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Some quality career options to keep your pockets full

Morgan Pierce, Staff Writer October 28, 2023

Choosing a college major As a senior/junior you may be looking to go college and you are not sure what you should major in. Here are some tips when choosing a college major. When choosing your major...

Vaping carries serious consequences

Massiah Edmondson, Staff Writer September 17, 2023

A current student at MHS started vaping at the age of 14, but she quickly realized that one puff can quickly change your life.  “My mother always influenced me not to smoke because she wanted me...

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...

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...

MHS introduces two new athletic teams

Robert Richardson, Staff Writer September 19, 2022

This year students will have two new chances to play on an athletic team as Boys Volleyball and Girls wrestling are on their way to Merrillville High School. “This year the ISHAA are adding both girls...

Social workers urge students not to be scared to ask for help

Sabina Messiah, Staff Writer May 30, 2022

According to statistics, new data shows 37% of high school students reported experiencing poor mental health in the wake of COVID-19. COVID-19 had a major impact on students who have never experienced...

Janis Qualizza at her recent induction into the Indiana Sports Hall of Fame.

MHS Athletic Director Inducted into Indiana Sports Hall of Fame

Lauren Molenda, Editor May 28, 2022

For Athletic Director Ms. Janis Qualizza, the past 45 years have been dedicated to supporting and leading MHS athletics. While a lot of her job consists of scheduling and planning, Ms. Qualizza has gone...

Caleb Jones graphic design Sundrop was recognized at a recent state competition.

Junior’s art work recognized at state competition

Deanna Hampton, Staff Writer May 17, 2022

MHS student Caleb Jones was recently named a regional winner for his artwork at  the 11th Quadrennial International Violin Competition in Indianapolis. Jones work was selected out of more than 800...

New stakes for Juniors taking the SAT

New stakes for Juniors taking the SAT

Noah Molenda, Staff Writer April 12, 2022

For this year’s junior class, the SAT is a graduation requirement, in place of ISTEP, so the test is now more important than ever. “Not necessarily is the state worried if they get a particular...

Russian invasion threatens Ukrainian democracy

Jon Paul Patterson, Staff Writer March 8, 2022

Russia started invading Ukraine this past week and casualties are mounting as Ukraine tries to hold off the Russian forces and protect its democracy. The invasion is sparking a humanitarian crisis as...

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