Jessica Velazquez
Jessica Velazquez is a junior, and this is her first year as a news reporter and photographer. She enjoys playing lacrosse and being a part of the lacrosse team during the spring. When she's not busy writing her next story, she likes to spend time with her friends and family. She also really enjoys taking her beagle terrier out for a walk on the riverwalk- especially during the summer. 

Jessica Velazquez, Headlines Reporter and Photographer

Jan 15, 2021
Fresh Connect holds freshmen building tours (Story/Media)
Jan 11, 2021
A healthcare worker’s perspective on the COVID-19 vaccine (Media)
Dec 14, 2020
204 parents and students rally to re-open schools (Story)
Dec 08, 2020
The Stampede teaser: Dr. Adrian Talley guides schools during the pandemic (Story)
Nov 10, 2020
Breaking: 204 delays hybrid plan until after Thanksgiving break due to rise in COVID-19 cases (Story)
Nov 09, 2020
The Stampede teaser: Implementation of riot gear for police reform sparks political debate in Aurora (Story)
Oct 28, 2020
How to cast your ballot: A government teacher’s encouraging advice to new voters (Media)
Oct 21, 2020
The music department continues to create music through remote learning (Media)
Oct 20, 2020
Breaking: Two test positive for COVID-19 at Metea as 204 tracks increasing cases in community (Story/Media)
Oct 08, 2020
Dine and discuss event shines light on students struggles with remote learning (Story)
Sep 30, 2020
Fit 4 A Cure organization exercises toward making a positive change (Story)
Sep 17, 2020
Student government elections approach virtually (Story)
Sep 10, 2020
Social life of teens affected by the pandemic (Media)
Jun 22, 2020
District 204 opens up the conversation regarding acts of injustice (Story)
May 14, 2020
School closing for the rest of the year creates changes for students and staff (Story)
Apr 09, 2020
Changes in learning and testing shift to a new normal (Story)
Mar 18, 2020
COVID-19 school update: e-learning (Story)
Mar 13, 2020
Online learning to start March 18 (Story)
Mar 12, 2020
District 204 administrators begin precautions as COVID-19 becomes a pandemic (Story/Media)
Mar 02, 2020
Special Olympics and Best Buddies hosts spirit week to spread awareness (Story)
Feb 21, 2020
Humans of Metea: Sean Burke (Media)
Feb 05, 2020
Orchesis finishes preparation for their upcoming show (Story)
Jan 27, 2020
Boys’ wrestling grasps sixth place at the DuPage Valley Conference meet (Story/Media)
Jan 21, 2020
The Student Voice Committee introduces Mustangs Matter Week to encourage respect (Story)
Jan 07, 2020
Boys’ wrestling flickers a wake-up call at the Newbill Invite (Story/Media)
Dec 16, 2019
Vlog: A behind the scenes look at Collage (Media)
Dec 10, 2019
Seniors say goodbye to a beloved tradition (Story/Media)
Dec 06, 2019
Music on Fridays aims to enhance school spirit (Story/Media)
Nov 12, 2019
Gallery: Veterans Day assembly (Media)
Nov 06, 2019
DMMV takes its first step to pay it forward (Story)
Oct 29, 2019
Metea Valley takes action against hunger with its annual hunger drive (Story)
Oct 25, 2019
Maggie Brown inspires students and spreads a legacy (Media)
Oct 11, 2019
Metea Valley celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month (Story)
Oct 09, 2019
Gallery: Powder Puff kicks off spirit week (Story/Media)
Oct 01, 2019
Early voting registration opens for the 2020 elections (Story)
Sep 23, 2019
The Global Climate Strike brings locals to protest against climate change in Naperville (Story)
Sep 06, 2019
Fall Sports Alliance aims to build support among Metea Valley athletics (Media)
Aug 30, 2019
IPSD Board of Education starts search for new superintendent (Story)
Aug 21, 2019
Metea Valley holds breakfast to commemorate its ten year anniversary (Story/Media)
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Jessica Velazquez