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IHSAA rules limit student athlete participation

Andrew Haggerty, Reporter

October 25, 2019

By rule, the  Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) prohibits student-athletes from participating in competitions outside school-sponsored events. Rule 15 of the 2018-2019 IHSAA’s bylaws states, “Participati...

Rising temperatures exhaust PMHS athletes

Lucas Ferdinand-McDonald, Page Editor

October 25, 2019

The hot days of August could have PMHS players facing heats of over eighty degrees for hours every day of practice, and they have had to face the consequences that come along with the weather. The heat has been forced many PMHS students ...

Early senior night doesn’t affect boys’ soccer spirit

Krissy Brzycki, Page Editor

October 25, 2019

The boys soccer team kicked off their season on August 22 with a 7-0 victory over Decatur Central.   The team also used the occasion for its senior night, which is typically held in late September. One of the biggest reasons ...

Unified Athletes recognized by Special Olympics

Danny Billheimer, Reporter

October 25, 2019

This year, Special Olympics North America honors Perry Meridian High School with National Banner recognition for its  inclusivity in activities for students with and without exceptional needs.  The unified sports teams at PMHS have been d...

Football feeling optimistic despite setbacks

Gabriel Beasley, Page Editor

October 25, 2019

Optimism has carried some Falcon football players through their early games this season. Lawrence North, now ranked eighth in class 6A, handed a tough 0-55 loss to the Falcons in their first game of the season. The Falcons ...

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...

Teachers balance public and private lives online

Krissy Brzycki, Page Editor

October 25, 2019

Social media interaction between students and teachers is a delicate subject. As social media has grown in popularity, the township has implemented policies specific to the online activity of its employees. The official town...

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...

Menu changes positively affects Falcons’ diets

Sonia Ventura-Mendoza, Page Editor

October 25, 2019

As students adjust to the many changes made over the summer, the new school lunches has been a conversation among the students.  One change noted widely by students is that chicken tender wraps are no longer being served on...

FLOTS builds confidence with fifth graders

Diana Pyle, Co Managing Editor

October 25, 2019

Each year; two groups of seniors accompany fifth graders from Douglas MacArthur and Rosa Parks Elementary Schools on a trip to either a week-long venture to Bradford Woods or a weekend trip to Flat Rock. Falcon Leadership Opportunity...

New policies promote change in Key Club

Jaelyn Reynolds, Page Reporter

October 24, 2019

Key Club is starting out the year with new goals and new policies according to staff advisor Kim Peters. In the past, membership ranged from 150 to 200 students, but has now been capped to just 100. This change in particu...

TikTok leaves students hooked

Danae Suarez

October 24, 2019

Over the past year, the social media app, TikTok, has become wildly popular amongst teens. Worldwide, TikTok claims approximately 500 million users.  At Perry Meridian, the app has helped students bond over activities they ...

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