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Small fish in big pond: Freshman develop skills throughout next for years

Kellen Smiley, Sports Writer

February 4, 2019

Filed under Community, Sports & Recreation, Student Life

High school athletics are typically broken down into three levels: freshman, junior varsity (JV), and varsity. At Perry Meridian, that is no different. The freshman level is usually just that. A team of freshmen getting their...

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

Sonia Ventura-Mendoza and Ximena Alaniz

January 22, 2019

Filed under Community, Feature, News, Print

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

Filed under Community, News, Print

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

Filed under Community, News, Print

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

Filed under News, Print, Student Life

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

Filed under News, Print, Student Life

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

Filed under Community, News, Print, Student Life

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

Filed under News, Print, Student Life

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...

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

Madison Pruitt, Sports Writer

January 22, 2019

Filed under News, Opinion, Print

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

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

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

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

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...

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