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Success coaches help students improve their academic careers through advising

Annie Bambang, Arts & Entertainment Writer

March 14, 2019

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Many of you have seen them in the hallways, during lunch, or on social media, encouraging and supporting members of the student body or spreading positivity, but who are they? Answer: Two Perry Meridian alums-turned-staff members who  conn...

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

Sasha Sears, Feature Writer

March 14, 2019

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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

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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. ...

What it takes: the mentality behind martial arts

Lukas Sakalinskas, Page Editor

March 14, 2019

Filed under News, Print, Sports & Recreation, Student Life

Perry is home to a surprisingly small amount of martial artists, with only a handful practicing taekwondo. That handful, though, has found that the mental aspect of the sport is just as important as the physical aspect. Seni...

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

Sonia Ventura-Mendoza and Ximena Alaniz

January 22, 2019

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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 that...

Service goes beyond the battlefield

Sasha Sears, Feature Writer

January 22, 2019

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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

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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....

The art of procrastination: I’ll finish it later

Ariel Lucas, Arts & Entertainment Writer

January 22, 2019

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Most students have procrastinated on work at least once in their lives . Although there are “straight-A” students, even they might not want to do homework the second they get home from school. There are some students that...

Forward the message: Student personalized Google domains no longer permitted

Sasha Sears, Arts & Entertainment Writer

January 22, 2019

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As school systems increase the usage and progressive application of technology to connect with students, inquiries appear around the intersection of data created for education and the discretion in which students use their devices....

Upcoming midterms create voting fever

Diana Pyle, Digital Editor

January 22, 2019

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Fewer than 37 percent of registered voters participated in the 2014 midterm elections, a low not seen since 1942. On top of that, Indiana's individual turnout was the worst in the country, with only 28.8 percent casting a ballot....

The bins are back

Jordyn Sloan, Arts & Entertainment Writer

January 22, 2019

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Due to the lack of time and resources present in the building, the recycling program at Perry was diminished heading into the 2018-2019 school year. However, the rustling of paper and clanking of recycling bins has returned, all...

Bees bombard senior patio

Josh Reiter, Sports Writer

January 22, 2019

Filed under News, Opinion, Print, Student Life

The bright sun blazing. The buffalo chicken emanates. The patio is filled with hungry students. The four year wait is worth it to experience the outdoor weather while the underclassmen remain in the cafeteria. However, there...

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