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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...

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...

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...

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...

Holloway recognized as AATSP Teacher of the year

Daniel Billheimer, Reporter

November 8, 2019

Perry Meridian High School Spanish teacher Laura Holloway was recognized by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese as a Teacher of the Year. The AATSP is an organization that is dedicated to the study a...

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...

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 ...

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...

PMHS moves Chinese classes online after Mao’s retirement

Danny Billheimer, Reporter

October 25, 2019

This year marks a change for students taking Chinese as Perry Meridian High School.  The class has now taken on a new, online format since former Chinese teacher, Alex Mao, retired from PMHS. Mao taught varying levels of Chi...

Same places, new faces

Danny Billheimer, Reporter

August 28, 2019

Several new faces walk the halls at Perry Meridian High School. This year, PMHS welcomes nine new staff members, in various positions.  Douglas Hadley attended Center Grove before attending Ball State. Then, he joined the ...