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

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...

The Penn Theatres marquee brightly illuminating to attract patrons.

This holiday season Wayne county theaters are bouncing back better than ever

Jonathan McKaye, Website Manager January 26, 2022

The holiday season is an infamous time for consumer spending. In 2019 alone, holiday sales surpassed 1 trillion dollars according to CloudWays. And every household spent an average of 1,536 dollars on...

P-CEPs Eco Club conduct  regular maintenance of their rain garden project outside Canton High School.

P-CEP’s clubs and activities muscle through bombardments from 2020 COVID-19 pandemic

Jonathan McKaye, Website Manager January 26, 2022

High school can offer students many opportunities: honing one’s athleticism through sports, discovering interests with classes and creating social connections through clubs.   But COVID-19...

Customers in a car wait in the drive-through line as their order is prepared at the Starbucks on Merriman Road in Romulus on a Sunday afternoon.

COVID-19 pandemic causes labor shortage, makes stores close early

Stephanie Posa January 25, 2022

It’s been another long day for the employees at the Starbucks on Merriman road in Romulus, Michigan. The doors are locked and some of the lights in the cafe are turned off, signaling the 7 p.m. close...

In an effort to lessen the stigma surrounding mental health, posters advocating for the prioritization of mental health are put up by students around P-CEP.

Clubs and programs at P-CEP are helping students’ mental health

Sejal Naik, Guest Writer January 24, 2022

“The pandemic hit them [children] at key development sites in their life,” Bridget Kocurek, counselor at Canton High School, said. During and after quarantine for COVID-19, more clubs and programs...

Rachel Foss, Dylan Creekmore and Katerina Ontko work at Jersey Mike’s Subs in Canton on Ford Road.

Teenagers minimize Michigan’s restaurant industry worker shortage

Madison Chervenak, Guest Writer January 24, 2022

“It's very hard to find adults that are willing to be here [Jersey Mike’s Subs],” says Hayleigh Ford, general manager of Jersey Mike’s Subs in Canton on 42448 Ford Road. Teenagers in Michigan...

Tour of the Heart of the City Health Center with Governor Gretchen Whitmer - Grand Rapids, MI - March 9, 2020 by Biden For President. Below is Chief James Craig, depicted in his official police portrait.

The fight for the governor’s mansion begins

RJ Doroshewitz, Guest Writer January 15, 2022

Michigan voters are preparing to select their next governor on November 8, 2022, and campaign season is entering full swing.  The race currently stands at a virtual tie between incumbent Democrat Gretchen...

The Salem Rock painted by the Salem Cross Country team to celebrate a successful season in November 2021.

Salem Rock acts as canvas for the P-CEP community

Gavin French, Social Media Editor January 14, 2022

One of the first noticeable things when entering the Salem High School visitor parking lot is the 6 foot 12 inch, thousand pound Salem Rock. However, the Rock does not look like any ordinary gray boulder....

A group of characters from “The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940” gather around a set of blueprints of the estate during the second act of the play.

Face masks to theatre masks: Park Players Theatre Company overcomes obstacles of keeping theatre alive during pandemic

Emilio Rodriguez, Guest Writer January 14, 2022

According to members of Plymouth-Canton Education Park’s Park Players Theatre Company, the organization seems to be putting the “drama” in drama club.  “Tensions are high, a huge mystery was...

A school bus lot fence advertises hiring and training opportunities at Durham School Services in Plymouth, Michigan, amidst a lack of school bus drivers Dec. 4.

Plymouth-Canton school bus driver shortage rattles transportation services

Andrew Frohling, Guest Writer January 14, 2022

A chain-link fence encloses a swath of school buses, and the Durham School Services building is only a few steps away. A large banner attached to this fence beckons interested individuals to become school...