The Precedent

Theater receives title of REINING State Champs

Mackenzie Ness, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2015


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Coming back from spring break, Theater received the exciting news that they have been recognized as REINING State Champions just after receiving superiors at their final tournament, “The State 1-Act Competition.” Throughout the year, school teams battle each other at both the regional and state...

Jacob Morris croons tunes on debut album

Jacob Morris croons tunes on debut album

Molly Ogden, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2015


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Fame and fortune. Those two words have sparked the imaginations and dreams of millions. But in order for one to fulfill their dreams, there must be a plan of action. Senior Jacob Morris has just that. When he is not participating in theater here at Perry, or worrying about school work, Morris enjoys...

Bernier applies life experiences to classroom setting

Bernier applies life experiences to classroom setting

Mackenzie Ness, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2015


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Often a life in the media industry appears like a utopia: paparazzi, a large income, celebrities, and fine dining. However this is not reality, at least not at the beginning. Media teacher Brian Bernier has traveled this rocky trek firsthand – from pulling cable for local radio stations to traveling...

Athletes band together to include all students in sports, arts

Athletes band together to include all students in sports, arts

Mia Irvin, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2014


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Just before the curtains opened there was a silence, but not a quiet silence - the type you could feel. Students stood in nervous anticipation waiting behind the thick, navy curtains. As the curtains draw open, they look onto the crowd; the seats were filled with a cheering, enthralled, and teary-eyed...

Blurred lines of cheating: is there any solution to cheating in school?

Blurred lines of cheating: is there any solution to cheating in school?

Molly Ogden, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2014


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Sacrificing weekends and afternoons in favor of studying seems to be the typical way a hard-working high school student spends their free time. But when pressures mount and time disappears and 4.0 GPA slips out of reach, a good student might be tempted to sneak a peek at another student’s work. Only...

Paws for a Cause and football introduce cancer awareness campaign

Aja Diffin, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2014


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Paws for a Cause and the football team are banding together through the organization “Hats off for Cancer,” a campaign to raise awareness for the many types of cancer afflicting the community. Paws for a Cause club members will be joined by football players to accept donations of hats as well...

PREVIEW: Will volleyball have another killer season?

PREVIEW: Will volleyball have another killer season?

Jolene Cooperrider, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2014


Filed under Award Winners, Sports

With a ground breaking season last year for the girl’s volleyball team, the question remains: was it just a one hit wonder, or is it a legacy in the making? With head coach Fred Mann leading the way, many people have high hopes for 2014, especially when the Pumas posted a 11-5 record (best in schoo...

College athlete compensation

College athlete compensation

Ryne Edmondson, Staff Writer

May 20, 2014


Filed under Award Winners, Opinions, Sports

The main question plaguing college athletics today is where the boundary between receiving earned money and being given free money is. It’s a very grey topic to discuss, and many conflicting arguments are involved in the discussion. It would be hard to miss the presence of the National Collegiate...

Point/Counterpoint: Should college athletes get paid to play?

Point/Counterpoint: Should college athletes get paid to play?

Emma Fernandez, Staff Writer

May 20, 2014


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  Many college athletes argue that they should get paid because their dedication to the sport consumes any time they could spend working. However, the money that employed students and non-athletes receive from their paycheck typically goes towards college expenses like meal plans, tuition, room...

Baseball’s Ambedextrious Advantage

Ashely Elliot, Staff Writer

April 28, 2014


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Imagine being in one class and writing with your right hand and going to the next class and writing with your left. While that might seem like a disaster waiting to happen, this is the type of dynamic some of the hitters on the varsity baseball team use to benefit them at the plate. The ability to h...

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