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Theatre seniors experience last curtain call

Theatre seniors experience last curtain call

Madi Kimball, Staff Reporter
May 25, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Rhea Johnston From a young age, Rhea Johnston has always been drawn to perform on the stage. She was first introduced to theatre at the age of three and has been doing it ever since. Through her four years in Perry’s theatre program, she has gotten the opportunity to play a variety of roles from...

Perry’s best: concert bands

Sarah Cheang, Staff Reporter
May 23, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Uncategorized

Brandon Hermreck Eleven years ago, a young Brandon Hermreck began his musical career after getting his hands on his father’s guitar. He was the first of his family to take interest in the field, so much so that he picked up the alto saxophone in fifth grade, then bass guitar, followed by tenor saxo...

Perry’s best: drawing, photography, and sculpture

Perry’s best: drawing, photography, and sculpture

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter
May 23, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Drawing: Senior Selina Lo Senior Selina Lo is known for her outstanding work ethic, excelling academia, and extraordinary artwork. People stare in awe at her art pieces, and with good reason. Her artistic talents began when taking art classes as a little girl, and continued until middle school. Lo ...

Seniors in choir sing their last note of the season

Seniors in choir sing their last note of the season

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter
May 23, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Features

Lily Brower Lily Brower, a senior who transferred to Perry in her sophomore year, is currently in all four choir sections. She is only one of two seniors to be in all four choirs. “I was in choir at my other school and I knew I liked it,” Brower said. “I’ve been in choir since I was aro...

New Starbucks drinks will help you survive finals

New Starbucks drinks will help you survive finals

Nikki Soto, Staff Reporter
May 4, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

The end of the school year is in clear view, but with the impending threat of finals blocking the path, it is hard to believe we will ever reach it. Just like Mario needs a Power-Up Mushroom, high school students need their own pick-me-up: coffee. Sure, Dutch Bros has many sugary delights, but Starbucks has be...

“Lost in a Book” adds new twist on classic fairy tale

“Lost in a Book” adds new twist on classic fairy tale

Katie Duford, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Lost in a Book, published in Jan. 2017 and written by Jennifer Donnelly, is a spin-off of the fairy tale Beauty and the Beast. Donnelly writes from Belle’s point of view. The story begins at a chess game between death and love, who are personified as two sisters. They are now on the next round of...

The “Practically Perfect” musical makes its debut

The “Practically Perfect” musical makes its debut

Madi Kimball, Staff Reporter
April 26, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Before the curtain opened, the cast and crew of “Mary Poppins” had put in hours of grueling work and preparation for the best production possible. Auditions were held right after winter break and the crew had been preparing ever since. “Mary Poppins” finally hit the stage on April 13 followed...

Art Collision: The Chandler Six

Art Collision: The Chandler Six

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter
April 26, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Art Collision: The Chandler Six has begun. The district invites all CUSD high schools to participate in their art competition. Traditionally, the Chandler Center for the Arts hosts an in-person-judging session to determine the top pieces, but this year they are switching it up. Drawing and Painting...

Choirs place at Worldstrides Onstage Festival

Choirs place at Worldstrides Onstage Festival

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter
April 25, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Perry Choir sang a perfect pitch at the Worldstrides Onstage Festival at Universal Studios Hollywood on  Mar. 30 to Apr. 2. Competing against six other schools, Intermediate Choir received second place silver, Concert Choir received first place gold, Women’s Advanced Choir received first place gol...

Girl’s Soccer Film “320 Minutes” Hits the Silver Screen

Girl’s Soccer Film “320 Minutes” Hits the Silver Screen

Cameron Martin, Staff Reporter
April 25, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Three hundred twenty minutes of soccer was what the team needed to win the state championships. That was the inspiration  behind the short, three-part documentary 320 Minutes, by the Perry Sports 4 team. The short documentary, headed by senior co-producers Joran Palacio and Noah Lau, follows the Pu...

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