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After bumpy start, baseball finishes inside top 6

After bumpy start, baseball finishes inside top 6

Zach Klein, Sports Editor
May 24, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

It is never easy to be at peace with a playoff loss, especially late in the postseason - especially when your team will lose 12 of the 25 rostered players to graduation. The class of 2017 has one of the largest senior classes in both school enrollment and baseball players, and this year’s startin...

Vape: a cultural phenomenon

McKell Park and Kade Whatcott
May 23, 2017
Filed under Features

Yet another trend has propelled its way into the lives of teenagers; vape. The trend that has clouded the minds of high schoolers all over. But why is it so trendy? Or a better question, how did vaping come to be? Where did it all start? Vaping, or the use of e-cigarettes (e-cigs), was and has been a s...

PHS comes through for Irion family

PHS comes through for Irion family

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter
May 23, 2017
Filed under News

When Perry holds a fundraiser to help a fellow Puma, the school comes together as a family to support them. This year Perry has held a large fundraiser for a science teacher’s, Jerald Irion’s, wife, who was involved in an accident on Apr. 20. In response to the incident, Perry came together and resolved to raise ...

Boys doubles prepares for state tennis tournament

Boys doubles prepares for state tennis tournament

Lauryn Zachary, Staff Reporter
April 26, 2017
Filed under Sports

The tennis team has been relentlessly preparing to dominate their competition at the state tournament on Apr. 25. They have repeatedly shown their talent at numerous tournaments this season and are excited to prove it at state this year. What really makes both the teams successful is their determinat...

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...

Men’s volleyball flies to the top of the rankings

Men’s volleyball flies to the top of the rankings

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter
April 25, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

With 32 games under their belt, men’s volleyball players is fighting to maintain their fourth-in-state ranking. Their record so far is 23-10-4, with only two games left before the playoffs begin. Although the Pumas are not doing as well as they hoped, they are still confident in their abilities to...

DECA students win two state awards in Career Development Competition

DECA students win two state awards in Career Development Competition

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter
March 10, 2017
Filed under News

The DECA students went to Tucson on Feb. 26, and for three days, they competed in the Career Development Competition. They won two state awards titled the Platinum Club Award and the Century Club Award. The three national awards include the Campaign Award, Membership Award, and the Outreach Award. Perry...

What to expect for the week of morp

What to expect for the week of morp

Nikki Soto, Staff Reporter
February 24, 2017
Filed under News, Uncategorized

On March 4, Perry’s parking lot will be transformed from an everyday space to a kaleidoscope of colors. The ‘Color Craze’ morp dance is nearing closer, and along with it, a great deal of spirit. Join in on the fun by coordinating your outfits with these spirit days: Monday, Feb. 27: Green Day  --Show...

Immigrants facing nugatory remarks needs to stop

Immigrants facing nugatory remarks needs to stop

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter
February 7, 2017
Filed under Opinions

People like jokes that are funny. But once the joke becomes personal, it isn’t funny anymore. Immigrants are being targeted on a daily basis everywhere in America, even at Perry. I have been the butt of these immigrant jokes numerous times. If the joke is funny then it is funny. But if the people who ...

Women in military lacking in front-line combat roles

Women in military lacking in front-line combat roles

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter
February 7, 2017
Filed under News

Women are flocking to the medical and teaching fields in large masses; which is why these fields are mostly known to the public as ‘pink-collar.’ However, when taking a glance at the military in general, why are there not as many women as the ‘pink-collar’ jobs? There are ‘pink-collar’ jo...

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