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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

Challenge Day

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...

District Policy Unclear Regarding When and Where Teachers May Express Political Views

Haaniya Mallick, Reporter

October 24, 2016

  With Election Day fast approaching, it remains unclear whether teachers and other staff members have been given a directive not to take a stand on political issues or candidates. Two years ago, in October 2014, P-CCS district staff members received an email from the community relations office...

HOSA’s dilemma

Sanjana Sathrasala and Gagana Borra

October 24, 2016

This year was a rocky start for Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) and the Health Occupations class. Francine Girard, the previous supervisor, stepped down for the 2016-2017 school year for personal reasons. According to Canton Assistant Principal Mark Bondy, Joan Kalish, Salem Spanish teacher,...

Fall Allergies: Nothing to Sneeze At

Megan Pham, Reporter

October 21, 2016

Fall is known for colorful leaves, cider mills and pumpkin spice. However, for some people, fall also means itchy eyes, runny noses and handfuls of tissues. According to WebMD, the primary cause of allergies in the fall is ragweed, a common plant whose pollen causes people’s immune systems to go into...

Arts Academy hosts 5th annual benefit

Grace Pierzynski, Reporter

October 21, 2016

  The Plymouth-Canton Educational Park Arts Academy is hosting its 5th Annual Benefit Concert and Silent Auction on Friday, Nov. 4 at the Canton Dubois Little Theater. There is also an in-school performance of the Benefit Concert the day before, Nov. 3, during second, fourth and fifth hour. “It's...

Christian gathering before school

Christian gathering before school

Laura Westcott, Feature Editor

October 20, 2016

At roughly 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 40 minutes before school started at the Plymouth Canton Educational Park, more than 30 students arrived at the Salem High School flag pole to pray. The students attending were mostly strangers to each other, but that didn’t stop them from standing in a...

Meteyer steps down as Plymouth AD

Meteyer steps down as Plymouth AD

Hannah Saad, Editor-in-Chief

October 19, 2016

Kyle Meteyer, Assistant Principal of Athletics and Activities at Plymouth High School, has decided to resign his current position and accept a job at Lake Orion High School. Meteyer’s last day at Plymouth High School will be  Nov. 2. Meteyer said that he has an hour-long commute to get to his...

Where has school spirit gone?

Where has school spirit gone?

Morgan Stephens, Reporter

October 13, 2016

The Park just hosted their three annual fall pep rallies in each school. All three student Congress organizations worked hard to plan everything down to the minute, only to get their hard work stomped on by part of the student body. Rather than going to pep rallies, students get passes to excuse themselves...

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