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Zombie virus outbreak leaves students to rot

Sasha Sears, Feature Writer

January 22, 2019

The forecast of the undead epidemic began at the reported time of 7:10 in the morning. The initial zombie, whom a car rider mistakenly recognized as one of their friends, wandered into Perry Meridian High School’s lot before...

The unsung heroes of the gridiron

Sonia Ventura-Mendoza, News Writer

January 22, 2019

It’s Friday night under the lights and the crowd is cheering on everyone except for the football managers such as junior Betsy Roman who rushes onto the field carrying water for the players to rehydrate. They are part of the...

Student athletes break bones, not spirits

Ximena Alaniz, Arts & Entertainment Writer

January 22, 2019

By Ximena Alaniz From tackles to tumbles, high school sports are the perfect opportunities for injury. According to high school statistics ninety percent of student athletes report an injury during their season. Perry Meridian...

Cheerleaders conquer, climb the pyramid of circumstance

Madison Pruitt, Sports Writer

January 22, 2019

Trust is falling from ten feet in the air and expecting to be caught. Danger is the possibility of breaking an arm in front of the entire school. Commitment is devoting all but a week and a half of a year to a sport. Spirit is...

First stadium soccer game cultivates a crowd

Josh Reiter, Sports Writer

January 22, 2019

Bright lights shone, fans cheered on their fellow students, and the scoreboard lined up for two halves of soccer: It was time for Perry versus Southport soccer. Because Falcon Stadium was built last year, the team never had...

Behind the lines: lunch staff provides nutrition and smiles one meal at a time

Lainey Scifres, Feature Writer

January 22, 2019

The clatter of plastic on metal joins the cacophony of sounds in the cafeteria. The cafeteria staff hurries through the kitchen and lines, serving seemingly endless lines of students eagerly awaiting their daily lunches. Every...

Perry adapts inside and out: Historical moments shape the school

Josh Reiter, Sports Writer

January 22, 2019

For more than four decades, Perry Meridian has evolved structurally, educationally, and culturally, making the school a safer and more appreciative environment for students. Perry Meridian first opened its doors in 1973 after...

A new knee means a new beginning for Summers

Kate Rogers, Opinion Writer

January 22, 2019

Senior Grace Summers and her family have traveled to Bittersweet Ski and Snowboard Resort, a ski lodge located 30 minutes north of Kalamazoo, Michigan since she was just 11 years old. Over the years, skiing has become a hobby...

Students no longer serve up fast food; emphasis now on career opportunities

Ariel Lucas, Arts & Entertainment Writer

January 22, 2019

Many people think that the only jobs teenagers can get at such a young age is at fast food chains. But students at Perry Meridian are ditching the grease and trying something new. Instead of working at the usual fast food restaurants,...

That time I… broke out of my cultural comfort zone

Lainey Scifres, Feature Writer

January 22, 2019

Summers in Indiana are filled with lazy pool days and lemonade. They’re filled with barbeques and corn on the cob. But, for junior Cendy Trejo, the summer was spent far from the walls of Perry Meridian High school. Trejo spent...

Birds of the same feather

Jordyn Sloan, Arts & Entertainment Writer

January 22, 2019

Shades of red and blue pour into each team’s respective side of Falcon stadium. The home bleachers bleed Columbia blue while indistinguishable masses of Cardinal red spills across the field. Enthusiasm permeates through the...

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