The Perspective

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 so many special and extr...

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 makes little kids’ eyes light...

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.” - Muhammad Ali This is one o...

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 of a struggle for the retur...

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; nothing dangero...

Point/Counterpoint- Students need more breaks

Sanjana Sathrasala, Copy Editor

July 29, 2018

With winter approaching, most students are looking forward to having a whole week off for Mid-Winter break. However, the 2016-2017 school year is not as forgiving when it comes to school breaks. This year, students will only have...

Easy Peazy Lemon Squeezy

Sreya Sista, Guest Writer

June 6, 2018

Easy peazy lemon squeezy. These words have been engraved in our minds ever since our childhoods. Taking a step backward, however, the word ‘easy’ means “achieved without great effort; presenting few difficulties”. At P-CEP...

Water Wars is a Waste of Time

Kassie Tanana and Kelly Quinlan

May 22, 2018

For most, senior year is the time to apply for college, work, and start saving money. To take the stress off of this life changing year, most seniors decide to participate in Water Wars. This year, Water Wars is run by thre...

Undecided Major

Isabella Quiroz, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018

Undecided majors are common among college applicants and even the students who think they have their majors set in stone will likely change them at least once throughout their college careers. So is it worth going off to a univer...

Excusing Walkout Absences Would Undermine its Impact

Sam Badger, Guest Writer

May 8, 2018

The April 20 walkout in protest of gun violence was met with calls from both parents and students for the Plymouth-Canton Community Schools to make the absences from class “excused.” Many parents called into the attendance...

Save the Bees

Lindsay Torey, News Editor

April 26, 2018

It’s a warm summer day in July. You are having a BBQ with all of your friends. As you go to take a sip of Coke out of the can, you see a pesky bee flying around. You decide it’s annoying and you don’t want it to sting you,...

Teachers Need to be Less Subjective with Grading

Ximena Reyna, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018

Throughout my high school career, I have encountered many types of teachers. The least pleasant, and perhaps least productive, are the ones who shame their students for not doing exactly as they wanted, and who allow their personal...

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