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Mental health warriors club plans to help with student athletes minds. As the school year progresses, the clubs help to provide resources to regulate students mental health.

Mental health for student athletes

Ellie Gotschall, Staff Reporter August 4, 2023

For the start of the sports season for the 2023-2024 school year, there is a lot of consideration when it comes to playing a sport. The mental health warriors club is starting back up again this year,...

Graphic from tMHFA resources on youth mental health disorders. Part of their strategy to bring more awareness to the mental health of teens.

New mental health training for juniors

Parker Thompson-Davies, Staff Reporter March 10, 2023

For the 22-23 school year, juniors are receiving mental health training to inform and aid teenagers, and tackle problems of depression, anxiety, trauma, substance abuse, and suicide.  This program is...

Senior Joyce Gunaraj works on AP Stat homework, amongst the other obligations of a senior. Many students may feel overwhelmed going back to school, and can use the Wellness Room as a resource.

Back-to-school stress: how to cope

Sophie Barkett, A&E Editor August 12, 2022

The end of summer and simultaneous welcome back to school can be an overwhelming, and often stressful time for students. Whether freshmen, who have never experienced the vigor of high school, or returning...

Sophomore Cayden Heddleston scans the QR code that allows her to schedule an appointment for her counselor. Students can scan their QR codes around campus to meet with their counselor.

What counselors actually do

Saydria Ostler, Editor-in-Chief August 12, 2022

At the beginning of the school year, students are not the only ones on campus flooded with new responsibilities. The counselors are in charge of schedules and student well-being, and they face an influx...

Stress during holidays affects more than visible

Stress during holidays affects more than visible

Madeleine Nseir, Editor December 14, 2021

A holiday encompasses more than just one day. Rather, the holiday season stretches out to be a whole month, if not more, of cheer, joy, and generosity. Not only including holidays, throughout the season,...

Junior Dipti Patel is repaying the community in a plethora of ways. She has become part of Teen Lifeline where she offers help to teens in need.

Mental health matters; giving back to teens

Talya Gabay, Staff Reporter December 1, 2021

When volunteering, it is important to volunteer for things you love. For some, it can be working at a food drive or helping out at an animal shelter. For junior Dipti Patel, she enjoys helping teens share...

New helping hands in Mindfulness Room

Saydria Ostler, News Editor November 15, 2021

The Mindfulness Room (C105) welcomes two new interns: Bridget Baker and Brenton Montgomery. They work to support all students who are struggling with their mental health in a variety of ways, such as support...

Lindsay Taylor has been working at Perry for four years now. She is available on campus Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

Defining mental health: Q and A with on-campus social worker Lindsay Taylor

Madeleine Nseir, Staff Reporter September 20, 2021

MN: Do you think that there’s a stigma surrounding mental health? LT: I do, but I think it’s more in society and with older generations. I actually think that the [high school students’] generation...

LGBTQ member, senior Clare Hale, stands prideful of her identity. Throughout her high school years, she has explored and become comfortable in who she is.

Navigating school as part of LGBTQ community

Madeleine Nseir, Staff Reporter September 20, 2021

High school is a time for students to learn, experience, and discover, but for the LGBTQ+ community, there may be extra challenges to gain the best high school experience.  When students do not have...

Senior Mason Mesias ends practice early before gameday. Football has their locker class 6th hour where they will usually discuss previous games or get in extra practice which flows into the hours they spend practicing after school.

Athletes struggle to cope with mental health

Sabrina Digne, Sports Editor September 20, 2021

In the world of sports, it is not uncommon for athletes to disregard their own mental health for the sake of success in their sport. It is human nature to always want to be successful and do the best you...

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