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Michelle Serna

Michelle Serna

Michelle Serna is a junior and this is her first year joining The Stampede staff She enjoys writing and is kind to everyone she meets. She’s a bit shy at first but once you get to know her she could be very outgoing and loves to make people smile. She is all about spreading positivity. You can find her almost all the time at Dunkin' or Target. 

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Music lovers adjust to COVID-19 guidelines at summer festivals

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...

Addison Gamster is a senior who plans to attend the University of Arizona.

Farewell Friday: Addison Gamster

April 30, 2021

What are your plans for after high school?  After high school, I am planning on attending the University of Arizona to pursue an education in psychiatric nursing.    What are you looking...

Michelle Kazior is a senior who plans to major in pre-pharmacy.

Farewell Friday: Michelle Kazior

April 9, 2021

What are your plans for after high school?  After high school, I am planning on attending the University of Wisconsin Madison to major in pre- pharmacy.    What are you looking forward...

Gabi Hernandez is a senior who plans to major in Psychology.

Farewell Friday: Gabi Hernandez

March 19, 2021

What are your plans for after high school? After high school, I am planning on attending the University of Illinois and majoring in psychology.   What are you looking forward to in college?  I...

Mustang Comedy invites students and staff to attend their second show of the year on Friday at 7 p.m.

Mustang Comedy crew sketches out a new performance 

March 9, 2021

This Friday, Mustang Comedy, Metea Valley’s comedy troupe will be broadcasting a Zoom show filled with improv, sketch comedy, and stand-up gags. This school year, Mustang Comedy has prepared for their...

Mustang dane competed in the IDTA invitational on February 27 and qualified for state. They will record for state on March 6 and showcase the performance on March 13.

Dance team qualifies for IDTA State at IDTA invitational contest

March 5, 2021

The Mustang dance team has worked hard to get where they are today and it took long practices and rehearsals to clean up their dance and make it the best they could. However, there were struggles faced...

Sunday Best by Surfaces

Sunday Best by Surfaces

January 13, 2021

“Sunday Best” is a term that is applied to the best clothes in a person’s wardrobe. Based on how the term is metaphorically used inside the song, the general idea surfaces alluding to is to think...

Body by Sleeping At Last

Body by Sleeping At Last

January 13, 2021

“Body” is a song about intuition. The first line started off the song starting with “I feel it in my bones.” Which is something we say when we do not know why, but we just know something. It is...

Anchor by Novo Amor

Anchor by Novo Amor

January 13, 2021

This song has been my favorite for a while. This song is in the movie “Five Feet Apart.” Towards the end of the movie, Stella gives a message about safety and security. Happy moments brought together...

Speech teams category DEC during one of their virtual practices.

Speech team gives inside look at this year’s season

December 17, 2020

Students are encouraged by teachers and their peers to join in an after school activity, like a club or a sport. One of those is the Metea Valley Speech Team. Despite the difficulty in communication this...

Teachers continue to struggle with changes fue to remote learning.

Teachers continue to struggle with new challenges of remote learning

November 10, 2020

A year ago, teachers excitedly greeted their students each time they walked into class. Now, there are no more side conversations, no more noticing when a student is visibly struggling, and no more face...

After careful reconsideration, District 204 chooses to switch over to complete online learning over the previous idea of both online and in-person learning options.

District 204 narrows down to its final decision on reopening schools for the fall

August 18, 2020

Throughout the summer, the district expressed concerns on their website regarding the rising COVID-19 rates in DuPage County, causing a delay in the return to school on Sept. 3 and the continuance of online...

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