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Riley Burgoon

Riley Burgoon, Photographer

Riley Burgoon is a senior entering her first year on staff as a photographer. Outside newspaper, she is also a part of Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, and Peer Partners. You can probably find her out on a bike ride or binge watching Friends.

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Some students are turning to ADHD stimulant medicines, to enhance their focus and academic performance, and increase general motivation.  These drugs, however, can come with serious consequences and side effects.

Stimulated problems: Stimulants cause more harm than good

You’ve heard the names: Ritalin, Adderall, Concerta. You know what they do: give a boost of energy, help you focus, and keep you awake. At least, that’s what they’re prescribed to do. They can be...

Farewell Friday: Anna Klewicki

Farewell Friday: Anna Klewicki

Riley Burgoon
May 9, 2019

What made you choose Virginia Tech? I chose Virginia Tech because I wanted to get away from home and live somewhere new. I absolutely love the campus and they have a great program for what I want to...

Saahil Sadhwani cuts his hair for a cause

Saahil Sadhwani cuts his hair for a cause

Riley Burgoon
May 6, 2019

Senior Saahil Sadhwani recently donated his hair to an organization called Children With Hair Loss. This nonprofit organization provides hair replacements to children and young adults facing hair loss...

Reviewsies: A strong cast delivers a strong performance

Reviewsies: A strong cast delivers a strong performance

James Turnbull and RIley Burgoon
May 3, 2019

The theater department is performing the hit musical Newsies as the spring musical of their tenth theater season. After viewing the opening night performance, we can safely say that this show is, in...

Students must plan around school in their preparations for Prom

[Photo] Prom attendance policy allows students to leave early

Avani Shah, Headlines Editor
April 12, 2019

Students must plan around school in their preparations for Prom

The Fox Valley Mall is the primary target of the Route 59 corridor redevelopment.

[Photo] District 204 clashes with the City of Aurora over Route 59

Marco Rivero
April 3, 2019

The Fox Valley Mall is the primary target of the Route 59 corridor redevelopment.

Unified Dance performs sideline cheers with DePauls Dance and Cheer teams.

Mustangs in the City: Special Olympics night at DePaul University

Riley Burgoon, Photographer
February 25, 2019

The Special Olympics Unified Basketball and Unified Dance teams represented Metea at DePaul University’s Special Olympics Night on Friday. Both teams participated in activities and performances during...

Emily DeAngelo and Jake Martin celebrate a basket.

Gallery: Pack the Stands

Riley Burgoon, Photographer
February 14, 2019

Farewell Friday: Natalie Baker

Farewell Friday: Natalie Baker

Riley Burgoon, Photographer
February 8, 2019

Where do you plan on going to college? Arizona State University. Why did you decide to go to ASU? I decided to go there because my older sister goes there, the weather’s nice, and they have...

Seniors Amartya Dave and Ashwin Saxena dress up for Tie Tuesday.

[Photo] Tie Tuesday instills the importance of relationships in young men

James Turnbull, Headlines Reporter
January 24, 2019

Seniors Amartya Dave and Ashwin Saxena dress up for Tie Tuesday.

Mustang 30 offers choice opportunities for students

Mustang 30 offers choice opportunities for students

Alexandra Guckel and Riley Burgoon
January 15, 2019

dministrators have decided to create a break in student’s schedules every Wednesday that is devoted to whatever resources they need. This time during the day is called Mustang 30 and will take place...

Language arts teacher and Global L.I.F.E. sponsor Kristen Digiorgio-Kadich talks about Metea L.I.F.E. Abroad.

[Photo] Metea L.I.F.E. Abroad opens doors outside Metea

Todd Redman, Headlines Reporter
November 15, 2018

Language arts teacher and Global L.I.F.E. sponsor Kristen Digiorgio-Kadich talks about Metea L.I.F.E. Abroad.

Senior Anna Klewicki walks through tunnel while being introduced last night.

[Photo] Girls swim and dive seniors’ spark emotional thoughts towards swim experience

Leland Pan, Sports Reporter
October 11, 2018

Senior Anna Klewicki walks through tunnel while being introduced last night.

The faces of Special Olympics

The faces of Special Olympics

Riley Burgoon, Photographer
September 12, 2018

With their first soccer practices being completed this week, Special Olympics has officially begun their year. The soccer season will run through November. Following, athletes will take part in basketball,...

Unified basketball team receives mayoral recognition

Unified basketball team receives mayoral recognition

Riley Burgoon, Guest Writer
May 22, 2018

The Special Olympics unified basketball team was commended by the Mayor of Aurora on Monday. Mayor Irvin met with the team for a ceremony during the school day and congratulated them on their achievement...

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