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

African-American students stand on a hill next to Salem High School, overlooking the crowd of P-CEP students while Precious Floraday, an organizer of the walkout, leads a chant of “Enough is enough.” P-CEP campus, April 15, 2022.

Racist slur-filled video leads to P-CEP student walkout

RJ Doroshewitz and Shahab Alriyashi April 15, 2022

A protest against racism in reaction to a social media video shot off school grounds by a P-CEP student using racial slurs and threatening to “shoot” or “lynch” African-Americans saw a large number...

A water gun purchased by Allie Doroshewitz, Salem senior, for use in Water Wars.

P-CEP Water Wars canceled

RJ Doroshewitz April 11, 2022

At 11:41 a.m. on Monday, April 11, the organizers of the 2022 P-CEP Water Wars announced the cancellation of this year's contest on its Twitter page. “Unfortunately, Water Wars has to be canceled...

Students walk between classes at Salem High School.

Photo Credit: Will Pryce

P-CEP practices lockdown after late 2021 scare

William Pryce, Editor April 11, 2022

The administration at Plymouth-Canton Educational Park (P-CEP) conducted a lockdown drill on the afternoon of Wednesday, March 23. Most students expect lockdown drills to take place during a class period...

Red Cross volunteers set up for the blood drive inside of the Plymouth Gymnasium.

IB students host blood drive

RJ Doroshewitz April 8, 2022

On Wednesday April 6, 2022, three P-CEP students hosted an American Red Cross blood drive inside of the Plymouth gymnasium.  The event was hosted by Allie Doroshewitz, Parker Swanson and Alicia Taylor,...

Current “Prom-blem” Awaits Practical, Cost-Efficient Solutions

Anchal Somsaale, Guest Writer April 4, 2022

A tri-council meeting of the Plymouth, Salem and Canton student council boards took place on March 14, 2022 to plan the 2022 prom, and many pressing problems demanded solutions.   The Class of 2022...

A stuffed squirrel is used to promote the “Don’t Drive Nuts” campaign.

SADD says to drive safely

RJ Doroshewitz March 22, 2022

The Plymouth-Canton Educational Park Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) organization was awarded a $1,000 grant by the Ford Driving Skills for Life organization in order to educate the...

White masks pile up on top of a black background. Feb. 17, 2022.

P-CCS suspends mask mandate following Wayne County order

RJ Doroshewitz and William Pryce February 18, 2022

On Thursday, Feb. 17 at 8 a.m., Wayne County’s chief medical and health officer, Dr. Avani Sheth, rescinded the mask mandate for K-12 schools, effective immediately.  The mask mandate in Wayne County...

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...