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Q and A: back to school

Presley Plant, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2020

How do you think this year will be different from the rest? Regardless of age or grade level, there have been many worries circulating about the various aspects of returning to in-person instruction.  For example, senior Aubrey McAlister fears that freshmen will have an abrupt and unique start of ...

Administration rolls out back to school protocol

New arrows will serve as directive markers for students during the busy passing periods.

Anna Myers, Managing Editor

October 1, 2020

Two hundred and twenty-one days.  As of Oct. 13, the first day that CUSD high school classes will meet in-person this year, the hallways will have remained unoccupied by students for two hundred and twenty-one days.  Now, as students and staff prepare to transition back in a post COVID-19 setting, s...

Online school brings trouble for history teacher

AP World History teacher, Mr. Prothro.

Rachel Smith, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2020

One of the many issues facing residents of Perry has been the online trend known as “Zoombombing” or “Zoom raiding.” Here, we will be discussing this phenomenon and one history teacher’s experience with this new viral trend. What is Zoombombing? “Zoombombing” refers to when an individual join...

SUMM continues to speak out

Board members Lindsay Love and Laura Bruner meet with club members to discuss the Period Project.

Anna Myers, Managing Editor

September 21, 2020

It has become apparent that younger generations worldwide are increasingly interested in bringing about change that leads to reform, whether that be in an environmental, political, or social atmosphere.  One club at Perry was formed for exactly that purpose.  The Students United for Modern M...

Lindsey Clouse: practicing and preparing

Lindsey Clouse has been part of the puma regiment for four years.  She has been in various bands while in high school.

Lydia Hampton

April 26, 2020

Senior year is a time for rites of passage as one chapter of life comes to a close and another opens. School shutdowns due to the COVID-19 outbreak have put a halt to this chapter, and stripped many students of their usual opportunities.  Lindsey Clouse is a senior that, like most, has been left wonder...

Teachers’ thoughts on new grading system

Infinite Campus where grades are now being inputted can only raise grades.

Vivian Duong, A&E Editor

April 19, 2020

With the continuation of online schooling, the Chandler Unified School District has set a guideline as to how the rest of the school year will follow concerning how the grading system will continue. The system has now been set for the students in a way that grades can now only be used to raise 3rd Q...

Social media app utilized for school assignments, homework

English class made TikToks for assignment. Later presenting them in class.

Presley Plant, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

The use of social media for educational purposes is expanding into teachers’ daily assignments for students, as educators are now assigning social media projects to “become more visible on campus and make it fun,” Fara Sadler, the Movéo dance teacher, explains. Students are now using Instagram, Snapchat, ...

Is online learning as convenient as it is made out to be?

Is online learning as convenient as it is made out to be?

Sabrina Digne, reporter

March 5, 2020

Online classes are supposed to make the lives of students easier and cooperate with the schedules of kids who do not go to school full day; at least that is what some think. Whether it is due to sports or other outside activities, or simply because they prefer learning online, the opportunity is for ...

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 asked her to start the strength program for all the sports, which for the first time, also...

Female coaches are national reality

Female coaches are national reality

Gavin Brennan, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2020

Seeing women do the jobs that men usually take on has been unusual for the past years, but now the rate of women taking on men's jobs has been constantly growing. When people think of coaches for men’s sports, they go straight to thinking that only men have the ability to coach male athletes. Coachin...

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