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Cadet Teaching produces learning opportunities

Gabriel Beasley, Page Editor

October 25, 2019

With supply for teachers falling short of the demand, the shortage of teachers is straining many schools throughout America.  Students from Perry Meridian High School may aid the shortage in the future thanks to Cadet Teachin...

PMHS moves Chinese classes online after Mao’s retirement

Danny Billheimer, Reporter

October 25, 2019

This year marks a change for students taking Chinese as Perry Meridian High School.  The class has now taken on a new, online format since former Chinese teacher, Alex Mao, retired from PMHS. Mao taught varying levels of Chi...

New class prepares freshmen for future

Danae Suarez, Reporter

August 28, 2019

As Perry Meridian Middle School students finish eighth grade, they prepare schedules for their first year of high school. Many freshman classes are required, leaving little room for electives. But a new required course is already reaping...

Shifting spaces creates stress

Florence Chapell, Co Managing Editor

August 28, 2019

It’s a normal occurrence at Perry Meridian High School for teachers to move classrooms.  However, according to 2021 assistant principal Lucas Klipsch, around a dozen teachers had to pack up and move to a different room thi...

Friday school offers an additional helping hand to students

Taylor Biddle, Business Manager

March 14, 2019

As of this year, Perry Meridian has implemented a new form of tutoring to students who are looking for extra help in classes they are struggling in. This program, formally named Friday School, allows students to catch up on ...

Success coaches help students improve their academic careers through advising

Annie Bambang, Arts & Entertainment Writer

March 14, 2019

Many of you have seen them in the hallways, during lunch, or on social media, encouraging and supporting members of the student body or spreading positivity, but who are they? Answer: Two Perry Meridian alums-turned-staff members who  conn...

Town hall meeting brings politicians to stage

Payton Romans, Managing Editor

January 22, 2019

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

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...

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...

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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