It’s okay not to know

Jaelyn Reynolds, Page Editor

August 28, 2019

Senior year is stressful. I hear it goes by quickly, which I suppose is a relief. It also makes it all the more terrifying. This is it. We all have a choice to make, and little time to do it. Some people have already made it. S...

New Carpet, New Soul: Holes remain in Perry’s security measures

Gabriel Beasley, Page Editor

August 28, 2019

The Perry Meridian High School administrative staff was busy throughout the summer overseeing numerous building renovations. With change in the air, I found myself questioning whether all this physical change was representative...

Falling for fall: the beauty of the season

Diana Pyle, Digital Editor

March 14, 2019

As both the temperature and the leaves fall, students look forward to the sublime scenes of autumn. The crunching leaves, pumpkin flavored drinks, sweaters and fuzzy socks all represent the best season of the year: fall. Ac...

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...

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...

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...

Vital vaccines in a vivacious environment: meningitis and hepatitis on the rise

Kate Rogers and Jess Hess

September 24, 2018

With celebrities openly disregarding the benefits of immunization, it seems to have become a popular social media trend to follow in their footsteps. However, these celebrities are not stuck dealing with the world of public...

Students advocate for gun control despite backlash

Jess Hess, Reporter

May 17, 2018

After an intense discussion in the FOCUS newsroom, we, as a staff, decided to honor the lives of the 14 students, two teachers and a coach who died in the Parkland shooting on Feb. 14. We respect and remember the other 3,901 people...

Single and unavailable

Lexie Julbert

November 3, 2017

Why am I single? I’m single because I want happiness at this moment in my life. What makes me happy right now is focusing on myself and what I love to do. I’m single because of time; there’s never enough. So why spend...

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