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The Student News Site of Plymouth-Canton Educational Park

The Perspective

The Student News Site of Plymouth-Canton Educational Park

The Perspective

Alexis Muir, Canton freshman, carries her supplies with a bathroom sink. Sept. 20, 2023. Donna Gatzke

Everything AND the bathroom sink on ‘Bring Anything But a Backpack Day’

Sara Dallalah and Lucas Gentilia September 22, 2023

  In celebration of P-CEP’s Homecomings the first Spirit Week of the school year, students participated on September 20, 2023 for “Anything But a Backpack Day”, where random objects are brought...

Kanisha Reese, Canton senior (right), and other members of Chroma K-pop Club and Dance Crew practice a routine from their performance during the 2021-2022 school year. Photographer: Ren Gadon (May 3, 2023)

Diversity, inclusivity at P-CEP: Students, staff share their experiences

Ren Gadon, Guest Writer June 6, 2023

The lights are dimmed down, with only the warm spotlights illuminating the Salem dance room. Sitting criss-cross in a circle, Kanisha Reese, an African American senior at Canton High School, and other...

Mona Pandit, Salem sophomore, plays a game during a Chess Club meeting. May 25, 2023.

Surge in chess’ popularity spreads to P-CEP

Dylan Pusilo, Guest Writer June 2, 2023

With all the intensity of a chess tournament, there is nothing but silence in the room. Rivals face each other; the checkered board and pieces are the only things between them and victory. The timer starts...

Members of the Plymouth-Canton Marching Band stand six-feet apart during rehearsals while wearing masks to prevent COVID-19. August 6, 2020.

COVID-19 pandemic leaves lasting effect on P-CEP Marching Band

Julianna Christenson , Guest Writer May 30, 2023

The day was Friday, March 13, 2020, when the overhead speakers turned on with the announcement of a two-week break from school due to a sudden pandemic. Two weeks turned into two months, and eventually...

Sign displaying the MIracle Leauge of Plymouth outside the Bilkie Family Field.

The Miracle League of Plymouth is back

Lucas Gentilia and Logan Wilkowski May 22, 2023

Hardly ever would a 45-degree cloudy weekend with 40+ mph winds be described as a great way to start a baseball season. Nonetheless, that is how the opening weekend of the Miracle League of Plymouth...

A laptop is surrounded by the logos for the main tools and software that helped students and teachers get through the virtual academy. February 11-12, 2023.

Students and Teachers Face Difficulty Interacting in Virtual Academy

Nidhi Shivalingayya , Guest Writer February 12, 2023

With the introduction of the P-CCS Virtual Academy during the 2020-2021 school year, P-CEP students and teachers felt that making personal attachments became more difficult.  With the COVID-19 outbreak...

Ariel Ooms, Plymouth senior, installs a new queue into 88.1 The Park’s ENCO DAD system to provide fresh music and promos. December 5, 2022.

Radio benefits listeners in more ways than music

Simon Oszust, Guest Writer December 22, 2022

John Kreger, assistant station manager at 88.1 The Park, tells the story of his now-deceased grandma, Ruth Kreger, who lost her husband to cancer when she was 60 years old. Every day, she would fill her...

A Dell motherboard, lacking any other components, sits on the floor. December 6, 2022.

Protecting yourself in a highly digitized society: common types of hacking and ways to prevent them

Tsubasa Okada, Tech Correspondent December 6, 2022

Technology is increasingly prevalent in the modern era, ranging from smartphones allowing for distant communications to gaming and social media content providing entertainment. It has become a vital part...

Mia Odeh, age 45, speaks about her experience
writing her memoir. November 1, 2022.

‘It always lives in my mind’: Author Mia Odeh speaks on catharsis, love and finding light in the dark

Nidhi Kundargi, Business Manager November 24, 2022

When Mia Odeh, at the tender age of sixteen, was forced into marriage with an abusive 35-year-old man in her childhood home in Palestine and then was made to move to the United States, it appeared to everyone...

A bluejay glances to its left on a tree branch in Kensington Metropark.

Conservation efforts are working to combat the declining bird population

Sejal Naik, Copy Editor October 24, 2022

“Even outside of Eco Club, [protecting birds] is a part of my life,” said Jaspreet Kaur, Salem student and leader of Eco Club, a P-CEP club that focuses on protecting the environment through education...

The outside of the Ford Motor Company Robotics building is empty as classes commence inside. October 7, 2022.

Time to apply: a guide to the college application process

Arya Sharma October 17, 2022

As the November 1 early admission college application deadline draws near, many students find themselves feeling the stress. However, this seemingly complicated process can be broken down to become far...

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