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STEM Program limits students passions

STEM Program limits students passions

March 28, 2017
Filed under Double Truck, Opinions

As I completed my registration for freshman year, it did not occur to me that the short page-and-a-half application for a relatively new program would heavily shape the course of the next four academic years. Now five years after its conception, the STEM Program is presented as a means for students ...

Lack of female involvement in STEM program

Lack of female involvement in STEM program

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter
August 30, 2016
Filed under News

Every school has something unique to offer students. One unique program on campus is designed to prepare future doctors, engineers and scientists: STEM. Parker Olszak, a senior in the Honors Principles of Engineering class, says that “STEM is a stepping stool towards future development for engi...

EVIT may be Perry’s most untapped resource

Staff Editorial
April 26, 2016
Filed under Opinions

From the time a child is just five years old they are constantly pestered with the same vague question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” That very same question echoes in students’ minds from that day forward. Come freshman year of high school the lucky few of us might have an id...

Women step into new positions of authority

Women step into new positions of authority

Michelle Bolden, Staff Reporter
March 1, 2016
Filed under Opinions

If power was personified, it would likely be a stern, hard-faced man; the embodiment of masculinity. Personally, men are first to come to mind when I think of authority in the business world. However, we are evolving into a society in which women are able to step up and fill these positions just as we...

Senior class features first STEM group to graduate

Aja Diffin and August Bowers
December 14, 2015
Filed under News

The graduating class of 2016 is packed full of athletes, honor society members, and a tight-knit group of nearly 70 who will be the first to carry the title of “STEM graduates.” These students are individuals who have gone through one of two Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) program...

KTAR recognizes STEM program, Avery Scholz and Joe Greene

Caden Johnson, Staff Reporter
November 17, 2015
Filed under News

Senior Averie Scholz and Assistant Principal Joe Greene were recently featured on KTAR radio for the success of Perry’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) program. STEM has been a successful program on campus and has won several awards from various organizations throughout Arizona...

Stranded in a South Korea

Stranded in a South Korea

Molly Ogden, Staff Reporter
November 6, 2015
Filed under Features

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...

Sophomore aims for sky-high goals

Sophomore aims for sky-high goals

Sam Nabaty, Staff Reporter
September 4, 2015
Filed under Features

Graduating a STEM scholar and graduating early: two very ambitious goals to strive for. Sophomore Kirstyn Conroy aims to be the first combination of the two in school history. With her goals set high, Conroy will graduate as a part of the class of 2017, the second graduating class of STEM students at Perry...

STEM receives Golden Bell Award

Dayna Miller, Opinion's Editor
February 10, 2015
Filed under News

On Dec. 10-12, 2014 nearly 700 Arizona School Board members gathered in Phoenix for the 57th joint annual conference of the Arizona School Boards Association and the Arizona School Administrators Superintendents’ Division. Recipients of the Golden Bell Award have shown outstanding success in student...

Paving the way to a brighter future

Paving the way to a brighter future

Molly Ogden, Staff Reporter
September 25, 2014
Filed under Features

Among all of the girls in Arizona, there are only three recipients of the Young Women of Distinction award. One of these is fellow Perry Puma, Hannah Stevenson. You may be wondering, what is this Young Women of Distinction award?According to the Girl Scouts “Information For Applicants” page, this...

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