Tuba Cam a hit with Perrysburg Marching Band

By JOSHUA M. VALERA STAFF WRITER Have you ever wondered what it would be like to perform an adrenaline pumping half-time show? Well Alex Hertzfeld, 17, a junior at Perrysburg High School has made it possible. He used his new GoPro HD Web camera to film the half-time shows of the Jackets marching band at Friday night football games from the view atop his sousaphone — and the Tuba Cam was born. But little did Alex know his Tuba Cam

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Costume Day conundrum resolved

By ALANA MARSH STAFF WRITER This week, students at Perrysburg High School enjoyed the annual Spirit Days wearing pajamas to school, dressing patriotically, and dressing in crazy costumes, but the beloved Costume Day took a bit of fighting for. Although it had previously been announced that Wednesday would be Costume Day, students soon found out the administration was canceling and replacing Costume Day with Hawaiian Day and that students would no longer be permitted to wear costumes to school. “They closed [Costume Day] because

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Important issue on Nov. 6 ballot

By DALLAS STILES STAFF WRITER On Nov. 6, Perrysburg Schools will have a replacement school levy on the ballot. If you are old enough to vote and are registered to vote, this is the ballot issue that will affect you the most. If the levy is approved, school will continue as is with some improvements, but if the levy fails there will be a lot more cuts than just the soup at lunch. “This levy is a replacement levy from the

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What to eat for lunch: No longer a choice

COMMENTARY By ALANA MARSH STAFF COLUMNIST  Many students at Perrysburg High School have come to notice changes in the school lunches over the years. It began gradually with a switch in the kinds of cookies and a reduction in the days french fries were served. Then, as the 2012-13 school year began students came to realize that perhaps lunches would never be the same again. “There is a big push to make sure school meals across the country are offering

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Students speak out about Perrysburg High’s lunch menu

By HANYA EL-SHAMY and ABBI COIL STAFF WRITERS When it was decided by the eSomethin.com staff that we wanted more student voices in our coverage of new school lunches we turned to Mrs. Brownfield’s English 112 class. We had a discussion about the food that was offered at Perrysburg High School for lunch and the opinions varied wildly: What do you think?

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No soup for you!

Federal school-lunch rules are hard for some to swallow By JOSHUA  M. VALERA STAFF WRITER Students in Perrysburg High School are not happy to see that their most prized time of the day – lunch – has been changed, and not for the better, they say. They have noticed this school year that many items they loved in the lunch line have vanished. Missing from the cafeteria are the cookies and ice cream, and the pizza/Bosco Sticks are now whole wheat, but

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