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Stories from Metea Valley High School
One Year Later
News

Myra Bajwa | February 14, 2020

Clayton Parks, Trevor Wehner, Russell Beyer, Vicente Juarez, and Josh Pinkard were shot and killed in the mass shooting at the Henry Pratt warehouse in Aurora on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. 

The day before,…

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IPSD students experience firsthand chaos of the 2020 Iowa Caucus
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Leland Pan | February 10, 2020

Caught in the adrenaline rush of early election mayhem, 45 high school students from District 204 who received financial support from the Mikva Challenge, IPEF, and League of Women Voters were…

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PORTRAIT OF A GRADUATE: IPSD introduces measures to bring clarity to the purpose of education
Features

Leland Pan | January 30, 2020

There are 1,420 minutes in a day. The National Science Foundation states that humans can have up to 60,000 thoughts each day. A decent fraction of those thoughts typically includes a couple of tests, along…

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Moving to the center has led to the failure of the Democratic Party.
Opinions

Marco Rivero | January 14, 2020

The representative of California’s 12th District and Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi historically led the Democratic-majority House of Representatives and formally impeached President Donald Trump….

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Two students arrested following bathroom stall threats
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Alexandra Guckel | December 16, 2019

The Aurora Police Department arrested two Metea Valley students after they wrote shooting threats on bathroom walls. The students’ names are not being released because they are juveniles.

Three threats…

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Threats of a school shooting event invade students’ feelings of security
Opinions

Brandt Ward | December 13, 2019

Anxiety and fear began building throughout last week. Students’ could not stop talking about the shooting threat that went viral. Other schools had heard about the post and their students were contacting…

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Breaking News: Students and teachers shocked following a racist incident during the Democratic debate watch party
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Myra Bajwa | November 27, 2019

Government students gathered in the Large Forum Room to watch the Democratic debate on Wednesday, when a racial slur, written backward, appeared on a Kahoot screen in front of the approximately 140 students….

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Police report sheds new light on Buffalo Wild Wings incident
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Katrina Viloria | November 19, 2019

A Naperville Police investigation reveals a more complicated picture of what happened inside the Buffalo Wild Wings on 75th Street on Oct. 26. The Stampede obtained a copy of the police report created…

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Las clases de AP en Metea todavía tienen una brecha en representación y éxito con los estudiantes Latinos/Hispanos
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Isabella Villalobos | October 31, 2019

Cuando entras a una clase en una escuela pública, no piensas que la diversidad va a ser un problema.  Hay carteles que muestran mensajes de inclusión, pero en las clases de AP todavía no hay suficientes…

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Stimulated problems: Stimulants cause more harm than good
Features

James Turnbull | May 24, 2019

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…

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District 204 clashes with the City of Aurora over Route 59
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Marco Rivero | April 18, 2019

The City of Aurora and the Indian Prairie School District have clashed over the proposed plan to revitalize the Route 59 corridor. While the city of Aurora has moved ahead with sections of this plan, the…

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Adults and teens anxious about effects of smartphone reliance
Features

Nate Burleyson | March 21, 2019

Every day we might perceive events as problems that might not really be an issue. Today, adults will see a group of preteens around a table engrossed in their phones, and jump to the conclusion that those…

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One Week Later
Features

Myra Bajwa | February 26, 2019

Today marks the one week anniversary of the mass shooting in Aurora that made national headlines. The city is reeling from the violent actions of a disgruntled employee that resulted in five innocent deaths….

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District 204 skirts Illinois legislation regarding menstrual products
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Abbey Malbon | November 6, 2018

[dropcap]D[/dropcap]istrict 204 is knowingly not in strict compliance with a new Illinois law requiring all public and private high schools to provide free tampons and sanitary napkins in school bathrooms….

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Administrators censor episode of The Mane in violation of state law
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Avani Shah | October 23, 2018

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he episode of The Mane that aired yesterday was one story shorter than planned. The Metea Valley administrative team censored a segment about a local family restaurant over concerns…

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