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CLASS OF 2020: A look at Precedent seniors

Dayton Jones, Sports editor

May 21, 2020

The senior class of 2020 who were on staff for the Perry Precedent all had different roles; some were on staff for one year and others for many. It didn't matter the length of which they took part in the paper, every one of them had a great impact. They may not be able to come back next year but all ...

Perry’s Best for Sports

Ashlyn Miner and Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2020

Football: Jackson Ford Senior, Jackson Ford has an amazing personality both on and off the field. He was one of the few not suspended from the team and remained a strong player through and through. He will continue his amazing exploits at Princeton University.   Swim and Dive: Kalli Fa...

Ella Gunkel: Someone with a beaming future

Ella Gunkel: Someone with a beaming future

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

May 13, 2020

Whether it is running the track field or performing with her fellow pommies, Ella Gunkel is there. For many people, bringing sports from their childhood and teenage years to college-level and beyond is a strenuous task that numerous do not succeed in. However, for Ella Gunkel, this is more than just...

Cover of community magazine features Perry student’s work

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.

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. Otherwise, we would have a lot more astronauts and fairy princesses living among us.  While thi...

Pandemic vs. Pom

Pandemic vs. Pom

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2020

By this point, the COVID-19 pandemic had affected everything that is considered normal on a global scale. Schools, businesses, and everyday activities have been shut down. The sports seasons which were scheduled for Spring have been canceled, and with this pom is included. In an effort to social distance, all pom pra...

Dylan Anderson: The future for Basketball

Dylan Anderson: The future for Basketball

Jaidyn DeStefano Alai, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2020

Dylan Anderson, a 6’11 sophomore basketball player has even taller dreams to reach of joining the NBA. Dylan has always had a love for basketball but started to get passionate about it just three years ago. He plays for not only Perry, but also for his EYBL (as in Nike Circuit), a club called Arizona...

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...

The rising unemployment among teens

New Dutch Bros. on Val Vista set to open on April 28.

Vivian Duong, A&E Editor

April 12, 2020

With the important stress among social distancing to contain the growing pandemic of COVID-19, jobs have become an issue to many individuals, whether it be finding work or to now being at an unemployment status.  “I’ve definitely thought about trying to find another job,” senior Kenneth Scott expl...

Thornton talks economics, online schooling

Trent Thornton teaches economics. He is now one of many teachers adapting to school closures.

Lydia Hampton

April 5, 2020

From online schooling to adapting assignments to each student’s need, it is no secret that teachers have been thrown into shouldering the toll of this pandemic. However, couple the unpredictability of online learning with the ever-changing future for food and hospitality service, and the weight of the ...

Senior Pallas poised for big season

Senior Trenton Pallas at bat during game against Skyline

JJ Fought, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

Trenton Pallas is a three-year varsity starter. To help his team when it has dealt with injuries, he has filled positions and moved from the infield to the outfield, back to the infield and now in 2020, back to right field once more.  “He is willing to do anything for the team,” said head coach...

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