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Olivia Gaziano

Olivia Gaziano

Olivia is a senior and the social media editor-in-chief for her third and final year on staff. You can find her working, paddle boarding, bike riding, running, swimming, and enjoying time with her best friends. Olivia is also involved in Fresh Connect and P.E. Leaders at Metea. She is very excited to finish her senior year in person and enjoy all the fun festivities with her friends!

 

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GSA Club, a place where all are accepted

March 25, 2022

Gender Sexuality Alliances Club's next meeting is on 4/11 directly after school in room H201. GSA is a friendly environment where you will feel accepted immediately. If you have any questions regarding...

Aurora fire department shows up after the fire alarm goes off during third period.

[Photo] A smoking toaster set off fire alarm during third period

March 22, 2022

Aurora fire department shows up after the fire alarm goes off during third period.

[Video] Vlog: Iowa State University College Visit

March 1, 2022

This is the time of year when seniors are starting to make their post-high school decisions. With the stress of all the options in front of you, visiting colleges can put you at ease.  This is my second...

[Video] Metea Valley hosts first ever cultural fair

February 17, 2022

Here's Metea Valley's first cultural fair to celebrate diversity and culture! Clubs like Asian American Club, Organization of Latin Students (OLAS), Black Student Alliance, Muslim Student Association,...

Through the years of me being at Metea, I have lost trust in the administrators. Important issues are  pushed underneath a rug for far too long.

See something, say something: administrators take no action

November 15, 2021

As I glanced over my right shoulder, I saw a blurry figure from a distance scurry towards me. I was sitting down on the cool gym floor as I quickly got up on my feet. My friend's voice trembled, as she...

Dunkin’ vs. Starbucks fall face off

October 22, 2021

As the leaves turn colors and the weather starts to become chilly, people turn to their favorite fall-flavored drinks during the autumn season. Your fellow newspaper staff turned to long-time rivals Starbucks...

Students hopeful return for the 2021-2022 year

[Video] Students’ hopeful return for the 2021-2022 year

September 3, 2021

Many students, while happy, were skeptical of their return to school for the following year when the school bell rang on March 13. As the 2021-2022 school year has started as of Aug. 19, new and old students...

Seniors arrive at the senior sunrise event and gather with their friends to take photos.

Senior Sunrise for the class of 2022

August 20, 2021

The tradition of senior sunrise on the first Friday of the school year is now back. The faculty and staff gave the class of 2022 the opportunity to take photos with friends and partake in free breakfast...

Friend groups gather to take photos as the first prom session begins.

Senior Prom 2021, a night to remember

May 4, 2021

The class of 2021 seniors got to attend prom last Friday. The senior prom took place at Bobak's Signature Events where they were greeted by Metea staff and photographers as they walked along the red carpet....

Students gather to celebrate coming towards the end of the year.

[Photo] PTSA hosts new end of year Senior Celebration

April 19, 2021

Students gather to celebrate coming towards the end of the year.

Discussing the joy that Valentines Day bring

February 12, 2021

Olivia Gaziano 0:00 Hi everyone, and welcome to another podcast. My name is Olivia Gaziano, and I am a junior in the photography and media editor, and we are all here to talk about Valentine's Day. Autumn...

Graces love for being in the water is what fuels her love for lifeguarding.

[Photo] Looking into the life of a lifeguard at Metea

February 4, 2021

Grace's love for being in the water is what fuels her love for lifeguarding.

Teachers and students follow classroom procedures in order to keep each other safe.

[Photo] Students and staff continue to adjust to hybrid learning

February 3, 2021

Teachers and students follow classroom procedures in order to keep each other safe.

People who set New Years Resolutions have a tendency of failing them because they set goals that are impossible to achieve in 365 days.

[Photo] Struggles of maintaining a New Year’s resolution

January 29, 2021

People who set New Year's Resolutions have a tendency of failing them because they set goals that are impossible to achieve in 365 days.

Staff welcomes back students at the main entrance and helps guide new students in the right direction.

[Video] In-person students share initial thoughts on hybrid learning

January 27, 2021

As students return to the building this week, 204 set rules in place to ensure safety for those who will be attending school in person. For those attending school, there is a self-certification form in...

Students discuss returning to school

January 15, 2021

Olivia Gaziano 0:00 It was just announced that we are for sure heading back to school. On January, 26, but students have the options to either go to the hybrid option or also stay remote. We are here...

Photography and media team visits winter lights around town

Photography and media team visits winter lights around town

December 18, 2020

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Parents and students gather with signs for wanting kids to go back to school as soon as possible.

[Photo] 204 parents and students rally to re-open schools

December 14, 2020

Parents and students gather with signs for wanting kids to go back to school as soon as possible.

Students with 504 plans have had different experiences when obtaining one.

[Photo] The process of obtaining a 504 plan in high school

November 30, 2020

Students with 504 plans have had different experiences when obtaining one.

Taking the time to reflect on what to be grateful for

November 20, 2020

Olivia Gaziano :  As we all know, Thanksgiving is quickly approaching. Now it may look different for us this year, but we just wanted to take a moment to reflect on what we're thankful for and how we...

The fall sports exceeded expectations and proved that student athletes can play in a functioning season this year.

[Photo] Fall Sports Recap

November 20, 2020

The fall sports exceeded expectations and proved that student athletes can play in a functioning season this year.

Teachers continue to struggle with changes fue to remote learning.

[Photo] Teachers continue to struggle with new challenges of remote learning

November 10, 2020

Teachers continue to struggle with changes fue to remote learning.

In many Netflix movies, there is unfortunately a lack of representation in the films.

[Photo] Diverse shows struggle to keep their spots on Netflix

October 28, 2020

In many Netflix movies, there is unfortunately a lack of representation in the films.

FAFSA application has been open for two weeks. Seniors are encouraged to fill out the form as soon as possible.

[Photo] Counselors’ advice on filling out the FAFSA

October 14, 2020

FAFSA application has been open for two weeks. Seniors are encouraged to fill out the form as soon as possible.

District 204 is slowly bringing students back starting on Nov. 2 with the first half of the alphabet of juniors and seniors

[Photo] Students divided over prospect of the return of sports

October 12, 2020

District 204 is slowly bringing students back starting on Nov. 2 with the first half of the alphabet of juniors and seniors

Seniors celebrate as they go through the parade.

[Photo] Class of 2021 has a senior parade to kick off their senior year

October 2, 2020

Seniors celebrate as they go through the parade.

IHSA is going back to their previous Phase 4 guidelines for the upcoming seasons.

[Photo] IHSA updates student athletes on new changes

September 24, 2020

IHSA is going back to their previous Phase 4 guidelines for the upcoming seasons.

LMC director Amy Madzinski gives students the opportunity to check out library books during remote learning.

[Photo] The LMC gives students the ability to check out books through curbside pickup

September 15, 2020

LMC director Amy Madzinski gives students the opportunity to check out library books during remote learning.

Spoiler free Review

February 19, 2020

The long-awaited sequel release “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before” has many fans talking. The previous movie left with Peter Kavinsky and Laura Jean Covey on the lacrosse field sharing a special...

The Student Press Law Center celebrates Student Press Freedom Day to honor student journalists across the county.

[Photo] Student voices are crucial in a democratic society built on the principle of free press

January 29, 2020

The Student Press Law Center celebrates Student Press Freedom Day to honor student journalists across the county.

Junior Meredith Olef poses at Fox Bowl.

[Photo] Humans of Metea: Meredith Olef

January 17, 2020

Junior Meredith Olef poses at Fox Bowl.

Sophomore Jasmine Allen bowls for the Mustangs. The girls beat Downers Grove North 2666-1908.

[Photo] Girls bowling continues a hot streak and moves 5-0 on the season

December 10, 2019

Sophomore Jasmine Allen bowls for the Mustangs. The girls beat Downers Grove North 2666-1908.

Parent and student volunteers sell tickets for the play “Figments”

[Photo] Respect in the lunch room becomes a concern as students harass unsuspecting peers

November 12, 2019

Parent and student volunteers sell tickets for the play “Figments”

Ghosts haunted the library during the annual Halloween event hosted by Me to We yesterday.

[Photo] Gallery: Me to We hosts Halloween event

October 25, 2019

Ghosts haunted the library during the annual Halloween event hosted by Me to We yesterday.

Shelby Mahurin, author of Serpent and Dove answers questions from the students

[Photo] Author Fest 2019: a turning point of the reclusive concentration

October 21, 2019

Shelby Mahurin, author of 'Serpent and Dove' answers questions from the students

Sophomore, Thanhvy Tran performs a dive.

[Photo] Girls’ diving team proves to be a force to be reckoned with

October 17, 2019

Sophomore, Thanhvy Tran performs a dive.

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