The Precedent

Girls’ basketball: A defensive force to be reckoned with

Anna Myers, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2019


Filed under Features, Sports

What makes a good basketball player? “A team player,” is Madison Conner’s answer, the sophomore shooting guard on Perry’s girls team. “Somebody who’s willing to do what other people aren’t willing to do like working hard and doing the extra stuff.” The young team recently suffered...

Take Five with James Fountain

River Bradshaw, Staff Reminder

December 18, 2018


Filed under Award Winners, Double Truck, Features

He has a tournament named after him by a former student. He was one of two to be the first to be inducted as a 2005 inductee to the Arizona Forensics League Hall of Fame. He is super successful as a coach and has countless state champs and national ranked students. He took over for Lisle Jones ...

StuGo does wonders for Perry

Kalany Rosado, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Uncategorized

StuGo is known for organizing assembles, dances, and spirit weeks. However, many do not realize the influence StuGo has on many of the experiences the student body is able to take part in. High school dances are a highlight of many throughout their high school career. From taking photos with frie...

Nothing but energy for the two captains

Nothing but energy for the two captains

Vivian Duong, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features

The improv team this year has two team captains, both seniors, ambitious to make this year’s improv team the best. “[Improv] helps you with your communication skills and teaches you things like listening to people,” senior and co-captain of the improv team Amanda Federico explains. A very...

Twist on the typical winter concert

Twist on the typical winter concert

Isabel Behrendt, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features

The orchestra and choir winter concerts proved to be a unique blend of music and talent that showcased Perry’s most gifted musicians. Fine arts performances tend to set the mood for the holiday season. Each group sang or played a variety of holiday or classical compositions.The warmth of the holiday carols, a...

How sports medicine helps out the team

Joielline Tchilao, Staff Reporter

November 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

A successful team is not just about how good the players are, but how well everyone contributes to the help with the final performance. The core ingredient behind any good team is teamwork. Within any sport there is a moment in every athlete's life when they experience an injury. Football being on...

Chubba Purdy creating his own legacy

Chubba Purdy creating his own legacy

Nadine Loureiro, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

Having a sibling can prove to be difficult, but having a sibling who used to dominate in the same playing field is even harder. The last name “Purdy” is a well-known name across campus due to the impact the name has on the football field. The boys who display the names on their backs are Juni...

Cooper Harris: vital asset to football team

Anna Myers, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

There’s a lot to take in at football games. Hazy air and the lingering glow from pregame fireworks set the mood. The smell of popcorn and sweaty players infiltrates the riot of the student section and the marching band’s instruments carry the school’s fight song across the entire field.   ...

A new addition in “Musical Comedy Murders of 1940”

A new addition in “Musical Comedy Murders of 1940”

Vivian Duong, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Showcase

English teacher Shelley Lee directed her very first show earlier this month, making a strong debut in the theater department. Taking on a new group of dedicated students, Lee directed the fall production of “Musical Comedy Murders of 1940” which opened for three nights. Describing her position...

Lil Puma Clinic Proves Successful for Eighth Consecutive years

Lil Puma Clinic Proves Successful for Eighth Consecutive years

Leilanie Rios, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

As Friday night football gets students and players riled up, the smiling faces and pom-poms on the sidelines are working harder than ever to keep the high energy in gear. The 2018-2019 cheer team is not only practicing to perfect their skills consistently, but they are also huge involvements on the s...

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