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Leslie Jones: teacher, singer, and world traveler

Leslie Jones: teacher, singer, and world traveler

McKell Park, Staff Reporter
February 8, 2017
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When you walk into Ms. Jones classroom you can’t help but notice her energy that immediately fills the room. Whether you’re a teacher or student her zeal and passion for teaching is hard to miss. Leslie Jones has already made an impact on the students and environment  at Perry, and it’s onl...

Getting to know JenDo

Getting to know JenDo

Alison Sandoval, Staff Reporter
February 8, 2017
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With her incredible dance moves and loving personality, math teacher Jennifer Dominguez (also known as JenDo) mixes fun and math together. If it was not for one of her friends at Northern Arizona University, she probably would not be teaching here. Not only is Dominguez hilarious and really fun to...

Dear Dorris

Dear Dorris

Courtney Page, Staff Reporter
February 7, 2017
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With her wide smile and contagious laugh, English teacher Katie Dorris brings tired and bored sophomores and juniors to life. Great Gatsby characters Tom Buchanan and Myrtle Wilson look sulkily at the back of the heads of students as they laugh along to Dorris’ amusing anecdotes. Now going on her...

Robotics version of Pinewood Derby Competition

Robotics version of Pinewood Derby Competition

February 7, 2017
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You might be surprised at the amount of collaboration behind robotics. But for members of Robotics Club, the time-intensive preparation and competition hold more than long code, meticulous calculation, and careful machining. Instead, it lays the foundation of teamwork and the edge of ambition. Robot...

Rothery’s unique teaching style helps students in every way

Rothery’s unique teaching style helps students in every way

Tucker Marmie, Staff Reporter
February 6, 2017
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Teachers, one of the most underpaid professions out there, yet one of the most influential professions out there. It takes a special person to have dedication in such an underappreciated job. Luckily for the last 22 years, some students have been lucky enough to be blessed with math teacher Thom...

Kimberly Oltmanns: how reading has shaped her life

Elisa Thomas, Staff Reporter
February 6, 2017
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Kimberly Oltmanns never imagined she would be a high school teacher and a high school coach. Growing up school was the last place she wanted to be for the rest of her life. But the experiences life gave her lead her back to where it all started. While she was in college she spent a lot of time soul-searching...

No boundaries: Teacher travels the world

No boundaries: Teacher travels the world

Sydney Wolfe, Staff Reporter
February 6, 2017
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Many miss out on the prodigious opportunity to travel the world, and many think that teachers are underpaid. Here is a woman who defies all of those stereotypes. From high-end restaurants in Mexico to Mayan ruins art teacher, Lorena DeCristofaro has done it all. Being able to discover a different...

Angela Gardner: political powerhouse

Kade Whatcott, Staff Reporter
February 6, 2017
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Everyone has to take US/AZ government as a senior. Many of these students receive the chance to learn from Las Vegas native, Mrs. Angela Gardner. With her sarcastic attitude, a bachelor's in Political science and knowledge of all things government, students receive their knowledge of our nation's ...

John Prothro: story teller

Madilyn McFarland, Staff Reporter
February 6, 2017
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Proper, hard-working, inspiring are only a few words used to describe history teacher, John Prothro. He has taught now for 32 years and has yet to lose any passion for the work he does, calling all his students by their last names as a sign of the respect he has for them. As said by junior John Nazi about this one-...

The man, the myth, the legend

The man, the myth, the legend

Milan Andrade, Staff Reporter
February 6, 2017
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History teacher John Prothro has turned heads in the community for being one of the best history teachers in the Chandler Unified School District. With a plethora of awards including an Emmy,  Mr. Prothro continues to stay courteous and respectful. Accomplished is only one of the many words that can be used to ...

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