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Divine 9 offer members lifelong support

Adenike Zannou, Staff Writer May 14, 2024

In a world where connections are important, graduates find comfort and encouragement in the lasting friendships formed within the Divine Nine. This group of historically Black Greek letter organizations...

CTE classes offer certification to gives students a leg up on jobs

CTE classes offer certification to gives students a leg up on jobs

Alaya Coker, Staff Writer May 13, 2024

This year, Merrillville High students have walked past the new CTE building currently being built behind the school, conjoined into D hallway. CTE classes are Career-Technical Education, meaning that classes...

A woman was arrested after stealing over $2,500 worth of Stanley Quencher cups.

Stanley cup craze out of control

Destiny Givens, Editor January 29, 2024

Who ever would have thought water bottles would be the trending topic? Stanley cups and tumblers have been taking over almost every individual's cup holder and cabinet.  Stanley’s has been around since...

Gypsy Rose’s freedom sparks controversy

Erin Mukes, Staff Writer January 24, 2024

Gypsy Rose Blanchard, newly freed after serving time for the mother of her mother, seems to be living the golden life after eight years in prison. Gypsy Rose Blanchard pleaded guilty to second degree murder...

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...

Indianas new nickname law provokes strong reactions

Indiana’s new ‘nickname’ law provokes strong reactions

Brandon Edmondson, Staff Writer September 28, 2023

Indiana HB 1608, a law that went into effect on July 1, 2023, requires teachers to inform a student’s parent/guardian whenever a student wants to change their name to a nickname. It also prevents teachers...

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...

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