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

Electric vs. Gas-Powered Cars

Sache Krishnaraj, Design Editor February 14, 2019

As technology progresses, we are seeing society move further towards electric and hybrid vehicles. While they may look much better, are they really as great as they seem? Electric vehicles are still relatively...

The Effects of Marijuana Legalization

Isabelle Fessler, Staff Writer December 12, 2018

The legalization of marijuana is about much more than just people being allowed to smoke weed. According to the Washington Post, over half of American adults have used marijuana at some point in their...

Why Students Should Not be Assigned Homework

Lilli Keehn, Copy Editor December 12, 2018

With the title of this piece, I either got your attention right away, or I’ve already lost you entirely. Most likely if you’re a student just like me, who dislikes homework more than almost anything...

The Office Revival

Brett Caldwell, Entertainment Editor December 12, 2018

Years after “The Office” ended, people are still quoting and reenacting certain scenes from the popular television show. Not to mention that it’s on Netflix and reruns are on Comedy Central all the...

Cats or Dogs?

Amanda Mancuso, Copy Editor December 12, 2018

Cats and dogs: the basic beloved household pets that everybody seems to have a strong preference on. This classic debate has surfaced itself for as long as society can remember. Although certain people...

Cause or Effect?: Substance Abuse

Diya Banerjee, Features Department Editor December 11, 2018

As high schoolers, many of us know of people who vape, drink, or smoke marijuana. Whether you fall into this category or are someone who struggles with this, the effects of using substances as a teenager...

Winter: Dreadful or Delightful?

Emily Gilbertson, Online Editor December 11, 2018

Winter has always been one of those seasons that I either love or hate when it arrives. As a child, it was one of the most magical sights in the world to look out the window at the first snow of the season....

Zoos: Haven or Hell?

Fiona Hughes, Morgan McCotter and Laurence Yang, Editor-in-Chief, Distribution/Promotion Manager and Copy Editor December 11, 2018

From a young age, we are taught that zoos are a great place for a school field trip--spending eight hours to catch a glimpse of an endangered or rare animal. To some, the thrill is in discovery; seeing...

Halloween for Adults?

Emily Gilbertson, Design Editor November 1, 2018

As kids, Halloween meant two things: you get to dress up like something you’re not, and you get a free pass from your parents to eat a bunch of sugar rush inducing treats. The very idea of Halloween...

The Greatest Quote

Brett Caldwell, Entertainment Editor November 1, 2018

“Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.” -...

Opportunities Waiting Ahead of You

Olivia Blackburn, Copy Editor November 1, 2018

Softball has become a very popular sport going into college, but what about high school?  At the Park there's been a shortage of girls trying out for Softball. This pasts years tryouts were a little bit...

Dress Code: Fair or Not?

Isabelle Fessler, Opinion Writer November 1, 2018

The dress code is inconsistently enforced and unfair. The official dress code in the student handbook says all of the usual things: shorts and skirts should be fingertip length; no crop tops; no bare shoulders;...