A Project for Better Journalism chapter


Government Shutdown: What You Need to Know

February 4, 2019 5:48pm | Noah Baptiste

Noah Baptiste, Staff Writer On December 22, 2018, the United States Federal Government shut down as President Donald Trump and the US Congress could not agree on a 2019 budget. Trump, who requested over $5 billion for a southern border wall fund, was denied by […]

The Hall Overcrowding

November 20, 2018 4:59pm | Amina Abubaker and Brynn Walper

The hallways in Perry Hall, as anyone who goes here will tell you, are overcrowded. Every school year more and more kids come in, and the school population has increased tenfold over the years. This inevitably leads to crowded hallways. This tends to make it […]

Boys’ Golf Team Historic Season

November 20, 2018 4:20pm | John Bryant-Dolan

On October 22nd the Perry Hall High Boys’ Varsity Golf team made it to the 4A State championship for the first time in school history. Lead by Coach Moen, the gators that traveled down to College Park for the tournament were Seniors Frank Sallese and […]

Election marks a win for Democrats, and for Larry Hogan

November 16, 2018 4:54pm | Damian Oxenrider

This recent election marks one of the most polarizing elections in history, with politicians returning to office, politicians replacing others, and a giant change in political power all around. Republican Larry Hogan defeated his Democratic opponent Ben Jealous here in Maryland, making him the second […]

The Wait For Turf Is Over

November 14, 2018 4:13pm | John-Bryant Dolan

After many months of delay, on Friday, October 23, students, teachers, administrators, parents, and local dignitaries gathered at Perry Hall High School for a groundbreaking ceremony for the new turf field. Work is scheduled to begin in November. Many student athletes and parents were disappointed […]

Perry Hall Theater’s Haunted House

November 1, 2018 3:24pm | Kendra Summers-Stephen

This past weekend marked the second year of the newly annual Perry Hall High School Haunted House. Many members of our theater program and several volunteers donated their time to set up and perform in the haunted house last Friday and Saturday. The theme (abandoned […]

How important are local elections?

October 26, 2018 4:44pm | Chidera Ofoh

There is a common misconception about elections. People seem to think that only presidential elections matter, but that is not the case. In fact, presidential elections are so broad that the issues or policies might not even affect your state. States can create, implement, and […]

Nike Under Fire

October 15, 2018 3:12pm | Imani Ferguson

Colin Kaepernick, a former NFL quarterback who sparked controversy after kneeling during the National Anthem, is under fire yet again. Kaepernick recently appeared in a Nike ad, which stated, “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.” Many people were angered by this. The […]

BCPS Laptop Controversy

October 9, 2018 8:36pm | Zoe Smedley, Jaheim Clark, Kayla Pettis

BCPS is trying to improve student’s learning by adding devices to schools. There is a lot of controversy around this decision. Students and parents question the decision because the money could’ve gone to more useful things like school staff, improving schools, HVAC systems, and Special […]

School Walkout for Gun Violence

March 14, 2018 3:43pm | Kendra Stephen, Staff Writer

Are you interested in the March 14th or the April 20th School Walk Out?   Do you know what you’re walking out for?   Would you like to have more in depth information?   March 14th – #ENOUGH Starting at 10:00 a.m., students will leave […]