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Special education classes modified amidst COVID-19 precautions

Joslynn Roll, Reporter

September 22, 2020

The spread of the coronavirus has led to many changes within the school building, and this includes changes for Special Education classes.   Special education students are either virtual or hybrid, but some attend school every da...

Students use ASMR to relieve stress and make money

Taylor Biddle, Business Manager

March 14, 2019

A new trend is surging through Perry Meridian as students find a new way to reduce the pressures of school. Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response, or ASMR, is all the craze in pop culture and growing rapidly among Perry studen...

Food drive gives holiday hope

Jess Hess, News Reporter

March 14, 2019

November is a month for giving thanks. However, the reminiscent memories of turkey, fall-scented candles and familial bonding  are not qualities everyone is able to experience, due to hunger and poverty running deep in many ...

Friday school offers an additional helping hand to students

Taylor Biddle, Business Manager

March 14, 2019

As of this year, Perry Meridian has implemented a new form of tutoring to students who are looking for extra help in classes they are struggling in. This program, formally named Friday School, allows students to catch up on ...

More than just a trend: No Shave November spreads awareness about cancer and radiation treatment

Sasha Sears, Feature Writer

March 14, 2019

No Shave November is a month long journey where all participants, male and female, set aside the razors and grooming shears to stir up conversation about cancer awareness and radiation treatment. Inspired from a 2009 Facebo...

Trump in Southport

Payton Romans and Olivia Lighty

March 14, 2019

Patriotism rears its face through the likes of several different methods. What it means to be an American can be defined through the actions of the people who chose to express their love for their country in different ways. ...

Students on and off the field: Student athletic trainers aide teams from sidelines

Madison Pruitt, Sports Writer

March 5, 2019

On the field, they stand with the athletes with bags full of tape, bandages, and other essentials, prepared for the worst. The athletic trainers and assistants are always at hand for student athletes, working consistently in both ...

Last chance at glory for the class of 2019

Josh Reiter, Sports Writer

March 5, 2019

It is the final home game of the year: painted banners  announce the names of each senior on the team, a crowd in pink attire fills the stands, and one last game remains at Falcon Stadium. Tonight, it is Senior Night. Senior Nig...

Small fish in big pond: Freshman develop skills throughout next for years

Kellen Smiley, Sports Writer

February 4, 2019

High school athletics are typically broken down into three levels: freshman, junior varsity (JV), and varsity. At Perry Meridian, that is no different. The freshman level is usually just that. A team of freshmen getting their...

Experience the border: Perry teacher has the eye-opening journey that goes beyond immigration process

Sonia Ventura-Mendoza and Ximena Alaniz

January 22, 2019

The Mexican-American border spans for 1,989 miles. A big portion of the border lies in people’s very own backyards. This creates a human connection as immigrants attempt to cross over harsh terrain and portions of a fence t...

Service goes beyond the battlefield

Sasha Sears, Feature Writer

January 22, 2019

On Monday, November 12, Americans will observe Veterans Day as offering tribute to the courageous men and women within the United States armed forces who routinely imperil their lives to ensure safety and sanction of the country....

Town hall meeting brings politicians to stage

Payton Romans, Managing Editor

January 22, 2019

When glancing in through the small rectangular window of special program teacher Tim Griffin’s classroom, there are no screens present. No chromebooks, no cell phone games of Kahoot, none of the typical educational technology....