Janitors lament lack of student cooperation

Danae Suarez, News Reporter

November 18, 2019

Every day, the staff at Perry Meridian help create a safe and enjoyable learning environment. This does not only include the teachers. It also includes instructional aides, cafeteria employees, and even the police officers...

Choir bridges gap between high school and middle school

Krissy Brzycki, Page Editor

November 18, 2019

The choir department held a “side by side” workshop between its Then and Now choir and the middle school’s mixed and concert choirs on Sept. 10 in an attempt to grow interest in choir at the freshman level. Choir direct...

Longtime English teacher leaves for admin position

Alejandra Aguilar, News Reporter

November 18, 2019

On Friday, September 20th, English teacher Neil Linville, said farewell to Perry Meridian High School to become an assistant principal at Knightstown High School. Linville had spent his entire 18-year career at PMHS. In the...

Savannah Grayson marches her way to drum major status

Sonia Ventura-Mendoza, Page Editor

November 18, 2019

Senior Savannah Grayson has been apart of the marching band program for the past four years. She joined with having no experience in playing an instrument but some experience with reading music as she used to be in choir. “I wo...

Seniors qualify as semifinalists for National Merit Scholarship

Gaberial Beasley, Page Editor

November 18, 2019

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation recognized two Perry Meridian High School seniors, Benjamin Owen and Joseph Carper, as semifinalists for the National Merit Scholarship. The students were nominated for the scholarship because the...

Former zombie hired as Perry’s newest English teacher

Alejandra Aguilar, Reporter

November 8, 2019

He performed at Universal Studios and appeared as a zombie on “The Walking Dead.” He sang backup for country singer Kenny Rogers and stocked shelves at Walmart. He even experienced homelessness. But new English teacher Jeremiah Robinson ha...

Young voters face suppression amidst rising turnout rates

Gabriel Beasley, Page Editor

November 8, 2019

The mayoral election was November 5, and some Perry seniors participated in their first voting experience. Some may have wanted to vote, but did not register in time, or had trouble registering due to financial issues. Acc...

Interstate 69 interrupts Perry Township

Sonia Ventura-Mendoza, Page Editor

November 8, 2019

As Perry Township continues to adapt, one change that will affect students and residents is the expansion  of Interstate 69. The interstate will run straight through Perry Township and is partof the interstate highway system t...

Holloway recognized as AATSP Teacher of the year

Daniel Billheimer, Reporter

November 8, 2019

Perry Meridian High School Spanish teacher Laura Holloway was recognized by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese as a Teacher of the Year. The AATSP is an organization that is dedicated to the study a...

Falcons close the GAP between Perry and Germany

Sonia Ventura-Mendoza, Page Editor

November 8, 2019

Every year, Perry Meridian offers an exchange program that allows students from foreign countries to come here to the United States and study for the year, allowing them to experience the American school system. The school also ...

Grief strikes unity in math department

Avery Filipowicz, Reporter

November 8, 2019

Math teacher John Yantiss is the type who chases you down the hallway with candy after leaving his classroom. A person like this deserves to have everything, not lose it. Yet the dedicated member of the math department recent...

Students fret testing

Diana Pyle, Co Managing Editor

November 8, 2019

On Sept. 30, Perry Township announced that it is considering a tougher drug policy in its schools. The new policy would permit the administration to drug test students who appear to be under the influence of illicit drugs or a...

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