Secret NBA meetings happening!?

Dean Neal, Reporter

May 14, 2020

It has been announced that some NBA players have been meeting up and having meetings about how they will get the season to start back. The NBA players don’t want the season to discontinue it and they want it to continue. The players that were in this meeting were Chris Paul, LeBron James, Stephen Curry,...

Can NBA Teams Benefit From The Break?

Dean Neal, Reporter

May 11, 2020

It’s been a while now and that for the past few months all sports have been postponed. NBA has been down, and some NBA teams could maybe benefit from this break. For example, the Los Angeles Clippers have been battling injuries all year. Now the duo Kawhi Leonard and Paul George can get used to playing...

Mere’s Motivation: May

“Opportunity does not waste time with those who are unprepared.”

In this article, reporter Meredith Mears discusses how to potentially score higher on the ACT or SAT!

Meredith Mears, Reporter

May 2, 2020

Since the WV Higher Education Committee extended the Promise Scholarship opportunity until the end of October, I decided to make a motivation to give students the edge they need to perform the best on their college entrance test even though we have been away from school for months now. It is very easy...

Seniors – We’re Not the Only Ones

Incoming Freshmen Pictured:
Top Left to Right: Jillian Barr, Aden McCormill, Blake Maness
Side Top to Bottom: Marlee Spurlock, Ryan Johnson, Maddie Smith

Elizabeth Simmons, Editor

April 29, 2020

Here at Midland, we’re constantly focused on the here and now, but one thing we might want to consider looking into is our future.    We’ve seen quite a few stories this month about our seniors, and while they have been touching, heart-warming, and taught us quite a bit about what the...

Why the Lotus Flower was the Perfect Fit

Why was the lotus flower the perfect fit for the class of 2020?

Elizabeth Simmons, Editor

April 23, 2020

Months ago, the class of 2020 was brought in to choose their class colors, song, quote, and flower for graduation. As we all know, the options were ridiculed as usual, voted upon, and the votes tallied.   My main focus is upon our class flower selection: the lotus flower. Upon a first gla...

A Shoutout From The Class Of 2020

Special thank you to all those who submitted photos for me to use for my article!

Meredith Mears, Reporter

April 21, 2020

On Tuesday, April 21st, Governor Jim Justice announced that all face to face classroom instruction will be canceled for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. This means for the class of 2020, we will never get to enjoy another typical school day at Cabell Midland. Unfortunately during this unprecedented...

Sincerely, The Class of 2020

Class of 2020:
Born to Make a Lot of History, Apparently

Elizabeth Simmons, Editor

April 8, 2020

If you were to ask me how I was going to spend the last few months of my senior year, I never would have told you, “spending it in lockdown because of a global pandemic.”  I would have told you, “I’m going to spend every moment how I should have spent the moments before.”    Now tha...

Mere’s Motivation: March Edition

Photo Credit-

Meredith Mears, Reporter

March 7, 2020

It's officially the last nine weeks of the 2019-2020 school year. A lot of sports and clubs, as well as the school year, are winding down. During the last nine weeks of the school year, many students begin to give up on their schoolwork. They have thrown in the towel.  Some students begin to procrastinate...

5 Easy Ways to Manage Stress

Maddy Price, Reporter

March 5, 2020

Reduce Caffeine An excessive amount will only further stress. Instead, replace your pop with water or herbal teas to stimulate relaxation. 2. Get Sleep Lack of good sleep is one of the biggest causes for stress. If you are struggling to fall asleep, there are many ways to help you relax...

Mere’s Motivation (October Edition)


Meredith Mears, Reporter

October 7, 2019

It's finally October, which means it is almost time for Halloween. What October also means is that we are one month closer to the end of the year. When I hear that we are closer to the new year, I begin to stress out. When I stress out, I begin to look for shortcuts, and, in some situations, shortcuts...

New Haunted House in Huntington

New Haunted House in Huntington

Hannah Tomes, Editor

October 3, 2019

It's officially spooky season which means it's time for pumpkin carving, watching scary movies, and going to haunted houses. If you're a fan of haunted attractions, but are starting to get tired of the same things year after year, look no further. There's a new haunted house opening in Huntington soon...

Living With the Ribbon

Living With the Ribbon

Meredith Mears, Reporter

October 1, 2019

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and this year it applies to my family more than ever. Growing up, I always thought my family was untouchable, nothing bad could happen to us including cancer. I was wrong; in the spring of 2019 my mom was diagnosed with Stage 4 Metastatic Breast Cancer, meaning...

The student news site of Cabell Midland High School