The Precedent

Nikolas Miller winds up for a pitch against Chandler on May 7. The boys lost that game, 9-2 in the winner’s bracket.

Senior pitcher leads boys baseball to playoff push

Jason Richey, Staff Reporter May 13, 2022

The boys varsity baseball team ended the regular season only winning two games against Basha and Chandler in the final nine games. The boys won their play-in 14-4 versus Tolleson and moved on to beat the...

Chandler Unified School District science fair was held on Feb. 29. Lotta Mozes (right), Jacob Andrews (middle), and Richard DeKelata (left) won first place in the mechanical engineering category at the fair with their project on Thermoacoustic (sound) cooling.

Science fair at the high school level

Meghan McGowan, Photo Editor March 2, 2022

The Chandler Unified School District science fair was held on Feb. 29. Most students from Perry that entered the fair were freshman finishing a STEM requirement. But three juniors, Lotta Mozes, Jacob Andrews,...

Arizona Senate stops 1.2 billion in budget cuts

Arizona Senate stops 1.2 billion in budget cuts

Meghan McGowan, Photo Editor March 2, 2022

On Feb. 21, the Arizona senate voted 23-6 in favor of overturning Aggregate Expenditure Limit. The Aggregate Expenditure Limit was introduced into the Arizona constitution in the 1980s, setting a school...

Black women leading new legacy

Black women leading new legacy

Madeleine Nseir, Editor December 14, 2021

Senior Layna Walker has always felt that she needed to make a bigger impact and statement in her community. That is why she founded the Black Girl Empowerment Club this year.   Walker explained her...

Magi plays Just Dance during a Puma Pals meeting. She has been a part of the club since her freshman year.

Senior Magi Brockman leads service across campus

Lindsey Harrison, Double Truck Editor December 1, 2021

She’s leading the Puma Pals meeting. She’s organizing another Leo Club charity project. She’s teaching a lesson in SPED. She’s raising her hand, answering another question in the back of the AP...

Junior black belt Minami Pituvong practices her skills at training. She is working with kids to help teach them Taekwondo as well.

Unseen skills: black belts on campus

Talya Gabay, Staff Reporter November 15, 2021

Martial arts is a sport that requires one to encounter both physical and mental endurance. Karate, Judo, and Jiu Jitsu are all common forms of martial arts. Learning martial arts helps develop important...

AP environmental teacher Jill Kenyon kayaks down the river with her husband. Mrs. Kenyon continues to bring her passion for the outdoors to Perry.

AP environmental science teacher begins to grow program

Reagan Reynolds, Staff Reporter October 22, 2021

In the 2021-2022 school year, Perry received a new teacher for AP Environmental Science, Jill Kenyon. Kenyon transferred from Hamilton High School with high hopes when she heard of the opportunity to teach...

Junior Ava Jorgensen hits a handstand directly on top of the bar in her uneven bar routine. Jorgensen has been a level 10 since 2018 which is the highest level of the Developmental, previously known as Junior Olympic, Program.

Gymnast builds promising future in college career

Sabrina Digne and Derek Fernandez September 20, 2021

Over summer, junior Ava Jorgensen verbally committed to Brigham Young University on a full-ride athletic scholarship. Jorgensen has been a gymnast for 12 years, and despite all the struggles she has faced...

 Senior baseball player Stephen Hernandez prepares to pitch during a home game. Hernandez finished last season with a 5.25 Earned Run Average (ERA), which is the number of runs the pitcher allows every nine innings.

Pitcher selected to play in All Star event

Jackson Bergholz, Staff Reporter August 27, 2021

On October 1-3, senior baseball player Stephen Hernandez will be competing in the New Balance Future Stars Series Main Event (NBFSS) at Fenway Park, the stadium of the Red Sox. Forty up-and-coming baseball...

Friend of senior Makenna Webb photographs Webb for her singles cover photo. The single is released on all platforms including, but not limited to, Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, and TikTok.

Senior professionally releases single

Madeleine Nseir, Staff Reporter May 14, 2021

“Dedicated, passionate, and unique”: three words former Perry student, photographer and friend, Kenna Ketcher used to describe senior Makenna Webb and her singing. Webb recently accomplished a personal...

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