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Paige Friedlander

Paige Friedlander

Paige Friedlander is a senior, and this is her second year on staff. This is her first year as managing Editor. She is part of the cross country and track team. Along with running, she is involved with several other extracurriculars, such as Youth and Government, and volunteering at her temple. She loves watching TV, hanging out with family and friends, and playing with her dogs. 

 

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Students adjust to a new way of learning

High school students have experienced many changes in the past year. They have faced multiple revised class schedules, a new sports schedule, club cancellations, and many Zoom classes. With these changes,...

Julianne Enas is one of the many seniors graduating this year. 

Photo credit of Julianne Enas

Farewell Friday: Julianne Enas

Paige Friedlander
March 5, 2021

What are your plans for after high school? After high school, I plan on going to college. Vanderbilt is my top choice if I get in, and if not, then I plan on going to the University of Illinois at Urbana...

Students can watch district board meetings to gain points for the project.

The Civic Engagement Project is a Way to stay involved in the community

Cache Merriweather and Paige Friedlander
February 18, 2021

U.S. Government is a required class to take in order to graduate at Metea Valley. In this class, there is a semester-long project known as the Civic Engagement project in which students are encouraged...

Senior Andrew Bradshaw has been involved with baseball since he was four years old.

Humans of Metea: Anika Winbush

Paige Friedlander
November 6, 2020

Starting a business is difficult in itself, but starting one as a student is an even more impressive accomplishment. Many high school students have created businesses. One such student is freshman Anika...

Students adjust to learning outside of the classroom

[Photo] Seniors discuss the first couple days of E-Learning

Isabella Myers, Social Media EIC
September 8, 2020

Students adjust to learning outside of the classroom

Farewell Friday: Jenna Boyle

Farewell Friday: Jenna Boyle

Paige Friedlander
April 17, 2020

Where are you going to school next year? I am going to University of Illinois at Chicago. What do you plan on studying?  I plan on studying architecture. I am also committed to run both track...

#79 skates down to take a photo for senior night

Cancelation of school activities and events have affected the future plans of students

Along with the closure of school, there will be no extracurricular activities, athletics, or events at Metea until further notice. These cancelations come at a critical time for most students. Events such...

Farewell Friday: Zainab Abbas

Farewell Friday: Zainab Abbas

Paige Friedlander
March 13, 2020

Where do you plan to go to school next year? I committed to the University of Illinois, and I plan on studying interdisciplinary applied health science. What are you looking forward to in college? I...

Farewell Friday: Cora Ondrus

Farewell Friday: Cora Ondrus

Paige Friedlander
March 6, 2020

What do you plan to do after high school? I am going to Quincy University which is in Illinois. I am going there on a volleyball scholarship, and I am really excited to go there. What do you plan...

Small clubs bring opportunities and enjoyment to students

Small clubs bring opportunities and enjoyment to students

Paige Friedlander and Amber Corkey
February 26, 2020

Animal Rehab and Rescue Club For those who are interested in animals, Animal Rehab and Rescue is the perfect place. It meets every other Tuesday, but they hold a lot of events, like their upcoming...

Speech members share their eagerness for their state competition and experiences from the season.

Speech members share their eagerness for their state competition and experiences from the season.

Paige Friedlander
February 20, 2020

The Metea speech team’s season is coming to an end, yet several members are still preparing for the upcoming state competition. These members have spent the past few months getting ready for the competition....

Aryanna Amin, senior

Aryanna Amin, senior

Paige Friedlander
February 20, 2020

How long have you been in speech? This is my fourth year being on the team. I have tried other parts of speech, but poetry has been my love for the past few years. Can you describe your category...

Humans of Metea: Rebecca Li

Humans of Metea: Rebecca Li

Paige Friedlander
January 24, 2020

The Scholastic Art Competition is a national contest that identifies students who have outstanding talent in art. The competition has both regional awards and national awards. The students who win the...

Cartoons of the Decade

Cartoons of the Decade

Cache Merriweather and Paige Friedlander
December 17, 2019

The past ten years have introduced a wide variety of unique and clever cartoons. While cartoons were once thought of as shows for children, they have become a complex genre that most people can resonate...

Mental Health Matter meets and discusses the best ways to help students

Mental Health Matters highlights the importance of mental health

Paige Friedlander
December 11, 2019

Mental Health Matters works to alter people’s perspectives on mental health. They discuss ways in which they can help ease the pressure faced by students. The club's goal is to come up with events and...

Humans of Metea: Megha Saravanan

Humans of Metea: Megha Saravanan

Paige Friedlander
November 21, 2019

Literary magazine is a club where students create stories, poems, art, and more. Club members compile all of their creative pieces into a magazine at the end of the school year to produce an artistic depiction...

AirPod users share their opinions of AirPod Pros

AirPod users share their opinions of AirPod Pros

Paige Friedlander
November 7, 2019

Apple has recently released its AirPod Pros. The new set of wireless earbuds comes with a variety of new features. At a price of around $250, the AirPod Pros are sweat and water-resistant, have a battery...

Humans of Metea: Pravallika Padyala

Humans of Metea: Pravallika Padyala

Paige Friedlander
November 1, 2019

To want to help others is one thing, but to follow through is another. Sophomore Pravallika Padyala has worked hard within the STEM field to grow her understanding and participation of medicine. Padyala...

Petitions to change the date of Halloween gain traction

Petitions to change the date of Halloween gain traction

Cache Merriweather and Paige Friedlander
October 31, 2019

Halloween: a day of costumes, cobwebs, and candy; the holiday traditionally takes place on Oct.31. However, some people are trying to change the day on which Halloween is celebrated. The Halloween and...

Humans of Metea: Girls Swim

Humans of Metea: Girls’ Swim

Paige Friedlander
October 25, 2019

Girls' swim is at the tail end of their season with conference, sectionals, and state around the corner. The swimmers have been working hard this year, and they are hopeful and excited about their upcoming...

Humans of Metea: Roshan Sirole

Humans of Metea: Roshan Sirole

Paige Friedlander
October 11, 2019

The highest achievement a Boy Scout can receive is to become an Eagle Scout. To become an Eagle Scout, a Boy Scout must gain the necessary amount of merit badges, create a service project that benefits...

Instagram implements new policy over posts containing weight loss products

Instagram implements new policy over posts containing weight loss products

Paige Friedlander
October 3, 2019

With growing concerns about how social media platforms affect teen’s mental health, Instagram is taking steps to change perceptions and promote positive feelings and attitudes. The popular social media...

Muslim Student Association locates new club sponsor

Muslim Student Association locates new club sponsor

Paige Friedlander
September 20, 2019

The Muslim Student Association, MSA, allows for students with a universal religion to unify. MSA’s sponsor, Aurelie Dubois-Williams, left Metea to work at Hill Middle School last year. As a result, they...

Sophomore Sarah Maggio heads towards the finish line.

[Photo] Girls’ cross country shows energy at Hinsdale Central meet

Alex Bedore
September 9, 2019

Sophomore Sarah Maggio heads towards the finish line.

Varsity girls doing their team cheer right before the game.

Fall Sports Alliance aims to build support among Metea Valley athletics

Paige Friedlander
September 6, 2019

A new initiative has started to bolster unity among the Metea fall sports teams, in which several fall teams will attend each other’s games.  “The Fall Sports Alliance will bring together the different...

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