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Bob Harpur retires after 2016-2017 school year

Lauren Fountain, Staff Reporter
April 26, 2017
Filed under Features, News

For many freshmen, Bob Harpur is the first history teacher with whom they interact on campus. An AP World History and AP Human Geography teacher, Harpur’s time at Perry is only one period of a teaching career spanning nearly three decades. Upon meeting Harpur, it is no question why his teaching impact...

Push for AP is factor in increased test numbers contributing extra funding

Sarah Lankford and Kylie Vacala
March 10, 2017
Filed under Double Truck

Advanced Placement testing is an opportunity for students to test their knowledge at the end of the year and receive college credit. While these AP tests are beneficial for a student's academic success, they also become factors in bettering the environment of the campus as this opportunity for college...

Jasper Lee’s success in magic captures school attention

Jasper Lee’s success in magic captures school attention

Sarah Cheang, Staff Reporter
November 15, 2016
Filed under News

Hidden talents roam the halls daily, and for those like junior Jasper Lee, people can begin to take notice of such novelty. His love for magic began around the age of five, but he never thought he would be able to pick up a deck of his own. Lee began practicing magic his freshman year after a...

Safety drills not just for students and staff

Safety drills not just for students and staff

Emily Narducci, Staff Reporter
March 4, 2016
Filed under Double Truck

Students, faculty, and even first responders practice safety drills such as fire drills and lockdowns in order to prepare for the potential disasters that can occur. These drills serve as a foundation for most emergency situations in school. State law requires one fire drill per month and two lockdowns pe...

NHS selection process is too hard

NHS selection process is too hard

Molly Ogden and Savannah Ostler
March 1, 2016
Filed under Award Winners, Opinions

The prestige. The honor. The distinguishment. These are all perks that come with acceptance to the National Honor Society. NHS is one of the most competitive and esteemed groups on campus. Many students spend their first 2 years of high school working to qualify for an invitation for NHS. Let us rewind...

Lockridge says farewell to Perry

Lockridge says farewell to Perry

Sarah Campbell, Staff Reporter
September 4, 2015
Filed under Features

Friday, Sept. 4 will be a somber day as respected history teacher Brittney Lockridge spends her last day on campus. After nearly three years of educating students at Perry, she will be relocating. Her decision to depart was not an easy one as she is moving halfway across the country to Michigan in...

Myers third social studies dept. chair in 3 years

Valerie Burgess, Staff Reporter
August 29, 2014
Filed under News

Only days before the school year started, former Social Studies Department Chair Brandon Keeling was promoted to the Dean of Students. With the Department chair empty, Principal Dan Serrano interviewed several interested candidates for the sudden opening of the roll during the first week of school. “Typically...

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