The Precedent

The Honors Research students In a group photo holding up their science fair awards. Almost all of them won 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place awards for their projects.
Features(Left to right, bottom top)– Junior Mikey Swart(1st Place), Junior Maeli Rush(1st Place and Best of Fair), Senior Adison Derbas(2nd Place), Junior Nadia Shovkovy(2nd Place), Junior Claire Schwartz(3rd Place), Junior Alex Jaber(1st Place), Sophomore Hayden Barbosa(Honorable Mention), Junior Maddox Turner(3rd Place), Senior Jake Catania(3rd Place)

Science Fair, On the Clock

Henry Honeycutt, Staff Reporter March 10, 2023

When talking about the science fair, many students will think back to elementary school since in many instances schools required it. Although most students disliked the project for taking so much time...

New Shake Shack works up an appetite

March 22, 2021

The food foundation of America contains two very important factors: burgers and milkshakes. A classic that has continued down the line of the foody history.  A new Shake Shack has opened in the SanTan...

The photo, featuring junior Ellie Butler, chosen to be featured on the cover of Gilbert Lifestyle Magazine. The photo was taken by AP Photography student, Jadyn Clement.

Cover of community magazine features Perry student’s work

Anna Myers, Features Editor May 10, 2020

For most high school students and adults, childhood hobbies do not often come to fruition later on in life. Not many twenty year olds are interested in the same things that they were when they were three....

The new documentary premiered at the Sundance Film Festival  Jan. 23

Taylor Swift shines in revealing new documentary

Lindsey Harrison, Staff Reporter February 7, 2020

On a Friday night in late January, I dragged my friends to a crowded theatre at Alamo Drafthouse. We were there for the premiere of “Taylor Swift: Miss Americana”. We were surrounded by other fans...

Boone defines respect in sports

Boone defines respect in sports

February 6, 2020

In 2013, Joelyn Boone started at Perry by helping with the football team which eventually led to her position as the first female weights coach. Principal Serrano, knowing Coach Boone’s background, eventually...

Senior Manuel Trejo from Sonora, Mexico, 
junior Julian Sandoval from Chuhuahua, Mexico, and sophomore Bang Nguyen from Vietnam.

Three students navigate high school while learning to speak English

Gavin Brennan, Staff Reporter December 13, 2019

From picking out a prom dress, to finishing that one essay for American History, to navigating a football game, high school can foster a multitude of challenging situations, both socially and academically.  Now...

Senior Sareya Taylor speaks on the student panel sponsored by the YES program for Perry faculty members at the October staff meeting. It was an opportunity for teachers to ask questions about equity in the classroom and get students’  responses.

Equity program’s aim is that “every student can be successful,” and is not political, district says

Anna Myers, Features Editor November 15, 2019

Are you legal? Oh. You’re planning on going to college? These kinds of questions are a common weekly occurrence for senior Sareya Taylor.  Taylor is Native American, and this story is not an...

Senior Amira Johnson. SR

District-wide Deep Equity leads to understanding

Amira Johnson, Staff Reporter November 14, 2019

Diversity is great and embraced in schools, communities, and society.  Diversity is not simply a mix of cultures, but also celebrating every individual who is different, unique and learning to accept...

Has teaching 9/11 become obsolete?

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor September 26, 2019

With the anniversary of 9/11 having come and gone within the past 18 years, each graduating class moves on with their life, and students have become more dissociated and less connected with the tragedy,...

Students pour out of the south exits of the C-building last Thursday morning. The new addition to the C-building has more than 30 new classrooms that can house approximately 1,000 students at any time, and only one shared staircase with the original C-building.

GRIDLOCKED: School adjusting to new building

Alexander Connors, Staff Reporter August 30, 2019

After a year of construction, the new wing to the C-building has finally opened, allowing teachers to have their own classrooms and students to have more room inside their classes. Many problems arose,...

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