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Canton Assistant Hockey Coach Arraigned on Criminal Sexual Conduct Charges

Eric Locke in court, March 10

Hannah Saad, Editor-in-Chief

March 3, 2017

Eric Locke, a Canton varsity hockey assistant coach, has been arraigned on three counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct involving an under-aged female student who, according to Hometown Life, is a student at P-CEP. Locke has been removed from his coaching position. According to the Detroit...

Whose Schedule is it Anyway?

Hannah Saad, Editor in Chief

February 24, 2017

It’s that time of year again: it’s time to select classes for the next school year. Each student has their preferred method of approach, whether that be meticulously planning class schedules for all four years with no room for error or choosing the classes with the easiest course descriptions; however,...

P-CCS Students Attend School Despite Icy Conditions

Hannah Saad, Editor-in-Chief

January 19, 2017

  As it got closer to 7:10 a.m. on Jan. 17, the chances of getting the day off school due to road conditions got slimmer and slimmer. Students hoping to see P-CCS pop up on the list of school districts were disappointed when surrounding districts such as Northville Public Schools, Livonia Public...

Mike Smith: Change Happens When No One Else Is looking

Khadega Mohammed, Reporter

January 19, 2017

On Friday Jan. 13, Mike Smith, founder of Skate for Change, or a  “professional teenager” as he calls himself, came to speak at P-CEP. Skate for Change,  is a non profit youth movement aimed to empower skateboarders to give back to the community by giving out socks to the homeless. Smith is...

Love Trumps Hate

Love Trumps Hate

Morgan Stephens, Reporter

January 13, 2017

Concluding the long and depleting presidential race of 2016, Donald Trump was officially elected to be the Commander In Chief. While some were thrilled with the final results, others were not. Riots, marches and even some fights took place in protest of president-elect Trump. People have expressed their...

Mike Smith Comes to P-CEP

Sangana Sathrasala and Gagana Borra

January 12, 2017

You’ve heard about the videos. You’ve seen the sock drive bins. And this Friday, you get to see the man behind it all: Mike Smith. Who is Mike Smith? According to his website, he founded “Skate For Change (SFC), a full 501-c3 non-profit organization dedicated to youth empowerment through skateboarding...

STEM Council’s Autism Awareness Event

Sanjana Sathrasala and Gagana Borra

December 23, 2016

“Autism Soccer Awareness Event here!” exclaimed hard to miss signs in front of Canton’s Phase Three. The event’s infectious spirit spread as excited kids and volunteers filled the area. The Autism Society of Michigan at the University of Michigan partnered with the STEM (Science, Technology,...

Deadly Synthetic Drug Introduced to Wayne County

Haaniya Mallick & Khadega Mohammad, Copy Editor

November 22, 2016

P-CEP students are more than aware of the drugs that circulate around the Park. However, many are not aware of the deadly drug that was introduced to Wayne County a couple of months ago. Carfentanil, a synthetic drug that is usually used in elephant tranquilizers, has been used by drug dealers to lace ...

Election Results

Claire Heise, Managing Editor

November 11, 2016

Presidential:   Winner: Donald J. Trump (R) - 59,353,100 votes Opponent: Hillary D. Clinton (D) - 59,588,685 votes     Canton Township:   Supervisor: Winner: Pat Williams (R) - 17,872 votes Opponent: Syed Taj (D) - 17,747 votes     C...

Charge against Caplin dropped

Jack Hanley and Khadega Mohammed

November 7, 2016

A third degree criminal sexual conduct charge against Bridget Caplin, a 41-year-old former teacher aide at East Middle School, was dropped on Friday at her preliminary examination hearing. The charge was dropped due to a livestream of the arraignment proceedings that took place last month. While J...

Count Day Numbers Favorable

Madison Miazek, Layout Editor

November 7, 2016

Over the past few years, the Plymouth-Canton school district has been seeing a decrease in the number of students enrolled. But as count day numbers are now in for the 2016-2017 school year, the district has started to see a positive change in the number of enrollments. Nicholas Brandon, the district...

Challenge Day

Students gather around while participating in Challenge Day at Plymouth on Oct. 6.

Claire Heise, Vicki Hall, and Claudia Saveski

October 27, 2016

Challenge Day has been a part of Plymouth-Canton Educational Park for three years and offers students a safe zone with workshops to assist teenagers through issues that they’re struggling with in school and outside environments; topics include substance abuse, bullying and racism. Salem senior Cameron...

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