The Precedent

Theatre taking it to state again

Peyton Flake, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2014


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Perry’s APAC class is going to the State One-Act festival again, following last year’s first place win at the same competition. This year’s entry is a musical, which separates it from the other student-led productions that often compete at State. The show is a condensed version of the Broadway hit ...

Art teacher paints student for auction

Art teacher paints student for auction

Haley Brown, Staff Writer

March 6, 2014


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The art department has combined music and a canvas for a great cause. At a Chandler Educational Foundation Fundraising event on Aug. 16, 2012, Perry’s string quartet was invited to perform and orchestra teacher Alex Zheng captured a uniquely blurry picture of junior Rachel Shoenberger playing the ...

Young writers take a hand at self publication of novels

Jolene Cooperrider & Kathryn McFaul, Staff Writer

March 6, 2014


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Writing is not only an easy form of entertainment; but it is a way to create a new imaginative world the writer has invented.  Young writers have become more common in this day and age. Books written by the younger generation bring new perspectives such as a certain form of depth or voice that many ol...

Where to eat for Valentines Day

Ashley Elliott

February 10, 2014


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Valentine’s Day is an exciting night to be with your date. If you want to have a genuine, eventful night, you have to start off having dinner somewhere right. Dinner is an important factor of Valentine’s Day; if you have a bad experience, the rest of the night is ruined. To avoid an embarrassing...

No one else can have you a comedic murder to entertain

No one else can have you a comedic murder to entertain

Kathryn McFaul, Staff Writer

February 10, 2014


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Before reading “No One Else Can Have You” by Kathleen Hale, a word of warning is given, readers must embrace their inner weirdo. Taking place in Friendship, Wisconsin where they never have to lock a door... until the  town's population goes from 689 to 688.  Kippy Bushman is 16, and her best fri...

New self-serve frozen yogurt shop, Menchies

Haley Brown, Staff Writer

February 10, 2014


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Due to the increasing demand of frozen yogurt, new stores are popping up everywhere, including close to home. Menchie’s is the new self-serve frozen yogurt shop located on Gilbert and Germann next to Chipotle and near Jamba Juice. Its playful colors and theme attract crowds to taste their delicious fl...

One-Acts lets students show their stuff

Peyton Flake, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2014


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Halloween is gone, and the holiday season is almost in sight, but many students are hard at work on something other than decorations. The upcoming Senior-Directed One-Acts, which perform November 25 and 26, allow students to write, cast, direct, and show their own original work to an audience. “It g...

Perry theatre rocks it’s way to nationals

Peyton Flake, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2014


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The latest regional Arizona acting competition ended in success as 19 of the school's theatre students qualified to compete at the International Thespian Festival. The theatre program walked away with 18 Superior and 11 Excellent scores. For many of those students who get to compete at Nationals this ...

‘Hairspray’ is set to entertain

Peyton Flake, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2014


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Our school’s latest theatrical endeavor, "Hairspray" is a great show filled with fun tunes and humor, but it also packs an important message. “It’s definitely a show about acceptance,” Mason Welch, who plays the lead role of Link Larkin, commented. The musical was inspired by the 1988 film, which l...

Mrs. Carter comes out with a visual album

Mrs. Carter comes out with a visual album

Josh Hernandez, Staff Writer

February 10, 2014


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Last December ended in a bang when Beyoncé surprised the world by releasing her fifth studio album Beyoncé. The album was revealed at midnight on December 13th. The record has 14 tracks and 17 videos making it Beyoncé's first visual album. Beyoncé and her team started the project in the summer o...

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