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New season means new changes for wrestling

Diana Pyle, Co Managing Editor

November 22, 2019

The PMHS wrestling program has been one of the most successful sports at the school, with continued team success and numerous individual accolades. . With all the hype and prestige that comes with being a wrestler, more students...

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...

Teens form a jury for their peers

Gabriel Beasley, Page Editor

November 22, 2019

A group of Perry seniors has been telling tales of their time spent in and out of court houses.   But they are not the ones being prosecuted. These students participate in a Reach for Youth sponsored program known as “Teen ...

New assistant band director makes impact

Andrew Haggerty, Reporter

November 22, 2019

Early this fall, assistant band director Paula Hacker resigned to take a position at a different school.  Just this month, a replacement was found in Michael Richardson, and he’s already making a big impact on the program. ...

Town hall merges politics, student voices

Gabriel Beasley, Page Editor

November 20, 2019

U.S. Congressman André Carson, along with other local representatives, visited the fifth annual PMHS town hall meeting, speaking on a wide range of topics.  The town hall meeting, created and hosted by special education t...

Perry lacks student-death protocol

Editorial Board

November 20, 2019

As is inevitable at a high school with a large student body, students occasionally pass away, whether by illness or violence.  Perry Meridian High School saw the deaths of two students in the last six months. Over the summer...

Online classes provide benefits despite faults

Florence Chapell, Co Managing Editor

November 18, 2019

It is common for students at Perry to take an upcoming course online over the summer as opposed to the traditional way. According to guidance director Bradley Miller, around 800 students choose to take an online course each year.  Taki...

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...

Volleyball beats Southport, celebrates seniors

Alejandra Aguilar, News Reporter

November 18, 2019

The girls volleyball team won Monday’s home non-conference game against rival Southport by a score of 3-1.  Despite dropping the third game 23-25,  the Lady Falcons quickly stepped up their game.  And the team’s ...

Finding a healthy balance: Falcon athletes juggle sports and sleep

Diana Pyle, Co Managing Editor

November 18, 2019

For any athlete, health is a top priority. Staying in shape, eating healthy and getting enough sleep are all key components to maintaining good health. However, for many student-athletes, hours of rest are few and far between...

Dealing with Death

Sonia Ventura-Mendoza and Diana Pyle

November 18, 2019

The loss of a loved one can be one of the hardest things anyone will experience. Many don’t know how to handle grieving process, or where to start. Mourning reflects itself in multiple ways, and is different for each person, b...

Annual pushcart race loses a wheel

Daniel Billheimer, News Reporter

November 18, 2019

Even the most sacred traditions come to an end. This year, the beloved Homecoming “pushcart derby” was replaced with the “Little 400,” a tricycle race with four people on each team.  English teacher and Homecomin...

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