The bins are back

Jordyn Sloan, Arts & Entertainment Writer

January 22, 2019

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

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...

Colin Kaepernick ad: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Madison Pruitt, Sports Writer

January 22, 2019

The biggest apparel company world wide. The starring sport of the most watched television broadcast in history. Controversy defined in a set of ads. Colin Kaepernick, once a well known quarterback in the NFL, now becomes an outcast...

Marching band takes second through heat and exhaustion

Florence Chapell, Opinion Writer

January 22, 2019

Equipped with a brass, woodwind or percussion instrument, marching band students stand and move in intense weather as they improve their performance. Although physically draining, students are often happy with their time. Marching...

From stadium to stage: Athletics influence students’ futures

Kellen Smiley, Sports Writer

January 22, 2019

Athletics have long played a role in influencing adolescent lives, both on the field and off the field. Sports can affect young adults emotionally, mentally and socially. These effects include self-esteem boosts, experience...

Ciampa strikes leadership in the soccer team

Annie Bambang, News Writer

January 22, 2019

Senior Lindsey Ciampa, a center midfield player on the varsity soccer team since her freshman year and captain for the past two years, has grown as a leader and as a member of the team she now considers her family. Ciampa has...

Living next to the stadium: Won’t you be my neighbor?

Sasha Sears, Arts & Entertainment Writer

January 22, 2019

There are soda and Gatorade bottles tossed around and bright stadium fluorescents shadowing the student body, only this isn’t conjured up in the towering silver stadium– this is the scene that greets anyone fortunate to live...

Fashion through the ages: generational impact on today’s style

Jess Hess and Ariel Lucas

January 22, 2019

Although fashion is ever changing, previously popular clothing trends return, even if the trend was disliked. At Perry Meridian, these trends come in and out of style, and in only fifty years, fashion has changed immensely. 1960s The...

Ten roles. Ten personalities. One person.

Kate Rogers, Opinion Writer

January 22, 2019

During the school day, she’s an honor roll student. During rehearsal, she can take on any character thrown her way. Starting her acting career in just second grade, junior Maria Miller has been in a multitude of plays and...

Mertz appointed by Indiana state senator to encourage change

Lukas Sakalinskas, Page Editor

January 22, 2019

With the lack of political participation becoming a defining characteristic in young Americans, senior Nate Mertz stands as an exception. After viewing an ad online, Mertz was able to meet with David C. Long, an Indiana Senator,...

Students work off the clock helping parents cope with language barriers

Ximena Alaniz, Page Editor

January 22, 2019

Growing up fluently bilingual is a beneficial life skill. However, from the perspective of students with family members who only speak their native language, being the only person to understand both languages can be difficult....

Goodbye valedictorian: Perry converts to Latin honors

Jordyn Sloan, Arts & Entertainment Writer

January 22, 2019

For the past two years, Perry Meridian has undergone many significant changes. From hiring a new principal, to changing counselors, to dividing the classes into teams and even implementing a new lanyard rule, PMHS is simply under...

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