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Hunt organizes book drive to benefit local students

Krissy Brzycki, Page Editor

December 13, 2019

Although she was born in California, junior Hannah Hunt defies the valley girl stereotype typically associated with her birthplace. She moved to Indianapolis when she was two years old and grew up in Perry Township. She acknowledg...

Lady Falcon to Fever leader: Perry alum shines

Krissy Brzycki and Daniel Billheimer

December 13, 2019

Life as a Falcon Before vaulting into fame as a professional basketball player, Katie Douglas once roamed the these halls like the rest of us mortals. Being a Lady Falcon allowed her to be the student athlete she wanted to be...

C-9 student gains crucial technical skills

Jaelyn Reynolds, Page Editor

December 13, 2019

Senior Walker Parker spends the later hours of the school day working at Lion’s Head Precision Machining, where he bends sheet metal and punches out pieces for parts. And he is able to do this due to the school’s partnership...

Teverbaugh joins track teams, looks toward future seasons

Andrew Haggerty, Reporter

December 12, 2019

This spring, the Perry Meridian track team will undergo a coaching change, as social studies teacher and girls head track coach Ryan Teverbaugh will become the head coach for both programs.  The overall goal is to develop ...

Kaitlyn Greer brings color to Perry halls

Lucas Ferdinand-McDonald, Page Editor

December 2, 2019

When senior Kaitlyn Greer found out she was nominated onto the homecoming court, she believed it was “an amazing opportunity I never knew I wanted.” She had never been on the court, and she was not expecting her nomination. ...

Student athletes receive hard-earning scholarship

Sonia Ventura-Mendoza and Lucas Ferdinand-McDonald

November 22, 2019

Junior Jayden Taylor has been playing basketball since he was five years old.  Now, the colleges he watched as a youngster have come calling for him.   Taylor has verbally committed to play at Butler University on a ful...

Henninger resigns as football coach

Andrew Haggerty, Reporter

November 22, 2019

At the end of the 2019 football season, head coach Matthew Henninger officially resigned.  The job isn’t easy. The head coach needs to be on-call at all times, requiring extensive personal sacrifice throughout the year. ...

The family business: passed down through generations

Sonia Ventura-Mendoza and Krissy Brzycki

November 22, 2019

Basic economics teaches that investing  time, money and effort into a personal business is risky. There always remains the possibility that it could either skyrocket or fail. It all depends on the determination and willingne...

The ladies behind the scoops: ‘caring enough to be a lunch lady, crazy enough to love it’

Avery Filipowicz, Reporter

November 22, 2019

Every single day, the ladies serving the food at school clock into the school, some at 5:30 a.m., in order to cook and serve breakfast food for the student body. Their school days are as long as students’ or more, keeping ni...

Tennis and soccer bounce back after setbacks

Andrew Haggerty, News Reporter

November 18, 2019

The boys varsity tennis team has had a solid season this year with senior Sajin Smith and junior Blake Deaton leading them at number one and number two singles. Even so, at the Mid-State conference tournament the team secure...

Seniors qualify as semifinalists for National Merit Scholarship

Gaberial Beasley, Page Editor

November 18, 2019

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation recognized two Perry Meridian High School seniors, Benjamin Owen and Joseph Carper, as semifinalists for the National Merit Scholarship. The students were nominated for the scholarship because the...

Former zombie hired as Perry’s newest English teacher

Alejandra Aguilar, Reporter

November 8, 2019

He performed at Universal Studios and appeared as a zombie on “The Walking Dead.” He sang backup for country singer Kenny Rogers and stocked shelves at Walmart. He even experienced homelessness. But new English teacher Jeremiah Robinson ha...