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Scholarships for Gamers

April 25, 2019

Most people have played video games at least once in their life, and some play them for just a couple hours after school. But very dedicated students in high schools around America grind out thousands...

Take Five with James Fountain

River Bradshaw, Staff Reminder December 18, 2018

He has a tournament named after him by a former student. He was one of two to be the first to be inducted as a 2005 inductee to the Arizona Forensics League Hall of Fame. He is super successful...

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Immigrants facing nugatory remarks needs to stop

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter February 7, 2017

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...

Texting while driving is more dangerous than teens believe it is

Texting while driving is more dangerous than teens believe it is

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter November 15, 2016

Texting while driving is the equivalent of signing your own and someone else’s death wish. People say, ‘it won’t happen to me’ in response to someone telling them that they might die if they...

Joran Palacio (12) conveying his ideas to his production team.

Leaving a Legacy

Senior Joran Palacio's success in play-by-play broadcasting earns him a nomination for Rocky Mountain Emmy
Cameron Martin, Staff Reporter September 29, 2016

As a play-by-play sportscaster of four years, senior Joran Palacio is finally getting his big break. As a finalist for a Student Production Award, Palacio is one of about 120 students nominated as part...

Prop 123: More Money More Problems?

Prop 123 promises $3.5 billion to Arizona schools, but is it too good to be true?
Nathan Tucker, News Editor April 22, 2016

Arizona schools are stuck in an unenviable position. Out of 50 states, Arizona placed 48th in amount of money spent for each student: every Arizonan child in K-12 education equaled $7,208 spent, according...

Editor and chief Emma Fernandez.

NHS process as hard as it needs to be

Emma Fernandez, Editor and Chief March 1, 2016

National Honors Society: the name means something. Students apply because it will look good on an application and there’s a reason for that. Not just anyone can get in. NHS only accepts the best of the...

Mug shot of staff reporter Molly Ogden.

NHS selection process is too hard

Molly Ogden and Savannah Ostler March 1, 2016

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...

Editorial: Scars left by social media post can last a lifetime

Aja Diffin and Sarah Campbell February 3, 2016

Every day we hear adults or our parents and authorities dole out constant warnings about what we post on social media. For most of us, those warnings go in one ear and out the other, thinking we have total...

Senior doubles as student and professional model

Senior doubles as student and professional model

August Bowers, Staff Reporter May 20, 2015

  Imagine walking down the streets in Los Angeles, New York, England, Australia, and all around the world; seeing your face on top of billboards and posters, advertising your work as one of the...

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