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Emily Peña

Emily Peña

Emily Pena is a junior and this is her first year writing for The Stampede as a headlines reporter. She loves to paint, draw, and watch true crime documentaries. When in the comfort of her own home, she likes connecting her music to her speaker and playing it at an unreasonably loud volume, talking to friends and family, or napping.

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Metea students open up a new discussion

Metea students open up a new discussion

Emily Peña, Headlines reporter
May 23, 2024

Metea students will be given the opportunity to join in on an Israel-Palestine forum that is not exclusively for current students, but for those who have recently graduated. The discussion is open to all...

For seniors, the yearly roadtrip is one of the most exciting events to wrap up the year with, espcially with friends.

The senior road trip gives seniors one last memory

Emily Peña and Bella Sieben
May 10, 2024

The senior road trip for the class of 2024 will be taking place on May. 11. Metea’s PTSA sponsored the annual trip which will be filled with fun activities such as going to Six Flags, student lounge,...

Depression: it is not just your battle, it is our battle

Depression: it is not just your battle, it is our battle

Emily Peña, Perspectives Reporter
May 3, 2024
(This story is written in English as well as Spanish.) Growing up as a sister to both an older and younger brother, I have had the opportunity to experience the various stages of their lives...
Support from families is important whenever someone is going through depression.

Depression: it’s not just your battle, it’s our battle

Emily Pena, Perspectives Reporter
May 3, 2024

Growing up as a sister to both an older and younger brother, I have had the opportunity to experience the various stages of their lives. I have witnessed firsthand my brothers' different phases in life,...

El apoyo de las familias es importante cuando alguien esta pasado por una depresión.

Depresión: no es solo tu batalla es nuestra batalla

Emily Peña, Perspectives Reporter
May 3, 2024

Como hermana de un hermano mayor y otro menor, he tenido la oportunidad de vivir las diferentes etapas de sus vidas. He sido testigo de las diferentes fases de la vida de mis hermanos, desde su complicada...

IPSD 204 works towards welcoming new families to the district.

Policies work to welcome incoming families to the district

Emily Pena, News Reporter
April 23, 2024

The Indian Prairie School District 204 hosted a resource fair aimed at immigrant families within the community on April 17. Multiple organizations were there providing essential information, tools, and...

Neuqua Valley High School students walking down 95th St. with posters demanding a ceasefire for Palestine.

Neuqua Valley Students organize a walkout in solidarity with Palestine

Emily Peña, News Reporter
April 8, 2024

Around 150 Neuqua Valley High School students walked out of school, held up signs, and recited slogans as they went down 95th St. on April 6 to show support and solidarity with Palestine.    NVHS...

With the amount of hard work that goes into learning a new language, being able to earn a Seal of Biliteracy is a great achievement.

The Seal of Biliteracy means more than a stamp on a transcript

Emily Peña, News Reporter
January 31, 2024

El examen para el Sello de Alfabetización Bilingüe tendrá lugar el 3 de febrero para reconocer a los estudiantes que demuestran un dominio intermedio-alto, no sólo del inglés, sino también de otro...

Members of the Muslim Student Association board celebrate their club together.

Muslim Student Association condemns Quran burning committed by WV Student

Metea’s Muslim Student Association (MSA) held a meeting last Friday to open a discussion after a video of a Waubonsie Valley student burning a copy of the Quran resurfaced on social media.  The Waubonsie...

OLAS offers Hispanic students and non-Hispanic students alike an opportunity to understand their heritage and culture more.

OLAS opens its doors to Latin American students at Metea

Emily Peña
September 22, 2023

OLAS is the organization of the Latin American Students. Its mission is to unite Latino students and anyone willing to learn more about their culture. OLAS is a student-run club that provides an opportunity...

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated with the mission of connecting people through culture.

Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the importance of owning one’s culture

Emily Peña, News Reporter
September 15, 2023

If you look around our community you will see a variety of flags beginning to rise, food being prepared, and communities uniting. It is all in preparation for Hispanic Heritage Month, where it gives the...

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