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Maddie Crabtree

Maddie Crabtree, Metea Media Editor-in-Chief

Maddie Crabtree is a Senior and the Editor-in-Chief of Metea Media. She has been on staff for three years and has a huge passion for all things journalism. She placed first in Illinois and third in the nation for review writing this past year. Besides journalism, Maddie has also been on cheer for the last three years. Maddie is almost always at a Warriors Hockey game too. If she’s not in the newsroom or cheer, she’s probably just scrolling through Twitter (@omgeemaddie) or Instagram (@maddie_crabtree).

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Mr. Devany opens Collage by telling the audience the of Collage. No clapping between songs!

[Photo] Gallery: Collage 2018

December 3, 2018

Mr. Devany opens Collage by telling the audience the of Collage. No clapping between songs!

Junior Ethan Wipff faces off in the first period against Neuqua on Thursday night.

[Photo] Varsity Hockey trounces Neuqua, heads to finals of Carillon Cup

November 15, 2018

Junior Ethan Wipff faces off in the first period against Neuqua on Thursday night.

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery takes up too much energy

[Video] Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery takes up too much energy

May 21, 2018

et again, the Harry Potter fandom is becoming relevant due to the recent release of Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery. This game app already has a large community creating memes and discussions from the experience...

Infinity War unites fans from all Marvel films *SPOILERS*

Infinity War unites fans from all Marvel films *SPOILERS*

May 15, 2018

WARNING: This review of “Infinity War” contains spoilers from the movie. If you do not wish to continue to read, please redirect yourself to the front page. Marvels highly anticipated Infinity War...

Brittany and Maddie take on: The Food Truck Festival

[Video] Brittany and Maddie take on: The Food Truck Festival

May 7, 2018

What was the experience like? Brittany: I had a really fun time with all my friends and it was really cool to see all these people come together and have such a fun time just talking and enjoying the...

LMC holds author visit with actor Keegan Allen

[Video] LMC holds author visit with actor Keegan Allen

April 29, 2018

The Library Media Center presented Pretty Little Liars actor, Keegan Allen, during seventh period on Thursday. This author visit was a part of Allen’s book tour which started on Tuesday, April 24 in...

Inclement weather causes scheduling issues for athletes

Inclement weather causes scheduling issues for athletes

April 24, 2018

he definition of ‘April Showers’ has been an understatement this year. Snow covering the grounds in the early mornings is a mild annoyance for most, but for Athletic Director Daniel Debruycker, there...

There isnt a method to the (March) madness

There isn’t a method to the (March) madness

April 4, 2018

s March Madness came to an end so did our brackets. Some brought us joy, and maybe a few bucks, while others left us upset and out a couple dollars. Although the chances of creating a perfect bracket are...

Dog rescue event to be held at Metea

Dog rescue event to be held at Metea

April 4, 2018

CPR Fund K9 Rescue will be hosting a Dog Rescue Event at Metea Saturday, April 14 during the badminton tournament. There will be a few dogs at the event to meet and interact with. Although not all dogs...

Is there a method to the (March) madness?

Is there a method to the (March) madness?

March 22, 2018

s March Madness starts up, you'll hear the talk of brackets from students to teachers buzz around. Whether it's playing with friends for fun or even with money on the line, it's always a rush to see your...

Brittany and Maddie take on: Massacre Haunted House

Brittany and Maddie take on: Massacre Haunted House

October 31, 2017

With “Basement of the Dead” already under our belts, we thought it would be a great idea to go to yet another haunted house and review it. Last weekend we visited the terrifying “Massacre Haunted...

Brittany and Maddie take on: Basement of the Dead

Brittany and Maddie take on: Basement of the Dead

October 20, 2017

As Halloween approaches, many teens go out to haunted houses for thrills and a fun time with their friends. In the spirit of all things Halloween, we decided we had to visit at least one haunted house....

Marching Mustangs set sail over spring break

Marching Mustangs set sail over spring break

April 5, 2017

Co-written by Prashant Shankar and Zainie Qureshi. Over spring break, the Metea Valley Marching Mustangs along with the Jazz Collective went on a trip to Florida and the Bahamas to perform at Disney...

Chicago Auto Show unveils major innovations with its latest vehicles

Chicago Auto Show unveils major innovations with its latest vehicles

February 23, 2017

Over the weekend, I attended the Chicago Auto Show, and I have to say that I was impressed. Whether you're looking for a car of your own, or just browsing for fun, you’re sure to have a great time. Some...

A recap of the Warriors hockey playoff season

A recap of the Warriors’ hockey playoff season

February 13, 2017

While the regular season came to an end for the Warriors Hockey Club, they continue to excel during the playoff season. The Warriors played in a Round Robin tournament for their league playoffs, where...

M. Night Shyamalans latest film causes a Split in opinion

M. Night Shyamalan’s latest film causes a ‘Split’ in opinion

January 26, 2017

As a fan on M. Night Shyamalan movies, I have to say I was unimpressed with his latest film “Split.” The movie is about a man named Kevin who has split personality disorder, with a total of 23 personalities,...

The Walking Dead continues to excel in plot and character development *SPOILERS*

The Walking Dead continues to excel in plot and character development *SPOILERS*

December 14, 2016

WARNING: This review and recap of "The Walking Dead" contains spoilers from the newest season. If you do not wish to continue to read, please redirect yourself to the front page.   Last Sunday,...

Metea Galleries: Collage

Metea Galleries: Collage

December 7, 2016

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Warriors Hockey Club continues to excel on the ice

Warriors Hockey Club continues to excel on the ice

December 1, 2016

The Warriors Hockey Club, comprised of Metea, Waubonsie, Oswego East and Oswego High School, attended the Stevenson tournament last weekend, while their Junior Varsity Gold team attended their PREP Hockey...

Are Metea students becoming more disrespectful?

Are Metea students becoming more disrespectful?

November 16, 2016

Some students see school as a dreadful experience full of unfair grades given out by mean and unfair teachers, but unfortunately, as much as teens like to blame someone or something else for their troubles,...

Why is our generation so involved with this election?

Why is our generation so involved with this election?

October 27, 2016

The 2016 election has caused a lot of reaction throughout America, but a lot of the political discussion has been coming from millennials. Many teens have had a huge voice within this election, even though...

Graphic by Zainie Qureshi.

The best Halloween movies worth watching this October

October 18, 2016

Halloween is just around the corner, and since many students don’t trick or treat anymore, a fun way to spend Halloween is by having a scary movie marathon. Personally, I love Halloween, and I especially...

Graphic by Trinity Powell.

Stranger Things lives up to its critical acclaim

September 16, 2016

This past summer, Netflix came out with the new suspenseful drama series, Stranger Things, which captured the attention of many. The show incorporates many different aspects that make it enjoyable for...

Graphic by Ana Bicolli.

Has nostalgia provided an easy sell for companies everywhere?

September 14, 2016

Nostalgia has been and will always be around, but recently, it has noticeably started to shape our society. Nostalgia is defined as “a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically...

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