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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...

Joi Morrison: a powerful gymnast with powerful faith

Morrison flying high doing back breaking moves at Arizona Dynamics.

Sabrina Digne, reporter

March 5, 2020

Joi Morrison is a level 10 gymnast at Arizona Dynamics and a senior here. She has been doing gymnastics for 15 years and has no plans of stopping after high school.  In 2017, Oregon State University offered Joi a full-ride gymnastics scholarship and she verbally committed to the school. However, ...

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 ...

Model UN trio defies all odds at conference

Club Model UN stand tall as they place second over all at the Model UN conference at Mesa Community College

Vivian Duong, A&E Editor

March 2, 2020

With little representation in the club, Model UN brought back a huge win for not only the school, but for themselves as well after a conference competing with schools around the state.  Model UN here on campus was one school out of many at the Mesa Community College conference that provided student...

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...

End of controversial Deep Equity and YES programs in CUSD

Corwin Deep Equity is being utilized in school districts throughout the states highlighted in purple. The program was implemented in Chandler Unified up until the district's recent decision to phase it out.

Anna Myers, Features Editor

January 16, 2020

After months of controversy, parent complaints, and community concerns, the CUSD governing board has officially begun to phase out the Corwin Deep Equity program, based on the essays of Dr. Gary Howard. The curriculum was introduced at the beginning of 2019 as a part of the board’s Journey 2025 plan ...

Art expressed through effects of drug usage

Art expressed through effects of drug usage

Tiffany Martinez, staff reporter

December 13, 2019

Art is a passion of many students around campus, and among all of the students involved in the art programs at Perry, junior Julia Allen gives her art style a new twist by expressing her art through the effects of drug usage. Allen began drawing at a young age and was influenced by her dad and grandma...

Tayler Dale creates inclusive ELLA club

Tayler Dale creates inclusive ELLA club

MaCayela Hanks, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

Senior Tayler Dale sets an inspirational example of taking action. Dale was in the English Language Learners Assistants (E.L.L.A.) program last year as a junior, the club only having a few students who mainly spoke spanish. As a senior, Dale has grown along with the program. This is the first year Perry Hi...

Jaidyn DeStefano Alai is an ice skater in the desert

Jaidyn DeStefano Alai is an ice skater in the desert

Lindsey Harrison, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

Jaidyn DeStefano Alai spends 10-20 hours every week perfecting her ice skating skills.  A figure skater, the sophomore has been performing on ice since she was eight years-old. She occasionally has to miss school and other life events due to practices, competitions and performances. “I rememb...

Clifford’s Debater Spirit

Clifford's Debater Spirit

Paige Luedtke, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

“I will always be an advocate for it [Speech and Debate] because I know it helped me”

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