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This photo was taken in a G wing upstairs bathroom stall in August of 2023.

Girl’s bathroom graffiti highlights positive messages in stalls

Savanah Bayer, Content Editor September 7, 2023

The girl's bathrooms at Mead High School are occasionally sprinkled with graffiti composed of sweet messages and reminders.  Whenever one thinks of graffiti in school bathrooms, silly drawings and profanity...

Which Mead teacher are you? (Quiz)

Which Mead teacher are you? (Quiz)

Zoe Sigg, Writer September 9, 2022

Take this quiz to find out which faculty member you're the most like!

Jamie Lockhart (21) looks forward to his career in film production after high school

Where are they going?: Jamie Lockhart

Miles Michell, Content Editor April 28, 2021

While Jamie Lockhart (‘21)  has spent a lot of time working behind the scenes here at Mead High School.  Lockhart transferred to Mead from Frederick at the beginning of his sophomore year and has...

Vinny Purrier is an exceptional student with exceptional goals.

Where are they going?: Vinny Purrier

Miles Michell, Content Editor April 26, 2021

If there’s anyone at Mead who knows how to make a first impression, it’s Vinny Purrier (‘21). Purrier is well known for his sharp outfits, piano skills, and ability to make a comeback in any classroom...

Mrs. Katie Saenz works on her computer to manage hybrid learning.

MHS’s Culinary Nutrition class is more than meets the eye

DJ Gallegos, Head Photographer April 7, 2021

Students in Ms. Saenz’s Culinary Nutrition class at Mead High School learn more than what can be captured in a simple letter grade: they learn real-life skills to use after high school.  In this...

Show Maverick pride next week by participating in the spirit week hosted by Student Council.

Student Council kicks off Spirit Week Monday Apr. 5

Miles Michell, Content Editor April 3, 2021

Based on student responses, Student Council is hosting a Spirit Week next week, the week of the 5th.   It’ll be here before your know it, so here are the themes: Mav-Out Monday: Wear your Mav...

Mr. Lemons shows off his drumming skills.

Mead High’s music department introduces new music class

Adah McMillan, Copy and Design Editor September 14, 2020

In the 2021-2022 school year, there will be a new music class available to the students of Mead High School. Because of Mead’s growth as a school, the music department wants to give students more...

“I’m looking forward to the sense of independence and adventure in my future,” says Tyler Gibbs (‘20).

Where are they going?: Tyler Gibbs

Kassidy Trembath, Editor in Chief May 7, 2020

Even though we aren’t in school, it is still important to highlight seniors and their accomplishments.  MHS senior Tyler Gibbs (‘20) has been reflecting back on his memories of football and his...

Under Mrs. Hedluns guidance, The Mav has been recognized for its excellence in online news.

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Hedlun

Marina Goter, Editor-in-Chief April 23, 2020

Mrs. Hedlun teaches English 9 as well as English 11 and is the Journalism adviser at Mead High School. She’s taught for seven years: two years at Aurora Central High School and five years at MHS.  But...

Mead High School is introducing a new Unified PE class

Mead High School is introducing a new Unified PE class

Audrey Long, Writer April 16, 2020

When asked what the most enjoyable part of their school day is, many high schoolers will say their PE class. What isn’t there to like? Students get to take a break from tedious schoolwork in other classes...

A picture of prom dresses.

The 2020 prom is canceled due to social distancing restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic

Miles Michell, Content Editor April 5, 2020

This week on the Mav Newsletter, Principal Rachael Ayers has announced that this year’s prom has been canceled. The cancelation is due to the extension of the social distancing guidelines put in place...

Some students choose to enroll in LaunchED because they want to wait to continue partially in-person learning until there is an official COVID-19 vaccine, while others simply find that they learn better online.

What Mead High School students need to know about online learning

Marina Goter, Editor-in-Chief March 28, 2020

This information is specific to Mead High School and complements the information given by Superintendent, Don Haddad, as well a recent article published on The Mav. “To ensure a successful start,...

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