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The end of the ’10s

Diana Pyle and Danae Suarez

December 13, 2019

Over the past ten years, a lot has changed. With the development of most social media apps and websites in the late aughts and early ‘10s, American society has transformed seemingly overnight. As we grew up, we grew more conne...

Shared motifs: Comparisons between fall holidays

Sonia Ventura-Mendoza and Alejandra Aguilar

December 2, 2019

The evolution of Halloween has drastically changed from the original concept that came from the Irish: dressing up in scary costumes to ward away ghosts and lighting bonfires.  For Americans, the holiday has turned into d...

The family business: passed down through generations

Sonia Ventura-Mendoza and Krissy Brzycki

November 22, 2019

Basic economics teaches that investing  time, money and effort into a personal business is risky. There always remains the possibility that it could either skyrocket or fail. It all depends on the determination and willingne...

Dealing with Death

Sonia Ventura-Mendoza and Diana Pyle

November 18, 2019

The loss of a loved one can be one of the hardest things anyone will experience. Many don’t know how to handle grieving process, or where to start. Mourning reflects itself in multiple ways, and is different for each person, b...

Art Explosion: murals and projects put up with increasing speed, beautifying boring concrete hallways

Danae Suarez and Florence Chapell

November 8, 2019

For students to display their art in the halls of Perry Meridian, they must come up with a sketch of their idea, and display how they are going to pay for the materials used to make it. After doing this, their idea then has to be...

Cadet Teaching produces learning opportunities

Gabriel Beasley, Page Editor

October 25, 2019

With supply for teachers falling short of the demand, the shortage of teachers is straining many schools throughout America.  Students from Perry Meridian High School may aid the shortage in the future thanks to Cadet Teachin...

Teachers balance public and private lives online

Krissy Brzycki, Page Editor

October 25, 2019

Social media interaction between students and teachers is a delicate subject. As social media has grown in popularity, the township has implemented policies specific to the online activity of its employees. The official town...

PMHS moves Chinese classes online after Mao’s retirement

Danny Billheimer, Reporter

October 25, 2019

This year marks a change for students taking Chinese as Perry Meridian High School.  The class has now taken on a new, online format since former Chinese teacher, Alex Mao, retired from PMHS. Mao taught varying levels of Chi...

Less gazebo, more pergola

Gabriel Beasley, Page Editor

August 28, 2019

It is finally senior year, and it is time for lunch. The seniors head for the long-awaited senior patio and open the door with the fresh vigor of becoming a senior.  Walking toward the gazebo, a swamp impedes their path. “A s...

Same places, new faces

Danny Billheimer, Reporter

August 28, 2019

Several new faces walk the halls at Perry Meridian High School. This year, PMHS welcomes nine new staff members, in various positions.  Douglas Hadley attended Center Grove before attending Ball State. Then, he joined the ...

New class prepares freshmen for future

Danae Suarez, Reporter

August 28, 2019

As Perry Meridian Middle School students finish eighth grade, they prepare schedules for their first year of high school. Many freshman classes are required, leaving little room for electives. But a new required course is already reaping...