization

Students create a “meaningful summer” for Aurora youth through a non-profit organization

Claudia Grzyb, Spotlight Writer
August 30, 2018

Some of us spent our summer writing college essays or attending summer camps, but a handful of District 204 students joined together to continue a mission that was started five years ago: to create more...

Teachers directed not to participate in student walkout

Teachers directed not to participate in student walkout

Avani Shah and Claudia Grzyb
March 13, 2018

Teachers received directions from administration last Thursday not to purchase T-shirts for the student walkout or to endorse the activity.   Students are selling T-shirts during lunch periods in the...

Ivan Kosolvo visits from Nitra, Slovakia to talk to students about Slovakia history and culture

Ivan Kosolvo visits from Nitra, Slovakia to talk to students about Slovakia history and culture

Myra Bajwa and Claudia Grzyb
February 26, 2018

Metea students had the honor of meeting a representative from Naperville’s sister city of Nitra, Slovakia on Thursday, Feb.22. The students met with Ivan Kosolvo in the large forum room, where he...

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[Photo] MV After Hours

February 7, 2018

Turnabout culture continues to be unique from anything else at Metea

Turnabout culture continues to be unique from anything else at Metea

Claudia Grzyb, Spotlight Reporter
February 2, 2018

ith spirit week almost behind us, Metea students have been preparing for the annual Turnabout dance held this Saturday. It’s no secret that Turnabout’s culture is drastically different than that...

You should be reading these books this holiday break

You should be reading these books this holiday break

Claudia Grzyb, Spotlight Reporter
December 13, 2017

his winter break, take advantage of the free time you have and pick up a book that you couldn’t read during the finals season! Whether it’s something festive to keep you in the holiday spirit, something...

Girls continue to stay misinformed about Toxic Shock Syndrome

Girls continue to stay misinformed about Toxic Shock Syndrome

Claudia Grzyb, Spotlight Reporter
December 6, 2017

The menstrual cycle is pretty scary. Period. The crimson shock of womanhood is bad enough-without the rumors and horror stories of Toxic Shock Syndrome (also known as TSS) roaming our halls. Because...

Anderson’s Fandom Frenzy inspires and connects local teens to the YA world

Anderson’s Fandom Frenzy inspires and connects local teens to the YA world

Claudia Grzyb, Spotlight Reporter
November 9, 2017

Last weekend was significant for YA literature in Aurora. On Sunday, Granger Middle School hosted Anderson Bookshop’s annual Fandom Frenzy for students and local readers alike. 43 authors attended...

Impending Heathers remake raises mixed emotions from the 80’s classic’s fans

Impending Heathers remake raises mixed emotions from the 80’s classic’s fans

Claudia Grzyb, Headlines Reporter
September 29, 2017

ut of all of the iconic 80s teen films that we reminisce about today, the 1988 film of Heathers stands out. Therefore, it is no surprise that when news of a TV series adaption came out, the film’s...

What’s happening in the YA world

What’s happening in the YA world

Claudia Grzyb and Abbey Malbon
September 20, 2017

Graphic by: Kennedy Homan As busy high school students, we all fall guilty of sticking to our “Sparknotes” endeavors and tend to steer away from reading for pleasure.  If you are getting a little...

Athletics for all-the competence of intramurals

Athletics for all-the competence of intramurals

Claudia Grzyb, Spotlight Reporter
September 8, 2017

Graphic by Kennedy Homan Although becoming a student athlete can seem like an attractive path for many, sometimes it can feel like trying out for a sport at Metea Valley as a beginner is “too little...

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