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

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...

Local non-profit provides a community for young musicians

Heather McCorkle, Editor-In-Chief December 16, 2021

As a 14-year-old kid playing drums in his parents’ basement, Executive Director of Communications for Plymouth-Canton Community Schools (P-CCS), Nick Brandon, longed for a space where he could practice...

P-CEP’s choir carols at Greenfield Village’s Holiday Nights in December 2014.

P-CEP Choirs to go-a-caroling at Greenfield Village’s “Holiday Nights”

Heather McCorkle, Editor-in-Chief December 14, 2021

For choir students across the Plymouth-Canton Educational Park (P-CEP), December 1 marks the start of a bright season of spreading holiday cheer through song. After a year-long hiatus from live caroling...

Madelyn Bajorek, Salem junior, and Lillian Menken, Salem senior, in 88.1 the Park’s main studio at Salem High School as they talk over the airwaves during November 2020’s Pledge Drive.

88.1 the Park to hold ‘Thanks for Giving Pledge Drive’ for station upgrades

Heather McCorkle , Editor-in-Chief November 1, 2021

88.1 the Park, the student-run radio station at Salem High School, will participate in its annual “Thanks for Giving Pledge Drive” during the first week of November. Donations from the fundraiser will...

Viral devious lick TikTok challenge makes impact on the Park’s budget and atmosphere

Viral ‘devious lick’ TikTok challenge makes impact on the Park’s budget and atmosphere

Elyse Wiacek, Copy Editor November 1, 2021

Within a month of starting school, students at P-CEP have destroyed school property by stealing or attempting to steal a classroom telephone, a toilet lid, soap dispenser, and lotion dispenser, while participating...