Peru High School offers a healthy handful of extracurricular opportunities that interest and engage students; including PHS Track. Track is a spring sport that includes various athletic contests that push an athlete not only physically, but also mentally. Season began mid-February and it is coached by Edwards, Bennett, Butte, and Shaffer. Students are able to […]
Author: Ellie Parkman
Drama Club at PJSHS is recruiting new Jr and Sr high members! They are officially recognized as a Thespian Troupe with the Educational Theatre Association, which means they can start inducting students into the fraternity and compete at various competitions throughout the year. Their next meeting will be April 19 after school. At that meeting, […]
Extended School Year?
Many highschools across the globe are opening up to the idea of enforcing a student’s worst nightmare, year-round school. Does every student see this as a threat? Can it possibly be beneficial to a student’s education? Most would immediately say no, so why would it even be considered? There is a lot to argue on […]
Upcoming Events at PJSHS
Spring time is just around the corner! The season of growth, sun, new life, and lots of rain. It is just starting to warm up a bit in Indiana and the sun is thawing the frozen ground. The last bits of snow are melting away and soon enough, hours of daylight will lengthen. Spring break […]
People all across the globe feel a change in emotions around winter time, others enjoy it, but a large percent of people feel negatively when the temperature starts to get colder. Is this drastic change in emotions just a coincidence? Or is there really some type of science behind why people get the winter blues? […]
This upcoming Thursday, February 2nd, 2023, is Groundhog Day. This holiday is celebrated annually in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania and it is solely dependent on the town’s beloved groundhog, Phil. But why was this unique holiday started and how does it work? The first ever Groundhog Day began on February 2nd, 1887. The rodent ritual was greatly […]
The latest poll conducted by The Peruvian was for trending albums. The trending albums came from Spotify. The results show that PJSHS students and Peruvian viewers liked Morgan Wallen’s album –Dangerous: The Double Album the best.
With Christmas break just around the corner, Peru JR/SR High School has conducted dress-up days! Christmas Countdown posters can be found around the school and showcase the upcoming festivities. These dress-up days start on Friday, the 9th, and end on the last day before break, Tuesday, the 20th. Friday 12/9- Mad 4 Plaid Wear your […]
Staff Feature – Mr. Paul Frye, Principal of PJSHS
Welcome to the Peruvian’s first edition of PJSHS Staff Features. The school newspaper crew is starting this new series off strong by featuring our principal, Mr. Frye. The following interview was conducted by Co-Editor and Chief, Aiden Stewart. Q: Do you have any plans to improve this school year? A: “When I took this job […]
The First Snow at the Right Time
It’s finally here! Peru’s first snow struck us with a surprise on November 12th, 2022. Some might say that it’s too early, but I think our first snowfall came just in time to prepare for the upcoming festive season. Last Thursday, November 10th, was unusually warm for late fall weather. With a high of 72 […]