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Art Explosion: murals and projects put up with increasing speed, beautifying boring concrete hallways

Danae Suarez and Florence Chapell

November 8, 2019

For students to display their art in the halls of Perry Meridian, they must come up with a sketch of their idea, and display how they are going to pay for the materials used to make it. After doing this, their idea then has to be...

Falcons close the GAP between Perry and Germany

Sonia Ventura-Mendoza, Page Editor

November 8, 2019

Every year, Perry Meridian offers an exchange program that allows students from foreign countries to come here to the United States and study for the year, allowing them to experience the American school system. The school also ...

Grief strikes unity in math department

Avery Filipowicz, Reporter

November 8, 2019

Math teacher John Yantiss is the type who chases you down the hallway with candy after leaving his classroom. A person like this deserves to have everything, not lose it. Yet the dedicated member of the math department recent...

Students fret testing

Diana Pyle, Co Managing Editor

November 8, 2019

On Sept. 30, Perry Township announced that it is considering a tougher drug policy in its schools. The new policy would permit the administration to drug test students who appear to be under the influence of illicit drugs or a...

Difference in diversity leave minority students struggling

Danae Suarez, News Reporter

October 28, 2019

As part of a minority group, I think about things other students normally do not, including the difficulties adjusting to different environments at a young age.  I have attended schools in Perry Township since first grade. I w...

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...

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