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Inaccessibility hinders learning for handicapped students

Jaelyn Reynolds, Page Editor

November 18, 2019

Handicap students at Perry deal with restrictions due to things such as unreliable machinery and fellow peers. According to the township website, “Perry Township Schools is committed to ensuring equal access to programs, services ...

Hidden fumes in new carpet exacerbate student allergies

Avery Filipowicz, News Reporter

November 18, 2019

Coming back to school this year, students were expecting to be welcomed back with open arms. Instead, they were presented with allergies and sinus issues, allegedly caused by the new carpet.  The previous school carpet had been in the h...

Janitors lament lack of student cooperation

Danae Suarez, News Reporter

November 18, 2019

Every day, the staff at Perry Meridian help create a safe and enjoyable learning environment. This does not only include the teachers. It also includes instructional aides, cafeteria employees, and even the police officers...

Choir bridges gap between high school and middle school

Krissy Brzycki, Page Editor

November 18, 2019

The choir department held a “side by side” workshop between its Then and Now choir and the middle school’s mixed and concert choirs on Sept. 10 in an attempt to grow interest in choir at the freshman level. Choir direct...

Longtime English teacher leaves for admin position

Alejandra Aguilar, News Reporter

November 18, 2019

On Friday, September 20th, English teacher Neil Linville, said farewell to Perry Meridian High School to become an assistant principal at Knightstown High School. Linville had spent his entire 18-year career at PMHS. In the...

Savannah Grayson marches her way to drum major status

Sonia Ventura-Mendoza, Page Editor

November 18, 2019

Senior Savannah Grayson has been apart of the marching band program for the past four years. She joined with having no experience in playing an instrument but some experience with reading music as she used to be in choir. “I wo...

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...

Fast food isn’t easy: Tired worker shares story

Sonia Ventura-Mendoza, Page Editor

November 18, 2019

As most 14 year olds seeking to find a job, I applied to work at McDonalds and got the job. I started off working more hours than most 14 year olds do as my mom had already been working there. I can remember my first experienc...

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...

Young voters face suppression amidst rising turnout rates

Gabriel Beasley, Page Editor

November 8, 2019

The mayoral election was November 5, and some Perry seniors participated in their first voting experience. Some may have wanted to vote, but did not register in time, or had trouble registering due to financial issues. Acc...

Bowling team departs Perry as sport’s popularity rises

Krissy Brzycki, Page Editor

November 8, 2019

In the past, bowling was one of the many sports that had a place at Perry. However, that changed this school year, as there is no longer a school-sponsored team.  The team functioned as a club sport, similar to lacrosse.  J...

Smith places second at state tournament

Lucas Ferdinand-McDonald, Page Editor

November 8, 2019

Senior tennis star Sajin Smith reached the final match at the 2019-2020 individual IHSAA Tennis State Tournament, finishing  as individual runner-up for boys' tennis, a feat no other Perry singles player has reached before. . ...

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