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Wellness Room set to re-open with precautions

Mrs. Taylor's virtual classroom has links and resources for students at any time

Lindsey Harrison, A&E Editor

October 2, 2020

With school returning, students will have access to the Wellness Room with a couple of new rules and precautions to protect students and staff from COVID-19. Formerly called the Mindfulness Room, the Wellness Room will remain open and be available for students looking to bolster their mental health....

Support groups returning to Perry

Student is pictured filling out the support group consent form.

Ryann Jorgensen, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2020

Students are coming back and so are support groups. Since its opening in 2019, the mindfulness room has hosted various support groups for students during the conference period. Now, with school returning and conference gone, support groups are managing to stick around for those who need them.  &...

Coping with sadness and stress- one hobby at a time

Sophomore, Halle Gardner enjoys dancing as a way to recharge after a day at school.

Ashlyn Miner, News Editor

September 21, 2020

  Amid uncertainty and confusion, one thing is certain: COVID-19 has been hard for everyone, but especially high school students. With so much time at home, it is easy to feel sad or anxious as a result of feelings of boredom or loneliness. This school year, it is especially important to deve...

Taking a mindful minute: a way to relax and recenter

Lindsay Taylor, social worker, giving presentation to baseball team. Taylor has given presentations on the mindful minute to classes and sports teams.

Paige Luedtke, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2020

"It helps with focus and attention and decreases stress and anxiety" Lindsay Taylor

Perry’s new mindful addition to campus

Social worker Lindsay Taylor talks with students in mindfulness room.

Lydia Hampton, Staff Reporter

September 18, 2019

Mindfulness Room: Open to Anyone Who Needs a Minute The mindfulness room is Perry’s latest proactive step to combat issues related to mental health. Run by social worker Lindsay Taylor, aiming to create a safe space where all are welcome whether they need somewhere to calm down or even just to h...

PHS takes proactive step towards mental health

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

August 30, 2019

Living with depression, anxiety, self-harm impulses, personality disorders, and other disorders are a part of our daily reality. As time goes on, it almost seems as if these issues become increasingly common amongst youth, more specifically high school students nationwide.  Recently, as the world evolves to fit to the...

It’s time to fund equal opportunities, not guns

India Buckner- staff reporter

India Buckner, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2018

Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School woke up on Valentine’s Day expecting a day full of love and heart-shaped candies; instead they got fearing for their lives and bullets. During the last class of the day, a former student pulled the fire alarm and began his rampage of hate and terror...

School starting times too early

Madi Montoya, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2015

The dreaded alarm starts to beep at 6 am for most students, even earlier for those with a zero hour. Students drag their feet to get to school, only to almost fall asleep in the middle of first-hour algebra. If the point of school is to get a quality education, why is more sleep the only thing on our...

Think before you speak

Madi Montoya, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2015

High school within itself is very overwhelming--any student could tell you that. The pressures of high school are definitely something that scare not only incoming freshmen, but everyone who has ever been a secondary student. One of the biggest fears of entering high school has been Hollywood-ized forever:...

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