The Perspective

P-CCS Board of Education approves plan for a virtual start and a “safe transition” to in-person learning for the 2020-2021 school year

Sanjana Madapa, Social Media Editor

August 24, 2020

The Board of Education approved the P-CCS 2020-21 Return to School Plan on Tuesday, August 11 to have a remote start to the 2020-2021 school year and a “safe transition” for small groups of students to in-person learning in October amidst the coronavirus pandemic.  Monica Merritt, superintendent of schools, p...

P-CCS school reopening plan gains mixed responses from community, school board members

Sanjana Madapa, Sara D'Urso, Caitlyn Kulcyzcki, Caroline Pietron, and Christabel Sogbaka

August 3, 2020

Raising questions for the students and parents of Plymouth-Canton Community Schools, the P-CCS Board of Education trustees voiced their concerns for the safety and logistics of the P-CCS Reentry Plan for the 2020-2021 school year, created to address the COVID-19 pandemic, during a livestream meeting bet...

Hats off to sports in the COVID era

Michigan Blue Jays player and Pioneer student Lucas Galante swings his bat to make contact with the oncoming pitch.

Sara D'Urso, Copy Editor

July 30, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing coaches and athletes alike to adapt to new practices in order to keep playing. Swimmers are striving to regain their speed in the water, baseball players are getting back to their season, and P-CEP fall sports are starting up summer conditioning sessions. It’s the time of...

Stay connected to P-CEP through the Student News App

A P-CEP student logs into Student News Source to find The Perspective.

Sonali Aheer and Sara D'Urso

June 22, 2020

During these unprecedented times, staying connected to the latest news is critical. Stay in touch with the P-CEP news by downloading the free Student News Source app to have easy access to news and to stay updated on important events impacting the Plymouth-Canton district. The Student News Source app allows people to...

Young employees work during pandemic

Camryn Mastny, Contributor

June 6, 2020

Teens and young adults who worked prior to the mandatory shut down in workplaces deemed essential are now being worked overtime. Teens are struggling to handle thirty-two hour weeks and high school.  Since March, Michigan has been in lock down. Schools, shopping malls, restaurants, they have all...

Michigan Philharmonic Youth Orchestra holds last Zoom rehearsal

The MPYO Youth Symphony performs at the Cherry Hill Village Theater in December 2019.

Colin Davidson, Contributer

May 29, 2020

The Michigan Philharmonic Youth Orchestra (MPYO) held its final rehearsal for the 2019-2020 season online via Zoom on May 5 as in-person rehearsals have been suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions. The MPYO is affiliated with the Michigan Philharmonic, an orchestra based at the Plymouth Arts and Recr...

P-CCS distributes meals to local families

The program is maintaining a contact free delivery.

Carolyn Roderique, Editor-in-Chief

May 27, 2020

With the suspension of face-to-face learning in Michigan by Governor Gretchen Whitmer, P-CCS has provided free meals to eligible families on Wednesdays. The federally funded program averages 32,000 meals a week.  The program is available to students under 18 years old and students 18-26 years old ...

Local church streams services during COVID-19 lockdown

Ethan Davidson, Contributor

May 21, 2020

Canton’s St. Thomas a’Becket Catholic Church has switched to recording its Masses to continue reaching its congregation, despite the stay-at-home order currently in effect in Michigan to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  The church, which has been operating in Canton, Michigan, since the 1970s,...

Chevrolet service center coping with COVID-19

Owner Scott LaRiche takes the temperature of employee Bert Saucido.

Cameron Stewart, Contributor

May 21, 2020

Lou LaRiche is in the process of reopening after Governor Gretchen Whitmer temporarily shut down all non-essential businesses March 23. The service center is planning to make some physical and operational changes to its business to make it safer. According to Bert Saucedo, a service manager with Lou LaRiche si...

88.1 the Park Holds Annual Auction

Kealani Tapp, Business Manager

May 23, 2019

88.1 the Park hosted its annual Radio Auction Saturday, May 18. Local businesses, including restaurants, salons, cleaning services and many others donated items for bidding with Community Financial as the title sponsor. Gift cards, event tickets and signed memorabilia were just some of the things up...

Humans Aren’t the Only Thing that Shrink with Old Age

Lauren Martin, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019

Over the last hundreds of thousands of years, the moon has began to cool and shrink. The moon’s interior is shrinking due to the cooling that’s causing thrust faults, or “wrinkles” to form on the crust. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) explains these thrust faults as, “one ...

Boeing’s Final Nosedive

Jasmine Pearson, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

On Mar. 10th, the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 malfunctioned only moments after take-off from Addis Ababa resulting in the simultaneous deaths of all 157 passengers. Nevertheless the current tragedy, eight months prior a similar travesty occurred in Indonesia in October. The Lion Air Flight 610 also cr...

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