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Perry teachers sound off on Deep Equity policy

Anna Myers, Features Editor

November 18, 2019

The recently introduced Deep Equity program has been met with both approval and criticism from Perry staff members. Here’s what your teachers have to say about the new policy. The Precedent editorial staff chose to keep the teachers’ names anonymous in order to protect their identity.   PRO: The...

Q&A with CUSD director of equity, Dr. Adama Sallu

Anna Myers, Features Editor

November 15, 2019

Dr. Adama Sallu is the director off equity and inclusion at the district. The Precedent staff got to have the following question and answer session with her on the topic of Deep Equity. ANNA MYERS: Who wrote/created the program? DR. ADAMA SALLU: Corwin through the work of Dr. Gary Howard developed...

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

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 unusual one. Over the past two years, the Chandler Unified School District has been working to subme...

Junior Jordyn Bookout designs own swimsuit line

Junior Jordyn Bookout designs own swimsuit line

Olivia Mulford, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2019

Teenage entrepreneur, Jordyn Bookout creates a swimsuit line for women. sixteen year old designs, finances, ships, and products all on her own.  In 2018 Jordyn was invited to a networking pool party for local teen artist, where she had made her first swimsuit and “fell in love with it” a year ...

Growing a Business with Homemade Pens

Growing a Business with Homemade Pens

Kenna Cassey, Social Media Director

November 8, 2019

A one of a kind restaurant. The Queen Creek Olive Mill. It is a restaurant, an olive farm, and a little shop! The olive mill not only has good food but also supports one of our local puma’s business.  Vincent Nardi, aka Vinny, is a sophomore here on campus and makes homemade pens. He has wooden a...

Regimented plan

Regimented plan

Lindsey Harrison, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2019

The Puma Regiment is one of the largest, hardest-working programs on campus. This group of 101 students compete across the state, perform during all home varsity football games, and get the Puma Nation hyped up on a regular basis. Throughout the course of a typical week, the students dedicate 15 hours...

Perry’s best: athletics

Abby Knoblock, Kenna Cassey, Anna Myers, Grant Sands, Devin Jernigan, Tyler McCracken, Holly Olszak, Leilanie Rios, Makayla Gee, Aubree Flores, and Macie Miller

May 21, 2019

Baseball- CJ Valdez Senior pitcher CJ Valdez is busy with keeping a .377 batting average, .68 pitching ERA. Along with keeping up on the field he is one of the team captains for varsity. His attitude keeps the team in check but also makes sure to have a close connection with everyone.   ...

How Social Media Affects Relationships

Kalany Rosado, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2019

The unrealistic standards social media sets for people's lives impacts relationships and expectations, friendships, and life. When you scroll through social media you are overwhelmed with the photos and videos being posted all the time with a feed that updates twenty four seven. These views on re...

Theories we’re looking forward to in ‘Avengers Endgame’

Drew Charlet, Web Editor

April 25, 2019

Avengers: Endgame is the end of the third phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe or known as the MCU. After Avengers: Infinity War fans around the world had their jaw dropped to the floor when Thanos destroyed half of the population with a snap of his finger. With all Blockbusters movie comes a handful o...

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