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Art students show off creativity in a new light

Art students show off creativity in a new light

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter
March 7, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

With the school year quickly coming to an end, many of Perry’s fine arts departments are taking part in competitions, including Perry Theater Company and winter guard and drumline. This year, the Art Department getting in on the action as well. Drawing and Painting teacher Lorena DeCristofaro’s advanc...

Fifth installment of the Throne of Glass series keeps reader in suspense

Fifth installment of the Throne of Glass series keeps reader in suspense

Katie Duford, Staff Reporter
February 17, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Empire of Storms, published in Sept. 2016 and written by Sarah J. Maas, is the fifth book in the Throne of Glass series, but is not the last. The next book in the series is due to come out in May 2017. The story continues to journey through Celaena Sardothien’s life after coming to terms with h...

Mary Poppins’ sweet addition

Mary Poppins’ sweet addition

Madi Kimball, Staff Reporter
February 7, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

With a spoonful of sugar and an element of fun, the practically perfect musical, “Mary Poppins,” begins its run this April. This musical has a lot to offer with its on stage performance along with the behind the scenes action. The show was announced last May along with the fall show, “Twelfth...

Aspiring writers come together to share their masterpieces with peers

February 7, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

Imagine an atmosphere on campus in which your most creative stories are brought to life and shared in a way that inspires you and your peers. This concept has developed by way of the campus’s newly formed writers club. Students with a shared passion for writing gather together once a week after ...

Band begins recruitment for upcoming season

Sarah Cheang, Staff Reporter
February 6, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

The Perry High School band program awaits new students every year to aid in developing the music scene. To move this process along and guarantee enrollment, band director Brandon Kiesgen visits junior high schools during registration season to recruit future members. Kiesgen and current Perry band ...

Fluff It Marshmallows: delicious and unique

Fluff It Marshmallows: delicious and unique

Nikki Soto, Staff reporter
February 6, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Gooey marshmallows float like clouds atop scoops of ice cream, inside bowls of fresh graham crackers and on creamy coffee drinks. Fluff It Marshmallows provides these delicious creations and many others, offering an unforgettable way to satisfy a sweet tooth ever since Aug. 5, 2014. Located on G...

Winter guard attracts new members for 2016-2017

Winter guard attracts new members for 2016-2017

Asher Laufenburger, Assistant Sports Editor
December 16, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Winterguard is a “color guard activity performed indoors to recorded music, usually in a gym or arena.” This year open auditions were held, available for anyone to be on the team. The auditions were open so that, according to band director Brandon Kiesgan, “we [can] give people a chance to do something...

Theatre continues success at AZ Thespian Festival

Theatre continues success at AZ Thespian Festival

Madi Kimball, Staff Reporter
December 15, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Beyond the Perry spotlights, theatre is competitive on and off the stage. Perry theatre company and drama club, troupe 7424, recently went to Phoenix to take part in the annual Arizona State Thespian Festival on Nov. 17-19. Schools from across the state travel to participate in this two-day festival which...

Alamo offers unique dine-in experience

Kalista Rankins, Photo Editor
December 15, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Going to the theater to see a movie is not what it what it used to be. Plans for Arizona’s first Alamo Drafthouse, a Texas-based dine-in theater was originally supposed to be built in downtown Chandler but fell through, due to the agreement not working out. “It was a little bit of a blessing in dis...

Ideal Games for 2016 Holiday Season and Beyond

Ideal Games for 2016 Holiday Season and Beyond

Cameron Martin, Staff Reporter
December 15, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Battlefield One “What follows is frontline combat. You are not expected to survive.” Those are the words set on  a stark black background. Battlefield 1 is not like other first person shooters tailored for the next-gen consoles. Its campaign is not made up of one long campaign. Instead, it cent...

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