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Meridian Cheer Season Finishes Strong at UCA Nationals

For the first time in school history, the Meridian High Cheer team was able to compete at the Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) Game Day Nationals in Orlando, Florida. On February 10-13, the team spent the weekend competing with other schools from across the nation as they represented their school at a cheer competition of this high level. The trip was a fantastic success and an amazing experience for the team. Out of the 78 teams in their division from all across the nation, MHS came in 12th place.

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Homophobic Bias Has No Place in Skating Judging

Last fall, comments made about French ice dancer Guillaume Cizeron brought to light that anti-LGBTQ bias still exists in the sport of figure skating. The president of the French skating federation, Nathalie Péchalat, strongly urged the International Skating Union (ISU) to delve into whether Cizeron and partner Gabriella Papadakis would be unfairly judged due to Cizeron being openly gay.

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Mustang Swim Team Making A Splash in the Pool

The Meridian High School Swim and Dive Team has continued to make a splash in the region as they enter their 3rd year in VHSL Class 3A competition. This season, the 50-member co-ed team has participated in more geographically local meets, including many 6A teams such as Yorktown High School, McLean High School, among others. It has been a challenge competing against teams in much larger divisions, but the Mustangs have risen to the occasion and continue to impress in both Swimming and Diving events. Mustangs are undefeated in Conference Meets and 7-2 in Overall.