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The Precedent

Doyle makes major stride in recovery from stroke

Doyle makes major stride in recovery from stroke

Valerie Burgess, A&E Assistant Editor
November 9, 2015
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Nearly one year since enduring a stroke which left her partially paralyzed, Hope Doyle climbed back in the saddle again. Last November she fell ill with an extreme fever, which caused her to suffer a stroke. Since that time she has gone through a lengthy recovery that has included physical therapy t...

Reaching Out

Reaching Out

Michelle Bolden, Staff Reporter
November 6, 2015
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Art, in all forms, has the ability to encourage, enlighten, and empower. Senior dancer Brooke Miller experienced this when she choreographed a dance featured in the Paint Phoenix Purple youth dance contest to help raise awareness for worldwide domestic violence. Founded by The City of Phoenix Domestic Viol...

Stranded in a South Korea

Stranded in a South Korea

Molly Ogden, Staff Reporter
November 6, 2015
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Three months of no responsibilities would seem like three months of heaven on earth to most people. For junior Daniel Shin, the next few months looks more like a three month sentence than a three month paradise.         Shin had the opportunity to visit his extended family in South Korea over f...

The karate kids

The karate kids

Lauren Neilsen, Staff Reporter
November 6, 2015
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The martial arts have been an ancient and prevalent practice essentially since the beginning of time. Even now, they are still thriving. Perry students Andrew Dillingham, Nikki Galvez, and Lincoln Luse are a few of the many who continue to participate in the various forms of the time-honored exe...

History teacher narrates Emmy winning documentary

History teacher narrates Emmy winning documentary

Kylie Vacala and Cassie Nielsen
November 6, 2015
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Principal Dan Serrano calls him the “voice of Perry.” His colleagues call him inspirational; his students call him their favorite. History teacher John Prothro loves his job. He teaches history classes throughout the day, runs the public address at home, sporting events at night, and was a part o...

Resilient freshman teaches PHS to never lose Hope

Resilient freshman teaches PHS to never lose Hope

Valerie Burgess, Staff Reporter
September 23, 2015
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Dedicated, determined, and caring are just few of the words that can describe freshman Hope Doyle. Most students on the first day of school think about what to wear or who to sit by at lunch. Hope was simply grateful to be alive. An honors student at Payne Junior High, Hope enjoyed soccer and hors...

Halladay brothers start company; Kindred Goods thrives at Perry

Halladay brothers start company; Kindred Goods thrives at Perry

Rylee White and Kendall MacGregor
September 22, 2015
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Companies and students have gotten their start on campus and Kindred Goods Co. is no different. Junior Beecher Halladay, created his own graphic design company along with his older brother, Truman Halladay. The company sells a variety of t-shirt designs. Kindred’s main logo is a square knot, “t...

Sports broadcaster stands out in his field

Sports broadcaster stands out in his field

Kylie Vacala, Staff Reporter
September 22, 2015
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Joran Palacio, Perry sports broadcaster, has worked hard to achieve his dreams of becoming a sports broadcaster. His passion for sports and commentating came together to make him a play-by-play expert. Palacio first discovered his interest for sport broadcasting shortly before entering high school. “ I...

The Last Curtain Call

The Last Curtain Call

Savannah Ostler, Staff Reporter
September 22, 2015
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After being an educator for 40 years, Jim Fountain, Theatre and Film Study teacher, has decided to make his last curtain call. Fountain appeared as the grandpa, Martin Vanderhof, in the most recent and his last play at Perry, “You Can’t Take it With You.” Although Fountain appeared and acted...

Gymnast receives full-ride scholarship to OSU

Gymnast receives full-ride scholarship to OSU

Lauren Neilsen and Kylie Vacala
September 22, 2015
Filed under Features, Sports

On a typical day, junior Kaitlyn Yanish wakes up at 5:15 a.m. for her zero hour class, staying at school until 11:40 a.m. to finish her 4th hour class. Yanish then goes to a five hour long gymnastics practice for her club, Arizona Dynamics Gymnastics. After practice, she then goes back to her house to...

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