The Student News Site of Plymouth-Canton Educational Park

The Perspective

The Student News Site of Plymouth-Canton Educational Park

The Perspective

The Student News Site of Plymouth-Canton Educational Park

The Perspective

“We Bear” by Parker Ayers is displayed in the exhibit for people to see. Ann Arbor, Mich. July 21, 2022.

Incarcerated individuals display art in the ‘We Bear’ exhibit

Sejal Naik, Copy Editor July 25, 2022

The “We Bear” exhibit is making its debut in the United States during the Guild’s 2022 Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair. The art was created during the COVID-19 lockdown by 31 incarcerated individuals...

The sign identifying the accompanying building as Salem High School stands in front of the school on a sunny morning. June 3, 2022.

The lockdown at P-CEP continues to affect the community six months later

Sejal Naik, Copy Editor July 9, 2022

“It was very quiet, but you could feel the panic,” said Isabella Tulchinsky, Salem senior, when describing her experience in the December 2021 lockdown at the Plymouth-Canton Educational Park (P-CEP). All...

Dale Palmer (left), takes a selfie with his wife, Norma Palmer (right), and his daughter, Sofia Palmer (middle).

Veteran, teacher, husband, father and Star Wars fan: Remembering Dale Palmer

Tyler Klimek and The Perspective Staff June 16, 2022

Dale Palmer, loved by many within the Plymouth-Canton Educational Park and the greater community as a whole, passed away on May 21, 2022, after receiving a diagnosis of stage 4 prostate cancer in May 2020....

The cafeteria in Canton High School is empty as students transition between class periods. May 31, 2022.

Funding the K-12 school lunches program: Healthy eating comes with a price

Killian Civiero, Guest writer May 31, 2022

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is one of 15 executive departments, and within its “Food and Nutrition Service” agency are the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and the National...

Dominic Walkers second-semester Project-based Learning class. May 26, 2022.

Project-based learning offers community connection to students

Shahab Alriyashi, Editor May 31, 2022

The Plymouth-Canton Educational Park (P-CEP) offers around 300 different courses on campus, with a mix of required and elective courses. One course in particular, Project-based Learning (PBL), stands out...

    Canton fire truck and ambulance sit outside of the Canton station during rainy conditions. April 24, 2022.

First responders and the effects of the job they do

Blake Lombardi, Guest Writer May 26, 2022

To the general public, first responders have a job that looks like it would be fun the whole time. The truth is, there is a lot of stress that the jobs can carry, and these workers are struggling daily...

Michael Edwards, P-CEP Orchestra Director, leads the Symphony Orchestra through “Vanishing Point.” May 2022.

P-CEP Orchestra’s tune-up for their spring concert

Samantha Knight, Guest Writer May 20, 2022

As the curtains swung open and stage lights flicked on, Plymouth-Canton Community School Orchestra’s powered through “Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 ‘From the New World’”,  “Vanishing Point”,...

Career Center Coordinator Margaret Styes assists students Hailey Ricardi, Baakal Berhan and Kai Henkel with their Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) tests at P-CEP’s career center. May 12, 2022.

P-CEP’s hidden gem: Park Career Center helps graduating students prepare for life after high school

Alyssa Perko May 17, 2022

The Career Center at Plymouth-Canton Educational Park (P-CEP) offers a wide ranging variety of helpful resources to benefit graduating students. Transitioning into life after high school is a very stressful...

Krishna Patel, Plymouth Senior, on his phone while class is going on. May 12, 2022.

P-CEP seniors contract senioritis

Shahab Alriyashi, Editor May 13, 2022

With the second semester approaching an end, it is safe to say many high school students want to finish the year strong. However, this may not be the case with all students. Seniors have endured many...

Heather McCorkle is recording music at the Plymouth Rock Recording Company in Plymouth, Michigan.

P-CEP’s Rising Stars: Heather McCorkle

Emiyah Jones May 11, 2022

Heather McCorkle, Salem senior, is an 18-year-old song artist who is among one of the many talented students attending the Plymouth-Canton Educational Park (P-CEP).  Born in Arcadia, California, McCorkle...

Humane Society Employee holding a love train puppy.
Photo Credit: Humane Society of HUron Valley

How a local rescue puts a dent in the U.S. puppy problem

William Pryce February 17, 2022

The Humane Society of Huron Valley Love Train helps many young animals find new homes around southeast Michigan.   In the United States, there are millions of dogs that enter shelters and millions...

Eco Club members build birdhouses at Salem High School in 2021.Photo credit: Eco Club Instagram page (@ecoclubpcep)

How students can help the environment from home: sustainable eating benefits

Grace Ridpath February 16, 2022

Joanne Molinaro, also known as the Korean Vegan on social media, decided her eating habits needed a change in 2016. In her cookbook, The Korean Vegan Cookbook, Molinaro writes, “After thirty-seven years...