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New class prepares freshmen for future

Danae Suarez, Reporter

August 28, 2019

As Perry Meridian Middle School students finish eighth grade, they prepare schedules for their first year of high school. Many freshman classes are required, leaving little room for electives. But a new required course is already reaping...

Parking passes cause sophomore stress

Florence Chapell, Co Managing Editor

August 28, 2019

As the end of summer neared, it quickly became apparent that the amount of student parking spaces at PMHS would not be enough to account for the number  of students wanting to drive to school. On July 16, 2019, seniors who came to the bu...

Lanyards adjusted for first-year troubles

Diana Pyle, Co Managing Editor

August 28, 2019

Last year, Perry introduced a new policy requiring all students to wear class-colored lanyards. The colors are chosen by each class’ assistant principal, and students keep the same colored lanyard each year.  After one year ...

Freud Finds Perry

Krissy Brzycki, Reporter

August 28, 2019

A new club promoting the opportunity to learn about how the mind works is looking to grow its student outreach. Founded by seniors Valerie York, Danny Billheimer, Sarah Andreson, Katie Jones, Claire Marlatt, Kaitlyn Greer, Ar...

Dress to express: dress code loosening

Danae Suarez, Reporter

August 28, 2019

Can student self-expression coexist with more time learning? Changes to the Perry Meridian dress code are attempting to do just that. On their first day back, students were informed that they were now allowed to wear leggings, ripped jea...

Sensory room reflects change

Krissy Brzycki, Page Editor

August 28, 2019

A new sensory room at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School built by senior Kevin Waggoner this summer offers an example of how schools can better serve the social and emotional needs of its learners. The room’s purpose is to...

Promos directors compete in Indianapolis film fest

Alejandra Aguilar, Reporter

August 28, 2019

On July 26-28, 2019, five Perry students participated in the Indy Film Fest, to determine who could make the best short film in only 48 hours, with filmmakers from all over Indianapolis.  Seniors Eric Elijah Carnes, Lucas Ferdinand-...

Dusting off the mats: Wrestlers prepare for upcoming season

Sonia Ventura-Mendoza, News Reporter

March 14, 2019

The season of wrestling is here and wrestlers have already been getting back into shape. Every year, new and returning members of the team start out with pre-workouts during the off-season to help them become the best they can b...

Holiday hang-up: No second helping for winter athletes

Diana Pyle, Digital Editor

March 14, 2019

For many students, the holidays mean spending time with family, lounging on breaks and, of course, digging into mouth-watering food. But for some Falcon athletes, indulging in these traditionally delicious dinners isn’t an op...

Students use ASMR to relieve stress and make money

Taylor Biddle, Business Manager

March 14, 2019

A new trend is surging through Perry Meridian as students find a new way to reduce the pressures of school. Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response, or ASMR, is all the craze in pop culture and growing rapidly among Perry studen...

Food drive gives holiday hope

Jess Hess, News Reporter

March 14, 2019

November is a month for giving thanks. However, the reminiscent memories of turkey, fall-scented candles and familial bonding  are not qualities everyone is able to experience, due to hunger and poverty running deep in many ...

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