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Cobra Kai returns for another season of action

Cobra Kai returns for another season of action

Omarion Thomas, Staff Writer October 2, 2022

The Netflix series Cobra Kai, which just debuted Season 5, is filled with action and drama. It will keep you on the edge of your seat wondering what will happen next with twists and turns in every episode. The...

Chick-Fil-As new Spicy Grilled Sandwhich and Autumn Spice Milkshake

Chick-Fil-A new offerings

Davion Donerson, Staff Writer September 30, 2022

Chick-Fil-A Merrillville is known as the home of the original chicken sandwich. The combination of great food options and five star hospitality to its guests have made Chick-Fil-A a household name across...

Don’t miss out on College Go Week activities

Essence Johnson, Staff Writer September 28, 2022

College Go Week is taking place this week, and MHS is promoting information for students all around the school, and students encouraged to consider applying for college this week. “College Go Week”...

Homecoming returns to MHS

Noah Molenda, Editor September 26, 2022

After three years of missing homecoming due to COVID-19 effects, Merrillville High School is back on track and getting ready for its big return. The MHS Homecoming dance will be on Saturday, October...

Queen Elizabeth leaves lasting legacy

Kaleah Hayes, Staff Writer September 23, 2022

This month, after 70 years of serving as monarch of Great Britain, Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor died peacefully in her sleep at the age of 96. “It’s always sad when someone passes away, especially...

Threat to classic books continues to grow among divided nation

Threat to classic books continues to grow among divided nation

Aatayvion Jones, Staff Writer September 22, 2022

A growing number of school districts across the country are facing calls to remove books from library shelves and or to remove them from the curriculum. This week is Banned Books Week, created to draw...

Shadow of COVID still lingers

Diamond Jackson, Staff Writer September 22, 2022

After more than two years living with COVID-19, the threat seems to be lingering, but students are still living with the disruptions that it caused. “It affected me because I had to stay at home for...

An inside look at the 2022 Homecoming Court

An inside look at the 2022 Homecoming Court

September 22, 2022

Next week, a full slate of homecoming activities are scheduled, culminating with the return of the dance on Saturday night. A highlight of the week is the crowning of the homecoming queen at halftime of...

New attitude sparks strong start for volleyball team

Myles Germany , Staff Writer September 20, 2022

This year's volleyball team has started off the season strong with a 6-6 record and a tournament win at the KV Classic Invite.  Coach Alexis Blake says one reason for this strong start is senior Essence...

Terrelle Elmore is making waves after moving to Merrillville.

Transfers find new home at Demaree Stadium

Mya-Lee Jackson, Staff Writer September 19, 2022

With the start of the Pirates football season, the team gained the skill of Junior Trey Stephens, an ex-59er, and Junior Terrelle Elmore, an ex-Cougar.  Although football is a big part of Junior Trey...

Foreign Exchange student Carolina Cocera practices interviewing with a PNN classmate.

MHS welcomes Senior foreign exchange student

Essence Johnson, Staff Writer September 19, 2022

As a foreign exchange student from Madrid, Spain, Carolina Cocera is here to conclude her senior year of high school at MHS.  “I came to the U.S. because this country is like a movie. Life is so...

Freshman Eliza Cheatham practices the piano in the orchestra room during her lunch hour.

Freshman pianist uses skills to teach others

Jaden Steward, Staff Writer September 19, 2022

Merrillville High School is home to many talented students. From sports to the arts, there are bundles of creativity and talent radiating from each student in this school. One student in particular is...

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